Penn State students may have had a day off from classes on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but for a group of students from six Penn State campuses, the day off became a day "on." On Jan. 18, Penn State Wilkes-Barre hosted the five northeast regional Penn State campuses for the second annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day "ON" community service event.
Penn State Wilkes-Barre recently honored the first three inductees to the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Wall of Fame. The Penn State Wilkes-Barre Wall of Fame was established to recognize outstanding athletic and academic achievements of the campus' student athletes as well as achievements of coaches, administration and teams.
Dalton artist and Penn State Wilkes-Barre faculty member William Chickillo recently exhibited numerous pieces of his artwork at the Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers showroom in New York City's Soho section. Chickillo's art was included as part of the company's "alternative gallery space" program, which features the work of local and national artists in their showrooms.
Approximately 90 vendors will converge at Penn State Wilkes-Barre from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 1, for the 20th annual Homespun Holiday Craft Fair.
In honor of the second most important holiday in Chinese culture, Penn State Wilkes-Barre will be hosting its own Full Moon Festival. The event is open to the public.
The NEPA Customer Service Consortium invites all leadership team members from any company in Northeastern Pennsylvania that have a vested interest in providing excellent customer service to their next meeting, which is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 4.
"Going green" is on so many minds today, especially in the building and construction industry, but just what does it mean to be a "green" company? And how does one "go green?"
Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education is here to help. In the next month, Penn State Wilkes-Barre will be a host site for two Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) seminars.
On Sunday, Aug. 30, more than 100 artisans, musicians, crafters and more will converge on the Penn State Wilkes-Barre campus in Lehman for the annual Arts at Hayfield Summer Festival. Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, the daylong event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the campus grounds.
Bill Bachman, communications arts and sciences instructor at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, was recently selected to serve as a commonwealth speaker for the Pennsylvania Humanities Council in 2010 and 2011.
Penn State's Board of Trustees meet Thursday (March 20) and Friday (March 21) at the Renaissance Mayflower Hotel in Washington D.C. In his opening remarks to the Board on Thursday, Penn State President Graham B. Spanier updated the trustees on impact of recent turmoil in financial markets on the University and its students. He also gave an update on applications to the University, construction at Penn State Wilkes-Barre and a significant gift to the University's new capital campaign.