The Next Big Step

In May 2016, Penn State will award more than 13,000 diplomas to students graduating University-wide.

We Are Sculpture

WE ARE Sculpture

The We Are Sculpture, a gift from Penn State's class of 2013, was unveiled at the corner of Curtin Road and University Drive in June of 2015. The 8,000-pound, stainless steel sculpture was designed by Brooklyn, N.Y., artist and Penn State alumnus Jonathan Cramer.

Image: Ann Taylor-Schmidt

The Class of 2016 had a lot to celebrate this year:

Nittany Lion at Creamery

The Penn State Berkey Creamery

The Berkey Creamery celebrated 150 years of dairy production in 2015. The year-long celebration included a limited edition Flavor Passport, giving patrons the chance to track all the flavors they've tried, and the debut of Birthday Cake, a new flavor honoring 150 years of dairy production and food science advances at Penn State.

Image: Michelle Bixby

Banding together to support our Nittany Lions...

Beaver Stadium Stripe Out

Beaver Stadium 'Stripe Out'

The Nittany Lions took the field in front of Penn State's first 'Stripe Out' crowd at Beaver Stadium on the evening of Sept. 19. Penn State defeated Rutgers 28-3 in the first Big Ten Conference game of the season for both teams before a capacity crowd and national television audience.

Image: Curtis Chan

Building relationships in Cuba...

Penn State baseball in Cuba

Penn State Baseball in Cuba

The Penn State baseball team participated in a pregame flag ceremony with Cuba's Industriales before the teams first game of a four game tour in Havana, Cuba on Monday, Nov. 23.  The Nittany Lions will compete against teams from Cuba's National League during their tour of the country.

Image: Kelsie Netzer

Raising more than $9 million in the fight against pediatric cancer...

THON 2016 Final Reveal

THON 2016 Final Reveal

THON 2016 raised more than $9.7 million for Four Diamonds and the pursuit of a cure for pediatric cancer.

Image: Patrick Mansell

And vowing to stand up for each other, always. 

Two students posing with a sign

Stand for State

Sophomores Erica Cruz, left, and Bailey Klocko posed for a photograph and shared their thoughts on bystander intervention at the launch of Stand for State on Jan. 27 in the HUB-Robeson Center, University Park.

Image: Bill Zimmerman

Our Penn State family grows this year to more than 770,000 strong. 

Graduation photos-LEAP students

Graduation photos-LEAP students

Students who began college as part of Penn State's summer LEAP program reunite on the steps of Old Main to celebrate the end of their time at the University.

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"May our lives but swell thy fame, dear old State."