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Paul spreads word about library in role at Schlow - Chris Morelli

STATE COLLEGE — It's mid-morning at Schlow Library in downtown State College. People come and go through the glass doors. Some are there to return books, others are checking books out. Some people read, others write. The clicking of keyboard keys can be heard throughout the second floor. A



Centre County Gazette

Last Cruise rolls into State College Last Cruise rolls into State College
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Get ready to cruise again, Centre County. The 29th annual Last Cruise will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 27 along Allen Street in downtown State College. Proceeds from the Last Cruise will go to the Centre County Youth Service Bureau. “Things are coming [Read More]
Last Cruise revved up and ready to go Last Cruise revved up and ready to go
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Gentlemen, start your engines — it's time for the annual Last Cruise. The Last Cruise Car and Motorcycle Show is a fundraiser for the Centre County Youth Service Bureau. Last year, the cruise brought in over $15,000. YSB is hoping to top that in 2014. YSB, located at [Read More]
JazzPA Festival brings top talent to Centre Region JazzPA Festival brings top talent to Centre Region
Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — On the heels of the massive cultural explosion that is Arts Festival, the annual music celebration JazzPA is set to bring another weekend of endless fun and stellar artistic talent to the Centre Region. From July 24-26, Bellefonte will become a bustling hub of jazz enthusiasts, [Read More]

Business

Study evaluates workplace security vs. privacy Study evaluates workplace security vs. privacy
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UNIVERSITY PARK — People with higher job status may be more willing to compromise privacy for security reasons and also be more determined to carry out those decisions, according to researchers. This preoccupation with security may shape policy and decision-making in areas ranging from [Read More]
Is digital currency poised to replace paper money? Is digital currency poised to replace paper money?
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — In 1729, when he was 23 years old, Benjamin Franklin authored a pamphlet titled "A Modest Inquiry into the Nature and Necessity of a Paper Currency." The revolutionary idea he advocated? Paper money printed and controlled by the Colonies. As a printer by trade, Franklin [Read More]
Ag Progress Days to feature farm safety, health presentations  Ag Progress Days to feature farm safety, health presentations
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Visitors to the Farm Safety Demonstration Area at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 12-14, can learn about tractor overturn hazards and how to reduce the risks of tractor overturns. Aimed at both youth and adults, 20-minute safety demonstrations will take place on [Read More]

Sports

Newbill: Invite to LeBron camp ‘a breathtaking experience’ Newbill: Invite to LeBron camp ‘a breathtaking experience’
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Some phone calls don’t have to be returned right away. You can listen to the voicemail message, make a mental note and return the call in the near future. The phone call that D.J. Newbill missed a few weeks ago doesn’t qualify for this category. The Penn State [Read More]
Sanderson's top-ranked recruiting class fills needs Sanderson's top-ranked recruiting class fills needs
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Taken as a whole, this may be the deepest, most talented recruiting class Cael Sanderson has assembled as he embarks on his sixth season at Penn State. Most national ratings put the class at No. 1. Of course, that assessment won’t be complete for four or five years, if [Read More]
Woods vs. Nicklaus: A battle of the best Woods vs. Nicklaus: A battle of the best
Centre County Gazette
It is one of the most iconic images in all of sports: Jack Nicklaus celebrating his birdie putt on the 17th hole of the 1986 Masters Tournament at Augusta National. That putt gave him the lead in the tournament for the first time and competed an incredible comeback from six strokes behind at the [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

PSU faculty performs at rock fest PSU faculty performs at rock fest
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Kai A. Schafft, associate professor of education in the Department of Education Policy Studies, performed in June with indie rock band Marah Presents Mountain Minstrelsy at Azkena Rock Festival outside of Bilbao, Spain. The band played in front of more than 14,000 people at [Read More]
WPSU’s 'Water Blues' documentary receives award WPSU’s 'Water Blues' documentary receives award
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State Public Media filmmakers recently joined the likes of Steven Spielberg, Jim Henson and Martin Scorsese as winners of the CINE Golden Eagle Award. WPSU’s documentary “Water Blues, Green Solutions” was lauded in the spring 2014 competition in [Read More]
Musical theater major gains diverse experience in summer productions Musical theater major gains diverse experience in summer productions
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Going from a New York City ghetto to an Ivy League law school to a quirky florist shop, it’s obvious Brinie Wallace gets around. And pumps up her résumé in the process. The incoming junior in the Bachelor of Fine Arts Musical Theatre program has gained [Read More]

Education

Penn State summer camp extends the human experience Penn State summer camp extends the human experience
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Killing people is something that keeps Sean Brennan up at night. “I have to live with the consequences of whatever choices I make right now,” he said. Brennan is not a serial killer. He is, however, challenging students to think about the ethical quandaries of [Read More]
South Hills announces Dean's List South Hills announces Dean's List
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — The following area residents earned Dean’s List honors for the spring term at the State College campus of South Hills School of Business & Technology: Aaronsburg — Dominique Hook. Beech Creek — Chanse Davy and Brooke Desmond. Bellefonte — Alicia [Read More]
Penn State landscape major lands internship in Colorado Penn State landscape major lands internship in Colorado
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Senior Landscape Contracting major Jamie Milletary packed a single suitcase and flew off to Denver seeking the freedom and independence she had always craved.   The Hookstown, Pennsylvania, native was headed to an internship with CoCal Landscape. She had never been [Read More]

Community

Museum features Grange Fair souvenir exhibit Museum features Grange Fair souvenir exhibit
Centre County Gazette
AARONSBURG — The Penns Valley Historical Museum, located at 244 West Aaron Square in Aaronsburg, is currently displaying an exhibit of souvenirs and other memorabilia from the Grange Fair, in celebration of the fair’s 140th year in 2014. The exhibit consists of a large number of [Read More]
Rotary Club of State College Downtown contributes nearly $40,000 to local organizations Rotary Club of State College Downtown contributes nearly $40,000 to local organizations
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — The Rotary Club of State College Downtown ended its Rotary year in July by presenting checks to seven local human service organizations. “Thanks to our club membership — especially our very active fundraising committee — this was one of the most successful [Read More]
Centre Hall Girl Scouts advance in rank Centre Hall Girl Scouts advance in rank
Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — Junior Girl Scout Troop 4 of Centre Hall held a pizza dinner and Bridging Ceremony on July14, at the farm of Bill Arnold in Colyer. This troop of nine girls is led by Krista Winkelblech. Since their beginning, the troop has been involved in a host of activities. The girls each [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Don't skimp on shades this summer Don't skimp on shades this summer
Centre County Gazette
HERSHEY — Sunscreen and sunglasses top the list of summertime must-haves for most people. But just as skin can burn on an overcast or chilly day, eyes can sustain damage anytime you’re outdoors without sunglasses. Although it’s fashionable to slip on a sleek pair of shades, Tara [Read More]
LHU-Clearfield conducts annual pinning ceremony LHU-Clearfield conducts annual pinning ceremony
Centre County Gazette
CLEARFIELD — The Lock Haven University Nursing Program recently conducted its traditional “Pinning Ceremony” at the Clearfield Middle School Auditorium in Clearfield. There were 56 men and women who graduated with an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing, and 10 individuals who [Read More]
Cereal flake size influences calorie intake Cereal flake size influences calorie intake
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — People eat more breakfast cereal, by weight, when flake size is reduced, according to Penn State researchers, who showed that when flakes are reduced by crushing, people pour a smaller volume of cereal into their bowls, but still take a greater amount by weight and [Read More]
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