For Penn State students across Pennsylvania, one year of fundraising to support children fighting pediatric cancer culminated February 17-19 in a 46-hour no-sleeping, no-sitting dance marathon at University Park in the Bryce Jordan Center.
As is typically done at the February meeting of the Penn State Board of Trustees, a presentation on room and board rates for the upcoming academic year was presented today (Feb. 23), to the Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning.
Less than 24 hours after making 15 three-pointers in its semifinal victory over Penn State Fayette, fourth-seeded Penn State Brandywine repeated the feat during its 71-53 triumph over third-seeded Penn State Hazleton on Sunday afternoon, helping the Lions claim the Penn State University Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Tournament Championship
Most Penn Staters are familiar with THON, a completely student-run philanthropy committed to enhancing the lives of children and families impacted by childhood cancer. The organization’s efforts culminate each year with a 46-hour dance marathon in the Bryce Jordan Center at University Park, to which each participating Penn State campus sends dancers as representatives.
Penn State’s Office of the Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses and College of Engineering have created a seed grant program to foster research collaborations between engineering faculty at the University Park campus and at the Commonwealth Campuses.