VOLUME 2 ISSUE 8   August 2005
a moment in penn state history

Sixty-Nine Students Arrived in 1859
In a couple of weeks, more than 81,000 Penn State students will be returning to the University's 24 campuses and a student life filled with studying, socializing, and other activities. But in 1859 when the first 69 students arrived for their first classes and farm chores at The Farmers' High School, as Penn State was known when it was founded, student life was a little different than it is today.
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