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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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Wilkes Barre Continuing Education offering SAT Preparation courses in 2019

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education is hosting an SAT preparation course beginning March 12 for those students interested in taking the SAT exam in 2019. An online course is also available.
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Community Night / Senior Night

Penn State Wilkes-Barre will host a Community Night/Senior Night event at the campus gymnasium on Friday, Feb. 15.
Northeastern Pennsylvania Chamber Music Society performance at Penn State Wilkes-Barre

NEPA Chamber Music Society concert

Penn State Wilkes-Barre hosted a Northeastern Pennsylvania Chamber Music Society (NEPACMS) concert on Jan. 11.

Penn State, higher ed community share concerns for proposed Title IX changes

Penn State joined colleges and universities around the country in providing feedback through several national education associations on proposed changes to Title IX regulations announced by the Department of Education in November.
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Black History at Penn State: Calvin H. Waller and Mildred Settle Bunton

In honor of Black History Month at Penn State, we take a look at the University’s first known African-American alumnus and alumna – Calvin Waller, class of 1904, and Mildred Settle Bunton, class of 1932.
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Higher education leaders gather to share ideas for access and affordability

Penn State President Eric Barron joined other leaders in higher education at a summit in New York to discuss ideas to make college more accessible and affordable for moderate- and low-income students.
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The Medical Minute: Performing artists must protect their bodies like athletes

Whether amateur or professional, performing artists have unique health needs specific to their art form.