Author: Greg Pickel

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Julie Del Giorno Hired to Oversee NCAA Compliance at Penn State

Penn State hired Julie Del Giorno Thursday to fill the newly created athletic integrity officer position, but it’s not the first time the longtime education veteran has dealt with the NCAA.

State College Ranked Third Best College Town

Twelve factors, three categories, and 227 U.S. metropolitan statistical areas later, Penn Stater’s can rest assured that where they call home — at least for most of the year — is one of the top five college towns in the country.

Penn State Releases Statement on Freeh Report

Penn State released their first statement since Louis Freeh’s report was issues this morning, and it cites numerous changes in the Board of Trustees operation, as well as plans for the future.

It’s Alabama All Over Again: PSU Sportsmanship Team is Looking for Fan Ambassadors

When Alabama came to Happy Valley last fall, there was much ado about respecting the visitors and fans that came with them. While it was sightly overboard, the intentions were of good nature. However, anyone who has ever watched a game from the student section knows that not everyone represents Dear Ole’ State with the pride and class that they should.

Calling All Computer Geeks: PSU Hackathon Starts Friday

Always wanted to create the next Words with Friends? A variety of local businesses have teamed up with the College of Information and Science Technologies to sponsor the 2012 Penn State Hackathon.

Phyrst Jam Sesh Competition for Year Long Gig

The Phyrst is holding a band competition to determine who will be their year long act, plus who will win a year of free Red Bull. We have all the details on the Phyrst Jam Sesh after the jump!

Penn State Spring Sports Roundup

Curious how your favorite Penn State spring sport is doing? We have a full recap for Men’s and Women’s Gymnastics, Baseball, Fencing, Men’s Volleyball, Tennis, Swimming and Diving, Lacrosse, and Softball after the jump.