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The Penn State Twitterverse Is Expanding

The Nittany Lion's all a-Twitter!
The Nittany Lion's all a-Twitter!

Despite a report saying that Penn State only has 4 official Twitter accounts, it seems the Penn State Twitterverse has made quite an expansion over the past few months. Back in February, I wrote a post about a few personal Twitter accounts of Penn Staters. Now, accounts ranging from athletic staff to departments to clubs to whole Colleges and Universities have all been created and put to good tweet-use.

With a little bit of hunting, I found around 80 official Penn State Twitter accounts. After the jump, you can find a list of officially “official” Penn State Twitter accounts. They are broken up into nine categories: Academic, Campuses, Libraries, Clubs & Orgs, Sports, Research, Student Services, Museums and Other.

Also, I’ve created a list (a new feature of Twitter) of all the Official Penn State Twitters. You can view the Official Penn State List. Both the Twitter list and this post have identical content as of publishing.

I only spent about an hour composing this list of 52 Penn State accounts and I have no doubt I missed some. If you know of any I missed, please leave a comment and I’ll add it to this post and the Twitter list.

Update 26 Oct, 2009 10:47 AM: My original list of 52 official Twitter accounts has been edited to include a total of 80 accounts.

Update 29 Oct, 2009 1:40 PM: The list below has been updated to include 83 Penn State Twitter accounts. Thanks for all the reader suggestions! Keep them coming.

The College of Information Sciences & Technology
College of Communication
College of Science
Continuing Education
Turfgrass Management
Agricultural Sciences
Industrial Engineering
Smeal College of Business
College of Engineering
Materials Science
International Students

Penn State Campuses
Wilkes-Barre Admissions
Penn State Brandywine
Penn State Mont Alto
Penn State York
Penn State Fayette
Penn State Hershey
Penn State Altoona
World Campus

Penn State Libraries
EMS Library
Life Sciences Library

Clubs & Organizations
The Security & Risk Analysis Club
Women in IST
Information Assurance Club
Alumni Association
No Refund Theatre
Lion Ambassadors
IST Alumni Society
Rainbow Roundtable
Nittany Nation
Valley Magazine
Nittany Nation
International Student Council
Penn State Thespians

Women’s Volleyball

Lady Lion Basketball
Men’s Golf
GO PSU Sports
Field Hockey
Student Central
Men’s Soccer
Women’s Soccer

Penn State Research
NC2IF (Center for Network-Centric Cognition & Information Fusion

Methodology Center
Solar Decathlon
Penn State Eco Car
Office for Research Protections

Student Services
Digital Commons
Association of Residence Hall Students (ARHS)
Health Matters
The ITS Squirrel

ITS Training
iTunes at PSU
North Halls Res Life

Palmer Museum
HUB Art Galleries
All-Sports Museum

Other Penn State
The Creamery
Career Fairs
Bryce Jordan Center
Green Careers
Penn State Homecoming
Penn State Live
Penn State Conferences
Penn State Bookstore
ETS Talk
Film Office
The Collegian
The Lion 90.7

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