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Pierce coauthors article on child neglect sentencing decisions

Mari B. Pierce, assistant professor of criminal justice at Penn State Beaver, is the coauthor of “Assessing the Influence of Familial Paternalism on Child Neglect Sentencing Decisions,” an article that appeared online in June in the American Journal of Criminal Justice.

Pierce began teaching in the fall semester for the new bachelor’s degree in administration of justice at Beaver. Before coming to Penn State, Pierce was an assistant professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Western Oregon University. She also served as the instructor of record for the Department of Criminology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the Department of Criminal Justice at New Mexico State University.

She holds a doctorate in criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a master’s degree in criminal justice from New Mexico State University, and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Whitman College.

Pierce can be contacted at mbp16@psu.edu or 724-773-3549.

Spend a Summer Evening program open to prospective students

Students interested in learning more about Penn State are invited to attend the Spend a Summer Evening program offered by the Penn State Beaver Admissions Office at 5 p.m., Thursday, July 14 and Tuesday, Aug. 16.

The Spend a Summer Evening program provides participants with the opportunity to meet with Beaver campus admissions staff members, faculty and students, and offers information about the admissions process, financial aid, Penn State’s academic opportunities and life on and off campus. Registration and refreshments begin at 5 p.m., followed by a 5:30 p.m. start time for the program. Penn State Berkey Creamery ice cream will be served to all attendees.

Beaver campus offers bachelor's degrees in administration of justice, business, communications, information sciences and technology, and psychology, and each degree can be completed entirely at Beaver. In addition, the campus offers the 2+2 Program, which allows students to enroll in the first two years of more than 160 bachelor degrees at Beaver before moving to another Penn State location to complete the degree.

To register for the events or to obtain more information, contact the Admissions Office at 1-877-JOIN-PSU, br-admissions@psu.edu, or via AOL Instant Messenger at BRAdmissions.

Camps for youth continue in July and August

Penn State Beaver’s academic and sports summer camps for youth continue in July and August. The camps are offered through the Office of Continuing Education and the Athletic Office.

Rockets Away, ages 9-14
Monday-Friday, July 18-22
9:00 a.m. to noon

Wizardry School, ages 8 and up
Monday-Friday, July 18-22
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Robotics, ages 11 and up
Monday-Friday, July 18-22
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Digital Video and Movie Production, ages 11 and up
Monday-Friday, July 18-22
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Spanish for Kids, ages 5 and up
Monday-Friday, July 18-22
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Beginner Cheerleading, ages 5-8
Monday-Friday, July 25-29
9:00 a.m. to noon

Musical Theatre, ages 9-12
Monday-Friday, August 8-12
9:00 a.m. to noon

Musical Theatre, ages 13-16
Monday-Friday, August 8-12
1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Fitness Camp, ages 8-14
Monday-Friday, July 18-22
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Fitness Camp, ages 8-14
Monday-Friday, August 1-5
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Girls’ Basketball, ages 8-13
Monday-Friday, July 18-22
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Wii Camp, ages 8-14
Monday-Friday, July 25-29
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Soccer Camp, ages 8-13
Monday-Thursday, July 18-22
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

To register for a camp or to obtain more details, contact the Office of Continuing Education at BeaverCE@psu.edu or 724-773-3700, or visit www.beaver.psu.edu.

Classic Broadway musical comedy will be presented July 28-30

Tickets are on sale now for the Center Theatre Players production of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy, "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum." The show will be held at 7:30 p.m. from July 28-30 in the auditorium of the Penn State Beaver Student Union Building. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Brodhead Cultural Center office at 724-773-3610 or by sending an email to rxm70@psu.edu.
The play, which is presented as part of the Brodhead Cultural Center’s 35th summer series, is directed by Sandy Reigel. Songs from the show include "Comedy Tonight" and "Everybody Ought to Have a Maid." The play debuted on Broadway in 1962 and has been revived frequently since then in the United States and London, England. The 1966 film featured comedy greats Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, and Buster Keaton.
For a complete schedule of the Brodhead Cultural Center’s summer series, visit http://www.beaver.psu.edu/brodhead online.

Brodhead Cultural Center continues free summer concerts

Two free concerts will be held this month as part of the Penn State Beaver Brodhead Cultural Center’s 35th season of summer programming. The shows are open to the public.

The Monaca Cornet Band will perform Tuesday, July 12, and the Pittsburgh Banjo Club will be in concert Tuesday, July 19. Both shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. In addition, because of maintenance upgrades at the outdoor amphitheater, the concerts will be held in the auditorium of the Beaver campus Student Union Building.

The Beaver Valley Area Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Society will sell Penn State Creamery ice cream from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the auditorium and will also provide refreshments. All sale proceeds benefit the Alumni Chapter’s scholarships for Beaver campus students.

This summer’s program sponsors include The Times, Clearview Federal Credit Union, and the Beaver Valley Musicians Union Local 82-545.

For more information or a complete schedule of summer events, contact the Brodhead Cultural Center at 724-773-3610, email rxm70@psu.edu, or visit www.beaver.psu.edu/brodhead.

 

 

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