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McDonald’s employees receiving free tuition at Lackawanna College

McDonald’s employees receiving free tuition at Lackawanna College

SCRANTON, PA (November 14, 2022) – Then: Mueller family and Lackawanna College announced a unique partnership. Now: McDonald’s employees receive free tuition; other businesses announce scholarship programs. A year after announcing a unique scholarship program, more than two dozen McDonald’s employees attend Lackawanna College free. The opportunity has led to an increase in applicants for […]

Oh deer! Blitzen ready to fly with holiday cheer at pop-up lounge

Oh deer! Blitzen ready to fly with holiday cheer at pop-up lounge

SCRANTON, PA (November 9, 2022) – Move over, Rudolph. Blitzen’s comin’ to town. Lackawanna College’s student-run restaurant, 409 on Adams, will become Blitzen the Bar this holiday season, with Scranton native, owner and creative developer Dallas Shaw. Open to the public on Friday, Nov. 11, the space will play host to this holiday pop-up restaurant […]

Providing access to future careers, Lackawanna College launching Center for Technology Innovation

Providing access to future careers, Lackawanna College launching Center for Technology Innovation

SCRANTON, PA (November 2, 2022) – Lackawanna College, located in Northeastern Pennsylvania, will provide education and training in cutting-edge, technology-based fields for a regional and national audience in its new Center for Technology Innovation (CTI), launching in fall of 2023. The CTI will offer undergraduate degree programs, corporate training, as well as short term, stackable […]

Harlem Globetrotters star Mia Hopkins provides internship to Lackawanna College student

Harlem Globetrotters star Mia Hopkins provides internship to Lackawanna College student

SCRANTON, PA (October 19, 2022) – For a sports fan, what could be cooler than working with a Harlem Globetrotter? Lackawanna College sports management student Tanaya Frazier actually landed an internship with Globetrotters star Mia “Mighty” Hopkins, and the Selinsgrove, PA resident is thrilled. It all began when Hopkins – a native of Pittson, PA […]

Lackawanna College’s Ghost Kitchen program helps grow start-up businesses

Lackawanna College’s Ghost Kitchen program helps grow start-up businesses

For this baking session, Marissa Fallon didn’t just use the usual amount of ingredients for her signature cookies. She needed much more. Standing at the commercial-grade mixer in the kitchen at 409 on Adams, Lackawanna College’s student-run restaurant, Fallon watched as the butter and other ingredients blended together into what would be used to make […]

Lackawanna College’s SGA officers ready to make a difference

Lackawanna College’s SGA officers ready to make a difference

A group of Lackawanna College students want to make the lives of students even better throughout the college community. The newest group of Student Government Association (SGA) Executive Cabinet members started their work recently after the student body voted them into office last semester. The group of students will serve during the 2022-2023 school year. […]

Lackawanna College to hold CSR planning event

Lackawanna College to hold CSR planning event

Lackawanna College wants to make a bigger impact socially in the areas of sustainable communities, health and wellness, and equality and diversity. To do that, College officials are inviting faculty and staff to a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) community planning event to seek input for the creation of a document that will help guide Lackawanna. […]

Lackawanna College’s Jennifer Passenti ready to help local businesses in her new role as Pike County Chamber of Commerce president

Lackawanna College’s Jennifer Passenti ready to help local businesses in her new role as Pike County Chamber of Commerce president

SCRANTON, Pa. – Aug. 23, 2022 – Jennifer Passenti knows the importance of community partnerships. As center director for Lackawanna College’s Lake Region center, Passenti works to ensure that the College and local community leaders are able to work together to create a better community. Now, Passenti is looking to use those skills in her […]

Lackawanna College to offer PNG introductory courses in Towanda starting in January

Lackawanna College to offer PNG introductory courses in Towanda starting in January

Looking to start a career in the high-demand energy sector and need an education? Want to take classes in Towanda? The College will start offering introductory Petroleum & Natural Gas courses at the Towanda Center in January. Currently, the College offers classes at the School of Petroleum & Natural Gas (PNG) in Tunkhannock. To announce […]

Lackawanna College’s 409 on Adams offers fine dining and student services

Lackawanna College’s 409 on Adams offers fine dining and student services

SCRANTON, Pa. – Aug. 10, 2022 – Lackawanna College’s 409 on Adams is known as a place that provides the community with an exceptional culinary experience, but now it’s also a place student can temporarily go for support services. With Angeli Hall temporarily closed, students can access Admissions, Financial Aid and other student services at […]