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Dawn Blasko named executive director of University Faculty Senate

Dawn Blasko, associate professor of psychology at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has been appointed executive director of the University Faculty Senate. Blasko, who will begin her new role on July 1, has been a member of the Faculty Senate for nearly 17 years and is a past chair.
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Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2017

The following is a list of Penn State fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1.
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Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2017

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.
Penn State Behrend commencement speaker Priscilla H. Hamilton

'The Helping Hand': Alumna Priscilla Hamilton's spring 2017 commencement address

Alumna Priscilla H. Hamilton, class of 1978, gave the commencement address at Penn State Behrend’s spring 2017 graduation ceremony, held May 5 in Erie Insurance Arena.
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Middle-school girls enjoy slimy science at Penn State Behrend’s Math Options

The 21st annual Math Options Career Day was held at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on May 9. The daylong program was designed to expose young girls to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics — fields that generally are dominated by men.