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Penn State Educational Office Professionals recognize outstanding staff members

The Penn State Educational Office Professionals (PSEOP) recognized the contributions of exceptional staff members at an awards ceremony May 18 at the Nittany Lion Inn.
Jenna Heffner at bat in a 2017 softball game

Heffner selected to NFCA All-America 2nd Team

Jenna Heffner capped off her illustrious four-year career by being earning National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America Second Team honors, as announced at the NCAA Division III Championship Banquet on Wednesday evening in Oklahoma City.
Langan ribbon cutting

Langan LaunchBox dedication ceremony

An enthusiastic group of about 75 community leaders; city and county officials; Penn State Berks faculty, staff and students; and Penn State Health St. Joseph physicians and administrators, participated in a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour of the Langan LaunchBox, a signature social entrepreneurship and business accelerator program established with a $50,000 grant from the Invent Penn State Initiative.
Ann Thompson, Wendy Stodart, John Shank, Jacqueline Peagler, and Karla Schmit

University Libraries celebrates faculty and staff with 2017 awards

Five members of the Penn State University Libraries — Ann Thompson, Wendy Stodart, John Shank, Jacqueline Peagler, and Karla Schmit — were honored for their outstanding contributions toward the success of Libraries’ operations, diversity and inclusion, and innovation. Libraries' staff members submitted nominations, and the awards were presented on May 11.
Barry and Deb Schlouch

College hosts Workforce Development Seminar

Penn State Berks will host a Workforce Development Seminar titled “How to Retain, Attract and Advance Dynamic and Engaged Employees,” presented by two representatives of Schlouch Incorporated: Barry Schlouch, President, and Don Swasing, Chief Operating Officer.

College hosts ISC Convention

Chemistry students from across the region visited Penn State Berks for the Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention on April 29. Fifteen students from nine institutions of higher education presented their research. 
Nate at graduation

Nihiser travels winding road

Nathan Nihiser has traveled a long and windy road that led him to cross the stage of commencement, graduating cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in electro-mechanical engineering technology from Penn State Berks this spring.
Two students, creators of the Someonew app, sit together smiling, discussing entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship courses available to campuses through Digital Learning Co-op

Three core courses required for students enrolled in the Intercollege Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ENTI) are now available to all Penn State campuses through the Digital Learning Cooperative, an administrative system that assists campuses and colleges in the sharing of online, hybrid and video courses.

Seed grants help engineering faculty team up for summer research projects

Four projects have been selected to receive funding through the Penn State College of Engineering's new Multi-campus Seed Grant program. The program aims to foster research collaborations between engineering faculty at the University Park campus and at the Commonwealth campuses.

UHS to collect student health insurance information for 2017-18

Penn State is moving toward a University-wide health insurance requirement for the 2018-19 academic school year. In preparation for the new requirement, University Health Services (UHS) will begin collecting student health insurance information in May 2017.

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