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Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2018

The following is a list of fixed-term faculty promotions at Penn State, effective July 1.
Abington scholarship grants

Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation

Lindsey Bohra, Associate Director of the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation; Chancellor Damian J. Fernandez, Penn State Abington; and Gianna Durso-Finley, Executive Director, Newcombe Foundation.

Glenn Sterner

Penn State researchers hope website humanizes, helps others affected by opioids

“Share Your Opioid Story” is an initiative designed to raise public awareness of the impact of the opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania and empower Pennsylvanians affected by the epidemic to talk openly about the effects of opioid addiction. Stories of individuals, family members and friends affected by the epidemic can be found — and shared — online at shareyouropioidstory.com.
Abington Kids & Teen College

Abington camps can help stem summer learning loss

Parents and caregivers can combat summer learning loss with a variety of educational and enrichment opportunities at Penn State Abington Kids & Teen College.

Marissa Nicosia

Dr. Marissa Nicosia, Assistant Professor of Renaissance Literature, briefly describes her research and her teaching at Penn State Abington.

Abington boat sculptures

Ship ahoy! Abington students sail sculptures inspired by iconic films

A group of first-year art majors at Penn State Abington literally sailed into summer. Enrolled in a foundational sculpture course, the students constructed 6-foot replicas of iconic ships and submarines, which they launched on the campus duck pond for their final exam.

Penn State contracts with Metz Culinary Management for seven campuses

In an effort to consolidate multiple external food service contracts at seven of its Commonwealth Campuses, Penn State has awarded Metz Culinary Management a three-year food services contract to serve those locations.
Philadelphia Water Challenge

Water Challenge aims to prevent contamination in Philadelphia rivers, streams

Penn State Abington and the Philadelphia Water Department are tapping teams from colleges and universities for solutions to protect streams and rivers from contamination.

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