Activities and Traditions

Recognizing the Class of 2020

The Penn State alumni family grew by more than 15,000 this past weekend as the University recognized its spring 2020 graduates in a livestreamed commencement ceremony, which took place on Saturday, May 9.

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!”