Health and Safety

Provost provides update on University's coronavirus actions

Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas P. Jones has shared a message updating the University community on steps being taken to monitor the evolving worldwide coronavirus outbreak and prepare for the safety and well-being of students, faculty, staff and visitors.

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.

Run, Hide, Fight: Penn State adopts new protocol for active-attacker response

No one ever plans to be the victim of a violent attack, but as acts of violence continue to make headlines across the nation, it’s important to plan ahead and know what to do before being confronted with an emergency. To help students, faculty and staff be prepared to respond to a potentially life-threatening situation, Penn State has adopted Run, Hide, Fight, replacing StaySAFE as the University’s official active-attacker response.

It Can Happen To Anyone

For the third consecutive year, Penn State Wilkes-Barre’s Rehabilitation & Human Services program seeks to bring students’ mental health to the forefront with a day dedicated to living stress free