PSU news by
Penn State's student blog



Ex-Penn State Employee Arraigned

Talk about getting your hand caught in the cookie jar.

Heather M. Miller, a former administrative assistant in the Office of Student Life at Penn State Altoona, was arraigned Wednesday in Magisterial Court on felony theft charges after reportedly stealing $32,210.63, according to the Altoona Mirror. The thefts occurred from May 2008 to August of this year, when school auditors confronted Miller about inconsistencies in the books.

“Certainly, as soon as we learned of it we took appropriate action,” said Penn State Altoona spokeswoman Shari Routch

Miller, who served as adviser for the Gamma Phi Beta sorority, stands accused of stealing $20,887.50 from the group’s accounts over a two-year period.

Miller also allegedly used a Penn State purchasing card and sorority funds in June to accompany her family to the sorority’s national convention in Orlando, Fl. According to police, she used $1,250 in Disney gift cards that were used to buy four five-day passes to the amusement resort.

Kids, don’t steal money from sororities. It never ends well.

Your ad blocker is on.

Please choose an option below.

Sign up for our e-mail newsletter:
Support quality journalism:
Purchase a Subscription!

About the Author

Michael Verbickas

I'm a Junior majoring in Print Journalism and English. I consider myself passionate about history, sports, politics, crossword puzzles and short stories.


Other posts by Michael

Penn State Museums: Which is the Best?

Penn State’s museums offer students an array of opportunities to supplement classroom instruction or to simply learn something new.

Whether one is looking for a diversion during parents’ weekend or an inexpensive way to spend an afternoon, there is always somewhere to go and something to see. We rounded up information about some of our favorite museums on campus. Check it out after the jump.

MLK Jr Events Galore at PSU

Campus Tea House Quenches Thirst for Variety

Penn State Thespians Present: ‘Young Frankenstein’

The Penn State Thespians are bringing “Young Frankenstein” to Schwab Auditorium for a spooky and comical set of shows.

How To Give Your Parents A Proper Tour Of Campus

Remember: Penn State’s made of sunshine, rainbows, football, and good grades.

Send this to a friend