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WOODCARVING ART SHOW & SALE NOV. 1 & 2

The 25th annual art show will be held in the Penn State Brandywine Commons/Athletic Center Gymnasium from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on November 1 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on November 2. The event will feature carvings and pictures available for sale, demonstrations, door prizes, books, tools, and supplies. Admission is $4.00 with proceeds benefiting the Penn State Brandywine Scholarship Fund; children under 12 years old are free with an adult. Parking is free and snacks will be available for purchase.

OUTSTANDING STUDENT LEADS BY EXAMPLE

He's a mentor, a high school fraternity member, president of the Programming Activities Board, a Lion Ambassador, government affairs chair of the Student Government Association, Orientation Leader of the Year, a THON member, handles public relations for the Black Student League, takes six classes (19 credits), and still manages time to run around campus meeting new people and taking part in—if not planning—activities. Not everyone has the time to be this active, but Penn State Brandywine sophomore Al Parks, Jr. makes it sound like a walk in the park.

BRANDYWINE STUDENTS CREATE MULTIMEDIA PROJECT

A class trip to the Smithsonian Institution was all they needed to get their creative minds working overtime. Penn State Brandywine junior Teron Meyers, of Upper Darby, and Alyce DiLauro, of Drexel Hill, who transferred to University Park this fall to complete her major, took one look at the dinosaur exhibit and the next thing they knew they had created a podcast and a video featured on YouTube and iTunes.

STUDENTS EARN AWARDS FOR VOLUNTEERISM

Penn State Brandywine students Christopher Bakey, engineering, and JacQuita Lessane', HDFS, have been chosen to receive the AmeriCorps Education Award and a Presidential Volunteer Service Award for their unwavering dedication to volunteerism. As campus representatives to Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania, AmeriCorps' Education Award program, for the last year, they were each required to volunteer 450 hours throughout the academic year.

CAMPUS AWARDED $39,000 FOR SCHOLARSHIPS

Penn State Brandywine has received a one-year grant of $39,000 to benefit student scholarships from the W.W. Smith Charitable Trust, West Conshohocken.

EARTHQUAKE MONITOR TO BE INSTALLED ON CAMPUS

A member of Penn State University's department of geosciences at University Park will install an earthquake monitoring station on the Penn State Brandywine campus in the next few weeks. The station will be part of a new seismic network being established for the state of Pennsylvania and will be connected to the national network. 

In the wake of the earthquake in New Jersey early Monday, this new  technology could prove to be a valuable educational and outreach tool for students and the local community. Dr.

STUDENTS RAISE DONATIONS FOR PHILADELPHIA CHILDREN

Did you know that Philadelphia has one of the highest child poverty rates in our nation?  Local food pantries help to alleviate child poverty and hunger, but donations often suffer in the summertime as people are more likely to donate during the cold winter months.  This summer has been especially tough since federal funding for food pantries has been cut, and the failing economy has slowed individual donations even more than usual.

One of Penn State Brandywine's own faculty members, Dr.

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

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