Penn State Scranton will again appeal to the generosity of its vast network of supporters as it participates in the University’s sixth #GivingTuesday initiative. This year’s #GivingTuesday will take place from 6:55 p.m. EST — 18:55 in military time, a nod to the year of Penn State's founding — on Nov. 30 until midnight on Dec. 1. For its 2020 #GivingTuesday project, Penn State Scranton is raising funds for its alternative break trips and myriad community service projects.
Continuing a time-honored tradition, Penn State Scranton held a virtual version of its annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Awards on Monday, Nov. 23, honoring several recent retirees, recognizing employees for longtime service, and rewarding faculty and staff excellence.
Chancellor Marwan Wafa has announced the addition of two new members to Penn State Scranton’s Advisory Board -- Paul S. Cavaliere, program management director at Lockheed Martin in Archbald; and Robert Hettes, director of flu operations at Sanofi Pasteur in Swiftwater.
Alan Peslak, professor of information sciences and technology at Penn State Scranton, has been recognized by his fellow members of the information systems community with the International Association for Computer Information Systems’ 2020 Ben Bauman Award for Excellence.
Logan DeSanto, a nursing honors student at Penn State Scranton, is the recipient of a University Student Engagement Network Remote Innovation Grant that will allow her to pursue her interest in the clinical and research aspects of nursing.
Penn State released its preliminary coronavirus testing results for the period of Oct. 30 to Nov. 5 on its COVID-19 dashboard today (Nov. 6). The University Park campus received 136 positive on-demand test results and nine positive random test results from student testing during the period of Oct. 30 to Nov. 5. As of Nov. 5 at University Park, there are 232 active student cases and 3,840 students have completed their isolation period and are no longer active cases.