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Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Education

Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 23, 2018
1. Education Marker
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Lackawanna College
This institution has provided Pennsylvania's students with business, associate, and vocational degrees for more than a century. Today, the college is located at the renovated historic building that was originally Scranton Central High School.

The University of Scranton
Founded in 1888, the private, co-educational institution is a nationally recognized Jesuit university offering graduate and undergraduate programs. The beautiful 58-acre hillside campus is located in the heart of Scranton.

Marywood University
Marywood College opened on September 8, 1915, with a class of 34 women. The college acquired university status in 1997, and today more than 3,000 students are enrolled in a variety of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs.

The Commonwealth Medical College
The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC) was incorporated in 2008 and welcomed its first class of Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree students and Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) degree students in 2009. Acquired by Geisinger Health System in 2016, the school is now known as Geisinger Commonwealth College of Medicine.
 
Erected by Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority.
 
Location.

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By William Fischer, Jr., April 23, 2018
2. Education Marker
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41° 24.247′ N, 75° 40.38′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway Street and 3rd Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Broadway Street. Touch for map. Marker is at the Broadway Street Trailhead. Marker is at or near this postal address: Schmidt Park/Kevin P. Quinn, S.J. Athletics Campus, Scranton PA 18505, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Scranton Iron Furnaces Historic Site (here, next to this marker); CNJ Railroad (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named CNJ Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); 1902/1937 Roundhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1902/1937 Inspection Pit (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1865 Inspection Pit (approx. mile away); Pennsylvania Boxcars (approx. mile away); Turntable (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lackawanna College Mission and History. (Submitted on April 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The University of Scranton Missioin. (Submitted on April 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. About Marywood University. (Submitted on April 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Geisinger Commonwealth College of Medicine Mission and History. (Submitted on April 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 23, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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