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Lehigh Valley student Mandy Marquardt stands at Machu Picchu.

Lehigh Valley campus expands spring break travel options for students

Penn State Lehigh Valley has expanded the number of spring break travel opportunities offered this year. During spring break (March 9-15), Lehigh Valley campus faculty and staff are leading more than 75 students on trips to Great Britain, Ireland, Mexico, and Peru, as well as Massachusetts and West Virginia.
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Global Expo to highlight travel opportunities for Lehigh Valley students

Penn State Lehigh Valley faculty, with the support of the Student Activity Fee, will host the second annual Global and Cultural Engagement Expo for students from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, in Room 135. The event’s purpose is to showcase the many international courses and programs that are offered throughout the year at the campus. The event is free and open to students, faculty and staff.
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Penn State Poe scholars team up to chair international conference

Lehigh Valley professor Barbara Cantalupo and DuBois Professor Emeritus Richard Kopley are notable Edgar Allan Poe scholars, longtime colleagues and friends. Their most recent collaboration, the fourth International Edgar Allan Poe Conference, was more than two years in the making.
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Distinguished Professor premieres series of poems at Poe Museum

Charles Cantalupo, Distinguished Professor of English, comparative literature and African studies, spent years traveling to and researching the cities where one of America’s all-time greatest writers, Edgar Allan Poe, lived throughout his life. On June 4, he performed for the first time the entire sequence of his poems on where Poe lived, called “Poe in Place.”
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Speaker to raise awareness of sexual assault at Penn State Lehigh Valley

Justine Shuey, a board-certified sexologist and certified sexuality educator, will present a program to students about healthy relationships at 12:15 p.m. on Sept. 10 at Penn State Lehigh Valley.
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Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2016

Following is a list of fixed-term faculty promotions at Penn State, effective July 1, 2016.
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Second-grade students get a taste of college life

Beginning last year, each classroom at Roberto Clemente Elementary Charter School was adopted by a local college or university. Penn State Lehigh Valley adopted the second-grade class. A field trip held May 12 was a continuation of this multifaceted partnership.
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Lecture series continues with 'History and Evolution of Psychology'

Tina Q. Richardson, chancellor of Penn State Lehigh Valley will present the final lecture of the SAGE spring series on June 3.
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Lehigh Valley student killed, another injured in accident at Glen Onoko Falls

A Penn State Lehigh Valley student has died in an accident on May 25 at Glen Onoko Falls in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania.
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High school students invited to 'Spend a Summer Evening'

Penn State Lehigh Valley is inviting high school juniors, seniors and their parents to “Spend a Summer Evening” at the Center Valley campus to learn about Penn State’s admissions process, financial aid timeline and the more than 160 academic options available.