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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.
Screenshot of LionSync interface

LionSync presents a new way for students to get involved

This year, students at Penn State Worthington Scranton can use technology to help them get more involved in extracurricular activities. LionSync is an online program that allows students to see all the organizations available to join on campus, as well as every event that is happening and when.
Students attend web animations camp at Worthington Scranton.

PSWS Summer Camps Make Learning Fun

Today's summer camps aren't just geared toward getting kids out of the house. The summer youth programs at PSWS integrate fun-filled activities with STEM, STEAM and STREAM initiatives that have campers learning new skills and preparing for their future careers. By: Kelly Frey
Actor Bob Shlesinger and writer Tom Flannery answer audience questions at the conclusion of their one-man play, The Last Thoughts of Gino Merli.

"The Last Thoughts of Gino Merli" performance a successful community event

"The Last Thoughts of Gino Merli", a one-man play written by local author Tom Flannery and enacted by local actor Bob Shlesinger, was performed at Penn State Worthington Scranton as part of a series of regional events celebrating Scranton's 150th Anniversary
Chancellor Wafa and students at THON

Worthington Scranton Students Participate at THON

PSWS Chancellor Marwan Wafa stopped by the Bryce Jordan Center at the start of THON to show his support to this year's THON dancers, Carli Gruzesky and Allan Souza, and cheer them on as they prepared for the 46-hour marathon.