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Penn State Wilkes-Barre raises money for kids during virtual THON

From their bedrooms, living rooms and even kitchens, thousands of students and volunteers tuned in to the THON livestream to raise money, spread awareness and dance in pursuit of the cure for childhood cancer. Despite these difficult times, Penn State Wilkes-Barre was able to raise more than double its goal for THON 2021.

Penn State provides update on teaching modes for summer and fall 2021

Penn State is planning a phased return over the summer semester to a full on-campus learning environment for fall 2021. The University’s priorities continue to be the health and well-being of its students, faculty, staff and local communities, and the plans for expanded in-person classes have the flexibility built in to quickly respond to changing pandemic conditions, if necessary.

Friedman Art Gallery hosting virtual high school art exhibit

Since April 2017, the Friedman Art Gallery on the campus of Penn State Wilkes-Barre has hosted annual art exhibits by local high school artists. Because of current health concerns, virtual classes, limited access to the Friedman Art Gallery and other mandated protocols that continue to affect our educational systems, especially the arts, a virtual alternative was devised to promote local high school artists.