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Day: January 15, 2013

Penn State Set for Inaugural Student Sustainability Leader Summit

Penn State students are continuing to take further initiative in creating a sustainable Penn State with the formation of the Inaugural Student Sustainability Leader Summit, which will be held on January 25th from 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Heritage Hall section of the HUB. The formation of the leader summit comes after years of largely unsuccessful attempts to organize and mobilize many of the student organizations with a strong focus on green and sustainabile progress at Penn State.

Dashing Through the Snow, on a Penn State Commons Tray—What?

When the snow falls in Happy Valley, these hills transform into awesome sledding spots just waiting to be discovered. And just as quickly, commons trays transform into sleds. In honor of winter, Valley Magazine has compiled a list of all of Penn State's sledding hot spots.

Penn State Wants You to Read Good with the Newspaper Readership Program

While not exactly breaking news, many Penn State students remain unaware of the ongoing effort that is the Newspaper Readership Program. You may not know that there are digital versions of newspapers available to you subscription-free. Most notably, The New York Times and The Chronicle of Higher Education have programs which allow you access to an unlimited number of articles once you sign up for a free account using your email address.

CCSG Wants YOU To Pay For Its Retreats

Today, members of the Student Activity Fee Board met in 233 HUB to discuss a budget increase for the Council of Common Wealth Student Governments.

10 Qs with Schreyer Scholar & Men’s Basketball’s Kevin Montminy

Meet Kevin Montminy, a sophomore guard for Pat Chambers' men's basketball squad who also happens to be a member of Penn State's prestigious Schreyer Honors College.

THON Dancers can Prepare with Fitness Course

With THON weekend rapidly approaching, you might be worrying about how well your body will be able to handle the no sitting, no sleeping 46-hour dance marathon if you are lucky enough to dance. If that sounds like you, don't worry -- UPUA has been working with THON Overall Chairperson Will Martin and Morale Overall Melanie Sessa as well as fitness coordinator Jill Garrigan to help you out.

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