PSU donations second highest in school history
Page 1 of 4 1234 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 50
  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 150,104, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdriveRecommendation Second ClassSocial
    CLONECONES's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    RVA
    Posts
    7,217
    Points
    150,104
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 16
    Given: 12

    PSU donations second highest in school history

    Penn State Nittany Lions say donations second highest in school history - ESPN

    Penn State received more than $208 million in donations for the fiscal year that just ended, the second-highest total in university history despite the upheaval after the arrest of Jerry Sandusky on child sex abuse charges.
    and this is why a giant bubble needs to be placed over Happy Valley, PA



    edit: afterthought - some of this $ should go to the victims/families not for statues of Joe Paterno




    Self proclaimed 2012 CF Newcomer of the Year

    CLONECONES

  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 734,915, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 61.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    49,067
    Points
    734,915
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,184
    Given: 1,040

    Re: PSU donations second highest in school history

    Keep pumping it in there, people. More money for the victims, who can name their price at this point.



  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 283,676, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    16,799
    Points
    283,676
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 314
    Given: 47

    Re: PSU donations second highest in school history

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Keep pumping it in there, people. More money for the victims, who can name their price at this point.
    You really think the money is going to the victims?



  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 114,136, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    CysRage's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Posts
    6,523
    Points
    114,136
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 702
    Given: 587

    Re: PSU donations second highest in school history

    Quote Originally Posted by CLONECONES View Post
    Penn State Nittany Lions say donations second highest in school history - ESPN



    and this is why a giant bubble needs to be placed over Happy Valley, PA



    edit: afterthought - some of this $ should go to the victims/families not for statues of Joe Paterno


    "The greatest risk in life is not taking one"

  5. #5
    DistrictCyclone
    Guest

    Re: PSU donations second highest in school history

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    You really think the money is going to the victims?
    Civil suits. Oh, yes, it will be going to the victims.



  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 283,676, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    16,799
    Points
    283,676
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 314
    Given: 47

    Re: PSU donations second highest in school history

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    Civil suits. Oh, yes, it will be going to the victims.
    Oh, that makes sense. I thought he was saying PSU was just going to hand them money as a good deed or something.

    That probably reads wrong.


    Last edited by gocubs2118; 07-09-2012 at 04:11 PM.

  7. #7
    Addict
    Points: 46,577, Level: 66
    Level completed: 74%, Points required for next Level: 373
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    heitclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Malvern, IA
    Posts
    5,052
    Points
    46,577
    Level
    66
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 270
    Given: 405

    Re: PSU donations second highest in school history

    I think this is great, the fans and the kids that play for Penn St did nothing wrong. I love their fans wanting to be part of the healing process for the entire University. All of the involved parties are no longer associated with the Universtiy, no reason not to support the innocent players.



  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 560,667, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteranRecommendation Second Class
    ISUAgronomist's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Back in Iowa!!!!!!!!
    Posts
    21,530
    Points
    560,667
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 403
    Given: 198

    Re: PSU donations second highest in school history

    I'd bet 1/2 of that total ends up out the door in civil suits (negotiated settlements).




  9. #9
    Legend
    Points: 294,739, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 45.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Doc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    13,242
    Points
    294,739
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 930
    Given: 1,686

    Re: PSU donations second highest in school history

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    Civil suits. Oh, yes, it will be going to the victims.
    Plus a bunch will be going to the lawyers they're going to need.



  10. #10
    Pro
    Points: 28,618, Level: 51
    Level completed: 98%, Points required for next Level: 32
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Scott34's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Cedar Rapids
    Posts
    2,422
    Points
    28,618
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 97
    Given: 75

    Re: PSU donations second highest in school history

    Quote Originally Posted by heitclone View Post
    I think this is great, the fans and the kids that play for Penn St did nothing wrong. I love their fans wanting to be part of the healing process for the entire University. All of the involved parties are no longer associated with the Universtiy, no reason not to support the innocent players.
    Exactly! Its not the alumni, boosters, students or whoever else is donating fault this all happened. those people are not with the university anymore, so why punish them any more?! Hopefully they get back on track.



  11. #11
    DistrictCyclone
    Guest

    Re: PSU donations second highest in school history

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    I'd bet 1/2 of that total ends up out the door in civil suits (negotiated settlements).
    I read somewhere that they've already incurred over $12m in expenses just from lawyering up in anticipation of all of the lawsuits that they'll have to defend.

    EDIT: meant to quote Doc.

    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    Plus a bunch will be going to the lawyers they're going to need.



  12. #12
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 77,537, Level: 86
    Level completed: 55%, Points required for next Level: 813
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isufbcurt's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    4,650
    Points
    77,537
    Level
    86
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 772
    Given: 1,174

    Re: PSU donations second highest in school history

    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    Civil suits. Oh, yes, it will be going to the victims.
    Not if the donor marks it as reserved for a particular purpose.



  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 103,887, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    vmbplayer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    3,495
    Points
    103,887
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 38
    Given: 43

    Re: PSU donations second highest in school history

    Not surprising. If all of sudden something came out as horrible as that about something at Iowa State I'm sure you'd see a similar spike. A lot of people who love their University watched a very limited number of people make horrendously bad decisions that will forever associate an otherwise great institution with children being abused.

    I think you'd see a huge outpouring of donations to a victims fund or a charitable organization in the names of the victims as well as spike to the support of the university just about anywhere it happened. People don't want to see somewhere they associate with good times and memories destroyed by the acts of a select few.


    "Blamo"! The new CF approved swear word.

  14. #14
    Speechless
    Points: 348,366, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Tre4ISU's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Estherville
    Posts
    19,615
    Points
    348,366
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 743
    Given: 92

    Re: PSU donations second highest in school history

    I would love to say that PSu deserves to burn in hell but that's not right. The current students, athletes, fans, perhaps some administration, and boosters didn't do anything wrong. The whole University should not burn for what a few people did. They did horrible things but I do feel bad for the players still there. This is most certainly a reaction from the fanbase to rally around the program and keep it alive. Also, judging by recruiting they haven't been hurt all that bad there either which is the amazing part to me.


    It's all snark from here on out

  15. #15
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 41,129, Level: 62
    Level completed: 60%, Points required for next Level: 521
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    NickTheGreat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    4,367
    Points
    41,129
    Level
    62
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 300
    Given: 395

    Re: PSU donations second highest in school history

    I agree with the fellas above. They are trying to right the ship.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Cyclones.tv
  • HOOPS: Iowa State vs. Mississippi Valley State
  • December 31, 2014
  • 06:00 PM