FEBRUARY, 2020 | Issue No. 4

Passing the Torch
Penn State Scranton
Panel: Will the Next Gen Carry on the Legacy? 

Keynote Speaker: Pierre duPont 
Presentation: Wealth and the Razure of Oblivion

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Should you fire your child from the family business?

I recently came across an interesting article in the Harvard Business Review (HBR 07/2019). The title instantly grabbed my attention - "When Should you Fire Your Child from the Family Business?" The authors, Judy Lin Walsh and Ben Francois...

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How Family Businesses Can Attract Non-Family Talent

Executive Summary Many family businesses struggle to attract quality non-family talent because they typically offer less desirable compensation and fewer opportunities for advancement. But the solution is not to mimic traditional corporate hiring ...

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What's Happening at Wilkes?
For the tenth consecutive year, Wilkes University has been designated a Military Friendly® School by Viqtory Media, parent company of G.I. Jobs magazine. The 2020-2021 list recognizes the colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to support America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and after graduation. 

News From Penn State Scranton
Four Penn State Scranton students spent the entirety of this weekend on their feet, earning their place in the proud community of philanthropic sleep-deprived souls who came before them.

On Thursday, the campus held a farewell sendoff for the record four students dancing in this year’s Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon — aka THON. They are senior David Jobs; senior Alicia Santarsiero; sophomore Lauren Rzucidlo; and freshman John Squatrito.
Beginning Friday evening, the students took their spots at University Park’s Bryce Jordan Center along with 700 other Penn State students for the 46-hour no-sleeping, no-sitting dance marathon.

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