PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

About

ROTC Defeats Region, Takes on the World

Here at Penn State, we take a lot of pride in being number one. The Penn State Army ROTC team helped boost our university-wide ego by winning the regional Ranger Challenge Competition on Oct. 24 near West Point, New York.

The 10-person team will now move on to compete in the Sandhurst Military Skills Competition on April 15-16, 2011 at the United States Military Academy at West Point. The competition will host teams both nation- and world-wide. According to Major Dale Titus, the team will compete in events including obstacle courses, land navigation, rope-bridge assembly, paddling zodiac rafts, and more.

“I’d like to believe we’ll do well because we’ve got a great team, but the competition is pretty steep,” Titus said. “Only time will tell.”

Your ad blocker is on.

Please choose an option below.

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

About the Author

Tara Maerz

Hi I'm Tara. I grew up in Abington (Penn State Abington is basically my backyard). I am a junior Print Journalism major. I enjoy traveling, trashy reality TV shows, cereal and pillows.

Comments

Other posts by Tara

‘Tis the Season for Graduation

Hopefully, those graduating this semester already know the dates and locations of their commencement ceremonies.

But for the friends and family who want/are forced to watch–or for the future grads who let all the spiced rum and eggnog go to their heads–we’ve put together a short and sweet list of save-the-dates.

Shifting Positions in Information Technology

NAACP Promotes Positive Images and Popular Music

From Wally Triplett To Canceled: The Story Of The All In Statue

Students once approved a Wally Triplett statue that Penn State’s bureaucracy prevented from ever coming to fruition.

Leah Rednor Named Next Panhellenic Council President

Rednor is current a junior and the president of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority.

Send this to a friend