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Scranton nursing graduates take part in annual pinning ceremony

The pinning ceremony, an annual tradition at Penn State Scranton, is a symbolic welcoming of newly graduated nurses into the nursing profession. Nursing faculty present the new graduates with the Penn State College of Nursing's official pin.
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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.

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PSSN spring awards

High-achieving students, faculty and staff at Penn State Scranton were honored last month at the campus' annual Spring Honors Awards Dinner held to publicly recognize the award recipients. Marwan Wafa, chancellor, second from right, with the recipients of the Fourth Year, Outstanding Scholar Awards, from left: Aaron Panfini, Jillian Kochmer and Hannah Woody.

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PSWS 2018 commencement speaker Bill Scranton

William Scranton III delivers the commencement speech at Penn State Worthington Scranton's 2018 Spring Commencement ceremony on May 5. Mr. Scranton is the grandson of Worthington Scranton, for whom Penn State Worthington Scranton was named. The campus became Penn State Scranton on May 1, making the Class of 2018 the last Penn State Worthington Scranton graduating class in the campus' 50 year history.

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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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2018 Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Fair winners announced

Penn State Worthington Scranton students from a variety of disciplines and academic programs presented their research and creative projects at this year's 12th annual Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Fair. Over 75 students presented a total of 54 projects and research posters at the event.
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PSWS pscyhology students and faculty

Before traveling to the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in Philadelphia over spring break, psychology students Katelynn R. Lake and Andrea N. Ross presented their research project at a campus Lunch and Learn session, attended by students, faculty and staff. From left are Dr. P. Douglas Sellers, assistant professor of psychology and faculty advisor; Ms. Ross; Dr. Karin Machluf, assistant professor of pscyhology; and Ms. Lake.

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Psychology Lunch and Learn

Before traveling to the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in Philadelphia over spring break, psychology students Katelynn R. Lake and Andrea N. Ross presented their research project at a campus Lunch and Learn session, attended by students, faculty and staff. From left are Dr. P. Douglas Sellers, assistant professor of psychology and faculty advisor; Ms. Ross; Dr. Karin Machluf, assistant professor of pscyhology; and Ms. Lake.

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Psychology students share their research at national psychology conference

Three students in Penn State Worthington Scranton’s psychology degree program spent part of their spring break in Philadelphia showcasing their academic research at this year’s annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association.
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Unizin Engage pilot helps students with textbook affordability

Several campuses across Penn State have participated in a pilot that tackles the age-old problem of how to make textbooks more affordable and also helps students become more successful in the classroom. During the past fall and current spring semesters, faculty at the Penn State Worthington Scranton, Schuylkill and Mont Alto campuses have utilized the e-text platform called Unizin Engage, and it has the potential to transform the future of affordable content at Penn State.

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