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Apr 05, 2013, 08:00 ET

Life Technologies Chairman And CEO Gregory T. Lucier Named Penn State Outstanding Engineering Alumnus

 Gregory T. Lucier, Chairman and CEO of Life Technologies in Carlsbad, Calif, has been named an Outstanding Engineering Alumnus by the Penn...

Dec 18, 2012, 19:05 ET

Penn State Board Chairman Appointed President Of BNY Mellon

 Penn State's Board of Trustees Chairman, Karen B. Peetz, will not seek re-election as chairman due to her appointment as president of BNY...

Nov 16, 2012, 16:48 ET

Members of Penn State Presidential Selection Council Announced

Penn State Board of Trustees Chairman Karen Peetz, upon authorization by the board, today (November 16) appointed members of the Trustee...

Nov 16, 2012, 08:00 ET

Penn State Blue & White Vision Council Members Announced

 Penn State today announced members of its Blue & White Vision Council, which is expected to identify key strategic challenges and...

Sep 14, 2012, 13:30 ET

Penn State Presidential Search to Begin in November

In a public Board of Trustees meeting, Chairman Karen Peetz announced the search for a new University president will begin in November. The board...

Nov 21, 2011, 10:30 ET

Penn State University Board Special Committee Retains Former FBI Director Louis J. Freeh to Conduct Independent Investigation of University Actions Regarding Abuse Reports

 The Special Committee of The Pennsylvania State University Board of Trustees announced today that it has engaged former FBI...

Nov 20, 2011, 19:16 ET

Media Advisory from The Special Committee of the Board of Trustees of Penn State University

The Special Committee of the Board of Trustees of Pennsylvania State University will hold a press conference tomorrow morning in connection with...

Sep 03, 2008, 01:00 ET

Online Systems Engineering Master's Program Attracts Engineers from Fortune 500 Firms

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The online Master's Degree in Systems Engineering program from Penn State's World Campus has...

Jun 10, 2002, 01:00 ET

Penn State Online Turfgrass Program Spreads Across Nation

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- What grows faster than the grass on a spring day? Penn State's World Campus online certificate...

Jun 18, 2001, 01:00 ET

Report Finds Growth in Telecommunications Competition, Need for Consumer-Driven Changes to Regulations

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Information Policy (IIP) at Penn State today released its 2001 update on the...