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Nursing Cohort Class

Course Excellence Emphasized, Opportunities Provided

In the fast-paced world of medical care, Penn State Wilkes-Barre is giving registered nurses a leg up on the competition
Ingrid Ritchie Presenting At ASC

An Investment of Time and Energy

Few programs across the United States can offer competitive, meaningful research opportunities for undergraduate students, but the Administration of Justice program at Penn State Wilkes-Barre has done just that, exposing students to discipline study they could not begin to cover in a classroom.
Kyle Neiswender with surveying classmates

One Vo-Tech Student’s Journey Through College

Kyle Neiswender didn’t take the traditional road to Penn State Wilkes-Barre but five years after walking onto campus, he’s thrilled that his path led him here
SSS Staff

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.

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