Penn State alumni representing four northeast regional campuses ? Hazleton, Schuylkill, Scranton and Wilkes-Barre ? will offer ?A Night of Penn State Jazz? on Oct. 15 at the historic Ritz Theater in Scranton. Doors will open at 6 pm. The concert, featuring Penn State?s Centre Dimensions jazz ensemble, will begin at 7 p.m.
Penn State students who commute to campus or live in on-campus apartments have a convenient option for grabbing a meal or a snack: the Commuter Meal Plan. The plan, which is charged to the student account, has recently been expanded to three levels and is now offered at additional Penn State locations.
The idyllic wooded walkway that blankets Penn State Wilkes-Barre in lush greenery may not technically be an arboretum anymore, but it does date back to the campus? roots as the home of a prominent outdoorsman while also displaying a rich diversity of Pennsylvania forestry.
The Penn State Wilkes?Barre Alumni Constituent Society hosted its 24th annual ?Masters? Golf Tournament at Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club in Mountain Top on July 12. The tournament raised more than $7,500, which will support a variety of programs for Penn State Wilkes?Barre students.
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.
Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education is offering a new and exciting career exploration camp, ?Supplying Pizza to the World,? for boys and girls entering grades six to 12. This camp will research global markets to identify pizza products matching the diverse tastes in each market. Participants will learn what critical skills are needed to manufacture and deliver products to these global markets ? while enjoying pizza along the way.
Penn State University Libraries awarded its Undergraduate Research Award: Excellence in Information Literacy to students at nearly all undergraduate Penn State campuses in April, honoring 97 undergraduate students as well as eight graduate students participating in their respective campus-wide research exhibition events.
The LGBTQA Student Resource Center offers multiple scholarships and awards to students and faculty who are interested in and have shown a commitment to the Penn State LGBTQ+ community. On April 12, the center presented its scholarship and award recipients for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Penn State Wilkes-Barre held its 30th annual Celebration of Academic Excellence on April 25 at the Hayfield House on campus. Hosted by Academic Affairs, the event recognized students who have excelled in their academic endeavors throughout the year.