Kutztown SAAC Holds Fifth Annual Main Street Cleanup on Homecoming Weekend

10/30/2017 | Student-Athlete Advisory Committee KUTZTOWN | The Kutztown University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) trekked through the rain Sundaymorning to give back to its community. SAAC held its Main Street Cleanup for the fifth-straight year, cleaning the streets of downtown Kutztown on Homecoming weekend. KU’s SAAC has been participating in the Main Street cleanup since 2013, […]

Red Ribbon Week speaker to share personal experience with addiction 

As part of Red Ribbon Week (October 23-31), Governor Mifflin Middle School students will have the opportunity to hear a strong message about addiction from someone who lived through it. Frank Cascino, a recovering addict and founder of The Frontline, will talk with students during an assembly that wraps up a week of activities focused […]

SRBC to Hold Public Hearing on Water Project Applications and Proposed Rulemaking

Written comments accepted through Nov. 13, 2017 The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) will receive public comment at a hearing on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. The subjects covered by the hearing include applications for several water withdrawal and consumptive use projects and a proposed rulemaking, which would amend the Commission’s regulations to codify and strengthen […]

Daniel Scheese of Birdsboro participates in Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine student-led ‘Day of Service’

Daniel Scheese of Birdsboro and other student leaders representing Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine’s (Geisinger Commonwealth) MD Class of 2020 recently organized a multi-site “Day of Service.” On Sept. 18, second-year medical students fanned out across Lackawanna County to clean parks, stock food pantry shelves and help care for youth, elderly and the homeless population […]

Wilkes University Student Pharmacist Alex Ponce Wins Achieving Independence Competition at Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Annual Conference

Wilkes University student pharmacist Alex Ponce of Oley, Pa., 19547 was one of three students on the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy team which won the Achieving Independence Competition at the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Annual Conference on Sept. 23. The team was honored with a $1,000 cash prize for their student organization. The conference was held […]

Kutztown University to Mark National Coming Out Week with Speaker Aneesah Smith

Kutztown University will celebrate National Coming Out Week with social justice educator Aneesah Smith on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. in room 183 of the McFarland Student Union. A workshop for student leaders will follow. The program is free and open to the public. Smith, a recognized speaker and educator within the LGBTQ+ community, will present “Now […]

Reading’s Lucia Ha received a Pharmacy White Coat from University of the Sciences

  Lucia Ha of Reading, a doctor of pharmacy student in Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at University of the Sciences, received a white coat at a ceremony Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. The white coat ceremony is an annual rite of passage for students in their first professional year (third year) of USciences’ six-year pharmacy program and […]

Kutztown University, ChildPromise join forces to support former foster children

Kutztown University and ChildPromise, Inc., Philadelphia, have entered into a four-year agreement to create a Providing Resources and Opportunities to Future Standouts (PROFS) program to assist young adults who age out of the foster care system. PROFS provides college access programs, such as college prep and financial literacy workshops for high school students in the […]

Brittney Ehrlich of Sinking Spring receives white coat at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine ceremony

Brittney Ehrlich of Sinking Spring and other first-year doctors of medicine students received the first symbol of their new profession as Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine held its ninth annual White Coat Ceremony for the Class of 2021 Friday, Aug. 4, in Scranton. At the ceremony, Geisinger Commonwealth’s dean, Steven J. Scheinman, M.D., told the students, “Some doctors succumb […]

Kutztown University LGBTQ and Women’s Center to host gender and sexual minorities conference

The Kutztown University LGBTQ and Women’s Center will be hosting a Gender and Sexual Minorities Conference on Friday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room (218) of the McFarland Student Union. A keynote address will be given by Mara Keisling, a transgender rights activist and founding executive director of the National Center for […]