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The Commonwealth Medical College Hosts Inaugural Celebration to Honor Charter Class Students

Thursday, October 01, 2020

Media contact:  Anne Green,
Manager of Marketing Communications
Office:  (570) 504-9687
Cell:  (570) 909-6220
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Scranton, Pennsylvania – The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC) Friends Committee will host an Inaugural Celebration to honor the charter classes on Friday, October 9, 2020 at 7pm at the Scranton Cultural Center.  Proceeds of the event will be used to establish the Student Emergency Fund. TCMC President and Dean, Robert D’ Alessandri, MD will give brief remarks followed by followed by dinner and dancing. Tickets are $125 per person. The event is being co-sponsored by Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania and PNC Bank.  For more information about this event, please call Ms. Marie Mohila, call 570-504-7290. For more information about The Commonwealth Medical College, visit

TCMC Inaugural Celebration Committee Members:

Seated (L-R): Marie Mohila; Peter Danchak, PNC Bank Northeast Region; Sally Bohlin, TCMC Friends Committee; and John Arnott, PhD.   

Back Row (L-R): Robert D’ Alessandri, MD, TCMC President & Dean; Anne Green; Mary Roman; Kathleen Graff, TCMC Friends Committee; Brian Campbell;  and Margaret McNulty.

Background Information: The Commonwealth Medical College, one of the nation’s newest medical colleges, welcomed its charter class of sixty-five medical students and Masters of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) students in August 2009. The College has campuses in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre and Williamsport and currently has over 113 full time employees and over 557 clinical faculty members. For the academic years of 2009 and 2010, students will use temporary facilities on the Lackawanna College campus until construction of the new TCMC Medical Sciences Building is completed in April 2011. The Commonwealth Medical College is dedicated to training the next generation of physicians and scientists in a community-based model. Focusing on selecting students with a propensity for community service, the school’s unique structure is designed to provide these students with diverse clinical experiences from the very first day of their education. For information please go to

TCMC has been granted degree-granting authority from the Pennsylvania Department of Education and preliminary accreditation from the Liaison Committee of Medical Education. The Commonwealth Medical Education Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).