May 31, 1970 Bartlett quits as highway secretary Robert Bartlett, state Highway Secretary, announced that he would resign his post as secretary July 1. Bartlett said that he was leaving the post because he was “fed up with political interruptions that became part of the job.”
Sebastian Hutchins takes notes when he and his teammate step into the ring to fight rivals. The 18-year-old Riverside Junior-Senior High School senior is competitive and wants to win. The notes Hutchins takes helps them strategize ways to come out on top.
In the wake of the 2018 grand jury sex abuse report, the Diocese of Scranton faced a staggering deficit of $27.6 million and the lowest donations in 15 years when it ended its fiscal year June 30. Less than a year later, the diocese sold $27 million in property, covering its deficit.
The University of Scranton conferred more than 600 master’s and doctoral degrees at a virtual ceremony Saturday. Degrees were conferred to graduates in a group who had completed their academic degree requirements in August and December of 2019, as well as January and May of 2020.
A split Carbondale Area School Board hired a new district superintendent Saturday during a contentious meeting that also resulted in one member resigning because of infighting and stress from the position.
If the show must go on, the show must go online. The Great Scranton Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner on June 17 will move to the video application Zoom to help promote social distancing in the age of the coronavirus, the chamber said.
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 alumna Brianna Lowry transitioned from being a registered nurse at St. Joseph’s Trinity in Dunmore, Pennsylvania, before the pandemic, to currently serving in New York City in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
This past semester, corporate communication students got an opportunity to film and edit a video of a Family Business Alliance event, “If These Walls Could Talk,” a presentation by members of the Dempsey family, owners of the local companies Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply and DxDempsey.
Kim Stout-Kramer, a 2020 graduate of Penn State's Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) program, was recently recognized by the Honors Student Recognition Program of the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR).
After successfully transitioning to remote delivery for the final half of the spring semester, Penn State Scranton is well positioned through the hard work of faculty and staff to continue the practice during the summer.
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