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Schuylkill Benefitting THON students reveal their total raised to battle pediatric cancer from 2017-18.

Dancing for the kids at Schuylkill: smiles, big hearts and lots of love

Penn State has wrapped up the 2017-18 fundraising window for THON, the world's largest student-run philanthropy that battles pediatric cancer, and Schuylkill takes a closer look at "Why we dance."

Feb. 12 Newsweek

Newscasters Kylee and Jake share student events for the week of February 12.

Schuylkill News Week of Jan. 15

Learn about what's happening on campus for the week of January 15 in our very first video episode of Schuylkill News!

Stand for State All That We Are

Penn State community event invites participants to explore 'All That WE ARE'

Stand for State will host an event, “All That WE ARE,” at Penn State campuses between Jan. 15 and 30. Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate.
Cathy Fiorillo instructs students

All the World’s A Stage—And It Just Got Bigger

The energetic and effervescent Cathy Fiorillo, assistant professor of theatre at Penn State Schuylkill, coordinates an annual trip to New York City where her students have the opportunity to see a Broadway play. On a rainy, crisp Sunday morning in late October, they took off by bus to see “A Bronx Tale.”

Students plant flags

Military Appreciation Week Schuylkill campus

Student volunteers at Penn State Schuylkill, including members of the basketball team, plant flags along the campus mall on Nov. 6 as part of Military Appreciation Week, despite the wet conditions.

Return to the Pride Homecoming 2017

Return to the Pride Homecoming 2017

Penn State Schuylkill welcomes all alumni and friends for their 2017 Homecoming event.

group of Penn State Schuylkill graduates sing National Anthem


Congratulations Class of 2017!

Penn State Commencement, Agricultural Sciences, Dec. 2016

Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement events and speakers

This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.