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Five new members join Penn State Beaver Advisory Board

Five new members have been appointed to the Penn State Beaver Advisory Board. Appointment term is 2012-2014.

Scott Cunningham, executive vice president and regional managing director, PNC Wealth Management
Robert Griffin, plant manager, Eaton Electrical, Beaver

David E. Sebastian, owner and operator of Bert’s Wooden Indian, Beaver, and manager and secretary-treasurer, Sebastian Enterprise, Inc.

Laura J. Tocci, attorney and partner, McMillen, Urick, Tocci, Fouse, and Jones

Thomas D. Trzcinski, owner and master kitchen designer, Kitchen and Bath Concepts of Pittsburgh, LLC

John Feraco, manufacturing team leader, NOVA Chemicals, Inc., is president of the board. Nick Andrews, president and owner, Andrews Industrial Controls, Inc., is president-elect, and Greg Cerminara, assistant vice president, Michael Baker Jr., Inc., is vice president.

For information about the Advisory Board, contact the Beaver campus Chancellor’s Office at rxm70@psu.edu or 724-773-3553.

Tickets for ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ are on sale now

Tickets for the Center Theatre Players’ July production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ are on sale now through the Penn State Beaver Brodhead Cultural Center Office. Advance purchase of tickets is strong suggested.
‘Superstar’ will be presented at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, July 26, 27, and 28 in the auditorium of the Beaver campus Student Union Building. Cost is $15 for all ages. All seating is general, and tickets are non-refundable.

Tickets can be purchased Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Beaver campus Ross Administration Building, suite 202. In addition, tickets can be ordered by mail by sending a stamped, self-addressed envelope with a detailed request for tickets, contact information, and a check payable to Penn State. Mail request to: Brodhead Cultural Center Penn State Beaver, 100 University Drive, Monaca, PA 15061.

If available, tickets will be sold on the night of each performance beginning at 6 p.m. in the auditorium lobby.
The musical, directed by Sandy Reigel, is part of the 36th summer season of programming presented by the Cultural Center and sponsored by The Times, Beaver Valley Musicians Union Local 82-545, and Eat’n Park Hospitality Group.

‘Superstar’ was recognized as a groundbreaking rock opera that electrified audiences when it opened in 1971. Written by Tony Award winners Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, the show traces the last week in the life of Jesus with a compelling musical score that includes “I Don’t Know How to Love Him,” “King Herod’s Song,” and “Superstar.”

For more information, contact the Brodhead Cultural Center at 724-773-3610 or br-bcc@psu.edu, call the Events Hotline at 724-773-3600, or visit www.beaver.psu.edu/Brodhead.

Admissions Office will host free events in July

The Penn State Beaver Admissions Office will host two free events, 5 p.m., Wednesday, July 11, in the Student Union Building.

The Spend a Summer Evening program will provide attendees with information about the admissions process, financial aid, the academic experience, and living on campus. Participants will also meet with campus faculty, staff, and students to learn more about the Penn State experience. Penn State Creamery ice cream will be served at the end of the evening.

An Adult Open House is open to those interested in beginning or continuing to pursue a degree. Attendees will learn about the five baccalaureate degrees available at Beaver in Administration of Justice; Business; Communications; Information Sciences and Technology, and Psychology. Information about enrolling for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State degrees will also be provided.

Participants will meet with a counselor, explore degree programs, gather financial aid information, and receive an unofficial review of transcripts. In addition, the standard $50 application fee will be waived for those who apply to Penn State that evening.

For more information or to register for an event, contact the Admissions Office at br-admissions@psu.edu, 1-877-JOIN-PSU, or visit the online scheduling system.

Stay on top of campus alerts with PSUTXT

Students, faculty, staff, parents, and the public are invited to register for PSUTXT, a service that alerts subscribers via text messages to cell phones when situations arise on campus that affect the ability of the campus to function normally, on schedule, and/or conduct business as usual. In addition, subscribers can elect to have alerts sent to an e-mail address.

