Will Beekman realizes he’s lucky to have a job that’s allowed him to indulge his lifelong passion for music and sports. And the role Penn State played in helping him achieve his dream job isn’t lost on him, either.
Penn State nursing students have been actively involved in local Covid-19 vaccination efforts, helping local health care providers at numerous vaccination clinics, as well taking part in other community service projects.
Campus alumni Nick Reuther Sr. and Jacqueline Safko Reuther shared their insights on the chocolate-making trade at “Love and Chocolate with the Dunmore Candy Kitchen,” a recent virtual program hosted by regional alumni groups.
The JumpStart mentoring program aims to retain and sustain first- and second-year students by connecting them with peer and faculty/staff mentors and other advocates of the Penn State Scranton campus community who can help them navigate the transition to college life.
Penn State Scranton IST Lecturer and Program Co-Coordinator Fred Aebli, finding himself struggling to adapt to the demands of online teaching at the outset of the pandemic, created “Teacher’s Pep Rally,” a weekly podcast Aebli hosts with three K-12 teachers from the Atlanta, Georgia area.
Throughout July, Penn State Scranton will hold its next round of virtual Diversity Circles, a five-week experiential program where members of the campus and local communities come together as an opportunity for learning, understanding and growth in regards to diversity and inclusion.