Month: May 2014

Rodney Erickson Recognized by Congressman Glenn Thompson

Rodney Erickson’s victory lap continued Thursday, as Representative Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.) gave a nod to the former president’s years of service on the House floor. “At every stage, he’s been an inspirational leader to those around him, a leader to and advocate for the university in countless ways,” Thompson said.

SEC Coaches Whine Because James Franklin Is Coaching Near Them

In the SEC’s latest dick-swinging measure, some of its coaches are complaining that James Franklin is allowed to recruit near them, according to an ESPN article today.

Longtime Equipment Manager Brad ‘Spider’ Caldwell To Retire After Over 30 Years Of Service

After 31 years on Penn State’s staff, Brad ‘Spider’ Caldwell will retire from his position as team equipment manager leaving behind a legacy not soon forgotten within the walls of the Lasch football building. The university announced the change early Thursday.

Distraction of the Day: Duckling Rescue on Video

In case you didn’t hear, some of Penn State’s youngest inhabitants ran (or waddled) into some trouble on Calder Way yesterday morning.

Penn State Ranks Highly in Social Media Influence, Engagement

Penn State’s brand is strong: In a comprehensive study, ranked it seventh of the nation’s 400 largest universities in social media influence and engagement.

Former Football Player Austin Scott Sentenced for Dealing Marijuana

A judge sentenced former Penn State tailback Austin Scott to up to 23 months in prison Wednesday for dealing marijuana. Scott came to Penn State as a highly-touted recruit in 2003, finishing his career here with 1,323 rushing yards and 17 total touchdowns, rushing for 110 yards and two scores in the 2006 Orange Bowl against Florida State.

Uplifting Athletes Offers Opportunity For Kids To Play With Football Team

Children 12 and under can be a Penn State football player for a day at the second annual Uplifting Athletes Field Day.

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