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Interactive Children’s Museum to Open in State College

The Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania, a hands-on museum that teaches children the importance of themselves and the world around them, is scheduled to open in December 2010.

According to Penn State professor and board member Carla Zembal-Saul, the not-for-profit museum will be located at 112 West Foster Ave. Over one 4,200 square foot floor will be leased and will host several exhibits, including an arts studio and a theater for presentations, will encompass the space.

In 2001, the idea of a children’s museum surfaced from within the Downtown State College Improvement District. When the museum opens at the end of this year, it is expected to become an integral part in the downtown community. Instead of allocating space to a restaurant or gift shop, the museum will encourage visitors to stop downtown in order to benefit local businesses, says Zembal-Saul.

Those interested in volunteering at the museum can find more resources here.

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Historical Exhibit Commemorates PSU Heritage

Most Penn State students are familiar with staple historical landmarks on campus like Old Main and the Lion Shrine. What most students don’t realize is that over 70 historical markers and buildings decorate the beautiful west side of campus. On top of that, Penn State has a history of considerable accomplishments in the fields of engineering, agriculture, nuclear science and bio-mechanics.

A photo-exhibition, honoring just a part of Penn State’s vast heritage, is currently on display at the Hintz-Alumni Center until June 8. The 32 pictures, which are hanging in Robb Hall, can be divided into three main categories: prominent people, historical buildings and noteworthy accomplishments.


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