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Annual holiday concert on campus is free and open to the public

Penn State Beaver invites the public to attend a free holiday concert featuring sacred and secular music, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 11, in the Student Union Building auditorium. Doors will open at 7 p.m. The concert will be presented by the Beaver County Symphonic Wind Ensemble and the Monaca Cornet Band. For information, contact the Beaver campus Office of Campus and Community Relations, rxm70@psu.edu or 724-773-3815.

Six Beaver student-athletes named to PSUAC All-Conference team

This fall, six Penn State Beaver student-athletes were named to the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) All-Conference teams.

Members of the women’s volleyball team were Natalie Gamble, junior, McKees Rocks; Kayona Ward, junior, Beaver Falls; and Brittany Davids, freshman, Beaver Falls. The women were named to the Second Team All-Conference after the team advanced into the playoffs this season for the first time under second-year head coach B.J. Bertges.

Members of the men’s soccer team also won honors. Sophomore Marcus Smith, Pittsburgh, was named to First Team All-Conference. Senior Mike Biskup, Monaca, and freshman Matt Fetch, Aliquippa, were named to Second Team All-Conference. For information about Beaver campus athletics, visit www.beaver.psu.edu or contact the Athletic Department at ack121@psu.edu or 724-773-3826.

Continuing Education will offer SAT prep course beginning January

The Penn State Beaver Office of Continuing Education will offer an 18-hour program to assist high school students who are preparing to take the SAT exam.

The course, which will be held in room 106, Ross Administration Building, will familiarize students with test components, questions and problems. Actual questions from previous SATs will be used for practice. Mathematics and verbal sections will be covered. The course also should enhance students' verbal and mathematics skill levels.

The Official SAT Study Guide: Second Edition, now with 10 practice tests, features official SAT practice tests created by the test maker. With 1,000 pages and more than 20 chapters, it has everything students need to prepare for the SAT.

Penn State Beaver mathematics and English faculty will teach the mathematics and verbal sections of the review course. Each instructor is familiar with the exam and the steps necessary to prepare students for successful test-taking. If requested, faculty members will be available outside of the class sessions to discuss questions and provide tips. The complete SAT review course will be offered at three different times for a fee of $225:

-- 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 18 - Feb. 22, 2014; 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 15 - April 26, 2014; and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 26 - May 31, 2014.

The SAT review course will be offered only for students from Chartiers Valley High School, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. 11-27, 2014.

To register or to obtain more information, contact the Beaver campus Office of Continuing Education at beaverce@psu.edu or 724-773-3700, or visit www.beaver.psu.edu.

Public encouraged to subscribe to Penn State Beaver Newswire

The public is encouraged to subscribe to the Penn State Beaver Newswire. This free online publication is delivered to the subscriber’s email address(es) once a week and contains news and information about achievements and programs in and around the Beaver campus community. To subscribe to the newswire, visit http://newswire.psu.edu.

Penn State Beaver Sports Scoreboard: Nov. 20 to 23

Wednesday, Nov. 20

Men’s basketball – Penn State Beaver 75, La Roche College 64

Thursday, Nov. 21

Women’s basketball – Penn State Beaver 88, Thiel College 73

Saturday, Nov. 23

Women’s basketball – Bethany College 91, Penn State Beaver 76

For scores and play-by-play details or for information about Beaver intercollegiate or intramural athletics, visit www.psubeaverathletics.com, or contact Andy Kirschner, athletic director, at ack121@psu.edu or 724-773-3826, or BJ Bertges, assistant athletic director, at bjb36@psu.edu or 724-773-3845.