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Wednesday, May 24

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Wilkes University in Arizona Holds Spring Commencement Ceremony on May 6

Wilkes University held its spring commencement ceremony on May 6 in the Mesa Center for Higher Education at the Hilton Phoenix/Mesa in Mesa. Graduates were awarded bachelor's and master's degrees at the event. The welcome address was presented by Marianne M. Rexer, interim executive director of Wilkes University in Arizona. Wilkes student Aubrey McCown gave the undergraduate greeting, and student Levi Leyba presented the graduate greeting. Dean of the Jay S. Sidhu School of Business Abel Adekola gave the dean's message, followed by a message to the graduates by Anthony L. Liuzzo, chairperson of the business programs of Arizona. Wilkes University Senior Vice President and Provost Anne Skleder delivered a recognition of Dr. Liuzzo.

Wilkes University in Arizona Entrepreneurial Experience Competition Announces Winners

Wilkes University in Arizona held the second annual Wilkes University Entrepreneurial Experience Competition on April 24 in Mesa. Teams of Wilkes students presented plans for starting their own businesses in the competition.

Wilkes University Selected For NASPA Lead Initiative

NASPA (National Association of Student Personnel Administrators) selected Wilkes University to join its Lead Initiative on Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement.

Wilkes University to Host Open House for Creative Writing Master's Degrees in Mesa

The Wilkes University Graduate Creative Writing program will host an instant decision open house from 1 - 4 p.m. on Fri., Oct. 21 and from 3 - 5 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 22 at Mesa Center for Higher Education 245 W. 2nd St., Mesa. Attendees bringing writing samples can receive an instant admission decision. They will also have the opportunity to learn more about the program from the director and staff.

Wilkes University Accepting Applications for Doctor of Education Degree

Applications for the low-residency program are due by Nov. 15 Wilkes University is now accepting applications for the doctor of education degree. Accepted students will start in January 2017.

Wilkes University Announces Pricing Plan To Arizona Business Partners

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Wilkes University Announces Pricing Plan To Arizona Business Partners

Wilkes University Announces Pricing Plan To Arizona Business Partners

Wilkes University Creative Writing Student Jeremiah Blue Awarded 2016 Etruscan Prize

Wilkes University Creative Writing Student Jeremiah Blue Awarded 2016 Etruscan Prize

Anna Arnett of Chandler, Ariz., is Wilkes University's Oldest Graduate At 91 Years Young

Anna Arnett of Chandler, Ariz., is Wilkes University's oldest graduate at age 91. Her degree in creative writing will be completed on June 4.

Wilkes University President Re-Affirms Transfer Agreement With Maricopa County Community Colleges

Wilkes University President Re-Affirms Transfer Agreement With Maricopa County Community Colleges

Wilkes University Professor Anthony Liuzzo Interviewed by Wallethub

Wilkes University Professor Anthony Liuzzo Interviewed by Wallethub

Wilkes University Announces New Scholarships for Mesa Undergraduate Business Students

Wilkes University has announced two new scholarships for students entering its undergraduate business programs in Mesa, Ariz. The scholarships were announced at the Phi Theta Kappa regional conference held on March 4.

Wilkes University Extends Founders Scholarships Awarded To Students in Mesa Undergraduate Business Degree Program

Wilkes University announced that it is extending its $5,000 scholarship awards to qualified transfer students who are accepted and enroll in its business bachelor's degree programs in Mesa.

Wilkes University Earns 2016 Military Friendly Schools® Designation

Wilkes University has been designated a Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, parent company of G.I. Jobs magazine. This is the sixth consecutive year that Wilkes has been named to the list, which honors the top 15 percent of colleges with leading programs for veterans, members of the Armed Forces leaving military service and military spouses.

Wilkes University Ranked 25th In The Nation For Economic Value By The Economist

Wilkes University is ranked 25th in the nation for economic value by the international newspaper The Economist - a ranking higher than any other Arizona college. The ranking was announced in the publication's first-ever college rankings.

Wilkes University Creative Writing Alumnus Marlon James Wins Man Booker Prize for Novel

Wilkes University alumnus Marlon James has won the 2015 Man Booker Prize for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings. The international prize, one of the literary world's most prestigious, was presented on Oct. 13 in London.

Wilkes University to Offer Creative Writing Conference to Arizona Writers

Wilkes University's M.A./M.F.A. in Creative Writing will host a writer's conference on Nov. 13 and 14. The conference will feature publishing panels, writing workshops, readings, and talks with editors and agents.

Wilkes University Creative Writing Alumnus Marlon James Wins Man Booker Prize For Novel

Wilkes University alumnus Marlon James has won the 2015 Man Booker Prize for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings. The international prize, one of the literary world's most prestigious, was presented on Oct. 13 in London.

Wilkes University Opens Academic Year With Largest Undergraduate Student Body In History

Wilkes University Opens Academic Year With Largest Undergraduate Student Body In History

Wilkes University Hosts STEM Program for East Valley High School Students

Wilkes University Hosts STEM Program for East Valley High School Students

Wilkes University Holds 68th Annual Spring Commencement

Wilkes University Holds 68th Annual Spring Commencement

Wilkes University To Offer Three Degrees In Five Years To Maricopa Community College District Partners

Wilkes University To Offer Three Degrees In Five Years To Maricopa Community College District Partners

Wilkes University to Launch Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) Program in Arizona

Furthering its commitment to Mesa and the Greater Phoenix area, Wilkes University will launch a doctoral program in August 2015. The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership is a post-master's program designed for teaching professionals seeking to transform the face of education. A virtual information session will be held online on Monday, May 11th, from 4p-6p.

Wilkes University to Launch Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) Program in Arizona

Furthering its commitment to Mesa and the Greater Phoenix area, Wilkes University will launch a doctoral program in August 2015. The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership is a post-master's program designed for teaching professionals seeking to transform the face of education. A virtual information session will be held online on Monday, May 11th, from 4p-6p.

Wilkes University In Mesa Earns Second Place in Best Of Mesa

Wilkes University In Mesa Earns Second Place in Best Of Mesa

Wilkes University In Mesa Graduates First MBA Students

Wilkes University In Mesa Graduates First MBA Students

Wilkes University in Mesa to Offer Arizona Creative Writers Conference

Wilkes University's graduate creative writing program will host a writer's conference on Dec. 13 featuring sessions on fiction, non-fiction, screenwriting and playwriting. The event also will serve as an instant decision day for students interested in enrolling in a new weekender version of its low residency Master of Arts program at the Mesa Center for Higher Education beginning in 2015. Applicants will be able to find out if they are admitted to the program that day.

Wilkes University To Award Founders Scholarships To First Students in Undergraduate Business Degree Program

The Founders Scholarships, good for two years, build on a newly signed transfer agreement with the Maricopa Community Colleges and further the missions of both institutions to provide access to quality education at an affordable price.


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