All In sculpture rendering

Designer and concept chosen for University’s ‘All In’ commemorative piece

Friday, August 25, 2017
By: Anne Danahy Associate Editor News and Media Relations Office of Strategic Communications
Custodial workers clean a classroom

What Goes “Bump” In The Night – Meet OPP’s Third Shift

Thursday, August 24, 2017
A university as large and complex as Penn State must maintain a 24/7 operation to keep things running smoothly for faculty, staff, students and...
Construction sign

Construction Sign Roadwork, construction among OPP’s summer to-do list at University Park

Thursday, August 24, 2017
While many students at University Park head home for the summer, Penn State's Office of Physical Plant begins another season full of construction and...
Beth Clark and Phillip Melnick accept award from APPA

Physical Plant Receives Industry Effective and Innovative Practices Award

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The Penn State Office of Physical Plant was selected for the 2017 APPA Effective & Innovative Practices Award for its submission Penn State's...
Nittany Lion mascot drinks water

Penn State issues annual report on University Park water quality

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Penn State issued its annual drinking water quality report on Wednesday, June 28, and is pleased to report that it successfully met every federal and...
2017 Demand Response Test Results graph

Penn State reduces demand on the regional electrical grid by 40 percent

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Penn State's annual test of University Park's ability to reduce its demand on the regional electrical grid was once again a success with an...
Campus trees bloom outside Old Main

Penn State receives recognition from Tree Campus USA

Friday, May 12, 2017
The Pennsylvania State University was honored with 2016 Tree Campus USA(r) recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective...
Ford Stryker

Longtime Penn State administrator Ford Stryker to retire after 20 years

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Associate Vice President, Physical Plant, and Chief Facilities Officer Ford Stryker, who has dedicated almost 20 years to Penn State, announced his...
Group photo after planting flowers

Children Bring Energy and Enthusiasm to OPP

Monday, May 8, 2017
For 24 years the Office of Physical Plant has welcomed the children of its employees to spend a morning learning the ins and outs of OPP.