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.
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Promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2016

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.
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College of Nursing pledges to educate nurse practitioners on opioid abuse

The College of Nursing has joined with 190 other schools of nursing in educating nurse practitioner students on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.
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Worthington Scranton, Geisinger partner to help nurses earn bachelor's degrees

Penn State Worthington Scranton has partnered with the Geisinger Health System to provide its registered nurses with flexible learning options that will allow them to earn a bachelor of science degree in nursing in as little as 18 months.
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E-portfolios and shared academic programs impact student success

One of the first graduates of Penn State’s shared Corporate Communication program, Shawnna Meyers, participated in her commencement this past weekend, and she attributes much of her success to her professional e-portfolio. Recently, we asked Meyers to share her story with us and explored how the use of e-portfolios and being part of a shared academic program has helped her succeed, both in college and in acquiring her first career-related job.
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Sixth annual undergraduate research symposium winners announced

Students from Penn State Abington, Brandywine, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Schuylkill, Worthington Scranton and York showcased 36 posters and exhibits of their scholarly research at the sixth annual Penn State Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium at the campus in Center Valley.