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2006 Archived News

Penn State community celebrates Orange Bowl
1/6/2006—About 100 fans enjoyed the game...
Dean's List released
1/17/2006—145 students have been named...
Campus students participate in THON
1/19/2006—Fund raising event benefits children with cancer...
Spring Semester Tag-A-Longs planned
2/1/2006—High school students experience college life for a day…
February marks Black History Month
2/1/2006—Performances & display scheduled...
China: Yesterday and Today
2/2/2006—Learn about the “economic miracle” of China...
New Education Abroad programs available
2/7/2006—Since December, several new Study Abroad opportunities have become available...
Annual math & science contests scheduled
2/20/2006—High school students flood the campus…
Campus notes Women's History Month
2/24/2006—A celebration of music, books, and video…
Regional History Day competition scheduled for March 25
3/7/2006—Students from area schools in grades 6-12 are invited to participate ...
For Parents Only scheduled
3/7/2006—An informative program for parents of high school juniors…
"Penn State in the Poconos" open house March 29
3/8/2006—Penn State locations in northeast Pennsylvania will host an open house...
Lake Lehman Area High School wins 1st place in regional TEAMS competition
3/10/2006—MMI Prep and Dallas also top finishers.
Noted author/historian to visit
3/29/2006—Pennsylvania's anthracite history is topic of discussion and book signing...
Over-the-edge mentalist/illusionist appears April 19
4/3/2006—Warning! This is not your average magic show...
Outstanding Adult Learner selected
4/7/2006—Michele Cerski, honor student and campus/community volunteer...
Be a Penn Stater this fall!
4/10/2006—Open house for high school students planned for April 25...
Former student develops poultry vaccine
4/12/2006—Dr. Joyce Van Eck attended Penn State Wilkes-Barre…
Campaign for Academic Commons Tops $8M
4/13/2006—Thanks to a gift by alumnus Rick Barry...
Commencement set for May 13th
4/26/2006—Featured speaker is Major General Joseph Perugino...
Summer Youth Program brochure now available
5/1/2006—Introducing 20 exciting new camps this year…
PSU Wilkes-Barre 11th Annual Alumni Golf Tournament Set
5/15/2006—The Alumni Constituent Society hosts its 11th annual golf tournament...
Outstanding students recognized at Academic Awards ceremony
5/15/2006—The 17th Annual Academic Awards ceremony was held...
Commencement ceremony held
5/15/2006—Fall, spring & summer graduates participate...
Spring Dean's List announced
5/26/2006—131 students are named...
Penn State tuition bills go paperless
6/29/2006—eBills will replace paper bills effective fall 2006…
Spend a Summer Evening at Penn State
6/29/2006—Two evening open houses will be held in July…
Alternate driving routes to campus
7/1/2006—Roads in the area can sometimes be closed; view suggested alternate routes...
Professor attends international conference on Virginia Woolf
7/21/2006—Dr. Steven Putzel recently returned from Birmingham, England...
Orientation 2006 designed to enhance students' success
8/1/2006—Program for first-year students planned for Tuesday, Aug. 29…
Popular arts & crafts festival will be held this Sunday
8/21/2006—Over 100 artisans plus entertainment, craft demos and food will be available...
New director of academic affairs welcomed
8/29/2006—Dr. Theodora Jankowski comes to Penn State WB from the Buffalo, NY area...
Film, Food, & Fun Facts starts Oct. 5
8/31/2006—Movies with a local tie are featured in this series...
Great Books at Hayfield sets fall schedule
9/20/2006—Informal discussion open to all...
Director of development named
9/28/2006—Nora Blessner will manage campus fund raising efforts...
Physics lecture open to the public
10/1/2006—Dr. Thomas Winter will present "Atomic Collisions"...
Groundbreaking held for Abram Nesbitt, III Academic Commons
10/2/2006—See a photo gallery of the event...
9th Annual Haunted Forest returns
10/10/2006—Fund raising event benefits children with cancer...
Campus open house scheduled
10/11/2006—Program begins at 10 a.m. in the Athletics & Recreation Building
Wayne Hoffman returns!
10/19/2006—If you missed his show in April, now's your chance…
Arts & crafts show and sale on Nov. 5
10/29/2006—Shop for holiday gifts and decorations…
Veteran's Day observance planned
10/30/2006—Donations will be collected for disabled vets organization...
Red Cross Blood Drive scheduled Nov. 8
10/31/2006—Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood…
Poverty Has a Face
11/2/2006—A Poverty Awareness Meal on Nov. 9 will benefit the Back Mountain Food Pantry...
Project 720 allows high school students to earn college credits
11/8/2006—Orientation & registration set for January 10…
November is Native American Heritage Month
11/10/2006—Celebrate with the song and dance of Piscataway Indian Nation…
Evening information session scheduled
11/11/2006—Learn more about becoming a Penn Stater...
Visit the Friedman Observatory on Monday nights
11/15/2006—Since its debut…
Paul Plays it All – including the kitchen sink!
11/15/2006—See it to believe it on Nov. 29…
Last Chance Café offers end of semester help
11/30/2006—Students can study, finish assignments, and prepare for finals…
Re-lax-ation Week in the Commons
12/6/2006—“Relax, Be Safe, and Have Fun!” is the theme...
Community Service Week planned
12/15/2006—In memory of Martin Luther King, Jr….
Winter break set at Penn State Wilkes-Barre
12/21/2006—Campus will be closed…
Fall 2006 graduates announced
12/21/2006—The academic affairs office…