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August 31, 2015
University Park, Pa. — As the members of Penn State’s chapter of Phi Sigma Delta celebrate the group’s 90th anniversary this fall, they’ll also be celebrating a shared achievement that’s having a lasting impact on students who never set foot inside the fraternity. Although the “Phi Sig” house closed in 2001, the fraternity’s alumni have remained connected to each other and to Penn State, and they will announce at their reunion in October that Phi Sigma Delta has donated more than $1 million in scholarship support.
May 20, 2015
Penn State Altoona and members of the greater Altoona community honored Steve and Nancy Sheetz for their enduring leadership, service, and philanthropy with the creation of a Renaissance Scholarship in their name during a special event at the Blair County Convention Center on Friday, April 24. Nearly 430 guests attended the event, which raised more than $615,000 for the newly endowed scholarship through sponsorships and gifts. The total is one of the highest in the history of the Renaissance Dinner program.
May 15, 2015
Penn State and Dow have collaborated for years to enrich student experiences, enable student success and foster discovery through research. The partnership was further strengthened today with the announcement that Dow is expanding its current commitment to the University’s Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering programs by supporting construction of a new building in 2016. The new facility will result in research labs and teaching facilities beyond what is currently available for chemical engineering research at any university, ensuring that Penn State’s Department of Chemical Engineering remains a highly ranked national program. More News Releases