Awesome Open House Set For Saturday, February 18th

The Admissions team at Penn State Worthington Scranton are gearing up for an exciting afternoon on Saturday, February 18th.  Spring Open House for 2006 will include participative discussion panels for both parents and prospective students. The main event will take place in Penn State Worthington Scranton's Gallagher Conference Center from 1 to 4 p.m.

Registration begins at 1:00 p.m. and attendees will get a 30-minute overview of life at Penn State Worthington Scranton. Representatives from Penn State's academic colleges including: Agricultural Sciences, Arts and Architecture, Business, Communications, Division of Undergraduate Studies, Earth and Mineral Sciences, Education, Engineering, Health and Human Development, Information Sciences and Technology, Liberal Arts and Sciences will be on hand.

Students and parents will also get a chance to meet with Penn State staff from Admissions, Athletics, Career Services, Continuing Education, Financial Aid, The Penn State Honors Program, Information Technology, Student Activities, Health Services and the Penn State Travel Abroad Program.
Dr. Mary-Beth Krogh-Jespersen, chancellor of Penn State Worthington Scranton will welcome prospective students, their parents and families to Spring 2006 Open House. Mr.  Robert J. Watts, a 2001 Penn State grad, currently employed at Sanofi Aventis Pharmaceuticals will offer an Alumni Perspective on life at Penn State Worthington Scranton. Ms. Terri Caputo, admissions counselor at Penn State Worthington Scranton will give an overview of life at Penn State and introduce the services offered.

Prospective students attending the Open House will then get to hear first-hand about life at Penn State Worthington Scranton directly from current student leaders. That part of the Open House will take place in the K. Bruce Sherbine Lounge o the Study Learning Center.

Attending parents can talk to parents of current students at Penn State Worthington Scranton and learn about what mom's and dad's can expect when a son or daughter becomes a Penn State student.

Ms. Bonnie Urzen, admissions counselor at Penn State will take attendees through the admissions process and answer any questions. Mr. Gary Edstrom, financial aid coordinator will present a comprehensive overview financing a college education.

Attendees will also be able to take a comprehensive campus tour and get an incredible view of the Lackawanna Valley.

For additional information about Penn State Worthington Scranton Fall Open House, contact the Admissions Office at 570-963-2500 or visit the campus web site at