(CENTRE DAILY TIMES) —STATE COLLEGE — Walking through Penn State’s HUB-Robeson Center, mechanical engineering student Rebecca Schmiedel didn’t think about the security cameras watching her.
“I kind of figured they were there, but I never looked for them,” she said.
Yet in most public areas on the expansive campus, a security camera is always watching.
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In fact, some 2,000 cameras are in place at Penn State.
“I know there are lots of people who are going to think, ‘We’re being watched by Big Brother,’ ” Paul Ruskin said. “Society changes with technology all the time. This is new technology giving our campus the opportunity to be a safer campus.”