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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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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.
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Andy Yakubik is the campus employee of the month for October

Andy Yakubik, Penn State Worthington Scranton police officer, has been named the October Employee of the Month by Chancellor Marwan Wafa.
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Alumni to offer 'A Night of Penn State Jazz' Oct. 26 in Wilkes-Barre

Penn State alumni representing four northeast regional campuses — Hazleton, Schuylkill, Wilkes-Barre and Worthington Scranton — will be offering “A Night of Penn State Jazz” on Oct. 26 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre. The concert, featuring Penn State’s Centre Dimensions jazz ensemble, will begin at 7:30 p.m.
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Renee Bishop-Pierce to present at conference in Croatia

Renee Bishop-Pierce, an associate professor of biology at Penn State Worthington Scranton, will be in Croatia next month to present her research, “The Impact of Subterranean Groundwater Discharge on Coastal Productivity.”

Movie Night fundraiser to benefit hurricane relief efforts

Penn State Worthington Scranton student clubs will host a movie night Sept. 27 at the Circle Drive-in, located on Route 6 in Dickson City, in support of hurricane relief efforts.