Penn State Scranton Chancellor Marwan Wafa has announced that Senior Admissions Counselor and Enrollment Marketing Specialist Julie Bialkowski has been named the campus' Employee of the Month for August.
The JumpStart mentoring program aims to retain and sustain first- and second-year students by connecting them with peer and faculty/staff mentors and other advocates of the Penn State Scranton campus community who can help them navigate the transition to college life.
Penn State Scranton IST Lecturer and Program Co-Coordinator Fred Aebli, finding himself struggling to adapt to the demands of online teaching at the outset of the pandemic, created “Teacher’s Pep Rally,” a weekly podcast Aebli hosts with three K-12 teachers from the Atlanta, Georgia area.
Throughout July, Penn State Scranton will hold its next round of virtual Diversity Circles, a five-week experiential program where members of the campus and local communities come together as an opportunity for learning, understanding and growth in regards to diversity and inclusion.
Throughout the entire summer, Penn State Scranton's Learning and Writing Center is offering a full slate of virtual tutoring services through Zoom for students who want additional assistance outside of the classroom.
On June 21, Penn State Scranton alumna Lynn Jesuit-Donnini will discuss her experiences as vice president of people/culture and public relations at Scranton-based Pennsylvania Paper & Supply Co., which was the real-life inspiration for the NBC sitcom “The Office.”