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SORKIN TRANSLATES POEMS OF RENOWNED ROMANIAN WRITER

Adam J. Sorkin, distinguished professor of English at Penn State Brandywine, recently published a new book of translated poetry by one of Romania's most prominent younger poets.

Sorkin, of Havertown, collaborated primarily with the author, Ruxandra Cesereanu, to translate the poems found in Crusader-Woman, published by Black Widow Press, Boston. Cesereanu is the author of nine books of poetry, five books of fiction, and significant essays on the Romanian political prisons and political torture in the twentieth century.

"THE FIRST TEN YEARS"

Freshmen write book on Brandywine's beginnings

SPRING 2008 COMMENCEMENT

Over 100 students received their degrees

GALA HONORS ALUMS AND RAISES SCHOLARHIP DOLLARS

In keeping with the "40th" theme throughout the past year, Penn State Brandywine raised more than $40,000 for student scholarships at its 40th Anniversary Gala May 10.

GUERTIN RECEIVES CONGRESSIONAL CITATION

Laura Guertin, associate professor of earth and mineral sciences at Penn State Brandywine, received a congressional citation from Delaware County U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak, April 28, on campus. Guertin received the award for all of the community service activities she has initiated and organized at Penn State Brandywine, including those for the 40 Acts of Kindness and Civic Engagement campaign this year as part of the campus' 40th anniversary celebration.

Campus Chancellor Sophia Wisniewska said the honor was well deserved. "I am delighted and proud that Dr.

ESPARRAGOZA FIRST RECIPIENT OF FRANZ AWARD

Ivan Esparragoza, associate professor of engineering at Penn State Brandywine, was named the first winner of the George W. Franz Advising and Mentoring Award at the campus‚ Spring Honors Convocation on April 17. The Franz award annually recognizes a faculty or staff member for his/her efforts in helping others to achieve their potential.

Esparragoza, a member of the faculty at Penn State Brandywine since 2001, goes above and beyond for his engineering students.

STUDENTS HONORED AT EURECA AND HONORS CONVOCATION

In celebration of student achievements, Penn State Brandywine's EURECA (Exposition of Undergraduate Research Enterprise and Creative Accomplishment) Program and Spring Honors Convocation will both be held Thursday, April 17, 2008 in the Common's Building Gymnasium. The EURECA Program will begin at 4:30 p.m. followed by convocation at 6:30 p.m.

FORMER PRESIDENT CLINTON VISITS THE CAMPUS

Former president Bill Clinton visited the Penn State Brandywine campus on Friday, March 7, 2008 to rally support for his wife and presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton. Before an enthusiastic crowd of 1,500 students, faculty, staff and community members, the former president discussed Senator Clinton's ideas on energy independence, improving our schools, health care, the budget and the war in Iraq, to name a few.

ELEMENTARY ED SENIORS TAKE FIRST AND SECOND PLACE IN STUDENT CONFERENCE

Four ELEDM seniors attended the Student Pennsylvania State Education Associate (SPSEA) annual conference in Pittsburgh and entered the Learning Center Competition which is judged by teachers.

Congratulations to Megan Peterkin, whose "Ecosystems" center received FIRST place and Megan Russo, whose "Complements of Ten" center placed SECOND in the competition.  We are very proud of them for this achievement, and thank them for representing our campus so well.

Megan Russo with her entry "Complements of Ten

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