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Collage of student athletes for Open House event

Are you a high school athlete who wants to stay in the game during your college experience? Join us on Saturday, December 7, for our Athletics Open House. Get a tour of campus and our athletic facilities and learn what it's like to be a student-athlete at Penn State Schuylkill. 

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A student takes a selfie with the lion mascot with text reading "LIVE LIKE A LION WITH US THIS FALL!"

The best way to be a lion is to live like one! Our Live Like a Lion events are great for students who want to experience what college life is all about. Join us on Friday, November 15, and find out for yourself!

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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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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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Darryl P. Gordon and William Terrill

Penn State Schuylkill honors 2019 Outstanding Alumni

This year’s Outstanding Alumni distinctions went to William Terrill, class of 1992, and Darryl P. Gordon, class of 1993. Terrill and Gordon are impressive examples of distinguished alumni and authentic embodiments of Penn State’s land-grant mission in action.
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Schuylkill among first 30 institutions named a 'Guard Friendly School'

Penn State Schuylkill has been named a PNGAS Guard-Friendly School by the Pennsylvania National Guard Associations (PNGAS). The campus is one of just 30 institutions to receive this inaugural designation during the 2019 PNGAS Awards Celebration on Nov. 8.
A group of students pose with photo booth props, including superhero garb and pink breast cancer awareness cutouts

Schuylkill hosts 'Week of Hope,' raises awareness and funds for breast cancer

In mid-October, Penn State Schuylkill hosted its Week of Hope, a series of fundraising and awareness events to combat breast cancer and raise funding for the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition, which displayed its powerful "67 Women, 67 Counties: Facing Breast Cancer in Pennsylvania" traveling photo exhibit at Schuylkill from October 8 through 21.
Michael Gallis stands in front of a white board with fractions written on it as he points to a projection screen showing the physics of an amusement park's pirate ship ride.

Schuylkill professor and team aim to revolutionize physics education

Michael Gallis, associate professor of physics, has been working as part of a global team of 18 individuals on the Open Source Physics Project, which aims to provide high-quality, computer-based curricular resources to engage students in physics, computation and computer modeling. The team’s work has earned them the 2020 Excellence in Physics Education award from the American Physical Society.
Dr. Glenn Sterner stands on stage as he delivers a speech. There is a slide behind him reviewing drug overdose deaths in the U.S. from 1999-2017

Opioid conference improves understanding, links community to addiction resources

Penn State Schuylkill and Lehigh Valley Hospital – Schuylkill partnered to present a free conference on the opioid crisis, connecting community members to the facts about the epidemic and resources to help fight the disease of addiction.
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Schuylkill’s Lady Lions taking charge of the fall season

The 2019 fall sports season is well underway, and the Penn State Schuylkill's Women's Athletics program has produced some standout sports performances.
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Schuylkill nursing professor researches impact of opioid addiction on families

Marianne Adam, associate teaching professor in the College of Nursing at Penn State Schuylkill, is researching the impact of opioid addiction on families with a project titled "Families Forging a Path to Treatment for Opioid Addiction." The project’s main focus is to better understand the perspectives of the affected individual’s family.
Roger L. Williams, D.Ed.

Penn State Schuylkill launches 85th anniversary celebration

Penn State Schuylkill commemorates 85 years of realizing its land-grant mission with a kickoff event featuring a carnival on the Mall Walk, blue and white cupcakes, and a special presentation by Roger L. Williams, former executive director of the Penn State Alumni Association.
Jazz Ensemble

Alumni to offer 'A Night of Penn State Jazz' on Oct. 15

Penn State alumni representing four northeast regional campuses — Hazleton, Schuylkill, Scranton and Wilkes-Barre — will offer “A Night of Penn State Jazz” on Oct. 15 at the historic Ritz Theater in Scranton. Doors will open at 6 pm. The concert, featuring Penn State’s Centre Dimensions jazz ensemble, will begin at 7 p.m.