A new bachelor of science degree in information technology will be offered beginning in the fall 2021 semester. The degree will replace the existing bachelor of science degree in information sciences and technology, which will be phased out over the next four years.
After completing an associate degree at Luzerne County Community College, Tyler Edwards knew he wanted to continue his education with a bachelor’s degree. He found Penn State Wilkes-Barre to be just what he was looking for.
Numerous historic records from the Hayfield estate, where Penn State Wilkes-Barre is located, have been digitized and are now easily accessible to the public. The digitized Hayfield estate records contain various material from 1925 to 1945, including correspondence, financial records and architectural drawings related to the estates owned by John C. and Bertha R. Conyngham, in particular the construction of their estate on Hayfield Farm.
Students at Penn State Wilkes-Barre have the opportunity to prioritize mental wellness during an event scheduled for Friday, Oct. 15. Mental Health Awareness Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and feature activities that help students focus on and improve their mental health.
Deyu Pan and Rebecca Sarver have joined the faculty at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Chancellor Dale Jones announced. Pan has been named assistant professor in rehabilitation and human services (RHS), and Sarver has been hired as assistant teaching professor in criminal justice and criminal justice program coordinator.
On Sept. 9, Penn State Wilkes-Barre took part in the Penn State University Athletic Conference Invitational at University Park. The team came in fourth place with an overall score of 349. Cooper Kelley, a first-year student at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, tied for second place with a score of 72.
As Sept. 25 is national “If You See Something, Say Something” Awareness Day and September is National Preparedness Month, Penn State University Police and Public Safety is reminding students, employees and visitors to review the “If you See Something, Say Something” campaign for reporting suspicious activity, sign up for PSUAlert text messages, and familiarize themselves with the University’s official Active Attacker Response Program.