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Penn State Schuylkill Co-Op is an elective four-year undergraduate experience that combines classroom learning with real-world workplace experiences, providing students with a unique advantage when they are ready to enter the workforce.

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Earn your degree here or begin one of 275+ majors in our 2+2 degree plan. Apply now for fall 2020!

A list of student-athlete award winners

We are proud to announce that 15 of our student-athletes have earned select recognition by the athletic conference governing bodies for their athletic and academic achievements and exemplary personal conduct.

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Penn State Schuylkill LionLaunch is hosting its fourth annual Business Plan Competition on March 12, and it's the perfect opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs to pitch their business idea and earn up to $5,000 in startup funds. Applications due by Feb. 21.

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Joesph and Cheryl Gera

Alumnus commits $50,000 for engineering scholarship at Penn State Schuylkill

A loyal Penn Stater through and through, Joe Gera wanted to give back to the place where it all began, and created the Joseph S. Gera Engineering Scholarship at Penn State Schuylkill.

Penn State alumni groups offering Wilkes-Barre/Scranton hockey tickets

The community is invited to join several local Penn State alumni groups for a Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hockey game.
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Penn State Go, the official mobile app of the University is available now

Penn State Go, the official all-in-one mobile app, is available to download in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. Penn State Go delivers single sign-on access to features including Canvas, Penn State email, shuttle bus tracking,  campus maps,  grades, class schedules, tuition bills via LionPATH, LionCash+, library services, Starfish academic advising, and more.
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Schuylkill undergrads present bullying research at national conference

Incidences of bullying are higher among high-school students living in rural areas than in urban areas, according to three Penn State Schuylkill undergraduate students, who also found that bullied students in rural areas are more likely to skip class and school activities than their urban counterparts. They presented their research at the American Society of Criminology’s annual meeting held in San Francisco in November.
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Penn State Schuylkill business plan competition winner opens storefront

Joe Medica, one of Penn State Schuylkill’s first LionLaunch Business Plan Competition seed money winners, has opened a storefront for the business he pitched to a judges’ panel back in 2017. Medica’s business, Athletics in Motion, offers space for sports teams and individuals to hone their skills while engaging in fun competitions. Schuylkill County welcomed Medica’s new storefront in the Fairlane Village Mall at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 18.
Audience watches presentation in Alumni Hall in HUB

Engagement Summit and Expo reveal many avenues to get engaged and be inspired

The Nov. 13 Student Engagement Network Summit drew attendees from a wide number of programs and positions at Penn State.
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Schuylkill professor’s poetry translations connect people across time and space

Charles Cantalupo, distinguished professor of English, African studies and comparative literature at Penn State Schuylkill, has translated a multitude of poems from African languages to English. Recently, his translations have been used to translate African-language poetry into even more languages, amplifying voices that have been censored by colonization and war.
Chancellor Jones explains the new initiative to the luncheon attendees.

Businesses invited to join Penn State Schuylkill Consortium of Co-Op Employers

The Penn State Schuylkill Co-Op is a new initiative that will blend classroom learning with relevant paid work experiences across the full four years of students’ undergraduate studies.
Melissa Ramirez

Melissa Ramirez named USCAA Student-Athlete of the Year, cross-country division

For her athletic efforts, academic excellence and community service, Penn State Schuylkill's Melissa Ramirez has been recognized as Student-Athlete of the Year, women’s cross-country division.