Penn State Philadelphia Region Newswire - 10/07/2013

Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, October 7, 2013

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Mission accomplished: Vets complete Abington project management classes
-- Out of the classroom, into the office for Brandywine student
-- Brandywine graduate lands dream job
-- Three Abington student athletes earn honors
-- Abington THON breaks record during first canning weekend
-- Tailgate Benefit to support student award, Four Diamonds Fund
-- Oct. 23 documentary screening will unravel family paradox
-- Penn State Abington sports scoreboard
-- Penn State students help rebuild stormwater systems in Philadelphia

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TOP STORIES:

Mission accomplished: Vets complete Abington project management classes
Six post-9/11 veterans have successfully translated their "failure is not an option" military mindset into a valuable new career path. They earned academic certificates in project management last week from Penn State Abington, the final step in completing a work-study initiative through a partnership between the college, Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS) and Prudential Financial.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/ZDKMdqqK
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Out of the classroom, into the office for Brandywine student
Senior communications major Katie Kashner is taking a break from her normal five-class semester to spend some time learning in a completely new setting. The Penn State Brandywine student recently started an internship with Crozer-Chester Medical Center's public relations and marketing office and is getting some real-world experience before graduating this December.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/bVDDJG_W
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Brandywine graduate lands dream job
Penn State Brandywine graduate Amelia Klaus established her leadership skills, not only in the classroom, but also by becoming involved in countless ways with the Media campus. Her hard work paid off a week after earning her bachelor's degree in business in May as she accepted a job she enjoys every day.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/BPDJL2Ns
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Three Abington student athletes earn honors
Three Penn State Abington student athletes earned player of the week honors, and two of them received accolades from two different conferences.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/T18r9CK8
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Abington THON breaks record during first canning weekend
Penn State Abington THON kicked off the 2014 IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, raising a record $9,000 during its first canning weekend.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/csWrRj72
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Tailgate Benefit to support student award, Four Diamonds Fund
Students, alumni and friends are invited to the Blue Tie Tailgate Benefit at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at The Conference Center at Penn State Great Valley, 30 E. Swedesford Road, Malvern, as the Penn State Nittany Lions take on the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/cLFVqFP_
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Oct. 23 documentary screening will unravel family paradox
"Stories We Tell" will be screened from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, at The Conference Center at Penn State Great Valley, 30 E. Swedesford Road, Malvern.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/rrJ8tvBk
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Penn State Abington sports scoreboard
Penn State Abington athletics scores for the week of Sept. 30.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/vLMGkvQy
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Penn State students help rebuild stormwater systems in Philadelphia
The Water Blues, Green Solutions Stormwater Management Project -- an initiative coordinated by Penn State Cooperative Extension, Penn State's College of Arts and Architecture and Penn State Public Media -- brought together Penn State students, staff and community volunteers to revamp two green infrastructure sites in the heart of Philadelphia.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/j36Vz_r_

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The Penn State Philadelphia Region Headlines Issue incorporates news from Penn State Abington, Penn State Brandywine, Penn State Great Valley, Penn State at the Navy Yard, and Philadelphia recruitment center locations of the University, and is brought to you regularly as a service of News and Media Relations for the Philadelphia region. We want to hear from you! Send your comments or questions to bw-ur@psu.edu.
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