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Three Penn State Scranton students published in 'Best of Freshman Writing'

"Best of Freshman Writing" has been published and three Penn State Scranton students have their work showcased on the website.
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Scranton nursing faculty, students have manuscript accepted in national journal

Penn State Scranton students and faculty will have their research article published in an upcoming edition of MedSurg Matters.
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Collegiate Challenge, powered by Sherwin-Williams, winners announced

The first CRS Collegiate competition was held Nov. 6 at Penn State Lehigh Valley.

Researchers find connection between heart rate and peer victimization

Researchers at Penn State Scranton, colleagues, have found in a study that heart rate reactivity is a biological moderator between peer victimization (bullying) and internalizing problems (anxiety/depression) in adolescent girls.
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Penn State Scranton nursing student receives third student engagement grant

Kalei Kowalchik, a junior honors' nursing student, has received a Student Engagement Network grant that she will use to assess and educate patients with congestive heart failure. This is her third SEN award since becoming a student at Penn State Scranton.
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Suzanne Morgan is Penn State Scranton's November Employee of the Month

Dr. Marwan Wafa, chancellor at Penn State Scranton, has named Suzanne Morgan the campus' November Employee of the Month.
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Penn State holds first Northeast Thanksgiving Dinner

Penn State students will have the opportunity to learn more about the Thanksgiving holiday and similar holidays around the world by attending the Penn State Northeast Regional Thanksgiving Dinner.
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Students have opportunity to study coastal biology abroad in Croatia this summer

Thanks to a second grant from Global Program’s Penn State-University of Split collaboration, Renee Bishop-Pierce, associate professor of biology, will deliver the course Coastal Biology – Biol 482 in collaboration with the University of Split, allowing qualified Penn State Scranton students the opportunity to study in Croatia this summer.
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Real journalists talk fake news at Penn State Scranton

Real journalists discussed ‘fake news’ at a special panel discussion hosted by Penn State Scranton and the Scranton Reads program on Wednesday afternoon. “The War of the Worlds” the Orson Welles radio drama based on the novel of the same name, which caused widespread panic and chaos in 1938 when listeners, including some in Scranton, thought an alien invasion was really happening, served as the impetus for the discussion. Kelley Wagers, associate professor of English at Penn State Scranton organized the panel discussion, which featured professional journalists weighing in on the current fake news phenomenon and offering tips on how to be a better news consumer.
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New scholarship established at Penn State Scranton

Penn State alumna Ann Vaida has established the Richard K. and Marianne Byron Open Doors Scholarship in honor of her nephew, Richard, and his wife, Marianne.