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Jeanne Eberfeld and Melissa Ramirez

Bridging the Gap

Through a chance meeting, Melissa Ramirez and Jeanne Elberfeld have joined forces to help deliver health information to an underserved community.
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The Honorable John E. Jones, Esq. addresses the crowd.

A Community of Interests

Penn State Schuylkill celebrates 85 years of its original land-grant mission and the enduring idea that higher education improves the lives of individuals and the communities where they live.
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Susan Robinson on the TED Talk stage.

Have Wheels, Will Travel

Susan Robinson is a leader, advisor and world traveler who also savors moments spent on the back of a bicycle built for two. She is also the Penn State Schuylkill 2019 commencement keynote speaker.
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Leila Duka stands next to a window in the Student Community Center.

Schuylkill Speaks: A Conversation with Leila Duka

Leila Duka, a senior earning bachelor's degrees in Administration of Justice and Psychology with a minor in Sociology, will cross the stage at Penn State Schuylkill's commencement ceremony on May 4 and walk straight into her new role as a graduate student at the top criminal justice grad school in the nation.
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Jonathan Kukta

Housing and food services director appointed to national board

Jonathan Kukta, instructor of business administration and director of Housing and Food Services for Penn State Schuylkill and Penn State Berks, has been appointed to serve a three-year term as a member of the National Association of College Auxiliary Services Board of Directors for the East Region as membership coordinator.
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Penn State police to serve free refreshments to employees this summer

Penn State police officers across Pennsylvania will host events for Penn State employees this summer featuring a variety of refreshments, from free coffee to pizza to ice cream and more.
Rod Heisey stands in Penn State Schuylkill's greenhouse, surrounded by colorful flowers and a tree sprouting small oranges.

Rod Heisey retires from teaching and research after 30 years at Schuylkill

Rod Heisey began teaching biology at Penn State Schuylkill in 1990. This May, he acted as campus marshal in his last commencement ceremony and bid farewell to his final students. After nearly 30 years of service, Heisey has retired. Now, he looks forward to tending his land in Lancaster County and traveling the world.
Schuylkill lecturer Tom Sandridge reviews x-rays with Radiological Sciences students.

Schuylkill lecturer aims to help improve health in developing nations

Tom Sandridge, instructor and program coordinator of radiological sciences at Penn State Schuylkill, has co-authored and edited a textbook in partnership with Doctors Without Borders, addressing basic radiology practices for people of developing nations. “This is my way of giving back to the profession I’ve loved for the past 30 years," he said.
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Network including Center for Science and the Schools joins global STEM ecosystem

A central Pennsylvania collaborative network that includes the Penn State College of Education's Center for Science and the Schools is one of 15 organizations selected to join the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice.
First responders lift and overdose victim into the back of an ambulance

Collaboration brings 'Opioids: The Crisis Next Door' conference to Schuylkill

Penn State Schuylkill, in collaboration with Lehigh Valley Hospital - Schuylkill, will present the 2019 Wellness Conference, titled "Opioids: The Crisis Next Door," on Sept. 21. Glenn Sterner, assistant professor of criminal justice at Penn State Abington, is the event’s keynote speaker.
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Kids College returns!

Kids College at Penn State Schuylkill offers an innovative schedule of programming designed to turn a summer break into a breakout summer.

Big Ten Academic Alliance Department Executive Officer Fellows named for 2019-20

The Big Ten Academic Alliance’s Department Executive Officers Program has gained five additional Fellows from the Penn State ranks. Through the program, participants who have demonstrated exceptional ability through University administrative assignments or other significant positions in public, private or professional organizations, are aided in further developing their leadership and managerial skills.
85 years: realizing our land-grant mission from 1934-2019

U.S. District Judge John E. Jones speaks at Schuylkill scholarship dinner

On Thursday, May 16, Penn State Schuylkill hosted a student scholarship fundraising dinner at the Schuylkill Country Club as part of the campus’ 85th anniversary commemoration. The Honorable John E. Jones served as keynote speaker.

Libraries' Research Awards recognize 105 students across 19 campuses

Penn State University Libraries awarded its Undergraduate Research Award: Excellence in Information Literacy to students at nearly all undergraduate Penn State campuses in April, honoring 97 undergraduate students as well as eight graduate students participating in their respective campus-wide research exhibition events.