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Lackawanna College Police Academy Hosts Governor Josh Shapiro to Discuss Police Recruitment Proposal

Lackawanna College’s Police Academy hosted Governor Josh Shapiro to discuss his public safety budget proposal and plan to recruit more police officers in Pennsylvania. “This is the place I wanted to come to speak specifically about some of our workforce challenges, especially when it comes to recruiting municipal police officers and state troopers over the […]

Lackawanna College’s Robotics Program Announces Amatrol Partnership

Lackawanna College’s Robotics & Integrated Technologies Program partners with Amatrol and Allegheny Education Systems. The partnership allows the Center for Technology Innovation’s Robotics & Integrated Technologies Program students to receive hands-on experience with Amatrol equipment such as robotics, automation systems, industrial electronics, programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and many more. “This partnership will assist our students […]

Addressing Food Insecurity is a Priority for Some Local Colleges and Universities

Exam scores, assignment deadlines, final grades and internships are not the only stressors some college students face. “Statistics out there that show 1/3 of college students struggle with [food] insecurities and potentially drop out of school,” said Dan LaMagna, Ed.D., Associate Vice President of Student Engagement at Lackawanna College. “We want to be able to […]

Interested In a Top Paying Cannabis Career? Our Cannabis Professional Certificate Can Help!

As more and more states decriminalize cannabis, the market continues to grow, and demand for qualified cannabis professionals increases. Employment is up 33% from 2021. And the pay outlook is good: the average starting wage is $42,000, while it can go as high as an average of $256,300 per year for vice presidents for cultivation. […]

Body of Work: Educator, Physical Therapist at Home, at Lackawanna College

Physical therapy and cybersecurity may not have a lot in common on the surface, but Kelly Musti, P.T., D.P.T., has come to realize things sometimes are more similar than they are different. Musti, a physical therapist by trade, now serves as associate vice president of academic affairs and dean of health sciences 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

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 […]