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  • B.J. Reyes | The Penn Stater Magazine | Page 2
    in his body He was a wonderful reporter a superb columnist a mentor to a slew of young writers at The Post and more than anything a loving husband father grandfather and as he loved to tell us all a proud great grandfather His book on Penn State Denlinger said came about due to his relationship with Paterno who he had known since his days working at the Daily Collegian and his desire to examine the university s footprint on the college football landscape The journal Kirkus Reviews described it as a thoughtful and compelling book that is neither a bronzing of Paterno nor a whitewash of college sports Given the trajectories of the young men he covered that would be impossible Denlinger died at his home in Frederick Md He was 74 B J Reyes associate editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading October 6 2015 at 11 07 am Leave a comment Up the Ranks Former Penn State basketball standout Calvin Booth 98 is moving up the ranks as an NBA executive Booth the Nittany Lions all time leader in blocked shots 428 this week was promoted by the Minnesota Timberwolves to director of player personnel Congrats 2 PSUMBB alum Calvin Booth on promotion to Dir of Player Personnel w Timberwolves http t co BD0Jj5rrKl pic twitter com PgD4ZjoizM Penn State Hoops PennStateMBB September 23 2015 With his playing days behind him Booth joined the Timberwolves two years ago as a scout and director of player programs The 6 foot 11 forward center enjoyed a 10 year career in the league and had stints with seven different clubs In 366 career games including 83 starts Booth averaged 3 3 points 2 8 rebounds and 0 9 blocks per game He retired in the summer of 2009 Booth was hired by the Timberwolves in June 2013 and previously worked as a scout both pro and collegiate with the New Orleans Hornets during the 2011 12 season Glad to see Calvin Booth promoted by the Timberwolves to Director of Player Personnel Good dude David Aldridge daldridgetnt September 23 2015 B J Reyes associate editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading September 25 2015 at 10 00 am 2 comments Honour for Amaechi Already recognized with the honor for Order of the British Empire former Penn State basketball standout John Amaechi 94 has now been recognized with a tradition that was once used in the Middle Ages and Victorian Era to enable members of a Guild or Livery to carry out their trade or craft within the city s square mile Amaechi earlier this month was presented with the Freedom of the City of London an honor that dates back to 1237 and is one of the oldest surviving traditional ceremonies in the City of London Congratulations to JohnAmaechi on receiving the Freedom of the City of London at guildhall NBA chiefcommoner pic twitter com

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  • A Memorial Garden for Bryon Dickson | The Penn Stater Magazine
    and it needs your help Penn State Extension is soliciting donations for the memorial garden you can send checks payable to PSC Program Account to Penn State Extension 514 Broad St Milford PA 18337 Make sure you put Memorial Garden in the memo section Bill DiFilippo online editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading Related Entry filed under Uncategorized Tags Bryon Dickson Penn State Penn State Extension Pike County Ryan McGarry Honored for Inspiring Hope Gerald Abrams Talks JJ and Star Wars 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 Norwood s

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  • Lost in the Line of Duty | The Penn Stater Magazine
    10th wedding anniversary Dickson also leaves behind two young sons Ryan Jones senior editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading Related Entry filed under Uncategorized Tags Bryon Dickson Pennsylvania State Police Innovation Through Illustration Real Genius 1 Comment Add your own 1 A Memorial Garden for Bryon Dickson The Penn Stater Magazine December 10 2015 at 1 41 pm been a little over a year since Pennsylvania State Trooper Bryon Dickson 03 was killed in the line of duty at the Blooming Grove barracks Now according to The Pike County Courier the Pike County Master 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

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  • Ryan McGarry Honored for Inspiring ‘Hope’ | The Penn Stater Magazine
    The Hope Gala in March of 2016 The award is named after the daughter of former Penn State defensive tackle Devon Still 11 who has battled cancer for more than a year Surviving cancer has impacted my life in many ways including my decision to pursue a medical degree and my desire to support those who have also been affected by the disease McGarry said through a release Bill DiFilippo online editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading Related Entry filed under Uncategorized Tags Code Black Devon Still Leah Still Penn State Ryan McGarry The Hope Gala Emily Kaplan NFL Players and Concussion A Memorial Garden for Bryon Dickson 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

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  • Emily Kaplan, NFL Players, and ‘Concussion’ | The Penn Stater Magazine
    47 year old former linebacker hovered over his cane This touched my soul he said It was outstanding but I can t process it all not right now I watch this movie and I know we were paid to hurt people We were paid to give concussions If we knew that we were killing people I would have never put on the jersey Definitely take a few minutes to read the entire story over at The MMQB Bill DiFilippo online editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading Related Entry filed under Uncategorized Tags CTE Emily Kaplan Football MMQB Movies NFL Sights Unseen at University Park Ryan McGarry Honored for Inspiring Hope 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

