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Penn State Stand for State All That We Are

Penn State community event invites participants to explore 'All That WE ARE'

Stand for State will host an event, “All That WE ARE,” at Penn State campuses between Jan. 15 and 30. Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate.
PSWS lion shrine with flags

Worthington Scranton announces military appreciation events for week of Nov. 13

Penn State Worthington Scranton will host a variety of events the week of Nov. 13 to commemorate veterans and military personnel, including a special recognition at the women's and men's basketball games on Nov. 14.
Veterans events

Veterans activities

Military Appreciation events at Penn State Worthington Scranton.

Marwan Wafa and wife

Worthington Scranton announces spring schedule for Diversity Circles

Penn State Worthington Scranton has announced that it will hold another series of Diversity Circles at the campus starting in February. The program offers campus and local community members the opportunity to gain a new understanding of others' perspectives and experiences that shape their own unique world views.
Nittany Lion on golf cart

Annual James D. Gallagher Golf Tournament set for June 19

Scranton-area Penn State alumni will host the 29th annual Penn State Worthington Scranton Alumni Society/James D. Gallagher Golf Tournament on June 19 at the Country Club of Scranton. The event is the organization's largest annual fundraiser and over the years has provided hundreds of thousands of dollars for student scholarships and special projects at the campus
Nittany Lion driving golf cart at last year's tournament

Nittany lion on golf cart

The Nittany Lion will again be cheering on this year's golfers at the PSWS Alumni Society's James D. Gallagher Annual Golf Tournament at the Country Club of Scranton on June 19.

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.
Pinwheel garden at PSWS

PSWS pinwheel garden

Mary Ann LaPorta, executive director of the Children's Advocacy Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania, plants the final pinwheel at the PSWS Nittany Lion Shrine in honor of Child Abuse Awareness Awareness Month. The pinwheel garden was organized by students and faculty in the campus' HDFS program, Community Service Club and Child Maltreatment and Advocacy Studies minor.

pinwheels at PSWS

Planting a special kind of garden for a special cause

The pinwheel garden recently planted at Penn State Worthington Scranton's Nittany Lion Shrine symbolizes the campus’ commemoration of April as Child Abuse Awareness Month, and is a symbol of hope for victims of child abuse.