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Penn State president Eric J. Barron cuts the ribbon at Penn State Schuylkill's LionLaunch Innovation Hub opening.

Penn State Schuylkill’s LionLaunch Innovation Hub celebrates opening

Penn State Schuylkill has opened its LionLaunch Innovation Hub, a space for entrepreneurs to start or grow their small business. This space is funded by Invent Penn State, a Commonwealth-wide initiative to spur economic development, job creation and student career success.
Darcy Medica

Darcy Medica named interim chancellor at Penn State Schuylkill

Darcy L. Medica has been named interim chancellor of Penn State Schuylkill. Medica, currently director of academic affairs and associate professor of biology, will begin her appointment on Aug. 1.
Kelly M. Austin

Schuylkill chancellor Austin named associate VP for Commonwealth Campuses

Kelly M. Austin, chancellor at Penn State Schuylkill, has been named associate vice president for administration in the Office of the Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses, the University announced today (June 21). Austin will begin serving as associate vice president effective Aug. 1.
Schuylkill campus student Alyssa marks a square meter of their research transect using a meter long stick as she prepares to count saplings and seedlings.

Schuylkill campus trio conduct environmental research in Costa Rica

A trio of Schuylkill campus students ventured to Costa Rica with the CHANCE program -- Connecting Humans and Nature through Conservation Experiences -- conducting research on hummingbirds' songs and riparian forests.
Carrel Reid

IST alumnus ‘connects the dots’ at Google

Carrel Reid credits his success at Google to the large scope of the IST curriculum.
Stan Aungst with Travis Richner (left) and Dan Supko (right.)

IST professor, veteran planning to retire, but not slow down

From serving in Vietnam at age 19 to earning his doctorate at 52, Stan Aungst's life has played out differently than he initially planned.
Research Symposium at Penn State Brandywine

Penn State Brandywine hosts Eastern Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium

Penn State students from seven Commonwealth Campuses presented their research to a panel of faculty-judges during the seventh annual Penn State Eastern Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium. Held on April 20 at Penn State Brandywine, the event featured undergraduate student-faculty research projects spanning numerous academic disciplines.
The inaugural TriBeta chapter students pose for a group photo after their induction ceremony.

Penn State Schuylkill installed in TriBeta National Biological Honors Society

Penn State Schuylkill students and faculty are inducted into Beta Beta Beta, the National Biological Honors Society, as the Theta Chi Theta chapter.
Penn State Commencement, Agricultural Sciences, Dec. 2016

Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement events and speakers

This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.
Office for General Education Seed Grant Logo

Office for General Education announces Integrative Studies Seed Grant awards

The Integrative Studies Seed Grant Program, offered through the Penn State Office for General Education, will support 71 different course development projects this summer. In response to the large volume of highly qualified proposals, the budget was generously increased by more than 50 percent by the Office of the Provost and the Office of Undergraduate Education.

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