Several graduates of the Penn State Wilkes-Barre surveying engineering program are working with federal government agencies to provide important data for mapping and transportation throughout the United States, from measuring the depths of the ocean to mapping the United States coastline.
Leading the campus Student Government Association is a big job at any time, and even more so during a pandemic. Larry Corridoni stepped up to the challenge and has become known for his leadership during a difficult time with no roadmap.
While the word “sustainability” is often associated with recycling, clean water initiatives, and the protection of natural resources, the word refers to more than just climate action. At Penn State Wilkes-Barre, students, staff, and faculty are furthering sustain-ability efforts for the campus, the community, and the world.
Seniors, congratulations on completing your degree program at Penn State! You can be proud of this significant achievement, just as we are proud of you. Join us at Penn State Wilkes-Barre on May 8 to celebrate the Class of 2021!
As an engineering major and as the only female on the Penn State Wilkes-Barre men’s golf team this year, Mariah Tague is used to forging her own way toward her goals.
“I come from a lot of male-dominated sports so I’m fairly used to being a lone female or maybe having one other,” she said, noting that all her teammates and coach have been supportive of her.
The Future of Jobs Report 2020 from the World Economic Forum identified the top 10 in-demand skills of 2025, with innovation at the top of the list. Students at Penn State Wilkes-Barre can minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ENTI) — one of the fastest growing minors within Penn State.
College student, campus leader, business owner, mom, and wife — these are the hats Cristina Orozco wears every day. The first-year student, an adult learner at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, has jumped into college with the same passion she shows for everything else in her life.
Amineh Al-Hawa chose her major and future career path largely because of the difficulties she witnessed her mother go through on her way to becoming an American citizen. A sophomore criminal justice major at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Al-Hawa hopes to work in immigration law.