Greg Pickel

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Posted about 2 years ago in about by
oldmain
Penn State hired Julie Del Giorno Thursday to fill the newly created athletic integrity officer position, but it's not the first time the longtime education veteran has dealt with the NCAA.
Posted about 2 years ago in about by
State College
Twelve factors, three categories, and 227 U.S. metropolitan statistical areas later, Penn Stater's can rest assured that where they call home -- at least for most of the year -- is one of the top five college towns in the country.
Posted about 2 years ago in about by
Old Main
Penn State released their first statement since Louis Freeh's report was issues this morning, and it cites numerous changes in the Board of Trustees operation, as well as plans for the future.
Posted about 2 years ago in about by
pride
When Alabama came to Happy Valley last fall, there was much ado about respecting the visitors and fans that came with them. While it was sightly overboard, the intentions were of good nature. However, anyone who has ever watched a game from the student section knows that not everyone represents Dear Ole' State with the pride and class that they should.
Posted about 2 years ago in about by
computer
Always wanted to create the next Words with Friends? A variety of local businesses have teamed up with the College of Information and Science Technologies to sponsor the 2012 Penn State Hackathon.
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The Phyrst
The Phyrst is holding a band competition to determine who will be their year long act, plus who will win a year of free Red Bull. We have all the details on the Phyrst Jam Sesh after the jump!
Posted about 3 years ago in about by
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Curious how your favorite Penn State spring sport is doing? We have a full recap for Men’s and Women’s Gymnastics, Baseball, Fencing, Men’s Volleyball, Tennis, Swimming and Diving, Lacrosse, and Softball after the jump.

Posted about 3 years ago in about by
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Penn State hockey has announced that the groundbreaking ceremony for the Pegula Ice Arena, set to open in the fall of 2013, will be held on April 20th at the Penn State Field Hockey Complex.
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President Rodney Erickson testified before the PA House Appropriations committee on Wednesday, saying in-state students are "absolutely critical" to the success of the Commonwealth.
Posted about 3 years ago in about by
Tucker Haas
Tucker Haas, the viral Black Eyed Peas one-man cover band superstar and Four Diamonds child announced on the THON webcast Friday night that he would be covering Party Rock Anthem this year.
Posted about 3 years ago in about by
tomcorbett
Today marks Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett second Budget Proposal address to members of the PA legislature, and with it came a similar tune from last year's remarks: cuts, limited spending, and no new taxes.
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Jay Paterno
Jay Paterno will not return next season to the Penn State football program, he announced on his blog earlier tonight.
Posted about 3 years ago in by
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Haven't been following Penn State wrestling during the first semester? A full recap and look ahead to what's left after the jump!
Posted about 3 years ago in by
Paternoville at night
Paternoville will not undergo a name change, at least initially, as the Bill O'Brien era begins at Penn State.
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Penn State lost the first ever College Winter Classic 6-3 to Neumann University, but the night stands out as what Penn State hockey is going to become.
Posted about 3 years ago in by
classic
The Penn State Icers will play in the first-ever College Winter Classic when they take on Neumann University at 8 p.m. tomorrow night at Citizens Bank Park. Here's what you need to know if you're planning on going.
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With one final road trip left on the fall semester schedule, the No. 1 Penn State Icers head to Liberty for a weekend set against the eighth ranked team in the ACHA.
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Penn State Wrestling Fisheye
David Taylor beat American's Steve Fittery for the second time in two years to earn the 165 pound championship as Penn State crowned five other champions at the Nittany Lions Open.
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A Penn State student has passed away after an accident on the way to a canning trip in Buffalo, New York.
Posted about 3 years ago in by
Pat Chambers
The Penn State men's basketball team picked up a hard fought road victory at Boston College, while the Lady Lions dominated 14th ranked North Carolina at home.
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The U Report podcast, profiling Penn State from every angle, has won the 2011 Society for New Communications Research Award for Excellence.
Posted about 3 years ago in by
oldmain
Moody's, a leading credit rating agency, has issued a statement that Penn State's Aa1 credit rating, the second highest the company awards, is now on review due to the recent scandal involving Jerry Sandusky.
Posted about 3 years ago in by
icers
It's Friday morning, and we hoped you either made some good decisions last night, or that our hangover tips saved you from you may have done. And now, in the Onward State spirit, we'd like to help you make another good choice.
Posted about 3 years ago in by
WESTILLARE
In a time when positive energy is desperately looking to be expelled by the Penn State community, a new organization, Proud to Be a Penn Stater, has teamed with RAINN to raise funds for sexual abuse victims.
Posted about 3 years ago in about
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joe&sue
The time for Joe Paterno to no longer be associated with the Penn State football program was on the horizon, and it finally ended Tuesday night inside Deans Hall at the Penn Stater Hotel.
Posted about 3 years ago in about
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GSpan
As the dominoes continue to topple from the fallout of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, the Penn Sate University Board of Trustees voted today to remove Graham Spanier from his role as University President, effective immediately.
Posted about 3 years ago in by
Old Main at night
The victims of the alleged crimes committed by Jerry Sandusky, children who could not speak or protect themselves, not remove themselves from a devastating situation, and are now faced with a life full of tortured images, potential self guilt, and a life one could never potentially know as normal. However, PSU Hope is trying to change that.
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Joe Paterno Earns Gerald Ford Award -- Photo by Eric Weiss
The student support shown for Joe Paterno is more than just troubling; it's a staggering display of confusion and misplaced allegiance.
Posted about 3 years ago in by
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The pinnacle of cowardliness was reached late Tuesday morning, at a time where only honesty will save the school and program from itself.

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While the report is not easy to page through without nausea overtaking anyone who gets past the first couple of pages, what everyone gains by reading the report is simple: the ability to discuss the ever evolving allegations with a sense of knowledge and background, not rumor and myth.

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