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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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Students complete Supply Chain Management cohort

A year and a half after beginning their journey, a cohort of nine students have completed the Supply Chain Management Certificate program.
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Penn State police to serve free refreshments to employees this summer

Penn State police officers across Pennsylvania will host events for Penn State employees this summer featuring a variety of refreshments, from free coffee to pizza to ice cream and more.
Wilkes-Barre LionPulse Route 66 walking map

Wilkes-Barre campus community walks 4,738 miles for LionPulse wellness challenge

Penn State Wilkes-Barre has set its sights on prioritizing the health and wellness of the campus community, with help from a partnership with Penn State LionPulse, an initiative of Penn State PRO Wellness. The campus’ efforts recently included a LionPulse wellness challenge, where 41 community members competed to see who could walk the farthest and if, collectively, they could walk the entire distance of U.S. Route 66.
Navient certificate earners Stephanie Allard and Heather Wright

Navient employees earn certificates

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education has announced that five Navient employees recently earned "Introduction to Corporate Communication" certificates.
Penn State Wilkes-Barre Summer Youth Program: Career Exploration Camp

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 six to 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.