Student picking up trash from the Yantze River in China

Thinking beyond the classroom

CHANCE traveled with 24 students to China last July to research the pollution of and restoration efforts needed to preserve the water flowing through the Yangtze River watershed.
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Matt Baranoski cycling

A tale of two Olympians

As one athlete competed in his first Olympics, another took his third trip to the Summer Games. But Matt Baranoski and Bobby Lea have more than one thing in common: They were the only two U.S. men to qualify for track cycling events at the games in Rio De Janeiro and they are both former Penn State Lehigh Valley cyclists.
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Woman making Ethiopian coffee

A celebration of culture and community

The International Food and Entrepreneur Series held the fourth dinner at the Lehigh Valley's only Ethiopian restaurant.
Carlo and his emmy

Penn State Lehigh Valley student wins Emmy Award

Penn State Lehigh Valley student Carlo Acerra won an Emmy Award for his editing work.
Thomas John Shillea, View Camera 1977-2016

Gallery Exhibit: Thomas John Shillea, View Camera 1977-2016

The Ronald K. De Long Gallery at Penn State Lehigh Valley will present “Thomas John Shillea, View Camera 1977-2016” from Oct. 24 to Dec. 9. An artist reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 27 at Penn State Lehigh Valley, and a gallery talk by the artist will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 14. Both the events and the exhibit are free and open to the public.
Liz Kleintop speaking to students

‘We are all humans’

Liz K. Kleintop, economics and business professor at Moravian College, visited Penn State Lehigh Valley on Oct. 12 to speak to students, faculty and staff during National Coming Out Week. Her 60-minute presentation offered those in the campus community insight, facts and personal experience as someone belonging to the LGBT community.
Group during pep rally

Cheering on the blue and white at Penn State Lehigh Valley

Penn State Lehigh Valley students, faculty and staff gathered in Centre Hall on Oct. 13 to show their school spirit and cheer on the campus’ athletic teams during the first-ever pep rally.
we are!

Sending a 'We Are' to these Penn Staters

This week, we recognize six people who go above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University. We're sending a "We Are!" to Penn Staters with Penn State Law, the College of the Liberal Arts, Penn State World Campus, the College of Agricultural Sciences, the Bursar's Office and Penn State Lehigh Valley.
Group of students attending an event

Penn State Lehigh Valley comes together in support of ‘All In’

“All In: A Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion” launched on Oct. 6. The goal is to bring students, faculty and staff together to show their commitment to cultivating a diverse and inclusive environment.
Javier Avila presenting to group

‘Even though we’re all the same, we’re all different’

Penn State Lehigh Valley celebrated National Latino Heritage Month with Javier Avila.