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David Pencek, Town&Gown

David Pencek is editor of Town&Gown magazine, Town&Gown's Penn State Football Annual, and Town&Gown's Penn State Winter Sports Annual.

Articles by David Pencek, Town&Gown

5 Questions with Seth Bockley, director and co-adaptor of Basetrack Live 5 Questions with Seth Bockley, director and co-adaptor of Basetrack Live
6 days ago - Town and gown
For some, members of America’s military can be seen like Superheroes. They defend this country and serve it in some of the most dangerous places in the world. But while these men and women do extraordinary things, there is also the “human” side. They have families back home who [Read More]
Letter from the Editor Letter from the Editor
6 days ago - Town and gown
When news came out that the NCAA had basically done away with the sanctions against Penn State’s football team — allowing the Nittany Lions to be bowl eligible this season and to have the maximum number of players on scholarship next season — I admit I had mixed emotions. The [Read More]
Still Going Strong Still Going Strong
1 week ago - Town and gown
While she had head-coaching experience, Char Morett faced a bigger challenge when she returned to her alma mater in 1987 to become Penn State’s field hockey head coach. She had led Boston College to three winning seasons, but now she was taking over a program that had won two national titles [Read More]
Q&A: Susan Kroeker Q&A: Susan Kroeker
5 weeks ago - Town and gown
For the first time since it was founded in 1991, Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra won’t have Douglas Meyer as its music director and conductor. Meyer retired at the end of the 2013-14 season, so the 2014-15 season for PCO, titled Great Expectations!, will be one where the orchestra finds [Read More]
The Players The Players
6 weeks ago - Town and gown
Raquel Rodriguez may have a greater appreciation than many of today’s female student-athletes for what it took to bring gender equality to intercollegiate athletics to Penn State and across the nation. Growing up in Costa Rica, where soccer is the national sport, Rodriguez didn’t know [Read More]
Letter from the Editor Letter from the Editor
6 weeks ago - Town and gown
The 50th anniversary is known as the golden anniversary — and when you’re talking about women’s athletics at Penn State, the first 50 years have, indeed, been golden. They’ve been filled with numerous national titles, hall-of-fame student-athletes, coaches, and [Read More]
Six Pack for the Week Six Pack for the Week
8 weeks ago - Town and gown
Entertainment and sports highlights for the weekend and coming week: As You Wish: If you’re wishing to see the classic film The Princess Bride, well then you’re wish is being granted. On Friday, the movie with many memorable lines and characters will be shown at Tussey Mountain as part [Read More]
Taking Charge Taking Charge
9 weeks ago - Town and gown
Eric Barron had been at his job as Penn State’s president less than a week when he sat down for an interview with Town&Gown in May in his Old Main office. He already had a busy week with traveling to the university’s commonwealth campuses and meeting the school’s deans and [Read More]
Letter from the Editor Letter from the Editor
9 weeks ago - Town and gown
The month of August represents both a sad and exciting time — and it’s for exactly the same reason. It’s back-to-school month — which, of course, means end of summer (sad) but new beginnings for students attending local schools — and those popular back-to-school [Read More]
Letter from the Editor Letter from the Editor
14 weeks ago - Town and gown
This month’s issue of Town&Gown is devoted, in large part, to family fun. Starting on page 28, you’ll read about some of the wonderful places to visit and great activities to enjoy with your family. The stories show, once again, how special Centre County is! But, if you’ll [Read More]
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