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Goal: Achieved

2/24/16In 2011, Yonna Jolly decided to complete her Penn State degree. Penn State World Campus offered the chance for her to earn her diploma while still working in a job she loved.

Believe Beyond Boundaries

2/10/16It took an army of volunteers set the stage for the big event in Penn State's Bryce Jordan Center. Now, for the next 46 hours, more than 700 students will dance "For the Kids." Put on your dancing shoes... #THON 2016 is here!

To Stage a Change

2/4/16From a young age, Penn State theater alumna Cynthia Henderson has wanted to save the world. Today, she's doing her part—through the performing arts.

Powerful Materials

1/28/16Energy lives at the root of almost everything we do, but harnessing that energy is still an area ripe for research. Ismaila Dabo, a computational materials scientist, uses simulations to help design and improve the materials that power our world.

First Pitch

1/21/16A Penn State Baseball trip to Cuba combined sport and culture as the team competed against some of the country's top professional baseball clubs.

Stockholm Stacks

1/7/16While graduate student Tess Kutasz spends much of her time in the archives, this Fulbright award recipient is also exploring the culture and environment of her host country, Sweden.

Mysteries Unearthed

12/16/15Discovering history through excavation of ancient landmarks is what inspires Leigh-Ann Bedal, a professor at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. These discoveries help uncover a greater understanding of the past.

Classroom Community

12/11/15The College of Education's Linsey Covert, in collaboration with faculty members and the TechCelerator, is developing her program of community building to address bullying and other conflicts in schools.

The Spirit of Kindness

12/3/15VIDEO: Penn Staters have a passion for their communities, and it shows in everything you do. In the spirit of the holiday season, we honor the Penn State family's #PSUSpirit and rich tradition of giving back.