About Wilkes University

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, ...

Student Competition

Wilkes University Pharmacy Student Colleen Herman of Lancaster, Pa., Wins Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Competition

Colleen Herman of Lancaster, Pa., won the Know Pain Know Gain Pharmacy Patient Counseling Competition administered by the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association. The student competition was conducted at the association's annual Mid-Year Conference, held Jan. 24-26, 2014, in Bedford, Pa. Sponsored b...

6 months ago
Marching Band

Wilkes University Launches First Collegiate Marching Band in Northeast Pennsylvania

Wilkes University is launching the first collegiate marching band in northeast Pennsylvania. The Wilkes University Marching Colonels debut at the University's first home football game versus Muhlenberg College at 1 p.m. on September 6. The band performs in drum corps style and includes wind and p...

6 days ago
Achievement

Wilkes Education Majors Inspire Intellectual Curiosity at Summer Reading and Arts Academies

Five Wilkes University elementary and early childhood education majors are preparing schoolchildren for the upcoming academic year at the University's Reading and Arts Academies. The academies engage children entering pre-kindergarten through grade. Lessons are taught by upperclassmen enrolled in...

about 1 month ago
Achievement

Wilkes University Student Kayla Hiryak of Gilbertsville, Pa., Receives First Place for "Phage Hunting" Research Poster at Science Education Alliance Conference

Wilkes University student Kayla Hiryak of Gilbertsville, Pa., received first place for a research poster that she presented at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Science Education Alliance Conference. The conference was held at the institute's research center at Janelia Farm, Va. Hiryak, the d...

about 1 month ago
Achievement

Wilkes University Student Emily Gicewicz of Rensselaer, N.Y., Presents "Phage Hunting" Research at Science Education Alliance Conference

Wilkes University student Emily Gicewicz of Rensselaer, N.Y., presented a research poster at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Science Education Alliance Conference. The conference was held at the institute's research center at Janelia Farm, Va. Gicewicz's poster featured the results of resea...

about 1 month ago