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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.

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Roars and tours

As a Lion Ambassador at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Jessica Atkinson is often one of the first people who prospective students and their families meet. In addition to providing visitors with an overview of the campus, the tours she gives are also helping her build skills in the field she plans to pursue.