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Mark Brackenbury, Town&Gown

Mark Brackenbury, Town&Gown

Articles by Mark Brackenbury, Town&Gown

Letter from the Editor: It’s the Guys’ Turn Letter from the Editor: It’s the Guys’ Turn
3 weeks ago - Town and gown
In March, we celebrated some of the remarkable women who make Centre County such a great place to live. This month, some of the men who make this community special get their turn in the spotlight, beginning on page 60. It’s also a good time to meet the men in our office who – along with [Read More]
Q&A with Doug Loviscky and Jeanne Knouse on the New SCASD Mental Health Matters Fund Q&A with Doug Loviscky and Jeanne Knouse on the New SCASD Mental Health Matters Fund
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mark Brackenbury, Town&Gown
Some alarming data in 2015 from the Pennsylvania Youth Survey prompted the State College Area School District to take action. Now, the district will take things a step further, thanks to the creation of a dedicated fund, Mental Health Matters, through the SCASD Education Foundation. [Read More]
Q&A with Doug Loviscky and Jeanne Knouse on the new SCASD Mental Health Matters Fund Q&A with Doug Loviscky and Jeanne Knouse on the new SCASD Mental Health Matters Fund
7 weeks ago - Town and gown
Some alarming data in 2015 from the Pennsylvania Youth Survey prompted the State College Area School District to take action.   According to anonymous responses, 40 percent of students in grade 12 reported feeling that “life wasn’t worth living.”  The district took [Read More]
Letter from the Editor: Celebrating Remarkable Women Letter from the Editor: Celebrating Remarkable Women
7 weeks ago - Town and gown
Each March, we feature a special section in Town&Gown celebrating just some of the remarkable women of Centre County. Many of those highlighted naturally have high-profile positions, but we know that for each one of those outstanding women, there are many more doing great work, often behind the [Read More]
Letter from the Editor: A Meeting at a Courthouse Letter from the Editor: A Meeting at a Courthouse
12 weeks ago - Town and gown
I met my wife at a libel trial. Thankfully, neither of us was on trial. I was covering the case for a local newspaper in Connecticut, and Paula, a reporter at a different paper, had been called to testify. The introduction outside the courthouse was brief and our paths did not cross again for a [Read More]
Letter from the Editor: A Community Challenge   Letter from the Editor: A Community Challenge
16 weeks ago - Town and gown
Nearly two years ago, I wrote a story for The Centre County Gazette – part of a series the paper did on the opioid crisis – that really stuck with me. The article reported on the experience of EMTs on the front lines of the crisis. If you’ve followed the issue at all on a national [Read More]
Q&A with Ram M. Narayanan, on Helping to Develop the Region as a ‘High-Tech Magnet’ Q&A with Ram M. Narayanan, on Helping to Develop the Region as a ‘High-Tech Magnet’
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mark Brackenbury, Town&Gown
Penn State researchers are collaborating with local radio-frequency and wireless-technology companies to help enhance each other’s work, an effort that may ultimately result in more high-tech job opportunities here. [Read More]
Q&A with Ram M. Narayanan, director of the SCARF Consortium, on helping to develop the region as a ‘high-tech magnet’   Q&A with Ram M. Narayanan, director of the SCARF Consortium, on helping to develop the region as a ‘high-tech magnet’
20 weeks ago - Town and gown
Penn State researchers are collaborating with local radio-frequency and wireless-technology companies to help enhance each other’s work, an effort that may ultimately result in more high-tech job opportunities here. The State College Area Radio Frequency Consortium was born from meetings of [Read More]
Letter from the Editor: Patches of Fabric Letter from the Editor: Patches of Fabric
20 weeks ago - Town and gown
One of my favorite things to do each December is glance back at magazine covers, or the front pages of newspapers, over the course of a year. It always manages to drive home just how fast time is moving. It also offers a visual record, some patches of fabric in the life of a community. So, in [Read More]
Letter from the Editor: Here’s What You Told Us Letter from the Editor: Here’s What You Told Us
25 weeks ago - Town and gown
Back in February, we launched a reader survey to find out more about what you think of Town&Gown. We wanted to know what you like, and what we can do better or differently. We also wanted to learn a little bit more about you. The response was both gratifying and educational. Hundreds of you [Read More]
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