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Scranton now offering bachelor's degree in project and supply chain management

Penn State Scranton will begin offering a bachelor of science degree in project and supply chain management in fall 2018, Chancellor Marwan Wafa has announced. The degree will be offered as part of a consortium with the Hazleton, Schuylkill and Wilkes-Barre campuses. The first students will be accepted into the program for a fall 2018 start, and a full complement of upper-level classes will be offered beginning in fall 2019.
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Penn State Scranton's Asif ud-Doula named University College Faculty Scholar

Asif ud-Doula, associate professor of physics at Penn State Scranton, is the 2018 University College Faculty Scholar Award recipient.

Researchers to study conditions at senior centers across the Commonwealth

Janet Melnick, associate teaching professor in Human Development and Family Studies at Penn State Scranton, and Heather Shanks-McElroy of Keystone College are collaborating on a research project focusing on conditions at senior community centers throughout Pennsylvania to determine how they are meeting the needs of older Pennsylvanians.
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Michael Evans receives University College Teaching Award

Michael Evans, assistant chief academic officer and associate teaching professor of nursing at Penn State Scranton, is the recipient of the 2018-2019 University College Teaching Award.
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Scranton nursing graduates take part in annual pinning ceremony

The pinning ceremony, an annual tradition at Penn State Scranton, is a symbolic welcoming of newly graduated nurses into the nursing profession. Nursing faculty present the new graduates with the Penn State College of Nursing's official pin.
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Penn State Worthington Scranton graduates 135 at spring commencement

Penn State Worthington Scranton held its 50th commencement May 5 during a ceremony at the Scranton Cultural Center. This year’s commencement is particularly significant, as the class of 2018 marks the last graduating class of Penn State Worthington Scranton. On May 1, the campus officially became Penn State Scranton, a name change that was approved last year by the University’s Board of Trustees.
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Worthington Scranton faculty and staff present at annual TLT Symposium

Three Penn State Worthington Scranton faculty and staff members presented at the 2018 Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) Symposium, an annual event that brings together Penn State faculty and staff members and ideas that transform education.
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2018 Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Fair winners announced

Penn State Worthington Scranton students from a variety of disciplines and academic programs presented their research and creative projects at this year's 12th annual Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Fair. Over 75 students presented a total of 54 projects and research posters at the event.

Penn State announces 2018 University-wide faculty and staff awards

Each year, Penn State recognizes outstanding faculty and staff with annual awards in teaching and excellence. The invitation-only ceremony for the 2018 awards was Tuesday, April 3, at University Park.

Six faculty members receive 2018 Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching

Six Penn State faculty members have received the 2018 George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching — Fred Aebli, information sciences and technology program co-coordinator and lecturer at Penn State Worthington Scranton; Elaine S. Barry, associate professor of human development and family studies at Penn State Fayette; Mary Connerty, senior lecturer in English at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College; Dennis Decoteau, professor of horticulture and plant system health in the College of Agricultural Sciences; Fred Fonseca, associate professor of information sciences and technology in the College of Information Sciences and Technology; and Michael Janik, professor of chemical engineering in the College of Engineering.