President Barron outlined the details of funds from the Office of the President he promised in November to match the Student Fee Board’s allocation to CAPS. He also announced a new $7 million endowment created from corporate donations that will provide $315,000 annually to support CAPS.
Author Elissa Hill
“Every day, I am floored by the amount of compassion and hard work that is poured into our mission from every corner of the organization.”
One of our staffers, Carly Weiss, was sick last year and couldn’t go to THON. This year, she’ll attend THON for the first time — and she’s dancing. We set up an expectations vs. reality to document her journey through THON.
Jerry Sandusky’s adopted son Jeffrey was arrested Monday on child sexual assault and pornography charges.
Following the death of student Timothy Piazza after he fell at the Beta Theta Pi fraternity house, the fraternity’s dancers will not be allowed to participate in THON this weekend.
“As Technology Director, I work with my committee year-round to provide efficient & effective technical support to the rest of THON, and ensure that the organization’s technical needs are satisfied.”
Penn State has asked for a retrial on Mike McQueary’s defamation and misrepresentation case, claiming Judge Thomas Gavin showed bias toward McQueary throughout the trial.
Former Borough Council President Don Han announced this evening he will run for State College mayor in this year’s election. He previously served on the board for 12 years, including two years as president.
Penn State released a statement today promising Greek life will undergo significant changes in light of the death of student Timothy Piazza. Piazza passed away Saturday morning at Hershey Medical Center as a result of traumatic injuries sustained Thursday night when he fell down the basement steps at Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
Dauphin County Coroner Graham Hetrick determined today that the death of Penn State student Timothy Piazza was accidental, according to Fox 43 news. Piazza died as a result of “multiple traumatic injuries” sustained from a fall at Beta Theta Pi fraternity around 11 p.m. Thursday, February 2.
State College Mayor Elizabeth Goreham just announced at the Borough Council meeting she will not run for re-election at the end of her term this year. Goreham took office as the first-ever female mayor of State College in 2010 and was re-elected to begin her second term in 2014.
Beta Theta Pi released a statement today on the chapter’s website indicating the chapter has been temporarily suspended by both Penn State and the national Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
Emergency services were not contacted until 10:49 a.m. Friday morning — nearly 12 hours after fraternity members said student Timothy Piazza fell down the basement steps during a party.
The Planter’s Nutmobile and the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile are recruiting on campus this week for graduating seniors who want to spend the next year driving one of these head-turning vehicles.
Penn State’s Science Policy Society is partnering with Liberty Craft House to make science personable by bringing research into the State College community. The group’s first Science on Tap event attracted dozens of people to Liberty last month to hear more about faculty advisor Dr. Michael Mann’s research on human-caused climate change.
“I want the THON community to have a more holistic view of SL and understand that they are able to make a direct impact on the Four Diamonds and the children at Hershey by donating supplies or their time to the Committee.”
Penn State Athletic Director Sandy Barbour said this morning that Penn State’s master facilities plan will be unveiled at the end of the month. The plan includes long-awaited details on Beaver Stadium renovations.
If faculty commit to using open textbooks in classes, rising textbook costs could be a thing of the past for Penn State students.
Wouldn’t it be better to have more options? Not necessarily.
Innovate the State will highlight three sets of speakers: Our Community Responsibility, Sustainability Practices, and Serving Our Penn State Family.
The Paternos have historically endorsed the candidates affiliated with Penn Staters For Responsible Stewardship (PS4RS), but now they’ll run against them.
Congratulations to those selected to dance this year — we dance in less than a month!
Westside Stadium officially closed its doors on December 21, but owner Matt Letizell hopes to sell the establishment.
“Special Events has worked to critically look at different events throughout the year, like the 100 Days ‘til THON Celebration, to not only make them more sustainable for the future but also how to make them different and just as exciting year to year.”
The winner will be honored at the Multicultural Resource Center’s annual senior awards and faculty/staff diversity recognition reception in April in addition to receiving a $1500 stipend.
Student Affairs is currently developing a technology interface as part of the Student Engagement Network where students will be able to input their interests and it will recommend relevant engagement opportunities.
The club’s railroad layout isn’t modeled after any specific location, but it does feature some Penn State details like the Nittany Lion Shrine and a “Penn State Lives Here” sign.
Think twice next time you see a camel on campus — it could be funded by part of your student activities fee.