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Penn State Scranton holds 51st Commencement

Penn State Scranton held its 51st commencement on Saturday, May 4, welcoming 161 new Penn State alumni into the fold. This year marked the first graduating class under the campus’ new name – Penn State Scranton.
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Campus' 50th Anniversary Gala celebrates both the past and the future

On Thursday, May 9, members of the greater Penn State Scranton family came together to celebrate the campus at its 50th Anniversary Gala.
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Students show off scientific and artistic skills at this year's Undergraduate Research Fair & Exhibition

This year, Penn State Scranton combined a traditional research fair with a creative arts exhibition.
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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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Scranton campus welcomes four new staff members

The Penn State Scranton campus community recently welcomed four new professional staff members: Alyssa Forlenza, administrative support assistant in the Enrollment Management office; Jeremy Palko, information technology support specialist; Dharti Ray, coordinator of diversity and inclusion; and Shannon Williams, web designer.
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Community-engaged research day fosters collaborative partnerships

Community leaders and scientists shared breakfast and sought solutions to problems like opioids, obesity and depression June 6 at the Community-Engaged Research Day.
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State Sen. John Blake honors Scranton campus' 50th anniversary

Penn State Scranton hosted the annual Student Ambassador Program, a legislative competition featuring high school seniors from Sen. John Blake's 22nd Senatorial District. During the event, Blake presented Chancellor Marwan Wafa with an official Pennsylvania Senate citation commemorating the campus' 50th anniversary.
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Business professor to discuss effects of workaholism at management conference

At this year's annual meeting of the Academy of Management, set for Aug. 9-13 in Boston, Penn State Scranton Assistant Professor of Business Jiexin Wang will co-chair a symposium titled "Understanding Consequences of Workaholism: Mechanisms, Boundary Condition, and Cross-Level Effects.”
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Semester's final Lunch and Learn focuses on evolution of British Parliament

Paul Frisch, lecturer in history, arts and humanities, delved into medieval English history for the final Lunch and Learn lecture of Penn State Scranton’s spring semester. His talk, “The Wonderful and Merciless Parliaments: Or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned About Medieval Treason,” was a colorful recounting of Parliament’s activities in 14th-century England.