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State College in the Summer

My name is Jenna Spinelle and I’m the newest member of Penn State’s Undergraduate Admissions team. I’m a 2008 Penn State graduate and worked for the College of Information Sciences and Technology prior to joining the admissions team. When I… Continue reading

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So, you’re gonna be a Penn Stater…

If you’ve accepted your Penn State offer of admission for summer or fall, congratulations! We’re so excited that you’ve decided to join the more than 15,000 Penn Staters who will be joining our family across our 20 undergraduate campuses in… Continue reading

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Packing for Penn State 101

I know a lot of you simply cannot wait to pack your bags and head to Penn State, even though packing for college can be quite confusing and time-consuming. But, have no fear, we’re here to help you out with… Continue reading

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highlights of my travels

One thing you might not know about Penn State is that we travel all over the world to recruit students. We also have recruiters who travel all over the states. This past week, I had the opportunity to travel to… Continue reading

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Achiever’s Weekend 2010

For all of you who attended this year’s Achievers Weekend, thanks for making it a huge success! We had more than 200 students from Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Washington DC, Virginia and Maryland. Shall we check out a photo… Continue reading

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Former Grey’s Anatomy star makes local appearance

Surely you’ve heard of iPods and iPads, but have you ever heard of iStan? Meet iStan, a state-of-the-art mannequin that moves, breathes, lives, dies and does everything like a real person. His foray into stardom is associated with a television… Continue reading

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On the road…to New Jersey

I just returned from a trip to New Jersey where I had the pleasure of visiting for a week to help out with our accepted student programs in Mount Laurel, Princeton, Basking Ridge, and Saddle Brook. We also had similar… Continue reading

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THON 2010

People often asked me what I love the most about Penn State. I always say it’s the sense of community here. It’s about the relationships that you form with people. It’s also about the sense of community that students not… Continue reading

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We’re busy, but always have time to help a good cause…

Even though we are still buried among an avalanche of transcripts, applications and other admissions paperwork and we have yet to see the light of day, our staff, as always, has set aside time to help out a good cause…. Continue reading

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Not to brag, but…

we’re the most popular university in the country, according to President Spanier, who reflected on a decade of growth and engagement for Penn State on Friday. Usually the words “Board of Trustees meeting” would solicit a few yawns. But I… Continue reading

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