In the News
February 13, 2003

Williams to lead
Alumni Association

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.

Hershey Medical Center,
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.

Students dedicated to
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.

Emergency fund created
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.