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Keystone News


Keystone to host Open House October 4

09/18/2014

Keystone College will host an Open House on Saturday, Oct. 4. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. in the Theatre in Brooks and the Open House program will start at 9:30 a.m.



Keystonians visit with Jane Goodall

09/17/2014

This group of lucky Keystonians had a chance to meet Jane Goodall, world-renowned primatologist, humanitarian, and conservationist following a recent lecture at Bucknell University.



Keystone teams with Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust

09/10/2014

Keystone College is partnering with the Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust to sponsor to two events promoting the historic Dennis Farm in Hop Bottom, Susquehanna County.



Keystone ranked in top tier of U.S. News & World Report "Best Colleges" rankings

09/09/2014

For the eighth consecutive year, Keystone College has been ranked as one of the nation’s best colleges in U.S. News & World Report. Keystone finished in the top tier, ranked 38th overall, in the “Regional Colleges/North” category, an improvement of five places from last year’s ranking.



KCEEI announces fall workshops

09/09/2014

The Keystone College Environmental Education Institute will again offer a series of workshops and activities for members of the public interested in the environment and outdoor recreation.



Keystone to offer ServSafe certification courses

09/03/2014

Keystone College will offer two ServSafe certification courses on Tuesday, September 23 and Tuesday, November 18 in the President’s Dining Room, Hibbard Campus Center.



Keystone to present lecture on the of effect Marcellus Shale on PA forests and birds

09/03/2014

The Keystone College Concerts and Lectures Series will welcome noted ecologist Margaret Brittingham, Ph.D., for a lecture, “Changing Landscapes: Effects of Marcellus Shale Development on Pennsylvania Forests and Birds,” on Thursday, September 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Evans Hall, Hibbard Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.



Concerts and Lectures to welcome Mt. Everest climber Brent Bishop

09/03/2014

he Keystone College Concerts and Lectures Series will welcome mountain climber and motivational speaker Brent Bishop for a lecture, “Lessons from Everest: Picking Up Trash at the Top of the World,” on Tuesday, September 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Theatre in Brooks, Hibbard Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.



Keystone Conducts Presidential Inauguration for Dr. David L. Coppola

08/28/2014

Keystone College officially inaugurated David L. Coppola, Ph.D. as its 10th president and 19th leader on Thursday, August 28 in a stirring ceremony marked by academic pageantry and a promising outlook of innovation and advancement for the college. The theme for the event was, “Carrying Our Legacy of Excellence Forward.”



Keystone to co-sponsor Interdependence Community Celebration

08/25/2014

Keystone College will co-sponsor an Interdependence Community Celebration at Courthouse Square in downtown Scranton on Friday September 5 from 4-8 p.m. as part of the city’s monthly First Friday activities.



Photographer Susie Forrester to exhibit at Keystone's Linder Gallery

08/21/2014

The Linder Gallery at Keystone College will present an exhibition of photography by East Stroudsburg-based artist Susie Forrester from September 14 through October 12 in the Linder Gallery on campus.



Keystone community takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

08/20/2014

Members of the Keystone community gathered on Tuesday, August 20, 2014 to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.



New Keystone musical bands open to local students and members of the community

08/12/2014

Keystone College’s new Department of Instrumental Music is introducing several new band ensembles and is looking for qualified college students, high school students, and members of the local community.



2014 Gathering a huge success

08/08/2014

By all accounts, the eighth annual edition of The Gathering at Keystone College was once again a huge success.



Fall sessions announced at Keystone's Observatory

08/06/2014

The Thomas G. Cupillari ’60 Astronomical Observatory will begin its fall program on Wednesday, September 10 at 7:30 p.m. and will continue each Wednesday and Friday evening through Friday, November 14.



Part-time spring honors students announced

08/05/2014

Dr. Thea Harrington, provost and dean of the College, today announced the part-time students who have been named to the president’s, dean’s, and honors list for the 2014 spring semester.



Keystone and Factoryville to celebrate Christy Mathewson Days

07/30/2014

Keystone College and the Factoryville community will come together to celebrate the 19th annual Christy Mathewson Days Friday, August 8 and Saturday, August 9. The festivities are held each year to honor Keystone alumnus, Hall of Fame baseball pitcher, and Factoryville native Christy Mathewson.



Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce mixer

07/17/2014

Keystone College recently hosted the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce’s “After Hours” mixer. Members enjoyed the networking event which included a tour of Keystone’s campus.



Dog Tags To Desk Tops Program Helps Veterans Transition To New Life

07/11/2014

Keystone’s College’s Dog Tags to Desk Tops program is designed specifically to help local veterans find an answer to that all-important inquiry.



Sneak A Peek information session being offered

07/07/2014

Keystone College will host a “Sneak A Peek” information session on Monday, July 14 on campus.



KCEEI to offer workshops

07/03/2014

The Keystone College Environmental Education Institute will once again offer a series of workshops and activities for members of the public interested in the environment and outdoor recreation.



Spring full-time honors students announced

06/24/2014

Dr. Thea Harrington, provost and dean of the College, today announced the full-time students who have been named to the president’s, dean’s, and honors list for the spring 2014 semester.



Keystone to host Jazz Institute July 28-August 1

06/24/2014

The seventh annual Jazz Institute at Keystone College will welcome a wide variety of jazz lovers from July 28-August 1 on campus.



Observatory announces summer sessions

06/10/2014

The Keystone College Thomas G. Cupillari ’60 Astronomical Observatory will begin its summer program on Monday, July 7, 8:30 p.m., and will continue each Monday and Wednesday through Wednesday, July 30.



Keystone plays key role in Arts on Fire Festival

05/30/2014

Local high school students will once again have the opportunity to pour hot molten iron into molds they have created, just as the workers did generations ago at the historic Scranton Iron Furnaces.



Keystone College Conducts 143rd Commencement

05/17/2014

Keystone College celebrated its 143rd commencement during ceremonies on the college’s campus in La Plume on Saturday, May 17. Degrees were conferred upon 338 students.



Students LEARN Chicago

05/14/2014

Seven students from an introductory Public Health class traveled to Chicago for a week of hands-on learning for the LEARN Chicago program.



Student Leader of the Year recognized

05/05/2014

Keystone College visual arts major Sara Cortazar was recognized during the Leadership Reception as Student Leader of the Year for the 2013-2014 academic year.



Keystone psychology students present Wellness Fair

05/02/2014

For the second consecutive year, students in Dr. Kristel Gallagher’s Health Psychology class presented a Wellness Education Fair for members of the Dunmore Senior Center.



Innovation Award winner announced

05/02/2014

Keystone College student Brittany Cardona received the 2014 Keystone Innovation Award at the college’s recent Spring Undergraduate Research and Creativity Celebration.



Keystone participates in Student Lobby Day

05/02/2014

Students and administrators from Keystone College traveled to the State Capitol in Harrisburg recently to participate in Student Lobby Day, sponsored by the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania.



Keystone to host Spring Open House on May 4

04/29/2014

Keystone College will host an Open House on Sunday, May 4 at its La Plume campus. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and the Open House program will start at 9:30 a.m.



Official dedication of Keystone’s athletic field and track complex

04/28/2014

Alumni, friends, and members of the campus community gathered to celebrate and officially dedicate Keystone’s new $3.4 million synthetic all-weather athletic field and track complex on Saturday, April 26, 2014.



Faculty and staff recognized at Convocation

04/25/2014

Members of the Keystone College community gathered at All-College Honors Convocation on April 25, 2014 to celebrate the academic achievements of students and recognize the accomplishments of faculty and staff.



Keystone students awarded Sodexo internships

04/24/2014

Two Keystone College students have been awarded Sodexo International Summer Internships. Rafael Fernandes, a junior criminal justice major, and Nicole Kerekes, a junior communications major, will each travel to Singapore and work for Sodexo this summer.



All-College Honors Convocation celebrated

04/24/2014

Members of the Keystone College community gathered at All-College Honors Convocation to celebrate the academic achievements of students and recognize accomplishments of faculty and staff. Awards were presented to students across Keystone’s six academic divisions and to faculty and staff.



Keystone College campus and professor receive Best of Abingtons Awards

04/24/2014

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 students complete business internships

04/23/2014

Thirteen students from Keystone College’s School of Business, Management, and Technology recently completed internships with a variety of employers.



