October 24, 2002
goes up with
student design, labor
are helping to fill the fall air with the sound of hammers and saws on
Cherry Street in Port Matilda so that a deserving local family will have
a new home to stay warm in soon.
adds to efforts
to change campus culture
theater students presented a one-act play, "The Date," in which a couple
have sex under ambiguous circumstances. The girl says she was forced.
The boy says his date gave him physical cues to proceed. The interactive
skit took place at the HUB-Robeson Center on the University Park campus,
but the sum and substance of "The Date" could have been acted out in dorm
rooms and off-campus apartments anywhere.
million gift to endow
Civil War Era Center
The University has taken a giant step toward securing its
reputation as the preeminent center for the study of the Civil War, thanks
to a $3 million gift from George and Ann Richards of Simsbury, Conn.
is this weekend
annual Shaver's Creek Environmental Center Children's Halloween Festival
will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26 and 27,
at the center.
Services debuts new
online self-booking system
Travel Services' new online self-booking system, Travel
Services Online, premiered Oct. 21 with a contest that will award one
grand-prize winner two free, round-trip coach class United Airline tickets
good for anywhere in the continental United States.
launches virtual community
dedicated to diversity
couples danced the cha-cha to the beat of "LaBamba" under a canopy of
exploding fireworks, Penn State DuBois staged a grand opening celebration
recently to unveil a new project that will link its educators and students
to other learners across the nation and the world.
mobilizes to support students
Alumni Association has announced a new initiative in support of the University
and higher education.
With below-average temperatures and
snow flurries in the forecast for areas of the state, it's not too early
to think about weather-related cancellation.
Oct. 27, marks the return to Standard Time, so don't forget to set the
clocks back an hour before going to sleep Saturday night.