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Congratulations to the Class of 2020! You have spent the past few years working hard to get to this point, and it is that hard work and commitment to your studies and to your futures that we celebrate.
Theresa Black, a science lecturer at Penn State Scranton, is using immersive technology in her courses to provide virtual environmental field trips. With the support of Media Commons, Black created 360-degree videos of a nearby wetland and a variety of locations along the Lehigh River.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Jiyoung Jung, and Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) Raymond Petren, have been awarded tenure and will be promoted to the rank of associate professor. Meanwhile, Associate Teaching Professor of HDFS and Program Coordinator Janet Melnick has been promoted to the rank of teaching professor of HDFS.
Penn State Scranton Chancellor Marwan Wafa has announced that Jo Ann Durdan, education program assistant for the campus' Center for Business Development and Community Outreach, is the July Employee of the Month.
Following a three-month comprehensive planning process, Penn State officials have determined that the University can meet or exceed the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s guidelines for colleges and universities, and look forward to welcoming back faculty, staff and students to resume on-campus, in-person classes and other activities this fall in a limited fashion.
Penn State Scranton Associate Professor of Biology Renée E. Bishop-Pierce was recently elected to the Senate’s Faculty Advisory Committee to the president. Her term will continue through the spring semester of 2022.