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Workplace Environment illustrates careers in Criminal Justice, Psychology and Social Science

Feb 8, 2020 | Criminal Justice News, Psychology News, Social Science News

Workplace Environment (SOSC 3130) combines Criminal Justice, Psychology and Social Science. Students are gaining an awareness of the variety of jobs performed at different work sites in the region. Each week the class visits a new location or invites an engaging speaker to the classroom. The students are developing a better understanding of the various opportunities available in the field of Criminal Justice, Social Sciences, and Psychology.

So far this semester the class visited Marley’s Mission, the Susquehanna County Courthouse, and Susquehanna County Trehab. Guest speakers have included Rep. Kyle Mullins (D-112, Blakely), and a Pennsylvania State Trooper attended class to discuss her experiences in her career and explain the best steps to take to become a trooper.

Outreach

Feb. 5, 2020: The students of SOSC 3130 toured Outreach – Center for Community Resources in Scranton. Outreach provides critical services to so many people in need and employs many Keystone graduates. Outreach has been committed to improving the economic, educational and social well-being of individuals and families in Lackawanna County.

Scranton Police

Jan. 21, 2020: The students of SOSC 3130 toured the Scranton Police Department with Chief Carl Graziano, a Keystone College alum, and Lieutenant Leonard Namiotka. 

Honors Scholars

Nov. 21, 2019: The students of SOSC 3130 toured The Advocacy Alliance in Scranton, where Criminal Justice instructor Ray Hayes gave a presentation on mental health first aid. The students also learned about the services that the Advocacy Alliance provides, including children and adult mental health support, community development disabilities services and support groups. 

Honors Scholars

Oct. 9, 2019: Scranton Police Chief Carl Graziano, Keystone College Alum and Instructor, and Officer Todd Garvey gave the students of SOSC 3130 a tour of the police force.

Honors Scholars

Oct. 2, 2019: The students of SOSC 3130 visited the offices of Rep. Kyle Mullins (D-112, Blakely).

Honors Scholars

Sept. 17, 2019: The students of SOSC 3130 toured the Susquehanna County Courthouse and met with commissioner Alan M. Hall.