Penn State

Penn State hires new Special Assistant for Operations

Longtime St. Cloud State University Athletics Director Dr. Morris Kurtz has joined Penn State program as Special Assistant for Operations, the university announced on Tuesday.

In his role, Kurtz will assist Nittany Lion athletics director David Joyner with special administrative and budget projects. He also will assist Associate Athletic Director Joe Battista and the NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey programs as they move into the new Pegula Ice Arena for the 2013-14 season, which will be the inaugural year of Big Ten-sponsored men’s hockey.