Latest Joel Myers Stories

2009-09-22 12:54:46

Pennsylvania State University says Joel Myers, founder of AccuWeather Inc., has made a $2 million gift to the school to ensure its leadership in meteorology. Myers, a Penn State trustee and alumnus, said the gift will support the university's new weather center. Officials said the gift is the largest ever made to the school's Department of Meteorology and among the largest ever received for programs in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. School officials said the new weather facility...

2006-12-03 06:00:12

By Jennifer Thomas, The Centre Daily Times, State College, Pa. Dec. 3--FERGUSON TOWNSHIP -- Today, the weather business is about a lot more than just accurately predicting rain, snow or sunshine. These days it's about providing consumers specialized, localized television channels, Internet offerings and cell phone forecasts, said Joel Myers, founder and CEO of State College-based AccuWeather. "They want their local weather, and they want it in as many forms as possible," he said. In...

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