Freshmen inducted into honor society

04/22/2014

Keystone College recently inducted 40 freshmen students into its newly established Freshman Honor Society.



Hollinshead Update

04/18/2014

Last night, April 17, 2014, there was a minor fire in a dumpster located underneath a trash shoot on the first floor of Hollinshead Hall.



Keystone named to Princeton Review Green College List for fifth straight year

04/17/2014

For the fifth 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.



Keystone faculty member's artwork featured at The Center for Book Arts

04/16/2014

Keystone College Associate Professor Sally Tosti’s artwork was recently featured in a New York City benefit.



Keystone faculty member to present at political studies conference

04/16/2014

Keystone College professor Jeff Brauer has been selected as a presenter at the Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference to be held at the University of Sydney, Australia in September 2014.



Ninth Annual Forensic Science Symposium Scheduled

04/14/2014

Keystone College will host its ninth annual Forensic Science Symposium on Saturday, April 26 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Theatre in Brooks. The symposium will feature workshops and lectures on forensic science topics including forensic photography, fingerprint identification, crime scene investigation, and forensic evidence law.



Keystone Colleges partners on sculpture park project

04/11/2014

Keystone College and Lackawanna County received one of 59 Our Town grants awarded nationally by the National Endowment of the Arts.



Entrepreneur David L. Turock '77 to address graduates at Keystone College Commencement

04/11/2014

Keystone College graduate, accomplished entrepreneur, and dedicated philanthropist David L. Turock, Ph.D. will address members of the Class of 2014 during Keystone’s 143rd annual commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 17 at 2 p.m. at Bailey Field.



Dr. Kristel Gallagher receives Psychology Network award

04/03/2014

Keystone College Assistant Professor Kristel M. Gallagher, Ph.D., received Honorable Mention in the 2014 Action Teaching Award competition sponsored by the Social Psychology Network. The honor recognized Dr. Gallagher’s excellence in “action teaching” and shares her work with network members.



Oppenheim Family Children's Center celebrates World Read Aloud Day

04/03/2014

Children from the Oppenheim Family Children’s Center recently celebrated World Read Aloud Day 2014 with special guest participants including members of the Keystone chapter of the Student Pennsylvania State Education Association and Delia Coppola, wife of Keystone College President Dr. David Coppola.



Keystone to welcome Jeff Mitchell to present Hiking the Endless Mountains

04/03/2014

In celebration of Earth Day, the Keystone College Concerts and Lectures Series will present a multimedia presentation and lecture, “Hiking the Endless Mountains,” by Jeff Mitchell on Tuesday, April 22 at 7 p.m. in Evans Hall, Hibbard Campus Center. The event is free and the public is invited to attend.



Student Affairs staff attends Veteran support conference

04/02/2014

Student Affairs staff Wendy Kramer, Tanya Morgan, Alissa Lastres and Kourtney Shick recently attended a one and half day conference entitled "Skills Learned, Respect Earned: Valuing the Veteran in Higher Education."



ServSafe classes offered

04/02/2014

Keystone College will offer a ServSafe certification course on Tuesday, May 6 in the President’s Dining Room, Hibbard Campus Center.



Keystone well represented at national conference

04/02/2014

Keystone College faculty members Dorothy Anthony, DC, and Patricia Bederman Miller, Ph.D. presented a paper they co-authored with Keystone administrator Karen Yarrish, Ph.D. at the International Organization of Social Sciences and Behavioral Research (IOSSBR) in Biloxi, Miss. The paper was titled, “An Analysis of Gender and the Desire to Study Abroad in a Liberal Arts College in Northeastern Pennsylvania.”



Ali ’08 and Doug ’08 Wilson: North Branch Land Trust Volunteers of the Year

04/02/2014

Ali and Doug Wilson are proud Keystone College alumni. They are also proud to be stewards of the environment whenever they possibly can.



Keystone plans National Public Health Week activities

04/02/2014

Keystone College will celebrate National Public Health Week April 4-11 with a number of events to raise awareness about the important role of public health and prevention in our nation.



