PSU NEMAR Annual Service Event @ the Lockhouse

This was the sixth year PSU NEMAR members worked inside and outside the museum to help them prepare for the Spring Opening of the Museum on April 12, 2014.  The Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House is a historic home located on the banks of the Susquehanna River in Havre de Grace Maryland. It has a rich history, and tells the story of those who used to live and work in the house as well as of the City of Havre de Grace through exhibits, events and programming. http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org/

 

PSU NEMAR at Lock House April 5 2014

Penn State Alumni Association Releases Alumni Opinion Survey Results

For release: June 7, 2012
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Alumni Association today released a new national survey of its alumni, conducted by market research firm StrategyOne. The study’s purpose was to better understand alumni views and opinions on a variety of issues about Penn State, including recent events.
“These last seven months have been difficult for Penn Staters everywhere,” said Penn State University Senior Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations Rodney Kirsch. “We’ve heard from thousands of alumni, and we felt it was important to proactively reach out in a measured way that ensures we understand what our alumni think and then communicate those results openly to the entire Penn State community.”
Every three years, the Alumni Association conducts a national survey of alumni attitudes toward Penn State, membership, and current events. Last conducted in 2009, the alumni opinion survey was designed to benchmark historical trends in attitudes and behaviors among alumni.
“This survey helps to quantify the connection our alumni feel toward and about the Alumni Association and Penn State,” said Kirsch.
Some of the findings include:
· Eighty-two percent of Penn State alumni feel positive about the University; Continue reading

Arrangements for Joe Paterno Announced

Public Viewings Tuesday and Wednesday; “A Memorial For Joe” Set For Thursday in Jordan Center

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; January 23, 2012– The family of Joe Paterno has completed the funeral arrangements for the legendary Penn State educator, coach and humanitarian, who passed away Sunday, January 22. Two public viewings will be held, as well as a public memorial, “A Memorial For Joe,” on the University Park campus.

A public viewing is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 24 from 1:00-11:00 p.m. and Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 8:00 a.m.-Noon at the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center, located near the intersection of Curtin Road and Allen Street on campus. Please see below for important parking information for the public viewings.

There will be a private funeral service Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. The funeral procession will begin at approximately 3:00 p.m. The procession will leave the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center, turn left onto Curtin Road near the Pattee-Paterno Library and travel Curtin Road past Beaver Stadium. The procession will then turn right onto Porter Road and turn right onto College Avenue, heading west through downtown State College. The burial is private.

MEMORIAL SERVICE TICKET AND TELEVISION INFORMATION

On Thursday, Jan. 26, a public memorial service, “A Memorial For Joe” will be held at 2:00 p.m. in the Bryce Jordan Center, located at the intersection of Curtin Road and University Drive on campus and a ticket will be required for admission. All tickets are free. Doors will open at 1:00 p.m. Please see below for important ticket ordering and parking information for the public memorial service.

Demand for tickets to “A Memorial For Joe” is expected to be extremely high. A limit of two tickets per person will be available starting Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. Fans are encouraged to order tickets online at
www.GoPSUsports.com/tickets. Those who order tickets online must use the “Print at Home” option. Your “Print at Home” ticket will be required for admission to the Bryce Jordan Center. Ticket confirmation of online orders will be emailed by 5:00 p.m. Tuesday. This confirmation will also provide the “Print at Home” instructions.

Interested patrons can also call 1-800-NITTANY at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday. Successful phone orders can be picked up at the Jordan Ticket Center will call beginning Wednesday from 2:00-6:00 p.m. and then again on Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

Tickets will not be available via box office locations.

For those unable to attend the Thursday event, the Big Ten Network, BTN.com and BTN2Go will provide live coverage.

Backpacks and bags larger than 8 ½ x 11 x 11″, will not be permitted in the Jordan Center for the memorial service. No photography or video will be permitted at the memorial service, nor will any signs.

In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family requests that donations be made to the Special Olympics of Pennsylvania (http://www.specialolympicspa.org ) or the Penn State-THON (The Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon; http://www.thon.orgor call 1-800-392-THON.

PARKING INFORMATION

Tuesday and Wednesday – PUBLIC VIEWING

Students and staff who already park on campus are encouraged to leave their vehicles in their assigned lots and utilize the Loop and Link campus bus service or Campus Shuttle. Parking for public attending the visitation on Tuesday and Wednesday is in the Nittany Deck, Red A parking lot west of North Atherton, the East Deck on Bigler Road, or the commuter parking lots (Stadium West, Jordan East, and Porter North) adjacent Beaver Stadium, the Bryce Jordan Center, and Medlar Field on a space available basis. ADA parking is available in all locations. Bus service via Loop and Link is available from all parking locations utilizing the Curtin Road transit corridor. See www.catabus.com for Loop, Link, and CATA community routes. Watch for electronic message boards and signs for parking updates.

