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Michael Gallis assists middle schoolers who are trying on VR headsets.

New course gives students the power to create VR worlds

A new class at being offered this fall at Penn State Lehigh Valley and Penn State Schuylkill is a video gamer's dream — or just the perfect thing if you have ever wanted to design your own virtual realm.
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History features a virus close-up (on the microscopic level!) for their "Outbreak" exhibit.

Penn State Schuylkill to host new Smithsonian exhibit, 'Outbreak'

Penn State Schuylkill will host the new Smithsonian Exhibit, “Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World,” for a three-month period beginning Oct. 1. The Smithsonian’s exhibit exploring the origins of zoonotic disease and humans’ role in spreading animal-borne viruses will be available for a three-year period.

Cooper named station commander at Penn State Schuylkill

Sgt. Ken Cooper has been named station commander of University Police at Penn State Schuylkill.
Former Penn State Schuylkill physics professor Dr. Michael Cardamone and his wife, Barbara, pose by Penn State Schuylkill's lion shrine.

Retired physics professor and wife create scholarship at Penn State Schuylkill

Michael Cardamone, former physics professor at Penn State Schuylkill, and his wife, Barbara, both Penn State alumni, have established the Dr. Michael and Barbara Cardamone Renaissance Scholarship, which will benefit high-achieving students with the greatest financial need.

Penn State Commonwealth Campuses partner with Nike, BSN Sports

Intercollegiate athletics programs at Penn State’s 19 Commonwealth Campuses have entered into a four-year partnership with Nike through BSN Sports for sports apparel and equipment.
During a research poster session at a Physics Conference, Kelsey Shaffer demonstrates a lightning fractal effect in 3D by using a smartphone.

Future engineer certain to rock the world and transform lives

Kelsey Shaffer is an ambitious undergraduate student who serves in the Army National Guard. A mechanical and nuclear engineering double-major and president of Penn State Schuylkill's Engineering Club, her penchant for service and problem-solving extend from her country to the classroom.
Photo of the front of Old Main at University Park

Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2018

The following is a list of fixed-term faculty promotions at Penn State, effective July 1.
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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.