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    • Culinary students share ham glaze recipes on WNEP’s ‘Leckey Live’

      Students from the Culinary Arts program and Chef Mark Seibert were featured on the WNEP morning news with Ryan Leckey on Friday, March 25. Students and Chef Seibert shared a variety of ham glazes prepared using natural ingredients ahead of the Easter holiday, but they can be used any time of the year. Now, the...
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    • Alum Jordan Loftus earning early accolades as filmmaker

      Less than one year after graduation, one Lackawanna alumnus is already earning local accolades. Jordan Loftus, of Duryea, Class of 2014, was named Best Local Filmmaker in the Electric City Best of 2014 contest. The annual newspaper poll celebrates the most talented individuals and popular places in northeastern Pennsylvania. Loftus graduated from Pittston Area in...
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    • Alumna Judy Kiehart, Class of 1973, finding success as a playwright

      Judy Kiehart recalls a different era at Lackawanna College, a time when, to the likely surprise of some today, there was a much different dress code for students who pursued degrees designed to put them right to work. “I’m sure we couldn’t wear jeans and a T-shirt. I’m sure of that, and I know I...
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    • Full scholarships aid area’s top students

      The inaugural recipients of the Lackawanna College Community Opportunity Scholarship have nearly completed their first full year of college courses. The scholarship, established in the spring of 2013, awards each student with full tuition for two years at the College. Among the first-ever recipients is 18-year-old Olyphant resident Danielle Priblo. The 2013 Mid Valley High...
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    • Lackawanna gave alum Kathleen Gildea confidence to pursue her dreams

      Lackawanna College has been the starting point for the life-long careers of many residents including Golden Alumni Ambassador Kathleen M. Gildea, M.Ed., LMFT. Gildea, a member of the class of 1963, fondly recalls receiving her start in Scranton. “In 1961, when I graduated from Archbald High School, my father didn’t believe in the necessity of...
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    • Class Notes

      2010s | 2000s | 1960s 2010s Ramanda Dewitt Ramanda Dewitt ’13 recently accepted a position as a Surgical Technician at Big Flats Surgical Center in Guthrie Hospital, Horseheads, N.Y. – Submitted Dec. 5, 2013 2000s Laura Duda Laura Duda ’09 finished her Master’s Degree from Wilkes University in Creative Writing in January 2013. – Submitted...
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    • President Obama Visits Campus

      Lackawanna College had the rare honor of hosting U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden at the Student Union in a joint appearance on Aug. 23, 2013 as they discussed their plan for college affordability. Members of the college community played a significant role in the president’s visit to Scranton, his second trip...
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    • Obama visit validates College’s role in higher ed

      Dear Friends, During his visit to Scranton, President Obama said, “I wanted to visit Lackawanna College because of the great work you’re doing here—giving people a first class education that doesn’t cost a fortune, with support in place to make sure that students stay on track.” Hearing the President of the United States validate Lackawanna...
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    • President Volk’s inauguration speech

      The following remarks were delivered by President Mark Volk during his inauguration ceremony on July 27, 2012: Senator Blake; Representative Staback; Commissioners Wancsak, O’Brien, and O’Malley; Mayor Doherty; BG Gronski; Chairman DeNaples and members of the Lackawanna Board of Trustees; distinguished colleagues; guests; family and friends, I can’t adequately express to you how honored and...
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