Day: September 18, 2014
When the Bengals pledged all proceeds from his jersey to the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Devon Still set a franchise record for jersey sales in a day. A week later, a local retail outlet in State College is chipping in to the cause as well, selling a “S71LL STRONG” that plays off of a similar design created in Cincinnati. McLanahan’s agreed to give all proceeds from the shirt to Still, who tweeted that he will donate the money to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
State Sen. John Yudichak, a Penn State graduate who represents Luzerne and Carbon counties, says a Penn State Board of Trustees committee may have violated a state law by recommending board reform.
A Penn State Young Americans for Freedom video has been making waves in libertarian circles this week after being posted to the conservative website Breitbart.
To combat a net loss of $1.3 million over the last year, Penn State’s athletic department outlined a five-point plan to weather the budget issues its currently facing, including raising the price of football tickets in 2015.
Penn State President Eric Barron will be co-hosting a monthly talk show alongside WPSU’s Patty Satalia. The show, which is titled “Higher Education in Focus”, will air on WPSU-TV, debuting on September 25th at 8 p.m.
After rehashing much of the debate on reform from last month during its meeting this morning at the Penn Stater, the Board of Trustees’ Governance Committee approved “Proposal A+” for recommendation to the Board of Trustees. If approved, it will increase the number of voting members on the board to 33 and the entire board to 38 by adding a student, faculty, and Alumni Association seat, while also adding three voting at-large trustees, selected by the board