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Happy Birthday To 409 On Adams

Last week, Lackawanna College’s student-run restaurant, 409 on Adams, celebrated its one-year anniversary as a full service, upscale dining learning laboratory. Open to the public, 409 has delighted hundreds of patrons over the last year with unique culinary experiences that augment the rich hospitality scene of downtown Scranton. Lackawanna College is deeply committed to providing our […]

Serving Small Business

Lackawanna College has made no secret of our deep commitment to our local and regional economy. Supporting entrepreneurship and encouraging our students and alumni to start small businesses is centrally linked to our mission of helping others better their lives and the communities in which they live. Why is entrepreneurship important? Small businesses: Create jobs […]

Dr. Jill A. Murray And Teddy Delaney Talk Esports On The Business Builders Show With Marty Wolff

Lackawanna College Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer Dr. Jill A. Murray and Esports Program Administrator Teddy Delaney join Marty Wolff on the Business Builders Show to discuss the overall growth of and the business of esports programs and events. Jill, Teddy and Marty discuss strategy, content and the roles of entrepreneurs and organizers. Hear about […]

What Is A ‘Work College’?

At Lackawanna College, we are constantly evaluating innovative ideas on college affordability and alleviating student debt. As we look at alternative ways to think about financing college, one possible pathway is to offer a kind of ‘work college’ experience. At a traditional ‘work college’, students perform essential institutional functions in every area imaginable on their […]


Over the past decades, higher education has been criticized as out of touch, too expensive, increasingly irrelevant and a dinosaur industry. Colleges and universities across the nation strive to remain vital and meaningful entities that contribute to the public good. As more colleges and universities close every year, those remaining continue to evolve and fight […]