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College of Nursing receives grant for rural nurse practitioner education

Penn State's College of Nursing was awarded $350,000 from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration for the Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship program, which aims to increase the number of advanced practice nurses working as primary care providers in underserved areas.
Wayne Reesey

Wayne Reesey is the July 2016 Employee of the Month

Chancellor Marwan Wafa has named maintenance worker Wayne Reesey as the Penn State Worthington Scranton Employee of the Month for July.
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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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Students learn to fight terrorism with the help of gamification

A Penn State Worthington Scranton instructor used gamification techniques to help his students learn how to counter terrorism.
Michael Evans

Assistant Chief Academic Officer Michael Evans receives doctorate in nursing

There's a new doctor on campus at Penn State Worthington Scranton. Assistant Chief Academic Officer and Instructor in Nursing Michael Evans received his doctorate degree in nursing last month.
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College of Nursing pledges to educate students 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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Second summer session starting at PSWS

It's not too late for those wanting or needing to earn some extra course credits before the fall semester. Penn State Worthington Scranton has a full schedule of summer courses starting June 29.
The 2016 William R. Laws Award recipients

Chancellor Wafa and daughter receive human rights award

Penn State Worthington Scranton Chancellor Marwan Wafa and his daughter, Ala’a Wafa, have been named the recipients of the 2016 William R. Laws Human Rights Award. The Laws Award is Columbus’ highest human rights award.
Dr. Michael Evans and nursing instructors Linda McAndrew and Donna Volpe presented their research recently at a conference in Pittsburgh.

Nursing instructors present at annual research conference

Penn State Worthington Scranton nursing faculty recently presented research on heart failure patients, pain management of substance abusing trauma patients, and nursing home patients' risky choices.
Eileen Giovagnoli

Giovagnoli named Worthington Scranton's Employee of the Month for June

Eileen Giovagnoli, coordinator of Penn State Worthington Scranton's Learning Resource Center, has been named the campus' Employee of the Month for June 2016.