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Student Awards Ceremony 2018

About 200 people gathered April 26 for the 2018 Student Awards Ceremony at Penn State Lehigh Valley.

Lion-Hearted Initiative

Inaugural program to support first-year students

The Lion-Hearted Initiative is an Educational Opportunity Program to support first-year, first-time students
Lion-Hearted Initiative

PSU-LV Lion-Hearted Initiative

In the first year of the Lion-Hearted Initiative, Penn State Lehigh Valley plans to enroll 15 students. The goal of the program is to support first-year, first-time students.

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Undergraduate Research Symposium held at Penn State Lehigh Valley

Penn State Lehigh Valley students presented their research before a panel of judges and fellow students, faculty, staff and the community, on April 5.
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Undergraduate Research Symposium Keynote Speaker 2018

Todd Retzlaff, associate professor of mathematics at Penn State Lehigh Valley, was the featured keynote speaker at the Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 5.

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Undergraduate Research Symposium winners 2018

Some of the winning students from the Undergraduate Research Symposium posed together on April 5 at the Lehigh Valley campus with three of the faculty mentors, Tracey Carbonetto (far left), Jennifer Parker (second from left), and Jacqueline McLaughlin (far right).

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Penn State Lehigh Valley student wins community award at juried art show

Penn State Lehigh Valley student Wendie Chen won a community art award for her colored-pencil piece titled “Color of Life,” submitted to the eight annual Hope & Healing Juried Art Show.
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Wendie Chen working in studio

Wendie Chen worked on her art while in the studio at Penn State Lehigh Valley earlier this month.

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Wendie Chen's award-winning artwork

Wendie Chen's colored-pencil piece titled “Color of Life” won a community award at the Hope & Healing Juried Art Show. Displayed underneath her artwork was the saying, “Even if living in a black and white world, love can always retrieve the color of life.”

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Ron De Long and Wendie Chen

Ron De Long, lecturer in fine art at Penn State Lehigh Valley, and Wendie Chen, a first-year international student, attended the award ceremony on March 22 where Chen was presented a community art award for her colored-pencil drawing of a man embracing a woman.

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