Marywood University Master of Social Work Students Travel to Kenya for Month-Long Field Experience

Four Marywood University School of Social Work,  master of social work (MSW) students, Jenny Gonzalez Monge, Scranton, Pa.; Shanna Holmes, Wilkes-Barre, Pa; Cory Strubert, Bartonsville, Pa.; Kate Zelazny, Milton, Pa.; along with a Marywood School of Social Work  MSW graduate and Ph.D. student, Sister Kevin Karimi, LSOSP, Scranton, Pa.; and Dr. Lloyd L. Lyter, professor…

Marywood University Student to Serve as Guest Speaker at Music Education Roundtable Event

Marywood University senior music education student, Harlow Alexander, Pittston, Pa., has received an invitation to serve as the guest speaker at the East Tennessee Music Education Roundtable that will take place in Maryville, Tenn., on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Ms. Alexander will share her thoughts on current issues in the profession, including professional networking, best…

Marywood University Receives Moses Taylor Foundation Grant

Marywood University was recently notified that it is the recipient of an $18,287 Moses Taylor Foundation Grant. The grant was awarded to complete preventative screenings and speech-language stimulation with children enrolled in Head Start Centers throughout Lackawanna County. Marywood University student clinicians will conduct hearing and speech-language screenings and facilitate language stimulation groups for children,…

Weinberg Foundation Donates $600,000 for Salvadori’s STEAM Education Programs in Northeastern Pennsylvania

    The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation generously donates $600,000 over two years to continue the Salvadori Center’s STEAM-based education program for EVERY 5th and 7th grade student in Scranton and Riverside, PA, as well as 9th grade students at Scranton West High School. Salvadori Educator Kaelin Anderson described the powerful impact the Salvadori…

SCRANTON SCHOOL BOARD STATEMENT ON THE FINDINGS OF THE 41 ST STATEWIDE INVESTIGATING GRAND JURY

In January, the Board of Education requested that the Lackawanna County District Attorney launch an investigation into the use of taxpayer dollars to pay for non-descript services and healthcare benefits to a non-employee of the Scranton School District between 2006-2017, a matter identified as Finding No. 5 in the Auditor General’s Performance Audit released in…

Scranton School District – Grand Jury Findings 2018

“The School District thanks Attorney General Shapiro for the time and resources he and his team members have put into the investigation of Dan Sansky. From the onset of the investigation the District has and will continue to fully cooperate,” said Superintendent Dr. Alexis T. Kirijan. The investigation was prompted by Auditor General De Pasquale’s…

West Scranton Junior Studies Law at Stanford

West Scranton junior Kailey DeFina was nominated to join other high school students from across the country to participate in the Stanford University Intensive Law and Trial Program at the university campus in California, which took place this past summer. The program lasted for 10 days, from July 25 to August 4, and allowed students…

Marywood University’s Chamber Singers Receive Invitation to Perform at Lincoln University

For the first time in their history, Marywood University’s Chamber Singers have been invited to perform at the American Choral Directors Association Conference at Lincoln University. Through a competitive application process, Marywood University’s Chamber Singers will be one of four choirs that have been chosen to perform at the conference, which takes place on October…

Marywood University Professor Selected for State Chair of Pennsylvania

David Romines, D.M.A., Dickson City, Pa., associate professor of music education, director of bands, and co-chairperson of the music, theatre, and dance department at Marywood University. The National Band Association Executive Committee has appointed F. David Romines, D.M.A., associate professor of music education, director of bands, and co-chairperson of the music, theatre, and dance department…