Latest News

Dr. Michael Evans

Michael Evans receives University College Teaching Award

Michael Evans, assistant chief academic officer and associate teaching professor of nursing at Penn State Scranton, is the recipient of the 2018-2019 University College Teaching Award.
graduating nurses

Scranton nursing graduates take part in annual pinning ceremony

The pinning ceremony, an annual tradition at Penn State Scranton, is a symbolic welcoming of newly graduated nurses into the nursing profession. Nursing faculty present the new graduates with the Penn State College of Nursing's official pin.
chancellor Wafa

Faculty and staff honored at annual spring awards ceremony

Penn State Scranton honored several faculty and staff members at its annual Spring Honors Awards Dinner this year for their contributions to the campus.
Hanyon scholarship signing

Scranton campus alumnus creates scholarship to help students with financial need

Dr. Jason Hanyon has established a scholarship at Penn State Scranton to benefit academically successful students with economic need. The $100,000 endowed scholarship utilized a First-Time Endowed Scholarship match from Penn State.
Penn State Scranton alumni golf tournament planners

Annual Scranton Golf Tournament is June 18

The 30th Annual Penn State Scranton Alumni Society/James D. Gallagher Golf Tournament will be Monday, June 18 at the Country Club of Scranton.
annual awards dinner

Campus awards honor high-achieving students

Each year, Penn State Scranton honors those individuals from its staff, faculty and student body who have enriched the academic fabric of the campus, with special awards that recognize their accomplishments in select disciplines and/or student leadership and service. The awards are presented each spring at a special dinner honoring the recipients.
James Franklin

James Franklin to headline this year's Penn State Night annual dinner

The Greater Scranton Penn State Chapter's 2018 “Penn State Night” dinner on Wednesday, May 23, will feature Nittany Lions Head Football Coach James Franklin.
Aebli Atherton Award 2018

Fred Aebli 2018 Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching

Fred Aebli, information sciences and technology program co-coordinator and lecturer at Penn State Worthington Scranton, was one of this year's recipients of the 2018 George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching. The award, named after Penn State’s seventh president, honors excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level.
william scranton speaking

Penn State Worthington Scranton graduates 135 at spring commencement

Penn State Worthington Scranton held its 50th commencement May 5 during a ceremony at the Scranton Cultural Center. This year’s commencement is particularly significant, as the class of 2018 marks the last graduating class of Penn State Worthington Scranton. On May 1, the campus officially became Penn State Scranton, a name change that was approved last year by the University’s Board of Trustees.
Penn State Scranton mark

Penn State Scranton: Northeast campus name change becomes official

Penn State's presence in northeast Pennsylvania has now taken on a new name — Penn State Scranton. Approved by the University's Board of Trustees last July, the name change is intended to more accurately describe the campus' service area, as well as more correctly reflect the 21st-century mission of the campus and the significant role Penn State has in the region.

Pages