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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 President Dr. Jill Murray Named to 2023 Higher Education Power 100

Lackawanna College President & Chief Innovation Office, Dr. Jill Murray, ranked 37th in City & State Pennsylvania’s 2023 Higher Education Power 100.  A lifelong Scrantonian, Dr. Murray became Lackawanna College’s first female president in July of 2020, previously serving as its executive vice president from 2012 to 2020. Under her leadership, Lackawanna College was named […]

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 […]

Lackawanna College Center Highlights – Towanda

The Lackawanna College Towanda Center offers plenty of programs for incoming students, providing high-quality education for anyone located in Bradford and Sullivan counties. The center has many connections to local businesses and can help current employees grow with certificate programs. The Towanda Center is the perfect place to build a career with numerous degree and […]

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. […]

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