Edu links – Best Toplink http://besttoplink.info/ Tue, 20 Sep 2022 21:46:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://besttoplink.info/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/icon-120x120.png Edu links – Best Toplink http://besttoplink.info/ 32 32 WNC team connects with communities at Labor Day Parade, Cantaloupe Festival https://besttoplink.info/wnc-team-connects-with-communities-at-labor-day-parade-cantaloupe-festival/ Tue, 20 Sep 2022 21:32:12 +0000 https://besttoplink.info/wnc-team-connects-with-communities-at-labor-day-parade-cantaloupe-festival/ Western Nevada College participates in Fallon’s annual Labor Day Parade. Earlier this month, Western Nevada College continued its commitment to supporting local events and causes in Fallon with a performance at the annual Labor Day Parade and Cantaloupe Festival. The parade and festival allowed WNC representatives to share information about the college’s academic programs, dual […]]]>

Western Nevada College participates in Fallon’s annual Labor Day Parade.

Earlier this month, Western Nevada College continued its commitment to supporting local events and causes in Fallon with a performance at the annual Labor Day Parade and Cantaloupe Festival.

The parade and festival allowed WNC representatives to share information about the college’s academic programs, dual enrollment, funding, and how to become a student at Western.

“We threw away more than 750 packages with treats, flyers and links to our app, as well as popsicles and flying discs for the kids,” WNC Fallon campus director Jessica Rowe said about of WNC’s participation in the Labor Day Parade.

Despite a later summer heat wave, the Cantaloupe Festival drew record numbers of attendees, providing college officials with an opportunity to connect with residents of various northern Nevada communities. They were particularly interested in WNC’s workforce training programs and were intrigued by the number of funding options available to students.

“We enjoyed spending three days eating cantaloupe fritters and chatting with visitors to our programs! Rowe said. “We ran out of flyers for welding and ASL, and the nursing and CNA programs were more popular than ever!

“Many parents had questions about dual enrollment and JumpStart options for their high school and middle school children, especially in the CTE/PAT areas we’ve expanded into high schools.”

Dual enrollment was a popular topic for parents, especially for parents living outside of Fallon, including Lovelock, Fernley, Hawthorne, Schurz, Dayton, and even as far away as Washoe County.

Willy the Wildcat helps WNC welding students prepare for the Labor Day Parade.

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Men’s Golf Finishes Second at Saint John Fall Invitational https://besttoplink.info/mens-golf-finishes-second-at-saint-john-fall-invitational/ Sun, 18 Sep 2022 21:20:56 +0000 https://besttoplink.info/mens-golf-finishes-second-at-saint-john-fall-invitational/ RESULTS SARTELL, Minn. – The Gustavus Men’s Golf Team took second place at the Saint John Fall Invitational after Sunday’s second round at Blackberry Ridge Golf Course. The Gusties recorded a two-day total of 295-296-591 (+15). Host Saint John’s won the event at 284-296-580. Wyatt Wasko (Sr., Lake Elmo) finished in the top five, taking […]]]>

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SARTELL, Minn. – The Gustavus Men’s Golf Team took second place at the Saint John Fall Invitational after Sunday’s second round at Blackberry Ridge Golf Course. The Gusties recorded a two-day total of 295-296-591 (+15). Host Saint John’s won the event at 284-296-580.

Wyatt Wasko (Sr., Lake Elmo) finished in the top five, taking fourth with a total of 73-72-145 (+1). After a bogie and a birdie on the first two holes on Sunday, Wasko was consistent with 16 consecutive pars. Chris Gutuza (Fy., Johannesburg, South Africa) and Sam Skaar (Sr., Coleraine) also finished in the top 10, seventh and 10th respectively. Gutuza posted a 73-74-147 and Skaar finished at 74-75-149. Teddy Kaste (So., Apple Valley) tied for 14th at 75-75-150 and Jack Reinardy (So., Andover) tied for 37th at 77-79-156.

“It’s been fun to see some great golf as we progress through the season,” assistant coach Randy Stuckey said. “We are improving and more comfortable on the course, but we still need to feel more comfortable with success. When things are going well on the course, we have to feel like that’s where we should be. We have seen improvements throughout the season and are looking forward to next weekend when we have a good tune up for our conference tournament in two weeks.

