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New staff members join campus

Penn State Beaver recently hired four new staff members to fill vacated positions.

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Undergraduate Research Fair results are announced

Thirteen Penn State Beaver students participated in the eighth annual Undergraduate Research Fair held recently on campus. The students discussed their research during oral and / or poster presentations and were required to work with a faculty mentor in researching their topic and preparing a presentation.

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Forensics tournament winners are announced

Penn State Beaver announced the results of the Ninth Annual Forensics Tournament held recently on campus. The event is a public speaking competition open to middle school and high school students in western Pennsylvania. A total of 87 students from four schools participated: Beaver Area Middle School, Beaver County Christian High School, Freedom Area Middle School, and Freedom Area High School.

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Public performance of Rumpelstiltskin set for April 19

This year's annual children's play presented by Penn State Beaver Theatre will be Rumpelstiltskin, adapted from the classic fairy tale by the Grimm Brothers. The play, which will be held in the Beaver campus Student Union Building auditorium, will be presented this spring for school groups and children's organizations. Reservations are required. Tickets are $3 per person.

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Ninth Annual Alumni Society Golf Outing set for September 11

The Ninth Annual Penn State Beaver Alumni Society Golf Outing will be held Friday, Sept. 11 at Seven Oaks Country Club in Brighton Township.

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SGA will co-sponsor Red Cross blood drive on April 17

The Penn State Beaver Student Government Association (SGA) will co-sponsor a Blood Drive at 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, April 17, in the Lodge of the
campus Student Union Building. The public is encouraged to attend to increase blood supplies of all types. No pre-registration is needed.

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Auditions open for 'How to Succeed in Business'

Men and women age 18 and older are invited to audition for the Center Theatre Players' production of the classic comedy, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. The play will be presented as part of the Penn State Beaver Brodhead Cultural Center's 33rd season of summer programming.

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NOVA Chemical Science Challenge set for April 17

Penn State Beaver and NOVA Chemical, Inc. will co-sponsor the Annual NOVA Chemical Science Challenge at Beaver campus from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  on Friday, April 17. A variety of area high school students will compete and winners will be announced following the competition. Beaver campus science faculty members will participate.

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Lady Lions defeat Franciscan University

On Tuesday, April 7 the Penn State Beaver Lady Lions softball team traveled to and defeated the Lady Barons of Franciscan University (Ohio), 15-4, with a second game called due to snow. Beaver was in the lead in the game at 4-1.  Freshman Jamie Karpinski (Quigley Catholic High School, Beaver, PA) led with three RBIs.

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Lions defeat USCAA rival Columbia Union College

On Sunday, April 5 the Penn State Beaver Nittany Lions baseball team hosted and defeated USCAA rival, the Columbia Union College Pioneers (Maryland), in a non-conference double header, 3-2 and 4-2.

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The Medical Minute: Eating 101

Practicing physicians hear familiar remarks about people's diets that include some common misunderstandings. Something all of us do daily, like eating, should not require a nutrition degree to do correctly, and it doesn't. Food is necessary for life, but it can be fun, too. Done properly with a bit of planning, food will make us feel good, feed our appetites and improve our health and energy levels, says John Messmer in the latest edition of The Medical Minute, a service of the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Take Charge tip of the month: Unplug chargers when done charging

Cell phone, iPod and other electric chargers still use energy when plugged in and not charging anything. It is a small amount, but when plugged in all day, every day, it adds up.

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