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Penn State announces fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2017

The following is a list of Penn State fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1.

College of IST recognizes outstanding faculty and staff

On May 17, the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) celebrated the achievements of faculty and staff over the past year with a presentation of annual awards.
Panelists at the recent Opioid panel discussion at PSWS

Worthington Scranton hosts panel discussion on the opioid crisis in Pennsylvania

Penn State Worthington Scranton and Penn State's College of Nursing recently hosted a panel discussion on "The Opioid Crisis in Pennsylvania," which was attended by 80 individuals from the campus, University and local communities.
Maria Russoniello receives her retirement gift

PSWS celebrates the retirements of four long-time employees

Penn State Worthington Scranton bid fond farewells earlier this month to four long-time employees -- faculty members John Dolis, Patricia Hinchey and Philip Mosley, along with Director of Development Maria Russoniello.
PSWS commencement speaker vince sorgi

Class of 2017 commencement held at Worthington Scranton

Penn State Worthington Scranton held its 49th commencement on Saturday, May 13 during a ceremony at the Scranton Cultural Center.

UHS to collect student health insurance information for 2017-18

Penn State is moving toward a University-wide health insurance requirement for the 2018-19 academic school year. In preparation for the new requirement, University Health Services (UHS) will begin collecting student health insurance information in May 2017.
2017 Erickson Discovery Grants

Record 83 undergraduates receive 2017 Erickson Discovery Grants

Eighty-three students from across Penn State’s campuses will each be awarded a $3,500 Erickson Discovery Grant for summer 2017 through the Office of Undergraduate Education. The students will use the funds to immerse themselves in original research, scholarship, and creative work under the direct supervision of a faculty member.
Bieri speaks to students about his distracted driving accident

Distracted driving victim speaks to students in 'Death and Dying' class

Dave Bieri, who suffered life-threatening injuries in a car accident caused when he reached for his dropped cellphone, spoke to a Nursing 464 class about distracted driving, his personal experience in overcoming his injuries, and the impact the doctors, nurses, surgeons, therapists and medical personnel had on his recovery.
New SGA officers being sworn in

Worthington Scranton welcomes new Student Government Association officers

Penn State Worthington Scranton recently named and swore in the new Student Government Association (SGA) officers for the 2017-18 year.
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.