Jeffrey M. Fazio, M.Ed. 




Publications: The Call Newspaper

This article was written for The Call weekly newspaper in southern Schuylkill County. This article was published October 29, 2009.

Community invited to enjoy:

Steel drums, acoustic guitars at
PSU Schuylkill
in November


A wide variety of events happen at Penn State Schuylkill throughout the year. County residents are invited and encouraged to visit the campus to enjoy these opportunities. Each month, the events that are open to the public will be highlighted here. All events are free unless a fee is specified.

Schuylkill Haven, PA (Penn State) October 29, 2009 – The month of November features two very different musical experiences at Penn State Schuylkill. Details are listed below. The Schuylkill Campus of Penn State offers a wide variety of performances throughout the year and Schuylkill County residents are invited to these events.

Cultural Events Series – Penn State Schuylkill’s Cultural Event Series hosts Ewabo Caribbean Steel Orchestra on Wednesday, November 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the Morgan Auditorium. Ewabo originates from the Virgin Islands and their emphasis is on the steel drum otherwise known as “pan.” Please join the campus for a wonderful night of unique music.

Midday Music Series – The Midday Music series showcases the music of Doug Wood on November 12 at noon in the Hidden Stream Café. Wood’s music has an acoustic, new age sound. His instrumental songs feature acoustic guitar mixed with cool, looping and percussion elements. His music can be previewed at

Religious & Philosophical Forum (RAPF) Lecture Series – On November 20, Penn State’s RAPF will host the third lecture of the 2009-2010 Lecture Series. The event starts at noon in the R. Michael Fryer Conference Center in the Classroom Building. Dr. Donald C. Lindenmuth, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, will be addressing the topic "Philosophical Reflections on Community."

Special Event – PSU Schuylkill’s Inter-Faith Group invites the community to a student-planned worship service on Nov. 1 in the Morgan Auditorium at 3 p.m. Contemporary worship will be led by a team of Penn State students. Pastor Keon Gerow from the Catalyst for Change Church in Philadelphia will be guest speaking. The purpose of the service is to bring together Penn State students and community members from all ethnic backgrounds, all Christian affiliations and all religious traditions to worship God.

Athletic Competitions – Penn State Schuylkill’s men’s and women’s basketball teams play their first home games of the season on Thursday, November 19. Game time is 6:00 p.m. and they will be competing against Northampton Community College. Admission is $4 or free with any student I.D.

Penn State is a valuable part of the Schuylkill community. As such, County residents are welcome to join the campus for many exciting events taking place this year. There is a beautiful University campus right here in Schuylkill County waiting for you to visit and explore your own “Diversity within Community.”

Penn State Schuylkill:

Penn State encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Jeff Fazio, Assistant Director of Student Affairs, 570-385-6246 in advance of your participation or visit. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.


Jeff Fazio, Assistant Director of Student affairs
Penn State Schuylkill