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Marywood University’s College of Professional Studies was recently notified that its Master of Business Administration program received top ranking by Study.com’s Top 50 MBA Schools. Marywood University’s MBA program was selected as a top-ranking school based on academic and career resources for MBA students, the quality of education in business, faculty and more. Marywood University offers its MBA program on its 115-acre campus and fully online. The online classes are delivered live for those who have the time to view them as they happen, providing the chance to participate with professors and cohorts in real-time discussions (though they’re also recorded and archived).
Hose company receives donation
First responders from the Throop Volunteer Hose Company have become some of the best-equipped in the nation to save a pet’s life after Invisible Fence of Northeast Pa. donated three sets of pet oxygen masks to the hose company’s ambulance association. They were equipped with the masks after a Feb. 20 training session and demonstration. This donation is just a small part of Invisible Fence Brand’s Project Breathe, which was established with the goal of equipping every fire station in America and Canada with pet oxygen masks. These masks allow first responders to give oxygen to pets who are suffering from smoke inhalation when they are rescued from fires.
Bar association recognized
The Pennsylvania Bar Association presented a County Bar Recognition Award to the Lackawanna Bar Association during the 53rd annual Seminar of the Conference of County Bar Leaders from Feb. 21-23 at the Nittany Lion Inn, State College. Recognized for its Wills for Heroes program, the Lackawanna Bar Association is one of 22 local bar associations in Pennsylvania honored this year for sponsoring projects that improve the legal profession, justice system or community. The awards are presented annually by the PBA. The Lackawanna Bar Association hosted its ninth Annual Wills for Heroes program that was jointly coordinated by its Wills for Heroes and Veterans committees. This year, the program provided 50 veterans and their spouses with free wills, health care directives and powers of attorney.
W-B association receives award
The Pennsylvania Bar Association presented County Bar Recognition Awards to the Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association during the 53rd annual Seminar of the Conference of County Bar Leaders at the Nittany Lion Inn, State College.
Recognized for its children’s Christmas party, Judge Thomas Dyer portrait and historic NEPA multicounty joint federal admission ceremony, the Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association is one of 22 local bar associations in Pennsylvania honored this year for sponsoring projects that improve the legal profession, justice system or community. The PBA presents the awards annually.
Dime Bank donates to sanctuary
The bank donated $6,000 to Lacawac Sanctuary to support the nature preserve, environmental
education center and biological field station. From the contribution, $5,000 was donated through the state Department of Community and Economic Development’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit program to support Lacawac Sanctuary’s mission to strengthen academic achievement by providing hands-on, indoor and outdoor STEM — science, technology, engineering and math education — programs for preschool to 12th-grade students. The last $1,000 was donated as a corporate sponsorship to help with the sanctuary’s mission to promote environmental understanding through education and conservation.
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