Pasta Dinner Planned to Support Local Make-A-Wish Chapter

04/01/2014

The Keystone Student Government Association will host a pasta dinner fundraiser on Tuesday, April 15 from 5-7 p.m. in Evans Hall, Hibbard Campus Center. All proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit the KC Giant’s Wish Challenge.



Keystone students named to Who's Who

03/26/2014

Thirty-two Keystone College students have been selected to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.



Keystone to present lecture on fracking and earthquakes

03/25/2014

Keystone College will present “Hydraulic Fracturing and Earthquakes: How Do We Move Forward and Do the Right Thing?” by Donald Clarke, an American Association of Petroleum Geologists distinguished lecturer, on Thursday, April 3 at 7 p.m. in the President’s Dining Room, Hibbard Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.



Senior Art Exhibitions Announced

03/25/2014

Twenty-three graduating students from Keystone College’s four-year art programs will host a gallery exhibit featuring their work on Friday, April 4 from 6-9 p.m.



Architect Peter Bohlin to lecture at Keystone

03/20/2014

Architect Peter Bohlin of the architectural firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson will present the lecture, “The Nature of Circumstance” on Tuesday, April 8 at 4 p.m. in Evans Hall, Hibbard Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.



Keystone to present poet David Lehman

03/19/2014

In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Keystone College Concerts and Lectures Series will present a poetry reading by acclaimed poet David Lehman on Tuesday, April 1 at 7 p.m. in Evans Hall, Hibbard Campus Center. The event is free and the public is invited to attend.



Keystone College and the Dietrich Theater present The Laramie Project

03/18/2014

Two weekends of The Laramie Project offer audiences live performances at Keystone College on April 4, 5, and 6, and at the Dietrich Theater on April 11, 12, and 13.



Keystone to host additive manufacturing summit

03/18/2014

Keystone College, in conjunction with several business organizations and companies, will host a regional additive manufacturing summit on Friday, April 4 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Theatre in Brooks.



Keystone to celebrate Public Health Week with conference and lecture

03/14/2014

Keystone College will celebrate National Public Health Week with a full-day conference on April 9 and a lecture addressing LGBT elder care on April 10.



KCEEI to present Tapped documentary

03/13/2014

The Keystone College Environmental Education Institute will air the award-winning documentary, “TAPPED!” on Thursday, March 20 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. in KCEEI’s offices at Lackawanna Hall on campus.



Linder Gallery to present Len Davis exhibit

03/11/2014

The Linder Gallery at Keystone College will present an exhibition by Los Angeles-based, Philadelphia-born contemporary artist Len Davis from March 23 until April 22 on campus.



The Gathering at Keystone announces 2014 program

03/10/2014

Keystone College has announced a dynamic program for The Gathering 2014, featuring author and journalist Victor Navasky, civil rights poet Sonia Sanchez, and best-selling novelist Jacqueline Mitchard. Registration is now open for the three-day symposium on the Keystone campus, July 17-20.



Sugar Shack to hold open house

03/05/2014

In what is annually a sure sign of spring, Keystone College will host an open house for its Sugar Shack maple syrup operation on Sunday, March 30 at 1 p.m.



Linder Gallery Hosts Fine Arts Faculty Reception

03/05/2014

The Linder Gallery at Keystone College recently hosted a reception for Keystone full-time and adjunct fine arts professors who exhibited work at the Keystone Faculty Art Exhibit.



Discounts on summer classes being offered

02/28/2014

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.



Part-Time fall honors students announced

02/27/2014

Dr. Thea Harrington, provost and dean of the College, today announced the part-time students who have been named to the president’s, dean’s, and honors list for the 2013 fall semester.



Keystone faculty member named expert

02/26/2014

Keystone College Chef Mark Seibert has been selected as a nationally recognized subject-matter expert by the American Culinary Federation (ACF). As a subject matter expert, Chef Seibert will review and analyze written certification exams taken by certified culinary educator candidates.



Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the music of The Quietmen

02/26/2014

The Keystone College Concerts and Lectures Series will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by presenting The Quietmen, an acoustic rock and Celtic band, on Thursday, March 6 at 7 p.m. in Evans Hall, Hibbard Campus Center. The performance is free and open to the public.



Keystone to host Open House

02/18/2014

Keystone College will host an Open House on Saturday, February 22, at its La Plume campus. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. in Brooks Theatre and the Open House program will start at 9:30 a.m.



