In the News
November 8, 2001

Historical street clocks
to be senior class gift

The Class of 2002 has chosen to fund the installation of historical street clocks on the University Park campus for its senior class gift. Seniors have pledged more than $16,000 so far to the project. The number of clocks will depend on the final cost of each clock and the total amount of money raised by the class.

After hours, University employees
trade desk jobs for instruments

One of the brightest moments in Tom Mallouk's career as a rock 'n' roller came when his then-10-year-old daughter Laura hopped on stage at the Friends School Fun Fair in State College to sing "Twist and Shout."

University to assist
student parents with child-care costs

The Office of Human Resources has secured a grant award of $280,000 per year for the next four years, for a total of $1.12 million, from the U.S. Department of Education to provide child-care financial assistance to student parents University-wide.

Administrators focus
on diversity at seminar

University administrators, including the President's Council, college deans and department heads focused on building collaborative and diverse communities as they met to discuss furthering the University's commitment to enhance diversity, in a one-day seminar held Nov. 1 at The Nittany Lion Inn on the University Park campus.

Excellence award
nominations sought

A call has gone out for nominations for the 2002 President's Award for Excellence in Academic Integration.

Staff selected for
weeklong internships

Nine Penn State Outreach and Cooperative Extension staff members have been selected as Outreach and Cooperative Extension interns for 2001­02.

External reviewing team finishes evaluation of University's diversity efforts, programs
A team of external reviewers has completed a three-day visit to the University, conducting an independent evaluation of affirmative action and the diversity programs at the University.

Nominations sought for
Administrative Fellows Program

Applications and nominations are being sought for the Administrative Fellows Program for 2002-2003.