Miners at four Glen Alden mining operations —Woodward, Huber, Nottingham and Old Washington — voted to continue their strike despite an order from President Franklin D. Roosevelt to end the walkout and return to work in 48 hours.
The region’s only medical college could soon train the area’s newest nurses. Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is in the “earliest stages” of creating a nursing school, according to a statement from the college.
Aided by another strong year of investment returns, Scranton’s composite pension fund had assets of $75.2 million as of last week, an increase of roughly $1 million over the prior month’s value, according to the funds’ financial adviser.
Students at The University of Scranton were able to help with hurricane relief, at animal shelters, mentoring at local schools and many other projects by volunteering through local non-profit organizations participating in the University’s annual Volunteer Fair.
More that 500 University of Scranton students participated a career fair that offered them opportunities for internships, employment and advanced degrees in disciplines ranging from business and science to physical therapy, education and criminal justice.
“There’s always a way around it. There’s always a way to push forward. No one should live in the idea that you can’t do something. If you want to do it, it’s yours. You have to make the decision to say ‘I can do this’ and ‘I will do this,’” said RJ Mitte, multi-faceted actor, producer, model and disability advocate, at the evening town hall event the 16th An […]
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 internation […]
Penn State Worthington Scranton will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with its third annual MLK Day Luncheon and Excellence in Diversity Awards ceremony at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 15, in The View Cafe. Afterward students, staff and faculty will be going out into the community to participate in a variety of volunteer efforts.
Definition: (adjective) Deeply or seriously thoughtful. Synonyms: contemplative, meditative, musing, pondering, reflective, ruminative, brooding, broody. Usage: Emma's pensive meditations, as she walked home, were not interrupted; but on entering the parlor, she found those who must rouse her. Discuss