On March 3, Penn State Laureate David Witwer will present "Searching for Jimmy Hoffa: The Disappearance of America's Most Notorious Labor Leader and Why It Still Matters Today" during a virtual Zoom discussion about the infamous teamster's leader.
Penn State is planning a phased return over the summer semester to a full on-campus learning environment for fall 2021. The University’s priorities continue to be the health and well-being of its students, faculty, staff and local communities, and the plans for expanded in-person classes have the flexibility built in to quickly respond to changing pandemic conditions, if necessary.
This spring, Penn State Scranton will once again showcase the wide-ranging scholarly and creative talents of its students at the annual Undergraduate Research Fair and Exhibition, scheduled for the week of April 5-9. The event will once again be presented as an Online Web Showcase due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Penn State Scranton's next Diversity Circles program will be held virtually every Thursday from March 4 to April 1, over Zoom, with five discussion-based sessions being held in two-hour increments. A time will be decided once the program has been filled.
Starting Feb. 1 and throughout the spring semester, Penn State Scranton's Learning and Writing centers will offer a full schedule of remote tutoring services and special programming to help students needing academic assistance.
On Tuesday, Jan. 12, Penn State Scranton Instructional Designer Griff Lewis and colleagues from other campuses held Commonwealth Connections: Instructor Day, an all-day virtual faculty development event featuring engaging Zoom sessions devoted to various facets of online course delivery.