Carolyn Bonacci, M.A., Scranton, Pa., Director of Professional Continuing Education, Marywood University


SCRANTON, PA (February 20, 2017)—Carolyn Bonacci, M.A., was recently appointed as the director of professional continuing education at Marywood University. Ms. Bonacci also serves as an instructor in the philosophy department at the University.


In her position as director of professional continuing education, Ms. Bonacci is involved with the planning and coordinating of professional continuing education and workforce education discipline workshops that include: activity professionals; addictions counselors and prevention specialists; art therapists; attorneys; certified case managers; certified counselors; certified public accountants; educators; employee assistance professionals; funeral directors; music therapists; nurses; nursing home administrators; physician assistants; psychologists; registered dieticians; social workers and family therapists; speech-language pathologists and audiologists; nurse aides, and food protection manager certification.


The next spring semester program for the professional continuing education department will take place on Friday, March 31, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. The program, “Online Technologies: Mission Development, Ethical Issues and Suicide Prevention for Mental Health Professionals,” will feature David J. Palmiter, Ph.D., professor in the psychology and counseling department at Marywood University. The program will take place in the Upper Main Dining Hall in the Nazareth Student Center. Registration will begin online in early March.


Ms. Bonacci completed her master’s degree in philosophy at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass., in 2009. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Loyola University in Maryland in philosophy and fine arts with a concentration in art history. She also studied abroad at both Oxford University (Wadham College) in England and at Syracuse University in Florence, Italy. Her area of specialization in art history is in Italian late Medieval and early Renaissance art.



For additional information about Marywood University’s professional continuing education and workforce education program, please visit, or email Carolyn Bonacci, at, or call (570) 348-6061.