Activities and Traditions

Graduating Lion

A Countdown to Cap and Gown Luncheon will be held on Thursday to mark 100 days until graduation at Penn State Wilkes-Barre.

100 days and counting!

To celebrate 100 days until graduation and to provide all the necessary information for graduating seniors, a Countdown to Cap and Gown Luncheon will be held on Thursday, January 30. The luncheon will include remarks from Chancellor Dr. Dale Jones and will provide important details from the offices of the Registrar, Academic Affairs, Career Services, Bookstore, and the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Alumni Society.

Chamber music society to perform benefit concert at Wilkes-Barre

Penn State Wilkes-Barre will host its annual Northeastern Pennsylvania Chamber Music Society (NEPACMS) benefit concert on Jan. 10 featuring a special performance of music composed by a faculty member at the campus. "A Bohemian Winter" begins at 7 p.m. in the historic Hayfield House and is open to the public.

We're Number 1

Student Lion Ambassadors gathered around the Nittany Lion mascot and signaling “We’re Number 1!”

Wilkes-Barre campus community walks 4,738 miles for LionPulse wellness challenge

Penn State Wilkes-Barre has set its sights on prioritizing the health and wellness of the campus community, with help from a partnership with Penn State LionPulse, an initiative of Penn State PRO Wellness. The campus’ efforts recently included a LionPulse wellness challenge, where 41 community members competed to see who could walk the farthest and if, collectively, they could walk the entire distance of U.S. Route 66.