Keystone announces fall semester full-time honors students

02/17/2014

Dr. Thea Harrington, provost and dean of the College, today announced the full-time students who have been named to the president’s, dean’s, and honors list for the fall 2013 semester.



Dr. Karen Yarrish named Vice President for Strategic Planning and Human Resources

02/17/2014

Karen Yarrish, Ph.D., has been named the Vice President for Strategic Planning and Human Resources at Keystone College.



Keystone receives gift for Eckel Family Pavilion

02/14/2014

Keystone College has received a $100,000 gift from Keith W. Eckel, president and sole proprietor of Fred W. Eckel Sons Farms, Inc., Clarks Summit, Pa.



Distinguished astrophysicist to visit Keystone

02/07/2014

The Keystone College Concerts and Lectures Series will welcome noted astrophysicist Dr. Patrick Slane for “Because the World is Round” on Thursday, February 20 at 7 p.m. in Evans Hall, Hibbard Campus Center. The free lecture, suitable for a general audience, will combine the clarity of astrophysics with the music of The Beatles.



Keystone to celebrate Black History Month with chamber music theatre

01/30/2014

The Keystone College Concerts and Lectures Series will celebrate Black History Month with a performance of chamber music program, “Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance” by the Core Ensemble on Tuesday, February 4 at 7 p.m. in Brooks Theatre. The performance is free and open to the public.



Observatory announces spring sessions

01/30/2014

The Keystone College Thomas G. Cupillari ’60 Astronomical Observatory will begin its spring series of public lectures and viewing sessions Wednesday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. and continue each Wednesday and Friday through May 30.



Keystone to celebrate Black History Month with chamber music theatre

01/30/2014

The Keystone College Concerts and Lectures Series will celebrate Black History Month with a performance of chamber music program, “Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance” by the Core Ensemble on Tuesday, February 4 at 7 p.m. in Brooks Theatre. The performance is free and open to the public.



ServSafe certification course scheduled

01/30/2014

Keystone College will offer a ServSafe certification course on Tuesday, March 4 in the President’s Dining Room, Hibbard Campus Center.



Keystone students have papers accepted for publication

01/30/2014

Students from all three majors of Keystone’s School of Social and Behavioral Sciences recently had several papers accepted for presentation at the 2014 conference of the American Psychological Association.



Keystone students help the homeless

01/24/2014

Members of the campus community volunteered their time as part of the Day of Service Project in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King , Jr. Day.



Keystone Players to host auditions

01/24/2014

Keystone College and the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock are seeking participants from the community for the joint production of the play, “The Laramie Project.”



Fine Arts Faculty Showcase Their Talents at Linder Gallery Exhibition

01/24/2014

The Linder Gallery at Keystone College will present an exhibit featuring the work of Keystone College fine arts faculty from February 9 through March 10 on campus.



President Coppola appears on WVIA’s Meet the College Presidents

01/23/2014

Keystone College President Dr. David Coppola was recently featured as a guest on WVIA’s “Meet the College Presidents” segment. In an hour-long interview, Dr. Coppola discussed Keystone’s many great attributes and shared his vision for the College’s future.



Psychology faculty present at conference

01/16/2014

Three Keystone College psychology faculty members recently presented on innovative teaching techniques at a national conference.



Harvard lecturer to mark Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day at Keystone

01/09/2014

The Keystone College Concerts and Lectures Series will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day with the presentation “Getting Right with Dr. King: Where Do We Go From Here?” by Timothy Patrick McCarthy, Ph.D. on Monday, January 20 at 7 p.m. in Evans Hall.



Keystone to host Information Session

01/09/2014

Keystone College will host an Admissions Information Session on Saturday, January 18. Check-in begins at 10:30 a.m. in the Admissions Office and a campus tour departs at 11 a.m. The event, which concludes at 1 p.m., offers prospective students the opportunity to learn more about Keystone. Information about the admissions process will be explained.



Diversity expert and former paralympic athlete to visit Keystone

01/07/2014

The Keystone College Concerts and Lectures Series will welcome noted diversity expert Matt Glowacki for “Diversity According to Family Guy and South Park.”



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