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Help students in need on Giving Tuesday

Now entering its seventh year, #GivingTuesday, the global movement to create an international day of giving at the start of the holidays, will take place Nov. 27 -- and Penn State Scranton will be participating, along with the University. The campus is calling on its community of faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni, partners and friends to consider making a donation to Penn State Scranton, which will support the campus' Student Hardship Fund, also known as the Emergency Assistance Fund.
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The Best of Freshman Writing 2017-18 is now published and three students from Penn State Scranton had their essays chosen for the honor.

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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.
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Scranton nursing faculty, students have manuscript accepted in national journal

Penn State Scranton students and faculty will have their research article published in an upcoming edition of MedSurg Matters.
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Penn State Scranton nursing student receives third student engagement grant

Kalei Kowalchik, a junior honors' nursing student, has received a Student Engagement Network grant that she will use to assess and educate patients with congestive heart failure. This is her third SEN award since becoming a student at Penn State Scranton.
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Penn State Scranton nursing program helps local emergency responders prepare for crisis situations

They can cough. They can tell you they are going to vomit. Their eyes go into dilation and miosis. Their face turns blue when their vitals are low on oxygen. They can die. They can be saved. The possibilities are almost endless.

These are the “not-so-real” patients who reside in the Nursing Suite at Penn State Scranton. They are high-fidelity mannequins, and their realistic, human-like behavior will blow you away.

Tara Marta

Tara Marta

Tara Marta, an alumna of the English program at Penn State Scranton, has been experiencing continued success as a professional writer, and on November 10, she will achieve another milestone when the Everhart Museum in Scranton will be displaying one of her short stories, “Forgetting to Remember” as part of an exhibit of local writers for its Zine library.

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Tara Marta's work to be exhibited at Everhart Museum

Since graduating with her bachelor of arts in English from Penn State Scranton, Tara Marta has gone on to earn a master of arts in creative writing from Wilkes University and has been published 12 times. Recently, she had an essay featured in the anthology “I Am Strength,” a book that became a No. 1 new release in feminist theory on Amazon.com.
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Attend our Fall Open House on Oct. 14

Whether you’re a high school student looking at colleges, an adult student who wants to further your career, or a military veteran looking to take the next step – Penn State Scranton can help you attain your goals!

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