Day: April 11, 2009

Penn State #15 Public, #47 Overall

Last week, U.S. News & World Report released its 2009 batch of college rankings. Penn State was ranked as the #15 best public university and #47 best university of any type. We didn’t make the top #50 values category. The Big Ten schools that beat us in the public school rankings are: 4. University of […]

Donor Pranks Failing Economy

On April 1, the development office at Penn State Harrisburg had its BEST DAY EVER. They received two $1.5 million dollar checks from a single anonymous donor. The checks were accompanied by a letter written from a representative for the anonymous donor. “This extraordinary gift to Penn State Harrisburg is significant on many levels, not […]

Keirans’ Collaborative Committee Challenged

The Collegian’s beat reporter for the UPUA, Kevin Cirilli, wrote on Friday about the opposition Gavin Keirans is facing in creating an All-College Cabinet. Keirans, the recently-reelected UPUA President, wants to create a new campus group that will be composed of presidents and representatives from major campus groups. UPUA voted at its Wednesday night meeting […]

Behrend Data Breached by Virus

Penn State Live recently reported that up to 10,868 Social Security numbers were copied from historical data on computers at the Behrend campus after some of its legacy computers were infected with a virus. The Behrend site has the full story. Even in cases such as this in which it cannot be determined with certainty […]

NRT Announces Summer Auditions

No Refund Theatre is best known for it’s weekly shows during the school year – but did you know they also do shows during the summer? NRT will not only have one, but two shows run during Arts Fest ’09. If you’re in State College for the summer and have an interest in acting, tryouts […]