The Gusties are hosting the Twin Cities Classic from Saturday to next Monday at Elk River Golf Club, Links at Northfork and Edina Country Club.

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Visionary San Diego Philanthropists Ron and Alexis Fowler Donate US$6.5 Million to Support Entrepreneurship for a Better World https://besttoplink.info/visionary-san-diego-philanthropists-ron-and-alexis-fowler-donate-us6-5-million-to-support-entrepreneurship-for-a-better-world/ Fri, 16 Sep 2022 20:05:14 +0000 https://besttoplink.info/visionary-san-diego-philanthropists-ron-and-alexis-fowler-donate-us6-5-million-to-support-entrepreneurship-for-a-better-world/ Friday, September 16, 2022TOPICS: Ron Fowler, president and CEO of Liquid Investments, Inc. and former executive chairman and co-owner of the San Diego Padres, and his wife Alexis, made another generous donation to the University of San Diego. Through a series of gifts now totaling $6.5 million, Fowlers’ support will position the University as an […]]]>

Ron Fowler, president and CEO of Liquid Investments, Inc. and former executive chairman and co-owner of the San Diego Padres, and his wife Alexis, made another generous donation to the University of San Diego. Through a series of gifts now totaling $6.5 million, Fowlers’ support will position the University as an epicenter of social innovation and entrepreneurship focused on preparing the next generation of changemakers.

Impactful donations will fund an endowment for the Knauss School of Business’ Fowler business concept challengewhere scholarships are awarded to students whose budding entrepreneurial ideas have the potential to positively impact the world. The donation will also endow the Kroc School of Peace Studies’ Fowler Global Social Innovation Challengewhere students from universities around the world design and launch social projects that seek to address humanity’s greatest challenges through innovative solutions.

The USD community is extremely grateful to the Fowler family. Over the years, they have contributed immensely to the growth and success of the Fowler Global Social Innovation Challenge and the Fowler Business Concept Challenge. The Fowlers’ initial donation to the USD Entrepreneurship Program was instrumental in creating the Catalyzer (hosted under the Free Enterprise Institute at the Knauss School of Business) which focuses on creating a spirit of company among students of USD. Many students have benefited from these entrepreneurial initiatives. New social enterprises and socially responsible enterprises exist thanks to them. The Fowler family also financed the USD’s state-of-the-art baseball stadium, Fowler Park.

“At the University of San Diego, we are innovative Changemakers. It’s in our vision statement. It is our true north and it informs the decisions we make and the paths we take,” said USD President James T. Harris III, DEd. “That means we ignite ideas and passions in our students that will help them foster a more sustainable and prosperous future, both locally and abroad. We deeply appreciate the generosity of Ron and Alexis and their dedication to the entrepreneurial ambitions of Toreros, today and for generations to come.

— USD News Center

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Traits of Preschoolers May Help Predict Teen Diets | Nebraska today https://besttoplink.info/traits-of-preschoolers-may-help-predict-teen-diets-nebraska-today/ Thu, 15 Sep 2022 05:23:00 +0000 https://besttoplink.info/traits-of-preschoolers-may-help-predict-teen-diets-nebraska-today/ Welcome to Pocket Science: an overview of recent research by Husker scientists and engineers. For those who want to quickly learn the “What”, “So what” and “Now what” of Husker research. What? Among its wide array of newfound freedoms, adolescence marks the first time many teens gain at least some control over their eating. But […]]]>

Welcome to Pocket Science: an overview of recent research by Husker scientists and engineers. For those who want to quickly learn the “What”, “So what” and “Now what” of Husker research.

What?

Among its wide array of newfound freedoms, adolescence marks the first time many teens gain at least some control over their eating. But teens’ food choices may stem from the eating habits they develop in early childhood — habits potentially influenced by individual traits.

One of these traits is executive control: the ability to focus, plan and then carry out one’s intentions, even in the face of distractions or temptations. In the context of eating, weaker executive control can mean succumbing to external cues and internal cravings for sugary drinks or high-fat foods. And emerging research suggests that a child’s temperament — including negative affectivity or a tendency to experience anger and anxiety — may contribute to emotional eating or other nutrition-eroding behaviors.

