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  • Happy Valley Goes Broadway | The Penn Stater Magazine
    performance will be directed by John Simpkins and Dan Riddle will direct the music Simpkins is the head of Penn State s musical theatre program while Riddle is the school of theatre s music director If you d like to attend and want to order tickets click here for more information Bill DiFilippo online editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading Related Entry filed under State College Tags Alan Wiggins Caroline Bowman College of Arts and Architecture Penn State Penn State theatre Laila Brock Makes the Biggest College Football Game of the Year Even Bigger Leah Still Chalks up a Victory Against Cancer 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

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  • College Football Playoff | The Penn Stater Magazine
    Lastly Brock handles some of the logistical elements of the game She deals 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

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  • Laila Brock | The Penn Stater Magazine
    some of the logistical elements of the game She deals 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

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  • Penn State Track | The Penn Stater Magazine
    the logistical elements of the game She deals 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

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  • Sports | The Penn Stater Magazine
    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 Redemption Song Penn State Women s Soccer Wins a National Title In 2012 when I was a junior the Penn State women s soccer team made it to the NCAA title match And got trounced Going up against the closest thing women s college soccer has to a dynasty in North Carolina the Nittany Lions lost in the College Cup final 4 1 Honestly I remembered the scoreline indicating a bigger blowout as Penn State was thoroughly outclassed by the Tar Heels that afternoon That match came to mind after coach Erica Walsh and Co won the program s first national championship on Sunday afternoon against ironically UNC s bitter rival the Duke Blue Devils It was the exact opposite of a dominating performance by one team over another Instead it was 90 minutes of back and forth soccer that culminated in Penn State winning the NCAA title meaning at least one Nittany Lion team has won a national championship for the ninth consecutive year It was things coming full circle Three years ago Penn State got run off of the pitch by a team from the Research Triangle Sunday was the chance for redemption for Walsh and the handful of seniors who participated in that match against UNC And because sports can sometimes be the best that s exactly what happened The Nittany Lions goal was set up by a brilliant run and pass from senior Mallory Weber and finished by classmate Raquel Rodriguez the only players in the starting XI for both matches Enjoy this first touch and turn from Raquel Rodriguez as she

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  • Laila Brock Makes the Biggest College Football Game of the Year Even Bigger | The Penn Stater Magazine
    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

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  • AFL-CIO | The Penn Stater Magazine
    money through a deal with the local chapter of the United Mine Workers Trumka was elected AFL CIO president in 2009 but it was a 2008 speech in which he challenged racism among the traditionally white working class union membership that put him in the national spotlight He s since clashed with President Obama on issues like the Trans Pacific trade partnership a reminder that Trumka s advocacy has less to do with ideology than with issues We know some of our readers won t agree with Trumka on either just as we ve known over the years when profiling the likes of senator Rick Santorum 80 or climate scientist Michael Mann In every case we ve written about them because they re Penn Staters whose work has put them in the national spotlight We re hopeful that most of our readers appreciate that And as always we re happy to get your letters Ryan Jones senior editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading January 7 2016 at 1 54 pm Ryan Jones Leave a comment Trumka About to Become Head of AFL CIO Richard Trumka 71 will become the most powerful labor leader in the country this week when he takes over the presidency of the AFL CIO Trumka who grew up in western Pennsylvania was the son of a coal miner and worked in the mines for seven years himself At Penn State he was an accounting major after he graduated he went to Villanova and earned a law degree He was president of the United Mine Workers union from 1982 95 and since 1995 has been secretary treasurer of the AFL CIO which now has 11 million members The Philadelphia Inquirer went back with Trumka to his hometown of

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  • On Richard Trumka and Reader Mail | The Penn Stater Magazine
    to engage those critics A 2010 Distinguished Alumnus Trumka s entire life story is pretty compelling Growing up in southwestern Pennsylvania the son and grandson of coal miners he spent time in the mines himself trading work for tuition money through a deal with the local chapter of the United Mine Workers Trumka was elected AFL CIO president in 2009 but it was a 2008 speech in which he challenged racism among the traditionally white working class union membership that put him in the national spotlight He s since clashed with President Obama on issues like the Trans Pacific trade partnership a reminder that Trumka s advocacy has less to do with ideology than with issues We know some of our readers won t agree with Trumka on either just as we ve known over the years when profiling the likes of senator Rick Santorum 80 or climate scientist Michael Mann In every case we ve written about them because they re Penn Staters whose work has put them in the national spotlight We re hopeful that most of our readers appreciate that And as always we re happy to get your letters Ryan Jones senior editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading Related Entry filed under From the Magazine Tags AFL CIO Richard Trumka Eric Barron to Start Digging Deeper Into the Blogosphere Laila Brock Makes the Biggest College Football Game of the Year Even Bigger 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

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