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Marko Marcinko

According to Marko Marcinko, Penn State School of Music’s director of jazz studies, one of the biggest challenges as an educator is relaying the importance of rehearsal time. “You cannot just talk about it,” he said. “You must work the craft in practice and in performance. Only then can you achieve expertise.”

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Worthington Scranton Chorale and Jazz Band entertain twice this holiday season

The Penn State Worthington Scranton Chorale and Jazz Band, along with the Roc[k]tets, will continue its annual tradition of performing holiday music for the campus and local community. Two concerts will take place: one at the Living Christmas Village at Grace Bible Church in Dunmore at 4 p.m. on Dec. 3, and another at the campus' The View Cafe at noon on Dec. 6.
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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.