Penn State alumni representing four northeast regional campuses ? Hazleton, Schuylkill, Scranton and Wilkes-Barre ? will offer ?A Night of Penn State Jazz? on Oct. 15 at the historic Ritz Theater in Scranton. Doors will open at 6 pm. The concert, featuring Penn State?s Centre Dimensions jazz ensemble, will begin at 7 p.m.
Penn State Schuylkill has teamed up with the Pennsylvania National Guard to offer continuing education units to Pennsylvania National Guard members training in an efficiency program methodology known as Lean Six Sigma.
Penn State students who commute to campus or live in on-campus apartments have a convenient option for grabbing a meal or a snack: the Commuter Meal Plan. The plan, which is charged to the student account, has recently been expanded to three levels and is now offered at additional Penn State locations.
Penn State Schuylkill will host the PA Breast Cancer Coalition's traveling photo exhibit, "67 Women, 67 Counties," from Oct. 8 to 20. The exhibit showcases the faces of breast cancer across the Commonwealth while promoting the importance of screening mammograms for early detection in women.
Valerie Henne-Hallman, human resources strategic partner for Penn State Berks, Penn State Lehigh Valley and Penn State Schuylkill, is the recipient of the 2019 Ray T. Fortunato Award for Excellence in Human Resources for her contributions to human resources at Penn State.
Jonathan Kukta, instructor in business administration and director of Housing and Food Services for Penn State Schuylkill and Penn State Berks, has been appointed to serve a three-year term as a member of the board of directors of the National Association of College Auxiliary Services for the East Region as membership coordinator.
Rod Heisey began teaching biology at Penn State Schuylkill in 1990. This May, he acted as campus marshal in his last commencement ceremony and bid farewell to his final students. After nearly 30 years of service, Heisey has retired. Now, he looks forward to tending his land in Lancaster County and traveling the world.
Tom Sandridge, instructor and program coordinator of radiological sciences at Penn State Schuylkill, has co-authored and edited a textbook in partnership with Doctors Without Borders, addressing basic radiology practices for people of developing nations. ?This is my way of giving back to the profession I?ve loved for the past 30 years," he said.
A central Pennsylvania collaborative network that includes the Penn State College of Education's Center for Science and the Schools is one of 15 organizations selected to join the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice.
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.
The Big Ten Academic Alliance?s Department Executive Officers Program has gained five additional Fellows from the Penn State ranks. Through the program, participants who have demonstrated exceptional ability through University administrative assignments or other significant positions in public, private or professional organizations, are aided in further developing their leadership and managerial skills.