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Worthington Scranton Observes Business Awareness Month

3/28/2008 —

Students interested in pursuing a degree and/or career in business will have plenty of opportunity to learn more about the regional business community and the degree programs offered at Penn State Worthington Scranton during the month of April.

Throughout the month, current students, as well as high school students and individuals will be able to attend a variety of programs geared at helping them decide which programs and career paths would be best for them.

Things kick off on April 2 with a Career Fair being held for students presently attending Penn State Worthington Scranton.  Close to 20 employers will be at the event to speak with students about their future careers, as well as to recruit future employees.

On April 3 at noon, Richard Kane, of Kane Trucking Inc., gives a presentation at the campus on Supply Chain Management and Distribution. 

Then, on Thursday, April 17, a Business Internship Panel comprised of current business students, as well as recent graduates, will discuss their internship experiences and share the knowledge and insights they have gained through internships.  The event was organized and sponsored by the campus’s Business Club.

The month’s activities wrap up with a Business Awareness Night on Wednesday, April 23 at 6 p.m. in the Study Learning Center’s Sherbine Lounge.   This informative session is open to the public and will feature a panel of local professionals from various local businesses, as well as presentations from Worthington Scranton’s business faculty and admissions staff who will provide information on pursuing a business degree at Penn State.

Worthington Scranton currently offers associate and bachelor’s degrees in Business, with options in management, marketing or finance.

Anyone interested in attending the Business Awareness Night can register by calling 963-2500 or register online at http://www.ws.psu.edu.

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