To subscribe or obtain information about PSUTXT, visit http://live.psu.edu/psutxt. For more information, contact the Beaver campus Office of Campus and Community Relations at amk6@psu.edu or 724-773-3815.

Brodhead Cultural Center season continues with free concerts

Free concerts continue at the Penn State Beaver Brodhead Cultural Center with a performance by the Metropolitan Italian Symphonic Band, Tuesday, July 10, and the Pittsburgh Banjo Club, Tuesday, July 17. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. in the J. P. Giusti Amphitheater on campus.

Sponsors of the Cultural Center’s 36th season are The Times, Beaver Valley Musicians Union Local 82-545, and Eat’n Park Hospitality Group.

In the event of inclement weather, shows will move into the campus auditorium.

The Beaver Valley Area Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association will sell concessions prior to and during each show. In addition, the group will sell Penn State Creamery ice cream in cups from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. prior to the Pittsburgh Banjo Concert. Proceeds from concession and ice cream sales benefit the Alumni Chapter’s scholarships for Beaver campus students.

For more information, contact the Brodhead Cultural Center at 724-773-3610 or br-bcc@psu.edu, call the Events Hotline at 724-773-3600, or visit www.beaver.psu.edu/Brodhead.

Registration for youth summer camps is available

The Penn State Beaver Office of Continuing Education and the Athletic Department are sponsoring a variety of academic enrichment and sports camps in June, July, and August. Registration and price information for all camps are available by contacting Continuing Education at beaverce@psu.edu or 724-773-3700, or visit http://www.beaver.psu.edu/CE/youth.htm.

Summer academic enrichment camps are:

Crime Scene Investigation, ages 9-13
July 9-13, 9 a.m. to noon
Rockets Away, ages 9-14
July 9-13, 9 a.m. to noon
Wizardry School, ages 8 and up
July 16-20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Robotics, ages 11 and up
July 16-20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Digital Video and Movie Production, ages 11 and up
July 16-20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Musical Theatre, ages 8-13
July 30-August 3, 9 a.m. to noon
Summer sports camps are:
Fitness, ages 8 -14
June 25-29 or July 2-6 (no camp on July 4)
Boys’ Basketball, ages 8-14
July 9-15, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Girls’ Basketball, ages 8-13
July 16-20, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Coed Wii, ages 8-14
July 23-27, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Coed Soccer, ages 8-13
July 23-27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Beginner Cheerleading, ages 5-8
July 23-27, 9 a.m. to noon
Wrestling, ages 8-14
July 23-27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Advanced Volleyball, ages 14-18
July 30-August 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Advanced Softball, ages 14-18
July 30-August 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Coed Golf, ages 18 and under
August 6-10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Volleyball, ages 8-13
August 6-10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Public invited to participate in Alumni Society Golf Outing

The public is invited to participate in the Penn State Beaver Alumni Society’s Twelfth Annual Golf Outing, Monday, Sept. 10, at Seven Oaks Country Club, Brighton Township.

Registration will begin at 9 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 10:30 a.m. The day will conclude with a dinner, auction, and awards presentation beginning at 5 p.m.

A variety of sponsorship options are available.

For information or to register, go to the Registration and Sponsorship Form. For additional information about participating or becoming a sponsor, contact Diana Patterson, Beaver campus director of development and Alumni Society liaison, 724-773-3558.

Subscribe to free Penn State Beaver Newswire

The public is invited to keep up with Penn State Beaver news with a free subscription to the campus newswire which is sent weekly during the academic year and every other week in the summer.

The newswire offers a quick, easy way to receive the latest news and information about faculty, staff, students, alumni, programs, projects, and events and is sent to the subscriber’s email address(es) of choice.

Subscribers do not need to be Penn State alumni; all are welcome to subscribe by visiting http://newswire.psu.edu/.

For information, contact the Beaver campus Office of Campus and Community Relations at amk6@psu.edu or 724-773-3816.