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group of students and professors in Cuba forest

CHANCE Cuba Field Program

Participants in the CHANCE Cuba field program were required to carry out pre-trip, online assignments before venturing into the field to learn from local government experts, university faculty and National Park biologists about ongoing Cuban conservation efforts and environmental policies as they explored the biodiversity of the rainforests of Sierra del Rosario; wetlands, mangroves, forests and coral reefs of Guanahacabibes Peninsula; and farmlands of Viñales. Here the group is in Guanahacabibes National Park. 

'The War is Still With Us'

Community Gallery to feature PBS39's 'The War is Still With Us'

New exhibition featuring images of the Vietnam War to run Oct. 2 to 28 at Penn State Lehigh Valley.
Students and professor on boat in Cuba


During most recent field course of CHANCE, students and teachers focused on conservation and the sustainability of select ecosystems in western Cuba.  A conservation-based, service-learning project on nesting sea turtles was also performed in conjunction with biologists from Guanahacabibes National Park as part of their Research, Monitoring and Management Program.

photo of mural

'The War is Still With Us' exhibit

"The War is Still With Us" exhibit will feature approximately 30 images of the Vietnam War submitted from the local community. 

group from PSU-LV pose with keynote speaker

PSU-LV faculty, staff and students at LVAC Whose Business is the Arts event

PSU-LV faculty and staff attended Whose Business is the Arts? A Public Forum on the Economy, the Arts and the Community hosted by the Lehigh Valley Arts Council on Sept. 8. PSU-LV Arts Administration students served as scribes for the table discussions to capture the highlights of the discussion points of those around the table.From Left to Right: Kyle McCoach, arts administration senior; Elise Schaffer, arts administration junior; Ann Lalik, gallery director and arts coordinator at PSU-LV; Keynote speaker  Dean Rodenbough, vice president of external affairs at Hallmark Cards; Liz Flaherty, honors program coordinator and coordinator of arts administration at PSU-LV; Liz Keptner, director of the Multimedia Innovation Center at PSU-LV; Ron De Long, instructor in fine art at PSU-LV; Corianne Thompson, faculty affairs coordinator and ceramics instructor at PSU-LV

Women reading an assignment together

Lehigh Valley Writing Project to host first-ever Mini-Best Practices

Teachers are invited to kick off the school year with a "bite-sized" Mini-Best Practices on Oct. 12.
Two students staffing the Lion Ambassadors table

Students showcase campus clubs and organizations at Involvement Fair

Campus clubs and organizations were on display at the Involvement Fair on Aug. 30.
Two students staffing the Lion Ambassadors table

PSU-LV Involvement fair Lion Ambassadors

Penn State Lehigh Valley sophomores Joselyne Mera and Maitri Patel recruited new members into the Lion Ambassadors club at the Involvement Fair.

students outside behind their table at fair

PSU-LV Involvement fair

Students from the Corporate Communication Society club at their Involvement Fair table on Aug. 30.

Women reading an assignment together

PSU-LV Mini-Best Practices

Teachers are invited to kick off the school year with a "bite-sized" Mini-Best Practices on Oct. 12 at the Lehigh Valley Campus.