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  • The Penn Stater Magazine | The online home of Penn State's alumni magazine | Page 5
    hat or even like a pair of spikes like I know some of the teammates did that was probably the best experience junior outfielder Nick Riotto said Riotto also commented on how surreal it was to get off of the plane in Havana and take in the country for the first time You could get a feeling for how little they really had junior pitcher Tim Scholly said A lot of them were asking for baseballs anything to shoes to belts to hats anything you could possibly take they were asking for The team wasn t the only group of Penn Staters on the trip It was joined by eight students and three faculty members from the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism According to the Curley Center 10 places published pieces by students on the trip including MLB com If you d like more information on the trip stay tuned we ll have a lot more on it in the March April edition of the magazine Bill DiFilippo online editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading December 3 2015 at 2 15 pm Bill DiFilippo Leave a comment David Morrell Rambo Back in Action via DavidMorrell David Morrell is no stranger to having his work adapted for the screen his 1972 novel First Blood was the inspiration for the Rambo film franchise Next up for Morrell 67 is a return to the small screen as Deadline reported that a new series is in the works about John J Rambo and his son titled Rambo New Blood The series executive producer will be the star of the series Sylvester Stallone There s no word on what Morrell s role will be but according to his IMDb page he is a writer for a Rambo television project There is no word on when the show will debut but it will reportedly air on Fox It s also not 100 percent clear if this show will go beyond a pilot as Morrell tweeted that Fox is only paying for a one hour script Bill DiFilippo online editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading December 2 2015 at 11 15 am Bill DiFilippo Leave a comment Thanks Given Penn Stater Chris Ulmer In the past week the world has caught wind of and collectively teared up from an uplifting viral video of a special education teacher down in Florida Whether you saw it on the Today Show ABC News or on your Facebook feed we were all grateful that Chris Ulmer shared a glimpse of his classroom with us Specifically how he starts class every day by taking 10 minutes to praise each individual student Guess what This incredible teacher is a Penn Stater Ulmer 10 graduated with a communications degree specifically media studies In a phone interview this week he told us that what he learned about social media in his four years at Penn State

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  • Chris Ulmer | The Penn Stater Magazine
    about social media in his four years at Penn State is being put to good use I understand these things come and go in waves he says Right now it s a high wave because of a viral video I m trying to capitalize on it because the worst thing would be for it to disappear and nothing comes of it See Ulmer has a bigger goal in mind In April he started a blog called Special Books by Special Kids to promote acceptance not just awareness for kids with disabilities First he had to get permission from the school his students plus their parents Instead of putting money into his savings account he took 600 from his monthly paycheck and invested it into Facebook advertising Every day he taught school from 8 a m to 4 p m then worked on the SBSK blog until 10 p m He created videos with the students And he mapped out a 5 year plan of how to parlay this blog into a book which is ultimately a collection of these stories about and by his amazing students Any proceeds would be split 50 50 between the children and the mission He set a goal for 70 000 followers in one year but thanks to the video it s already reached 126 000 followers after 7 months Just last week he had over 7 million page views Oh and after previously turning him down earlier in the year publishers are now calling more Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading November 25 2015 at 1 09 pm amyjdowney 1 comment Recent Posts The Olympic Aspirations of Tyler McCandless The Positive Outlook of Brett Gravatt Hearts Against Hunger Jordan Norwood s Super Journey Spend the Super

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  • Special Books by Special Kids | The Penn Stater Magazine
    learned about social media in his four years at Penn State is being put to good use I understand these things come and go in waves he says Right now it s a high wave because of a viral video I m trying to capitalize on it because the worst thing would be for it to disappear and nothing comes of it See Ulmer has a bigger goal in mind In April he started a blog called Special Books by Special Kids to promote acceptance not just awareness for kids with disabilities First he had to get permission from the school his students plus their parents Instead of putting money into his savings account he took 600 from his monthly paycheck and invested it into Facebook advertising Every day he taught school from 8 a m to 4 p m then worked on the SBSK blog until 10 p m He created videos with the students And he mapped out a 5 year plan of how to parlay this blog into a book which is ultimately a collection of these stories about and by his amazing students Any proceeds would be split 50 50 between the children and the mission He set a goal for 70 000 followers in one year but thanks to the video it s already reached 126 000 followers after 7 months Just last week he had over 7 million page views Oh and after previously turning him down earlier in the year publishers are now calling more Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading November 25 2015 at 1 09 pm amyjdowney 1 comment Recent Posts The Olympic Aspirations of Tyler McCandless The Positive Outlook of Brett Gravatt Hearts Against Hunger Jordan Norwood s Super Journey Spend the

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