Croatian building

Researching subterranean ecosystems along the Adriatic Coast

Dr. Renee Bishop-Pierce has received seed money from Penn State and the University of Split, in Croatia, to create a long-term, self-supporting sustainable research collaboration on the impact of subterranean groundwater discharge on coastal ecosystems in Croatia. She leaves in May to continue the research she began in 2012.
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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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PSU and Lackawanna articulation agreement

Northeast campuses sign articulation agreement with Lackawanna College

Lackawanna College students who graduate with their associate degree now have direct transfer options to three regional Penn State campuses thanks to an articulation agreement the institutions announced Aug. 10 at Penn State Worthington Scranton in Dunmore.
Brad Kovaleski and Marwan Wafa

Brad Kovaleski receives 2017 Award for Excellence in Administrative Services

Brad Kovaleski, director of student affairs and engagement at Penn State Worthington Scranton, was the recipient of this year’s Award for Excellence in Administrative Services. Kovaleski was nominated for his role in organizing the campus’ recent Safe Zone training.
Mary Runco receives Excellence Award

Mary Runco receives 2017 Award for Excellence in Support Services

Mary Runco, administrative assistant for academic affairs/nursing at Penn State Worthington Scranton, was recently named the recipient of the campus’ Award for Excellence in Support Services.

Mike Rzucidlo is the Worthington Scranton August Employee of the Month

Mike Rzucidlo of the campus' maintenance and operations department has been named the August Employee of the Month at Penn State Worthington Scranton by Chancellor Marwan Wafa.
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Penn State Worthington Scranton changing name to Penn State Scranton

Penn State's presence in the greater Scranton area will be taking on a new name: Penn State Scranton. Approved today (July 21) by the University's Board of Trustees, the name change is intended to increase general awareness and visibility of the campus and more accurately reflect its geographic region. The name also will continue to honor the campus’ namesake – Worthington Scranton – as well as the Scranton family, which continues to be involved with and support the campus.