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Leaders from five eastern Penn State campuses sign an articulation agreement with Luzerne County Community College.

Five campuses sign articulation agreement with Luzerne County Community College

Students who earn an associate degree from Luzerne County Community College can directly transfer into bachelor’s programs at five eastern Penn State campuses, leaders of the institutions announced Feb. 27 at Penn State Hazleton.
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Campus showcases entrepreneurial project at Invent Penn State Day

A group of Penn State Worthington Scranton students, faculty and administrators attended the Invent Penn State Media Day earlier this month at the state capitol building in Harrisburg. The campus group was part of a University contingent who went to the capitol to draw attention to the Invent Penn State initiative, created just two-and-a-half years ago, which has established 21 innovation hubs across the Commonwealth.
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MLK Day was a 'day on' at Penn State Worthington Scranton

Penn State Worthington Scranton celebrated Martin Luther King Day with a celebratory luncheon and the presentation of the campus' Excellence in Diversity Awards Ceremony. This year's award recipients were: Parminder Parmar, associate professor of HDFS; and Salma Ahmed, a student at Marywood University, interfaith youth core officer, and international ambassador and public relations officer for the Deen Community Center in Scranton.
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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.
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Northeast campuses sign articulation agreement with Lackawanna College

Lackawanna College students who graduate with their associate degree now have direct transfer options to three regional Penn State campuses thanks to an articulation agreement the institutions announced Aug. 10 at Penn State Worthington Scranton in Dunmore.
Map of 17 sites of Invent Penn State Innovation Hubs

Invent Penn State initiative awards four $50,000 seed grants to campuses

The Invent Penn State initiative announced the awarding of four $50,000 seed grants to develop additional innovation hubs to jump-start entrepreneurial activities in campus communities across the Commonwealth. Awarded by a competitive selection process, the four grants will go to the Brandywine, Fayette, Mont Alto and Worthington Scranton campuses.
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Penn State Worthington Scranton receives $50,000 Invent Penn State grant

Penn State Worthington Scranton has received a $50,000 Invent Penn State grant to establish a pre-incubator in the city of Scranton’s South Side as part of an ongoing neighborhood revitalization effort, Chancellor Marwan A. Wafa, announced today (June 8).
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Opioid Crisis discussion panel attendees

Penn State Worthington Scranton and Penn State's College of Nursing recently hosted a panel discussion on "The Opioid Crisis in Pennsylvania." Pictured, from left, are nursing instructors Milton Evans, Justina Ferguson, and Donna Volpe; Pennsylvania Physician General Rachel Levine; Lackawanna County District Attorney Shane Scanlon, Dr. Friedman; Chancellor Marwan Wafa; and Scranton Police Chief Carl Graziano.

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