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Penn State Office for General Education

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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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.
Russoniello receives Sherbine award

Russoniello receives K. Bruce Sherbine Penn State Proud Award

Penn State Worthington Scranton Director of Development Maria Russoniello is the 2017 recipient of the campus’ K. Bruce Sherbine Penn State Proud Award.
Dr. Agnès Kim

Penn State astrophysicist receives Dr. Richard J. and Sally Matthews Award

Agnès Kim, assistant professor of physics at Penn State Worthington Scranton, is the recipient of the 2017 Dr. Richard J. and Sally Matthews Award for Scholarly Activity. The award is given each year to a member of the campus faculty in recognition of his/her scholarly and research activities.
Kailey Gearhart

Honors student presents celiac disease research at conference in Pittsburgh

Kailey Gearhart, an honors sophomore who plans to major in nursing at Penn State Worthington Scranton, presented her research findings on celiac disease at the Northeast Regional Honors Conference in Pittsburgh earlier this spring.
Kiernan Riley

Nursing student Kiernan Riley awarded University grant to continue research

Kiernan Riley, a senior honor’s nursing student at Penn State Worthington Scranton, was awarded a Penn State Student Engagement Network grant to study the effects of a teaching intervention about organ donation on high school students’ attitudes and intent to register as organ donors when applying for drivers’ licenses.
Kalei Kowalchik at the PSWS 2017 Undergraduate Research Fair

Grant to help nursing student pursue engaged learning experience

Kalei Kowalchik, a sophomore honor’s nursing major at Penn State Worthington Scranton, has been awarded a Penn State Student Engagement Network grant to pursue an engaged learning experience with the Visiting Nurses Association Home Health and Hospice of Lackawanna County.
Kristin Greene

Worthington Scranton librarian presents at national conference

"What if the ideal tools for teaching undergraduate students the most critical information literacy concepts have been sitting in the stacks all along collecting dust, or wading out in digital space unencountered?" That is the question Kristin E.C. Green, acting head librarian at Penn State Worthington Scranton, tackled during her recent presentation at The Innovative Library Classroom Conference.
PSWS IST instructor Aebli receives his award

Instructor receives Excellence in Teaching Award

Andrew L. Sears, dean of Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology, left, presents the 2017 College of IST Excellence in Teaching Award to Penn State Worthington Scranton Information Sciences and Technology (IST) Instructor and IST Internship Coordinator Fred Aebli at the college's recent awards ceremony.
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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.

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