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2018 Commencement

Penn State Wilkes-Barre presents 2018 graduating class

On Saturday, May 5, Penn State Wilkes-Barre and Chancellor Dale Jones honored the 2018 graduating class during a commencement ceremony in the campus’ Athletic and Recreation Building.
Shania Shelton and Penn State Wilkes-Barre Staff

Time To Truly Understand How Invaluable A College Education Is

Penn State Wilkes-Barre and the Luzerne County Council on Adult Higher Education Recognizes 2018 Outstanding Adult Learner of the Year
Thomas Derby and Lego Camp

From Legos to Biomedical Engineering: A Student Profile

A Q&A session with biomedical engineer and former Penn State Wilkes-Barre Summer Youth Camp attendee, Thomas Derby; how his time at the Lego Mindstorm Robotics camp kick-started a career path in engineering.
Katie George standing in front of her research poster

Penn State Wilkes-Barre sends undergraduates to national conferences

Earlier this month, Rick Dierenfeldt traveled to New Orleans for an Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences annual meeting with three undergraduate students, who he said continually wowed other conference goers with the quality of their research and abilities as students.
Nursing Cohort Class

Course Excellence Emphasized, Opportunities Provided

In the fast-paced world of medical care, Penn State Wilkes-Barre is giving registered nurses a leg up on the competition
Ingrid Ritchie Presenting At ASC

An Investment of Time and Energy

Few programs across the United States can offer competitive, meaningful research opportunities for undergraduate students, but the Administration of Justice program at Penn State Wilkes-Barre has done just that, exposing students to discipline study they could not begin to cover in a classroom.
Kyle Neiswender with surveying classmates

One Vo-Tech Student’s Journey Through College

Kyle Neiswender didn’t take the traditional road to Penn State Wilkes-Barre but five years after walking onto campus, he’s thrilled that his path led him here
SSS Staff

Celebrating 20 Years of Student Success

As one of only two Penn State campuses with a Student Success Services department, Penn State Wilkes-Barre stands proud celebrating 20 years of making a difference to students who need it the most.
Malley Family

Grant awarded to support degree goals for low-income Penn State student parents

Penn State has been awarded an $824,768 CCAMPIS (Child Care Access Means Parents in School) grant from the U.S. Department of Education to provide financial assistance for child care to qualifying low-income undergraduate and graduate student parents at University Park and 20 additional campus locations.
Kerry Meyers

College Is What You Make It Out To Be

A Q&A session with Rail Riders intern and Wilkes-Barre Alumnus, Kerry Meyers; asking the questions future students and interns need to know