January 14, 1999......Volume 28, Issue 16

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Generational study looks at attitudes toward college
A recent look across three generations of Penn State graduates shows that not only would these graduates again choose Penn State, but the University seems to have prepared them well for life.

Focus groups reveal need for better leadership and training
In a push toward a better work environment, the Commission for Women over the past year called together several groups of female staff members to discuss the issues facing them. Through the use of focus groups, the commission is hoping to find a solution to some of the obstacles and challenges staff confront at Penn State.

State's attorney general gives nod to merger of Hershey and Geisinger
The state's attorney general in early December announced he does not plan to oppose the merger of Hershey and Geisinger medical centers since the new Penn State Geisinger Health System has added more than 340,000 subscribers from four separate managed care plans to its rolls.

Celebrating the memory of Martin Luther King Jr.
In remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr., several Penn State locations are holding events to commemorate his life and accomplishments.

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