Cleaning up

Not your typical college spring break trip...

Students from Penn State Worthington Scranton joined over 100 more from five other Penn State campuses and spent their spring break on Texas’ Gulf Coast, helping to clean up communities still struggling through the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
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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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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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Penn State introduces early action option for Fall 2019 applicants

This summer marks the first year for Penn State’s early action as an option for Penn State applicants for summer/fall 2019. Penn State’s applications open Aug. 1, giving prospective students more time to begin, and complete, their applications. Those who complete the application by Nov. 1 will be considered early-action applicants and receive an admissions decision by Dec. 24 and receive notice of their student aid package in mid-February, giving them more time to sort out their financial position.
The Magnottas

New scholarship benefits students in STEM programs

Albert J. and Dorothy Lois Magnotta Jr., Moscow, have established a new scholarship at Penn State Scranton benefitting students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs.
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Jo Ann Durdan is the campus August Employee of the Month

Jo Ann Durdan, a staff assistant in the campus' Center for Business Development and Community Outreach, is the August Employee of the Month at Penn State Scranton.
Renee Bishop-Pierce

Biology faculty member to serve as guest editor for international journal

Renee Bishop-Pierce, associate professor of biology at Penn State Scranton, has been asked to serve as guest editor of the international journal Frontiers. The special edition is titled “Revealing the Biodiversity for Hidden Marine Coastal Habitats.”
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Students recognized for their efforts over the past year

Over 125 students, staff and faculty attended this year’s Student Recognition Dinner to celebrate the accomplishments of stand-out students and student clubs for their academics, campus involvement and community influence. Various staff members and departments were also recognized and honored.