Diversity

Penn State Lehigh Valley promotes acceptance with Pride Month 2020

Due to the cancellation of in-person activities for the remainder of the spring semester, Penn State Lehigh Valley’s Student Affairs team will be celebrating this year’s Pride Month with students through online workshops, a weekly newsletter and informative posts to the Penn State Lehigh Valley Student Affairs’ Instagram account.

Take the Penn State Community Survey beginning Feb. 3

On Feb. 3, all students, faculty and staff members at every Penn State campus location will receive an email to take the Penn State Community Survey to share their attitudes and experiences of community, diversity and inclusion at Penn State. Every 100 survey takers will have a chance to win an Amazon or Starbucks gift card.

First-generation student celebrates success as IST student marshal

Since Joselyne Mera Vargas moved to the United States from Ecuador when she was 9 years old, she has developed valuable leadership and communication skills, discovered a passion for data science, and completed a summer internship at Harvard University. To celebrate all that Vargas has achieved during her time at Penn State, she has been selected as the College of Information Science and Technology’s student marshal for the fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 21.