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Downtown State College : Resolute & Resilient

A year ago our small but mighty downtown, like the rest of the country, was shuttered. With no end in sight, we persevered, we endured and became a stronger businesses community.

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New exhibition of works on paper at Palmer Museum takes viewers on a journey across the globe

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – For those who have been staying in one place throughout the last year and a half, the Palmer Museum of Art has an antidote for your wanderlust: the current special exhibition Place to Place: Recent Gifts of= American Drawings and Watercolors, 1900–1950. This exhibition of works on paper by American artists presents a wide array of geographical locales depicted with a dynamic range of mediums and artistic approaches, offering a jaunt around the United States and abroad during the first half of the twentieth century. The exhibition is on view at the Palmer now through December 12, 2021.

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PENN STATE HOMECOMING ANNOUNCES 2021 HONORARY GRAND MARSHAL

Assistant VP of DEI for Student Affairs chosen as Honorary Grand Marshal

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. Sept. 28, 2021 — Penn State Homecoming has selected Brian Patchcoski as the 2021 Honorary Grand Marshal. The Honorary Grand Marshal was officially announced on Friday, Sept. 24 in a video posted to the Penn State Homecoming website.

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A True Homecoming For Penn State

Penn State Homecoming is excited to once again safety celebrate with students, alumni, faculty and staff across the Penn State community.

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PENN STATE HOMECOMING UNVEILS 2021 LOGO

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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Exploring PSU's Main Campus

Penn State dominates the landscape of State College, and most people think of one of two things when they think of the campus: education and football. However, there are other great things to enjoy on the university’s campus.

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City of THON For The Kids

Once a year the borough of State College takes on a new identity, becoming the City of THON for the duration of THON Weekend. The ceremonial renaming has become a highly anticipated tradition for the past five years and will once again continue to spread the magic of THON Weekend from 6 p.m. on Friday, February 21st to 4 p.m. on Sunday, February 23rd, 2020.

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