So what?

Tim Nelson from Nebraska, Katherine Kidwell from Syracuse University and their colleagues wondered if the effects of early executive control and temperament could carry over into adolescence. The team therefore proceeded a longitudinal study of 313 preschoolers. At age 5, these children participated in a battery of tasks designed to measure their executive control, while their parents completed questionnaires about their children’s behavior. Years later, with the participants then between the ages of 14 and 18, the research team asked the teens to report their eating behaviors from the previous week.

When they did, the team found notable links between childhood traits and adolescent diets. Children who showed lower executive control tended to drink more sodas, eat more sweets, and choose more processed and “convenient” foods, such as pizza, as teenagers. Negative affectivity in preschool also corresponded to an adolescent preference for high-sugar foods and beverages.

The links became more complicated, and more interesting, when analyzing executive control and negative affectivity in tandem. Not surprisingly, adolescents whose youngsters had low executive control and high negative affectivity were the most likely to consume nutrient-poor foods. But those who countered their high negativity with high executive control ate healthier, suggesting the latter may have helped offset the former.

Now what?

If traits in preschoolers can help predict eating habits even a decade later, they could also help identify children at long-term risk of developing type 2 diabetes, obesity and others. diet-related health issues, the team said. Screening for executive control and temperament, in particular, could allow clinicians to target high-risk children for interventions before poor eating habits take root.

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Staff Voice: Reducing Financial Barriers to Education | MSUToday https://besttoplink.info/staff-voice-reducing-financial-barriers-to-education-msutoday/ Tue, 13 Sep 2022 13:13:09 +0000 https://besttoplink.info/staff-voice-reducing-financial-barriers-to-education-msutoday/ Photo by Emily Farrell. Marcia Pung has worked in the financial aid office at Michigan State University for over 30 years. The office is responsible for administering more than $680 million in federal aid each academic year. Specifically, Pung is working on Direct loans issued by the US Department of Education. Subsidized Direct Loans and […]]]>

Photo by Emily Farrell.

Marcia Pung has worked in the financial aid office at Michigan State University for over 30 years. The office is responsible for administering more than $680 million in federal aid each academic year. Specifically, Pung is working on Direct loans issued by the US Department of Education. Subsidized Direct Loans and Unsubsidized Direct Loans are made through the federal William D. Ford Direct Loan Program and are provided to nearly 16,000 MSU students each year.


Navigating the complex guidelines surrounding federal student loans is difficult, especially for new students who may be managing their finances for the very first time. I like being able to help people. Sometimes that’s not the information they want to hear. Still, I want them to have all the information they need to make a decision.

I am a player in a big team. The Financial Aid Office has approximately 50 employees, all of whom work to support students. There are many different roles in the office, but they are all essential. We collaborate on a daily basis; a student may come for advice, but the advisor may need to contact a few different people to help resolve the issue.

Over the years, the federal student loan process has changed. It has become more automated and there are new systems and new regulations. We use all of these experiences to develop skill sets that enable us to help students more effectively and efficiently. It is about collaborating with each other and with outside organizations to find solutions.

Everyone who works in the financial aid field is passionate about helping students reduce or eliminate financial barriers to education and will do anything in their power to help a student. We all want them to be able to achieve their goals. I am proud to have spent my entire career surrounded by such dedicated people.

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Fabrizio Romano reveals how Arsenal propelled Wolves to sign Marquinhos; hints at exciting future transfer plans https://besttoplink.info/fabrizio-romano-reveals-how-arsenal-propelled-wolves-to-sign-marquinhos-hints-at-exciting-future-transfer-plans/ Sun, 11 Sep 2022 13:09:31 +0000 https://besttoplink.info/fabrizio-romano-reveals-how-arsenal-propelled-wolves-to-sign-marquinhos-hints-at-exciting-future-transfer-plans/ The deciding factor in Arsenal beating Wolves to sign Marquinhos has been revealed by Fabrizio Romano who also hinted at a lucrative new transfer strategy. The Gunners created a surprise when they landed Wolves target Marquinhos on July 1. Wolves reportedly believed they had all but secured the move after claiming the talented Brazilian striker […]]]>

The deciding factor in Arsenal beating Wolves to sign Marquinhos has been revealed by Fabrizio Romano who also hinted at a lucrative new transfer strategy.

