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.
The Penn State Wilkes-Barre baseball team won its first regular season championship of any kind since 2000 by finishing 12-3 in the PSUAC East Division and earning the No. 1 seed in the PSUAC conference playoffs.
Robert Mastropole, III, an administrative justice student at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, has been honored by the Luzerne County Council on Adult Higher Education as the Penn State Wilkes-Barre 2019 Outstanding Adult Learner of the Year.
Dale Jones, chancellor of Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Lynda Goldstein, associate chief academic officer, and campus students met with elected officials to discuss tuition, educational programming, and economic growth, and to share stories of how the University makes valuable contributions to Pennsylvania.
Entrepreneurs across the University will pitch their business ideas and create inventive solutions to common problems through a series of competitions and challenges held during Penn State Startup Week from April 1-5. The challenges are at the heart of Startup Week?s mission of teaching and inspiring participants to make innovation a part of their lives, communities and careers, either by starting their own companies or bringing a problem-solving approach to established organizations.
Penn State Wilkes-Barre hosted the 2019 Pennsylvania Northeast Regional Science Olympiad, held on Wednesday, March 6. Science Olympiad sponsors district, regional, state, and national science tournaments for middle school and high school students.
Penn State Wilkes-Barre's men's basketball team made history on March 6 when it became the first Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) men?s basketball program to capture a national championship.