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Lackawanna College named a “2023 Great College to Work For”

This honor places Lackawanna College as an elite company. Lackawanna College is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to the Great Colleges to Work For® program. The results, released today in a special insert of The Chronicle of Higher Education, are based on a survey of 194 colleges and […]

Governor Shapiro Nominates Lackawanna College Police Academy Director for Municipal Police Officer’s Training Commission

Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro nominated Lackawanna College Police Academy Director and retired Pennsylvania State Police Lieutenant Kevin F. Mahoney to serve on the Municipal Police Officers’ Training Commission (MPOETC). Mahoney’s nomination was unanimously approved by the Pennsylvania Senate on June 21, 2023. The Municipal Police Officers’ Education & Training Commission, consisting of 20 members appointed […]

Lackawanna College Police Academy Class 258 and 259 Cadets Graduate

The Lackawanna College Police Academy graduated the part-time Class 258 of Scranton andfull-time Class 259 of Hazleton during the ceremony. The graduating classes includes 36 totalcadets, who will begin their careers in law enforcement. “As you all go to serve and protect your communities, remember that law enforcement is anoble calling that requires constant learning, […]

Lackawanna College Holds Graduation for Class of 2023

Lackawanna College awarded 117 bachelor’s degrees along with more than 375 associate degrees and 19 certificates at the college’s 129th commencement in the Student Union building located in downtown Scranton. The ceremony honored the class of 2023 and Brianna McCarthy of Scranton presented the valedictory address. “In my time at Lackawanna College, I learned that […]

Lackawanna College announces Spring 2022 President’s List

SCRANTON, Pa. – Lackawanna College has recognized more than 380 students named to its President’s List for academic excellence during the Spring 2022 semester. A student qualifies for the President’s List if they achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or better with a minimum of 24 credit hours, including 12 credits during the most […]

Lackawanna College graduates Class of 2022; Classes of 2020 and 2021 honored

Lackawanna College awarded 114 bachelor’s degrees along with more than 413 associate degrees and 36 certificates at the college’s 128th commencement Saturday in the College’s Student Union building in downtown Scranton. The ceremony honored the class of 2022, along with the classes of 2020 and 2021, who had a virtual ceremony due to the impact […]

Lackawanna College President Dr. Jill Murray Named to Higher Education Power 100

SCRANTON, Pa. – May 3, 2022 – Lackawanna College President Dr. Jill Murray has been named to the City & State PA’s 2022 Higher Education Power 100, a list that recognizes the most powerful educators in Pennsylvania. Since assuming her role as the first female president at Lackawanna College, and in her prior role as College’s Executive […]

Thomas P. Cummings Discretionary Fund Established at Lackawanna College

April 5, 2022 — Atty. Tom Cummings, pictured center, has established the Thomas P. Cummings Discretionary Fund at Lackawanna College. The fund will assist students in the culinary and hospitality programs in need of non-tuition-related emergency funding. Pictured are from left, Kristen McNally, Kiesendahl School of Hospitality Director; culinary student Lucas Fein; Atty. Cummings; culinary […]

New ROCKET Project Supply Closet Opens

Pictured are, left to right, Dr. Jill Murray, Lackawanna College President; Theresa Scopelliti, ROCKET Project founder; Lisa Swartz, Scranton School District and Stephanie Decker, Lackawanna College Associate VP of Social and Economic Impact. Today, Lackawanna College Registrar’s Office Connecting Kids with Educational Tools (ROCKET) Project cut the ribbon on a supply closet, a store environment […]