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PSWS hosts Scranton Reads lecture on Marilynne Robinson's 'Gilead'

Penn State Worthington Scranton will host a lecture and discussion lead by Joseph Kraus, professor of English at The University of Scranton, at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the campus' Business Building, Hawk Lecture Hall. He will be reading from Marilynne Robinson’s American Version of "Gilead." This event is free and open to the public, as well as the campus community.
Marko with jazz musicians

Alumni to offer 'A Night of Penn State Jazz' Oct. 26 in Wilkes-Barre

Penn State alumni representing four northeast regional campuses — Hazleton, Schuylkill, Wilkes-Barre and Worthington Scranton — will be offering “A Night of Penn State Jazz” on Oct. 26 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre. The concert, featuring Penn State’s Centre Dimensions jazz ensemble, will begin at 7:30 p.m.
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Worthington Scranton Chorale and Jazz Band takes their show on the road

Penn State Worthington Scranton's Annual Spring Concert will take place at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, at The Theater at North, 1539 N. Main Avenue, Scranton. The event is free and open to the public.
Nulton with Night Bazaar anthology

Corinne Nulton with Night Bazaar

Corinne Nulton, an academic adviser and adjunct English instructor at Penn State Worthington Scranton, shows off a copy of "The Night Bazaar: Eleven Haunting Tales of Forbidden Wishes and Dangerous Desires," a new fantasy fiction anthology that contains her short story "Ember and Ash." 

Comedian Dave Coulier performs his comedy act.

Dave Coulier a hit at Penn State Worthington Scranton

Comedian Dave Coulier wows a crowd of several hundred during his appearance Sept. 27 at Penn State Worthington Scranton, receiving a standing ovation and then taking time after his performance to meet with students and give a personal interview.
Nursing student Gabriella Cristiano explains her project to Dr. Renee Bishop

Nursing 200W students to present research

On Monday, Aug. 8, Nursing 200W students will present their summer research projects to the campus community from 9 to 11 a.m. in Room 118 of the Business Building.
Large outdoor sculpture, "The University of Family" at PSWS by artist Oliver LaGrone, has graced a campus hillside for 40 years.

Oliver LaGrone's "University of Family" sculpture

The "University of Family" sculpture at Penn State Worthington, located on a hillside on the upper portion of the campus, is one of two original sculptures created by 20th century African American artist Oliver LaGrone, specifically for the campus. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the piece's installation. 

Large outdoor sculpture, "The University of Family" at PSWS by artist Oliver LaGrone, has graced a campus hillside for 40 years.

Sculptures have been part of campus history for 40 years

In May, 1976, African American artist Oliver LaGrone, Penn State's Artist-in-Residence at the time, created two sculptures for Penn State Worthington Scranton. Those pieces have been inspiring awe and curiosity for visitors and students alike for the past 40 years. 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