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Heroin Hits home event

Heroin Hits Home presentation

Lackawanna County District Attorney Shane Scanlon, in photos at left and bottom, along with Joe Kane, L.S.W., clinical administrator for Clear Brook Treatment Centers, gave their Heroin Hits Home presentation at Penn State Worthington Scranton earlier this month.

Heroin Hits home event

Worthington Scranton hosts 'Heroin Hits Home' event for campus and community

Penn State Worthington Scranton recently hosted the "Heroin Hits Home" event, a powerful presentation that shared some startling facts and statistics about heroin use in Lackawanna County, along with some touching stories of those who have lost their lives or loved ones to heroin.
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 PSWS THON dancers

They did it 'For The Kids'

Campus nursing students Kelly Arnold and Kailey Gearhart did it "for the kids!" The two women made it through their first THON experience, dancing for 46 consecutive hours in the Bryce Jordan Center at University Park's THON this weekend.
THON dancers

PSWS THON 2017 dancers

Kailey Gearhart and Kelly Arnold, the campus' 2017 THON dancers, pose for a photo during their campus send-off last week, prior to leaving for University Park and THON weekend.  The campus held a pep-rally style send-off that over 100 students attended.

Kristin Greene

Kristin Greene, PSWS librarian

Kristin Greene, acting head librarian at Penn State Worthington Scranton shows off some of the library's reference materials. However, students at PSWS have full access to all of the University Library system resources.

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.
PSWS lion shrine

Penn State Worthington Scranton Receives Military Friendly Designation

Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs magazine, has named Penn State Worthington Scranton a Military Friendly School for its commitment to serving veterans.
All In graphic

PSWS will kick off University's new "All In" Initiative on Oct. 6

On Oct. 6, PSWS will join the rest of the Penn State community to kick off an ongoing University-wide initiative that brings students, faculty and staff together to show their commitment to cultivating a diverse and inclusive environment — respectful of everyone regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, abilities, background, veteran’s status, political beliefs, and all the ways we differ.
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.