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Wednesday, May 24

Recent News

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

May 23 to May 29

Learn about Antiques

With antiques appraiser Dr. Lori Verderame

Henry's Closed Until June 12

Available for private catering

Kudos to Vijay Arora

Fulbright Specialist project opportunity in Brazil

Bursar's Office Has New Summer Hours

Starting Monday, May 22

Public Safety Provided with Naloxone

Partnership with the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy and Health & Wellness Services

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

May 16 to May 22

Final Spring Grades Available

View on the Wilkes portal

Hit the Links with Pharmacy

The 17th Annual Pharmacy Dean's Golf Tournament

Stephen Tillman Publishes New Short Story

Check out the Scarlet Leaf Review

Wilkes Baseball Seeks Fall Intern

Opportunity for business, sports management or statistics students

Shuttle Service to End for Semester

Have a great summer

Join Us for the Indian Classical Dance Recital

Saturday, May 13 at 6 p.m.

Meeting Scheduled for Transfer or Change-of-Major Nursing Students

Monday, May 22 at 10:30

Date Added for Cholesterol Screening

May 23 on campus

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

Find out what's happening downtown

Donate Unwanted Items

Let's fill the Alpha Lambda Delta blessing box

Volunteers Needed for Osterhout Book Sale

June 16 through 24

Stark Construction Update

Summer construction on the second and third floors

The Award Goes to . . .

The Wilkes Engineering Rube Goldberg Senior Projects Team

Consider Accelerated Air Force ROTC

For juniors, seniors, graduate students and recent grads

English and Philosophy Majors Present Capstones

May 8, 9 & 10

Come to the Cabaret Recital

Monday, May 8 at 7 p.m.

Wilkes Chorus to Perform Mozart Requiem with NEPA Philharmonic

Friday, May 5 at 8 p.m.

Watch Commencement Live Online

Saturday, May 20

MSEE Thesis Presentations

Thursday, May 4 and Friday, May 5

Donate Medical Supplies to a Hospital in Tanzania, Africa

Looking for unexpired medical supplies and medications

Kudos to Vijay Arora

Congratulations on his paper publication

Christian Fellowship Club Goes to Camp Orchard Hill

Thursday, May 4 at 6 p.m.

Worried about Your Cholesterol?

Get a cholesterol panel, blood sugar and cardiovascular risk assessment

Mandatory Meeting for All Students with a Summer Internship

Thursday, May 4 at 1 p.m.

Take a Study Break

Wednesday, May 3 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Looking for a Pre-Pharmacy?

Lehigh Valley pharmacy interns needed

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

May 2 through May 8

Relax a Little

Chair massages sponsored by BACCHUS

Cool Off with Josie's Ice

Only $2

Faculty/Staff Photo Shoot Scheduled for Tues., May 2 and Thurs., May 4

The Marketing Communications Department will be offering faculty and staff portrait opportunities on Tuesday, May 2 and Thursday, May 4 from 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Morgan Clevenger Book Signing

Dr. Morgan Clevenger, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Jay S. Sidhu School of Business & Leadership, will be hosting a book signing at Barnes & Noble on May 4 from 2pm-4pm. The book is titled Toward Entrepreneurial Community Development.

University Family Campaign Kick-Off Luncheon

Join us on Tuesday, May 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the University Family Campaign Kick-Off Luncheon in the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

Please Use Caution for Construction at Stark

Due to the construction of the Engineering RACP project in Stark we will have increasing demolition and construction activity in and around the Stark building.

Adjusted hours for the Colonel's Closet

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Enjoy Colonel Appreciation Week

May 1 through May 5

Life Can Be Such a Drag

Thursday, May 4

Scholarships Available for a Semester in Washington, D.C.

Leadership and the American Presidency Program

Free and Confidential STD Testing on May 2

Hosted by Health & Wellness Services

Want to Be a Kid Again?

Stop by Barnes & Noble this Friday

Come to the Beach Party

Last WUPB event of the semester

Don't Forget to Glow on Saturday

5K suicide awareness run

Civic Band Presents "Carmina Burana"

Sunday, April 30 at 3 p.m.

Geisinger to Hire a P1 Student

For summer and the school year

Who Wants Ice Cream?

Manning's Dairy truck will be on campus on Thursday

Check Out the Updated Final Exam Schedule

Make sure your schedule is up to date

Choral Ensembles to Present "Love, Loss & Life"

Friday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Check Out the DDMA Capstones

Monday, May 1 and Tuesday, May 2

Support Kappa Psi at Rita's on Friday

April 28 from noon to 9 p.m.

Christian Fellowship Club Holds Worship Night

Featuring Pastor Martin

Help IME Business Team Help Others

Please donate clothing or toiletries

Do You Have a Story to Tell?

Sign up for a creative writing workshop.

Sign Up for the Colonel Charity Challenge by April 28

Compete for a good cause

Get Ready for the New Wilkes Portal

The new portal goes live this weekend!

What's Happening in Wilkes-Barre?

The week of April 25 to May 1

Congratulate SG's Outstanding Faculty and Staff Award Winners

Thank you for all you do!

Check Out the Running of the Trains

Featuring students from EE 342

Get Your Poetry Moving with Poetry In Transit

Let us put your poem on the bus

Wilkes Civic Percussion Performs Tonight

April 25, 2017

Calendar Change Reminder

End of semester schedule

Reserve. Ride. Return.

Interested in a car sharing service?

It's Time for the Annual VRC Geranium Sale

Pick up just in time for Mother's Day

Kudos to Vijay Arora

Placed on the Fulbright Specialist Program roster

Support the Pre-Pharmacy Club

Check out the merchandise during club hours

WCLH Takes Requests

Taking requests for Fall events

Calling All English Majors and Minors

You're invited to the English Department Spring Picnic

ASME to Hold 11th Annual Car Show

Admission is free

Join Us for Today's United Nations Lecture

Presented by Abdul Hannan, Senior Development Expert at the United Nations Development Programme

Student Government Positions Available

Searching for a Parliamentarian and Sergeant-at-Arms

Interested in Publishing?

