Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas P. Jones has shared a message updating the University community on steps being taken to monitor the evolving worldwide coronavirus outbreak and prepare for the safety and well-being of students, faculty, staff and visitors.
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.
Penn State Schuylkill, in collaboration with Lehigh Valley Hospital - Schuylkill, will present the 2019 Wellness Conference, titled "Opioids: The Crisis Next Door," on Sept. 21. Glenn Sterner, assistant professor of criminal justice at Penn State Abington, is the event’s keynote speaker.
Penn State Schuylkill, in partnership with Penn State LionPulse, has made significant strides in improving health and wellness efforts aimed at students, staff and faculty. LionPulse is an initiative to enhance wellness within the Penn State community, funded through a University seed grant that supports the Penn State Strategic Plan.
Penn State Schuylkill’s Theatre 282 students and Nittany Players will present “You Matter,” an original production about suicide prevention, at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10. The production is made possible through collaboration with Schuylkill Women in Crisis.
Penn State’s new LionPulse program identifies “Health Champions” at participating Penn State campuses, who will employ unique methods to help students, faculty and staff make positive lifelong changes to their health with assistance from grant funds made available by the Penn State strategic plan.