The Penn State Worthington Scranton will hold "Spend A Summer Evening" open house programs for students and families on Tuesday, July 17 and Wednesday, August 15th. Hosted in the James D. Gallagher Conference Center, "Spend A Summer Evening" is an informal opportunity to explore Penn State Worthington Scranton. Participants will learn about the 160 Penn State majors, tour Penn State Worthington Scranton, speak with faculty, staff and students and enjoy an ice cream social.
The Program begins at 6:00 PM with a welcome from Penn State Worthington Scranton Chancellor Mary-Beth Krogh-Jespersen, Ph.D.
"Spend A Summer Evening" is for students just beginning their college searches," said Sandra Feather, MSPT, associate director of enrollment management at Penn State Worthington Scranton. "This is a fun invitation to students and families to visit the campus, introduce them to Penn State students, faculty and staff and get some preliminary questions answered. If students are undecided about what or where they want to study, this event is for them."
Mrs. Feather added, "Students will also hear about academic advising, career counseling, internship opportunities and they can talk with current Penn State Worthington Scranton students leaders."
"Spend A Summer Evening" will provide information on academic majors, student research, internship opportunities, honors programs, athletics, student clubs, financial aid, housing, student leadership, career services, advising, admissions criteria and more.
Campus representatives will be available to explain the application process and discuss ways to help make college more affordable through scholarships and other financial aid.
"Spend A Summer Evening" will provide information on starting the first two years of over 160 Penn State majors locally, or enrolling in Penn State bachelor's degree programs which can be completed at Penn State Worthington Scranton. These programs include business, human development and family studies, information sciences and technology, American studies, letters, arts and sciences, nursing, and organizational leadership.
Students can also explore the master's degree in education.
Two-year associate degrees available at Penn State Worthington Scranton include architectural engineering technology, business, human development and family studies, information sciences and technology, letters arts and sciences, and nursing.
To register, go to http://www.sn.psu.edu/Admissions/admevents.htm or call 963-2500.