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Emergency personnel from Penn State and municipalities throughout the Centre County area will participate in a triennial full-scale emergency response exercise at the University Park Airport at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23. The airport will be open and operating under a normal schedule during the exercise.
John Champagne, professor of English and chair of the Global Languages and Cultures program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, has been named Penn State Laureate for the 2018-19 academic year. As laureate, he will tour Pennsylvania to ask probing questions about — and offer a historical perspective on — the role of the artist in times of political turmoil.
April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring the arrival of troublesome plants such as poison ivy and poison oak that can cause mild to severe allergic reactions.
Two decades of encouraging cooperation and collaboration between teachers and students have led to a landmark anniversary for Penn State's College of Education and the State College Area School District.
A new mobile application now allows the University community to explore upcoming art and musical performances from student organizations and arts-related units on the University Park campus. The app was developed through a collaboration between the Penn State Performing Arts Council and a recent graduate from the College of Information Sciences and Technology.
2018 marks the 20th year of the Penn State Commission for Adult Learners, a group of faculty, staff and students dedicated to improving the experience for adult learners at the University.
A task force created in July 2017 to study the affordability of a Penn State degree has been exploring ways to control costs and enhance revenue, while maintaining and enhancing quality. Leaders of the effort, from the University’s Board of Trustees and administration, have enlisted a consulting group to identify potential opportunities to keep a Penn State degree within financial reach of qualified students.
Nine individuals were named to serve on Penn State’s Board of Trustees, either by election or appointment, during the board’s meeting today (May 4) at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center.
Over the past year, outgoing Penn State Faculty Senate Chair Matthew Woessner has been a man with a plan — specifically, a three-part plan to improve shared governance across the University. At the Penn State Board of Trustees’ meeting on May 4, Woessner provided a rundown on the success of this plan and the other work undertaken by the senate over the course of the 2017-18 academic year.
At its May 4 meeting, the Penn State Board of Trustees approved an interim operating budget of approximately $5.7 billion to support all University operations, until a final budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year is submitted at the board’s upcoming July meeting.
Penn State Health is moving forward with significant construction and renovation projects that will allow the health system to better meet the health care needs of the community and create greater opportunities to advance biomedical and health science research and education.
Penn State President Eric J. Barron outlined the University’s framework for measuring institutional excellence to the Board of Trustees at its Friday (May 4) meeting. Barron noted that the University continues to make significant progress when taking into account a variety of institutional metrics, such as enrollments, fundraising, and rankings, as well as each of the six foundations of Penn State’s Strategic Plan.
Penn State’s Board of Trustees today (May 4) voted to extend University President Eric J. Barron’s contract through June 30, 2022.
Four Penn State professors have been named Evan Pugh Professors, an elite and prestigious distinction conferred by the University on only 72 faculty members since the establishment of the designation in 1960.
A vehicle crash on the eastbound section of Interstate 80 between exits 158 and 178 today (May 4) may cause travel delays for people traveling to and from the University Park campus.
HERO BX, an Erie-based biodiesel company, has opened a $1 million research lab at Penn State Behrend. Students will work with the company's chemists to develop cleaner, cheaper fuels.
Twenty-eight students were bestowed military honor cords in recognition of their military service at a special ceremony held Thursday afternoon, May 3, at the Mount Nittany Club in Beaver Stadium.
The Penn State Board of Trustees’ compensation committee today (May 3) approved a contract extension for men’s basketball head coach Patrick Chambers through the 2021-22 season. The extension is subject to definitive documentation that is mutually agreed to and signed by both parties.
The deans of the colleges of Arts and Architecture and the Liberal Arts discussed one of the thematic priorities of Penn State's strategic plan during a meeting today (May 3) of the Board of Trustees’ Governance and Long-Range Planning Committee.
The Board of Trustees Committee on Outreach, Development and Community Relations learned about the Student Engagement Network’s efforts to connect students with empowering engagement experiences at its May 3 meeting at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel.
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