The last week or two of a semester can be stressful – with looming deadlines for class projects and the dreaded Finals Week. Students are not only preparing for the upcoming holiday, they’re working, and working hard, to complete their coursework and prepare for final exams. With so much stress inherent in these situations, the campus library, along with health services, have organized a variety of events to help students cope.
Marwan Wafa, chancellor at Penn State Worthington Scranton, has named Lynne Fazio, an administrative support assistant who oversees the campus' word processing department, the Employee of the Month for December.
Nominations are being sought for this year's Excellence in Diversity Award, which is given to both a member of the campus community as well as a local community member or organization who shows a commitment to diversity.
Last month, the Greater Binghamton Chapter, Greater Scranton Chapter, Penn State Worthington Scranton Alumni Society, and the Wayne-Pike Chapter were honored by the Penn State Alumni Association during a special Volunteer Awards ceremony at University Park with the Joint Activities Award.
Penn State Worthington Scranton celebrates Military Appreciation Week with a week full of events aimed at honoring and welcoming veterans. The week will end with a special luncheon featuring PSWS alumnus and veteran Judah Whitney.
Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 was named Dr. Marwan Wafa Day in Lackawanna County by the county commissioners for his work in promoting diversity and acceptance in our region. The announcement was made by former Scranton mayor Jim Connors at the United Nations Day luncheon hosted by the United Nations Association of Northeastern Pennsylvania.