Kristine Lupia speaks to IST students

Women and technology -- a winning combination for career success

A shift has been noticed at Penn State Worthington Scranton, where not only are more women entering the Information Sciences and Technology (IST) degree program, but achieving success in the field after graduation, landing good paying jobs with major companies that offer them prestige, opportunity and flexibility.
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Jon Tobin, career services coordinator, meets with a student to discuss opportunities such as mentoring and internships that she can use to start building career experience while still in college.

Career planning not just for college seniors anymore

Career Services at Penn State is not just for graduating seniors. PSWS Career Services Coordinator Jon Tobin now reaches out to students starting in their freshman year, and is even available to help Penn State alumni throughout their post-college careers. By: Shawnna Meyers
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Large outdoor sculpture, "The University of Family" at PSWS by artist Oliver LaGrone, has graced a campus hillside for 40 years.

Sculptures have been part of campus history for 40 years

In May, 1976, African American artist Oliver LaGrone, Penn State's Artist-in-Residence at the time, created two sculptures for Penn State Worthington Scranton. Those pieces have been inspiring awe and curiosity for visitors and students alike for the past 40 years. By: Kelly Frey
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Physics professor key in bringing national table tennis tournament to Penn State

The National Collegiate Table Tennis Association's Pennsylvania Division Tournament will take place at 10 a.m. this Saturday, Jan. 21, at University Park in the Intramural Building, and Penn State Worthington Scranton's Asif ud-Doula, associate professor of physics, played a key role in making it happen.
Administrators gather to sign articulation agreement

Penn State and Northampton Community College sign articulation agreement

Administrators from Penn State and Northampton Community College (NCC) signed an articulation agreement to facilitate the transfer of NCC students into 11 baccalaureate degree programs at 14 Penn State campuses at an event on Jan. 18 at the Lehigh Valley campus.
2017 Excellence in Diversity Awardees

Worthington Scranton celebrates diversity with special MLK Day event

Penn State Worthington Scranton celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.'s memory by hosting a special diversity event on campus, featuring diversity-themed presentations and special break-out sessions aimed at getting students, staff, faculty and community members engaged in helping to increase diversity efforts and foster greater understanding of different cultures.
PSWS librarian Kristin Greene

Campus libraries bring all of Penn State's resources to local students

Kristen Greene, acting head librarian at Penn State Worthington Scranton, is on a mission to make all students aware of the resources available to them at the campus library. Students can access not only the materials housed in the campus library, but hundreds of databases with thousands of books, journals, and scholarly articles from across the University Library System.
Dr. Alan Peslak

Alan Peslak honored at international conferences for best paper

Alan Peslak's paper, "Sentiment Analysis and Opinion Mining: Current State of the Art and Review of Google and Yahoo Search Engines' Privacy Policies," was recently named Best Paper at the 2016 EDSIG and CONISAR conferences and is scheduled for future publication in the Journal of Information Systems Applied Research.