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Penn State Scranton musical groups hosting holiday concerts

The Penn State Scranton Chorale, Roc[k]tet and Jazz Band will host a free Community Holiday Concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at Grace Bible Church, which is located adjacent to campus. The groups also will perform at the annual Campus Holiday Concert at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 5, in The View Café on campus.
past holiday concert

Holiday concert photo

The Penn State Scranton Chorale, Roc[k]tet and Jazz Band made their debut at Grace Bible Church in 2016, performing during its holiday Live Nativity event. This year, the musical groups will be hosting their own free community Holiday Concert at the venue, which is located adjacent to campus. The event is taking place on Sunday, Dec. 9. It is open to the public and free of charge.

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Best of graphic

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

Best of Freshman Writing web graphic

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.
Joe Battista to speak at Penn State Shenango on November 7.

Joe Battista to speak at Penn State Shenango on November 7.

Joe Battista, inspirational speaker and author of "The Power of Pragmatic Passion" to present at Penn State Shenango.

Centre Dimensions jazz ensemble members

2018 Jazz Ensemble

The Centre Dimensions jazz ensemble will return to northeast Pennsylvania for a special performance this month in Hazleton.

Centre Dimension jazz ensemble members

Regional Penn State alumni offer 'A Night of Penn State Jazz'

Penn State alumni representing four northeast regional campuses will be offering “A Night of Penn State Jazz” at the Alice C. Wiltsie Performing Arts Center, 700 North Wyoming Street, Hazleton, on Sunday, Oct. 21. The concert, featuring Penn State’s Centre Dimensions jazz ensemble, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for general seating.
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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.
Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke

 Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Tarana Burke Streaming of Tarana’s speech will be available Thursday, March 22, at 8:00 p.m. EDT  

Marko Marcinko tilts his head to the left and smiles for the camera.

Marko Marcinko

According to Marko Marcinko, Penn State School of Music’s director of jazz studies, one of the biggest challenges as an educator is relaying the importance of rehearsal time. “You cannot just talk about it,” he said. “You must work the craft in practice and in performance. Only then can you achieve expertise.”