IST’s Corporate Associates mentor, empower future tech leaders

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Many college students have a support network of family and friends to help them work toward their career goals. But in the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST), students are able to tap into another powerful resource — some of the most prestigious and powerful …

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Penn State leadership backs U.S. legislative effort on hazing

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As part of focused efforts to promote student safety through legislative action in Pennsylvania and across the country, Penn State President Eric Barron announced his support for a federal bill that, if passed into law, would require universities nationwide to report hazing under the Clery Act …

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Geosys Launches Partnership Program To Address Agricultural Challenges.

‘Geosys Labs’ participants will have access to company’s tools and expertise at no cost MINNEAPOLIS, June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Geosys, a leading provider of agronomic decision support tools, today launched Geosys(TM) Labs, a new program that will make its global database of satellite imagery and weather data available to …

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Nineteen faculty members transfer to emeritus status

Nineteen Princeton University faculty members were transferred to emeritus status in recent action by the Board of Trustees. Transfers are effective July 1, 2017. They are: Dilip Abreu, the Edward E. Matthews, Class of 1953, Professor of Finance and professor of economics; Anne Case, the Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of …

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Report finds significant racial and ethnic disparities

The Center on Poverty and Inequality’s annual report finds profound racial and ethnic disparities in employment, health and housing in the United States. (Image credit: Lawrence Sawyer / Getty Images) Despite improvements in education, social mobility and many critical areas, large racial and ethnic disparities still exist – and are …

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Staff news – Celebrating our Professional Service achievements

Thursday 22 June is the biggest night of the year for the University’s Professional Services.  The winners of the Professional Services Recognition Awards will be announced at a special ceremony that celebrates the outstanding achievements of our PS colleagues.  This is the fifth year of the awards.  We have six …

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Penn State Brandywine hires new director of enrollment management

MEDIA, Pa. — Penn State Brandywine recently hired a new director of enrollment management. Nicola DiFronzo-Heitzer, previously employed by Immaculata University in Malvern, assumed her role on campus at the beginning of June. DiFronzo-Heitzer has more than 16 years of experience in higher education and she looks forward to using …

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Summerfest Kicks Off Canada 150 Celebrations at U of G

The University of Guelph will celebrate Canada 150 with Summerfest on the Green, a community-wide event taking place June 25. Fred Penner The event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., includes live music, food trucks, a beer garden and activities that highlight U of G and Canadian achievements. …

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