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  • The Penn Stater Magazine | The online home of Penn State's alumni magazine
    of coffee or a dinner reservation and put those pennies and dollars to a chosen charity instead Fortune named Clark as one of the Heroes of the Fortune 500 last year The latest Small Sacrifice campaign is Hearts Against Hunger and asks people to forgo something this week whether it s a small box of chocolates or one dozen roses Instead that money will feed hungry children in Lancaster Pa where 15 percent of families are living in poverty Thanks to Clark s partnership with the Power Packs Project even just a 10 donation could feed a family of four for a weekend What s not to love about making these stomachs and hearts full this Valentine s Day Amy Downey senior editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading February 10 2016 at 1 33 pm amyjdowney Leave a comment Jordan Norwood s Super Journey A photo posted by Jordan Norwood jordanorwood on Feb 7 2016 at 9 00pm PST It s cliché to say that an athlete s career seems like it was ripped from a movie but in the case of Jordan Norwood 08 his career has followed a very Hollywood esque path Norwood was a lightly recruited kid out of high school who went to his local college and eventually turned into one of the best receivers in school history He then went unselected in the NFL Draft and for his career Norwood has been cut waived more times 5 than he has found the end zone once in 2011 But Norwood kept persevering and on Sunday night we were all reminded of the dynamic player who suited up for the Nittany Lions from 2005 to 2008 Norwood set the Super Bowl record for the longest punt return with his 61 yard effort against Carolina And of course when the game was over Norwood won his first Lombardi Trophy So from all of us at The Penn Stater congratulations Jordan Here s to hoping there are many more Super Bowls in your future Bill DiFilippo online editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading February 8 2016 at 3 27 pm Bill DiFilippo 1 comment Spend the Super Bowl With Keegan Michael Key Keegan Michael Key 96 will team up with longtime collaborator Jordan Peele and do commentary for Super Bowl 50 The duo will play a pair of eccentric commenters named Lee and Morris and will spend the entire game calling the action on a website hosted by Squarespace which is sponsoring the broadcast There s just one catch the duo won t be able to say anything that would violate a trademark owned by the NFL so things like the team names and the phrase Super Bowl are off the table According to one video they can t even say touchdown without splitting up who says touch and down You can watch all of the promotional ads for the broadcast

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  • About Us | The Penn Stater Magazine
    language clean and make sure your comments are relevant to the post in question We reserve the right to delete any comments that contain personal attacks use obscene or vulgar language are off topic or are otherwise over the line Some of our most popular blog posts A Classroom Discussion on the Week s Events In the wake of the Sandusky scandal senior editor Lori Shontz 91 sat in on a SOC 119 class taught by Sam Richards and Laurie Mulvey 94g and shared some of the discussion on ethics and responsibility PJ Maierhofer Blue Sapphire Crown Jewel In July 2009 the Blue Band s featured twirler took the top prize in the USA and World Twirling Championship Fun with the Women s Volleyball Team When photographer Bill Cramer 85 came up from Philadelphia to shoot our March April 2009 cover editor Tina Hay 83 came along to shoot the shoot She offers a short video clip of Bill in action A Snowy Penn State Wedding On New Year s Eve 2009 Kaitlin Infield 07 and Nicholas Bevins 07 got married in the Eisenhower Chapel Tina Hay happened upon the happy couple as they were posing for photos outside the Alumni Center in the snow Buzzing the Stadium During a football game in 2009 Tina hitched a helicopter ride with the state police and brought back some fun aerial shots of campus They Played a Game but the Score Barely Mattered Lori Shontz recaps the somber final home football game between Penn State and Nebraska in November 2011 just days after Joe Paterno s firing Steve McCurry at the Palmer Museum Faces of Asia an exhibit by National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry 74 opened at the Palmer Museum of Art in the summer of 2009 What Might Have Been Senior

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  • Contact Us | The Penn Stater Magazine
    Alumni Center University Park PA 16802 814 865 2709 phone 814 863 5690 fax pennstater psu edu For information about advertising in the magazine please contact Angelo Scialfa Angelo FoxRunGroup com Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading Trackback this post Blog at WordPress com The Blix Theme Follow Follow The Penn Stater Magazine Get every new post delivered to your Inbox Join

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  • The Olympic Aspirations of Tyler McCandless | The Penn Stater Magazine
    the day McCandless puts that degree to work as the Director of Development for MarathonGuide com and the story says that his current project is a statistical analysis of marathon finisher numbers Definitely give the story a read and of course we wish Tyler the best of luck on Saturday Bill DiFilippo online editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading Related Entry filed under Athletics Penn State in the News Tags Penn State Track and Field Tyler McCandless The Positive Outlook of Brett Gravatt Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in Email Address never made public Name Website You are commenting using your WordPress com account Log Out Change You are commenting using your Twitter account Log Out Change You are commenting using your Facebook account Log Out Change You are commenting using your Google account Log Out Change Cancel Connecting to s Notify me of new comments via email Trackback this post Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed Recent Posts The Olympic Aspirations of Tyler McCandless The Positive Outlook of Brett Gravatt Hearts Against Hunger Jordan

