Penn State Philadelphia Region news

Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, April 19, 2021

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Abington chancellor discusses state of higher education, diversity and inclusion
-- Road to Commencement: Haley Grossi
-- Brandywine 'Exercise Is Medicine' program receives silver-level status
-- Penn State Abington releases spring 2021 commencement details
-- Brandywine students showcase their research at annual exhibition
-- Penn State students can help 'Swipe Out Hunger' during Earth Week
-- The Medical Minute: How sleep affects your overall health

Also in this issue: Events.

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STORIES:

Abington chancellor discusses state of higher education, diversity and inclusion
Chancellor Margo DelliCarpini told a conference audience that Penn State Abington has become stronger from the challenges faced by the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://news.psu.edu/link/2tYgwK7z
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Road to Commencement: Haley Grossi
Penn State Brandywine's Road to Commencement features seniors and recent graduates sharing their Brandywine experience and journey to graduation day.

https://news.psu.edu/link/kHsj78tC
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Brandywine 'Exercise Is Medicine' program receives silver-level status
The "Exercise is Medicine on Campus" program at Penn State Brandywine has been recognized as a silver-level program by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the organization that originated the Exercise is Medicine global initiative.

https://news.psu.edu/link/zQN9qBsT
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Penn State Abington releases spring 2021 commencement details
With the health and safety of students, their guests, and the community continuing to be the priority, Penn State Abington's ceremonies will look different this year and will follow all state and federal guidelines.

https://news.psu.edu/link/wHBwtLzS
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Brandywine students showcase their research at annual exhibition
Penn State Brandywine held its annual Exhibition of Undergraduate Research Enterprise and Creative Accomplishment (EURECA) virtually on April 12. The annual event provides an opportunity for undergraduate students across numerous academic disciplines to present their research and creative endeavors to the campus community.

https://news.psu.edu/link/5J6Bcb6q
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Penn State students can help 'Swipe Out Hunger' during Earth Week
All Penn State residential campuses will host Swipe Out Hunger in conjunction with Earth Week 2021. During the week of April 19-23, students who have excess dining dollars left over on their meal plans can donate $5, $10, or $15 of their campus meal plan to the Student Emergency Fund any time they dine on campus.

https://news.psu.edu/link/ghGZHRsf
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The Medical Minute: How sleep affects your overall health
Most people know a good night's sleep helps them feel refreshed and invigorated. But fewer realize how vital sleep is to their overall health and well-being.

https://news.psu.edu/link/LZgP_NWY

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EVENTS:

Great Valley
Project Management Certificate Virtual Information Session
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 4
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Great Valley
Engineering Management and Systems Engineering Webinar
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 5
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Great Valley
General Business Programs Webinar
12 p.m. to 12 p.m., Wednesday, May 5
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Great Valley
Leadership Development Certificate Virtual Information Session
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, May 6

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QUICK LINKS:

Coronavirus updates
Stay up-to-date on the latest information from Penn State regarding the global coronavirus outbreak.
https://news.psu.edu/link/bmDx_13D

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