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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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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.
Mary Ann Joyce

Mary Ann Joyce recognized for exemplary service to Worthington Scranton campus

Mary Ann Joyce, information resources and services support specialist in Penn State Worthington Scranton’s library, was the recipient of this year’s Gertrude Hawk Chocolates Service Award.
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Dale Holen to discuss climate change as guest panelist at The Gathering

Dale Holen, associate professor of biology at Penn State Worthington Scranton, will be a panelist at The Gathering, set for July 14-16 at Keystone College in La Plume, Pennsylvania. Holen will be one of five members on the panel on climate change, joining a public lands manager, a farmer, a corporate executive, and a fellow educator.
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Registrar Allison Burns is Worthington Scranton's July Employee of the Month

Allison Burns, Penn State Worthington Scranton registrar, has been named the July Employee of the Month by Chancellor Marwan Wafa.
Russoniello receives Sherbine award

Russoniello receives K. Bruce Sherbine Penn State Proud Award

Penn State Worthington Scranton Director of Development Maria Russoniello is the 2017 recipient of the campus’ K. Bruce Sherbine Penn State Proud Award.