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  • Eric Barron to Start ‘Digging Deeper’ Into the Blogosphere | The Penn Stater Magazine
    students in the classroom and beyond and hearing touching stories about what this University means to so many people The blog is called Digging Deeper which works on several levels it pays homage to Barron s roots as a geologist and expresses his desire to deeply examine topics that impact Penn State and beyond Bill DiFilippo online editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading Related Entry filed under Penn State in the News Tags Eric Barron Penn State Willing and Able On Richard Trumka and Reader Mail 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

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  • Willing and Able | The Penn Stater Magazine
    toward her current athletes around 15 at the moment a number she is always looking to increase as more and more athletes find out about Penn State s programs We caught up with the coach late last fall as she supervised a practice for Brett Gravatt Baren Berg a former wrestler who was injured during a deployment and a handful of other athletes Penn Stater How busy are you with the Ability Athletics program Teri Jordan We are really busy October was tremendously busy with the program with Diversity Awareness Month Every weekend we were busy Also this year the ECAC Conference is now putting in three events for disability into the conference swimming track and field and wheelchair basketball and we have all three programs I have only one swimmer but maybe Brett will be my second swimmer We have a lot of quality athletes and we have a lot that are just participating to be the very best they can be PS What role did Penn State play in getting the ECAC to adopt sports into the conference TJ Hopefully we will be the leaders of it since this is the first year I myself have met with all the ECAC head people What they re going to do is integrate us right into the able bodied track meet And the able bodied swim meet So it s not a matter of when it s happening It s just a matter of how many other schools will be there We re one of the leading programs in the country for track and field University of Illinois has more wheelchair track runners They have no field events We d probably kill them with all the field event points but they d kill us with all the wheelchair track events So at this point I don t know if Illinois or us would win And I understand Illinois is coming into the ECAC next year just because they want to compete against us PS Do you ever see a day where this is incorporated into Big Ten TJ Oh yeah I think that s probably in the next two years PS How do athletes get to the program TJ One way is we went to the junior national event last year with Brett because Brett s so young At that junior national meet we met all the top junior high school athletes in the county PS What is biggest hurdle to overcome with athletes and potential athletes TJ I don t have any that think it s too hard All these guys want an opportunity to compete It may be tough on them but if they want to get good they re gonna work hard PS What kind of feedback do you get from families of these athletes TJ They seem to just see a difference in how happy their athletes are and all that They re very pleased with where they re at PS Do you ever think of

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  • B.J. Reyes | The Penn Stater Magazine
    Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading December 23 2015 at 11 09 am Leave a comment Penn State We Are We checked and this is not the car of someone named Jed I Nor does it belong to Gerald Abrams 61 whose son Jeffrey Jacob is directing a little movie that is set for wide release on Thursday night And by little of course we mean by comparison to the combined GDP of the European Union United States and China which at 46 3 trillion still seems infinitely smaller than what Star Wars The Force Awakens might gross at the box office this weekend In any event it is the license plate vehicle of Jo Wilson 90 who you might assume would be already in line by now Not quite but she says she will be skipping out on her office holiday party on Thursday night in order to catch a 7 p m showing She specifically made sure to get tickets at a theater with reserved seating so as to avoid the line I already had my tickets for the first show when I found out about our office party everyone knows where my heart lies she says She also has tickets for a screening in IMAX this weekend While she will not be dressed as Leia Chewbacca Darth Vader Rey Kylo Ren or God forbid Jar Jar she will be wearing a blinged out Star Wars shirt and matching jewelry With the exception of the Penn State accents her car may actually stand out the least of any Force related vehicles you might happen to catch in a theater parking lot Thursday night Know anyone else who has matched their love of Star Wars OK even Jar Jar with their love of Penn State like this Let us know in the comments And May the Forc You get the idea B J Reyes associate editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading December 16 2015 at 5 44 pm Leave a comment The Floating Lions When the We Are chant goes out aboard the USS Roosevelt there are plenty of Penn Staters there to answer the call U S Navy Taylor Stinson Our just published Nov Dec issue includes a feature on life aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt an aircraft carrier with more than a dozen Penn State alumni among the crew When reached by phone over the summer a few members of the Roosevelt most of whom are pictured to the right shared stories of life at sea the camaraderie among the group of alums and how to keep busy when you re stationed in the middle of the ocean Says Petty Officer 2nd Class Charles Kuhns 12 You go outside and you see blue and you see the same blue that you saw three months ago and then you see the same blue that you re going to see two months from now

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  • The Penn Stater Magazine | The online home of Penn State's alumni magazine | Page 4
    Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading December 17 2015 at 4 18 pm Bill DiFilippo Leave a comment Penn State We Are We checked and this is not the car of someone named Jed I Nor does it belong to Gerald Abrams 61 whose son Jeffrey Jacob is directing a little movie that is set for wide release on Thursday night And by little of course we mean by comparison to the combined GDP of the European Union United States and China which at 46 3 trillion still seems infinitely smaller than what Star Wars The Force Awakens might gross at the box office this weekend In any event it is the license plate vehicle of Jo Wilson 90 who you might assume would be already in line by now Not quite but she says she will be skipping out on her office holiday party on Thursday night in order to catch a 7 p m showing She specifically made sure to get tickets at a theater with reserved seating so as to avoid the line I already had my tickets for the first show when I found out about our office party everyone knows where my heart lies she says She also has tickets for a screening in IMAX this weekend While she will not be dressed as Leia Chewbacca Darth Vader Rey Kylo Ren or God forbid Jar Jar she will be wearing a blinged out Star Wars shirt and matching jewelry With the exception of the Penn State accents her car may actually stand out the least of any Force related vehicles you might happen to catch in a theater parking lot Thursday night Know anyone else who has matched their love of Star Wars OK even Jar Jar with their love of Penn State like this Let us know in the comments And May the Forc You get the idea B J Reyes associate editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading December 16 2015 at 5 44 pm B J Reyes Leave a comment Gerald Abrams Talks JJ and Star Wars Longtime film producer Distinguished Alumnus and Alumni Fellow Gerald Abrams 61 talked with FlipsidePA about Star Wars The Force Awakens and admitted that he told his son J J The Force Awakens director and producer not to get involved Despite knowing that J J received acclaim for his modern versions of older franchises like Star Trek and Mission Impossible Gerald was uneasy about what would happen if the new Star Wars film wasn t considered up to par After seeing the movie in advance of the Dec 18 release date the elder Abrams changed his tune saying that it was probably very smart that he did it and calling it the best work he s ever done The proud father who we wrote about back in 2011 also dove into his own role with the film while he didn t have official involvement he

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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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  • Michael Clark | The Penn Stater Magazine
    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 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 Bowl With Keegan Michael Key Rick Santorum Ends Another White House Run Honors for Emily Burns Follow us via Email Enter your email address to follow us and receive notifications of new posts by email

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  • Power Packs Program | The Penn Stater Magazine
    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 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 Bowl With Keegan Michael Key Rick Santorum Ends Another White House Run Honors for Emily Burns Follow us via Email Enter your email address to follow us and receive notifications of new posts by email

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  • Small Sacrifice | The Penn Stater Magazine
    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 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 Bowl With Keegan Michael Key Rick Santorum Ends Another White House Run Honors for Emily Burns Follow us via Email Enter your email address to follow us and receive notifications of new posts

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