February 13, 2003
Roger L. Williams, associate vice chancellor for university
relations at the University of Arkansas, has been appointed executive
director of the Penn State Alumni Association, effective June 1.
College of Medicine
announce new master plan
Taking an early step toward establishing major new facilities for Penn State Children's Hospital, cancer care and research, Dr. Darrell G. Kirch, senior vice president for health affairs, dean of the College of Medicine and CEO of Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, unveiled the new Site and Facilities Master Plan for the medical center and College of Medicine.
fighting childhood cancer
For the last 31 years, Penn State students have fought
childhood cancer through the magic of the largest student-run philanthropic
organization in the world. This year's THON, themed "Hope Surrounds Us,"
will be held Feb. 21-23 on the University Park campus.
to assist students in need
Former Penn State student and Pittsburgh native E.V. Bishoff
has stepped forward to help the University create a pilot project aimed
at helping students with extreme, unanticipated financial needs.