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Alumni gifts to fund Penn State Extraterrestrial Intelligence Center Alumni gifts to fund Penn State Extraterrestrial Intelligence Center
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Inspired by the pioneering research being done in the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Penn State graduate John Patton and his wife, Natalie, have committed a future gift of $2.5 million to establish the John and Natalie Patton Family Research Fund in PSETI. The [Read More]
Arts Business Idea Competition gets financial boost for arts entrepreneurship Arts Business Idea Competition gets financial boost for arts entrepreneurship
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State alumnus Paul Bell and his wife, Maryann, have made a financial contribution to the College of Arts and Architecture to support the Arts Entrepreneurship Program’s Arts Business Idea Competition. Bell is a 1983 graduate with bachelor's degrees in arts and [Read More]
Palmer Museum of Art hosts exhibition of teacher and abstract artist Robert Reed Palmer Museum of Art hosts exhibition of teacher and abstract artist Robert Reed
8 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — On January 5, the Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State opened its first exhibition of the 2019 season, Subjective Spaces: Drawings and Collages by Robert Reed, according to a university press release. The intimate retrospective features 16 selections from Reed’s drawings [Read More]
MLK Week events include poster exhibit, films, choir concert MLK Week events include poster exhibit, films, choir concert
9 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State University Libraries’ annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Week at Penn State highlights students’ creative expression through the fine arts as well as ongoing screenings of films from the Libraries’ collection depicting [Read More]
Piazzas speak with student leaders about Greek life safety Piazzas speak with student leaders about Greek life safety
28 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Jim and Evelyn Piazza, parents of Timothy Piazza, addressed student leaders in Penn State’s Greek-life community Aug. 29 as part of the “Reframing the New Member Experience” program. The Piazzas were invited by university President Eric Barron to speak at [Read More]
Marathon Read to commemorate 1968 Marathon Read to commemorate 1968
28 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — The Marathon Read will again occupy Pattee Mall on the Penn State campus for a community reading event Thursday, Sept. 13. The event’s theme is “Pages from 1968” and will commemorate 50 years since the watershed months of 1968, with resonant texts from that [Read More]
Penn State alumna combines passions in Arboretum gift Penn State alumna combines passions in Arboretum gift
32 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — A self-described “child of the environmental movement of the '70s,” Diane Cressman Blanton said the first Earth Day is “emblazoned on her mind.” The 1979 Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences alumna and retired president of Network [Read More]
Penn State hosts regional leadership development program for labor leaders Penn State hosts regional leadership development program for labor leaders
35 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — The School of Labor and Employment Relations and the Labor School at Penn State recently hosted a weeklong session for the Mid-Atlantic Labor Leadership Initiative. The regional leadership development program is the newest arm of the National Labor Leadership Initiative and [Read More]
Scientists find evidence of 27 new viruses in bees Scientists find evidence of 27 new viruses in bees
38 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — An international team of researchers has discovered evidence of 27 previously unknown viruses in bees. The finding could help scientists design strategies to prevent the spread of viral pathogens among these important pollinators. "Populations of bees around the world are [Read More]
Grimes honored with national poetry award Grimes honored with national poetry award
38 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Nikki Grimes, 2018 winner of the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, will receive the national children’s poetry honor at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 12, in the Downsbrough Community Room at Schlow Centre Region Library, 211 S. Allen St., State College. Following [Read More]
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