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PSWS hosts Scranton Reads lecture on Marilynne Robinson's 'Gilead'

Penn State Worthington Scranton will host a lecture and discussion lead by Joseph Kraus, professor of English at The University of Scranton, at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the campus' Business Building, Hawk Lecture Hall. He will be reading from Marilynne Robinson’s American Version of "Gilead." This event is free and open to the public, as well as the campus community.
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Andy Yakubik is the campus employee of the month for October

Andy Yakubik, Penn State Worthington Scranton police officer, has been named the October Employee of the Month by Chancellor Marwan Wafa.
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Alumni to offer 'A Night of Penn State Jazz' Oct. 26 in Wilkes-Barre

Penn State alumni representing four northeast regional campuses — Hazleton, Schuylkill, Wilkes-Barre and Worthington Scranton — will be offering “A Night of Penn State Jazz” on Oct. 26 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre. The concert, featuring Penn State’s Centre Dimensions jazz ensemble, will begin at 7:30 p.m.
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Renee Bishop-Pierce to present at conference in Croatia

Renee Bishop-Pierce, an associate professor of biology at Penn State Worthington Scranton, will be in Croatia next month to present her research, “The Impact of Subterranean Groundwater Discharge on Coastal Productivity.”

Movie Night fundraiser to benefit hurricane relief efforts

Penn State Worthington Scranton student clubs will host a movie night Sept. 27 at the Circle Drive-in, located on Route 6 in Dickson City, in support of hurricane relief efforts.
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Penn State Worthington Scranton to host NEPA BlogCon on Oct. 14

NEPA BlogCon will return to Penn State Worthington Scranton on Oct. 14. Now entering its sixth year, NEPA BlogCon is northeastern Pennsylvania's only blogging and social media conference. Tickets are free, but advanced registration is required.
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Campuses host special fundraiser for THON at national championship baseball game

Penn State Hazleton, Penn State Wilkes-Barre and Penn State Worthington Scranton will host a special outreach event on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at the AAA National Championship Baseball Game taking place at PNC Field on Montage Mountain. The event, which is aimed at growing brand awareness and showcasing the impact Penn State makes on Northeast Pennsylvania, will also serve as a fundraiser for THON.
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Office for General Education seeks Faculty Scholar applications

The application period is now open for the General Education Faculty Scholars Program, comprised of 16 faculty members representing the various campuses, colleges and general education areas at Penn State.
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14 Penn Staters honored with Alumni Fellow Award

The Penn State Alumni Association will recognize 14 graduates on Oct. 4 with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Alumni Association.
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Penn State’s NSF I-Corps program seeks applications by Sept. 15 and Oct. 15

The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.

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