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Rock 'n Roar Music Fest to take place Sept. 23 at Penn State Beaver


Penn State Beaver's free Rock 'n Roar Music Fest will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23, at the Brodhead Cultural Center's J. P. Giusti Amphitheater. The concert, which is Beaver's sixth annual free fall concert, is co-sponsored by The Beaver County Times.


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More than 400 youth attended Beaver summer camps


A total of 427 children, ages 3 to 18, attended Penn State Beaver academic enrichment and athletic camps in June and July. The annual camps, which are open to the public, are implemented through the Office of Continuing Education and the Athletic Department. This summer's academic enrichment camps were Kids Learn to Cook, Musical Theatre, Advanced Musical Theatre, Rockets Away, Robotics, Digital Video and Movie Production, Spanish for Kids, Crime Scene Investigation, Wizardry School, Princess Camp, and Beginner Cheerleading.  Athletic camps were Fitness, Softball, Advanced Softball, Baseball, Advanced Baseball, Volleyball, Advanced Volleyball, Boys' Basketball, Girls' Basketball, Advanced Coed Basketball, Wii, Soccer, and Golf. For information about academic and athletic summer camps in 2011, contact the Office of Continuing Education at 724-773-3700 or dlb31@psu.edu or bjb23@psu.edu.


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Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity welcomes new, returning members


Penn State Beaver is welcoming new and returning student members to Alpha Phi Omega (APO), the nation's largest fraternity. APO differs from traditional Greek fraternities in that it is open to men and women and is centered on the principles of service, leadership and friendship. Students who are interested in serving the campus and community as well as developing leadership skills can request more information by contacting Jeremiah Gorrell, APO petitioning group president, at jwg5258@psu.edu or by visiting http://www.apo.org/.



Sons of Thunder close Brodhead Cultural Center's 34th season


On Tuesday, Aug. 31, the Sons of Thunder, an a cappella gospel quartet, presented the final concert in the 34th season of programming at the Penn State Beaver Brodhead Cultural Center. The group, comprised of veteran musicians from Penn Hills, Beaver Falls and Aliquippa, Pa., was founded in 1991 by Pastor Calvin C. Brown of Tabernacle Baptist Church, Beaver Falls. The group's name is derived from the third chapter of the Gospel according to Mark in which Jesus surnamed James and his brother, John, as Boanerges, which translates as Sons of Thunder. This summer, the Brodhead Cultural Center presented 13 performances of 11 shows. For information about next summer's schedule of events at the Brodhead Cultural Center or to obtain information about scheduling a tour of the Baker-Dungan Museum, contact the Brodhead Cultural Center at 724-773-3815, e-mail rxm70@psu.edu or visit www.beaver.psu.edu.


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Continuing Education offers health care management certificate


The Penn State Beaver Office of Continuing Education is offering a certificate program in health care management. The program is designed to meet the immediate educational needs of people currently working in health care, those seeking further professional development in health care management and/or those entering health care from another management field. Beaver will offer the certificate program in condensed-format evening classes from 5:30 to 8:45 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, October 2010 through November 2011, at the Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania located in Thorn Hill Industrial Park, Warrendale, Pa. For more information, contact the Office of Continuing Education at beaverce@psu.edu or bjb23@psu.edu, call 724-773-3700 or visit http://www.beaver.psu.edu/CE/31351.htm?cn21D.


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Lady Lions basketball team raises funds for Women's Center


On Saturday, Aug. 28, the Penn State Beaver Lady Lions basketball team participated in the Run for Life 5K, a race designed to raise funds for the Women's Center of Beaver County. The basketball team raised $240 for the Women's Center. Lady Lions who participated in the event were Megan Stephens, Amy Green, Noelle Milsozewski, Jasmine Green, Brittany Tomaselli, Brooke Mulneix, Hali DeSarro, Taylor Fulton and Maria Corradi. Participating staff members were Bert DeSalvo, head coach; Tim Moore, assistant coach; and Becky Mulholland, adult and transfer admissions counselor. The women's basketball team will continue their 2010-11 community service campaign when they team up with Girls' Hope of Pittsburgh for an event on Sunday, Sept. 5. For more information about the women's basketball team or their service projects, contact DeSalvo at apd12@psu.edu or 724-773-3827, or visit www.beaver.psu.edu/athletics.


Student Government Association will hold blood drive


The Penn State Beaver Student Government Association will hold a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23, in the Lodge of the Student Union Building. Southwestern Penn State campuses will compete to see which location draws the greatest number of donors. There will be free refreshments provided for all donors, and no appointments are necessary. For more information, contact the Student Activities Office at ras62@psu.edu or 724-773-3947.


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Penn State Beaver sports scoreboard: Sept. 1-4, 2010


Wednesday, Sept. 1

Men's Soccer - Penn State New Kensington 1, Penn State Beaver 0

Volleyball - Franciscan University of Steubenville 3, Penn State Beaver 0


Thursday, Sept. 2

Women's Soccer - Geneva College 8, Penn State Beaver 0


Saturday, Sept. 4

Men's Soccer - Washington & Jefferson College 8, Penn State Beaver 0


For updates and game scores for Penn State Beaver varsity sports, visit

http://www.beaver.psu.edu/athletics online, or contact the athletic department

at ack121@psu.edu or 724-773-3826.