Each year, Penn State Scranton's Academic Affairs department hosts a special reception for new and returning adjunct faculty members. The Annual Adjunct Meet and Greet provides new and returning adjunct instructors with information on campus services and resources and to help support their success at Penn State Scranton.
Penn State alumni representing four northeast regional campuses ? Hazleton, Schuylkill, Scranton and Wilkes-Barre ? will offer ?A Night of Penn State Jazz? on Oct. 15 at the historic Ritz Theater in Scranton. Doors will open at 6 pm. The concert, featuring Penn State?s Centre Dimensions jazz ensemble, will begin at 7 p.m.
Penn State Scranton continued to look to the future while simultaneously honoring its past as it unveiled both its newly renovated patio and a new Penn State historical marker during a ribbon-cutting ceremony held today (Sept. 10).
Given its status as one of the most popular four-year degree programs at Penn State Scranton, the Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) program has built up an impressive alumni network throughout its two-decade-plus history. A celebration seems in order, and on Oct. 10 the program will host its very first HDFS Reunion Dinner.
Popular Bon Jovi tribute band Bon Jersey will serve as the headliner at a free community concert on Sept. 21 hosted at Penn State Scranton. The concert is the last event celebrating Penn State Scranton's 50th anniversary.
For Penn State Scranton students looking to enhance their academic experience outside of the classroom, there is no better investment than the campus Learning Center, located in the David and Ann Hawk Student Success Center in the lower level of the Study Learning Center. To promote its services, the Learning Center is hosting a series of informational sessions during the first month of the fall semester.
This fall?s scholarly communications and copyright workshop slate will include in-person workshops at Penn State Behrend, Penn State Scranton and Penn State Harrisburg, as well as a full set of Zoom workshops, including our popular trainings on complying with public access policies from federal agencies. There are specialized workshops for thesis and dissertation writers, instructional designers and scholarly authors.
Throughout the semester, Penn State Scranton's Counseling Services will host special events focused on a variety of relevant issues, from suicide awareness to self-defense to fitness-based wellness. The events came out of a poll conducted with the campus community last year regarding what types of counseling and wellness programming they wanted to see made available.
Students returned to Penn State Scranton this semester to find a campus community that?s now more accommodating to their schedules. In an effort to be better attuned to the needs of students, the campus has extended the hours of operation for several of its facilities.
Penn State students who commute to campus or live in on-campus apartments have a convenient option for grabbing a meal or a snack: the Commuter Meal Plan. The plan, which is charged to the student account, has recently been expanded to three levels and is now offered at additional Penn State locations.
Penn State Scranton recently welcomed two new staff members to the campus community ? Meghan Cruciani, who is the new associate director of academic advising, and Cameron Nielsen, who will serve a one-year appointment as reference and instruction librarian.
Penn State Scranton Students Services and Engagement Director Brad Kovaleski recently earned his doctorate in organizational learning from Gannon University in Erie, after successfully defending his dissertation, ?Exploring University Employee Perceptions of Engagement.?