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Lackawanna College Announces New Scholarship For Local High-Achieving Students

SCRANTON, Pa. – May 13, 2020 – Lackawanna College has announced it will offer full-tuition and half-tuition scholarships to top-ranked students in each high school in forty-five participating school districts in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania. Lackawanna College’s Honors Program is designed for top academically ranked high school seniors in the region. The new Honors Program Scholarship […]

President Mark Volk Issues Coronavirus Message to Parents and Families

Lackawanna College President Mark Volk has released a new message to parents and families regarding the decision to move all instruction online at the conclusion of the extended Spring Break for the main campus and all Centers Monday, March 23 through Sunday, April 5: Dear Families: Recognizing that your student may not always keep you up to […]

Lackawanna College Alum on the Front Lines of the Coronavirus Pandemic

SCRANTON, Pa. May 4, 2020 – After graduating from Lackawanna College in May, Drums native Jessica Hoffman began her career as a surgical technologist at the Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca, New York. In March– just a week after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a hold on elective procedures at hospitals– she began working at […]

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. […]

Lackawanna College Offers Special Scholarship to Nearly 500 Local Students

SCRANTON, Pa. – April 30, 2020 – The coronavirus pandemic has created uncertainty for college-bound students and their families about continuing their education this fall. To help keep local students on their educational path with the ability to stay close to home, Lackawanna College is providing a special scholarship to graduating seniors in the Class […]

President Mark Volk Announces Room And Board Adjustments

Monday, April 20, 2020 President Mark Volk announces room and board adjustments, equating to 8 weeks’ worth of the semester’s room and board charges, will be credited to student accounts today.  Dear Students and Families, I want to thank you for your patience, dedication and adaptability during this time of so much change. Everyone at […]

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 […]

Hazleton Center Donates to Catholic Social Services

SCRANTON, Pa. – April 15, 2020 – The Lackawanna College Hazleton Center recently donated toilet paper, cleaning supplies and non-perishable items to Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton in Hazleton. “As a part of the Hazleton community, our faculty, staff and students are honored to donate what we are able to during this […]

Lackawanna College Hangs Banners to Thank Frontline Heroes

SCRANTON, Pa. – April 8, 2020 –Lackawanna College put up banners on Angeli Hall at 501 Vine Street and on the Mulberry Street side of the College’s building at 401 Adams Avenue to show appreciation and support for workers combating the coronavirus. Since the start of the pandemic, the College has donated Personal Protective Equipment […]

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