Penn State Wilkes Barre
Penn State Wilkes Barre Newswire

Penn State Wilkes Barre Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Penn State Wilkes Barre.

Results 1 - 20 of 36 in Penn State Wilkes Barre

  1. Adult learners honored for dedication and academic accomplishmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2010 | The Citizens' Voice

    At the 21st annual Outstanding Adult Learner Awards Ceremony held at Luzerne County Community College, first row, from left, are Robert Danko Jr., Hanover Township, Penn State Wilkes-Barre; Mark Jones, Wilkes-Barre, Misericordia University; Michelle Woelkers, Moscow, Wilkes University; Scott R. Mitchell, Nanticoke, King's College, and William K. Browne, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County Community College; second row, Marshall Davis, Tunkhannock, instructor in administration of justice, Penn State Wilkes-Barre; Thomas Sweetz, Shavertown, adjunct professor of business, Misericordia University; Dr. Michael F. Garzella, West Pittston, associate dean of education, Wilkes University; Barbara Cresswell, Dalton, director of adult advisement, King's College, and Francis Curry, Forty Fort, director of admissions, Luzerne County Community College.

    Comment?

  2. Philanthropist, education supporter Marilyn Moore Maslow dies at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    Marilyn Moore Maslow, who passed away Saturday at age 83, was noted along with her husband Richard for her philanthropy and community work throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. "The entire higher education community in northeastern Pennsylvania is saddened by the passing of Marilyn Maslow," Misericordia's President Thomas J. Botzman stated.

    Comment?

  3. Strong second half lifts UMFK men to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    The University of Maine-Fort Kent men's basketball team held Penn State Wilkes-Barre to 20 second-half points en route to a 69-58 win on Monday evening. The Bengals started slow for the third game in a row and trailed at halftime 38-30, but they shot 52 percent from the field in the second half to surge by Wilkes-Barre.

    Comment?

  4. Invent Penn State dedicates Innovation Squared Project in Wilkes-BarreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Penn State

    Penn State dedicated the next phase of the Innovation Squared Project, an economic development project that will foster job creation, as well as develop and implement a dual entrepreneurial ecosystem and mentorship program for downtown Wilkes-Barre. Penn State President Eric J. Barron and Penn State Wilkes-Barre Chancellor Charles H. Davis, in conjunction with the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce, hosted a dedication and ribbon cutting on Thursday, Dec. 17, at the site of the Innovation Center Technology Workshop and Multi-Media Center, home to the Wilkes-Barre Connect Initiative.

    Comment?

  5. PSU Hazleton teams split DHRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | Standard Speaker

    The Penn State Hazleton basketball teams split a pair of games at Penn State Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday. The Lady Lions upped their win streak to six straight with a 65-57 victory. In the second game of the double-header, Wilkes-Barre roared past the local L

    Comment?

  6. Auschwitz: Understanding 'moral guilt'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Recently Auschwitz Death Camp officer Oskar Groening confessed to feeling "moral guilt" for his role in the mass murder of over one million people. "Moral guilt?" Get real Sgt.

    Comment?

  7. College Roundup: 11/21Read the original story

    Nov 20, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    Mid Valley graduate Jason Kenny scored 29 points to lead Misericordia University to an 85-61 win over Summit in the opening round of the 24th annual McCarthy Tire Laurel Line Tournament on Friday night. Misericordia will play Alfred in the championship game at 4. Summit will face Geneseo in the consolation game today at 2. ShaShawn Drayton had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Giants, who will look for their first win of the season today when they take on Ohio Northern in the consolation game.

    Comment?

  8. Penn StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Penn State Wilkes-Barre kicked off a year-long celebration of the campus' centennial anniversary at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 5. One of the oldest campuses in the Penn State system, Penn State Wilkes-Barre began its 100 years in the Wyoming Valley in fall 1916. After being contacted by the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce and the newly established Wilkes-Barre Rotary Club, Penn State began to hold evening classes at Coughlin High School.

    Comment?

  9. DIY garage wins business idea competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    SUBMITTED PHOTO Edward Powell stands near the 1976 Corvette he fixed up. Mr. Powell won a business idea competition with the plan for a garage that allows people to use garage resources to work on their own cars or with a mechanic.

    Comment?