The Gunners created a surprise when they landed Wolves target Marquinhos on July 1. Wolves reportedly believed they had all but secured the move after claiming the talented Brazilian striker had signed a pre-contract deal.

Still, Marquinhos will join the Gunners which has led to talk of legal action from Bruno Lage’s side.

The full picture of this situation can be found herebut the end result remained the same: Marquinhos joined Arsenal for just £3million.

This figure raised eyebrows and was considered a serious blow. Indeed, the common consensus at the time was that Marquinhos’ true value was much higher than the figure Arsenal paid.

Marquinhos made his highly anticipated debut for Arsenal on Thursday against FC Zurich in the Europa League.

He wasted no time in attracting attention, scoring the first and assisting the second as Arsenal won 2-1 in Switzerland.

Now transfer guru Fabrizio Romano has hailed Arsenal for their deal which he says will prove to be a masterstroke.

The Brazilian connection rocked the deal with Arsenal

Romano also claimed that the real reason Wolves missed out was due to Arsenal chief Edu.

He claimed that Edu’s ties to his home country of Brazil – and Sao Paulo in particular – have proven vital for Arsenal.

“In my opinion, this could end up being a smart business and a real bargain,” wrote Romano for CaughtOffside.

“Wolves wanted Marquinhos too, but Arsenal were quicker thanks to Edu’s relationship with Sao Paulo.”

Romano then suggested the Gunners would continue to do business in Brazil, which has proven fertile ground for some great signings so far.

Indeed, Arsenal currently have four Brazilians on their books and all of them are making a good impression. Gabriel Jesus already looks like an inspired top signing, while Gabriel Martinelli has made a giant leap forward this season on the left wing.

Gabriel Magalhaes continues to excel in defense and has struck up a promising partnership with William Saliba. Marquinhos completes the list and his debut against Zurich was as good as it gets.

Both Marquinhos and Martinelli were signed directly from Brazilian clubs. Romano suggested this is a strategy the Gunners will increasingly look to exploit.

He continued: “Arsenal are convinced that he (Marquinhos) is a top talent for the present and the future, and it is certain that the club will continue to follow the Brazilian market because Edu has a great relationship there. “

Marquinhos drives Martin Keown wild

Reacting to his impressive debut in Switzerland, BT Sports expert, Martin Keown, said:

“It’s confidence. We talked about having this class in possession. I saw a lot of that tonight at Marquinhos.

“Look at that pass from Fabio Vieira, a nice ball into the channel, we talked about Nketiah and his movement, then a nice pass from his weaker foot.

“And then the finish! The ball lifts just before it goes into him and it’s a wonderful finish from him.

“The first of a long series, hopefully. He has a huge future ahead of him.

“It’s a real opportunity for him. Bukayo Saka is only a few years older himself, but that’s the quality he’s going to get chances.

Keown continued: “He looked a bit like a Gnabry-type player. He’s short, stocky, explosive pace. He looked very classy.

“He picked and picked his moments smartly, whipped up a few crosses. Really good quality. He continued to produce.

“I think this is great news. We saw Saka, we saw [Emile] Smith Rowe in this same competition begins his career. I think we see another star in the making here.

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Bobbett competes on East Coast All-Star Team honoring 1992 Dream Team https://besttoplink.info/bobbett-competes-on-east-coast-all-star-team-honoring-1992-dream-team/ Fri, 09 Sep 2022 19:49:12 +0000 https://besttoplink.info/bobbett-competes-on-east-coast-all-star-team-honoring-1992-dream-team/ Jasen Bobbett started in Game 1 of the series. History links Middlebury male basketball player Jaden Bobbet was selected to represent the United States in Barcelona, ​​Spain this summer. Bobbett was one of 14 student-athletes from all three divisions of the East Coast All-Star Team who played in several commemorative games honoring […]]]>

Jasen Bobbett started in Game 1 of the series.

Middlebury male basketball player Jaden Bobbet was selected to represent the United States in Barcelona, ​​Spain this summer. Bobbett was one of 14 student-athletes from all three divisions of the East Coast All-Star Team who played in several commemorative games honoring the 1992 Dream Team. The Men’s Olympic Basketball Team of the United States won gold at the 1992 Games in Barcelona, ​​along with NBA greats like Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird.