Small press. Big opportunity.

Support Lambda Kappa Sigma at Josie's on Saturday

No need to bring a flyer

Limited Student Center Parking on Saturday & Sunday

Closed for the ASME Car Show

Come to the Car Show

Sunday, April 23

Arcadia Chorale & Doug Smith Jazz Trio Present "Home Away from Home"

Friday, April 21 at 8 p.m.

Register for a Summer or Fall Internship on April 27

Come to the Office of Cooperative Education & Internships

Rosenn Lecture to Feature Anna Deavere Smith

Playwright, actor and professor

Christian Fellowship Club Holds Worship Night

Featuring Pastor Marc

Cheer on the Penguins

Free tickets for a playoff game

Passan Nursing Students Present Capstones this Week

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Come to Karaoke Night

Sponsored by WUPB

Pie Your Professor

Faculty wanted!

Wilkes to Host Future Teachers Day

Friday, April 21

APha-ASP Guest Speaker to Focus on Prescription Addiction

Jesse Dariano from the College of New Jersey's (TCNJ) Collegiate Recovery Program

What's up in Wilkes-Barre?

April 18 to April 24

Become an OWL

Applications due May 1

Congratulations to the Rube Goldberg Senior Projects Team

Please vote in the next round

Passan School of Nursing Presents Senior Capstones

The campus community is invited

Contemporary History Project Hosts Lecture

By Dr. Agnieszka Tuszynska, Assistant Professor of English at Queensborough-CUNY

Last Chance to Register for THE BIG EVENT

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Colonel Charity Challenge Sign-Ups Extended

Have fun and give back to the community

Come to the Multicultural Awards

Don't miss the celebration

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Cassandra Marie Zegarski

Friday, April 21 at 10 a.m.

Hear "The People Speak"

Celebrate World Speech Day with a screening and panel discussion

Check Out the WGS Newsletter

The latest issue is available online

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Brian James Costello

Friday, April 21 at 1 p.m.

Register for the Big Event and Get a Free Shirt

Sign up online!

Summer Parking Permits Available May 1

Cost is $10 per month

What's Happening in Wilkes-Barre?

Check out this week's events

Check Out Fitness Center Hours for Spring Holiday Break

Closed Thursday, April 13 through Sunday, April 16

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Anthony M. Naradko

Tuesday, April 18 at 10 a.m.

Check Out the Alternative Spring Break Experience

Have lunch and learn more about ASB

Vote for Wilkes in the National Rube Goldberg Contest

Just click and like to vote!

Sign Up for the Colonel Charity Challenge by April 14

Help raise money for Ruth's Place

Health Services Offers Free and Confidential STD Testing

Tuesday, April 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Don't Be Late for the Mad Hatter Tea Party

It's almost tea time!

Author Susan Muaddi Darraj Presents WGS Conference Keynote Address

Monday, April 10 at 7 p.m.

Join Us for the Women's and Gender Studies Conference

Monday, April 10 and Tuesday, April 11

Take a Peek at Spring Holiday Dining Hours

Holiday hours for your favorite food spots on campus

Check Out Rotaract Club

Networking, leadership and service

Come to the Pop-Up Thrift Shop

Sponsored by SNPhA

Check Out Revise This!

News from the Wilkes creative writing community

Wilkes Hosts High School Students for Engineering Olympics

Area students to compete for $10,000 in scholarship money

IMPORTANT - Sophomore Nursing Student Meeting Scheduled for April 20

Before beginning your first clinical this fall

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Mirko Widenhorn

April 20 at 1 p.m.

Visiting Writer Valeria Luiselli to Read on April 11

Part of the Allan Hamilton Dickson Spring Writers Series

Support the Gold Bar Club at Chipotle on April 11

Fifty percent of your bill will go to the Wilkes Gold Bar Club

Start the Fall Semester with a Job

SHINE teaching assistant positions available

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Zella L. Ondrey

April 13 at 9:30 a.m.

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Christopher C. Sutzko

April 12 at 10 a.m.

Parking Permit Applications Available Online Starting April 17

Deadline is June 1 for residents and commuters

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

See what's happening downtown this week

Register for Your Summer or Fall Internship on April 10

Stop by the Office of Cooperative Education and Internships

Interested in Campus Radio?

Current and interested DJs needed

Christian Fellowship Club Holds Worship Night

With guest Dave Vest from Restored Church

Donate Books to Help Kids SHINE

Now through the end of April

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Janel McCormick

Wednesday, April 12 at 1 p.m.

You're Invited to Passover Seder

Hosted by the JCC of Wilkes-Barre

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Dina Pepoli Udomsak

Monday, April 10 at 11 a.m.

Pardon Our French Today

French conversation group resumes today

Spring Holiday Recess Reminder

Recess begins Wednesday, April 12 at 10 p.m.

Dance to Make a Difference at Pharmathon

Get your dancing shoes ready

Commuter Council Sponsors Free Rita's

Today during club hours

Interested in Being a Wilkes Adventure Education Facilitator?

Come to an information session

Are You Brave Enough for Fear Factor?

Hosted by the Biology Club on April 11

Have Fun at Color Wars

Saturday afternoon on the Greenway

"We Shot JFK" Opens April 6

Don't miss this multi-media live documentary

Join the OWLs for a Cooking Demonstration

Learn some easy, quick and tasty dishes

Please Give Blood

Donate and save a life

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Veronica Andes

Friday, April 21 at 4:30 p.m.

Student Center Parking Will Be Limited on April 4

Parking reserved for Health Fair vendors

Host Families Needed for the Fresh Air Fund

Share the fresh air and fun this summer

Inspire the Creative Writer in You

Attend our creative writing workshops

Glow Run Postponed

Rescheduled to April 29, rain or shine

Nursing Honor Society to Hold Induction

Zeta Psi chapter of Sigma Theta Tau

Women's and Gender Studies Conference Program Available

Conference scheduled April 10 and 11

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Ian Joseph McCoog

Wednesday, April 5 at 1 p.m.

