Fired Scranton zoning officer John “Jack” Sweeney blamed more than $1,400 in missing city building permit fees on a theft from his car. Trouble is, police say, Sweeney never mentioned the missing money to anyone for a month and not until someone asked. Th
SCRANTON — The County of Lackawanna Transit System decided against doing its annual Dump the Pump Day this year. COLTS spokeswoman Gretchen Wintermantel said the agency decided against offering free rides today partly because the American Public Transport
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 Scranton hosted the annual Student Ambassador Program, a legislative competition featuring high school seniors from Sen. John Blake's 22nd Senatorial District. During the event, Blake presented Chancellor Marwan Wafa with an official Pennsylvania Senate citation commemorating the campus' 50th anniversary.
At this year's annual meeting of the Academy of Management, set for Aug. 9-13 in Boston, Penn State Scranton Assistant Professor of Business Jiexin Wang will co-chair a symposium titled "Understanding Consequences of Workaholism: Mechanisms, Boundary Condition, and Cross-Level Effects.”
Paul Frisch, lecturer in history, arts and humanities, delved into medieval English history for the final Lunch and Learn lecture of Penn State Scranton’s spring semester. His talk, “The Wonderful and Merciless Parliaments: Or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned About Medieval Treason,” was a colorful recounting of Parliament’s activities in 14th-century Engl […]
From July 22 to Aug. 9, Penn State Scranton's Center for Business Development and Community Outreach will offer its English Language Development Summer College Preparedness Program to high school students or graduates whose primary language is other than English.