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Day: July 9, 2010

Trustees Increase Tuition, Kill Senior Week

The Penn State Board of Trustees met today at the DuBois campus for their July meeting. In addition to approving the 2010-2011 academic year budget, President Spanier also announced a change in commencement date for spring 2012. The new budget will result in an increase in tuition and the commencement date will have an effect on "Senior Week."

Read on to find out the details...

2010 Arts Fest Starts in Style

Artists from all over the United States did not waste any time promoting their artwork Thursday morning as Allen and Fraser streets were overran by eager buyers by the official opening at 10 a.m. Walking down Allen street this morning, the aroma of delicious carnival food and the sound of children laughter created a welcoming environment in downtown State College. 

With scorching temperatures reaching into the mid-nineties, it seemed Arts Fest 2010 would have to battle the heat.  However, with freshly squeezed lemonade at every corner, mist stations and the water buckets on Allen Street, The Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts managed to keep cool.

Read on for more on Thursday's events.

Friday at Arts Fest

Arts Fest continues today with many interesting events. We previewed some of the things you should look for already. Here are a few more we think will be fun to attend.

Read on for our Friday Arts Fest suggestions.

Arts Fest Becomes Literate

There will be another group of artists alongside the painters, potters, jewelers, photographers and musicians of Arts Fest 2010: authors. Arts Fest has now accepted the written word into its gallery and will definitely be at least twice as "Fest" with Book Fest PA.

The first annual Book Fest PA will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today in the Schlow Centre Region Library. Each hour, a different author will present their work, meet fans, sign books, and talk about writing experiences.

Read on for more details on the event.

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