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2011-07-17 11:00:00

Grand opening July 20 at Bellefonte/State College BELLEFONTE, Pa., July 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families interested in cyber charter education in the Central Pennsylvania region around State College and Centre County are invited to attend a public open house and grand opening of a new office of the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School at 2903 Benner Pike, Bellefonte, Pa., 16823. The grand opening and open house on Wednesday, July 20, are scheduled for 1-3 p.m., with a...

2010-05-05 12:21:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coupling two of America's favorite pastimes - baseball and hunting - Pennsylvania Game Commission and the State College Spikes officials today announced that fans who bring their 2010-11 Pennsylvania hunting or furtaker license to the Medlar Field at Lubrano Park Box Office will receive one free outfield bleacher ticket with the purchase of a full-price outfield bleacher ticket. This offer is only available in the outfield bleacher seating...

2009-09-14 11:48:00

SCRANTON, Pa., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Penn Foster has been named one of the Best Places to Work in PA for 2009. The awards program, created in 2000, is one of the first statewide programs of its kind in the country. The program is a public/private partnership between Team Pennsylvania Foundation, the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, and the Central Penn Business Journal. This survey and awards program was...

2009-05-07 07:00:00

Combination pro/college ballpark gains nation's top rating; wrestling center earns LEED gold certification EBENSBURG, Pa., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Two exceptionally energy-efficient sports facilities -- designed and engineered by L. Robert Kimball & Associates, an architecture, engineering, technology and consulting firm -- have earned accolades this month because of their flexible design and energy-saving features. Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, in State College, Pa., has been named the...

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2009-04-21 13:28:37

Researchers at Penn State University have conducted what they are referring to as the first-ever attempt by college counseling centers to reveal the current state of mental health issues on college campuses. Analysts at the Center for the Study of Collegiate Mental Health hope the new study will address a growing gap in data on the mental health of US college students. While individual campuses have respective methods of getting the pulse of community mental health issues, there has been no...

2009-03-02 09:46:00

Campuses statewide are hot spots for summer camps on art, theatre, forensic science, technology, engineering, and the environment UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Penn State summer youth camps are cooking -- they're also writing, drawing, painting and playing music. According to camp organizers, Penn State summer camps are more than a place to spend time; they're learning experiences that allow children to discover new things, explore future career choices, make new...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.