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The Magnottas

New scholarship benefits students in STEM programs

Albert J. and Dorothy Lois Magnotta Jr., Moscow, have established a new scholarship at Penn State Scranton benefitting students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs.
Penn State Scranton mark

Penn State Scranton: Northeast campus name change becomes official

Penn State's presence in northeast Pennsylvania has now taken on a new name — Penn State Scranton. Approved by the University's Board of Trustees last July, the name change is intended to more accurately describe the campus' service area, as well as more correctly reflect the 21st-century mission of the campus and the significant role Penn State has in the region.
PSWS alumnus Thomas F. Zenty III is shown with his parents, Edna and the late Thomas F. Zenty II, at Penn State Worthington Scranton's 2010 commencement ceremony, where he served as commencement speaker.

Alumnus makes largest single gift to Penn State Worthington Scranton

Penn State alumnus Thomas F. Zenty III has set a new standard for private giving to Penn State Worthington Scranton with a commitment of $1.6 million to create two scholarships for students with financial need.

UHS to collect student health insurance information for 2017-18

Penn State is moving toward a University-wide health insurance requirement for the 2018-19 academic school year. In preparation for the new requirement, University Health Services (UHS) will begin collecting student health insurance information in May 2017.
Sue Thomas with IST group

Campus alumna makes $100,000 gift to IST program

Alumna Sue Thomas recently made a generous $100,000 gift to Penn State Worthington Scranton's forthcoming Information Sciences and Technology Active Learning and Innovation Lab.