Deadline Approaching to Request Funding from Student Government

All materials due by Sunday, April 2

Have Questions about Internships? Find Answers Today!

Join Sharon Castano at noon or 3:30 p.m.

Check Out Some Homegrown Music with a Pre-Concert Discussion

Featuring world-premiere performances

You're Invited to the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society Induction Dinner

Thursday, April 6 at 4:30 p.m.

Celebrate Division III Week

Join Us for the Faculty/Student Athlete Luncheon

May Graduates - Don't Miss the Senior Meeting

Thursday, April 6 at 11 a.m.

Join the Interfaith Office for Lenten Reflection

A light dinner will be provided

Air Force ROTC to Host Open House

Open to all students in any major

Are You Planning to Graduate in May?

Paperwork is due by April 12

Join Us for a Screening of "The Hunting Ground"

Documentary screening and Q&A

Join Us for One Love Escalation Training

Video with discussion to follow

Find an Egg and Win a Prize

The Veteran's Council Easter egg hunt is underway

Christian Fellowship Club Holds Worship Night

This Thursday features Pastor Dan from Restored Church

You're Invited to a Residence Hall Tour

Sunday, April 2 at 7 p.m.

Sign Up for the MSC Talent Show

Deadline is Friday, March 31

Sign Up for the Colonel Charity Challenge

Raise funds for Ruth's Place

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

Events scheduled from March 28 to April 3

Student Center Parking Will Be Limited This Thursday

Please park in another campus lot

Have Your Résumé Reviewed Before the Career Fair

Walk right in to Career Services

Interested in Sports Broadcasting?

WCLH seeks students for on and off-air positions

Check Out Glow Run Events this Week

Paint, bowl, run and celebrate

Dine with Student Development

Spend the evening at a gourmet restaurant

Summer Session Wants YOU!

Summer registration begins this week

Buddhist Meditation Session Held Today

Join us in Kirby Salon

Support Women's Volleyball at Moe's

Lunch or dinner on April 5

Register for The Big Event

Give back to the community

Join Us for the Inaugural Wilkes University Scholarship Symposium

Celebrating outstanding faculty research and scholarship

Buy a T-shirt from the Wilkes Letterwomen's Club

Show your Colonel pride

Come to the Health Fair

April 4 in the Ballroom

You're Invited to the Kimball Lecture

Featuring Paul Keim, Ph.D.

Vote for Student Government Class Positions

Ballots will close Tuesday evening

Next U.N. Speaker Scheduled for April 20

Abdul Hannan, Senior Development Expert, U.N. Development Programme

Last Chance for Domino's Pizza Coupons

Support the Geo-Explore Club and save money

Brenda Lee Robertson Dissertation Defense Scheduled

Friday, April 7 at 3 p.m.

Cafeteria & Rifkin Expecting Extra Traffic on March 25

Hosting students and parents for VIP Day

Take a Survey to Help BA 153 Students

Data collection for a group presentation

Who Doesn't Love Chocolate?

Support the Pre-Professional Society

Hear Guest Speakers Discuss Math and Medicine

Hosted by the College of Science and Engineering

Check Out Some Homegrown Music with Civic Band

Featuring world premiere performances

Brighten Your Day with Spring Flowers

Support the Pre-Professional Society of the College of Science & Engineering

Talk about Domestic Violence, Faith and Hope

Hosted by the Office of Diversity Initiatives

Complete the Marathon: How to Successfully Finish the Semester

Tips on studying, test-taking and time management

Help Children and Teens with Type 1 Diabetes

Hear about community service opportunities

Join Us for Law Day

Tuesday, March 28

Wilkes to Hold First Annual Integration Bee

Evaluate integrals and win prizes

Why Do We Love Thursdays?

Upcoming WUPB events

Sign Up to Student Teach in the Fall

Attend the seminar on March 30

Arcadia Chorale to Present 32nd Annual NEPA Bach Festival

A celebration of the music of J.S. Bach and his contemporaries

Christian Fellowship Club Holds Worship Night

With Brian Seay from Disciplemakers

What's Happening in Wilkes-Barre This Week?

Events from March 21 to March 27

Passan School of Nursing to Host Blood Drive

Schedule an appointment or walk in

New Sordoni Exhibition Opens March 23

Featuring the work of Lyndon Barrois, Jr.

Participate in "It's On Us" Week Events

Raising awareness surrounding sexual harassment, sexual violence and relationship violence

Stroke Prevention and Thyroid Screening

Schedule an appointment with Health Services

Sandra Pesavento Dissertation Defense Scheduled

Friday, March 24 at 10 a.m.

MSC Presents Poetry Night Featuring Daniel B. Summerhill

Internationally recognized performance poet

Tenth Week Course Withdrawal Deadline Extended for Main Campus

New deadline is Monday, April 10

Join Zebra Communications in an Eggs-traordinary Mission

In conjunction with Children's Miracle Network at Geisinger

Interested in Joining Rotaract Club?

Combining leadership, service and fun

Freshmen - Tell Us What You Think

Your First College Year online survey

Understanding Class Issues and Why They Matter

Webinar on March 22

Make a Difference and Gain Experience at the Relay for Life Bowl-A-Thon

Sunday, March 26 at Chacko's

Visiting Writer Henry Veggian to Read on March 21

Part of the Allan Hamilton Dickson Spring Writers Series

Tasha Cain to Speak at U.N. Lecture Series

Thursday, March 23 at 4 p.m.

