May 1, 2003
surpasses $1.3 billion goal
State has surpassed its goal of raising $1.3 billion in private support
through its seven-year Grand Destiny capital campaign. As part of a two-day
public celebration that highlighted the achievements of the campaign,
President Graham B. Spanier announced that the campaign had secured $1.36
billion in gifts and pledges.
plan keeps campus
development on track
Turow is a man with a plan. It's the University Park Campus Master Plan,
and he uses it almost daily in working with faculty, staff, and students.
dedication is May 2
The Frank and Sylvia Pasquerilla Spiritual Center dedication
ceremony is scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, May 2, inside the center on
the University Park campus.
set for May 16, 17
University Park campus will hold its spring 2003 commencement ceremonies
for associate, baccalaureate and graduate degree students on May 16 and
their uses of ANGEL
Santoro, one of the numerous University faculty members using ANGEL (A
New Global Environment for Learning course management system), recently
has started to use the system to do more than just manage his courses.
ATMs 'talk' to customers
PNC Bank, a member of The PNC Financial Services Group
Inc., has enhanced four ATMs on The University Park campus with audio
functionality to provide voice-guided assistance to visually impaired
customers during their transactions.
A collaboration between the College of Communications and
Information Technology Services has created ComRadio, a new, Internet-based
radio station, that will provide Penn State communications students the
opportunity to gain practical broadcasting experience.
College of Science
program with McGill
The Eberly College of Science has established an exchange program with
McGill University in Montréal, Canada, to expand educational opportunities
for undergraduate students and to encourage relationships between the
faculties of the two universities.
Morris K. Udall Foundation awarded four students undergraduate scholarships
for the 2003-2004 academic year. The scholarship is the preeminent undergraduate
environmental scholarship supported by the federal government.
action on several policies
In its final meeting for 2002-03, the Faculty Senate last
week changed or revised policies related to auditing courses, athletic
competition and the privacy of employees and students.
The Office of Human Resources has a number of benefits