0 Entertainment

State College offers a wide variety of entertainment options, from 18 bars and clubs in the downtown area to a…

0 Penn State

Pennsylvania State University is a land grant institution founded in 1855. Penn State is one of the country’s most renowned…

0 Student Life

Student Life represents all the elements of the college experience at Penn State University. Creepy professors, drink specials, the location…

0 THON

More commonly referred to as┬áTHON, the most ubiquitous event on campus has been in existence since 1973. Currently benefiting the…

0 Athletics

Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics currently supports 31 varsity sports in the Big Ten.

0 Sandusky Scandal

On November 5, 2011, a 23-page Grand Jury report rocked Penn State to its foundation. As a result of Jerry…

0 Football

The Penn State Nittany Lions football program currently resides in the Big Ten conference and has won two National Championships. Known for tradition, Beaver Stadium, and Joe Paterno, the program is a point of pride in the community after the team persevered following harsh NCAA sanctions that eliminated wins and placed scholarship reductions on the program. The program looks to begin a new era when new head coach James Franklin leads the Nittany Lions into the 2014 season.

0 Downtown

Located in Centre County, Pennsylvania, State College is a college town heavily influenced by the campus life of Penn State University and have gained the nickname “Happy Valley” for its resilience during the Great Depression. Downtown State College provide the public with essential resource, accommodation, and entertainment that stretch along College Ave and Beaver Ave. In 2010, CQ Press ranked State College as the third-safest metropolitan area in the country. They say there’s something magical about the Nittany Valley, where time just seems to stand still. Updates on the downtown area’s current affairs and additions can be located on this topic page.