Dissertation Defense Scheduled

Defense by Joseph E. Kondisko

Career Fair Moved to April 6

Get your résumé ready

Buddhist Meditation Will Be Wednesday This Week

Due to a scheduling conflict

Postal Center Delays

We're catching up

Adventures in Science Volunteers Needed

We're seeking a record number of volunteers

Toiletry Drive Supports Ruth's Place

Donations accepted all month

Registration Schedule Revised

Registration now begins March 26

Kudos to Professor Arora

Distinguished lecturer in Pikes Peak, Colorado

Announcing the Wilkes University Dr. Joseph Donald Stephens, DDS Global Scholars Award

Competitive award for full-time undergraduate students

Have Some Paintball Fun

WAE paintball trip to Jim Thorpe, PA

Celebrate Women's History Month

Presentation by Laurie A. Rofini

Follow Men's Soccer on Instagram

Stay up to date

Need Music for an Event?

WCLH can help

Come to Global Coffee Hour

St. Patrick's Day Event

Seeking Nominations for Multicultural Awards

Honor contributions to multicultural awareness

Postponed - Celebrate a Community of Health

Lecture will be rescheduled

Support the Relay for Heat

Scheduled for March 25

Buy a T-shirt

Support the Wilkes Letterwomen's Club

Buddhist Meditation Resumes March 14

Join us in Kirby Salon

Dr. Jackson Katz Presents "Men, Women, Sex and Violence"

Keynote address for "It's On Us Week"

Mid-term Grades Now Available

Check your grades on the Wilkes portal

Fall and Summer Registration Begins March 19

Time to pre-register with your advisor

Walk the Runway

Still accepting donations of prom attire

Help Plant a Forest

Earth Day Tree Planting

First Floor SLC Hallway Closing for RACP Project

East hallway will be closed starting March 10

Shuttle Service to Resume March 12

Gateway Shopping Center stop added Sunday evenings

Seats Remaining for Creative Nonfiction Workshop

Learn how to tell your story

Check Out Spring Break Dining Hours

Hours for Henry's and Starbucks

Pre-Order Your Pierogi

Support the sophomore class

Thank You from WUPB

Free beanie giveaway

Fitness Center Spring Break Hours

Check out the schedule during break

Have a Safe Spring Break

Stop by the BACCHUS table in the SUB

Manuscript Seeks Submissions

Submission deadline is March 17

Help Clean Up Kirby Park

Volunteer, get some fresh air and make friends

Cheer on the Men's Volleyball Team Tonight

Our first home match

Zika Prevention Kits Available

Sponsored by the Wilkes-Barre Department of Health

Christian Fellowship Club Hosts Speaker This Thursday

Brian Seay from Disciplemakers

Get Healthy Eating Advice at Henry's

Food samples and health tips

Buy Some Homemade Pierogi

Support the sophomore class

The People Speak: Celebrating Unexpected Voices at Wilkes University

Sponsored by Communication Studies and Lambda Pi Eta Communication Honor Society

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

Check out this week's events

Ready, Set, Glow!

Glow Run for suicide prevention awareness

Last Call - Domino's Buy One-Get One Pizza Coupons

Support the Geo-Explore Club

Chemistry Club Paint Night Rescheduled to March 2

A fun night of chemistry-inspired painting

Learn More about Autonomous Vehicles and Engineering Ethics

Seminar scheduled March 14

Judges Needed for the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science

Still searching for volunteer judges

Come to Résumé Rush Hour to Get Ready for the Career Fair

The Career Fair is Tuesday, March 14

Running for Student Government for 2017-18?

Petitions available online

Learn about Double Consciousness in "The Souls of Colored Folk" Presentation

The work of W.E.B. DuBois in today's context

Steve Forbes Delivers Kirby Lecture March 1

Co-sponsored by the Young America's Foundation

Paint and Sip with IRHC

The theme for the painting is spring

Be an IEP Conversation Partner

Make friends and learn together

Colonel's Closet Available

Open to students who need assistance

Bet on Reading - Donate Books to SHINE

Drop off new or gently used K-8 books

Attend the Women's Reproductive Health Panel

Panel discussion and Q&A

Check Out the WGS Newsletter

The latest edition is available now!

Stop by the Planned Parenthood Meetup

A chance to show your support

Ash Wednesday Service Will Be Held March 1

Ashes will also be available on a walk-in basis

Get Your Tickets for Spring Fling

Tickets go on sale Feb. 27

Writer Rivka Galchen to Visit Wilkes Feb. 28

Part of the Allan Hamilton Dickson Spring Writers Series

Volunteers Needed for Dallas High School Rummage Sale

Support the graduation lock-in

Meet Up with NEPA Circuits

Electronic circuit development meet up

Play BINGO with Programming Board

Win concert-themed prizes

Annual WGS Conference - Last Call for Proposals

Proposals due Friday, Feb. 24

Admissions to Host Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science

We're expecting 700 high school students

Have Some Laughs and Help the Environment

Fundraiser at WiseCrackers Comedy Club at Mohegan Sun

Register Now: Inspiring Citizenship through Community Engaged Teaching and Learning

Held at Juniata College on March 28

See a Screening of The White Helmets

Sponsored by Wilkes UNICEF Club

Get Socks and Support Women's Soccer

Women's and men's sizes available

See a Video at Worship Night

Anyone is welcome

Buy a Wilkes Blanket

Support the junior class

What's up in Wilkes-Barre?

Check out this week's events

Help Raise Funds and Awareness with Wilkes UNICEF Club

Buy a t-shirt to benefit the Wyoming Valley Children's Association

Interested in an Internship or Study Abroad?

Get answers to your questions

Step into the Internship Spotlight with Baker Tilly

A chance to spend your summer in the spotlight

Join the Conversation - Africa, African Studies and Black History

Join Dr. Leslie Patrick and Dr. Richard Waller

Pardon Our French!

French conversation group meets Wednesday

Better LATTE Than Never - Résumé Consults & Coffee

Get feedback before the Career Fair

Tour Wilkes Residence Halls

Check out your options for next year

See Love Marriage in Kabul

Part of the Cultural Film Series

Coming Out of the Locker Room

Webinar sponsored by NEPDEC

Student Government Supports All Students

Respect and support for the student body and our core values

Check Out This Pharmacy Student Video Project

Learn more about stimulant use on college campuses

Buddhist Meditation Sessions Resume after Spring Break

Tuesday meditation sessions will return in a few weeks

Better Late Than Never - Resume Consults & Coffee

Get your resume ready for the career fair

Anyone Can Enter - National Engineers Week Giveaway

Sponsored by Wilkes engineering clubs

Talk about Tennessee Williams

Following Little Theatre's production of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"

Don't Miss "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown"

Good Grief!

