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Northeastern Pennsylvania Penn State alumni societies, chapters honor veterans

The 2018 Penn State Day at Knoebels Amusement Park featured the Nittany Lion, fun and a generous community spirit. This year the day took on a giving component, as participants were encouraged to help the northeastern Pennsylvania Penn State alumni societies and chapters honor the region’s veterans.
Penn State Schuylkill students Marla, Ian, and Alyssa build a wall in their Portugal Habitat for Humanity build site.

An uplifting trip: Habitat for Humanity Portugal

Nine Penn State students from three different campuses — Schuylkill, University Park and Harrisburg — were charged with helping to build the exterior walls for a home of three in the city of Amarante in the northern Portuguese district of Porto, where they discovered, “Te deixas sempre um pouco de ti e lleas also contigo” — "You always leave a bit of you and always take something with you." The students traveled to Portugal as part of a Habitat for Humanity International Global Village Trip to Amarante, Portugal, May 5-14, thanks to a grant from Penn State's Student Engagement Network.
Penn State Schuylkill joins the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Conference effective July 1, 2018.

Penn State Schuylkill joins National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

Penn State Schuylkill was among eight institutions approved for association membership by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. Schuylkill's membership will go into effect July 1, 2018.
Schuylkill students show off the intersection between virtual reality and physics.

Penn State Schuylkill hosts regional conference for physics teachers

The American Association of Physics Teachers Central Pennsylvania Section held their 66th annual spring 2018 workshop at Penn State Schuylkill. And, no, you didn’t have to be a clone of Sheldon Cooper—a Ph.D. and Sc.D. degree-level scientist—from the TV series “Big Bang Theory” to comprehend the subject matter or engage in the learning process.
Cory Scherer

Penn State Schuylkill names new interim director of academic affairs

Cory Scherer, assistant director of academic affairs, program coordinator for psychology, and associate professor of psychology at Penn State Schuylkill, has been named interim director of academic affairs at the Schuylkill campus, effective July 1. Scherer has been serving as assistant director of academic affairs since his appointment to the position in July 2017.
Students on state during All That We Are event

'All That We Are' video explores connections across Penn State communities

Stand for State, Penn State’s bystander intervention initiative, recently asked students, faculty and staff at all Penn State campuses to explore what connects us as part of an interactive event called “All That We Are.”
Penn State Schuylkill LionLaunch Business Plan Competition winners

Schuylkill's LionLaunch Business Plan Competition a near pitch-perfect event

Penn State Schuylkill recently hosted its second LionLaunch Business Plan Competition, an event that allows Schuylkill County entrepreneurs to request and earn up to $5,000 in startup or expansion funding.