MATT SANDUSKY INTERVIEW TO AIR
A taped television interview featuring one of Jerry Sanduksy’s adopted sons and Oprah Winfrey will air next Thursday on OWN TV at 9 pm. According to OWN, Matt Sandusky, who also alleged sexual abuse against his father, reveals new details about the abuse he experienced as a child. Matt Sandusky was one of 26 victims to receive financial compensation from Penn State in the scandal’s aftermath.
STATE-OWNED SCHOOL TUITION
Tuition at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities will climb 3 percent for the upcoming school year. According to Pennlive, full-year tuition for an in-state student will cost $6,820. The report says with housing and food, costs for Pennsylvania undergrad will be roughly $18,500. The increase should help close a projected $58.6 million gap in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education’s operating budget.
ARTS FEST UNDERWAY TODAY
The annual Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts in downtown State College and on the Penn State campus kicks off today with Children and Youth Day. The festival brings over 100-thousand people to the area each year. A special sidewalk sale encouraging creative growth in children is planned for today. The event takes place from 10 am to 3 pm today before operating on a full schedule tomorrow.
PENN STATE ATHLETES SUCCESS IN CLASSROOM
A school record 136 Penn State student-athletes received Academic All-Big Ten recognition for spring and at-large sports. A total 285 Penn State student-athletes were honored in 2013-14. It’s the university’s second-highest total all-time. Three Penn Staters posted a perfect 4.0 GPA.