This Business Executive is sponsored and hosted by Penn State University - Schuylkill Campus. The featured speaker is Director of Athletics, Sandy Barbour.
Topic: Intercollegiate Athletics: The front porch of the University, our positive contribution to students and community.
Recognized as one of the nation’s premier Athletic Directors, Sandy Barbour enters her fifth year as the dynamic leader of the Penn State Intercollegiate Athletic program. With student success as a steadfast focus, Barbour has helped the Nittany Lions continue to ascend as one of the nation’s most successful athletic departments in comprehensive excellence.
Barbour began her passionate and effective leadership of the Penn State Athletics program in August, 2014. President Eric J. Barron named Barbour the Nittany Lions’ ninth Director of Athletics after serving 10 years as Director of Athletics at the University of California.
During Barbour’s initial four years, Penn State student-athletes have consistently raised the bar and broken school academic records. In the 2018 spring semester, Nittany Lion student-athletes delivered a record 3.15 grade-point average and tied the highest percentage (66 percent) and number of teams (26) earning at least a 3.0 GPA.
The menu for the event is as follows: Fig, Apple, Bleu Cheese, Walnut Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette, Salmon Crab Beurre Blanc, Carved Cocoa Dusted Beef Tenderloin, Mushroom Vol Au Vent, Roasted Redskin Herb Potatoes, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Red Velvet Bundt Cake from the Penn State Bakery, Coffee, Hot Tea and Cold Beverages