Dr. Mary-Beth Krogh-Jespersen, chancellor of Penn Sate Worthington Scranton, has announced that Mary Elizabeth Dougherty of Lenhartsville, PA will serve as Financial Aid Coordinator.
Since 2005, Ms. Dougherty has served at admissions representative with Empire Beauty School, Inc. While at Empire, she was responsible for managing and interviewing prospective students. She also utilized an extensive knowledge of financial aid processes including expertise with FAFSA.
Ms. Dougherty was a long-term substitute teacher at Antietam Middle and High School near Reading, and Kutztown Area High School.
She was a travel services consultant with Gage Personnel, part of the Reading-Berks AAA organization and began her career as a marketing intern with Penn's Northeast, Pittston, PA.
Ms. Dougherty is a 2004 graduate of College Misericordia, Dallas, with a bachelor of arts degree in English. She minored in marketing.
Active in community affairs, she participated in Adopt-A-Grandparent at College Misericordia and was assistant coach with the Back Mountain Soccer Team. She also facilitated a retreat for teenagers at St. Mary's Church, Kutztown.
While a student at College Misericordia, Ms. Dougherty was active as an orientation leader and participated in academic, athletic, community and cultural activities.