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You’re invited to our Solar Eclipse Party!

Penn State Wilkes-Barre’s Friedman Observatory will hold a solar eclipse viewing party on April 8 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Nesbitt Academic Commons. The event, which is open to the public, offers a unique opportunity for astronomy enthusiasts and curious individuals alike to experience the celestial phenomenon.

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Like mother, like daughter

Melody Sussman has inspired the core values and teaching philosophy of her daughter, Associate Teaching Professor of Rehabilitation and Human Services Melisa Littleton. During their monthly shopping trips together, they buy items for Penn State Wilkes-Barre students and the food pantry at the campus.