Ferguson Township, Penn State police responded to a “tragic situation” involving a Penn State student at Tudek Park early Thursday morning, the university confirmed. An alert was sent out at 5:57 a.m. to avoid the area.
Penn State alerted students, faculty and staff on Thursday afternoon that threats have been made to buildings on the University Park campus. “Remain vigilant,” the message read, as police and FBI investigate the matter.
Renovation on of 6,300 square feet of space in Ritenour that will become Penn State’s new Student Veteran Center is slated to begin in January. The university has committed $2 million, with fundraising needed to cover the other $2 million.
Penn State plans to build a six- or seven-level parking garage on West Campus, which would have 1,670 spaces. State College Borough Council and residents are concerned about one of the potential routes in and out of that deck.