Two MMI students selected from global applicant pool to participate in entrepreneurship program

Two MMI students selected from global applicant pool to participate in entrepreneurship program   (Freeland, PA – April 4, 2016) – MMI Preparatory School juniors Katherine Eschenbach and Keenan Overa were two of 76 students from around the world selected to participate in the Pennsylvania School for Global Entrepreneurship at Lehigh University. Eschenbach is the…

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Marywood University to Hold Free Anxiety Screenings

Marywood University to Hold Free Anxiety Screenings   SCRANTON, PA (April 1, 2016)-Marywood University’s Psychological Services Center will offer free, confidential anxiety screenings on Thursday, April 7, 2016, from 9 a.m.-7 p.m., in the McGowan Center for Graduate and Professional Studies, on the University’s campus. The free screenings are open to the public and to…

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Marywood University to Host Third Lecture on Pope Francis’s Encyclical Letter

Marywood University to Host Third Lecture on Pope Francis’s Encyclical Letter SCRANTON, PA (April 1, 2016)-Marywood University’s campus ministry office, the science department, and the theology department will host the third lecture in the series on Pope Francis’s Encyclical Letter, Laudato Si (Praised Be You): A Conversation on the Care of “Our Common Home,” on Wednesday,…

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The Old Forge Leo Club collected cleaning supplies and hygiene products for the women’s resource center in Scranton

The Old Forge Leo Club collected cleaning supplies and hygiene products for the women’s resource center in Scranton. The students each donated a tote bag from the “31” company and then filled them with donated supplies. Pictured left to right: Jenna Ziemba, Ashley Katchmar, Madison Wagner, Angela Booth, Madelyn O’Hearn, Skyy Peperno, Rohit Sachveda, Carolyn…

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Marywood University Student Wins Healthcare Management Essay Competition

Marywood University Student Wins Healthcare Management Essay Competition SCRANTON, PA (March 31, 2016)—Rebin Zikhani, M.D., Scranton, Pa., who recently earned a Master of Health Services Administration degree from Marywood University, was awarded first place in the graduate division for his essay “7-Step Pathway for Preventing Errors in Healthcare,” at the 2016 Richard J. Stull Student…

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Forty-five MMI students capture first place at Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science competition

­­­Forty-five MMI students capture first place at Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science competition   (Freeland, PA – March 8, 2016) – Forty-five of MMI Preparatory School’s 55 entrants placed first at the recent Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science competition at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre. Ali Aijaz, Gabriella DeMelfi, Garrett Kost and Chava Kornblatt all placed…

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The Old Forge Spirit Squad collected kitchen items and monetary donations to help The Old Forge Life Skills clas

Old Forge Donates The Old Forge Spirit Squad collected kitchen items and monetary donations to help The Old Forge Life Skills  class and students with everyday supplies for their classroom. Pictured Left to Right: 1st row: Varsity Cheer Coach: Kelly Tansley Cheerleaders: Madison Schuback Lexi Tayoun Jennie Thomas Mattia Krappa Lexi Digregorio Christa Eisele Tanasha…

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The Old Forge School District participated in the Northeast regional Cancer Institutes Casual Day

The Old Forge School District participated in the Northeast regional Cancer Institutes Casual Day on Thursday March 31st.  The Old Forge Teachers and Staff donated $1,050 to this great cause. Pictured left to right : Sitting: Jennifer Churla, Paula Marsico, Beth Spedding, Brenda Schuback, Aleca Semenza, Jessica Casey, Emily Gray. Standing Left to right: Joann…

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Marywood University to Hold Undergraduate Open House

Marywood University to Hold Undergraduate Open House   SCRANTON, PA (March 31, 2016)-Marywood University will hold an undergraduate open house on Saturday, April 16, 2016, for high school students and their parents. The program will begin with registration at 9 a.m., in the Fireplace Lounge in the Nazareth Student Center, on the university’s campus. The…

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SADD Club Members Participate in Anti-Tobacco Training

SADD Club Members Participate in Anti-Tobacco Training The West Scranton High School SADD club members recently participated in an anti-tobacco training program presented by Mr. Anthony Delonti of the American Lung Association.  The students were informed of the negative consequences of tobacco use and were trained to become peer educators to younger students. Pictured are…

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