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News for the Penn State community

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Whether it's student enrollment, alumni association membership, philanthropic giving, research investments or other key indicators of a university’s health, Penn State continues to shine as an institution of higher education. What follows is a look at how the University is faring on a number of fronts -- from the increasingly diverse student population to the record-setting number of alumni donors.

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Communications students ready to go 46 LIVE during THON webcast

With more than a month until the debut of a re-branded and revamped webcast of the Penn State Intrafraternity Council/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, students in charge of the broadcast have already completed hundreds of hours of work in preparation for what they envision as a more interactive experience for viewers around the world.  Full story

Commit to financial resolutions for 2015

It’s the time of the year for students to make reflections and look ahead. Business Liaison Librarian Lauren Reiter has some advice to share with students on how to make financial resolutions for the new year.  Full story

Early FAFSA submission can help students financially

Daad Rizk, Penn State’s financial literacy coordinator, has a New Year’s financial resolution for students and parents to set them on the right track for the rest of the year: Students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, early in 2015.  Full story