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Students recognized for their efforts over the past year

Over 125 students, staff and faculty attended this year’s Student Recognition Dinner to celebrate the accomplishments of stand-out students and student clubs for their academics, campus involvement and community influence. Various staff members and departments were also recognized and honored.
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Smart robot enhances kinesiology and speech classes at Scranton campus

A robotic video capture platform is well on its way to transforming kinesiology and speech education at Penn State Scranton. Previously piloted at other college campuses, including Penn State Berks, there are many uses for the robotic platform known as Swivl. The smart robot turns a tablet or smartphone into a video capture system that will scan a room at command and stop to focus where it is needed.
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Rob Notari is the July Employee of the Month

IT System Administrator Rob Notari is the July Employee of the Month at Penn State Scranton.

Penn State Commonwealth Campuses partner with Nike, BSN Sports

Intercollegiate athletics programs at Penn State’s 19 Commonwealth Campuses have entered into a four-year partnership with Nike through BSN Sports for sports apparel and equipment.
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Northeastern Pennsylvania Penn State alumni societies, chapters honor veterans

The 2018 Penn State Day at Knoebels Amusement Park featured the Nittany Lion, fun and a generous community spirit. This year the day took on a giving component, as participants were encouraged to help the northeastern Pennsylvania Penn State alumni societies and chapters honor the region’s veterans.

Scranton now offering bachelor's degree in project and supply chain management

Penn State Scranton will begin offering a bachelor of science degree in project and supply chain management in fall 2018, Chancellor Marwan Wafa has announced. The degree will be offered as part of a consortium with the Hazleton, Schuylkill and Wilkes-Barre campuses. The first students will be accepted into the program for a fall 2018 start, and a full complement of upper-level classes will be offered beginning in fall 2019.
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Penn State Scranton's Asif ud-Doula named University College Faculty Scholar

Asif ud-Doula, associate professor of physics at Penn State Scranton, is the 2018 University College Faculty Scholar Award recipient.
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Penn State Scranton Athletic Director Jeff Mallas receives Scannell Award

Penn State Scranton Athletic Director Jeff Mallas was named to the Robert J. Scannell Roll of Honor at the Pennsylvania State University Athletic Conference's annual awards luncheon on May 23. The honor is bestowed upon an athletics administrator, coach, faculty or staff member who has served Commonwealth Campus athletics, intramurals and recreation programs with distinction.

Researchers to study conditions at senior centers across the Commonwealth

Janet Melnick, associate teaching professor in Human Development and Family Studies at Penn State Scranton, and Heather Shanks-McElroy of Keystone College are collaborating on a research project focusing on conditions at senior community centers throughout Pennsylvania to determine how they are meeting the needs of older Pennsylvanians.
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Dr. Raymond Petren named a Top 50 Reviewer for international journal

Dr. Raymond Petren, assistant professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Penn State Scranton, has been named a Top 50 Reviewer by Family Relations, an international journal of applied family studies and a journal of the National Council on Family Relations.