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Student Spotlight: Rita Concannon

Rita Concannon, an Army ROTC cadet, arrived at Penn State in fall 2014. Within her first week, she met Christin Folwarczny, a junior Nursing student who would help her make the transition into college and military life.

“One of the benefits of ROTC is they pair freshmen with upperclass students for a mentoring relationship,” Rita said. “We had dinner together that first week. She showed me how to fill out my 104R (academic course planner for ROTC) and other paperwork. She looked at my schedule and we developed a study plan together.”

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Translating Research to Innovations in Practice

Abstracts (research, QI, and EBP) are being accepted through December 1 for Translating Research to Innovations in Practice, a symposium to be presented by the College of Nursing and Penn State Health on May 11, 2018, in Hershey, Pa. The keynote speaker...

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Mentoring Program Kickoff Luncheon

The Alumni Society held the kickoff luncheon for its Mentoring Program on Saturday, October 7, at The Nittany Lion Inn. With more than 70 mentors and students attending, this second annual event was a success. Many students, just meeting their mentors for...

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Jackie Graham ’78 honored as Alumni Fellow

Jackie Graham ’78, founder of Corazon Inc., was one of 14 Penn State graduates recognized Oct. 4 with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Penn State Alumni Association.

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