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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 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.
Thirty Wilkes University students are participating in research projects this summer in the biology, environmental engineering and earth sciences, and geology departments.
Wilkes University recently selected Josh Hagan, Autumn Peck and Kristen Santey as drum majors to lead it's marching band. The Marching Colonels - the only collegiate marching band in the region - debuted in the fall 2014 semester.
Wilkes University Provost Dr. Anne Skleder announced the Dean's List for the Spring 2016 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.
Three Wilkes University students and editors of the campus newspaper, The Beacon, received regional Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Marks of Excellence Awards at the recent Region 1 Conference held in New Haven, Conn.
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.
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.
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 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 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 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 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.
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.
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 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.
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: