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Student researcher Brian Escobar with his project at the Undergraduate Research Fair

HDFS student research

PSWS student Brian Escobar's research project, "The Effect of Grit on College Students’ Academic Self-Efficacy and Performance: The Role of Gender" took first place in the Social Science category at the 2017 Undergraduate Research Fair at Penn State Worthington Scranton. His faculty adviser was Dr. Raymond Petren, assistant professor of HDFS. Research is an important component for students in the major and prepares them for both their future career fields, as well as graduate school.

 

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
NEPA BlogCon 2016 participants

Participants learn valuable insights on blogging at this year's NEPA BlogCon event at PSWS

Attendees at this year's NEPA BlogCon event, hosted at Penn State Worthington Scranton, learn how to create and maintain successful blogs that keep their audiences engaged from successful, professional bloggers from around the country.

Large outdoor sculpture, "The University of Family" at PSWS by artist Oliver LaGrone, has graced a campus hillside for 40 years.

Sculptures have been part of campus history for 40 years

In May, 1976, African American artist Oliver LaGrone, Penn State's Artist-in-Residence at the time, created two sculptures for Penn State Worthington Scranton. Those pieces have been inspiring awe and curiosity for visitors and students alike for the past 40 years. By: Kelly Frey