Thank You from the Special Olympics

We couldn't have done it without you

Share Your Experience - We're Listening

Tell us about your experience at Wilkes

Club Advisor Needed

Rotaract Club is seeking an advisor

Reminder: WGS Conference Proposals Due Feb. 24

Seeking presentations on a broad range of gender-related topics

Flashback to the 90s

Come rock out to your favorite hits

"The Souls of Colored Folk" Presentation Rescheduled

The work of W.E.B. DuBois in today's context

Sign Up for a Creative Writing Workshop

Tell your story

Walk-in Wednesday Resume Day

Get feedback on your resume

Make Magic at the Cinderella's Closet Runway Show

Donate or model prom attire

Enjoy a Walking Taco This Thursday

Support the ASB trip to the Dominican Republic

Christian Fellowship Club to Host Speaker on Feb. 16

Wayne Morgan of Youth for Christ

Interested in Writing for a Wilkes Newsletter?

Neuroscience Club is looking for writers

Support the Geo-Explorers by Going to Moe's

Help fund the spring break trip to California's National Parks

Black History Month Program Presented Feb. 21

Featuring Leslie Patrick, Associate Professor of History at Bucknell University

First Annual Wyoming Valley Undergraduate History Conference Will Be Held Feb. 22

Sponsored by the History Departments of Wilkes and King's

Experience Panamanian Culture - Feb. 23

Bring your dancing shoes

Celebrate Heart Health Month with BACCHUS

Valentine's Day Heart Health

See What's Happening Downtown - Feb. 14 to 20

This week's events in Wilkes-Barre

Buddhist Meditation Session Held Today

Meet in the Kirby Salon

Pardon Our French

Join the French Conversation Group

Attend a Free Showing of Dreamcatcher

Award-winning Sundance Film Festival Documentary

Take a Survey on Electric Cigarettes/Vapes

Please help pharmacy students with an anonymous survey

Enjoy a Free Breakfast

Courtesy of the Commuter Council

Sign Up for Intramural Sports Today

Don't miss the deadline

Attend LGBTQ Awareness Training

Please join us

Interested in Living Off Campus?

We can help answer your questions

Meet Your OWLS

Meet your off-campus liaisons

Mechanical Engineering Presents Visiting Professor Candidate Lectures

Lectures scheduled this week

Thinking About Changing Your Major?

Meet with University College advisors

Watch the Grammys in Your Jammies

Come join IRHC for a showing of the Grammys with free food and prizes on Sun., Feb. 12 at 8:00 p.m.

Celebrate a Community of Health

Celebrate a Community of Health with speakers Dr. Ference and Dr. Grossman.

Diocese of Scranton Hosting Event

The Diocese of Scranton is hosting an event.

Attend Dreamcatcher Film

All are welcome to the Cultural Film Series, "Dreamcatcher", a documentary focusing on Brenda Myers-Powell, a former teenage prostitute who runs the Dreamcatcher Foundation, a charity which helps women in Chicago leave the sex industry, on Wednesday, February 15 in Stark 259 from 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Faculty Presentations Requested for VIP Day

We are kindly requesting a few more faculty mini classes for our Admissions VIP Day on Saturday, March 18th.

Colonel Overnight Experience Canceled on Feb. 8 & 9

The Admissions Colonel Overnight Experience scheduled for Wednesday, February 8th and Thursday, February 9th has been cancelled due to impending inclement weather. We apologize about any inconvenience this may cause. If the event is rescheduled at a later date, we will reach out to those involved to provide updates at that time.

Please Join Us for a Memorial Service for Brianna Smarkusky

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Brianna Smarkusky will be held on Thurs., Feb. 16, at 11:15 a.m. in the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

SNPhA Empanada Sale Feb. 9 & 14

SNPhA will be having an empanada sale on Thurs., Feb. 9 and Tues., Feb. 14 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Celebrate Self Love Day on Feb. 9

Programming Board is hosting a Self Love event where everyone can come together and feel confident about themselves.

Take Out Tapas

Take Out Tapas

This Week in Downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 7 - 13

A week of great music, comedy, theater, entertainment, and learning in downtown Wilkes-Barre.

Mentoring Project Funding Grant Applications

Information regarding Mentoring Project Fund Grants for the 2017-18 academic year can be found at http://wilkes.edu/about-wilkes/university-committees/mentoring-committee/funding-requests.aspx/ under the title Mentoring Project Funding for 2017-2018.

Poetry Workshop with Craig Czury Feb. 8

Attend a poetry workshop with Craig Czury.

The Souls of "Colored" Folk Presentation

The Souls of "Colored" Folk presentation by Diversity Initiatives

Southern Teachers Agency Seeks Bachelor Candidates

The Southern Teachers Agency seeks bachelor level candidates interested in teaching in southern U.S. schools.

