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
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
company’s dazzling performances exhibit modern, traditional,
and folkloric Middle Eastern music and dance with flowing
veils, rhythmic finger cymbals, shimmering canes, and
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 email@example.com.
– 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 www.meganslankard.com. 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,
Dr Ravi Rustagi, Instructor of Engineering, will be
presenting "The Hindu Community"
at noon in the
Michael Fryer Conference Center in the Classroom Building.
On April 23, Arnold Delin, president of Oheb Zedeck
Synagogue, will be presenting “The Jewish Community.”
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.
– Stand Against Racism:
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.
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.
Fazio, Assistant Director of Student affairs
Penn State Schuylkill