In the News
February 20, 2003

Appropriation gets
cut again

For the fourth time in 16 months, Penn State's appropriation is being cut by the commonwealth. Total cuts have amounted to $29 million over this period.

Penn Stater employees act quickly
to save co-worker's life

Tom Schilling is a culinary worker at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel. Stop by some morning and you'll probably find him in the kitchen, finishing breakfast orders or preparing a dish for the lunch crowd. In fact, that's how the morning of Jan. 23 was shaping up for Schilling. But he was preparing a dish that called for heavy cream, and the kitchen was out of it. So Schilling headed up to get some out of the coolers by receiving, near the employee entrance to the building. And his morning took a change no one would have imagined.

Employee Benefits
issues reminders

The Office of Human Resources' Employee Benefits Division reminds faculty and staff members of the following information and deadlines

Faculty Senate to meet
on a variety of topics Feb. 25

The University Faculty Senate will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, in 112 Kern Graduate Building, University Park.

On-campus plant works hard to keep
University Park warm

From the outside, the West Campus Steam Plant located on College Avenue looks like a brick class building.