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Celebrating 20 Years of Student Success

As one of only two Penn State campuses with a Student Success Services department, Penn State Wilkes-Barre stands proud celebrating 20 years of making a difference to students who need it the most.
Malley Family

Grant awarded to support degree goals for low-income Penn State student parents

Penn State has been awarded an $824,768 CCAMPIS (Child Care Access Means Parents in School) grant from the U.S. Department of Education to provide financial assistance for child care to qualifying low-income undergraduate and graduate student parents at University Park and 20 additional campus locations.
Kerry Meyers

College Is What You Make It Out To Be

A Q&A session with Rail Riders intern and Wilkes-Barre Alumnus, Kerry Meyers; asking the questions future students and interns need to know
SGA Executive Board

Wilkes-Barre SGA honors students, faculty member with annual campus awards

On April 27, Penn State Wilkes-Barre celebrated the Leadership and Athletics Awards Ceremony presented by the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Student Government Association. During this ceremony, annual campus awards are presented in addition to the ceremonial passing of the gavel between the outgoing and incoming SGA president.
PSUWB Adult Learner Attendees

2017 Outstanding Adult Learner of the Year recognized

Amanda-Claudia Scott, corporate communication student, has been honored by the Luzerne County Council on Adult Higher Education as the Penn State Wilkes-Barre 2017 Outstanding Adult Learner recipient.
Awards Group at Lion Shrine

2017 Celebration of Academic Excellence Awardees honored

On April 27th, Penn State Wilkes-Barre celebrated the Annual Celebration of Academic Excellence, sponsored by the Department of Academic Affairs.
Penn State Commencement, Agricultural Sciences, Dec. 2016

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.
coins

‘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.
Celebration of Scholarship posters

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.
Alyssa Belskis visiting American University

Combining Exceptional Students and Quality Programming

With commencement on the horizon, two Administration of Justice students show the campus that possibilities abound with hard work and determination

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