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Get to know Penn State Schuylkill by visiting campus this fall. Join us on October 5 for the biggest open house of the year: Penn State Day. Or schedule another time that’s most convenient for you. We are Penn State, and you are going to love it here!

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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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Schuylkill Lecturer Increases Quality of Health in Developing Nations

Tom Sandridge, instructor and program coordinator of Radiological Sciences, has co-authored and edited a textbook in partnership with Doctors Without Borders addressing basic radiology practices for people of developing nations.
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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.
Lean Six Sigma Graduates

Penn State Schuykill teams with Pa. National Guard to offer continuing education

Penn State Schuylkill has teamed up with the Pennsylvania National Guard to offer continuing education units to Pennsylvania National Guard members training in an efficiency program methodology known as Lean Six Sigma.
Three people stand in front of a glass storefront with a "LionLaunch Penn State Schuylkill" logo on the glass behind them.

LionLaunch expands business programming to northern Schuylkill County

Entrepreneurs in northern Schuylkill County now have access to Penn State Schuylkill’s LionLaunch business programming in Shenandoah, made possible through a partnership with Downtown Shenandoah Inc.
Coffee cups in three sizes: small, medium and large

Commuter meal plans offer dining options for off-campus students

Penn State students who commute to campus or live in on-campus apartments have a convenient option for grabbing a meal or a snack: the Commuter Meal Plan. The plan, which is charged to the student account, has recently been expanded to three levels and is now offered at additional Penn State locations.
Jeanne Elberfeld, left, sits atop Penn State Schuylkill's lion shrine with her arm draped around Andrea Solinski, right

Penn State Schuylkill to host PA Breast Cancer Coalition traveling photo exhibit

Penn State Schuylkill will host the PA Breast Cancer Coalition's traveling photo exhibit, "67 Women, 67 Counties," from Oct. 8 to 20. The exhibit showcases the faces of breast cancer across the Commonwealth while promoting the importance of screening mammograms for early detection in women.
Nursing student

Penn State Schuylkill launches Bachelor of Science in Nursing program

Prospective college students will have the opportunity to earn a bachelor of science in nursing degree at Penn State Schuylkill through the College of Nursing, starting in fall 2020.
Lorraine Goff standing next to Valerie Henne-Hallman, holding her award.

Henne-Hallman receives Ray T. Fortunato Award for Excellence in Human Resources

Valerie Henne-Hallman, human resources strategic partner for Penn State Berks, Penn State Lehigh Valley and Penn State Schuylkill, is the recipient of the 2019 Ray T. Fortunato Award for Excellence in Human Resources for her contributions to human resources at Penn State.
Jonathan Kukta

Housing and food services director appointed to regional board

Jonathan Kukta, instructor in 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 board of directors of the National Association of College Auxiliary Services 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.