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Nursing graduates

Nursing graduates took part in the annual Pinning Ceremony, a tradition held at Penn State Scranton for new nurses entering into the profession and posed for the annual photo next to the Nursing Suite, another annual tradition.

James Franklin

James Franklin to headline this year's Penn State Night annual dinner

The Greater Scranton Penn State Chapter's 2018 “Penn State Night” dinner on Wednesday, May 23, will feature Nittany Lions Head Football Coach James Franklin.
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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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Penn State Day at Knoebel’s slated for May 19

The Penn State Worthington Scranton Alumni Society is one of nine Penn State organizations hosting Penn State Day at Knoebel’s Amusement Resort on May 19. Tickets are available through the campuses' alumni offices and must be purchased by April 30.
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'FaceAge' exhibit coming to Worthington Scranton campus March 29

Penn State Laureate Andrew Belser will present his award-winning multimedia exhibition, “FaceAge,” at Penn State Worthington Scranton on March 29. The family-friendly exhibit and presentation are open to the public.
HDFS Club members

HDFS Community Club Clothing Drive

Members of Penn State Worthington Scranton's Human Development and Family Studies Community Club spent part of this semester collecting winter clothing items for the needy in the local community.

Diversity award winners

Excellence in Diversity Award Winners

PSWS Chancellor Marwan Wafa, far left, and Multi-Cultural Programs Coordinator/Development Martin Lacayo, far right, present this year's Excellence in Diversity Awards to, Salma Ahmed, (second from left), and Dr. Parminder Parmar, (third from left).

Diversity award winners

Excellence in Diversity Award Winners

PSWS Chancellor Marwan Wafa, far left, and Multi-Cultural Programs Coordinator/Development Martin Lacayo, far right, present this year's Excellence in Diversity Awards to, Salma Ahmed, (second from left), and Dr. Parminder Parmar, (third from left).

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MLK Day was a 'day on' at Penn State Worthington Scranton

Penn State Worthington Scranton celebrated Martin Luther King Day with a celebratory luncheon and the presentation of the campus' Excellence in Diversity Awards Ceremony. This year's award recipients were: Parminder Parmar, associate professor of HDFS; and Salma Ahmed, a student at Marywood University, interfaith youth core officer, and international ambassador and public relations officer for the Deen Community Center in Scranton.
Stand for State All That We Are

Penn State community event invites participants to explore 'All That WE ARE'

Stand for State will host an event, “All That WE ARE,” at Penn State campuses between Jan. 15 and 30. Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate.

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