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Kelsey Shaffer accepts an award at Penn State Schuylkill's Honors Day in spring 2018

Future Engineer Certain to Rock the World and Transform Lives

Penn State Schuylkill Engineering Student Participates in the 2+2 Degree Plan
Marla, Ian, and Alyssa at Habitat for Humanity Portugal build site

An Uplifting Trip: Habitat for Humanity Portugal

“Te deixas sempre um pouco de ti e lleas also contigo”—You always leave a bit of you and always take something with you. Nine Penn State students from three different campuses—Schuylkill, University Park and Harrisburg—will always recall this Portuguese-inspired thought as shared with them by Florbela Ferreira.

Honors students and program coordinators stand in the Blackfriar's Playhouse.

The Sound and the Fury—Out, Out, Brief Candle!—Double, Double Toil and Trouble

Schuylkill Honors Program students recently traveled to the American Shakespeare Center’s Blackfriars Playhouse, the most authentic Shakespeare performance venue in the nation, in Staunton, Virginia.
Students process at the 2018 Spring Commencement Ceremony at Penn State Schuylkill

Penn State Schuylkill Graduates Cross the Stage Ready for New Life Chapter

Penn State Schuylkill’s 73rd Commencement Ceremony took place Saturday, May 5, 2018, on a strikingly beautiful sunny morning outdoors on the campus green. 

Penn State Schuylkill joins the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Conference effective July 1, 2018.

NAIA is Game Changer for Penn State Schuylkill

Penn State Schuylkill was among eight institutions approved for association membership by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), effective July 1, 2018.
Dr. Song crunches numbers

Big data, big research and a big heart combine to make a big impact

Dr. Juyoung Song, assistant professor of administration of justice, is impacting her field in a big way.
2018 Business Plan Competition Winners

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

SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, Pa. — Watching the LionLaunch Business Plan Competition can have quite an effect on an audience. On March 15, sights, scents and sounds combined to deliver a bevy of sensory signals that could send you racing to the nearest store seeking a mouth-watering pint of ice cream; designing a sign that can be fashioned in steel, aluminum, copper or wood; or scavenging for a household item that can be transformed into a melodious drum.

Quentin Moyer

From Penn State Schuylkill to Harvard Medical School

Quentin Moyer waited for the email as many of us do—expecting the worst but hoping for the best when anticipating a message of importance. When he saw the headline “Harvard Medical School” pop up on his smart phone inbox, he paused nervously before opening it. Then, it sunk in: it was a communication of acceptance and not rejection.

His pathway to medical school did not follow a straight line but rather a circuitous one.