September 24, 1998......Volume 28, Issue 6

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Faculty Senate hears report on health benefits
The University Faculty Senate last week heard an informational report on health care benefits and a request that Penn State employees become more informed consumers of health care.

Emergency crew springs into action anywhere large crowds are found
From their vantage point -- the highest row in Beaver Stadium -- the three men in bright yellow vests have the best view of the entire arena, but they weren't there to witness Joe Paterno's 300th win. Instead, these emergency medical technicians (EMTs) scan the thousands of fans around them, looking for medical emergencies.

Conferencing at Penn State has record year
Continuing Education's Conferences and Institutes had a banner year during fiscal 1997-98, generating nearly 49,000 enrollments for 460 programs.

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