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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. 

Students process at the 2018 Spring Commencement Ceremony at Penn State Schuylkill

2018 Spring Commencement Processional

Students process at the 2018 Spring Commencement Ceremony at Penn State Schuylkill

2018 Spring Commencement Processional at Penn State Schuylkill

2018 Spring Commencement Processional at Penn State Schuylkill

We celebrated our fall 2017 and spring and summer 2018 graduates at this year's spring commencement ceremony. Students Matthew Williams, associate in arts in Letters, Arts, and Sciences, and Kaitlin Alemany, bachelor of science in Biology, delivered inspirational speeches alongside keynote speaker John Hart, Saint Clair native and former senior vice president of the Lehigh Valley Health Network. Check out more commencement images by clicking here!

Commencement 2018, May 5, 10:30 a.m.

Commencement 2018

Students celebrate their college graduation at Penn State Schuylkill's 2017 Commencement ceremony.

Quentin Moyer in chemistry lab

From Penn State Schuylkill to Harvard Medical School

Quentin Moyer, a senior at Penn State Schuylkill, has been accepted to Harvard Medical School for his graduate studies.
Quentin Moyer

Quentin Moyer

Quentin Moyer sifts through his chemistry notes.

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.

students smile for camera

Unizin Engage pilot helps students with textbook affordability

Several campuses across Penn State have participated in a pilot that tackles the age-old problem of how to make textbooks more affordable and also helps students become more successful in the classroom. During the past fall and current spring semesters, faculty at the Penn State Worthington Scranton, Schuylkill and Mont Alto campuses have utilized the e-text platform called Unizin Engage, and it has the potential to transform the future of affordable content at Penn State.
Kyanna, Brenna, Dr. Valerie Schrader, Christina and Baylee examine their submissions.

Kyanna, Brenna, Dr. Valerie Schrader, Christina and Baylee examine their submissions.

Kyanna, Brenna, Dr. Valerie Schrader, Christina and Baylee examine their submissions.

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