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UPUA Confirms New Deputy Chief Of Staff

The 18th Assembly of the University Park Undergraduate Association met for its second-ever meeting Wednesday night. It was a short meeting, with no legislation on the agenda to discuss and only one member to confirm.

The meeting began with President Nora O’Toole and Vice President Giselle Concepcion giving their opening remarks. O’Toole highlighted the introductory meetings she and Concepcion had with Penn State leaders and how their goals align for this new assembly. Concepcion discussed learning more about the university’s plans for dealing with potentially controversial speakers. The assembly then moved on to its only new business of the evening.

New Business

The only piece of new business was the confirmation of Deputy Chief of Staff Brandon Bixler. In his allotted speaking time, Bixler discussed the role itself and how he is going to act in that position.

There was very little debate over his confirmation, and Bixler was confirmed with a unanimous vote.

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Owen Abbey

Owen Abbey was a Secondary Education major before he graduated from the wonderful institution known as Penn State. When he was not writing for the blog, he enjoyed rooting for the Baltimore Orioles and Ravens, supporting Penn State basketball and softball, dreaming of all of the ways he would win the TV show "Survivor," and yes mom, actually doing school work. All of this work prepared him to teach his own class of students, which was always his true passion. He still can be found on Twitter @theowenabbey and can be reached for questions and comments at [email protected]

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