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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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Local professor gives talk on sex work and human trafficking

Human trafficking is not just about sex trafficking, it also includes labor trafficking, says Dr. Sunny Sinha, associate professor and chair of the Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Committee at Marywood University. She was the first speaker for a new Education Awareness Luncheon series organized and hosted by Penn State Scranton’s Human Development and Family Studies Community Club.
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Penn State Scranton professors study how parental roles change after separation

Penn State Scranton professors Ray Petren and Melissa LaBuda recently presented their research on parental role changes following separation at the National Council on Family Relations in San Diego, California.
Julie Gilpatrick

Julie Gilpatrick named February Employee of the Month at Penn State Scranton

Julie Gilpatrick, coordinator of student activities at Penn State Scranton, has been named the February Employee of the Month by Chancellor Marwan Wafa.
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Rail Transportation Engineering program hosts Women in Engineering Competition

Penn State Altoona's Rail Transportation program is hosting the Women in Engineering Design Competition, open to first-year and sophomore women at any Penn State campus. There are three rounds to the competition. The first is an online quiz which includes questions about all aspects of engineering and its impact on society, economics, and politics. This round is open until Sunday, Feb. 3.
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Holen named chair-elect of Northeast Algal Society's Nominations Committee

Dale Holen, associate professor of biology and biology program coordinator at Penn State Scranton, has been named the 2019 chair-elect of the Northeast Algal Society’s Nominations Committee. As chair, he will be responsible for recruiting NEAS members to run for administrative posts within the group, as well as managing the society's elections.