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Center Theatre Players will present 'Cabaret' on July 29, 30 and 31


The Center Theatre Players will present the Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical "Cabaret" at 7:30 p.m. on July 29, 30 and 31, in the auditorium of the Penn State Beaver Student Union Building. The play, directed by Sandy Reigel, is presented as part of the Brodhead Cultural Center's 34th season of summer programming. For ticket information, call the Brodhead Cultural Center at 724-773-3610, e-mail amk6@psu.edu, or visit www.beaver.psu.edu/brodhead.

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Symphonic Wind Ensemble presents free concert on Aug. 3


The Beaver County Symphonic Wind Ensemble will present a free concert at the Penn State Beaver Brodhead Cultural Center's J. P. Giusti Amphitheater at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 3. In the event of rain or inclement weather, the concert will be held in the auditorium of the Beaver campus Student Union Building.


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Summer youth camps conclude this week


Penn State Beaver's academic and athletic summer youth camps conclude this week. The annual camps are offered by the Office of Continuing Education and the Athletic Department. To obtain information about next summer's youth camps, contact the Office of Continuing Education at 724-773-3762, send an e-mail to beaverce@psu.edu, or visit http://www.beaver.psu.edu/ and click on "Continuing Education."


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Free 'Spend a Summer Evening' program will be held Aug. 10


The Penn State Beaver Admissions Office will host a free "Spend a Summer Evening" program, 5 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 10, in the campus Student Union Building. Prospective students and their families are welcome to attend.  Participants will learn about a variety of Penn State options, including academic programs, the admissions process, and financial aid. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to talk with Beaver campus students and staff and will be given a campus tour by the student Lion Ambassadors.  Refreshments will be served from 5 to 5:30 p.m., and the program will begin promptly at 5:30 p.m. Penn State Creamery ice cream will be served after the campus tour. To register or obtain more information, contact the Admissions Office at 1-877-JOIN-PSU, email br-admissions@psu.edu, or visit www.beaver.psu.edu.


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Beaver welcomes regional staff members


Penn State Beaver recently welcomed three new staff members who will be housed on campus, but have responsibilities at multiple campuses. Stephanie A. DeMaro was named regional job and internship developer for Beaver, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, New Kensington, and Shenango campuses. Erica F. Garner was appointed educational adviser for the Educational Opportunity Centers (EOC) of Southwestern Pennsylvania, a federal TRIO program funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The EOC assists low-income, potential first-general adult students, age 19 or older, in gaining access to post-secondary education and training. Gary M. Slifkey was named director of Catholic Campus Ministry at Beaver and will also conduct ministry outreach at Robert Morris University.

To contact DeMaro or Slifkey, call the Office of Student Affairs at 724-773-3951 or email dxt24@psu.edu. To contact Garner, call the Beaver campus EOC Office at 724-773-3804 or email paf13@psu.edu.


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Beaver to add wrestling as eighth varsity sport


Wrestling will be Penn State Beaver's eighth varsity sport, effective in the fall semester of 2011. Beaver's current varsity sports are men's baseball, basketball and soccer, and women's basketball, soccer, softball and volleyball. "The addition of wrestling will provide more opportunities for student-athletes to continue their careers while attending Beaver campus," Chancellor Gary B. Keefer said. "We believe men's wrestling will generate significant interest among southwestern Pennsylvania's athletes."


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The Medical Minute: Sun protection


Here we are in the middle of the sun and fun season, where activities might include picnics, visits to the beach, outdoor sports, gardening and more.  Summer sun is good for plants and the extra light is helpful for people with seasonal affective disorder, but be careful -- we can get too much of a good thing.


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