“It was an eye-opening and unforgettable experience,” Bobbett said. “I really enjoyed being able to travel and play basketball in a different country while representing the United States. It was an honor to be one of two Division III players selected and it was great to be a part of that. of the only team on the east coast of the United States to travel. to Spain and go 3-0. I was able to connect with people from across the country and around the world. I learned a lot playing with my teammates as well as with my coaches. I can’t wait to get back to work with my guys and bring back what I learned at Middlebury!”

Bobbett and the rest of the team spent two days at a training camp hosted by Columbia University, where Jake Brown ’17 is an assistant coach, before flying overseas for three competitions. The team went 3-0 against teams in Liga A, Spain’s top league. Bobbett was one of two student-athletes representing Division III.

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Penn State Appoints Highmark Blue Shield to Oversee Prescription Medical Benefits https://besttoplink.info/penn-state-appoints-highmark-blue-shield-to-oversee-prescription-medical-benefits/ Wed, 07 Sep 2022 21:32:02 +0000 https://besttoplink.info/penn-state-appoints-highmark-blue-shield-to-oversee-prescription-medical-benefits/ UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Highmark Blue Shield will partner with Penn State for employee health and prescription benefits beginning January 1, 2023. Highmark Blue Shield will replace Aetna and CVS Caremark, which served as the third-party administrator (TPA) of the University of Medicare and Pharmacare over the past five years. Penn State’s contract with Aetna […]]]>

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Highmark Blue Shield will partner with Penn State for employee health and prescription benefits beginning January 1, 2023. Highmark Blue Shield will replace Aetna and CVS Caremark, which served as the third-party administrator (TPA) of the University of Medicare and Pharmacare over the past five years. Penn State’s contract with Aetna and CVS Caremark ends Dec. 31. More information will be provided to employees throughout the fall and will also be shared during online and in-person presentations.

Design of faculty and staff plans, contribution percentages remain the same

As Penn State transitions to Highmark for 2023, faculty and staff won’t see changes to the design of medical plans — which include copayments, deductibles, and coinsurance — or contribution percentages (employees covered by a collective agreement must refer to their applicable contract). The move to Highmark Blue Shield will give employees access to more vendors and partnerships, as well as a dedicated customer service concierge team focused on assisting employees with health and helps them maximize their benefits. The concierge customer service team is available immediately.

While a large majority of employees and families eligible for Penn State benefits already visit doctors and facilities that are part of the Highmark Blue Shield network, some providers may not be considered part of the network. Employees who have questions about their individual suppliers can visit the Highmark websitecontact their healthcare provider or call Highmark Blue Shield at 844-945-5509 to confirm their doctor’s status.

Sara Thorndike, senior vice president of finance and business, said Penn State’s health contribution percentages will remain the same for faculty and staff during the transition and for a fifth consecutive year.

“We understand that health care and prescription drug benefits are very personal and essential for all eligible faculty and staff, and we remain committed as a university to providing our employees with access to medical care. high quality, while maintaining the design of our blueprints and out-of-pocket costs the same,” said Thorndike. “Highmark Blue Shield is a national leader in the healthcare delivery industry and is committed to partnering with Penn State and the University’s other key healthcare provider partners. Their partnerships in Pennsylvania and across the United States are strong, and a large majority of the vendors our employees visit are already part of Highmark’s network. We are confident that this new partnership allows us to continue to provide our employees with the excellent medical benefits and prescription drugs they currently depend on and will provide them with positive healthcare experiences.

Other benefits not related to medical or prescription insurance coverage, such as dental, vision, optional life insurance, long-term disability, and accidental death and dismemberment benefits, do not will not be affected by the transition to Highmark.

Comprehensive information, including answers to frequently asked questions, is available on the Penn State Human Resources Website. Employees with additional questions can call HR Services at 814-865-1473.

In addition to the community and vendor partnerships that Highmark Blue Shield has today, all benefit-eligible employees can access Penn State’s Concierge Customer Service Team at 844-945-5509 to navigate all of their healthcare pathways and maximizing their benefits.

