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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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Dr. Jiexin Wang

PSWS management professor receives award for scholarly activity

Jiexin "Jessie" Wang, assistant professor of management at Penn State Worthington Scranton, is this year’s recipient of the Dr. Richard J. and Sally Matthews Award for Scholarly Activity, which is awarded annually to a deserving faculty member in recognition of his/her scholarly and research activities.
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Spend A Summer Evening Open House scheduled for July 11

Penn State Worthington Scranton will hold its Spend A Summer Evening Open House at 6 p.m. on July 11 in the View Cafe of the campus' Study Learning Center. The Spend A Summer Evening program is for students, both traditional and non-traditional, that are starting their college searches.
Kailey Gearhart

Honors student presents celiac disease research at conference in Pittsburgh

Kailey Gearhart, an honors sophomore who plans to major in nursing at Penn State Worthington Scranton, presented her research findings on celiac disease at the Northeast Regional Honors Conference in Pittsburgh earlier this spring.
Kiernan Riley

Nursing student Kiernan Riley awarded University grant to continue research

Kiernan Riley, a senior honor’s nursing student at Penn State Worthington Scranton, was awarded a Penn State Student Engagement Network grant to study the effects of a teaching intervention about organ donation on high school students’ attitudes and intent to register as organ donors when applying for drivers’ licenses.
Kalei Kowalchik at the PSWS 2017 Undergraduate Research Fair

Grant to help nursing student pursue engaged learning experience

Kalei Kowalchik, a sophomore honor’s nursing major at Penn State Worthington Scranton, has been awarded a Penn State Student Engagement Network grant to pursue an engaged learning experience with the Visiting Nurses Association Home Health and Hospice of Lackawanna County.