Penn State has announced that it will hold a university-wide memorial service in honor of former Vice Provost for Educational Equity W. Terrell Jones on Tuesday, Sept. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center.
Jones passed away on August 19 after a battle with cancer, after being on medical leave for several months. A champion of diversity, he lead the university's implementation of its strategic plan to support the issue. Jones was known to speak to Sam Richards' SOC 119 class from time to time, which centers on race and ethnic relations.
State College Police are investigating an assault that reportedly occurred early Wednesday morning in the basement of Delta Sigma Phi, in which the victim suffered facial fractures and eye injuries.
Penn State wasted no time climbing to the edge of the AP's top 25 this season after its weekend victory against UCF. Despite opening the year only receiving five votes in the AP Poll for No. 46 placement in the country, the Nittany Lions are all the way up to No. 29 this week and receiving 49 votes.
Missed out on football season tickets? No worries, Penn State students can buy up to two tickets for Saturday's home opener against Akron for forty dollars each.
After Penn State's win, Herb Hand broke down the offensive line's play on Twitter.
The Temple University football team will honor philanthropist Lewis Katz this season with commemorative “Lew” patches on the players’ helmets. Katz, a ’62 Temple and ’66 Dickinson Law graduate, died in a plane crash three months ago.