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The Best of Freshman Writing 2017-18 is now published and three students from Penn State Scranton had their essays chosen for the honor.

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Three Penn State Scranton students published in 'Best of Freshman Writing'

"Best of Freshman Writing" has been published and three Penn State Scranton students have their work showcased on the website.
Penn State Scranton nursing researcher team

Scranton nursing faculty, students have manuscript accepted in national journal

Penn State Scranton students and faculty will have their research article published in an upcoming edition of MedSurg Matters.

Researchers find connection between heart rate and peer victimization

Researchers at Penn State Scranton, colleagues, have found in a study that heart rate reactivity is a biological moderator between peer victimization (bullying) and internalizing problems (anxiety/depression) in adolescent girls.
kalei at research fair

Penn State Scranton nursing student receives third student engagement grant

Kalei Kowalchik, a junior honors' nursing student, has received a Student Engagement Network grant that she will use to assess and educate patients with congestive heart failure. This is her third SEN award since becoming a student at Penn State Scranton.
First responders vehicles arrive at nursing suite

Penn State Scranton nursing program helps local emergency responders prepare for crisis situations

They can cough. They can tell you they are going to vomit. Their eyes go into dilation and miosis. Their face turns blue when their vitals are low on oxygen. They can die. They can be saved. The possibilities are almost endless.

These are the “not-so-real” patients who reside in the Nursing Suite at Penn State Scranton. They are high-fidelity mannequins, and their realistic, human-like behavior will blow you away.



Penn State Scranton assistant professors of pscyhology Karin Machluf and P. Douglas Sellers II have published a paper with their colleague, Dr. Christopher Aults from King's College in Wilkes-Barre, PA.

map showing hiking trails in Croatia spelling out welcome

Students have opportunity to study coastal biology abroad in Croatia this summer

Thanks to a second grant from Global Program’s Penn State-University of Split collaboration, Renee Bishop-Pierce, associate professor of biology, will deliver the course Coastal Biology – Biol 482 in collaboration with the University of Split, allowing qualified Penn State Scranton students the opportunity to study in Croatia this summer.
croatian map showing hiking trails

Croatian welcome

During a recent presentation about her research in Croatia and an upcoming study abroad opportunity for summer 2019, Renee Bishop-Pierce pointed out the intentional spelling of WELCOME by way of Croatia's hiking trails and paths, which Bishop-Pierce also used to raise the question about the coastal impacts of heavy tourism and industrialization.