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CollegiateParent’s guide to the Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Community

 

 

Here’s the basic information about Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus at a glance. Be sure to check out the Penn State College Parent Magazine below as well!
Name:Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
Address:201 Old Main
University ParkPA, 16802
Phone Number:(814) 865-4700
Website:www.psu.edu/
Type:Occupational, Academic, Continuing Education
Awards:Less than 1 year, 1 year certificate, Associates Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Post-baccalaureate Certificate, Master's Degree, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:47040
Faculty Ratio:17 to 1

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  • Four Reasons Why All I Want For The Holidays is a Sock Monkey
    What came out of my mouth was, “A homemade sock monkey.” When my teenagers asked me what I wanted for the holidays, that’s what I said.  I could surely use a Roomba, a vacation, new PJs, or a massage. But really, all I want is a sock monkey. But a cute one, not a brown […]
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder Is A Common Concern for College Kids, Experts Say
    As the days shorten and the temperature cools, limiting warmth and sunlight, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is an ailment that affects many this time of year. A more intense and disruptive variety of “winter blues,” SAD is a “subset of a depressive disorder,” according to Jordan D. Barnard, licensed psychologist at the Pennsylvania State University […]
  • 4 Hilarious Strategies To Coerce A Teen Son’s Hug
    My son was in first grade when he demanded I stop touching him at school pickup and drop-off. A public hug, it seems, was affecting his street cred with the playground population. I guess he had to make a choice between the mother who loved and cared for him for the last six years and […]
  • My First Born Is In College And I Cherish The Moments When He’s Home
    It has been a long four months away. My firstborn is home tonight from his first semester at college, and I can’t stop smiling. I sing a song as I gather up the dinner dishes in the sink, and I hear the washer groan from his weeks-long laundry finally being done. My son has opened […]

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