In the News
October 18, 2001

University Park recycling
'going to another level'

Hidden away from prying eyes like the laboratories in which bygone alchemists tried to turn lead into gold, there is a secluded spot on the campus fringe where the flotsam and jetsam of daily life waits to be transformed into unexpectedly new things.

Alumni couple gives $3 million
to support Eberly and Smeal colleges

Alumni Ronald R. and Judith Loftin Davenport of Pittsburgh have committed $3 million to be distributed equally between the Eberly College of Science and The Smeal College of Business Administration. Their gift will endow a faculty chair in each college.

Systemwide enrollment
at all-time high

Penn State's reputation for providing a top quality education resulted in another record-breaking enrollment year, but the numbers reflect the University's continuing efforts to keep growth modest and controlled.

Penn College reports
increase in enrollment

The number of students attending Pennsylvania College of Technology has risen by more than 4 percent this fall, resulting in the highest enrollment ever recorded at the institution.

to benefit United Way

The Office of Student Affairs will hold a luncheon/auction from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, in Heritage Hall in the HUB-Robeson Center on the University Park campus. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Centre County United Way.

Cooperative Extension
searching for associate director

Penn State Cooperative Extension is seeking candidates for the position of associate director.