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 April 8, 2010.

Semester’s end is near, but Penn State still has a lot to offer

Schuylkill Haven, PA (Penn State) April 8, 2010 – Although summer break is just around the corner for the students at Penn State Schuylkill, there is still plenty of time for the community to enjoy a variety of events on campus.

Cultural Events Series – On Tuesday, April 20, Abzahrah, a Middle Eastern Belly Dance Company, featuring Amala Gameela will be present “Egyptian Folkloric Dance” in the Morgan Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. “The company’s dazzling performances exhibit modern, traditional, and folkloric Middle Eastern music and dance with flowing veils, rhythmic finger cymbals, shimmering canes, and sparkling candles.” If you would like to be added to PSU Schuylkill’s Cultural Events mailing list, contact Jeff Fazio, assistant director of student affairs, at 570-385-6246 or

Midday Music Series – Today, Thursday, April 8, Megan Slankard will be performing at noon in the Hidden Stream Café. Megan, who appeared on the TV show “What Not to Wear” will be playing her acoustic music along with Jeff Campbell. You can preview her music at The Midday Music events are free and open to the public.

Religious & Philosophical Forum (RAPF) Lecture Series – This year’s tremendous snowfall caused many delays, including one of PSU Schuylkill’s lecture series. On Friday, April 9, Dr Ravi Rustagi, Instructor of Engineering, will be presenting "The Hindu Community" at noon in the R. Michael Fryer Conference Center in the Classroom Building. On April 23, Arnold Delin, president of Oheb Zedeck Synagogue, will be presenting “The Jewish Community.”

Special Event Baby: The Nittany Players, Penn State Schuylkill’s theater group, will be offering four performances of the play Baby in the Morgan Auditorium. There will be shows in the evening, at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 15; Friday, April 16 and Saturday, April 17. There will be a 2:00 p.m. matinee on Sunday, April 18. Tickets will be on sale the days of the shows in the lobby of the Student Center from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm or by calling 570-385-6049. Ticket prices are: General Admission - $10.00, Senior citizens and Students - $ 8.00.

Special Event – Stand Against Racism: Penn State Schuylkill is a registered “Stand Against Racism” site. On April 30, in conjunction with YWCA and many other locals schools, Penn State will be hosting a stand at noon. The stand will take place on the Mall Walk through the center of campus from 12:00–12:15 p.m.  Everyone will stand for a moment of silence and solidarity against racism. Please come out and support this important event.

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