Blue and White Night / Phil Grosz Expected to Draw Crowds

The week of February 3 will be a busy one at Penn State Worthington Scranton as two campus organizations hold events geared to Penn State sports fans.

Kicking off the week, will be Worthington Scranton's Blue and White Society's first-ever Blue and White Night, which will take place during a women's and men's double-header basketball game with Delaware on Monday, Feb. 4 in the Multi-Purpose Gym Building.

Free pizza and soft drinks will be provided, starting at 5 p.m., with tip-off times at 5:45 p.m. for the women's team and 8 p.m. for the men's team.

The Blue and White Society is the student contingent of the Penn State Alumni Association and promotes Penn State pride on campus by encouraging student involvement in campus events and activities.

Admission is free to those who show their Penn State pride by wearing blue or white attire.  Penn State lanyards will be given to the first 100 fans and contests and drawings will be held throughout the evening.  Entertainment will be provided by the Penn State Cheerleaders and the Nittany Lion, along with other special guest appearances.

Later in the week, on Friday, Feb. 8, Phil Grosz, a well-known Penn State commentator and editor of the "Blue and White Illustrated" will address the Greater Scranton Penn State Chapter at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria of the Study Learning Center.  He will summarize all Penn State football recruits committing to Penn State by Wednesday, Feb. 6 -- the National Letter of Intent Day. 

Admission is $7 for non-members or free to Chapter members following payment of their $10 annual membership dues.  More details on this event and the Greater Penn State Chapter can be found at the chapter's

For more information on these events, or to volunteer to help, call the PSWS Alumni Office at 963-2537.