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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 […]

Tuition-Free Education for McDonald’s Employees

Lackawanna College and Mueller Family McDonald’s Partnership Lackawanna College is excited to partner with the Mueller family McDonald’s to provide educational opportunities to employees who want to earn their bachelor’s or associate degree at Lackawanna College. This opportunity is exclusively available at the Mueller family McDonald’s located in: Allentown Bethlehem Carbondale Clarks Summit Dickson City […]

Dr. Jill Murray Named to Ben Franklin Technology Partners Board

SCRANTON, Pa. – Sept. 29, 2021 – Lackawanna College President Dr. Jill Murray has been selected as a member of the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP) Board of Directors. BFTP/NEP has led tech-based economic growth in the region for more than 35 years. “I am grateful for the opportunity to serve on […]

Machi Systems LLC: Lackawanna College Venture Lab Impact Story

Machi Systems LLC aims to compete in the 20th  Annual tecBRIDGE Business Plan Competition. “The Lackawanna College Venture Lab has guided me through the business development process, provided emergency bootstrapping funds via the Venture Lab Microloan Program, and funneled me a viable customer base. It’s terrific to have a local business incubator take such a […]

Lackawanna College Pinky Swear PACK Honored for Fundraising Efforts

SCRANTON, Pa. – June 2, 2021 – The Lackawanna College Pinky Swear Ambassadors on College Campuses to Help Kids with Cancer (PACK) was honored at a virtual event on May 26 by the Pinky Swear Foundation for raising $4,200, becoming the second top fundraising group in the foundation’s “It Takes Two” fundraiser out of 69 registered […]

SUNY Orange, Lackawanna College Sign Transfer Agreement

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. – Orange County Community College (SUNY Orange) and Lackawanna College Lake Region Center have jointly approved a transfer agreement that provides a seamless and smooth pathway for SUNY Orange graduates to transfer to Lackawanna and remain on track to earn a bachelor’s degree in four years. For qualifying SUNY Orange graduates who intend to transition immediately to […]

Lackawanna College Expands Medical Assistant Program to Support Demand

Lackawanna College is launching its Medical Assistant (MA) program at its satellite centers in Sunbury and Hazleton in Summer 2021. The College will also launch the program at its main campus in Scranton and at the Lake Region Center in Fall 2021. The decision to expand the program comes from a growing demand for certified […]