Sealy will become New Zealand's only full-time youth minister
Rich Sealy, Catholic campus minister at Penn State Beaver, is leaving the campus for New Zealand, where he will spend at least two years as the country's only full-time youth minister.
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Students help to raise $60,000 through Bowl for Kids Sake
Last month, Penn State Beaver students Jasmine Green, Amy Green and Stephanie Shearer joined other bowlers to help raise $60,000 for the Annual Big Brothers Big Sisters (BB/BS) of Beaver County Bowl for Kids Sake event at Sims's Lanes in Beaver Falls. The students were featured in the BB/BS spring newsletter.
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Former Beaver student receives Evan Pugh Scholar Award
Former Penn State Beaver student Samuel R. Wilton has received the Penn State Evan Pugh Scholar Award. Wilton, a senior at Penn State University Park, is an engineering science major from Pittsburgh.
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Winners of Undergraduate Research Fair announced
Twenty-three students participated in the ninth annual Penn State Beaver Undergraduate Research Fair held April 7 on campus. Students discussed their research during oral and/or poster presentations and were required to work with a faculty mentor in researching their topic and preparing a presentation. First and second place awards were given for oral and poster presentations. For information about the annual Undergraduate Research Fair, contact Zhongyuan Che, assistant professor of mathematics, at email@example.com or 724-773-3884.
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Adult Literacy Action will hold tutor training workshop
Adult Literacy Action (ALA) of Penn State Beaver will hold a free tutor training workshop from 6 to 9 p.m. on April 20, 22, 27 and 29, at the ALA office, 336 College Avenue, Beaver, Pa.
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Alumni chapter, Business Club seek volunteers for Habitat ReStore
The Beaver Valley Area Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association and the Penn State Beaver Business Club are seeking volunteers to work at the ReStore, sponsored by Habitat for Humanity of Beaver County, at 8 a.m., on Saturday, April 24, at Habitat's office, 47 Bridge Street, Beaver Falls, Pa. The ReStore will be holding a yard sale to raise funds and collect building supplies for use in future Habitat homes. To volunteer, contact Alumni Chapter Board of Directors member Eric McIntosh at firstname.lastname@example.org. Information also is available at the Habitat for Humanity of Beaver County website at http://beavercountyhabitat.org.
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'For the Love of Haiti' project continues to seek donations
Donations are still being solicited for 'For the Love of Haiti,' a Penn State Beaver project designed to raise funds for relief efforts for the victims of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that devastated Haiti in January. Donations are welcome from the community at large. Make checks payable to Penn State SGA and mail to: Denise Turyan, Office of Student Affairs, Penn State Beaver, 100 University Drive, Monaca, PA 15061. For more information, contact project
supervisors Becky Mulholland, adult and transfer admissions counselor, email@example.com or 724-773-3809, or Robin Schreck, student activities and residence life coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org or 724-773-3947.
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Chirico article appears in sociology journal
JoAnn Chirico, senior instructor in sociology at Penn State Beaver, is the author of 'Demystifying the Nation Globe Conundrum: A Preliminary Sketch' which appeared in the journal, Perspectives on Global Development and Technology. Chirico can be contacted at email@example.com or 724-773-3846.
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Penn State Beaver sports scoreboard: April 5-18, 2010
Monday, April 5
Softball - Doubleheader - Penn State Beaver 2, Rochester College 1 and
Rochester College 11, Penn State Beaver 3
Tuesday, April 6
Baseball - Doubleheader - Penn State Beaver 13, Penn College 2 and Penn State
Beaver 3, Penn College 2
Thursday, April 8
Softball - Penn State Beaver v. Geneva College - Postponed
Friday, April 9
Softball - Doubleheader - Penn State Beaver 20, Franciscan University 5 and
Penn State Beaver 11, Franciscan University 2
Saturday, April 10
Baseball - La Roche College 13, Penn State Beaver 5
Softball - Doubleheader - Penn State Beaver 6, Penn State Schuylkill 1 and
Penn State Beaver 19, Penn State Schuylkill 1
Sunday, April 11
Baseball - Doubleheader - Penn State Beaver 6, Penn State Brandywine 1 and
Penn State Beaver 5, Penn State Brandywine 4
Softball - Doubleheader - Penn State Beaver 8, Penn State Greater Allegheny 0
and Penn State Beaver 9, Penn State Greater Allegheny 1
Tuesday, April 13
Softball - Doubleheader - Penn State Beaver 12, Penn State New Kensington 1
and Penn State Beaver 5, Penn State New Kensington 4
Saturday, April 17
Baseball - Doubleheader - Penn State Beaver 14, Penn State Wilkes-Barre 7 and
Penn State Beaver 9, Penn State Wilkes-Barre 3
Softball - Doubleheader - Penn State Beaver 11, Penn College 2 and Penn State
Beaver 17, Penn College 3
Sunday, April 18
Baseball - Doubleheader - Penn State Beaver 4, Penn State Mont Alto 0 and Penn
State Beaver 3, Penn State Mont Alto 0
Softball - Doubleheader - Penn State Beaver 8, Penn State Mont Alto 0 and Penn
State Beaver 16, Penn State Mont Alto 0
'CEO Conversations' to feature Highmark Inc. CEO at Fayette April 21
The final event in the spring 2010 CEO Conversations series at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, will feature Kenneth R. Melani, president and CEO of Highmark Inc. This free event, open to the public, will be held at 12:30
p.m. on April 21, in the Maggie Hardy Magerko Auditorium in the Fayette campus' Community Center.
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The Medical Minute: Multidisciplinary approach to head and neck cancer
It is estimated that 40,000 men and women in the United States will develop head and neck cancer in the coming year. Head and neck cancer involves the cells that line the mucosal surfaces or moist tissue lining in the head and
neck area, for example, the mouth, swallowing passage (pharynx), nose and throat. These cancers account for approximately 3 to 5 percent of all cancers in the United States.
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