Yudichak Unveils Board of Trustee Reform Bill for Penn State University

State Sen. John T. Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon) unveiled comprehensive reform legislation that would fundamentally alter the governing structure at Penn State University to make its Board of Trustees more inclusive, engaged and accountable. “The Pennsylvania State University Commonwealth Act (Senate Bill 800) is a structural reform plan that would
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Developing Self-Confidence and Cross-Cultural Skills

Sonya Hakobyan Armenia Utah State University, Logan, Utah, a large research university on a suburban campus Undergraduate study in the United States is a rewarding experience for any international student. The USA offers the world’s finest colleges and universities, with outstanding programs in all possible fields, including my own major, (more...)

Peace Corps Couple Teaches English to Ukrainians

Peace Corps volunteers Steve McCafferty and Mary Beth Phair of Belchertown, Massachusetts, are teaching local community members English-language skills while serving together in Ukraine. McCafferty and Phair teach English to Ukrainians of all ages through formal classes, English club meetings and conversational (more...)

The Top 20 Fastest Growing Sugar Baby Schools of 2012

One in five households now owe student loan debt, but female coeds in Pennsylvania are skipping high tuition costs by turning to the “Sugar Baby Lifestyle.” SeekingArrangement.com, the world’s largest Sugar Daddy website, released its annual list of the “Fastest Growing Sugar Baby Schools.” The website experienced a nationwide increase of (more...)

“The Best 376 Colleges”

The Princeton Review is out with its annual college and university rankings It includes some information about Pennsylvania   region. The results found in a new book, The Best 376 Colleges, were based on voting by students, 122,000 of them. Penn State University remains in the top 10, third for "Students (more...)

Basil Twist’s Petrushka in Philadelphia

Master puppeteer Basil Twist, known over the world for his astonishingly innovative productions, makes his Philadelphia debut with Petrushka, a dazzling interpretation of this brilliant Stravinsky ballet that premiered in 1911 in Paris. Delight your eyes and ears as puppets fly, dance and float in midair and tell the tale (more...)

One Student Dead, 11 Wounded in Shooting

Jamail E. Johnson, 25, a student of Ohio's Youngstown State University, was killed. 11 other people were wounded in a shooting at an off-campus fraternity house, said officials. A 17-year-old girl was in critical condition. The private residence housed some members of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity, a YSU sanctioned African-American (more...)

Drexel’s Commitment Spurs a Large Effort

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