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2005 Archived News

Preparation course for the new SAT scheduled
1/4/2005—Updated review addresses changes in the test...
Rep. Don Sherwood is guest speaker
1/14/2005—Congressman addresses political science students...
Campus student wins first place in essay contest
1/17/2005—Peter Kennedy, 4th-year student majoring in Electrical Engineering Technology...
Penn State Wilkes-Barre Celebrates Black History Month
1/17/2005—Music and theater performances scheduled...
Fund raising challenge grants proposed
2/3/2005—Money raised would benefit new Academic Commons...
Master of Education Degree in Teaching & Curriculum Available in Summer 2005
3/7/2005—Penn State Wilkes-Barre and Penn State Harrisburg will join forces...
JETS/TEAMS Competition held at Penn State Wilkes-Barre
3/9/2005—Lake Lehman High School students take first place...
Spanish for healthcare providers offered in Kingston
3/12/2005—Workshops will provide basic communication skills...
Summer Youth Program brochure now available
3/23/2005—Programs provide challenging & enriching activities...
IEEE President visits northeast campuses
3/23/2005—Gerald L. Engel, Ph.D., will address ethical dilemmas...
Penn State reorganization announced
3/25/2005—University will reorganize structure and administrative responsibilities...
Penn State Wilkes-Barre hosts SPINNING™ workshops
3/31/2005—Curt Gsell, of Mad Dogg Athletics, conducted training...
Penn State campuses extend sports eligibility
4/7/2005—Change allows students to compete longer in one sport...
Kennedy Named Penn State W-B 2005 Outstanding Adult Learner
4/13/2005—Peter Kennedy has been named 2005 Outstanding Adult Learner...
Penn State Wilkes-Barre Receives Federal Funding for Student Support Services
4/14/2005—PSU Wilkes-Barre is one of fourteen eastern Pennsylvania institutions...
FOX 5 News Reporter to Speak at Penn State Wilkes-Barre Commencement
5/2/2005—Linda Schmidt, reporter for WNYW-FOX 5 News, will be the featured speaker...
Cavalari Selected Penn Stater of the Quarter
5/3/2005—Cited for her efforts on behalf of students...
Plaque dedicated to Martin U. Dougherty
5/6/2005—Memorial plaque will be displayed in the Cafe Commons...
Penn State Wilkes-Barre 10th Annual Alumni Golf Tournament Set
5/17/2005—PSU WB's Alumni Constituent Society will host its 10th annual golf tournament...
FOX 5 News Reporter Featured Speaker at Penn State Wilkes-Barre Commencement
5/17/2005—Linda Schmidt, PSU Wilkes-Barre alumna and reporter for WNYW-FOX 5 News...
New degree in organizational leadership announced
5/20/2005—Degree program designed for adult students only...
Students Achieving Academic Excellence & Special Awards Are Honored
6/9/2005—The 16th Annual Academic Awards ceremony was held recently...
Interim leadership team appointed at Penn State Wilkes-Barre
6/10/2005—Two faculty members have been appointed as interim replacements...
Students Named to Dean's List for Spring 2005
6/13/2005—One hundred and thirteen students attending PSU WB have been...
Payne Printery Team Wins Alumni Golf Tournament
8/9/2005—The golf foursome led by Brett Gauntlett of Payne Printery...
Chronowski Selected Penn Stater of the Quarter
8/9/2005—Caroline Chronowski, manager of network & information systems...
Financial Aid Information Night to be held at Penn State Wilkes-Barre
8/9/2005—A Financial Aid Information Night will be held on Monday, September 12...
Arts at Hayfield Plans Arts & Crafts Summer Festival
8/10/2005—Over 100 artisans will display arts and crafts...
Physical improvements ready campus for return of students
8/18/2005—Significant renovations to buildings and parking areas...
Popular film series returns
9/2/2005—Film series showcases movies with local ties...
Penn State Wilkes-Barre hosts Drum & Bugle Corp
9/2/2005—The Carolina Gold Drum Corps Associates from Raleigh, NC...
Golf putting tournament to raise funds for Katrina victims
9/9/2005—Students plan fund raiser wlth all proceeds going to the Red Cross...
Nesbitt Library marks 4th anniversary of 9/11
9/12/2005—The library is featuring 13 books examining events related to the attack...
Engineering Open House planned for October 14
9/14/2005—Students can learn about engineering careers...
Alumni Society plans TV tailgate party
9/21/2005—Fans and friends are invited to cheer on the Nittany Lions ...
Campus participates in PA's Dual Enrollment Program (Project 720)
9/21/2005—Eligible high school students can earn college credit ...
Marion Spencer retires
10/5/2005—Staff assistant in Academic Affairs...
Students show their support at All-U Day
10/5/2005—Wilkes-Barre campus is well-represented at All-U Day...
Annual Haunted Forest returns
10/11/2005—Beginning Friday, October 14...
Engineering Open House surpasses expectations
10/18/2005—Students from twenty-one school districts attend...
Haunted Forest dates extended
10/24/2005—The Haunted Forest has been extended to Sunday Oct. 30 from 6-10pm...
Northeast Career Fair scheduled
10/25/2005—Students from 3 northeast campuses are invited...
Nesbitt Library marks National Indian Heritage Month
11/1/2005—In order to honor American Indians and Alaska Natives…
Veteran’s Day observance planned
11/8/2005—American flag bearing names of 9/11 victims will be on display…
Great Books at Hayfield Presents "Life of Pi"
11/11/2005—Anyone interested in great literature is welcome...
Last Chance Café offers end of semester help
11/16/2005—Students can study, finish assignments, and prepare for finals...
Mini-Grants Help Campuses Meet the Challenges of High-Risk Drinking, Drug Abuse
11/16/2005—Programs educate students on the dangers of high-risk activities...
W-B campus hosts Regional Career Fair
11/29/2005—Students from three campuses attended...
New chancellor named
11/30/2005—Charles H. Davis will take the reins on March 15...
Campus will mark Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
12/13/2005—Learn more about William Gildersleeve, hero of the Underground Railroad…
Tai Yim’s Chinese Lion Dance coming in January
12/13/2005—Celebrate Chinese New Year…
Penn State Wilkes-Barre Alumni Society welcomes new grads
12/13/2005—Grads & their families feted at reception...
Holiday at Hayfield
12/15/2005—Campus supporters celebrated the coming holidays...