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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.
Tim Wise

Tim Wise

Tim Wise, one of the most prominent anti-racist writers and educators in the United States, will speak at Penn State Worthington Scranton at 7 p.m. April 12.

Nittany lion with ballons

Nittany Lion with balloons

The Nittany Lion is looking forward to the annual Breakfast with the Nittany Lion on April 2 hosted by the Penn State Worthington Scranton Alumni Society. The annual event raises money for scholarships, campus programs, facilities and more. Tickets are available now!

2017 Excellence in Diversity Awardees

Worthington Scranton celebrates diversity with special MLK Day event

Penn State Worthington Scranton celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.'s memory by hosting a special diversity event on campus, featuring diversity-themed presentations and special break-out sessions aimed at getting students, staff, faculty and community members engaged in helping to increase diversity efforts and foster greater understanding of different cultures.
A showcase of some banned books

Library open house celebrates Banned Books Week

The library staff at Penn State Worthington Scranton held an Open House event on the first day of national Banned Books Week, honoring both the resources that the PSWS campus library offers today's students, as well as celebrating people's right to read whatever books they choose.
Students attend PSWS' Campus Club Fair on Wednesday.

Campus Club Fair continues on Thursday, Sept. 1

Campus Club Fair gives students a chance to meet campus club members and learn more about the 20 different clubs currently active at Penn State Worthington Scranton.