2014 commencement at Penn State Schuylkill set for May 10

Spring commencement at Penn State Schuylkill will begin at noon May 10 on the campus green. Christian M. M. Brady, dean of the Schreyer Honors College at Penn State, will serve as the spring 2014 commencement speaker. 

Forty-six students completed their degrees this spring at Penn State Schuylkill. Fifty-five students are planning to participate in commencement. This includes students who completed their studies either in fall 2013, spring 2014 or summer 2014. 

Kelly M. Austin, chancellor of Penn State Schuylkill said, “We’re most pleased to have Dean Brady serve as our 2014 commencement speaker during this, the anniversary of our 80th year as a Penn State campus. We’ve recently revitalized the Honors Program at Penn State Schuylkill and his perspective on education will serve as an inspiration for our graduates and the entire Penn State Schuylkill community. The mission of the Schreyer Honors College — to promote academic excellence with integrity, build a global perspective and create opportunities for leadership and civic engagement — parallels our vision for our students as well.”

Throughout its 80-year history, Penn State Schuylkill has remained dedicated to its mission of bringing educational and cultural opportunities to Schuylkill County. Penn State Schuylkill currently offers the first two years of more than 160 bachelor’s degree programs, four associate degrees, five baccalaureate degrees and six minors. More than 30 organizations and six varsity sports are available. Continuing education programs, Kid’s College summer camps, a varied program of cultural events and service learning opportunities bring together student and community needs to continue to integrate the campus into the local community.

For more information on Penn State Schuylkill, contact Mary Sacavage at 570-385-6217 or mus53@psu.edu.

Last Updated May 06, 2014