Alumni Society golf outing nets more than $15,000
The eighth annual Penn State Beaver Alumni Society Golf Outing raised more than $15,000, an increase of more than $3,000 from 2007. The outing was held on Sept. 8 at Seven Oaks Country Club, Brighton Township. Outing proceeds will benefit new signage at Penn State Beaver, including the production and installation of way-finding maps that will be placed in strategic campus locations.
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College fair draws 700 students, families
Tuesday's sixth annual Beaver County College Fair drew 700 prospective students and their families and 120 higher education institutions and organizations to Penn State Beaver. Colleges, universities, technical schools and the military were present as were representatives from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency.
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Penn State Day / Homecoming events set for October 25
Penn State Beaver will host its annual Penn State Day / Homecoming celebration on Saturday, Oct. 25. All events are free to the public. A complete listing of events is provided below. For information, contact Amy M. Krebs at firstname.lastname@example.org or (724) 773-3815, or visit http://www.beaver.psu.edu/29313.htm.
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Silent Witnesses, Jackson Katz highlight Voices Against Violence
In observance of October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Penn State Beaver continues to host programs with the theme of Voices Against Violence. The programs are free to the public. On Monday, Oct. 13, a special program titled "Silent Witnesses" will be presented by domestic abuse survivors from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Special Events Room next to the Brodhead Bistro
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Chapin, Schafer featured in Penn State Outreach magazine
Two Penn State Beaver faculty members are featured in the fall issue of the Penn State Outreach magazine. "The Myths and Truths of Domestic Violence," written by Karen Cavaliere Zitomer, highlights research and programs implemented by John Chapin, associate professor of communications, and Carol Schafer, associate professor of theatre, integrative arts and women's studies at Penn State Beaver.
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Baseball team wins two
The Penn State Beaver baseball team traveled Sunday, Oct. 5, to Penn State New Kensington where they scored two wins in a conference doubleheader, 16-1 and 11-2. In game one, sophomore Jake Wojcik (Burgettestown) had his first win of the season when he pitched seven innings and struck out four. Freshman Dan Sonsini (Aliquippa) led with three hits. Senior Jeff Trojan (Rochester) and sophomore Ben Sladick (Western Beaver) each had a double. In the second game, freshman Steve Smolar (New Brighton) pitched a complete game while earning the win with seven strike-outs. Junior Ryan Raraigh (Riverside) and freshman Dave Smith each had three hits while Sonsini, Raraigh, Smith, and junior Justin Parasida (Ambridge) each had two RBIs.
Soccer team defeats Hazleton
On Sunday, Oct. 5, the Penn State Beaver Nittany Lions soccer team hosted and defeated Penn State Hazleton, 3-1, in a PSUAC game at Center Area High School,
Monaca. In the first half, Beaver scored first on a goal by freshman Todd Long (Kane) with assists from sophomore Isaac Shaffer (Riverside) and Alex Dawson
(Riverside). In the second half, Hazleton scored a goal to tie the game, 1-1, but Shaffer broke the tie with a goal and assist from Long. In the last minutes of the game, Long scored another goal with an assist from Shaffer. Beaver's offense had a total of nine shots on goal. Goal keeper Cameron Fertenbaugh, sophomore, (Cumberland Valley) faced three shots and saved two.The Beaver Lions are 7-1-1 in the conference and 7-6-1 overall.
Lady Lions sweep six in PSUAC
On Saturday, Oct. 4, the Penn State Beaver volleyball team hosted and defeated three PSUAC rivals from the East, earned two wins on Sunday and one on Wednesday. Saturday's wins were against Penn College, Penn State Worthington Scranton and Penn State Hazleton, 3-0, 3-0 and 3-0. In the matches, junior Jennifer Hain (Pittsburgh) recorded 44 assists, sophomore Heather Sandusky (New Brighton) totaled 15 kills, sophomore Brittany Clair (Cranberry) had 19 digs and nine kills, and freshman Katie Landis (Rochester) had six digs.
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