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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.

Faculty edit, contribute to book on tourism, health and protected lands

Penn State faculty members edited and contributed to the newly published book, “Tourism, Health, Wellbeing and Protected Areas,” which focuses on global evidence that shows parks and other protected areas contribute to a healthy society and therefore increases the importance of cultural and nature-based tourism.
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.
HemoGo

Student entrepreneurs compete for $30,000 in funding on 'The Investment'

Sherveen Karbasiafshar is a biology student at Penn State. He, along with five other undergraduates, created HemoGO — a smartphone application designed to assist people who want to check their complete blood count on the go. HemoGO is one of six Penn State student startups working with the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program to compete for a pool of $30,000 in the annual Inc.U competition show “The Investment,” airing at 8 p.m. May 24 on WPSU.
Buddy Bench

‘Buddy Bench’ reinforces larger lessons for Abington students

Penn State Abington Education majors raised the money to purchase a bench at a local elementary school that encourages children to seek out those in need of a friend. The project is one of many that helps shape the Abington students into teachers who help form well-rounded children.
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Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2018

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.
Abington spring 2018 graduation

Abington chancellor urges new graduates to contribute to the nation

More than 300 new graduates celebrated at Penn State Abington with the words of Chancellor Damian J. Fernandez urging them to contribute in big and small ways to making the nation a better place.
MBA Abington

Penn State Abington launches MBA program

Professionals looking to accelerate their career paths can pursue the MBA at Penn State Abington beginning in fall 2018.
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Student Engagement Network receives record number of summer grant applications

In March, the Student Engagement Network received a record number of applications for the summer 2018 grant award cycle — a number that has more than doubled since the launch of the grant program a year ago.
JRM Solutions at Penn State Great Valley

Engineering students present capstone projects at annual Design Expo

Senior engineering students from Penn State Brandywine and Penn State Abington presented their senior capstone projects at the campuses’ annual Design Expo on Tuesday, April 24. The event was held at Penn State Great Valley.

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