Penn State photo of the day collection for Oct. 2011
Allison Shutt, overall chair of Penn State's 2012 Senior Class Gift committee, announced their gift to the University at the HUB-Robeson Center on Oct. 26. The gift will provide improved lighting, accessibility and landscaping for the Nittany Lion Shrine and the surrounding area. Go to live.psu.edu/story/56004 for the full story.
Members of Penn State's Alpha Delta Phi fraternity, in black, competed against Zeta Beta Tau fraternity in intramural flag football on Oct. 24 at the intramural fields near Beaver Stadium. Penn State offers students a variety of intramural team and individual sports throughout the year. Go to www.athletics.psu.edu/recsports for information about intramural sports at Penn State.
Students in Victor Svatenko's Kinesiology 028 class practiced some fundamental strategies of fencing on Oct. 18 in the Fencing Room located in White Building on Penn State's University Park campus. Svatenko is an assistant coach for Penn State's men's and women's fencing teams and his course is designed to give students a basic understanding of the rules and strategies of the sport.
A crew from Eastern Sign Tech mounted Penn State corner boards to the new diamond-vision video board on Oct. 12 at the Bryce Jordan Center on Penn State's University Park campus. The center-hung scoreboard features four high-definition video screens and will be completed in time for the start of the winter sports season.
A Penn State corner board was secured in place on the new high-definition video board on Oct. 12 at the Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus. The new center-hung scoreboard is being assembled this week and will be ready for the coming basketball season.
Penn State Vice Provost for Global Programs Michael Adewumi welcomed invited researchers and administrators to the US-India Higher Education Research Conference on Oct. 10 at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel. The two-day conference is designed to establish strong partnerships between academic communities in India and the United States. To learn more about the conference, visit live.psu.edu/story/55532 online.
Narendra Jadhav, Union Minister of State and Member of the Planning Commission of India for education and labor-employment and skill development, was the keynote speaker at the US-India Higher Education Research Conference held at Penn State on Oct. 10. The two-day conference invited a delegation of researchers and educators from the United States and India to the University Park campus to discuss opportunities and challenges associated with higher education in India. To learn more about the conference, visit live.psu.edu/story/55532 online.
Penn State professor of sociology Francis DoDoo, right, along with graduate student Michael Parks, provided information about the Penn State study abroad program of Ghana at the 2011 Education Abroad Fair held at the HUB-Robeson Center's Alumni Hall on Oct 4. Go to www.global.psu.edu/ for information on all study abroad programs available at Penn State.
Senior Mandy Kepner played fight songs and stadium cheers with four other members of the Blue Band as part of Penn State Homecoming's Spirit Week on Friday, Oct. 7, on the steps of Old Main on the University Park campus. Spirit Week events were held in the run-up to Homecoming, which will observed during the week of Oct. 10.