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Day: December 18, 2012

Karen Peetz Will Not Seek Reelection for BOT Chair

Current Board of Trustees Chair Karen Peetz will not seek reelection to that leadership position for the next term, per a release from Penn State. Peetz still plans to remain an active member of the board, but cited her recent appointment as president of Bank of New York Mellon as the reason for her decision.

Culture: Record 100 Penn State Fall Athletes Receive Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Let the #culture eruption begin.

Penn State announced earlier today that 100 fall student athletes have received Academic All-Big Ten honors this semester, shattering the previous school record of 81 in 2007.

Three Penn Staters Nominated for Dapper Dan Sportsman/Sportswoman of the Year Awards

When the Dapper Dan Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year awards are presented on February 6th at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, there is a decent chance that the winner will have some type of Penn State connection as Bill O'Brien, Women's Soccer player Taylor Schram, and former Women's Volleyball player Christa Harmotto are all nominees.

Joe Paterno Voted Arizona Republic’s Best College Coach of All Time

The results are in, and Joe Paterno has been voted as the "best college football coach of all time." Nearly 327,125 votes were cast in the bracket style tournament, with Paterno defeating Chris Petersen in the final round (yes, Boise State's Chris Petersen made it to the finals).

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