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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 […]

Moses Taylor Foundation Board Approves $250,000 Grant for Lackawanna College Scholarships

The Moses Taylor Foundation Board of Directors has approved a five-year grant of $250,000 to support Lackawanna College students pursuing degrees in Health Sciences and Human Services. This gift established the Moses Taylor Foundation Annual Scholarship in honor of LaTida Smith, the Foundation’s President and CEO from 2015 to 2021. The Foundation and Lackawanna College […]

Police Academy Hosts Inaugural Roundtable Event

On Tuesday, March 1, the Lackawanna College Police Academy hosted its inaugural roundtable event at the College’s Hazleton Center. The roundtable invited leaders in local law enforcement to share ideas, concerns and recommendations on top issues facing their departments. During the event moderator Kevin Mahoney, Assistant Director of Academy Operations for Lackawanna College and roundtable […]

Speaker and Sports Activist Kyle Richard Addresses Lackawanna College Students

Today, Lackawanna College hosted guest speaker Kyle Richard in the Peoples Security Bank Theater to share his story with students and the Scranton community, speak about violence prevention awareness and promote active bystanders. Richard is a former SUNY Cortland linebacker and football team captain who was shot twice when he stepped in to stop a […]

Tres. Stacy Garrity Visits the School of PNG to discuss Educational Funding

Today, Pennsylvania Treasurer Stacy Garrity visited the Lackawanna College School of Petroleum and Natural Gas at the Tunkhannock Center to meet with local representatives and discuss her plans for educational opportunities and economics in the region. Treasurer Garrity discussed how the PA 529 College and Career Savings Program is an important tool to help with […]