As a member of Bugles Across America, Andrew Ungarino, right, volunteers to play taps at veterans' funerals. In 2013, Ungarino received an award for his solo performance of taps during the annual Veterans Day parade in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Across Penn State’s campuses, students volunteer individually and as organizations to honor and support our nation’s military service members, during Penn State’s Military Appreciation Week and throughout the year.
Penn State is working with Green Dot to offer bystander intervention training to teach people the skills to step in and diffuse potentially problematic situations. As part of that, a student group at Penn State Behrend has been asking students to sign green dots saying what they would do.
With a four-day session scheduled for November, the University is continuing to implement bystander intervention instructor certification training as part of its efforts to combat sexual misconduct and create safe campus environments.
When Charles Patrick assumed the role of chancellor and chief academic officer of Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus last year, he made students the top priority. “We’re all about student success,” became his mantra.