Deborah Johnson Promoted At Penn State Worthington Scranton

Ms. Deborah Brandt Johnson, Jermyn, has been promoted to alumni and development specialist at Penn State Worthington Scranton, according to Mary-Beth Krogh-Jespersen, Ph.D., chancellor. Prior to her promotion, Ms. Johnson managed the campus public information and media relations function at the school.
As alumni and development specialist at Penn State Worthington Scranton, Ms Johnson will be responsible for overseeing campus alumni programs and initiatives and coordinating annual campaign fund raising efforts through the University Relations Department. During her tenure at the campus, she has received awards including the Penn Stater of the Quarter Award, the Award for Excellence in Administrative Service and the David & Joyce Mack Tressler Professional Development Award. As advisor to the campus Lion Ambassadors she was instrumental in establishing one of the first student-funded endowed scholarships at Penn State Worthington Scranton.
Prior to her appointment at Penn State in 1995, Ms. Johnson served as development coordinator at the Everhart Museum, and for several years, held the position of director of public relations at Keystone College, where she was also an adjunct instructor of feature writing.
She holds a bachelor's degree in communications from Bloomsburg University with an emphasis in public relations, advertising and journalism. She is a graduate of Lackawanna Trail High School.