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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Brent Pennington is the May Employee of the Month at Penn State Scranton

Brent Pennington, an IT support specialist at Penn State Scranton, has been named the campus' May Employee of the Month.
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Penn State Day at Knoebel’s slated for May 19

The Penn State Worthington Scranton Alumni Society is one of nine Penn State organizations hosting Penn State Day at Knoebel’s Amusement Resort on May 19. Tickets are available through the campuses' alumni offices and must be purchased by April 30.
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'All That We Are' video explores connections across Penn State communities

Stand for State, Penn State’s bystander intervention initiative, recently asked students, faculty and staff at all Penn State campuses to explore what connects us as part of an interactive event called “All That We Are.”
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Worthington Scranton faculty and staff present at annual TLT Symposium

Three Penn State Worthington Scranton faculty and staff members presented at the 2018 Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) Symposium, an annual event that brings together Penn State faculty and staff members and ideas that transform education.
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2018 Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Fair winners announced

Penn State Worthington Scranton students from a variety of disciplines and academic programs presented their research and creative projects at this year's 12th annual Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Fair. Over 75 students presented a total of 54 projects and research posters at the event.