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STUDENTS PLACE FIRST IN HARRISBURG COMPETITION

Four Penn State Brandywine students "took care of business" at the State Leadership Conference in Harrisburg on April 10, 2010.

The students participated in three events and placed in two. Seniors David Vesely and Robert Bagonis and junior Richard Cook entered the financial services competition as a team and placed first.

FACULTY RECEIVE IAH GRANTS

Three Penn State Brandywine faculty members have received Individual Faculty Grants from the University's Institute for the Arts and Humanities (IAH), which helps to fund the research and creative projects of individual faculty members in and across the arts and humanities at Penn State.

JOY COMES IN MANY COLORS

to Haitian children

EARTHQUEST COMES TO CAPITOL HILL

Penn State Brandywine sophomore Sara Neville was selected as one of 60 undergraduates from across the nation and across all disciplines to present her research to senators, representatives, their staffers and representatives from funding agencies as part of the Council on Undergraduate Research's annual Posters on the Hill event on April 13 in Washington, D.C.

STUDENTS CONDUCT STUDY ON DIVERSITY IN EDUCATION

Under the guidance of Assistant Professor of Psychology Daniela Martin, two Penn State Brandywine students traveled to the Big Apple for an experience unlike any they could find in a classroom.

On March 6, Martin escorted senior Ryan Smith and junior Sauda Anima, who transferred to University Park this semester, to the Eastern Psychological Association Convention in Brooklyn, N.Y. to present research to their peers and professionals in the discipline of psychology.

ENGINEERING CLUB PLACES 3RD IN RUBE GOLDBERG COMPETITION

All it took was a few sets of elaborate arms, wheels, gears, handles, cups, rods, balls, boots, cages, bathtubs and a base gel and alcohol mixture and voila! The Penn State Brandywine Engineering Club had a mouse-trap-like contraption that dispensed hand sanitizer all on its own.

It was this over-engineered apparatus that won the club third place in the 2010 Rube Goldberg competition held at University Park.

BRANDYWINE GRAD WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FOR THESIS

Uncovers important perspective on history

STUDENTS RAISE MORE THAN $1500 FOR PEDIATRIC CANCER

More than 70 Penn State Brandywine community members raised more than $1,500 in just two and a half hours by creating human sundaes and bidding on items such as theater and museum tickets, spa treatments, paintings and much more. Gill was one of only two students from the campus chosen to dance for 46 hours at the IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon beginning on February 19 at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park to raise money for the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Children's Hospital.

STUDENTS SHOW COURAGE TO SAVE LIVES

In a heartwarming effort to honor beloved professor Arnold Markley, who will soon undergo a bone marrow transplant to win his fight against leukemia, nearly 70 people, more than half of them students, joined the national marrow donor registry on Friday, Dec. 4 at Penn State Brandywine's "Be The Match Registry" drive.

"I was inspired to [join the registry] after hearing about Dr. Markley," 19-year-old freshman Will Schmidt, of West Chester, said.

A QUARTER MILE OF QUARTERS

In keeping with their focus this academic year on universal primary education, Penn State Brandywine honors students are raising money for children in Ghana, Africa to help pay for their schooling. In just four hours on Monday, Nov. 2, the students raised almost 160 dollars in quarters (360 dollars in total) for the Heritage Academy, a co-educational primary and junior high day school founded in 2004 by Kwesi Koomson, a math teacher at the Westtown School in West Chester, and his wife, Melissa.

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