PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

About

Sandy Barbour To Commence ‘Shaping The Future Summit’

Athletic Director Sandy Barbour will kick off the annual Shaping the Future Summit, which this year will discuss “The Power Of Money,” tonight in Atherton Hall.

Barbour, in her first year heading the university’s athletic department, will engage in a special discussion on the financial sustainability in college athletics. The talk, which is free and open to the public, will occur from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Atherton Hall’s Grandfather Clock Lounge. The discussion will further speak to the Collegiate Model, and challenge the amateur status of NCAA student-athletes.

The Shaping the Future Summit, in part headed by the Schreyer Honors College, is a five-event series headlined by a speech by Magic Johnson on April 1. PricewaterhouseCoopers Vice Chairman Mitch Cohen will speak Friday night, contributing to 2015’s theme: The Power of Money.

According to its website, the summit is “designed to engage the Penn State community in discussion and interactive programs focused on global issues and leadership scenarios in the next decade.”

“The shape of our future will be determined by today’s students and how they answer tough questions. We want to give these questions to them now rather than later,” said Schreyer Honors College Dean Christian Brady.

A reception with Creamery ice cream will follow the event.

About the Author

Ben Berkman

State College, PA

Comments

More by Ben

Nassib Healthy To ‘Kick Some Ass,’ Johnson And Hackenberg Seek Pro Evaluations

James Franklin made two things clear before the Lions travel South: Carl Nassib is 100 percent healthy for a game for the first time in more than a month, and Christian Hackenberg and Austin Johnson have both applied for draft evaluations from the NFL.

Gameday Observations: Return To Rec

Penn State Stomps Canisius, 81-67, In First Of Two Rec Hall Showdowns

Athletics

Center Ludvig Larsson Transfers To Penn State Hockey From Merrimack

The Swedish faceoff specialist graduated after three seasons at Merrimack, but will be immediately eligible to play for Guy Gadowsky in 2018-19.

Harris, Rivers Win Big Ten Titles On Final Day Of Competition

Penn State Women’s Soccer Releases 2018 Schedule

Penn State Women’s Lacrosse Loses To Penn 15-14 In Double OT

Penn State’s Kaleigh Riehl Headed To U.S. U-23 Camp

Student Life

Where Do Penn Staters Move After Graduation?

Not only is literally everyone at Penn State from “right outside of Philly,” ALMOST everyone also works “right outside of Philly.”

Penn Stater In The Running To Become Chief Taco Officer

Finding Your Penn State Beyond Penn State: Carolyn Popescu’s Senior Column

Plans Submitted For New KFC In State College

Developers have submitted preliminary land development plans to build a new KFC restaurant at 1780 S. Atherton St. in State College.

No Surprise Here: Saquon Barkley Can Throw, Too

Thirty yards out? No problem for Saquon Barkley.

Penn State Approved For Medical Marijuana Clinical Research

“The research component of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program sets it apart from the rest of the nation.”

Be the first to know

  • Top posts and the best Penn State stories

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Penn Stater In The Running To Become Chief Taco Officer

Josiah Hritsko is one of three finalists to become Moe’s Southwest Grill’s “Chief Taco Officer.”

Send this to a friend