Thursday – “A MEMORIAL FOR JOE”

Parking for the public attending the Memorial Service at the Bryce Jordan Center will be in the Stadium West commuter parking lot, East Deck on Bigler Road, and Innovation Park. Shuttle buses will operate to and from the Bryce Jordan Center from the Nittany Lion Inn and Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel from 12:00 pm to two hours after the conclusion of the service. See www.catabus.com for Loop, Link and CATA community bus routes. Watch for electronic message boards and signs for parking updates.

Students and staff with designated parking areas other than the commuter lots are encouraged to leave their vehicles in their assigned lots and utilize the Loop and Link campus bus service or Campus Shuttle. Portions of the commuter lots are reserved for the memorial service, therefore faculty/staff commuter permits are directed to park in East Deck, Nittany Deck, Eisenhower Deck, Red A or Orange B softball lots. Students with commuter permits will park in the north section of Lot 44, Porter North and Porter South.

http://www.gopsusports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/012312aak.html

Ohio State Viewing Party

WE ARE…..PENN STATE!!!!

Saturday the Nittany Lions play Ohio State at 3:30PM. WE will be holding a viewing party at the Darkhorse Saloon on Main Street in Bel Air. There are beer and food specials. There will be give aways and raffle drawings for prizes.

www.darkhorsebelair.com

Remember to bring your non-perishable food items for our Bring 10 for the Big Ten food drive that supports SARC in Bel Air.

These are family and friends events. Bring a fellow Penn State Fan. Spread the word to your NJ neighbors who may not get these messages.

Go Lions! Beat the Buckeyes!

Bob

2012 City Lights series

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia (February 23, from 6:00-9:00 p.m.)
With Cosponsor, The College of Arts & Architecture
Featuring Palmer Museum of Art Curator Dr. Joyce Robinson and the Works of African American Portrait Artist Henry O. Tanner; an after work reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres including lecture and museum access
$25 for members/ $40 for nonmembers

The International Spy Museum, Washington, DC (Thursday, April 5, 6:00-9:00 p.m.)
Featuring Penn State Alumna and Former CIA Operative, Valerie Plame-Wilson; an after work program including dinner, lecture, and museum access
$30 for members/ $45 for nonmembers

National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia (Thursday, May 3, from 5:30-9:00 p.m.)
With Cosponsor, Penn State Abington
Featuring Tobias Brinkmann, Malvin and Lea Bank Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and History, Department of History & Religious Studies, College of the Liberal Arts; an after work reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres including lecture and museum access
$25 for members/ $40 for nonmembers

New York City Marriott Downtown & the 9/11 Memorial (Saturday, May 19, from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.)
10 Years After 9/11: We Pause To Remember
Featuring John Horgan, Director of the Center for International Center for the Study of Terrorism at Penn State; a family-friendly program including brunch, lecture, and tickets to the self-guided tour of the 9/11 Memorial immediately following the program
$25 for members/ $40 for nonmembers
Ages 5 and under: free
Ages 6-18 ($15.00)
18 & Over (Adult Pricing)

The Heritage and Future of Pennsylvania Railroading, Altoona (Saturday, June 9, from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.)
With Exclusive Cosponsor, Penn State Altoona
Featuring Kenneth Womack, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Professor of English and Integrative Arts, and 2006 Alumni Teaching Fellow; a family-friendly program including continental breakfast, lunch, lecture, and transportation and admission to the Altoona Railroaders Museum, The Horseshoe Curve, and the Rau Collection of Photography
$20 for members/ $35 for nonmembers
Ages 5 and under: free
Ages 6-18 ($15.00)
18 & Over (Adult Pricing)

Lake Erie’s Maritime History, Erie (Saturday, June 16, from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.)
With Exclusive Co-sponsor, Penn State Erie, The Behrend CollegeFeaturing David B. Boughton, Maritime Education Specialist for the Pennsylvania Sea Grant and Penn State Alumnus; a family-friendly program including continental breakfast, lunch, lecture, Maritime Museum access, and a sail on the Flagship Brig Niagara (must be 12 or older for the sail)
$25 for members/ $40 for nonmembers
Ages 5 and under: free
Ages 6-18 ($15.00)
18 & Over (Adult Pricing)