September Student Spotlight

Posted on Oct 6, 2017 in Academic Excellence

September 2017 Student Spotlights Created in 2017, the Student Spotlight award is presented to a group of students that are excelling both in the classroom and on the field of play. The Morgan Academic Center would like to congratulate these students each month on their hard work, dedication, and success and thank them for their continued efforts throughout their journey as a Penn State student-athlete. In September 2017,  4 students on the...

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Championships and Academic Records Boost Nittany Lions to Superlative 2016-17

Posted on Jul 19, 2017 in Academic Excellence

Nittany Lions win NCAA Wrestling Championship and seven Big Ten titles, break numerous academic records to highlight another outstanding year July 19, 2017 2016-17 ICA Accomplishments  UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; July 19, 2017 — Penn State student-athletes produced another superlative year in 2016-17, highlighted by several school-record achievements in the classroom and adding to the Nittany Lions’ impressive list of national and...

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Record-tying 299 Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors in 2016-17

Posted on Jun 22, 2017 in Academic Excellence

School Record 145 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees among Spring/At-Large Sports June 22, 2017  UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.- Penn State student-athletes have broken one school Academic All-Big Ten record in 2016-17 and tied the overall record high, set last year. A school record 145 Nittany Lion students from the spring/at-large sports boosted Penn State to 299 Academic All-Big Ten honorees in 2016-17, tying the mark set last year. The previous high among...

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Academic Performance

Posted on May 29, 2017 in Home Page

The NCAA reported that 18 Penn State teams earned perfect APR scores of 1,000 in 2015-16, up from 13 in last year’s report and 10 squads in 2013-14, representing a 44 percent improvement over the past two years. A total of 22 squads (out of 29) equaled or surpassed their yearly APR score from 2014-15 and 18 teams equaled or surpassed their multi-year (four-year) APR score from the 2016 report. The Penn State women’s tennis and...

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Our New Facility

Posted on May 25, 2017 in Home Page

The new Morgan Academic Center opened in June 2016.  It has approximately 32,000 square feet of academic support space for use of over 800 student-athletes across 31 teams. The new facility also includes: Reading and study rooms for both individual and group study, along with a traditional computer lab Collaborative learning spaces with state-of-the-art wireless technology for both individual and group tutoring and mentoring Classroom space for...

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