Momentum Magazine November 2018 Edition - Page 10

MEMBER NEWS T to hank You our sponsors CHAMBER OPEN HOUSE: A Little Pizza Heaven Backyard Alehouse The Barrel Buffalo Wild Wings Café Lilah Café Sevda Cooper’s Seafood House, Inc. Electric City Bakehouse Lackawanna College Celebrates Culinary Center Lackawanna College recently held a ribbon cutting for its new Culinary Center at 409 Adams Avenue in downtown Scranton. The two-story, 14,400 square foot building includes industrial teaching kitchens for the Hospitality and Culinary Arts programs, Baking and Pastry program, student study space, and a student dining commons. The dining commons provides a crucial expansion necessary to meet the needs of existing students as well future needs as Lackawanna College’s growth continues. Geisinger Offers On-Site MBA Geisinger offers an on-site Master of Business Administration (MBA) to its healthcare leaders, with classes conducted by University of Scranton professors at three hospital campuses. Twenty- nine students have so far earned their master’s degrees in healthcare from the unique two-year program that began in 2015 and offers discounted tuition and reimbursement. The program is offered on-site at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center (GWV) in Wilkes-Barre, Geisinger Medical Center (GMC) in Danville and Geisinger Lewistown Hospital (GLH). Most recently, 15 professionals from GWV, including physicians and operations and support services managers received their MBAs in healthcare during a commencement ceremony in Wilkes-Barre. Marywood University Receives Moses Taylor Foundation Grant Marywood University recently received a Moses Taylor Foundation Grant to complete preventative screenings and speech-language stimulation with children enrolled in Head Start Centers throughout Lackawanna County. Marywood University student clinicians will conduct hearing and speech-language screenings and facilitate language stimulation groups for children, as well as conduct professional development activities for Head Start teachers to help them identify speech, language, and hearing challenges in children. 10 • The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce Food & Fire BBQ Taphouse Four Points by Sheraton Scranton Fratelli’s Gerrity’s Supermarket Harvest Seasonal Grill and Wine Bar The High Bridge House Hilton Scranton & Conference Center Kelly’s Pub & Eatery Keystone Konfections Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Liuzzo’s Catering Maines Food & Party Warehouse Martz Trailways Mendicino’s Pizza Minooka Pastry Shop Nina’s Olive Garden Peculiar Slurp Shop Pizza by Pappas Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel Rainstopperz Tents & Equipment Sam’s Club ShopRite of Daleville Sibio’s Restaurant Starbucks Stirna’s Restaurant Bar & Catering The Sweet Lush Cupcakery Vincenzo’s Pizzeria Wegmans Food Markets & Market Café Zuppa Del Giorno OCTOBER BUSINESS BREAKFAST BRIEFING: McNees, Wallace and Nurick, LLC LEADERSHIP LACKAWANNA CORE PROGRAM: The University of Scranton LEADERSHIP LACKAWANNA TOMORROW’S LEADERS TODAY PROGRAM: Penn State Scranton OPERATIONS OF THE PENNSYLVANIA JUDICIARY AND HOW THEY AFFECT BUSINESS: Lackawanna College