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  • Bill DiFilippo | The Penn Stater Magazine
    we were all reminded of the dynamic player who suited up for the Nittany Lions from 2005 to 2008 Norwood set the Super Bowl record for the longest punt return with his 61 yard effort against Carolina And of course when the game was over Norwood won his first Lombardi Trophy So from all of us at The Penn Stater congratulations Jordan Here s to hoping there are many more Super Bowls in your future Bill DiFilippo online editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading February 8 2016 at 3 27 pm 1 comment Spend the Super Bowl With Keegan Michael Key Keegan Michael Key 96 will team up with longtime collaborator Jordan Peele and do commentary for Super Bowl 50 The duo will play a pair of eccentric commenters named Lee and Morris and will spend the entire game calling the action on a website hosted by Squarespace which is sponsoring the broadcast There s just one catch the duo won t be able to say anything that would violate a trademark owned by the NFL so things like the team names and the phrase Super Bowl are off the table According to one video they can t even say touchdown without splitting up who says touch and down You can watch all of the promotional ads for the broadcast right here and make sure you tune in when the stream goes live on Sunday night Bill DiFilippo online editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading February 4 2016 at 3 50 pm Leave a comment Rick Santorum Ends Another White House Run CNN reported today that former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum 80 86 who we profiled in our Nov Dec 2005 issue has decided to end his most recent run at the presidency This comes two days after Santorum polled at one percent during the Iowa Caucus an event that he won when he ran back in 2012 Santorum will officially announce that his campaign is suspended sometime tonight likely during an appearance on Fox News at 7 p m It s also expected that Santorum will throw his support behind a candidate at that time Bill DiFilippo online editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading February 3 2016 at 3 48 pm 2 comments Honors for Emily Burns We love seeing former Penn Stater staffers move on to great things The latest example of that is our former graphic designer Emily Burns 08 Emily who left the magazine last year to head across campus for graduate school was recently honored by AIGA Blue Ridge s Flux Student Design Competition which recognizes outstanding design work produced by students The organization gave her awards in two categories packaging and posting The packaging award was for the album artwork on Into the Woods by State College based musician Philip Masorti while the posting award was for

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  • The Positive Outlook of Brett Gravatt | The Penn Stater Magazine
    with what you have The video also features interviews with Nittany Lion soccer coach Bob Warming and Teri Jordan the head coach of Penn State s Ability Athletics program Both of them speak to Gravatt s drive as a competitor and how that has helped him succeed at his new sport as he is currently ranked 22nd in the world in wheelchair racing Bill DiFilippo online editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading Related Entry filed under Athletics From the Magazine Tags Ability Athletics Brett Gravatt Penn State men s soccer Teri Jordan Hearts Against Hunger The Olympic Aspirations of Tyler McCandless Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in Email Address never made public Name Website You are commenting using your WordPress com account Log Out Change You are commenting using your Twitter account Log Out Change You are commenting using your Facebook account Log Out Change You are commenting using your Google account Log Out Change Cancel Connecting to s Notify me of new comments via email Trackback this post Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed

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  • Inside Our January/February 2016 Issue | The Penn Stater Magazine
    cost him the use of his legs former Nittany Lion soccer standout Brett Gravatt has moved from the field to the track where he is excelling in unprecedented ways Read about his incredible story In No Time Flat on page 26 Plus best selling author David Morrell 67 70 pens a remembrance of longtime professor Paul West we celebrate a national championship with the women s soccer team and we re excited to introduce our new Penn State Alumni Association CEO Paul Clifford Send us your thoughts about the new issue by commenting below or emailing us at heypennstater psu edu And from all of us at The Penn Stater best wishes for a happy and healthy New Year Amy Downey senior editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading Related Entry filed under Alumni Association From the Magazine Uncategorized Tags Brett Gravatt David Morrell Paul Clifford Paul West Richard Trumka For Victoria Samuelsson Hockey is a Family Game Willing and Able 1 Comment Add your own 1 The Positive Outlook of Brett Gravatt The Penn Stater Magazine February 11 2016 at 4 07 pm FOX 29 Philly debuted a story last night on Brett Gravatt the Penn State soccer player turned wheelchair racer who we profiled in our current issue Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in Email Address never made public Name Website You are commenting using your WordPress com account Log Out Change You are commenting using your Twitter account Log Out Change You are commenting using your Facebook account Log Out Change You are commenting using your Google account Log Out Change Cancel Connecting to s Notify me of new comments via email Trackback this

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    with decorum around the city and at the game and makes sure that the transportation can accommodate all of the people who come to the city Even if a fan is not going to the game they have an excuse to come to the national championship just to experience the whole atmosphere Brock said Brock s no stranger to working in and around college football s bowl games Prior to joining the Playoff she worked for seven years for the Orange Bowl After the 2013 national championship game the Chief Operating Officer of the College Football Playoff offered her a position with the organization Now she is an important part of one of the most complex operations in college sports Her job requires an astounding amount of advanced planning Brock said that planning for this year s game kicked into gear last February while the planning for the 2017 2018 2019 and 2020 games is already underway Most folks think that it s August through January Brock said But the planning process is so intricate and so detailed that if we were to start in August there s no way that we would be able to pull this thing off It s an arduous process and Brock puts in a ton of work to make sure everything runs smoothly Over the past few weeks she has been in eight different states doing prep work for Monday s game and her first trip to the site of next year s contest is set for the end of January Despite all the hard work Brock s passion for her job is apparent She especially loves working with the student athletes saying that the most fun part of her job comes when she sees the reactions when players see things like hospitality suites or special buses with team logos and players faces on them With all the work Brock puts into planning for the game you d think she would have a good sense of whether Clemson or Alabama will win tonight Well not quite If I were able to make that prediction I would not need this job Bill DiFilippo online editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading January 11 2016 at 1 19 pm Bill DiFilippo Leave a comment On Richard Trumka and Reader Mail We know that copies of our new issue have arrived in members mailboxes when we start hearing from readers and the first week of the new year has already brought plenty of feedback Not all of it is positive of course there s very little we could write about that a diverse body of 170 000 Alumni Association members would completely agree on But as is usually the case the negative feedback increases anytime we run a story with a remotely political slant So it is with Richard Trumka 71 the subject of a feature length profile in our Jan Feb issue As the outspoken president of the

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