Mechanical Engineering Presentations

Feb. 6, 8 and 10

Stay Safe with Free and Confidential STD Testing

Stop by Health & Wellness Services

Help with a Pharmacy Survey

Anonymous survey on the use of stimulants

Colonel's Closet Food Pantry Now Open

Available to all students and staff

Visit the APhA Bake Sale

Buy some tasty treats

Help with MBA 512 Data Collection

Diet and exercise survey

Make and Take Essential Oils

Make a lavender lemon sugar scrub

Leave Your Major Not Your University

Speak with advisors from University College

Learn How to Love Your Interview

Part of Love Your Career Month

SHINE Opens 8th Center

Check out the media coverage

Adventures in Reading Has a Few More Spaces

Registration forms due no later than Feb. 6

Send a Singing Valentine to Someone Special

Celebrate with this unique chorus fundraiser

V-Day is Here - Annual Performance of The Vagina Monologues

Help end violence against girls and women

Buddhist Meditation Scheduled for Monday, Feb. 6 (Not Tuesday)

Same time and place, different day

Klemow to Lead Statewide Conservation Organization

Voted President Elect of the Pennsylvania Biological Survey

Save the Date for Career Day

Get your resume ready

Get Employers to Love Your Resume

A Love Your Career Month Event

Attend a Free Screening of Gender Revolution

Sponsored by Wilkes GSA and the NEPA Rainbow Alliance

Come to the Cultural Film Series

Impact of uranium mining on Sioux Nation Land

Sordoni Gallery Presents Lydia Panas Lecture

Panas will talk about her current exhibition

Paint with Chemistry Club

A fun night of chemistry-inspired art

Celebrate Chinese New Year with Global Education and Diversity

Global Coffee Hour with the Asian Cultural Society

Get Free Pizza and Support the Geo-Explorers

Get a Domino's coupon card

Christian Fellowship Club Holds Worship Night

Anyone is welcome

Shop Online with the School of Business and Leadership

Support the Geo-Explore Club trip to California

Play Games with Programming Board

Games, food and fun in the SUB lounge

Buy a Beef Stick

Support Phi Beta Lambda

What's Happening in Downtown Wilkes-Barre this Week?

Events for Jan. 31 to Feb. 6

Adventures in Reading Registration Forms Due Feb. 1

Register now for program beginning Feb. 15

Please Give Blood

Support local patients in need

Learn More about a State Police Career

Stop by the information table

Give Your Valentine Some Roses

Student Government Rose Sale

Diversity Webinar Rescheduled to Feb. 6

Please join Dr. Carolyn Lukensmeyer

Buddhist Meditation Sessions Resume Tuesday

Join us in the Kirby Salon

Grab a Walking Taco

Support the ABS trip to the Dominican Republic

Slay Your Way to Prom

Donate and model gently used prom attire

Join Us for a Game of Sexual Jeopardy on Feb. 7

Form a team and show off your knowledge

Wilkes and Rotary Club Host a Discussion of the War in Syria

Presented by Dr. Raymond Khoudary

Celebrate the Super Bowl on Feb. 5

Party for the big game sponsored by Freshmen Student Government

2016 Tuition Tax Forms (1098 T) Are Available Online

Find it on the portal

Norovirus Cases Increase on Campus

Help slow the spread of the illness

Campus Radio Station Meeting Rescheduled to Feb. 2

WCLH's first meeting of the semester

Join Diversity Initiatives for a Webinar on Jan. 30

Incivility and Political Disfunction

Get Tickets to See Frankie Ballard and LOCASH

March 19 at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts

Use a Safe Harbor to Complete Online Transactions

Meet in the lobby of the Department of Public Safety

Nominate an Outstanding Adult Learner

Nominations due by Feb. 20

TREC Seeks Nominations from Students

Show your appreciation for a professor or advisor

Check Out This Week in Downtown Wilkes-Barre

Find out what's happening downtown

Practice Winter Weather Preparedness

Some tips to stay safe this winter

Welcome MEDUCA Guests to Campus

Show off your best Colonel hospitality

Christian Fellowship Worship Night Held Jan. 26

Anyone is welcome

Adventures in Reading Begins Feb. 15

For children in grades PreK to 6

Programming Board Presents Comedian Dino Archie

Get ready to laugh

Mandatory Meeting for Spring Interns

Must attend for spring interns

Support Phi Beta Lambda's Chipotle Fundraiser

Help fund our trip to Harrisburg

Campus Radio Station Meeting

First meeting of the semester

Grief Counseling Available

Meet to share memories or schedule an individual appointment

New Tillman Short Story Published

Check out the link below

Stay Safe with Free and Confidential STD Testing

Stop by Health and Wellness Services

Veterans Council Meeting

See what's coming up this semester

Red Cross Home Fire Campaign Mobilizing

Response to the fatal fire in Exeter

Volunteers Needed

Assist with the Point in Time Count

Submit Your Graduation Paperwork ASAP

Please make an appointment with your advisor

Alumni Association Scholarship Available

Applications due Feb. 24

Participate in a Novel Focus Group

Discuss an upcoming novel by Jeff Talarigo

Pharmacy Students Assist with Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups on Jan. 21

Sign up or just gather information

Passan School of Nursing to Host ATI TEAS Test

Four dates available this semester

Wilkes Women's Sports Teams to Host Free Clinic

In honor of National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Expect Crowds in the Cafeteria and Rifkin on Jan. 21

High traffic expected for Open House

Let's Talk About Sex

BACCHUS sponsoring "Sexual Jeopardy"

Commuter Meal Plan Available

Get a meal plan that works for you

Cheer for the WBS Penguins this Weekend

Watch the Penguins take on the Hershey Bears

See Hidden Figures with Diversity Initiatives

Let's go to the movies

Update Your Off-Campus Address

Make sure your contact information is current

Sign Up for Intramural Sports

Get ready to play

American Red Cross Holds Emergency Blood Drive

Looking for eligible donors

Check Out College SnowJam

Music, skiiing and snowboarding on Feb. 11

Photography Exhibit Opening January 20

After Sargent by Lydia Panas runs Jan. 20 to Mar. 3

Congratulations to Professor Arora

Kudos on a distinguished lecture tour

Ed.D. Spring 2017 Newsletter Is Live

Check out the doctoral program newsletter

Office of International Engagement Seeks Host Families

Show students from Panama some Colonel hospitality

Wilkes Conservatory Recital Featuring Corinna Muller

Free recital for flute, piano and cello

Help Cinderella's Closet Get Ready for Prom

Donations and fashion show models needed

The Passing of Brianna Smarkusky

The University will share arrangement details

Celebrate Heart Month

Learn hands-only CPR

Can You Help the Red Cross on Monday?

