Wilkes University welcomes you to our official home page. Wilkes, located in Northeastern Pennsylvania, offers small classes with Ph.D.-level faculty and a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts, music, applied sciences, biology, chemistry, ... (see more)
Wilkes University welcomes you to our official home page. Wilkes, located in Northeastern Pennsylvania, offers small classes with Ph.D.-level faculty and a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts, music, applied sciences, biology, chemistry, ...
Wilkes University Provost Dr. Anne Skleder announced the Dean's List for the Spring 2017 Semester. To be named to the Dean's List, students must obtain a minimum 3.4 grade point average and carry at least 12 credits.
Wilkes University Senior Vice President and Provost Anne Skleder announced the Dean's List for the Spring 2017 semester. To be named to the Dean's List, students must obtain a minimum 3.4 grade point average and carry at least 12 credits.
Wilkes University awarded 782 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at its 70th spring commencement ceremonies on May 20.
The Center for Global Education and Diversity at Wilkes University recently presented students with its 2017 multicultural awards. The awards included Global Scholar and Citizen Award, Diversity and Inclusion Student Award and the D.I.V.E Certificate. They are given to students who have played an integral part in helping create diversity, multiculturalism and inclusion on the Wilkes campus and in the community.
Wilkes University's Nesbitt School of Pharmacy announced residency placements for students receiving the doctor of pharmacy degree in May 2017. Wilkes continued to match pharmacy students seeking residency training at a rate above the national average. Nationally, there were 3,497 residency positions offered and 5,160 applicants. Sixty-eight percent of those who applied for residencies were matched with a program.
The Wilkes University Marching Colonels leadership positions have been chosen for the 2017 season. The region's only collegiate marching band marches in drum corps style, complete with wind and percussion instruments and guard. The Wilkes University Marching Band is one of the most visible groups on campus, performing at home football games and other on- and off-campus events.
Wilkes University's Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Students Attended Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Legislative Day
Students in Wilkes University's Nesbitt School of Pharmacy attended Pennsylvania Pharmacy Day at the capitol in Harrisburg on April 19.
Wilkes University Students Participate in Alternative Spring Break with Christian Appalachian Project
Wilkes University students participated in an alternative spring break trip in Kentucky, volunteering with Christian Appalachian Project. Alternative spring break offers students an opportunity to perform community service while experiencing a different culture and developing their leadership, teamwork and critical thinking skills.
Student pharmacists Ashley Robold and Terra Landis of the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy at Wilkes University were finalists in the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association's (PPA) 2017 "Know Pain Know Gain" Pharmacy Patient Counseling Competition, which took place during PPA's mid-year conference on Jan. 28 in Lancaster, Pa. Founded in 1878, the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association is a professional membership organization of more than 2,300 pharmacists and pharmacy students across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Wilkes University students are presenting research papers in the first Wyoming Valley Undergraduate History Conference. Theses students will present their papers along with undergraduates from King's College and Marywood University.
Wilkes University Students Selected for Kirby Scholarship by Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
Ten Wilkes University students have been selected to be Kirby Scholars by the Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship. The Kirby Scholars are top-performers in accounting, marketing, legal, product development, and project management. The Scholars provide services to the businesses at the center's business incubator, and receive valuable experience in their field of study and formal recognition of their work.
Four Wilkes University Honor Society students recently had an opportunity to visit Hanoi, Vietnam, to learn about making positive transformations in small communities. The students attended the University Scholars Leadership Symposium, an international conference intended to raise global awareness of disenfranchised communities.
Wilkes University congratulates 12 Doctor of Pharmacy alumni who will pursue a second year of residency training in more specialized fields of pharmacy practice. One hundred percent of these Wilkes pharmacy alumni were placed into a second year residency program.
Seven Wilkes University students were inducted into Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society, in a ceremony on Thursday, April 21, 2016. Phi Alpha Theta students must have at least 12 semester hours of history, a 3.1 grade point average and a 3.0 overall grade point average.
Twenty Wilkes University education majors are gaining classroom experience this semester as they complete student teaching assignments at area schools. The student teaching is one of the requirements for earning teacher certification in Pennsylvania.
Students in the Air Force ROTC Detachment 752 at Wilkes University and St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia had the opportunity to meet and greet with the Secretary of Defense, The Honorable Ashton Carter.
Wilkes University Students Enter "Achieving Independence" Competition at Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting
A team of four Wilkes University students from the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy participated in the Achieving Independence Competition at the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting. The competition challenges student teams to create a fiscally viable business plan for opening a new pharmacy in Pennsylvania or purchasing an existing pharmacy and implementing new concepts. The students presented their poster to a live panel of judges. Kim Ference, assistant professor of pharmacy practice, was faculty advisor for the project.
Forty-five undergraduate students serve the Wilkes University community as members of the student government. Student Government is the major decision- and policy-making organization for the student body at Wilkes University, providing student input on University policy and governing extracurricular life at Wilkes.