wide-angle view of Hayfield Houise and grounds at Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Students and staff participate in the 2015 Mental Health Awareness Day

A passion for positive change

Within the world of mental health and wellbeing, the new Rehabilitation and Human Services program at Wilkes-Barre seeks to mold the future professionals in this ever growing field in need of well-educated, compassionate individuals.
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Ed Macosky, prince of integration

The integration of a royal leader

Do you ever wonder how all the pieces and puzzles of technology in your daily life fit together? How do they all communicate independently but yet still work together? Enter the concept of integration.
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Donovin Lindsay bleeding blue and white

Making my dash matter

Everyday, college experiences shape the people we are and have yet to become. Meet a young man who bleeds Penn State Blue & White and learn how his college experiences helped to shape the person he is today.
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Student authors Ashlee Harry and Ryan Sotelo with Dr. David Chin

Challenges of creativity

A government installed drone database system hacked. Siblings with all-consuming mental anguish. Headlines from the nightly news? These storylines come from the minds of Wilkes-Barre students.
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Weinberg Food Bank Donation

Wilkes-Barre faculty, staff support local Feeding America Backpack Program

In the campus' continuing efforts to support the local community, Penn State Wilkes-Barre faculty and staff made a donation to the Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank's Feeding America Backpack Program.
2016 Penn State Wilkes-Barre Graduates

Graduates honored at Penn State Wilkes-Barre commencement ceremony

Penn State Wilkes-Barre and Chancellor Charles Davis honored the 2016 graduating class during a commencement ceremony May 7 in the campus’ Athletic and Recreation Building.
Old Main-spring

Promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2016

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.
WISE 2015 Program Participant With Instructor Tim Sichler

Wilkes-Barre's Women in the Sciences and Engineering program set for July 27-29

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education is currently accepting registrations for its seventh Women in the Sciences and Engineering program (WISE) running July 27th through July 29th from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. each day with lunch provided.

Wi-Fi calling now supported at Penn State

To enable cellular calls in areas with weak carrier coverage or in buildings with spotty reception, Voice over Wireless, or Wi-Fi calling, is now supported at Penn State through the University’s primary cellular vendors: AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint.
Shawnna on laptop in internship office

E-portfolios and shared academic programs impact student success

One of the first graduates of Penn State’s shared Corporate Communication program, Shawnna Meyers, participated in her commencement this past weekend, and she attributes much of her success to her professional e-portfolio. Recently, we asked Meyers to share her story with us and explored how the use of e-portfolios and being part of a shared academic program has helped her succeed, both in college and in acquiring her first career-related job.
Penn State Wilkes-Barre Student Finalist at THINK Center Opening

Penn State Wilkes-Barre surveying student finalist in THINK Center naming

When the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber opened the doors to the Wilkes-Barre THINK Center, Penn State Wilkes-Barre student Graham Speace’s creativity was on display. Speace, a surveying engineering technology student, was one of four finalists in the “Name The Tech Workshop” contest held by the chamber.