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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 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 Theatre presented the musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, with music and lyrics by Clark Gesner, based on the Charles Schulz comic strip. Performances were Feb. 17-26 at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts.
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.
Accounting students at Wilkes University's Jay S. Sidhu School of Business and Leadership will offer free tax assistance to the public through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program.
Wilkes University Provost Dr. Anne Skleder announced the Dean's List for the Fall 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.
The Passan School of Nursing at Wilkes University Hosts Professional Induction Ceremony for Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The Passan School of Nursing at Wilkes University hosts the Professional Induction Ceremony as a way to recognize incoming nursing students who have demonstrated basic competency in safety, communication, and basic skills in the nursing simulation center. During the ceremony, students receive their Passan School of Nursing white lab coat for clinical training and sign The Nursing Code of Ethics.
The Wilkes University Marching Band performed in the Tournament of Bands Atlantic Coast Championships on Nov. 5, 2016. The exhibition took place at the West Shore Stadium in Harrisburg where the Wilkes University Marching Band performed for 26 college bands.
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.
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 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: