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Penn State Beaver Will Honor Paterno;Campus Will Broadcast Live Memorial Service

1/25/2012 —

Penn State Beaver will pay tribute to the late Joe Paterno on Wednesday, Jan. 25, and Thursday, Jan. 26. The public is invited to attend both events.
On Wednesday, the campus will host Spirit Night in the gym. Attendees will be invited to sign a photo of Paterno which will be framed and sent to the Paterno family.
At 6 p.m., the Beaver women’s basketball team will host Carlow University, and at 8 p.m., the men’s team will take on Penn State New Kensington.
Prior to the men’s game, Dan Pinchot, Beaver’s director of enrollment, will provide remarks about Paterno. The brief presentation will be followed by a moment of silence.
On Thursday at 2 p.m., Beaver campus will broadcast the University’s live memorial service for Paterno. The broadcast will be held in Beaver’s Student Union Building auditorium. Seating is limited. Auditorium doors will open at 1:30 p.m., and seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
In addition, Penn State’s live memorial service on Thursday can be viewed online on the Big Ten Network or at http://btn.com/.

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