A continuous process

Penn State is self-insured, which means that the University and its employees together cover the full cost of employee health care and prescription drugs each year. The University contracts with companies such as Aetna or Highmark to administer its medical benefit and prescription plans, and regularly reviews these contracts with the goal of maintaining access to high-quality care and controlling costs for employees. A core team of Penn State leaders, including key members of the university’s Healthcare Advisory Committee (HCAC), human resources and administration, worked together to finalize this new partnership with Highmark Blue Shield.

“After review, the team selected Highmark to administer the plan for the next three years. personal expenses at current levels, providing access to excellent care, minimizing disruption and controlling costs for employees and the university,” said Thorndike.

“I am pleased that there was an option to keep the University’s deductible levels, coinsurance and HSA contributions at the same level without making a fundamental change to the design of the benefits plan,” said Dennis Scanlon, Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Administration, and a member of the HCAC.

Additional opportunities to learn more and ask questions throughout the fall

Beginning in September, and as part of Penn State’s annual Open Benefits Enrollment process, Penn State Human Resources will provide employees on all campuses with the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the transition .

To provide the University community with up-to-date benefits enrollment information, the Penn State Human Resources team will partner with Highmark Blue Shield to provide presentations throughout the Commonwealth, as well as online, from of September 20.

“We encourage our benefit-eligible employees and/or their spouses or partners to attend these meetings to learn about Penn State’s new health and prescription drug plans, and new offers available to them. as part of our partnership with Highmark,” said Jill Musser, Acting Senior Director of Benefits.

Open enrollment for benefits begins November 1 and ends November 18.

Full information is available at HR Benefits Open Enrollment Web Pages. The site includes:

  • Explanations of the two health plan options, which will be renamed Lion Traditional (formerly PPO Plan) and Lion Advantage (formerly PPO Savings Plan);

  • Answers to frequently asked questions;

  • Dates, times and locations of in-person presentations, as well as links to a series of online webinars; and

  • Decision support tools to help employees choose the coverage that’s right for them.

During the presentations (in person or via webinar), attendees will receive an overview of upcoming benefits and prescription plans for 2023 and have the opportunity to ask questions. Prior to benefits presentations, HR strongly encourages all benefits-eligible employees to review plan options on the HR Benefits Open Enrollment website.

“We remain committed to providing affordable employee benefits to our university employees, and this partnership with Highmark will help us deliver on that commitment,” said Jennifer Wilkes, Penn State’s acting vice president of human resources. “We are excited about the opportunities our partnership will provide, for example, enhanced employee services through Highmark’s dedicated concierge team, as we continue our work to support the health and wellbeing of our employees.”

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Mixing tradition and fun for the inauguration of President Liz Magill https://besttoplink.info/mixing-tradition-and-fun-for-the-inauguration-of-president-liz-magill/ Tue, 06 Sep 2022 04:18:42 +0000 https://besttoplink.info/mixing-tradition-and-fun-for-the-inauguration-of-president-liz-magill/ Mixing tradition and fun for the inauguration of President Liz Magill A historic occasion, the Presidential Inauguration of Liz Magill will take place on Friday, October 21, 2022. A series of events will unite the Penn family and draw guests to campus from across the city, state and country to celebrate the ninth president of […]]]>

Mixing tradition and fun for the inauguration of President Liz Magill

A historic occasion, the Presidential Inauguration of Liz Magill will take place on Friday, October 21, 2022. A series of events will unite the Penn family and draw guests to campus from across the city, state and country to celebrate the ninth president of the University. .

Announcing the inauguration festivities, Chairman of the Trustees Scott L. Bok said Chairman Magill was “a leader of proven strength and a person of unquestionable principles to lead Penn into the future.” In his post, Mr. Bok continued, “His upcoming grand opening will reflect both the solemnity of this historic moment for our centuries-old university, as well as the wonderfully festive spirit we all know and love about Penn.”

In keeping with tradition, an academic procession through campus will depart from the Annenberg Center at 9:30 a.m., just before the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Participants will pass through Locust Walk and through Penn Commons, ending at the Irvine Auditorium. All are invited to encourage the procession.

