Yellow rays of hope
– Photos by Juvy A. Orillaza and Tim Wegman, student photographers;
Tom Wilson, writer/editor-PCToday;
and Kimberlee R. Rusczyk, manager of social media/online marketing
Dining Services' yellow-topped cupcakes were, not surprisingly, a hit with basketball fans.
Staffing a resource table – and greeting the gymnasium crowd on Game Night – are student leaders Joey M. Morrin (center) and Zarek L. Price.
Messages of optimism and faith, written by fans and posted to the event's whiteboard
Yellow was the dominant color, on and off the court.
... and a vital mental-health lifeline.
The Wildcat cheers from the sidelines at Wednesday's doubleheader, sharing team spirit ...
Fans rise for a halftime T-shirt toss, hoping to add some swag to their wardrobe.
Dancers perform at center court during a game break.
An overwhelming turnout of construction management students, clad in yellow safety vests, emerges from the "Destruction Zone" bleachers for a photo with their feline friend.
Sporting their support of a crucial cause, members of the Physician Assistant Club gather with the Wildcat.
Ben Sosa, whose 15 points led the Wildcats' offense, shows his defensive prowess down-court.
Jesse White, who had 6 points on the night, sends a shot aloft during second-half action.
Free shirts for students were accompanied by a convenient schedule of the week's relevant activities.
T-shirts, appropriately colored and bearing the #pcthope hashtag, await shoppers in The College Store.
Resource tables at multiple locales, including this one in the Bush Campus Center, offer information and giveaways.
Yellow ribbons adorn trees along College Avenue ...
Community Peer Educator Ethan M. McKenzie, of Muncy, vividly leads by example.
The guest speaker's evening presentation amplified for students information that was shared in an afternoon session for faculty and staff.
Batsirai Bvunzawabaya, associate director of outreach and prevention services at the University of Pennsylvania, talks Tuesday about the stereotypes encountered by students of color – and the impact they can have on emotional well-being.
Joined by Sammie L. Davis (left), coordinator of diversity and student engagement, "Batsi" engages the audience.
Golden uplighting adds to the attractiveness of the M&T Bank Gate at the entrance to UPMC Field.
... that take on an enhanced glow as evening falls.
The campus's landmark red, white and blue takes on an accent color for the week's observance.
In addition to honoring the week's theme, yellow lighting magnifies the natural beauty of Penn College's main campus.
The women's softball team does its part to raise awareness. (Photo provided)
Dance Team members show off the routines they've practiced and polished.
Putting the "yell" in "yellow"
Cheerleaders and their beloved mascot add the week's signature hue to their customary team colors.
Encouraging words top the spirit table.
Ja'Quela Dyer (24) contributed 13 points, along with a team-high nine rebounds and four assists, during the night's second contest.
Lydia Albert launches a free-throw attempt.
The Penn College cheerleaders (plus one) take to the air.