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Penn State Wilkes-Barre receives Program Enhancement Grant

Penn State Wilkes-Barre has received a Pennsylvania State University Engineering Technology and Commonwealth Engineering (ETCE) Program Enhancement Grant (PEG).
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Wilkes-Barre campus celebrates University-wide Pride Week 2017

Penn State Wilkes-Barre, in conjunction with a University-wide initiative, recently celebrated Pride Week 2017.
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Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement events and speakers

This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.
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Northern Tier Center to offer Certified Recovery Specialist program

The Certified Recovery Specialist program will be held at the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Northern Tier Center in Towanda from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 6 through Aug. 3. The 54-hour Certified Recovery Specialist is a peer support position formally recognized by the Pennsylvania Certification Board.

‘Financing College: Where’s the Money?’: The campus connection

It’s no secret that Penn State includes a network of campuses throughout the state of Pennsylvania, but incoming students may not be fully aware of all the financial benefits attending a campus other than University Park may afford.
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2017 Celebration of Scholarship winners announced

The 2017 Celebration of Scholarship winners have been announced. Sponsored by Penn State Wilkes-Barre and the campus' Nesbitt Library, the competition drew more than 140 poster entries this year.

Penn State Hazleton to host regional financial literacy workshops

The Penn State Hazleton library is sponsoring sessions on financial literacy for students, community members and employees on April 26. Two sessions are scheduled for employees and students of the Hazleton, Schuylkill, Wilkes-Barre and Worthington Scranton campuses.

Penn State Wilkes-Barre hosts Forum on Black Affairs

On April 7, Penn State Wilkes-Barre hosted the Forum on Black Affairs, an organization whose goal is to partner with the University to encourage racial diversity, and specifically to create a climate conducive for black faculty and staff to thrive on each Penn State campus.
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'Therapy, Themes & Theories of Psychology' on display through end of April

"Therapy, Themes, & Theories of Psychology," an art gallery exhibit prepared in collaboration with on-campus clinicians, will be on display in the Friedman Art Gallery at Penn State Wilkes-Barre through the end of April. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
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Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce president to address graduates

Wico van Genderen, Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Business and Industry President and CEO, will address graduates at the Penn State Wilkes-Barre commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, in the campus’ Athletics and Recreation Building.