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spend a summer evening

Spend a Summer Evening with Us!

Enjoy an ice cream social and a campus tour while learning the essentials of college life at Penn State Scranton.
Cleaning up

Not your typical college spring break trip...

Students from Penn State Worthington Scranton joined over 100 more from five other Penn State campuses and spent their spring break on Texas’ Gulf Coast, helping to clean up communities still struggling through the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
library ground floor

As student needs and study habits change, so does their campus library

By:  Jordan Goldman

Penn State Worthington Scranton’s library has been undergoing some changes this past  year. Along with a new paint job, a new group study lounge, and a new “hydration station” water fountain, the campus library also welcomed new Head Librarian Jennie Levine Knies, who has been busy implementing even more changes.

Byman and Kremp

Erickson grants fund PSWS student research that is now having an impact on health care, the opioid epidemic and the environment

Last spring, Penn State awarded a record-breaking 83 Erickson Discovery Grants to undergraduate students engaged in original research projects after receiving another record-breaking 219 applicants for those grants. 

Student researcher Brian Escobar with his project at the Undergraduate Research Fair

Heeding a call to help others, more students enrolling in HDFS program at PSWS

The HDFS degree offered at Penn State Worthington Scranton is one of the most popular degree programs on campus and enrollment in the program continues to grow, more than 15 years after its inception in 2000.
Croatian building

Researching subterranean ecosystems along the Adriatic Coast

Dr. Renee Bishop-Pierce has received seed money from Penn State and the University of Split, in Croatia, to create a long-term, self-supporting sustainable research collaboration on the impact of subterranean groundwater discharge on coastal ecosystems in Croatia. She leaves in May to continue the research she began in 2012.
Kristine Lupia speaks to IST students

Women and technology -- a winning combination for career success

A shift has been noticed at Penn State Worthington Scranton, where not only are more women entering the Information Sciences and Technology (IST) degree program, but achieving success in the field after graduation, landing good paying jobs with major companies that offer them prestige, opportunity and flexibility.
NEPA BlogCon 2016 participants

Bringing worlds together via blogging

Blogging experts from around the country came to PSWS to share their insights, expertise and secrets of blogging success with the local blogging community for NEPA BlogCon 2016.
PSWS nursing students carry out a mock disaster drill on the campus.

Disaster drill on campus prepares nursing students for real-world medical challenges

PSWS Nursing Instructor Linda McAndrew organized a mock disaster drill for students in the campus' nursing program. Nursing students and faculty, area emergency personnel, first responders and even campus alumni participated. By: Kelly Frey
Corporate Communication Graduates

Corporate Communication program produces first graduates

This year, PSWS celebrated not only the accomplishments of its 208 graduates, but also the first two graduates of the campus' new Corporate Communication baccalaureate degree. By: Kelly Frey

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