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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bride and groom pose near Nittany Lion statue

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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Dr. Ray Petren giving a lecture at the lunch and learn event

Petren discusses his published research on mothers and stepfathers

Raymond Petren, assistant professor of human development and family studies at Penn State Scranton, recently shared his findings from his study, “Union Stability among Mothers and Stepfathers: Contributions of Stepfathers and Biological Fathers,” which was published in the Journal of Family Psychology in 2018.
Riley and Kowachik with their posters

Nursing student, alumna and faculty member present at annual conference

Several representatives of Penn State Scranton’s nursing program recently traveled to Rhode Island to present their research at the Eastern Nursing Research Society’s 31st Annual Scientific Sessions.
Eastern Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium winners

Students place at regional research symposium

Penn State Hazleton hosted the ninth Eastern Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium, providing students from seven eastern universities the opportunity to display their research. More than 45 students participated in this year’s symposium.
guest speaker Mike Passiment

Scranton campus honors its own for volunteerism, leadership and commitment

Students, student groups, campus leaders, faculty and staff recently were honored for their contributions to the Penn State Scranton campus and local community at the annual Student Awards and Recognition dinner held on campus earlier this month.
The rocktet performing group

Annual Spring Concert will be April 27

The Penn State Scranton Chorale and Jazz Band, directed by Sharon Ann Toman, director of music and assistant teaching professor of music at Penn State Scranton, will present its Annual Spring Concert at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, at The Theater at North, North Main Avenue, Scranton. The concert is free of charge and open to the public.