People on the Move – Col. (Ret.) Lorraine Breen; Mary Ellen Coleman; William R. Lynett; Marywood University

People on the Move – Col. (Ret.) Lorraine Breen; Mary Ellen Coleman; William R. Lynett; Marywood University   A trio of organizers is working to ensure the success of Marywood University’s Fourth Annual Community Leadership Celebration. Col. (Ret.) Lorraine R. Breen, Alexandria, Va.; Mary Ellen Coleman, Jefferson Twp., Pa.; and William R. Lynett, Clarks Summit, Pa., have spent the…

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CNN Correspondent to Address Marywood Graduates

CNN Correspondent to Address Marywood Graduates   SCRANTON, PA (April 7, 2017)— Jill Dougherty, CNN foreign correspondent and former Moscow bureau chief, distinguished Visiting Practitioner at the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, and a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C., will be the…

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Marywood University Faculty Selected as Outstanding Dietetic Educator

Marywood University Faculty Selected as Outstanding Dietetic Educator SCRANTON, PA (April 5, 2017)—Marywood University faculty member Erin O’Hora, DHSc, RDN, LDN, Moosic, Pa., was recently notified that she has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (PAND) Outstanding Dietetic Education Award for the Graduate category. Dr. O’Hora was…

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West Scranton Students Earn Awards at NEIU Computer Fair

West Scranton Students Earn Awards at NEIU Computer Fair Four West Scranton students participated in the 2017 NEIU19 PA High School Computer Fair. Three were honored with awards.  Juniors Jessica Hoban and Sara McCauley earned 3rd place for their graphic design for Hidden Heaven Pet Grooming.  Sophomores Adam Sprague and Emilia Doda each submitted entries to…

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The business students/FBLA members who recently participated in a D. Carl Peet Mock Interview Day sponsored by the Wayne County School-to-Work Committee.

Pictured are the business students/FBLA members who recently participated in a D. Carl Peet Mock Interview Day sponsored by the Wayne County School-to-Work Committee.  Approximately twenty local businesspersons/educators volunteered their time to interview high school students from Forest City, Wallenpaupack Area, Honesdale, and Western Wayne school districts. Each student brought a resume detailing his/her skills…

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Seventeen students from Western Wayne High School captured awards at the State Leadership Conference of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) recently held in Hershey.

Seventeen students from Western Wayne High School captured awards at the State Leadership Conference of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) recently held in Hershey.  Competition was held in more than 70 business and business-related individual, team, and chapter events. The following students were recognized on stage during the Awards of Excellence program:  Dakota…

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A Group of Valley View Art students took a field trip to Marywood University to make ceramic bowls that will be a part of the “Empty Bowls” fundraiser

On March 20th, a group of Valley View Art students took a field trip to Marywood University to make ceramic bowls that will be a part of the “Empty Bowls” fundraiser for Meals on Wheels. The bowls made will be sold during First Friday at the AFA Gallery on Lackawanna Avenue. Pictured left to right; Nikki Moser,…

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Marywood University’s School of Social Work Announces Distinguished Award Recipients

Marywood University’s School of Social Work Announces Distinguished Award Recipients   SCRANTON, PA (April 4, 2017)—Marywood University’s School of Social Work recently announced distinguished award recipients for 2017 at its spring Honors Induction ceremony, which was held on campus.   Gina Morgese, Carbondale, Pa., is the 2017 recipient of the Kaitlin A. Prislupsky Award. The Kaitlin…

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MMI students place in top four at PA School Press Association Student Journalism State Championships

MMI students place in top four at PA School Press Association Student Journalism State Championships   (Freeland, PA – April 3, 2017) – Four MMI Preparatory School students placed in the top four at the Pennsylvania School Press Association Student Journalism State Championships, which were held last month at Penn State University’s University Park campus.…

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