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.
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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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Research Symposium at Penn State Brandywine

Penn State Brandywine hosts Eastern Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium

Penn State students from seven Commonwealth Campuses presented their research to a panel of faculty-judges during the seventh annual Penn State Eastern Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium. Held on April 20 at Penn State Brandywine, the event featured undergraduate student-faculty research projects spanning numerous academic disciplines.
pinwheels at PSWS

Planting a special kind of garden for a special cause

The pinwheel garden recently planted at Penn State Worthington Scranton's Nittany Lion Shrine symbolizes the campus’ commemoration of April as Child Abuse Awareness Month, and is a symbol of hope for victims of child abuse.
Dr. Kelley Wagers, at left, introduces panelists at this year's English Senior Symposium

English Senior Symposium highlights intellectual pursuits at PSWS

Each year, Penn State Worthington Scranton’s English Department hosts its annual English Senior Symposium, a public mini-conference for its advanced students to share their literary research projects.
A group of students at a table at the etiquette dinner

Teaching the ‘lost art’ of etiquette – from a student perspective

Each year, Penn State Worthington Scranton hosts an Etiquette Dinner for graduating students to teach them the finer points of dining etiquette, so that they can properly conduct themselves on interview luncheons, dinners, and at formal, professional events that they attend as young professionals.
Dr. P. Hinchey

Worthington Scranton Professor Patricia Hinchey receives national award

A book edited by Patricia Hinchey, professor of education at Penn State Worthington Scranton, has received a national professional award and been named a 2017 Outstanding Book by the Society of Professors of Education.