Monthly Archives: June 2013

Campus Highlight: Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

Our “Campus Highlight” series allows us to share posts about Penn State campuses, straight from the campuses themselves. In each post, staff and students from the campus answer a few provided questions, so you can learn about what makes each … Continue reading

Posted in Penn State Campuses | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Welcome to Summer Session!

Ahhh … summer in State College. It might have been a little more summer than you like it for move-in (hello 90s!), but welcome to University Park, Class of 2017! There are about 2,000 of you ready to embark on … Continue reading

Posted in Admitted Students, Student Life | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Parent Post: Things I didn’t know (but learned fast!) about Penn State

We are excited to welcome Laurie Goodman as our newest parent blogger. Laurie’s son, Pete, is a rising sophomore at Penn State University Park and their family recently relocated from New Jersey to Chicago. In her first post, Laurie talks … Continue reading

Posted in Parent Information, Student Life, THON | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Class of 2017 – Summer Session and LEAP are less than a week away!

First-year students enrolled in the summer session will arrive on campus soon, so we asked one of the LEAP Mentors, Monica Bacican, to fill you in on what to expect. Monica is from Bucks County, PA and will be a … Continue reading

Posted in Admitted Students | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

You have three months … save a day to visit Penn State!

You will be glad you did! Sure, visiting colleges may not be high on your list of summer activities, but taking a few road trips this summer to visit the colleges in which you are interested is an important part … Continue reading

Posted in Admissions Events, Spend a Summer Day | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

From School Bus to Megabus : Parenting the College Student

We are excited to welcome Cindi Oliver as our newest parent blogger. Her daughter, Madison, is a rising sophomore at University Park in the College of Information Sciences and Technology. In her first post, Cindi talk about how parents can … Continue reading

Posted in Parent Information | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

What to expect at New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is underway! In this post, orientation leader and Penn State student Megan Murray fills us in on some of the the activities that take place during NSO. For more information, visit the NSO website or check out … Continue reading

Posted in New Student Orientation | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment


At Penn State, you never know who you’ll be sitting next to in class. It could be a budding pop star, a Pulitzer Prize winner, or the Chief Technology Officer of a major web company. Most recently, Penn State students learned that their … Continue reading

Posted in Penn State News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment