Joe Paterno Statue
The Penn State Board of Trustees were supposed to comment on the harsh NCAA sanctions against the university on Sunday, but it never happened. However, there were some new details that came out of the special meeting about Penn State President Rodney Erickson’s decision to sign off on the sanctions.
The NCAA’s sanctions against Penn State have raised many questions about whether the current members of the football team would remain in Happy Valley.
Eddie Lauth, a Centre County businessman who donated $25,000 to fashion and install the statue, tried unsuccessfully to halt its removal when a judge denied his request for an injunction.
Effects of the NCAA’s harsh sanctions against Penn State are continuing to be felt and are far-reaching.
The NCAA announced a series of sanctions against Penn State University Monday morning in the wake of the Kerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal. Shortly after the announcement was made, University President Rodney Erickson issued a statement accepting the punishment handed down.
Faculty, students and staff knew penalties against Penn State were coming, but it was a tough pill to swallow when the announcement came Monday morning.
The Big Ten says Penn State will not be allowed to share in the conference’s bowl revenues while it is banned from the postseason by the NCAA.
The NCAA announced a series of penalties against Penn State University Monday morning in the wake of a child sexual assault scandal involving former defensive coach Jerry Sandusky.
Sunset over Beaver Stadium didn’t stop the crowds of people or ease the pain of fans missing the Joe Paterno statue.
There are more Penn State alumni in Allegheny County than there are anywhere else in the world, and many have strong feelings about the removal of Joe Paterno’s statue and the looming NCAA sanctions.
A quiet morning in State College was shattered by the sound of a jackhammer Sunday. Police closed off the street before workers removed the statue of Joe Paterno outside Beaver Stadium. After it was taken away, Penn State fans and supporters gathered to try and catch a glimpse of the now empty spot where the statue once stood.
Crews removed the statue of Joe Paterno outside of Beaver Stadium and the Paterno family issued a statement regarding the removal Sunday morning:
Penn State officials elected to take down the Joe Paterno Statue outside of Beaver Stadium Sunday morning, but another bombshell could come on Monday.
The president of Penn State University says he has ordered the removal of the statue of Hall of Fame coach Joe Paterno.
The debate over whether to take down a statue of Joe Paterno took another twist on Friday.