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.
Read More
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
Read More
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
Read More

Latest News

BlogCon 2017 logo

Penn State Worthington Scranton to host NEPA BlogCon on Oct. 14

NEPA BlogCon will return to Penn State Worthington Scranton on Oct. 14. Now entering its sixth year, NEPA BlogCon is northeastern Pennsylvania's only blogging and social media conference. Tickets are free, but advanced registration is required.
Nittany Lion in baseball uniform

Campuses host special fundraiser for THON at national championship baseball game

Penn State Hazleton, Penn State Wilkes-Barre and Penn State Worthington Scranton will host a special outreach event on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at the AAA National Championship Baseball Game taking place at PNC Field on Montage Mountain. The event, which is aimed at growing brand awareness and showcasing the impact Penn State makes on Northeast Pennsylvania, will also serve as a fundraiser for THON.
Penn State Office for General Education

Office for General Education seeks Faculty Scholar applications

The application period is now open for the General Education Faculty Scholars Program, comprised of 16 faculty members representing the various campuses, colleges and general education areas at Penn State.
17 Alumni Fellows image

14 Penn Staters honored with Alumni Fellow Award

The Penn State Alumni Association will recognize 14 graduates on Oct. 4 with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Alumni Association.
I-Corps logo

Penn State’s NSF I-Corps program seeks applications by Sept. 15 and Oct. 15

The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.