Day: January 9, 2015

Trustee Karen Peetz To Resign on January 15

Trustee Karen Peetz, one of the remaining members from the board that fired Joe Paterno in November 2011, will step down at the end of the day on Thursday, Jan. 15, according to a Friday night news release from Penn State.

Franklin and Staff Will Again Host Camps in Recruiting Hotbeds

James Franklin and the Penn State coaching staff will jointly host a high school football camp in Norfolk, Virginia alongside Old Dominion.

President Barron Announces $30 Million Investment in Entrepreneurship

In a public letter published today, President Barron announced the university's whopping $30 million investment in "economic development and student career success." With this new endeavor, Barron hopes to give Penn Staters' great ideas a chance to grow into useful products, and spur job creation and economic development throughout the Commonwealth in doing so.

Penn Stater Tom Verducci Named National Sportswriter of the Year

Penn Stater and versatile Major League Baseball reporter Tom Verducci was named the National Sportswriter of the Year yesterday by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.