You could help save lives

Safe Walking in the Winter

Beware of ice, snow and slippery conditions

Save the Date for Summer Orientation

Join us to welcome the newest Colonels

Seminar Hosted by Pharmaceutical Sciences

Presented by Dr. Lukasz Witek

Follow Public Safety on Facebook

Find out more

Celebrate the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Please join us for this annual observance

Join the MLK Day of Service

Partnering with the American Red Cross

Lady Colonels Softball Winter Camp

Join us on January 22

Men's Lacrosse Youth Play Day

Register for our indoor boys' lacrosse camp

SHINE Student Office Assistant Position Available

Paid position, 10 hours a week

Parking Garage Preventative Maintenance

Garage will reopen Jan. 4

SHINE Teacher Assistant Positions Available

Opportunities for education majors and students in STEAM fields

This Week in Downtown Wilkes-Barre - Jan. 3 to 9

Check out this week's events

Maslow Foundation Salon Reading Series Runs Jan. 8 to 12

Featuring fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama and film

Revise This

The latest news from Creative Writing

Register for a Spring Internship

Register during the first week of classes

Final Fall Semester Grades Available

View online now

Energy Conservation

Saving energy during holiday break

Updated Dining Hours

Get the latest dining hours here

This Week in Downtown Wilkes-Barre - Dec. 20 to 26

Events in Downtown Wilkes-Barre

IMPORTANT - Parking Garage Closing Dec. 23 for Maintenance

ALL cars must be removed

Holiday Shuttle Schedule

Shuttle service ends Dec. 19 at 7 p.m.

Club Deposit Deadline - Dec. 21 at 3 p.m.

Please submit all club deposits

Call Before You Slip, Trip or Fall

Help keep campus safe

Plan to Reschedule Finals if Needed - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

In case of inclement weather

Giving Tree Gifts Due Dec. 19

Bring your gifts to the Student Center

Maslow Foundation Salon Reading Series - Jan. 8 to 12

Enjoy selections of fiction, non-fiction, plays, poetry and film

Ballet Northeast Presents The Nutcracker

Annual holiday production

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

The power in unity

REMINDER - Dining Styles Survey

We are conducting a survey to better understand your campus lifestyle and preferences. The survey ends November 4th.

Fitness Center - Finals & Winter Break Hours

Please see the revised fitness center schedule

This Week in Downtown Wilkes-Barre - Dec. 13 to 19

Check out downtown events

Spring 2017 Student Installment Payment Plan Reminder

Now open for enrollment

Coffee Tasting at Rifkin Today

Taste and vote for your favorite

Registering for a Spring Internship

Don't forget to register for credits

Free Massages for Students - Dec. 13

Relax with a 10-minute chair massage

Accounts Payable Holiday Check Run

Check requests due Thursday, Dec. 15

Extended Starbucks Hours

Grab some caffeine during finals

University Civic Band and Marching Colonels Performance - Dec. 11

A Holiday Pops Concert

Final Exam Schedule Updates

Please check for changes

Graduation Paperwork for May 2017 Due - Dec. 16

Paperwork due in the Registrar's Office by December 16

Creative Writing Teen Workshops

Writing workshops for grades 7 to 12

WCLH Radio Meeting - Dec. 8

Current and interested DJs welcome

WUPB Holiday DIY

Make last-minute holiday gifts or decorations

United Nations Lecture - Dec. 8

International Prosecution of Grand Corruption by Priya Sood

DDMA IM 320 Installation - Dec. 9

Digital Design and Media Art Student Presentations

Wilkes University Choral Ensembles

Presenting Music of War and Peace

Veterans Council VA Bingo - Dec. 8

Please lend a hand

Christian Fellowship Club Christmas Party

Please join us to celebrate

Meditation Session This Afternoon

No prior experience necessary

Holiday Shopping in the Henry Student Center

Student Development brings holiday shopping to you

Call for Proposals - Annual Women's and Gender Studies Conference

Proposals due Feb. 24, 2017

Giving Tree Update

Help make the holidays brighter

PPAG Hot Chocolate Fundraiser

Warm up and help out

Holiday Luncheon at Henry's - Dec. 8

Join us to celebrate this Thursday

This Week in Downtown Wilkes-Barre - Dec. 6 to 12

It's going to be a busy and festive week

Free STD/STI Testing - Dec. 6

Free and confidential testing

De-Stress Fest

Relax at Barnes and Noble Wilkes/Kings Bookstore

IHRC Study Break on December 11

Take a break and visit Wonderland

Chemistry Club Chipotle Fundraiser

School spirit tastes great

Bake Sale for Belize on December 6

Sweet treats for a great cause

CPFI Gertrude Hawk Candy Pick Up

Don't forget to pick up your sweet treats

Bake Sale for Belize

Satisfy your sweet tooth

Dining Customer Appreciation Week - Dec. 5 to Dec. 9

Join us for special events all week

Bus Trip to Christkindlemarkt in Bethlehem

Holiday shopping with Student Development

MSC One World Party

Celebrate Multiculturalism at Wilkes

Candyland Bingo

Donate to our troops and win prizes

Worship Night

Sponsored by the Christian Fellowship Club

Veterans Council T-Shirt Sale

Makes a great gift

Christian Fellowship Club Worship Night this Thursday - 12/1/16

Christian Fellowship Club will be having our weekly Worship Night this Thursday, 12/1 from 7-8pm in the Ballroom.

Create Your Own Trail Mix + Meet the Registered Dietitian

Join Wilkes Dining Registered Dietitian, Michelle Richard on Thursday, 12/1 from 11am - 1 pm in Rifkin Café to create your own healthy trail mix snack for studying!

Wilkes' Annual Giving Tree Project

Wilkes' Annual Giving Tree Project is underway. Your generosity will make this a special Christmas for both giver and receiver.

Wilkes University Women's Volleyball Team Chipotle Fundraiser - 12/4/16

Come out on Sunday between 4 to 9 pm and support the Women's Volleyball Team!

