Record 368 Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors in 2018-19

Posted on May 29, 2019 in Academic Excellence, Home Page

Fourth Consecutive Year with School Record (183) among Spring/At-Large Sports UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.– For the fourth consecutive year, Penn State student-athletes in the spring/at-large sports have broken their Academic All-Big Ten record total, boosting the Nittany Lions to an overall record high for 2018-19. A school record 183 Nittany Lion students from the spring/at-large sports lifted Penn State Athletics to a record 368 Academic All-Big Ten...

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Student-Athlete Trio Earn Academic All-District At-Large Honors

Posted on May 16, 2019 in Academic Excellence, Home Page

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State student-athletes Chase Berger (men’s hockey), Noah Roberson (men’s gymnastics) and Kelsey Crow (women’s hockey) were each named to the 2018-19 NCAA Division I Google Cloud Academic All-District At-Large Teams as announced by CoSIDA on Thursday afternoon. The 2018-19 Google Cloud Academic All-District® Men’s and Women’s At-Large Teams, selected by CoSIDA, recognize the...

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Jones and Turner Garner Big Ten Postgraduate Scholarships

Posted on May 9, 2019 in Academic Excellence

Senior Women’s Gymnast and Men’s Fencer Honored UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State senior student-athletes Jessica Jones (women’s gymnastics) and Gavin Turner (men’s fencing) have been awarded Big Ten Postgraduate Scholarships. Jones and Turner were each awarded a $7,500 scholarship by the Big Ten Conference. Jones competed in 13 meets during her Nittany Lion career.  She won three career event titles, earning a floor title as a...

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Student-Athletes Continue to Exceed National Academic Averages

Posted on May 8, 2019 in Academic Excellence

Thirteen Nittany Lion Teams Deliver Perfect 1,000 Academic Progress Rate Scores in 2017-18 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.– Penn State student-athletes continue to excel in the classroom and surpass Division I national averages, according to Academic Progress Rate (APR) data released today by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The NCAA reported that 13 Penn State teams earned perfect APR scores of 1,000 during the 2017-18 academic year,...

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Record 135 Student-Athletes Approved to Graduate this Weekend

Posted on May 5, 2019 in Academic Excellence

Nittany Lions from 29 teams approved to graduate; 88 have earned Academic All-Big Ten honors during the past year UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.– A Penn State record 135 student-athletes have been approved to graduate this weekend in ceremonies on the University Park campus. Nittany Lion students representing 29 teams are listed among those approved to receive their undergraduate or master’s degrees following the spring semester. The 135 Nittany...

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Student-Athletes Honored at “The Nittanys” for Academic, Athletic and Community Achievements

Posted on Apr 16, 2019 in Academic Excellence

Women’s Cross Country Earns Highest Team GPA Award for Fifth Time UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – For the 32nd consecutive year, the Student-Athlete Advisory Board (SAAB) recognized teams and individuals for academic achievement as Penn State student-athletes hosted, “The Nittanys.” More than 40 Penn State student-athletes and several teams were recognized for their academic, athletic and community engagement achievements during the past...

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