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Day: May 22, 2009

Money Talks… But In A Good Way

For nearly a month now, the Penn State wrestling community has been gawking at one of the most improbable hirings in recent sports history.  Penn State was able to lure the Michael Jordan (yes, he even has his own shoe line) of college wrestling from his alma mater to a program that has not won […]

This Week in Penn State Sports

Football While its not quite news straight off the gridiron, the “greatest student section in the country” will have to purchase its season tickets a little differently this year.  A website called “Student Central” has been created as an extension of, the official site of Penn State athletics.  Mandatory pre-registration for returning undergraduate and […]

A Blast From The Past

WPSU has debuted a new segment that examines Centre County (along with Penn State) during the Great Depression.  You can take a tour of a 1930’s era downtown and campus, hear about farm life during the depression and experience the impact of the downturn on teachers, among others.  The focus of these programs is the […]

Polis Family Gives Big Bucks To Honors College

Last Monday, Penn State Live reported that Jerry and Lotty Polis of Polis Enterprises donated $1 million to the Schreyer Honors College. That’s almost 200,000 footlongs at Subway! Although Jerry Polis graduated from Penn State in 1954, well before the Honors College was established, he sees great potential in Schreyer scholars, hence the generous gift. […]

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