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Day: January 13, 2014

Report: Larry Johnson Declines Offer To Stay At Penn State, Close to Deal with Ohio State

Penn State football's long-time defensive line coach Larry Johnson has decided to move on from Penn State, according to a report from PennLive's Bob Flounders. Johnson was the last remaining member of Joe Paterno's coaching staff, but after not receiving serious consideration for the head coaching position following Bill O'Brien's departure he will explore other coaching opportunities outside of Penn State.

2008 THON Overall Announces BoT Candidacy

Dan Cocco doesn't look like your typical Penn State Board of Trustees member. He's less than half the average age, and he's been out of school for less time than he was in it (Cocco earned a master's degree from Columbia University in Fundraising Management in 2011). But it's precisely that unique youth experience that Cocco hopes to leverage into a spot as an alumni trustee during the next election cycle.

Penn State World Campus Ranked Third Best Online Bachelor’s Program

U.S. News released its list of best online bachelor's degree programs yesterday, with Penn State World Campus rated third out of hundreds of higher education institutions. Central Michigan University and SUNY College of Technology - Delhi are the only schools ranked higher than Penn State.

10 Questions With David DeKok, Author of New Book on 1969 Pattee Library Murder

After learning about the murder and finding himself fascinated with Aardsma's story, former Patriot-News reporter David DeKok decided to write a book about the case. The book will focus on the personal lives of Aardsma and her killer, as well as the investigation of the murder. It will also be a portrait of an era: Penn State in the late 1960s. DeKok weaves in the history of the civil rights and anti-war movements at the university, including the 1970 student riots.

The Hockey Valley Documentary to Re-Air on Big Ten Network

Don't miss your chance to gain behind-the-scenes access of the men's ice hockey team. Hockey Valley: The Opening of Pegula Ice Arena, a documentary that debuted in December, will air again on the Big Ten Network this Monday after the 7 p.m. game against Minnesota.

Alumnus Plans to Walk Across America for THON

Norman Horn, of Phoenixville, Pa., will spend seven months on a 3,100-mile journey this year, with all proceeds donated to THON 2015. He will travel from San Francisco to the Jersey Shore to raise awareness and funds for pediatric cancer, his goal being to raise $250,000.

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