Doing an Irish Gig

Although it will fulfill requirements for a formal course, the work of a group of College of Communications students dubbed the “Ireland Bureau” is much more than just a class assignment.

Brandywine welcomes new cross country head coach

Penn State Brandywine is pleased to announce the appointment of Cory Smith as the new head coach of both its men’s and women’s cross country teams. He will take over for Kevin Kelly, who served as head coach for the past four years.

Dream of young boy turning Penn State into ‘Goalkeeper U’

When Mack Brady, 8, died suddenly on New Year’s Eve 2012, his parents wanted to honor his dream of becoming a Penn State goalkeeper. Elizabeth and Christian Brady established the Mack Brady Soccer Fund benefitting Penn State Men’s soccer and the goalkeeper program in particular.

Penn State’s new athletic director is a familiar face in the Pac-12

In a Saturday afternoon (July 26) press conference, Penn State President Eric Barron introduced the University’s new athletic director, Sandy Barbour — a 30-year veteran in leadership positions within athletics departments at several major institutions. Barbour will begin her...

Lady Lions to Help the Spikes "Paint the Park Pink" on Aug. 3

The Penn State Lady Lions and the Pink Zone at Penn State will help the State College Spikes as they “Paint the Park Pink” for breast cancer awareness on Sunday, Aug. 3 at 6:05 p.m. against Hudson Valley.

Fifteen Nittany Lions earn USTFCCCA All-Academic honors

A total of 15 Nittany Lion track and field athletes have earned All-Academic recognition from the United States Track and Field/Cross Country Assocation (USTFCCCA). The Penn State women’s squad also earned All-Academic team honors, earning a cumulative GPA of 3.32.

Eighteen swimmers receive Scholar All-America honors

Eighteen members of the Penn State men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams have been named College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-Americans,. Six members of the women’s program received first team honors. The women also earned...

Lacrosse trio win silver medals at FIL World Championships

The 2014 FIL World Championships concluded Saturday night at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. as Canada emerged victorious, 8-5, over the United States. Nittany Lion men’s head coach Jeff Tambroni, 2006 graduate Greg Gurenlian and 2009 graduate Drew...

McDonald-Smith wins MGA Public Links Championship

Rising senior Xander McDonald-Smith (Rockaway Park, N.Y.) earned his first MGA Public Links Championship Thursday, leading the field by five strokes with a 36-hole score of 138.

Glon tabbed to lead fencing program as new head coach

Wieslaw ‘Wes’ Glon, a 29-year veteran on the Penn State coaching staff, has been named the Head Coach for the Penn State men’s and women’s fencing teams. Glon led Penn State to the NCAA title this past year as the interim head coach.