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Penn State staff checks-in delegates for the Summer Leadership Conference

Summer Leadership Conference

Penn State staff checks-in delegates for the Summer Leadership Conference

Penn State staff checks-in delegates for the Summer Leadership Conference

Summer Leadership Conference

Penn State staff checks-in delegates for the Summer Leadership Conference

PSWS group at Invent Penn State display

Campus showcases entrepreneurial project at Invent Penn State Day

A group of Penn State Worthington Scranton students, faculty and administrators attended the Invent Penn State Media Day earlier this month at the state capitol building in Harrisburg. The campus group was part of a University contingent who went to the capitol to draw attention to the Invent Penn State initiative, created just two-and-a-half years ago, which has established 21 innovation hubs across the Commonwealth.
Student interacting at career fair

Students and employers network during Career Expo & Networking Event

Penn State's fifth annual Eastern Region Career Expo & Networking Event took place at Penn State Lehigh Valley’s campus on Oct 17.
Student talking to company representative

PSU-LV Career Expo & Networking Event held Oct. 17

Students got more information on internship and career opportunities with top employers from across the state.

Student researcher Brian Escobar with his project at the Undergraduate Research Fair

Heeding a call to help others, more students enrolling in HDFS program at PSWS

The HDFS degree offered at Penn State Worthington Scranton is one of the most popular degree programs on campus and enrollment in the program continues to grow, more than 15 years after its inception in 2000.
Student researcher Brian Escobar with his project at the Undergraduate Research Fair

HDFS student research

PSWS student Brian Escobar's research project, "The Effect of Grit on College Students’ Academic Self-Efficacy and Performance: The Role of Gender" took first place in the Social Science category at the 2017 Undergraduate Research Fair at Penn State Worthington Scranton. His faculty adviser was Dr. Raymond Petren, assistant professor of HDFS. Research is an important component for students in the major and prepares them for both their future career fields, as well as graduate school.

 

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