Happy Holidays!

Best wishes for the New Year from your Penn State family!

Arboretum holiday tree display

Arboretum holiday tree display

Festive lights illuminate trees in the H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens during The Arboretum at Penn State's 2015 Winter Celebration.

Image: Kathleen Reeder, The Arboretum at Penn State
An archival black and white image of Old Main during the winter of 1926

Old Main Winter, the 1926 Version

This is an 1926 archival image of the original Old Main, which was torn down in 1929 and replaced with the current building.

Image: Penn State University Archives
Kwanzaa candles being lit

The Black Graduate Student Association Celebrates Kwanzaa

Roger Walker, left, graduate student in material sciences, and Richkard Saint Louis, graduate student in nursing, lit the Mishumaa Saba (Seven Candles) at the annual Kwanzaa Extravaganza on Dec. 6. Kwanzaa —"first fruits" in Swahili—begins Dec. 26 and lasts through Jan. 1. 

Image: Bill Zimmerman