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WISE Camp 2017

Women in the Sciences and Engineering program enters ninth year

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education is currently accepting registrations for its ninth Women in the Sciences and Engineering program (WISE) running July 25 through 27, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day, with lunch provided daily.
Lance Bush

President, CEO of Challenger Center to address Wilkes-Barre spring commencement

Lance Bush, president and CEO of Challenger Center, will address graduates at Penn State Wilkes-Barre's spring 2018 commencement ceremony, set for 10 a.m. May 5 in the campus’ Athletics and Recreation Building.
Fulbright Week runs from April 2 to 5

Explore funded opportunities for international study, travel and teaching

The University Fellowships Office is holding multiple sessions the week of April 2 to provide information on applying for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
UGI Check Presentation

UGI Utilities, Inc. makes gift to Penn State Wilkes-Barre

UGI Utilities, Inc. has made a gift of $2,500 to Penn State Wilkes-Barre in support of the summer Women in Sciences and Engineering (WISE) program.
Penn State Day 2017

Penn State Day at Knoebels Amusement Park set for May 19

On May 19, nine Penn State organizations will co-sponsor the ninth annual Penn State Day at Knoebels Amusement Park in Elysburg, Pennsylvania. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. at Pavilion M. A program will begin at 11 a.m. and will include lunch, a performance by the Alumni Blue Band, an appearance by the Nittany Lion, and prize raffles.
Art History Students

Friedman Art Gallery highlights students' artwork

More than 40 Penn State Wilkes-Barre students have submitted original art pieces for the Student Art Show to be held through March 30 in the Friedman Art Gallery on campus.
2017 Summer Campers

Wilkes-Barre celebrates Summer Through Youth programs

With a wide variety of opportunities for students entering grades one to 12, Penn State Wilkes-Barre is offering 30 enrichment and five sports camps this summer, which are sure to appeal to every young mind.
Matt Glowacki

Matt Glowacki: Legless man who is redefining 'normal' to speak at Wilkes-Barre

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Health Services will host Matt Glowacki for his lecture, “Bringing Diversity into Focus” at noon Tuesday, March 13, in Bierly Auditorium (S101) on campus.
Leaders from five eastern Penn State campuses sign an articulation agreement with Luzerne County Community College.

Five campuses sign articulation agreement with Luzerne County Community College

Students who earn an associate degree from Luzerne County Community College can directly transfer into bachelor’s programs at five eastern Penn State campuses, leaders of the institutions announced Feb. 27 at Penn State Hazleton.
Katie George standing in front of her research poster

Penn State Wilkes-Barre sends undergraduates to national conferences

Earlier this month, Rick Dierenfeldt traveled to New Orleans for an Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences annual meeting with three undergraduate students, who he said continually wowed other conference goers with the quality of their research and abilities as students.