Penn State Scranton

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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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Melnick receives award from Jones

Melnick recognized by the University for her work advising students

Janet Melnick, Penn State Scranton associate teaching professor of human development and family studies, was recently honored with the 2019 Penn State Excellence in Advising Award. Melnick was one of just two recipients throughout the University system to receive the honor. She was nominated by a student, who said Melnick truly values the time she spends with her 19 advisees.
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Class project benefits corporate communication students from northeast campuses

Corporate communication students from Penn State Scranton and Penn State Hazleton collaborated on a class project that resulted in the first-ever Corporate Communication Day event for the northeast Penn State campuses.
Henry Matute Coello

Campus hires new coordinator of co-curricular programs

In an effort to strengthen its community outreach, Penn State Scranton recently hired Henry Matute Coello as its new coordinator of co-curricular programs. His primary responsibilities include: developing a robust campus internship/mentorship program; increasing student community service initiatives; and engaging in targeted recruiting for the admissions office.
police dog demo at Penn State Scranton

On National Pet Day, Penn State Scranton gets up-close look at service dogs

The Penn State Scranton community recently got a firsthand look at the many talents of service dogs. On April 11, National Pet Day, the campus’ new Lending a Helping Paw Club hosted a police dog demonstration in the campus' Multi-Purpose Building.
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Faculty analyze research habits of students at Penn State Scranton

Penn State faculty members researched Penn State students’ usage of the references that were recommended and analyzed if those references were currently being used throughout their education at Penn State to gain insight on the information-seeking behavior of students.