Kristine Lupia speaks to IST students

Women and technology -- a winning combination for career success

A shift has been noticed at Penn State Worthington Scranton, where not only are more women entering the Information Sciences and Technology (IST) degree program, but achieving success in the field after graduation, landing good paying jobs with major companies that offer them prestige, opportunity and flexibility.
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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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2017 Excellence in Diversity Awardees

PSWS celebrates diversity with special MLK Day event

Penn State Worthington Scranton celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.'s memory by hosting a special diversity event on campus, featuring diversity-themed presentations and special break-out sessions aimed at getting students, staff, faculty and community members engaged in helping to increase diversity efforts and foster greater understanding of different cultures.
Office for General Education Seed Grants

Seed Grants available for Faculty to develop courses

The Penn State Office for General Education is pleased to announce an opportunity for faculty interested in developing a new Integrative Studies General Education course.
Dr. Alan Peslak

Alan Peslak honored at international conferences for best paper

Alan Peslak's paper, "Sentiment Analysis and Opinion Mining: Current State of the Art and Review of Google and Yahoo Search Engines' Privacy Policies," was recently named Best Paper at the 2016 EDSIG and CONISAR conferences and is scheduled for future publication in the Journal of Information Systems Applied Research.
ribbon-cutting

The K. Bruce Sherbine Lounge is new again

It's been part of the campus for decades and on Jan. 12, Penn State Worthington Scranton held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the renovation of the K. Bruce Sherbine Lounge into a modern, functional space, and brought back its namesake — former director of academic affairs K. Bruce Sherbine — to participate in the ribbon-cutting.
2016 Diversity Award winners

Worthington Scranton to celebrate MLK Day with special program, awards

Penn State Worthington Scranton will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by hosting a special program on the campus at noon on Monday, Jan. 16, in the Study Learning Center.