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Lackawanna College Esports Team Wins Rocket League National Championship

The Lackawanna College Esports team won the Spring 2023 NJCAAE Rocket League Championship, being the institution’s first national championship victory. This is the second time the Lackawanna College Esports team competed in a NJCAAE National Tournament Championship and the Falcons wouldn’t let the chance of winning the title slip from their talons. Each team alternated […]

As food insecurity on college campuses soars, local schools meet needs

Leslie Napolitano juggles motherhood, a job and classes at Luzerne County Community College. An in-school food pantry ensures she always has enough food to feed herself and her family. “The support is huge,” the 36-year-old Coaldale resident said. “Food insecurity is a real thing when you have kids. This is wonderful.” Cans of soup, boxes […]

Lackawanna College Hazleton Center Awarded Grant from Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, Launching New Construction Program

Lackawanna College received $377,097.61 from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry as part of the PAsmart Building, Supporting and Expanding Registered Apprenticeship and Pre-Apprenticeship Programs in the Building and Construction Trades Grant. The funding will be used to establish the Lackawanna College Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Program at the Lackawanna College Hazleton Center. “We are thrilled […]

Congressman Dan Meuser Promotes Lackawanna College PNG Program and New Technology Center at Roundtable Event

Congressman Dan Meuser hosted a roundtable event advocating the success of Lackawanna College Tunkhannock Center’s School of Petroleum & Natural Gas (PNG) with industry leaders and explained how the Center for Technology Innovation (CTI) can be significant for success in local communities. “Lackawanna College is about taking care of business today with education, increasing skill […]

What Exactly Do You Do as a Medical Assistant

When it comes to healthcare careers, medical assistant jobs are in particularly high demand. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that medical assistant positions will rise at a rate of 18% until 2030. Becoming a certified medical assistant has many advantages, especially if you want to start working in medicine sooner rather than later. It […]

What Are the Qualifications to Become a Medical Assistant

Choosing a lucrative healthcare career that doesn’t require years of training can seem hard. If that’s the path you’re interested in, though, becoming a medical assistant might be right for you. According to government statistics, medical assistant jobs will continue to rise in popularity until at least 2030. That’s exciting! Especially if you want to be involved in a thriving […]

Lackawanna College Hosted Surgical Technology Event with Geisinger Medical Students

Lackawanna College hosted a Surgical Technology event with Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine students in the Surgical Technology Program Lab. The event allowed Geisinger students to learn how to properly scrub, gown and glove for surgeries, as well as receive hands-on experience with surgical instruments. Surgical Technology Program Director Mary Lou Dotzel and Clinical Coordinator […]

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 […]

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