The ribbon-cutting ceremony begins at 10 a.m. at the Irvine Auditorium. Once Irvine’s capacity is reached, faculty, staff, students and alumni are encouraged to view a live broadcast of the event together in a tent on Penn Commons. Those interested in watching but unable to attend in person will have the option of viewing via webcast.

After the dedication ceremony, College Green will be the base for a fun picnic from noon to 2 p.m. for the Penn community, featuring Philadelphia food from CookNSolo restaurants (Zahav, Federal Donuts, Goldie, and more) and desserts, including a special Penn-flavored Bassetts Ice Cream’s inaugural Berry Chocolate Chunk. A concert will feature musical guests Jeff Tweedy and Sheryl Crow, two of President Magill’s favorites.

At 2:30 p.m., back at the Irvine Auditorium, an engaging academic symposium, featuring President Magill in conversation with United States Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, will take place. Like the ribbon-cutting ceremony, the symposium will be broadcast live from a tent at Penn Commons and online.

President Magill’s inauguration also coincides with Homecoming weekend, highlighting a mix of traditional alumni events, including QuakerFest and the homecoming football game on Saturday, October 22, and a surplus of activities specially organized artistic and cultural activities, with a gallery visit, a group slam, an arts fair, visit to sculptures and much more.

At 8 a.m. on October 22, before the annual Penn Relays 5K around Penn Park, which begins and ends at the iconic Franklin Field, President Magill and her Goldendoodle Olive, along with Quaker mascot the Penn Band, student-athletes, and members of the Division of Public Safety and the Penn Vet Working Dog Center – will lead a walk across campus (starting at 38th and Locust Drive) to Franklin Field, where she will help to launch the 5K.

During the Inauguration and throughout this year, President Magill also intends to emphasize service. In addition to celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships in the days leading up to the groundbreaking ceremony, President Magill will highlight service opportunities and organizations in the upcoming academic year.

Visit the Penn Inauguration website for a detailed event schedule and event registration links, which will be continually updated in the months ahead. Also find information about President Magill, how to view the Investiture Ceremony and Academic Symposium online, and more.

Adapted from a Penn Today article by Lauren Hertzler, August 26, 2022.

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Women’s soccer draws even with Houston Victoria https://besttoplink.info/womens-soccer-draws-even-with-houston-victoria/ Fri, 02 Sep 2022 19:02:37 +0000 https://besttoplink.info/womens-soccer-draws-even-with-houston-victoria/ History links VICTORIA, Texas – Concordia Texas Women’s Soccer (0-0-1) showed courage in a second-half comeback that ended in a tie against University Houston-Victoria (0-0-1). First-year student Alycia Buenaventura scored two goals on his debut. Junior goaltender Elizabeth Jones made six saves to put The Cage 2-2 on Thursday. The action was […]]]>

VICTORIA, Texas – Concordia Texas Women’s Soccer (0-0-1) showed courage in a second-half comeback that ended in a tie against University Houston-Victoria (0-0-1). First-year student Alycia Buenaventura scored two goals on his debut. Junior goaltender Elizabeth Jones made six saves to put The Cage 2-2 on Thursday.

The action was intense from the start as the Jaguars scored in the eighth minute. As the action progressed, Buenaventura fired a shot that hit the crossbar before pressing it to level the score within 30e minute. Both defenses would stiffen for the remainder of the half as Kallie Krenz would be the only player to take a shot in the last 15 minutes of the first half.

The pace would pick up when Houston-Victoria scored in the 61st minute, but Buenaventura tied the game again at 2-2 two minutes later.
CTX often found themselves on the defensive as the Jaguars attempted all five shots in a row over the next 10 minutes.

The Tornados had the opportunity to take the first lead of the match following a corner kick from Falynn Pyterek in the 77th minute. Katie FierroThe first shot attempt from would be saved, and his second attempt would just miss the right. Pyterek would have two more shots in the final 10 minutes but both teams would hold steady for a 2-2 draw.

Concordia Texas will now travel to California for a two-game road trip beginning with Pomona-Pitzer at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 3. Live video links and live stats are available at athletics.concordia.edu.

To keep up to date with all things CTX Women’s Soccer, follow us on social media (@ctxathletics) and visit athletics.concordia.edu.

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