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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.
Planners for 2017 health fair

PSWS to host annual Nittany Lion Free Children's Health Fair

This year's Nittany Lion Free Children's Health Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at Penn State Worthington Scranton's Multipurpose Building. The event is open to the public and free of charge.
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Northeast campuses sign articulation agreement with Lackawanna College

Lackawanna College students who graduate with their associate degree now have direct transfer options to three regional Penn State campuses thanks to an articulation agreement the institutions announced Aug. 10 at Penn State Worthington Scranton in Dunmore.
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Brad Kovaleski receives 2017 Award for Excellence in Administrative Services

Brad Kovaleski, director of student affairs and engagement at Penn State Worthington Scranton, was the recipient of this year’s Award for Excellence in Administrative Services. Kovaleski was nominated for his role in organizing the campus’ recent Safe Zone training.
Mary Runco receives Excellence Award

Mary Runco receives 2017 Award for Excellence in Support Services

Mary Runco, administrative assistant for academic affairs/nursing at Penn State Worthington Scranton, was recently named the recipient of the campus’ Award for Excellence in Support Services.

Mike Rzucidlo is the Worthington Scranton August Employee of the Month

Mike Rzucidlo of the campus' maintenance and operations department has been named the August Employee of the Month at Penn State Worthington Scranton by Chancellor Marwan Wafa.
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Penn State Worthington Scranton changing name to Penn State Scranton

Penn State's presence in the greater Scranton area will be taking on a new name: Penn State Scranton. Approved today (July 21) by the University's Board of Trustees, the name change is intended to increase general awareness and visibility of the campus and more accurately reflect its geographic region. The name also will continue to honor the campus’ namesake – Worthington Scranton – as well as the Scranton family, which continues to be involved with and support the campus.