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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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Worthington Scranton announces military appreciation events for week of Nov. 13

Penn State Worthington Scranton will host a variety of events the week of Nov. 13 to commemorate veterans and military personnel, including a special recognition at the women's and men's basketball games on Nov. 14.
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Evelyn Miller is the November Employee of the Month

Evelyn Miller, assistant manager of the campus bookstore, has been named the November Employee of the Month by Chancellor Marwan Wafa.
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Worthington Scranton announces spring schedule for Diversity Circles

Penn State Worthington Scranton has announced that it will hold another series of Diversity Circles at the campus starting in February. The program offers campus and local community members the opportunity to gain a new understanding of others' perspectives and experiences that shape their own unique world views.
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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.
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PSWS hosts Scranton Reads lecture on Marilynne Robinson's 'Gilead'

Penn State Worthington Scranton will host a lecture and discussion lead by Joseph Kraus, professor of English at The University of Scranton, at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the campus' Business Building, Hawk Lecture Hall. He will be reading from Marilynne Robinson’s American Version of "Gilead." This event is free and open to the public, as well as the campus community.