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Penn State Scranton holds 51st Commencement

Penn State Scranton held its 51st commencement on Saturday, May 4, during a ceremony at the Scranton Cultural Center, welcoming 161 new Penn State alumni into the fold. This year marked the first graduating class under the campus’ new name – Penn State Scranton. The campus officially changed its name from Penn State Worthington Scranton on May 1, 2018.
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Campus makes THON history!

On Sunday, as THON 2019 came to a close, Penn State Scranton's dancers and supporters who were at the Bryce Jordan Center, learned that not only had the campus broken last year’s record for the amount of money raised, but that Penn State Scranton was one of the Top Ten Commonwealth Campus THON fundraisers.
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Campus Valentines

For the past 50 years, thousands of students have attended Penn State Scranton to further their education and get their college degrees. In some cases, students who came to Penn State Scranton also met their soulmates.
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Large outdoor sculpture, "The University of Family" at PSWS by artist Oliver LaGrone, has graced a campus hillside for 40 years.

Sculptures have been part of campus history for 40 years

In May, 1976, African American artist Oliver LaGrone, Penn State's Artist-in-Residence at the time, created two sculptures for Penn State Worthington Scranton. Those pieces have been inspiring awe and curiosity for visitors and students alike for the past 40 years. By: Kelly Frey
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Jon Tobin, career services coordinator, meets with a student to discuss opportunities such as mentoring and internships that she can use to start building career experience while still in college.

Career planning not just for college seniors anymore

Career Services at Penn State is not just for graduating seniors. PSWS Career Services Coordinator Jon Tobin now reaches out to students starting in their freshman year, and is even available to help Penn State alumni throughout their post-college careers. By: Shawnna Meyers
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Campus welcomes nine new advisory board members

Penn State Scranton recently welcomed nine new community leaders to its Advisory Board.
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Scranton students present research posters at honors conference in Baltimore

Students Nicholas Kremp, Stephanie Earle and Kaléi Kowalchik presented research posters at the 2019 Northeast Regional Honors Council Conference in Baltimore.
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Scranton nursing program hosts opioid informational session

The campus' nursing program hosted a Lunch and Learn program on northeast Pennsylvania’s opioid epidemic. Representatives from the Wright Center for Community Health discussed how opiates have been used to treat pain, and the devastating neurological and physiological effects opioid addiction has on the body, as well as treatment options.
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Scranton's spring concert draws a crowd of more than 600

More than 600 people were in attendance when Penn State Scranton’s Chorale, Roc[k]tet and Campus Jazz Band took the stage last month for the campus’ annual Spring Concert.
Dr. Wafa with Childrens Advocacy Center award

Penn State Scranton chancellor, campus honored for child advocacy efforts

At its recent Cocktails by Moonlight fundraiser, the Children’s Advocacy Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania presented Penn State Scranton Chancellor Marwan Wafa and several other community leaders with awards for distinction as child advocates.