News Archives - 2013
- Keystone News
The Keystone College Environmental Education Institute (KCEEI) will once again offer a series of environmental and science courses for educators and members of the community this summer.
A cast iron sculpture by internationally recognized artist Coral Lambert is currently being displayed on the Keystone College campus.
The Keystone College Thomas G. Cupillari ’60 Astronomical Observatory will begin its summer program on Monday, July 8, 8:30 p.m., and will continue each Monday and Wednesday through Wednesday, July 31.
Keystone College will begin a new era in its proud history on Monday, June 3 when it welcomes Dr. David Coppola as its tenth president. Dr. Coppola, who comes to Keystone from Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Conn., succeeds Dr. Edward G. Boehm, Jr. who will continue to serve as President Emeritus.
As a sponsor of the Heritage Explorer Bike Tour and Festival, several Keystone College students and staff members will participate in the annual event June 15.
Local high school students will once again have the opportunity to experience pouring hot molten iron into molds they have created, just as the workers did generations ago at the historic Scranton Iron Furnaces.
Keystone celebrated its 142nd commencement during ceremonies on the college’s campus in La Plume on Saturday, May 18. Degrees were conferred upon 315 students.
Thursday evening, May 2, proved to be a tremendous night for Keystone College at the 11th Annual Business Plan Competition at the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.
Austin Burke, president of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, was the keystone speaker during the recent Keystone College 2013 All-College Honors Convocation held at the Theatre in Brooks on campus.
Keystone College President Dr. Edward G. Boehm, Jr. announced that Associate Professor Karen Yarrish, Ph.D., has been named the 2013 recipient of the Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Chair Award for Distinguished Faculty Service.
The Keystone College Chapter of Chi Alpha Epsilon recently inducted seven students into the honor society.
Once again, residents of the Abington area have shown their love for the natural beauty of Keystone College’s campus and expressed their appreciation for the expertise and dedication of the Keystone College faculty.
Keystone College will celebrate the academic achievements of students at All-College Honors Convocation on Thursday, April 25.
In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention month (April), students in Associate Professor Stacey Wyland’s Juvenile Delinquency course put together a pinwheel garden in front of Ward Hall.
Keystone College has taken another step forward in its proud 145-year history by announcing the construction of a new $3.1 million synthetic all-weather field and track.
Keystone College will host its eighth annual Forensic Science Symposium on Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 8:30 – 5 p.m. at the Theatre in Brooks.
La Plume - Keystone College will host an Open House on Sat., Apr. 27 beginning at 9:30 a.m., offering prospective students the opportunity to meet with faculty members and tour the La Plume campus.
For the fourth consecutive year, Keystone College has been named as one of the most environmentally responsible institutions of higher learning in the nation by The Princeton Review, a leading national education publication.
Commencement activities at Keystone College on Saturday, May 18 will take on an unusual twist as one of the members of the Class of 2013 will also be the keynote speaker.
The Keystone College Concerts and Lectures Series will present “An Evening with Priit Vesilind,” a retired National Geographic writer and editor on Tuesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. in Evans Hall, Hibbard Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.
Keystone College event planning students are taking the lessons they learned in the classroom and are organizing Run for a Rescue, a 5K run/walk on Saturday, April 20 at McDade Park, in Scranton. All proceeds will benefit Blue Chip Farms, an animal rescue in nearby Dallas, Pa.
Keystone College will host Operation Gang Up, a gang awareness training program on Tuesday, April 9 from 12:30-2 p.m. at the Theatre in Brooks.
Lackawanna College and Keystone College are continuing their ongoing partnership to bring expanded educational opportunities to residents of the Towanda area.
Twenty two graduating students from Keystone College’s four-year art programs will host a gallery exhibit featuring their work on Friday, April 5 from 6-9 p.m. The exhibit “Moving Forward” will consist of a dual opening taking place simultaneously at Afa Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton, and ArtWorks Gallery, 503 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton.
Keystone College is making a college education even more affordable this summer with discounts on summer classes for high school students and new or current Keystone students.
Campus is a bit greener thanks to Alcoa Foundation’s national recycling bin grant program.
Health Psychology students become "nutrition detectives"
Expect the unexpected when The Keystone Players present Noel Coward’s delightful and ghostly comedy, Blithe Spirit, Saturday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 24 at 2 p.m., in the newly refurbished Brooks Theatre on campus.
For the fourth consecutive year, Keystone College has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service.
Dr. Thea Harrington, vice president of academic affairs and dean of the College, announced the part-time students who have been named to the president’s, dean’s, and honors list for the 2012 fall semester.
Keystone's Linder Gallery will present an exhibition of paintings and drawings by California-based artist Kellesimone Waits from March 24 through April 28.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the music of The Quietmen, an acoustic rock and Celtic band, on March 7 at 7 p.m., Theatre in Brooks.
The Keystone College Thomas G. Cupillari ’60 Astronomical Observatory will begin its spring program on Wednesday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. and continue each Wednesday and Friday through May 31.
The Keystone College Board of Trustees has announced that Dr. David Coppola will become the tenth president of Keystone College, effective June 1, 2013. Dr. Coppola, who currently serves as Vice President for Strategic Planning and Administration at Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Conn., will succeed Dr. Edward G. Boehm, Jr. at the end of the 2012-2013 academic year.
Keystone College hosted nationally recognized entertainer David Coleman, “The Dating Doctor,” for “Making Relationships Matter” on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, night in the Theatre in Brooks. Coleman’s presentation mixed humor with heartfelt advice for students on how to make the most of their relationships.
Keystone College Towanda Center will host FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Completion Day on Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Keystone Towanda Center, 602 Main St., Towanda.
Keystone College continues to expand its academic offerings with the introduction of two new bachelor’s degrees in public health and geology, both starting in the fall of 2013.
Keystone College will host the program, “Making Relationships Matter,” with expert David Coleman on Tuesday, February 12 from 7-9 p.m. in the Theatre in Brooks. The presentation is free and open to the public.
More than 400 Keystone College students have been named to the president’s, dean’s, and honors list for the 2012 fall semester.
Keystone College will join a nationwide celebration honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with several community service activities on Monday, January 21. Highlighting the full-day of events is the presentation, “Voting Rights: A Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.” by Keystone graduate Lamont Carolina at 7 p.m. in the Theatre in Brooks.
Keystone College Environmental Education Institute (KCEEI) will host a series of environmental workshops this winter and spring. The sessions, which are free and open to the public, will be held at the KCEEI offices at Lackawanna Hall on campus. Each session will begin at 6 p.m. and continue to approximately 7:30 p.m.