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Retherford and Washington Earn McCoy Award; McCloskey Named Oswald Award Recipient

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:44:00 EDT

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - A trio of seniors have earned accolades from Penn State for their academic, athletic and leadership accomplishments.


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Penn State Maintains No. 2 Spot in Learfield Directors' Cup

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 09:53:00 EDT

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.– A Top 5 national finish by the men's and women's fencing team and diver Hector Garcia Boissier have helped Penn State Athletics maintain the No. 2 spot in the latest Learfield Directors' Cup standings.


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Barbour No. 13 on Forbes Listing of Most Powerful Women in Sports

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 10:42:00 EDT

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.– Penn State Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour has again been recognized as one of the nation's premier sports executives with her inclusion in the Forbes compilation of the Most Powerful Women in Sports in the U.S.


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Nearly 80 Student-Athletes Earn Winter Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 10:23:00 EDT

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Penn State student-athletes surpassed another academic milestone with the announcement of the 2017-18 Winter Academic All-Big Ten recipients. Penn State tallied 77 winter honorees, just two shy of the all-time Winter school record, and surpassed the 6,000 mark all-time.


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Penn State Remains No. 2 in Learfield Directors' Cup

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 11:17:00 EDT

In the first Directors' Cup winter sports compilation, Penn State remained No. 2, where it finished last fall. The Nittany Lions improved from the No. 4 spot in the 2016-17 initial winter rankings. Penn State has an opportunity to earn its 12th consecutive Top 5 finish in the Learfield Directors' Cup final winter standings.


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Barbour Named a Finalist for SBJ Athletic Director of the Year

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:27:00 EDT

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Penn State's Sandy Barbour has been selected as a finalist for the Sports Business Journal's prestigious Athletic Director of the Year for 2017-18.


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MBB to Host Temple in NIT First Round

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 21:53:00 EDT

The Penn State men's basketball team has been selected for its 21st postseason appearance, accepting an invitation to play in the 81st National Invitation Tournament. The Nittany Lions (21-13) will host in-state foe Temple (17-15) Wednesday, March 14 at 8 p.m. in the Bryce Jordan Center.


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Coaches Caravan to visit New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 13:52:00 EDT

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Penn State Coaches Caravan will visit three East Coast cities this spring, with Penn State Head Football Coach James Franklin and Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour appearing at each of the three evening events.


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Record 26 Teams and 520 Student-Athletes Earn 3.0 GPA During Fall Semester

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:34:00 EDT

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.- Penn State student-athletes continued to raise the bar during the 2017 fall semester, shattering overall and fall academic records. A school record 26 teams delivered a combined 3.0 grade-point average during the fall semester, accounting for 84 percent of the Nittany Lions' 31 varsity programs.


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Penn State Completes 2020 Football Schedule

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 13:42:00 EDT

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.– Penn State has completed its 2020 football schedule with the addition of home games against Nevada and San José State in addition to the inaugural meeting between the Nittany Lions and Virginia Tech. Penn State will be meeting all three of its 2020 non-conference foes for the first time in its gridiron history.


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Fans Encouraged to Arrive Early to Assist Traffic and Parking at 16 Weekend Events

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 14:12:00 EDT

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.-- Penn State fans planning to attend any of the 16 home events during the weekend of February 2-4 are encouraged to arrive on campus earlier than normal in order to assist traffic flow and parking.


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Penn State Only School with Two Venues Among Nation's Top 100 Stadium Experiences

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 10:19:00 EDT

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; January 25, 2018 – Penn State is the nation's only college or university to have two facilities ranked among North America's Top 100 stadium experiences for 2017.


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