Nolf and Ogle Named McCoy Award Winners; Crow Garners Walker Award; McHugh Earns Oswald

Posted on Apr 1, 2019 in Academic Excellence

Nolf and Ogle garner Penn State Athletics’ most prestigious Honor UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.- A quartet of Nittany Lion seniors have earned accolades from Penn State for their achievements in academics, athletics and leadership. Jason Nolf (wrestling) and Emily Ogle (women’s soccer) have been selected as the 2018-19 recipients of the Ernest B. McCoy Memorial Award. Kelsey Crow (women’s hockey) was named the recipient of the Eric A. Walker...

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Record 91 Nittany Lions Earn Winter Academic All-Big Ten Accolades

Posted on Mar 20, 2019 in Academic Excellence

Men’s Gymnastics and Wrestling lead all conference teams in 3.0 GPA students UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.– A school record 91 student-athletes from Penn State’s winter programs have earned Academic All-Big Ten recognition. The 91 honorees are an increase of 14 from last year’s 77 recipients. The Nittany Lions’ previous high from the eight conference winter sports was 79 honorees in 2016. Three Penn Staters from winter teams earned...

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Student-Athletes Deliver Record-Tying Academic Achievements During 2018 Fall Semester

Posted on Feb 20, 2019 in Academic Excellence

Nittany Lion students post record-tying 3.15 Grade-Point Average; 518 earn at least 3.0 GPA UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.– Penn State student-athletes continue to deliver outstanding academic achievement, tying three school records, with more than 500 Nittany Lions posting at least a 3.0 grade-point average during the 2018 fall semester. During the most recent semester, Nittany Lion students tied two school overall records and one semester record:...

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Student-Athlete Advisory Board Raises Record $70,000 For THON and Pediatric Cancer Patients

Posted on Feb 19, 2019 in Academic Excellence

Student-Athletes Help Dance Marathon Raise $10.6 Million in Battle for Pediatric Cancer Patients UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.– Penn State Athletics and its student-athletes again took an active role with the 47th IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon (THON) at the Bryce Jordan Center last weekend, helping raise more than $10.6 million in the fight against pediatric cancer. Four student-athletes represented Penn State’s Student-Athlete Advisory Board...

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A celebration of academic excellence by Penn State student-athletes

Posted on Jan 29, 2019 in Academic Excellence

The continued tradition of excellence in the classroom by Penn State student-athletes was celebrated at the 3rd annual Penn State Athletics Academic Celebration. The impressive number of Academic All-Americans and Academic All-Big Ten student-athletes at Penn State are proudly displayed in the main lobby of the Morgan Academic Center. The mission of the Morgan Academic Center is to o provide nationally recognized support services to all...

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Total of 33 Student-Athletes Graduating This Weekend

Posted on Dec 13, 2018 in Academic Excellence

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.– Thirty-three Penn State student-athletes are scheduled to graduate during Commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 15 on the University Park campus. Student-athletes representing 12 Penn State squads are on the approved to graduate list. The football team has 14 student-athletes on the approved to graduate list to lead the Penn State programs. Men’s fencing, field hockey, football, women’s golf,...

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