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Campus IST students gain valuable real-world experience

Campus IST students got valuable real-world work experience this summer working with the campus' Information Technology staff, helping to upgrade and install computers, wiring and other technology, as part of the Dawson Building's first-floor renovation project.
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Scranton welcomes over 300 new students during New Student Orientation

When classes begin on Monday, Aug. 26, Penn State Scranton will welcome over 300 students, one of the largest incoming classes in the campus’ history.
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Campus hosts series of self-defense training classes

Last week, Robert Thomas, owner of Taylor-based Tsunami Self-Defense Systems, and his head instructor, Rebecca van der Meer, gave their first of two self-defense classes for the campus community.
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Traveling veterans-themed exhibit begins Oct. 20

Just in time for Veterans Day, Penn State Scranton will play host to a traveling exhibit that pays homage to University athletes who bravely served their country during World War I.
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SGA officers emphasize engagement for 2019-20 academic year

The leaders of Penn State Scranton’s Student Government Association (SGA) are committing themselves to maximum visibility and engagement for the 2019-20 academic year.
Dr. William J. Doan, Penn State Laureate

Scranton campus to welcome Penn State Laureate William J. Doan Oct. 24

Penn State Laureate William J. Doan, Ph.D., will bring his “Anxiety Project” speaking tour to Penn State Scranton on Thursday, Oct. 24. The presentation will take place from 12:05 to 1 p.m. in Dawson Building 10, and lunch will be served.
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Scranton HDFS Community Club hosts suicide prevention event

In recent years, suicide has become a growing scourge on college campuses across the country. But with more education, vigilance and resources, there’s no reason why those numbers can’t dramatically plummet. That was the takeaway from the Penn State Scranton Human Development and Family Studies Community Club’s first educational awareness event of the 2019-20 academic year.