Riverside High Schools students, accompanied by guidance counselor Mrs. Abbey Judge, recently visited Penn State Worthington Campus to attend an event hosted by Radius 40 – a group of business leaders in NEPA working to promote economic growth and support our students and entrepreneurs. The event focused on students interested in science-related majors and careers.

Radius 40 has developed an S2S (student to student) Speed Mentoring program whereby high school students, typically juniors, sit with college students for an opportunity to ask questions about college choice, majors, college life, working while attending school, and anything else they have questions about. To date, they have partnered with the University of Scranton, Misericordia, and Penn State Worthington Scranton pairing college students with students from seven local high schools for these one day events. The feedback from all has been extremely positive.

Penn State Worthington Scranton (PSWS) hosted this particular S2S Speed Mentoring event on Thursday, April 10. Students also had the opportunity to sit in on biology, physics, and chemistry labs, eat lunch in the cafeteria and listen to a presentation about science majors at Penn State.

Pictured, back row, left to right: Brianna Galonis. Lauren Grzyboski, Morgan Mickavicz, Mallory Puchalski, Cassie Soulivanh, Corrine Evans, Ashley Sabatell, Rachel Tinklepaugh
Front row: Kris Merrick-Tompkins, Ryan Erfman