Pa. Republican proposes FAFSA requirement for high school seniors
The legislation will allow for opt-outs if a student has permission from a parent or guardian.
Pa. House lawmakers ask state-related university leaders to justify proposed funding growth
Asked by Rep. Ryan Warner, R-Fayette, whether the universities would commit to a tuition freeze if they received the 7% increase, each president said they could not.
Shapiro can send a strong message on higher education. Here’s how | Opinion
Penn State's Board of Trustees is in need of reform. Shapiro has a big say on whether that will happen.
First and vote: Dems to make registration play at PSU, Pitt games | Friday Morning Coffee
The DNC will fly banners around Beaver Stadium and Acrisure Stadium on Saturday.
Pa. state-related university leaders make a case for increased funds ahead of 2022-23 budget
Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat who leaves office this year, has proposed a 5 percent increase in funds for state-related universities.
Penn State to require COVID-19 vaccine for all University Park employees
All employees at the Penn State's University Park campus, regardless of whether they work on a federal contract, must provide proof of vaccination by Dec. 8.
Vaccines could affect how the coronavirus evolves. But don’t skip your shot | Opinion
In the history of human and animal vaccines, there have not been many cases of vaccine-driven evolution. But in every one of them, individuals and populations have always been better off when vaccinated.
Penn State won’t mandate COVID-19 vaccines, prompting questions about priorities
Penn State University is doubling down on its decision not to enact a COVID-19 vaccine mandate — spurring accusations that its top officials are putting state funding ahead of community safety.
It’s a ‘win-win.’ Pa. lawmakers, student-athletes celebrate name, image, likeness legislation
The new legislation makes Pennsylvania the 25th state to give student-athletes NIL rights.
Looking to provide ‘support my generation didn’t have’ Penn State alum gifts $1M to LGBTQIA student center | Frank Pizzoli
The largest gift in the center’s history, Conrad’s commitment will provide an expanded home for the campus’s LGBTQ+ and ally communities while enhancing its future programming.
In appealing to ‘give each other a chance,’ Biden recalls the democratic charity of Abraham Lincoln | Opinion
On Nov. 7, when President-elect Joe Biden urged in his address that we “give each other a chance,” his words summoned Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural address of 1865.