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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 Students Inducted Into Phi Alpha Beta, National Honor Society
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.
Wilkes University Students Gain Classroom Experience at Student Teaching Assignments
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.
Wilkes University Enactus Students Win Regional Competition
Ten Wilkes University students recently won the regional Enactus competition in Washington, D.C. The students are members of the University's chapter of Enactus, an international nonprofit organization that encourages college students to become entrepreneurs through collaboration to create innovative, sustainable community development projects.
Wilkes University Theatre Presents "Twelfth Night"
Wilkes University Theatre will present William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, or What You Will on April 14-17. Performances are being held nightly at 8 p.m. in the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center, with a Sunday matinee performance at 2 p.m.
Alternative Spring Break 2016 Participation: Costa Rica
Wilkes University students chose to spend their break contributing to underprivileged communities in Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, and rural Kentucky. In Costa Rica, students created planters, outdoor seating, and tables from recycled and painted tires and cement for Costa Rican schools.
Wilkes Junior Valerie Woods is a Double Scholarship Winner
Wilkes University junior Valerie Woods, a marketing and management double major, was recently awarded two scholarships: the Joseph D. Giampapa Scholarship and the Thomas E. Matthews Scholarship through NACA, the National Association for Campus Activities. These scholarships are awarded to students who hold important leadership positions, and through Woods' demonstrated leadership skills and ability, she is being recognized for making a significant contribution on the Wilkes campus.
Wilkes University Announces Dean's List for Fall 2015 Semester
Wilkes University Provost Dr. Anne Skleder announced the Dean's List for the Fall 2015 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 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.
Wilkes University Students Foster Supportive Residential Environment, Promote Campus Community Participation as Resident Assistants
More than 45 undergraduate students at Wilkes University have accepted on-campus leadership roles as resident assistants. Resident assistants are responsible for crisis management, documenting policy violations, reporting maintenance requests and various other administrative tasks in campus residence halls where undergraduate students live.
Wilkes University Students Gain Television Broadcast Experience with Wilkes Now
Wilkes University Communication Studies majors are gaining firsthand experience as members of the student-run television program, Wilkes Now. As members of Wilkes Now, students produce original news and feature content each week for broadcast on channel 97 for Service Electric Cable in Wilkes-Barre.
Wilkes University Students Gain Journalism Experience with The Beacon
Wilkes University Communication Studies majors are gaining firsthand experience as members of the student-run newspaper, The Beacon. As members of the newspaper staff, students manage, edit, write and design the award-winning publication. The Beacon appears both in print and online. Kalen M. Churcher, assistant professor of communication studies, serves as faculty advisor.
Wilkes University Students Gain Public Relations Experience with Zebra Communications
Wilkes University Communication Studies majors are gaining firsthand experience as members of the student-run public relations agency, Zebra Communications. As members of Zebra Communications, students work with 12-15 client-partners, including not-for-profit organizations, government agencies, small businesses, campus initiatives and regional grant-funded projects, to create public relations campaigns of up to three months.
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 percussion musicians as well as color guard.
Wilkes University Student Teachers Present at City University College, Malaysia
Six Wilkes University student teachers presented "Getting Ready for America" at City University College in Selangor, a suburb of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on March 3 as part of an international exchange program between the two institutions. Nearly 150 college students attended the presentation on American culture and customs given by Gina Zanolini Morrison, Wilkes associate professor of undergraduate education and student teaching abroad supervisor, and the student teachers.
Students Serve the Wilkes University Community as Members of Student Government
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.
Wilkes University Students Serve As E-Mentors For First-Year Students
Wilkes University upperclassmen have volunteered to serve as E-Mentors for the 2013-2014 academic year. The mentors provide guidance to all First Year Students by assisting in the transition from high school to college both socially and academically. E-Mentors work with first-year students at orientation and during welcome weekend and serve as mentors throughout the first year at Wilkes. E-Mentors are assigned to first-year students based on the students' majors and help freshmen at Wilkes adapt to life at the University. E-Mentors not only guide first-year students through the adjustment to collegiate life but become the students' friends, often meeting face-to-face for lunch or at campus events. Each E-Mentor receives between 10-15 first-year student mentees.
Wilkes University AFROTC Graduates Awarded Second Lieutenant Commissions
Seven Wilkes University Air Force Reserve Officers' Training Corps graduates were awarded their second lieutenant commissions at a commissioning ceremony held before commencement in May. Graduates from your area include: