Veterans in the News

Regan family photo

Military program fund created at Penn State Wilkes-Barre

The first military program fund at Penn State Wilkes-Barre has been created through a gift from alumnus and advisory board member Jim Regan and his wife, Barbara. Their $25,000 gift will provide vital funding for enriching experiences for military and veteran students at the campus.
Judy and Ed Lucy at the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Nittany Lion shrine

Scholarship for veterans established at Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Penn State alumni and longtime supporters Ed and Judy Lucy, who previously committed an estate gift and an annual award to support Penn State Wilkes-Barre, have continued their commitment by the creation of the Samuel J. and Ruth Valick Family Scholarship with a gift of $50,000. The scholarship will give preference to students who have served or are serving in the United States military and who are majoring or plan to major in criminal justice.
A meeting of the Veterans Support Club

Memorializing veterans and their service

The Veterans Support Club at Penn State Wilkes-Barre is dedicated to supporting veterans and raising awareness of their service. As president of the club and a Marine Corps veteran, Robert Mastropole is leading the charge to install a permanent memorial on campus. The memorial will pay homage to the millions of men and women who have served the United States: past, present and future.