Penn State Football Season Opener Sept.1

Football season is here and new Penn State coach Bill O'Brien is set to lead his team out of the tunnel for the first time, as the Nittany Lions face the Ohio University Bobcats at 12 p.m. in Beaver Stadium on Sept. 1.   

Click here to view the game notes for this historic Penn State Football game. Get all you need to know about the game including player rosters, previous season stats and important background information about both teams. 


The Mudd Run, Just do it!

This September, a challenge like no other is coming to Happy Valley.

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Business Space Made Easy

State College is known for many things. Among them are Penn State University, the hugely popular Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts held every July

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Parents and Students, Welcome to Penn State and State College

Another school year is upon us, meaning students and families are getting ready to begin their journey to State College.

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Five Family Attractions You Can’t Miss in State College

State College and the surrounding area is home to an abundance of fun, family attractions that will keep you coming back for more. Not sure of what to do when you get here? Here are five can’t miss attractions. 

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Delectables in State College

While you’re in town staying at one of our hotels, make sure to check out some of the best places to dine in State College for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Whether you’re looking for a burger and fries, Mexican or an elegant meal, State College can provide the perfect restaurant for your appetite. 

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12th Annual State College Fall Festival

The Fall Festival is an exciting day filled with fun for the whole family, from alpacas to pumpkins, carousels to pony rides - there's so much to do! Kids will love to decorate pumpkins and visit a variety of activity booths sponsored by various community organizations. And hay rides are fun for the whole family! The festival is October 1, 2011, so make your reservations to stay with Lion Country Lodging now!

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2012 Penn State Summer Football Camps

Summer in State College affords opportunities to young people with the Penn State students away. Bring your teen football player to Happy Valley and stay with Lion Country Lodging for the week as your young person learns.

Head coach Bill O’Brien and the Penn State Football staff will welcome high school players from across the nation to the Nittany Lions’ 38th annual summer football camps, which get underway on June 2.

Penn State will offer six football camp opportunities in June, including two Advanced Skills camps, in addition to Position, Youth and Kicking Camps. The popular 7-on-7 Team Camp also returns.

Close to 3,000 players annually attend Penn State Football Camps, making it one of the most successful high school football camp operations in the country. The instructional sessions are held at Penn State’s expansive grass and artificial turf fields, or in case of inclement weather, in the Nittany Lions’ indoor facilities, including Holuba Hall.

Penn State Football camp information, including online registration forms, can be found by visiting or Interested individuals can also contact the Penn State Sports Camp office at 814-865-0561, weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. For hotel availability, visit us on our website at: or call us at: 1-866-346-8357

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