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Environmental Training 2018 Program

The Power To Achieve Great Things

Earth Conservancy, teaming with community partner Penn State Wilkes-Barre, is utilizing a newly trained workforce to help revitalize land in our region, realizing the worth in effort needed to change for the better
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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.

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Nesbitt Library introduces two gender-neutral bathrooms

Penn State Wilkes-Barre’s Nesbitt Library has updated its two formerly single-stall, gender-specific restrooms (women and men) to two gender-neutral restrooms.
Commencement speaker Ginger Zielinskie, President and Chief Executive Officer, Benefits Data Trust

Penn State Wilkes-Barre commencement

Ginger Zielinskie, president and chief executive officer, Benefits Data Trust, will be the commencement speaker for the 2019 commencement ceremony at Penn State Wilkes-Barre.
sample screen shot of SAP software

ERP with SAP certificate now being offered

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education has announced a new credit certificate program, Enterprise Resource Planning with SAP, designed for working adults.
Penn State Wilkes-Barre 2019 Outstanding Adult Learner of the Year Robert Mastropole, along with campus chancellor Dale Jones, campus bookstore manager Diane Hoyt-Green, and Continuing Education program associate Pamela Langdon

Outstanding Adult Learner of the Year awarded

Robert Mastropole, III, an administrative justice student at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, has been honored by the Luzerne County Council on Adult Higher Education as the Penn State Wilkes-Barre 2019 Outstanding Adult Learner of the Year.
Dr. Dale Jones, chancellor of Penn State Wilkes-Barre, and three students on stairs of capitol building

Wilkes-Barre attends Advocate Penn State Capital Day

Dale Jones, chancellor of Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Lynda Goldstein, associate chief academic officer, and campus students met with elected officials to discuss tuition, educational programming, and economic growth, and to share stories of how the University makes valuable contributions to Pennsylvania.
2018 IdeaMakers Challenge

Startup Week challenges to showcase entrepreneurs and change makers

Entrepreneurs across the University will pitch their business ideas and create inventive solutions to common problems through a series of competitions and challenges held during Penn State Startup Week from April 1-5. The challenges are at the heart of Startup Week’s mission of teaching and inspiring participants to make innovation a part of their lives, communities and careers, either by starting their own companies or bringing a problem-solving approach to established organizations.
Honors students conduct research in London on Spring Break

Honors students conduct research in London

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Honors students in Great Britain are learning the significance that the establishment of the prime meridian and precise time-keeping have to economics and trade.