PENN STATE – PATERNO – This is one of my favorite photos of the late Joe Paterno with his son Jay. I took this shot during the 2008 season at Beaver Stadium. Jay Paterno, writer, executive director of Nets4Nets and former Penn State football coach will be the first guest speaker at the Summer Speaker Series, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 27 in the Troy Memorial Auditorium.
When you think of a mathematician, the stereotype usually suggests a bookworm who spends more time doing mathematical equations and succeeding academically than participating in extracurricular activities. A mathematics major, especially a 4.0 GPA student, doesn’t usually bring to mind a 6’3”, 292-pound Penn State football player.
Penn State hockey team captain Tommy Olczyk, left; Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula; and Penn State's Joe Battista pour water onto the ice, signifying the past, the present, and the future of Penn State hockey, during a dedication ceremony for Penn State's Pegula Ice Arena on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, in State College, Pa. (Nabil K. Mark/Centre Daily Times/AP)