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2014-01-27 20:21:16

Slushy roads may impede travelers, but temperatures and wind will not have game impacts at MetLife Stadium STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather Global Weather Center - With less than a week to go before Sunday's Big Game, the question on everyone's minds has been whether or not it will snow. AccuWeather has been tracking conditions since December 18 on www.WillitSnow.com and the latest forecast indicates players may expect a typical winter day and average...

2014-01-08 23:24:46

Undergraduate and graduate programs delivered online through Penn State World Campus earned top spots in this year’s U.S. News & World Report rankings. University Park, Pa. (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Penn State’s online campus, the World Campus, ranked in the Top 10 for its online undergraduate and graduate programs among the hundreds of higher education institutions included in U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 Best Online Programs rankings released today (Jan. 8). Penn State...

2013-12-05 23:30:34

Information adults need to make decisions about their education is easy to find at Penn State’s streamlined user-friendly website for prospective adults and current adult students, whether they want to take classes at a Penn State campus or online through the World Campus. University Park, PA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Adults age 25 and older are returning to school in growing numbers. The National Center for Education Statistics projects these enrollments will rise 20 percent to 10.7...

2013-07-16 23:01:40

The Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program provided 272 cases of technical assistance to clients across the commonwealth in 2012. Clients have reported more than $9.6 million in economic impact and 156 jobs created or retained, according to its annual report. University Park, PA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 When managers at Colteryahn Dairy in Pittsburgh started to discuss equipment upgrades for the family-owned and -operated business, they realized they needed an expert to help them decide...

2013-01-15 23:00:59

To celebrate the International Year of Statistics in 2013, Minitab Inc. will be recognizing the importance of statistics education by sharing resources that make it easier for instructors to teach and students to learn statistics. State College, Pa. (PRWEB) January 15, 2013 Minitab Inc., the leading provider of software for quality improvement and statistics education, will participate in the International Year of Statistics by recognizing the importance of statistics education and...

2013-01-02 12:21:45

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that he is suing the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), calling its sanctions against Penn State University arbitrary and illegal, saying they would result in irreparable economic damage to the university, the commonwealth and its citizens. "Penn State football has played a major role, not only as a focus of campus life, but as a generator of revenue for a proud university, a leading...

2012-07-23 10:23:18

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today issued the following statement in response to the NCAA's penalties against Penn State University: "The appalling actions of a few people have brought us once again into the national spotlight. We have taken a monster off the streets and while we will never be able to repair the injury done to these children, we must repair the damage to this university. "Part of that corrective process is to accept the...

2012-07-23 10:23:08

NEW YORK, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "As the leading national foundation working to end child sexual abuse, the Ms. Foundation for Women applauds the NCAA's response to the cover-up of egregious crimes against children by top Penn State officials. "Further, the Ms. Foundation urges the NCAA to establish child sexual abuse oversight and enforcement policies for all collegiate athletic programs and accompanying youth-serving programs. "System-wide accountability standards are...

2012-07-12 02:24:36

PHILADELPHIA, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Louis Freeh today issued prepared remarks in conjunction with today's publication of his report of the investigation into the facts and circumstances of the actions of The Pennsylvania State University surrounding the child abuse committed by a former employee, Gerald A. Sandusky. Mr. Freeh will summarize these remarks during his press conference at 10 a.m. today. Mr. Freeh and his law firm, Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan, LLP, were retained in...

2012-01-22 09:58:00

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Jan. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 22, 2012 at 9:25am, Joseph V. Paterno died of metastatic small cell carcinoma of the lung at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College, Pennsylvania. Joe was surrounded by his family at the time of his passing, and they request privacy during this difficult time. Mount Nittany Medical Center is a 260 bed, acute care facility in State College, Pa. of Mount Nittany Health System. Specializing is emergency, diagnostic,...