The Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning voted to recommend a 2017-18 state appropriation request of $350.5 million, including a $25.3 million increase for its general appropriation line, which directly impacts tuition.
Penn State Professor Ronald Bettig might have been alive and unable to move for up to two days after he was allegedly pushed from a ledge nearly 80 feet above a Potter Township quarry.
Target is planning to open its “flexible-format” store on Oct. 5 with a grand opening planned for Sunday, Oct. 9. H&M is scheduled to open in the Fraser Centre on Oct. 6.
There’s a new locker room in the Lasch Building, and Penn State football players are pretty excited about it.
When Penn State’s Board of Trustees meets Thursday and Friday at the university’s Wilkes-Barre campus, it will elect a new chair and vice chair of the board — a vote which already has a near certain outcome but is expected to be a subject of much debate among some trustees.
The Task Force on Policing and Communities of Color, commissioned by Penn State and the Borough of State College in August 2015, issued five core recommendations to improve relations between law enforcement and the community.
One of the nation’s best Independence Day celebrations is back again this year, right here in State College and on the Penn State campus.
The university announced last month that an unexpected uptick in acceptances close to the May 1 deadline resulted in the larger-than-expected class, about 1000 more than enrolled in the 2015 freshman class and 500 more than in 2014.
Penn State women’s gymnastics associate head coach Rachelle Thompson stepped down from her spot after allegations of abuse surfaced involving her and head coach Jeff Thompson.
Solicitor General Bruce Castor told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that he has asked an investigator to report “what an investigation into the Second Mile might look like.”
Jerry Sandusky was back in Centre County Court Monday as his lawyers made arguments seeking a new trial.
A Penn State student group will host a gala on Friday night to benefit the Centre County Women’s Resource Center as the culmination of the university’s Sexual Violence Awareness Week.
Ferguson Township Police are investigating the death of a 23-year old Penn State student. The department said there were no signs of foul play and a preliminary investigation indicated the death may be substance-related.
Housing was the key focus of discussion for the State College Borough Council on Monday night, with a lengthy debate over potential exemption of graduate students from the definition of student homes in the housing ordinance resulting in plans for further discussion.
An obscene note has Penn State Police investigating an incident of harassment and ethnic intimidation.
For the seventh consecutive year, members of the Penn State community will travel to the state Capitol in Harrisburg to rally for state support and talk with legislators about the impact of state appropriations for the university.
A statewide grand jury determined that at least 50 priests or religious leaders in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown sexually abused hundreds of children over a period of 40 years, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced Tuesday. Of those named in the grand jury testimony, there are priests who were connected to both Penn State and the State College area.
The NFLPA and Penn State’s World Campus are joining together to help current and former NFL players earn a degree.
Penn State scientists made a discovery that could lead to a new treatment for a severe form of autism.
At Penn State, students counting on state grant money for student aid won’t receive those funds until there’s a budget, leaving the university to foot the bill in the mean time.The budget, which is now 163 days late as it originally had a June 30 due date, is still being worked on by state legislators.
From studying with students to leading a “We Are!” chant, it seems that there isn’t much this robot can’t do. Nao, a robot brought to life by Penn State Information Sciences and Technology, showcased its skills on Nov. 21 at a tailgating event with President Eric Barron.
“You see this with every change of logo with every institution,” university president Eric Barron said. “Thirty years from now, people will be furious when this one gets changed.”