  10. There at the beginning of the endRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Walter Sowa had been working non-stop for months to support the bombing raids on Japan when a secretive crew of servicemen were shuffled into his radar repair unit on Tinian Island in July 1945. Tinian, part of the Mariana Islands about 1,500 miles south of Japan, served as the launching point for the Enola Gay for its Aug. 6, 1945 mission over Hiroshima.

    Comment?

  11. Back Mountain Chamber hosts economic summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    At the Back Mountain Chamber of Commerce' annual economic summit on the campus of Penn State Wilkes-Barre in Lehman, on Oct. 15, from left, are Jim Reino, president, Back Mountain Chamber of Commerce; Gary Wagner, keynote speaker, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; Bill Leandri, executive director, Back Mountain Chamber of Commerce, and Dr. Charles Davis, chancellor, Penn State Wilkes-Barre. The Back Mountain Chamber held its annual economic summit on the campus of Penn State Wilkes-Barre in Lehman, on Oct. 15. The event was attended by more than 50 regional businesses and community leaders.

    Comment?

  12. Holy Redeemer's volleyball team closes in on milestone winRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Since the school came into existence in 2007, what it has accomplished on the volleyball court in those eight-plus seasons is nothing short of historic. The Royals have won eight consecutive District 2 Class AA championships, compiling a perfect 148-0 record in regular season WVC matches.

    Comment?

  13. Cook-FryRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2010 | The Citizens' Voice

    Kelly Clare Cook and Travis Frederick Fry were united in marriage Friday, May 14, 2010, on the patio of the Hayfield House at the Penn State Wilkes-Barre campus. Lynn Wheeler, pastor of Community Baptist Church in Montoursville, officiated at the late afternoon ceremony.

    Comment?

  14. Penn State W-BRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Dr. Charles Davis, chancellor, and Dr. Albert Lozano-Nieto, director of academic affairs, announces the renewal from the United States Department of Education of the TRIO Student Support Services Grant for the 2015-20 grant cycle. Penn State Wilkes-Barre's TRIO SSS program is an initiative encouraging the academic and professional development of students since its inception in 1997 with the first TRIO grant awarded to the campus.

    Comment?

  15. Eclipse party set at Penn State W-BRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Penn State Wilkes-Barre will hold the Supermoon Total Eclipse Party on Sunday night at the Friedman Observatory on the Lehman Township campus. A total supermoon lunar eclipse is also known as a blood moon, because the shadow of the Earth gives the moon a coppery red color as the Earth lines up directly between the sun and moon.

    Comment?

  16. College SoccerRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2015 | Standard Speaker

    Penn State Hazleton 5, Penn State Wilkes-Barre 0 - " Kyle Venditti had his hand in four goals to lead the Penn State Hazleton squad to the win Wednesday at Highacres. Venditti provided an assist to Ben Pasukinis for the first goal. He fed Steven Principe fo

    Comment?

  17. Hundreds Swim, Bike and Run in Wilkes-Barre TriathlonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2015 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    The 34TH annual event kicked off at Harveys Lake and ended at the Penn State Wilkes-Barre campus in Lehman Township.

    Comment?

  18. Cheers and JeersRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Cheers to the organizers, volunteers and athletes who will make today's Wilkes-Barre Triathlon possible. The 34th running of the triathlon begins this morning at 7:30 at Harveys Lake and concludes at the Penn State Wilkes-Barre campus in Lehman Township.

    Comment?

  19. Triathlon could cause minor traffic delaysRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Motorists in the Back Mountain region can expect possible traffic delays during the Wilkes-Barre Triathlon today, but no roads will be closed. The annual triathlon, which starts at 7:30 a.m. with a swim at Harveys Lake, also features a 40-kilometer bicycle loop and an 11-kilometer road running course.

    Comment?

  20. Traffic delays possible for Sunday's triathlon; no roads will be closedRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Motorists in the Back Mountain region can expect possible traffic delays during the Wilkes-Barre Triathlon on Sunday, but no roads will be closed The annual triathlon, which starts at 7:30 a.m. with a swim at Harveys Lake, also features a 40-kilometer bicycle loop and an 11-kilometer road running course. Most of the running and cycling routes will be on lesser-traveled roads, looping around Harveys Lake and the Huntsville Reservoir, according to race director Joanne Gensel.

    Comment?