Wilkes University Student Awarded Scholarship to Study in Spain
Wilkes-Barre, PA (04/16/2018) — Media contact: Gabrielle D'Amico, Director of Communications email@example.com (570) 408-4510.
Wilkes University student, Danielle McGlynn of Langhorne, Pa., received a scholarship for a summer study abroad experience in Spain. McGlynn was awarded the Cultural Study Abroad Award, sponsored by Eric Pape, an alumnus of Wilkes University. She will study in Madrid, Barcelona and surrounding regions this July.
Along with the cultural emersion, McGlynn will earn six credits towards a concentration in Spanish for her doctor of pharmacy degree. She is a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society and the National Society of Leadership and Success. McGlynn is also a member of the Wilkes soccer team, earning a place on the Mid-Atlantic Conference honor roll.
To receive the Cultural Study Abroad Award, students must have a desire to travel to Spain, hold a grade point average of 3.5 and above, and have a well-rounded campus experience with participation in extracurricular and leadership activities. Applicants must also submit an essay.
PHOTO: Danielle McGlynn (left) with Paola Bianco, Ph.D. (right), professor of global cultures at Wilkes University.
About Wilkes University:
Wilkes University is an independent institution of higher education dedicated to academic and intellectual excellence through mentoring in the liberal arts, sciences and professional programs. Founded in 1933, the university is on a mission to create one of the great small universities, offering all of the programs, activities and opportunities of a large, research university in the intimate, caring and mentoring environment of a small, liberal arts college, at a cost that is increasingly competitive with public universities. The Economist named Wilkes 25th in the nation for the value of its education for graduates. In addition to 43 bachelor's degree programs, Wilkes offers 25 master's degree programs and five doctoral/terminal degree programs, including the doctor of philosophy in nursing, doctor of nursing practice, doctor of education, doctor of pharmacy, and master of fine arts in creative writing. Learn more at www.wilkes.edu.