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Tuesday, January 16

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Wilkes University Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day With "Stick With Love" Event On January 16

Wilkes University celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with the event "Stick With Love" on Tuesday, January 16. It will be highlighted by an address by state Sen. John Yudichak and also will include speeches and performances by University students and staff. The celebration will be at 11 a.m. in the ballroom of the Henry Student Center, 84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre.

Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University Presents "The Bones of Us Hunger for Nothing" Exhibition

Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University Presents "The Bones of Us Hunger for Nothing" Exhibition

Wilkes University AFROTC Cadet Kaitlynne Young Earns Commission at Dec. 4 Ceremony

Wilkes University senior Kaitlynne Young of Hawley, Pa., was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force during a Dec. 4 ceremony. The commissioning ceremony was held in the ballroom of the Henry Student Center. Young, who will graduate in January with a degree in accounting, earned her commission through the University's Air Force ROTC Detachment. After graduation, she will be stationed at Goodfellow Air Force Base in San Angelo, Texas, and will serve as an Air Force Intelligence Officer.

Maslow Foundation Salon Reading Series at Wilkes University Highlights Maslow Family Creative Writing Program from Jan. 5-11

Wilkes University's Maslow Foundation Salon Reading Series, which highlights the January 2018 residency for the University's Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing Program, features debut authors, program faculty and prize-winning authors as guest readers. Readings are from Jan. 5-11.

Wilkes University's Intensive English Program Nationally Recognized

Wilkes University has been granted membership to University and College Intensive English Programs (UCIEP), an independent consortium representing the highest professional standards for intensive English programs in the United States.

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Wilkes Sophomore Lyndsey Shay Leads Through Service

Wilkes University sophomore Lyndsey Shay lives by the Rotary International motto: “Service Above Self.” Her experience with the service organization in high school prompted her to start the Wilkes Rotaract Club, the collegiate version of Rotary.

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Wilkes in the News

Wilkes shows off new Sordoni Art Gallery

New program gives student an "edge" at Wilkes University

New $4 million media center a ‘jewel’ at Wilkes University


Armstrong, Garret named to D3football.com All-Region Team

Wilkes' Armstrong Named to D3football.com All-Region Team

Armstrong was named to the third team offense as a tight end. It marks the second straight year Armstrong has been named to the all-region squad, earning second team honors as a junior in 2016.

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