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First responders vehicles arrive at nursing suite

Penn State Scranton nursing program helps local emergency responders prepare for crisis situations

They can cough. They can tell you they are going to vomit. Their eyes go into dilation and miosis. Their face turns blue when their vitals are low on oxygen. They can die. They can be saved. The possibilities are almost endless.

These are the “not-so-real” patients who reside in the Nursing Suite at Penn State Scranton. They are high-fidelity mannequins, and their realistic, human-like behavior will blow you away.

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.
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