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Penn State Homecoming 2024 dates announced

Penn State Homecoming 2024 will take place Sept. 22-28, as announced today (Feb. 22) by the Homecoming executive committee. A week of celebrations and festivities will lead up to the Penn State football game versus Illinois on Sept. 28, at Beaver Stadium.

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Greg Woodman: Happy Valley Is The Best Place To Live, Work And Play

Forty years ago, Greg Woodman spent his tuition money to print Penn State T-shirts to sell at tailgates. It was a move that wasn’t very popular with his parents, but it paid off, big time. In the years that followed he made the cardboard Standup Joe Paterno, the famous “twins poster,” the “Are You a Penn Stater” guidebook, Penn State Football Annuals throughout the ’80s, and a recent retrospective called “Why Penn State: Why the 1980s gave Nittany Lions a common cause, culture and shared values.” We caught up with Greg to hear about what made him fall in love with Happy Valley, and how it’s continued to be such a magical place for him.

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Penn State Announces 2022 Homecoming Game and Week

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (February 25, 2022) — The 2022 Homecoming Executive Committee is pleased to announce the 2022 Penn State Homecoming Week will be held Sunday, October 16 through Saturday, October 22, 2022.

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Come Back, Your Favorite Restaurants are Waiting

“We like to think we have something for everybody,” says Curtis Shulman, Director of Operations at Hotel State College & Co., a Penn State alumni-run company that owns the Allen Street Grill, the Corner Room, Bill Pickle’s Tap Room, Chumley’s Cocktail Bar, the Basement Nightspot and Zeno’s Pub — all on one block a mere stone’s throw from Penn State’s Old Main.

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Penn State Homecoming revealed its 2021 logo on Saturday, April 17, 2021. The logo was unveiled through a logo reveal video before a modified version of the Blue-White Game as a part of the annual Legacy Celebration.

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