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Nov 01, 2019 01:32pm
Happy Valley has always been a place where ambitious ideas take shape. Each Friday, Bill Zimmerman highlights stories of entrepreneurs chasing hard after their dreams here in the shadow of Mount Nittany. This is the...
Nov 01, 2019 04:21am
“Iron Lions” is a documentary film about the remarkable story of Penn State’s 2012 football season featuring many of the coaches and players who made it possible. It will be completed late this year. For a recent...
Oct 30, 2019 11:34am
It's fall in Happy Valley and that means FUN for all ages. Spend the first few weeks enjoying the full calendar of fall festivals and then, as the weather cools down, we've got you covered! Here are some of our favorite...
Oct 29, 2019 07:00am
The holidays are just around the corner, but we've got you covered. Give them the gift of Penn State with these local finds. It's even more apropos for fans and alumni who can't get back to campus this fall. You can...
Oct 18, 2019 12:03pm
Happy Valley has always been a place where ambitious ideas take shape. Each Friday, Bill Zimmerman highlights stories of entrepreneurs chasing hard after their dreams here in the shadow of Mount Nittany. This is the...
Oct 17, 2019 07:00am
We already know that the State College area is your go-to place for great Penn State events, especially during football weekends in the fall. But Central Pennsylvania is becoming well-known as a mecca for local...

Penn State Graduation Prep

Penn State commencement is drawing near, and there’s no better place to celebrate than Happy Valley.

Spikes Baseball: Make a Weekend Out of It

In the mood for a little baseball? The mighty State College Spikes are embarking on a new season of ball, and if you’re planning to make it out to a game, you’re in luck. There’s no shortage of fun activities to partake in when you’re visiting Happy Valley.

WE ARE Takes a Different Approach to Spring Break and Wins Big

2019 spring practice_James Franklin (opening statement)

James Franklin gives an overview of the Penn State football program heading into spring practice. Here's his entire opening statement when he met with the media on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. 

2019 spring practice_James Franklin (developing leadership)

James Franklin talks about developing leadership on his young (and talented) team and his approach to selecting captains this season. 

2019 spring practice_James Franklin (Micah Parsons)

James Franklin discusses Micah Parsons' development as a player and person, having a lifelong growth mindset, and how the impact of Penn State football helps with this process. 

2019 spring practice_Joe Lorig (coaching philosophy)

New special teams coordinator Joe Lorig explains his coaching philosophy and what he emphasizes on the field. 

2019 spring practice_Joe Lorig (James Franklin connection)

"I knew he was special. You can just tell the minute he walks in the room—he’s extremely bright, very ambitious … We all knew back then that he was going to do something special.” 

New special teams coordinator Joe Lorig on James Franklin, when the two coached at Idaho State.

Happy Valley’s THON Recap

If you don’t already know, THON is the largest student-run philanthropy in the world, raising millions of dollars every year in battle against childhood cancer, with a 46-hour dance marathon taking plac

Diamond Lions set for Big Ten opener against Gophers

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State Athletics’ roaring success has continued into the spring, with the baseball team sporting a strong 9-3 record through the season’s first 12 games—the team’s best since 1980 (10-2).

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