Day: March 19, 2015

Alumni Survey Results Released at Outreach Meeting, 19% Trust the Board of Trustees

The new Penn State alumni survey results are out, and they once again paint a positive picture for Penn State the institution but a continued reputational mess for its leadership. The numbers, presented by representatives from survey firm Strategy One, were discussed at today's Board of Trustees committee meeting on Outreach, Development, and Community Relations in Hershey.

Penn State Ranked As Research Leader By National Science Foundation

Overall, the ranking put Penn State 17th nationally in total research expenditures. However, the university was ranked first in materials research, second in psychology, and third in both mechanical engineering and sociology. The NSF study, which measured total research expenditures, put Penn State in the top ten universities in 13 fields, tied for second nationally in top-ten rankings with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, behind only Johns Hopkins University.

Panhellenic Sisters Gather To Discuss Kappa Delta Rho Developments

Sorority sisters gathered in the Freeman Auditorium Wednesday night to speak with the Panhellenic Council and representatives from the Interfraternity Council regarding their concerns over recent allegations that members of the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity kept a Facebook page filled with nude pictures of female peers.

Wrestling Preview: Penn State Seeking Fifth-Straight NCAA Championship

The Nittany Lions qualified seven of ten wrestlers and are looking to make a splash in the tournament despite entering as more of an underdog than in recent years.

13 Nittany Lions To Highlight Annual Pro Day

Wednesday, Penn State hosts its annual pro day, an event that will serve as an important evaluation period for a handful of Penn State NFL prospects that didn't get a chance to prove their worth in Indianapolis.

Former IFC President Daniel Florencio To Dance In Hollywood Dance Marathon

This Saturday, former Penn State Interfraternity Council President Daniel Florencio will dance in the 2015 Hollywood Dance Marathon in, well, Hollywood. This is his second time dancing in the Hollywood Dance Marathon, now a four-year old annual tradition. Florencio, a brother of Zeta Psi, served as IFC president in 2011.

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