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Lackawanna College Named One of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania

Lackawanna College Named One of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania

SCRANTON, Pa. – Dec. 4, 2020 – Lackawanna College ranked No. 21 among 100 companies vying to win a designation as one of the “Best Places to Work” in PA. The College has earned the recognition six of the past seven years. “Our Lackawanna College Family respects and values our workplace culture and our colleagues […]

Lackawanna College Student-Run Restaurant Launches New Online Store

Lackawanna College Student-Run Restaurant Launches New Online Store

SCRANTON, Pa. – Nov. 23, 2020 – Lackawanna College’s student-run restaurant, 409 on Adams, has launched its new online store. The Marketplace at 409 on Adams sells professional quality merchandise, culinary and pastry creations and a line of pet treats produced by students. The e-commerce store also serves as a place to find recipes and […]

Lackawanna College Launches Microloan Program

Lackawanna College Launches Microloan Program

SCRANTON, Pa. – Nov. 20, 2020 – The Lackawanna College Venture Lab, a program operated by the College to support entrepreneurs in northeastern Pennsylvania, is launching a pilot microloan program. The program can provide up to $2,500 in short-term zero-interest loans for entrepreneurs to launch their startups in the region. The microloan program will provide […]

Making College Decisions In A Virtual World

Making College Decisions In A Virtual World

As parts of Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania enter the ‘yellow’ and ‘green’ phases of the state’s reopening plan, high school graduates will face a new and unique set of challenges. Across the country, college now exists in a virtual world, and the search process has changed dramatically. As prospective students navigate this evolving process, Lackawanna […]

Historic Endings And New Beginnings

Historic Endings And New Beginnings

Congratulations Class of 2020! Lackawanna College graduates completed their programs during one of the most unprecedented times in our nation. The last months of their semester were radically changed as campus closed and classes transitioned online. Due to COVID-19, students missed out on the excitement and pomp and circumstance of an in-person graduation and full […]

Making College More Affordable Amid The Covid-19 Pandemic

Making College More Affordable Amid The Covid-19 Pandemic

While the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted higher education and K-12 institutions, students from all socio-economic circumstances have been forced to questions their college plans. As a College, our most urgent task has been to alleviate the economic hardships faced by students and their families during this difficult time. Our mission is, and will always be, […]

Shifting To Distance Learning

Shifting To Distance Learning

The coronavirus pandemic has reshaped our world, and, as we’ve discussed in a recent blog, its impact on businesses, economies, education and day-to-day human life will be lasting. How will we re-orient the world and our interactions with each other once restrictions are lifted? It’s hard to say, but chances are, little will be the same. […]

Connecting With Our Students During Covid-19

Connecting With Our Students During Covid-19

For over a decade, we have argued for a student-centered view of higher education in our daily practice. We championed educational processes that encourage students to construct learning; we act upon our belief that education must engage and inspire much more than transfer knowledge. We believe every student deserves a chance at rigorous higher education […]

Thinking Big

Thinking Big

Life’s twists and turns… could we have written this global pandemic scenario? Could anyone have imagined that in our lifetime and in this age of technological, and medical advancement that we would be in this situation?  So here we are, a global health crisis, which translates to an economic crisis as well. States issuing ‘stay at […]

Far From Ordinary

Far From Ordinary

The last few days have been anything but ordinary. As we all respond to the spread of COVID-19 and work to protect our students, faculty, and staff to the best of our ability, we are struck with so many emotions and reactions, including apprehension, concern, and gratitude. We are just in the early stages of these challenging […]