Penn State Wilkes‑Barre

Celebration of Scholarship prepares student for research opportunity

Student Shaina Shelton assisted Dr. Garrett Huck with his re­search pro­ject, which cul­min­ated in the pre­sen­ta­tion of a poster at a pro­fes­sional con­ference. Her previous participation in the Celebration of Scholarship helped prepare her for the experience.
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Honors program travels to London

Penn State Wilkes-Barre honors students gain a better cultural understanding to inform their research on various aspects of Great Britain.
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Penn State Wilkes-Barre: a tradition of quality, customizable workforce development programs

Penn State Wilkes-Barre has over 100 years of history in workforce development
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Men’s basketball team makes history as USCAA Division II National Champions

Led by USCAA Coach of the year, LeShawn Hammett, Penn State Wilkes-Barre men’s basketball team captured their first-ever national championship.
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Supply Pizza camp flyer

Career exploration camp teaches youth about manufacturing and logistics industry

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education is offering a new and exciting career exploration camp, “Supplying Pizza to the World,” for boys and girls entering grades 6-12. This camp will research global markets to identify pizza products matching the diverse tastes in each market. Participants will learn what critical skills are needed to manufacture and deliver products to these global markets — while enjoying pizza along the way.
Gary Beisel and Anthony Shipula were recognized at the Spring Campus meeting with gifts of appreciation and words from Chancellor Dale Jones.

Wilkes-Barre retirees recognized

Penn State Wilkes-Barre recognized two employees — Gary Beisel, director of business services, and Anthony Shipula, director of development — who are retiring at the end of June.
Megan Mac Gregor, LGBTQ Outstanding Service Award recipient

Mac Gregor wins LGBTQA Award

Wilkes-Barre’s own Megan Mac Gregor received the LGBTQA Student Resource Center’s Outstanding Service Award for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Libraries' Research Awards recognize 105 students across 19 campuses

Penn State University Libraries awarded its Undergraduate Research Award: Excellence in Information Literacy to students at nearly all undergraduate Penn State campuses in April, honoring 97 undergraduate students as well as eight graduate students participating in their respective campus-wide research exhibition events.

LGBTQA Student Resource Center awards those who contribute to the community

The LGBTQA Student Resource Center offers multiple scholarships and awards to students and faculty who are interested in and have shown a commitment to the Penn State LGBTQ+ community. On April 12, the center presented its scholarship and award recipients for the 2019-2020 academic year.
a volunteer reading a story to second graders sitting on the floor

Penn Staters participate in Community Reading Day

Penn State Wilkes-Barre faculty and staff participated in the 23rd annual Community Reading Day on April 25.
Academic award winners as a group posing in front of the lion shrine on campus

Celebration of Academic Excellence recognizes student achievements

Penn State Wilkes-Barre held its 30th annual Celebration of Academic Excellence on April 25 at the Hayfield House on campus. Hosted by Academic Affairs, the event recognized students who have excelled in their academic endeavors throughout the year.
Penn State Wilkes-Barre division championship team

Baseball team captures division championship

The Penn State Wilkes-Barre baseball team won its first regular season championship of any kind since 2000 by finishing 12-3 in the PSUAC East Division and earning the No. 1 seed in the PSUAC conference playoffs.