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Panelists at the recent Opioid panel discussion at PSWS

Worthington Scranton hosts panel discussion on the opioid crisis in Pennsylvania

Penn State Worthington Scranton and Penn State's College of Nursing recently hosted a panel discussion on "The Opioid Crisis in Pennsylvania," which was attended by 80 individuals from the campus, University and local communities.

UHS to collect student health insurance information for 2017-18

Penn State is moving toward a University-wide health insurance requirement for the 2018-19 academic school year. In preparation for the new requirement, University Health Services (UHS) will begin collecting student health insurance information in May 2017.
New SGA officers being sworn in

2017-18 SGA Officers at PSWS

Ashli Daley, at podium, newly appointed president of Penn State Worthington Scranton's Student Government Association, swears in her fellow officers at the recent Student Awards Recognition Dinner. From left are:  From left, are: Nicole Paolicelli, public relations; Farzana Azizi, chief of staff; Elizabeth Brandt, vice president; Shanie Mohamed, chief justice; and Monique Robinson, treasurer.

New SGA officers being sworn in

Worthington Scranton welcomes new Student Government Association officers

Penn State Worthington Scranton recently named and swore in the new Student Government Association (SGA) officers for the 2017-18 year.
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.

Penn State Hazleton to host regional financial literacy workshops

The Penn State Hazleton library is sponsoring sessions on financial literacy for students, community members and employees on April 26. Two sessions are scheduled for employees and students of the Hazleton, Schuylkill, Wilkes-Barre and Worthington Scranton campuses.
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.

Tim Wise

Anti-racist author/educator Tim Rice to speak at Penn State Worthington Scranton

On April 12, Tim Wise, author of seven books, including his highly-acclaimed memoir, "White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son," will be speaking at Penn State Worthington Scranton. He will enlighten the public on racism in America, law enforcement, and the Black Lives Matter Movement.