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Cleaning up

Not your typical college spring break trip...

Students from Penn State Worthington Scranton joined over 100 more from five other Penn State campuses and spent their spring break on Texas’ Gulf Coast, helping to clean up communities still struggling through the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
Students stand with homeowners outside a Houston residence damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

Penn State students spend break renovating Texas homes damaged by hurricane

More than 100 students from six Penn State campuses spent spring break in Texas, cleaning out homes that were damaged by Hurricane Harvey. "It's easy to repair a house," one said. "It's not as easy to put a home back together."
Two Penn State Behrend students remove a damaged section of wall from a home in Houston.

Behrend ASB trip 2

Two dozen students from Penn State Behrend joined others from five different Penn State campuses to clean homes in Texas that had been damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

A group of Penn State Behrend students stand with the owners of a Houston home damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

Behrend ASB trip 1

One hundred students from six Penn State campuses spent their spring break in Texas, gutting homes that were damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

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14 Penn Staters honored with Alumni Fellow Award

The Penn State Alumni Association will recognize 14 graduates on Oct. 4 with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Alumni Association.
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Penn State’s NSF I-Corps program seeks applications by Sept. 15 and Oct. 15

The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.
Arsalan Iftikhar

International speaker to present, Islamaphobia, at PSWS on November 3

ISLAMAPHOBIA presented by: Arsalan Iftikhar, J.D www.themuslimguy.com Thursday, November 3, 2016 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm at Penn State Worthington Scranton, Study Learning Center, Sherbine Lounge
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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.