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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

A Salute to Volunteers A Salute to Volunteers
227 weeks ago - Town and gown
The lifeblood of nearly all nonprofit organizations is the work done by volunteers. They are the people behind the scenes who give of their time to help causes, groups, events, and more without asking anything in return. April is National Volunteer Month, which celebrates the work done by [Read More]
Letter from the Editor Letter from the Editor
227 weeks ago - Town and gown
From the outside, Beaver Stadium isn’t the most visually appealing sports facility. That may be an understatement. Some have described it as looking like a giant erector set. Inside, however, is where it has become a special place to many. With regards to the few decades that [Read More]
5 Questions with author Karen Abbott 5 Questions with author Karen Abbott
230 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - David Pencek, Town&Gown
Karen Abbott has made her mark writing about some of the more fascinating women in American history. Her book, "Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy" is this year’s Centre County Read selection, and Abbott will give a talk March 16 at the HUB-Robeson Center. [Read More]
Letter from the Editor Letter from the Editor
232 weeks ago - Town and gown
When it comes to the stories that are published in Town&Gown, the overwhelming majority of them are about the positive aspects of Happy Valley, of which there are so many. The people, places, and events that make this region special are why many of us (myself included) love working and living [Read More]
Beyond THON Beyond THON
235 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - David Pencek, Town&Gown
Mention Penn State student organizations that do charitable work and the one that is usually thought of first is THON. A look at other clubs and organizations, however, finds that besides helping kids with cancer, Penn State students are making a positive impact on many others. [Read More]
Beyond THON Beyond THON
237 weeks ago - Town and gown
Mention Penn State student organizations that do charitable work and the one that is usually thought of first is THON. It makes sense since THON is, after all, the largest student-run philanthropy in the world and has raised more than $127 million for the Four Diamonds Fund since 1977.  A look [Read More]
Letter from the Editor Letter from the Editor
237 weeks ago - Town and gown
Each February, one of the best moments of the year happens. Inside a packed Bryce Jordan Center, Penn State students stay on their feet for 46 hours and raise tens of millions of dollars to help families who have children with cancer. THON has become one of the biggest events in Happy Valley, [Read More]
5 Questions with Shannon Habas, media relations director for Premier Productions 5 Questions with Shannon Habas, media relations director for Premier Productions
240 weeks ago - Town and gown
It’s become the most popular annual Christian music tour in America. Winter Jam returns to the Bryce Jordan Center January 8 and features For King & Country, Matthew West, Crowder, and more. Premier Productions in Lexington, South Carolina, produces the tour, and media relations director [Read More]
Letter from the Editor Letter from the Editor
240 weeks ago - Town and gown
“Here’s your guide to the area ... where to go, where to eat ... where to shop ... what to see? Town and Gown is your monthly, tip-filled guide to this Central Pennsylvania area, nestled in the verdant mountains around Penn State and State College. “Let Town and Gown be your guide [Read More]
Raquel Rodriguez Continues Tradition Raquel Rodriguez Continues Tradition
243 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - David Pencek, Town&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. [Read More]
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