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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James Franklin to headline this year's Penn State Night annual dinner

The Greater Scranton Penn State Chapter's 2018 “Penn State Night” dinner on Wednesday, May 23, will feature Nittany Lions Head Football Coach James Franklin.
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Fred Aebli 2018 Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching

Fred Aebli, information sciences and technology program co-coordinator and lecturer at Penn State Worthington Scranton, was one of this year's recipients of the 2018 George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching. The award, named after Penn State’s seventh president, honors excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level.
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Penn State Worthington Scranton graduates 135 at spring commencement

Penn State Worthington Scranton held its 50th commencement May 5 during a ceremony at the Scranton Cultural Center. This year’s commencement is particularly significant, as the class of 2018 marks the last graduating class of Penn State Worthington Scranton. On May 1, the campus officially became Penn State Scranton, a name change that was approved last year by the University’s Board of Trustees.
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Penn State Scranton: Northeast campus name change becomes official

Penn State's presence in northeast Pennsylvania has now taken on a new name — Penn State Scranton. Approved by the University's Board of Trustees last July, the name change is intended to more accurately describe the campus' service area, as well as more correctly reflect the 21st-century mission of the campus and the significant role Penn State has in the region.
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Brent Pennington is the May Employee of the Month at Penn State Scranton

Brent Pennington, an IT support specialist at Penn State Scranton, has been named the campus' May Employee of the Month.