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Month: November 2009

Four Diamonds Fund: Highlights of 2008-09

The Penn State Hershey Four Diamonds Fund began in 1972, after Charles and Irma Millard lost their child, Christopher, to cancer. Four Diamonds was founded with the purpose of covering medical expenses for children of cancer at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital. In addition, staff members at the hospital who dedicate their time to families and cancer research […]

Food Stamps in Centre County

Since 1964, the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program has provided food stamps for low-income and no-income families. Of Centre County’s 145,797 people, 5% of the population receives this nutritional aid – roughly 7,300 people. In our county, 9% of African Americans, 5% of whites, and 11% of children receive food stamps. In the past two […]

New Greek Social Policy to Take Effect

The IFC President’s Council recently voted and passed a new social policy to take effect in the next semester. In interest of full disclosure, I was present at the vote and abstained on my chapter’s behalf. I spoke with Luke Pierce about releasing details of the policy and agreed to withhold them until the following […]

College of IST Gets A New Dean

Dr. David Hall, who headed up the Center for Network-Centric Cognition and Information Fusion (NC2IF), has been named the interim Dean of the College of Information Sciences and Technology. The Dean position was left vacant earlier this month when Dean Hank Foley was promoted to Vice President of Research and Dean of the Graduate School. […]

Wristband Sale Today For Joe Dado Scholarship Fund

Today from 8 am to 4 pm in the HUB, friends of recently passed Joe Dado will be selling wristbands in order to raise money for a scholarship fund set up in his name. The wristbands are blue with white lettering that say “In Loving Memory/Joey Dado.” They’re only $3, so while you’re on campus […]

Gahhh What Does It All Mean?!?!?!

I know, I know, you’re just a simple Penn State football fan, not a BCS expert. All you want to do is support your Nittany Lions, which means rooting against everyone ranked ahead of us, right? Not neccessarily (Oklahoma State losing probably hurt us), and that’s why I’ve decided to help you out with this […]

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