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Patty Kleban

Patty Kleban is an instructor at Penn State, mother of three and a community volunteer. She is a Penn State Alumna. Readers of State College Magazine voted her Best Writer of 2010 and 2012. She and her family live in Patton Township. Her views and opinions do not necessarily reflect those of Penn State.

Articles by Patty Kleban

A Short Trip from Cannes to New York City
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A Short Trip from Cannes to New York City
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Leonardo DiCaprio is just the latest high-profile figure to engage in cause hypocrisy, writes columnist Patty Kleban. [Read More]
Coaching Is a Difficult Balance -- And Not Meant for Everyone
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Coaching Is a Difficult Balance -- And Not Meant for Everyone
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Most coaches and their players enjoy a positive experience in which the management of the team results in personal development, camaraderie, the love of a game and memories that last a lifetime. As many of us have seen, however, coaching also sometimes becomes power trips and pressure, disrespect an [Read More]
It's Time We All Slowed Down
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It's Time We All Slowed Down
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Rushing means we are missing. Missing out on deep interactions with others. Missing the rich benefits that come from engaging in the experience – whatever that experience is. Missing the joy of living in the present. [Read More]
Nature Isn't Always Pretty
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Nature Isn't Always Pretty
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
In a juxtaposition of modern technology and Mother Nature, we see how far removed some of us are from the natural environment. [Read More]
Generation Stressed
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Generation Stressed
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
While overall levels of reported stress and anxiety for Americans are decreasing, Millenials are the exception. Young adults self-report anxiety issues more than any other age cohort and those levels appear to be rising. What is happening to this generation that is causing so much anxiety? The answe [Read More]
Politicizing the Restroom
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Politicizing the Restroom
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Americans love to use our right to free speech to politicize just about everything. From the clothes we buy to the shoes we wear to the food we eat, there are is a political left and right to just about everything. We’ve even gone so far as to politicize our restrooms. [Read More]
Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks
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Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
For both dogs and people, we're never to old to learn new behaviors to improve our personal well-being, writes Patty Kleban. [Read More]
It's a Dog's Life by Law
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It's a Dog's Life by Law
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Service animals have been life changing for people with disabilities and offer proof of the connection between canine and human. It's too bad some people abuse the system, writes Patty Kleban [Read More]
Wishing for a Better Candidate
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Wishing for a Better Candidate
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
As the potential candidates for president have emerged, Patty Kleban finds herself wishing for someone reasonable and honest who could unite a divided nation. [Read More]
Necessary Losses
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Necessary Losses
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
To be able to grow and move on to the next stage of our life, we have to let go of what is now and understand that loss is necessary. We have to let ourselves grieve, whether it is for the end of our college days or the loss of a relationship. [Read More]
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