Enrolled students who are noncompliant with the weekly required testing will lose access to Canvas until they become compliant. Continued noncompliance will result in additional disciplinary sanctions, up to and including conduct suspension upon the completion of a formal student conduct process.
Amy Cheresnowsky, who has taught Continuing Education courses for Penn State Wilkes-Barre for 12 years, knows that Continuing Education provides valuable professional development training for members of the community.
Penn State Wilkes-Barre is taking steps toward a more sustainable future by introducing a Sustainability Council. The Penn State Wilkes-Barre Sustainability Council’s mission is to create a campus community that prioritizes sustainability.
Penn State Wilkes-Barre held a Campus Safety Summit on Nov. 16, gathering campus leaders, faculty and staff to share vital information regarding public safety and security. Other campuses are exploring using the safety summit as a template for their campus communities.
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.
Penn State Wilkes-Barre students gathered to honor military veterans with two special events, one to raise awareness of issues veterans may face and one to break ground for a special veterans’ memorial on campus.
Special Agent Michael Byrnes, senior team leader of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Evidence Response Team – Philadelphia, recently visited Penn State Wilkes-Barre to conduct a presentation for a forensic science class.