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Poorman on Paterno Series

Mike Poorman is writing a series of columns chronicling the impact of Joe Paterno over the 34 years Poorman has written about and been a part of Penn State. Follow the articles at the links below.

Joe Paterno and State College
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Joe Paterno and State College
152 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Joe Paterno was Penn State. But he was of State College. It was where he became a man, married, raised a family and never left. In the words of one professor, "Joe Paterno mapped this town. He mapped it." [Read More]
The Paterno Class
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The Paterno Class
152 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
When Joe Paterno (far left) was approached regarding the creation of a communications course about him and the media, the coach balked. “Awww,” he said, “... I don’t have enough time to teach a class too.” No problem. Someone else did the teaching, and the students did the learning. [Read More]
Joe Paterno and The Interview: One Coach, 22 Years, 581 Questions
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Joe Paterno and The Interview: One Coach, 22 Years, 581 Questions
152 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
From 1984-2005, 20 Q&A’s filled 133 pages, covered 581 questions and went into magazines published by four different companies for magazines that went by five different names. The one constant? Joe Paterno. [Read More]
Joe Paterno and The Penn State Student
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Joe Paterno and The Penn State Student
153 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Joe Paterno was a man of the students. And a man for all semesters. They flocked to him, believed in him, revered him. And saw him up close, almost every day, for six decades. Paterno was perpetually approachable. [Read More]

Latest Joe Paterno News

Candlelight Vigil to Mark Anniversary of Joe Paterno's Passing Candlelight Vigil to Mark Anniversary of Joe Paterno's Passing
102 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Joe Paterno passed away on Jan. 22, 2012. Next Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary since that day, and to commemorate the iconic coach, a tribute organization, Inspiration Way, will hold a candlelight vigil in Paterno’s honor. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 'A Memorial for Joe' DVD for Sale Penn State Football: 'A Memorial for Joe' DVD for Sale
143 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Nate Mink
Those interested in buying a DVD copy of the public memorial service for the late football coach Joe Paterno can do so through the website, memorialforjoe.com. [Read More]
Public Hearing for 'Paterno Way' Proposal Expected in September Public Hearing for 'Paterno Way' Proposal Expected in September
145 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
A public hearing on the proposed renaming of Park Avenue for Joe Paterno is tentatively scheduled for September, State College Borough Council President Don Hahn said Monday. [Read More]
Peetz: Penn State Leaders Look to Engage Paterno Family; Retaining Public Status a Priority Peetz: Penn State Leaders Look to Engage Paterno Family; Retaining Public Status a Priority
145 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Penn State's leadership is "very anxious to engage the Paterno family," board Chairwoman Karen Peetz said Friday. She also said university officials want to retain the school's public status. [Read More]
Paterno Family: 'Surprised and Saddened' by Board of Trustees Report Outlining Decision to Fire Coach Paterno Family: 'Surprised and Saddened' by Board of Trustees Report Outlining Decision to Fire Coach
146 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Nate Mink
The Paterno family, through its attorney, has issued a response to the Board of Trustees report outlining the decision to oust football coach Joe Paterno in wake of the Sandusky scandal. [Read More]
Report: Gov. Corbett Says Joe Paterno Should Have Followed up on Report Report: Gov. Corbett Says Joe Paterno Should Have Followed up on Report
146 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Gov. Corbett rehashed the decision to fire Joe Paterno, saying Thursday he wished the former Penn State football coach had done more upon learning of alleged child sexual abuse by his former assistant, Jerry Sandusky. [Read More]
State College Council Keeps 'Paterno Way' Proposal in Play, Splits over Initial Hearing State College Council Keeps 'Paterno Way' Proposal in Play, Splits over Initial Hearing
147 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
With a 6-0 vote, State College Borough Council agreed Monday to have municipal leaders explore the "Paterno Way" idea in talks with Penn State and neighboring College Township. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Feb. 21 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Feb. 21
149 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Paterno products continue to sell, the Centre Daily Times reports. Plus, a Patriot-News headline asks: Is this the real Jerry Sandusky? Here's the news-and-sports rundown for Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Friday, Feb. 17 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Friday, Feb. 17
149 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
THON is hours away. Bars confirm plans to close for State Patty's. Corbett says funding cuts not responsible for tuition hikes. Mickey Bergstein dies. Here's the Friday headline rundown. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Feb. 15 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Feb. 15
149 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Mass for Joe Paterno will be held in a Harrisburg church, according to the AP. Plus, "The Joe We Know" is coming to the State Theatre, Onward State reports. Here's Wednesday's rundown. [Read More]
Paterno Viewings, Memorial Costs Near $30,000 Paterno Viewings, Memorial Costs Near $30,000
151 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Nate Mink
Expenses for the two-day public viewing and memorial service for Joe Paterno were approximately $29,000. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Feb. 1 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Feb. 1
151 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Muralist Pilato plans to add images of Jay Paterno, Franco Harris and Phil Knight, per Onward State. Plus, Corbett ties aid to open records, per the Patriot-News. Here's the Wednesday rundown. [Read More]
Guest Column: Joe Paterno, Penn State and Child Abuse
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Guest Column: Joe Paterno, Penn State and Child Abuse
151 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Guest Columnist
"Who made the right and courageous choice?" guest columnist Duane Steiner asks. "Obviously, Paterno and McQueary did." [Read More]
Penn State Shares Attendance Figures for Paterno Viewings Penn State Shares Attendance Figures for Paterno Viewings
152 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Nearly 40,000 people attended the University Park viewings last week for Joe Paterno, according to information shared by Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Jan. 31 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Jan. 31
152 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The IFC is trying to undercut State Patty's Day, as Onward State notes. Plus, THON is just around the corner. And Mike the Mailman reflects on honoring Paterno. Here's the Tuesday rundown. [Read More]
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