Penn State Philadelphia Region Newswire - 11/04/2013

Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, November 4, 2013

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Tailgate Benefit raises $5,000 for scholarships, Four Diamonds Fund
-- Penn State Brandywine soccer takes home PSUAC Championship trophy
-- Two Great Valley professors earn 2013-14 Fulbright awards
-- Three Brandywine professors honored with appointments
-- Six Abington women's soccer players earn all-conference honors
-- Penn State Abington sports scoreboard
-- 50 years of Beatles: It's going to be a really big show
-- The Medical Minute: All about statins

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TOP STORIES:

Tailgate Benefit raises $5,000 for scholarships, Four Diamonds Fund
The sixth annual Penn State Great Valley Tailgate Benefit on Oct. 26 raised more than $5,000 for the School's Alumni Achievement Scholarship Fund and The Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital. Two hundred people attended this year's benefit, which produced the largest donation raised by the event.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/9GyD59LN
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Penn State Brandywine soccer takes home PSUAC Championship trophy
The Penn State Brandywine men's soccer squad accomplished something that they haven't done in 24 years. On Oct. 27, the Nittany Lions defeated rivals Penn State Beaver and were named the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) Champions. This marks the first time Brandywine soccer has won a championship since 1989.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/TMdSSrPJ
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Two Great Valley professors earn 2013-14 Fulbright awards
The Chronicle of Higher Education ranked Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies as one of the top producers of Fulbright awards in the Master's Institutions category for 2013-14.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/zdvdrCvP
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Three Brandywine professors honored with appointments
During his visit to Penn State Brandywine at the end of October, Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas P. Jones honored three campus professors with appointments.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/qKZVJwnS
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Six Abington women's soccer players earn all-conference honors
Six Penn State Abington student-athletes were selected for the 2013 North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) women's soccer all-conference teams.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/9Vtf3c2X
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Penn State Abington sports scoreboard
Penn State Abington scores and points for the week of Oct. 28.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/YfNQGBwc
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50 years of Beatles: It's going to be a really big show
Penn State Laureate Kenneth Womack's essay series, "50 Years of Beatles," continues with a look at the first time Ed Sullivan heard of the Fab Four -- on Oct. 31, 1963 -- and the lead-up to their historic appearance on his popular variety show.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/_HkNvFv5
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The Medical Minute: All about statins
Millions of American have high cholesterol, which puts them at high risk for many health problems like heart and vascular disease and stroke. A class of drugs called 'statins' has become an important tool for doctors to help their patients manage chronically high levels of cholesterol. A Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute infographic offers helpful information about statins.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/Mnf7GD4f

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