Division of Performing Arts Concerts

See the listing of upcoming Performing Arts Concerts.

Bethlehem Trip - 12/4/16

Join the Office of Student Development this Sunday, December 4th as we explore Bethlehem's Christkindlemarkt!

This Week in Downtown Wilkes-Barre - 11/29/16-12/5/16

See the complete listing of holiday events taking place this week in Wilkes-Barre.

ACS Free Dumplings!

Do you want to learn how to make dumplings? Wilkes Asian Cultural Society will teach how to make real Chinese dumplings and all of the delicious dumplings are FREE!

Panamanian Cultural Day - November 30th

Wednesday, November 30, 2016, Wilkes will observe Panamanian Cultural Day on campus with activities and demonstrations of Panamanian history and culture. The cafeteria will serve lunch featuring foods of the country between 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. in the Henry Student Center.

A Few Brief Power Interruptions in Cohen

We will be having a few brief power interruptions in Cohen on Thursday or Friday of this week to repair the emergency transfer switch for the building.

History Capstone Presentation

You are cordially invited to the History Capstone presentation on December 8th.

Meditation Session Today

A session of Buddhist sitting and walking meditation in the style of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh will occur today beginning at 4:45 p.m. and finishing at 5:30 p.m.

Hot Chocolate Ornament Sales

The junior class will be selling $5 ornaments filled with hot chocolate, your choice of peppermint or plain, every day until the end of the semester!

SHINE Teacher Assistant Position Openings

We still have opportunities for students to work in the SHINE Afterschool Program next semester.

Holiday Shopping Event - December 8th

Join us for a variety of vendors and a raffle to win a Wilkes ugly Christmas sweater!

Wilkes Jewish Association - Hanukkah Social

Join us on December 8th for some Latkes and fun games!

Suzie's Handmade Scarfs

Suzie will be selling handmade scarves on Tuesday, November 29 in the Henry Student Center.

Toys for Tots

Give to a child this holiday season

Ralston Parking Lot

Students who park their vehicles at the Ralston Field Lot will be able to move their vehicles on campus starting today at 4:30 pm.

2017 - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR ONLY - NEW 1 YEAR Accelerated AFROTC Program for College Seniors & Graduate/Masters Degree Students

Due to the shortage of USAF officers over the next 2 years, the AFROTC program is offering a 1 YEAR accelerated program for College Seniors & Graduate/Masters Degree Students.

This Week in Downtown Wilkes-Barre - November 22 to November 28, 2016

Check out the numerous Holiday Happenings!

Wilkes Dining Thanksgiving Break Hours

Listed are the hours of operation during Thanksgiving Break for Wilkes Dining Services.

Feed a Friend Reminder

This is the last week for Feed a Friend. Please make your donations in the Student Center.

Thank You From ASB

The ASB group would like to thank the Wilkes Community for supporting our 'Walking Tacos' fundraiser.

Holiday Shuttle Service

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, our campus shuttle service will end 7pm Tuesday evening, November 22nd and resume once again at 6pm Sunday, November 27th.

Fitness Center Thanksgiving Break Hours

Listed are the hours of operation for the Fitness Center during Thanksgiving Break.

STn-PS A1 As An Entirely Carbohydrate Immunogen: Synthesis and Immunological Evaluation

STn-PS A1 As An Entirely Carbohydrate Immunogen: Synthesis and Immunological Evaluation

A Modern Demonstration of the Neolithic, Flint Knapping, Atlatl, and Material Culture

A Modern Demonstration of the Neolithic, Flint Knapping, Atlatl, and Material Culture

United Way 5k

United Way 5k

Vagina Monologues Informational Meeting

Vagina Monologues Informational Meeting

New Yoga Class Offered Next Semester, SPRING 2017

Wilkes University is hosting a NEW Yoga class offered through the dance program in the Spring of 2017.

ASME Guest Speaker

The ASME club will be having a guest speaker from the automotive engine lubricant industry on Monday, November 21.

Programming Board Hosting Late Nite Art Tonight

Programming Board is hosting a Late Nite Art event in the first floor lounge of the Henry Student Center on Thursday, November 17 @ 7:15 pm.

Christian Fellowship Club Worship Night this Thursday!

Christian Fellowship Club will be having their weekly Thursday Worship Night this Thursday, 11/17 from 6:30 pm - 8 pm in the Savitz Lounge. All are welcome!

Calendar Reminder to All - Thanksgiving Holiday

According to the University's Academic Calendar, Tuesday, November 22nd is to follow a THURSDAY class schedule.

TODAY at Noon - Taste of Wilkes & Silent Auction

Join us in the Henry Student Center Ballroom for the 24th Annual Taste of Wilkes to benefit the Wyoming Valley United Way.

Creative Writing Workshops - Winter 2017

Inspire the creative writer in you!

Dining Menus and Calorie Information

Menu and calorie information can be found easily online or on your phone!

Doctorate of Education (EdD.) Dissertation Defense - Cheri Lee Sload-Woyurka

The Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled, "An Exploration of Mentoring and Support Networks for Females Who attained a Superintendency: A Qualitative Study" by candidate Cheri Lee Sload-Woyurka.

Suicide Awareness Ice Cream Social Today

In observance of National Survivors of Suicide Day, BACCHUS will be hosting an ice cream social for students, staff, and faculty today at 3:30 pm.

This Week in Downtown Wilkes-Barre: November 15 - November 21

Check out all of the holiday happenings this week in Wilkes Barre!

Blood Drive at Wilkes University on Thursday, November 17, 2016

Schedule your appointment today!

Thanksgiving Feast

Henry's is having its Thanksgiving Feast luncheon this Thursday, November 17!

Taste of Wilkes: Menu & Silent Auction Sneak Peek!

Sample some of the amazing dishes from your Wilkes peers this Wednesday at Noon in the Ballroom, and bid on some amazing donated goods, all to benefit the Wyoming Valley United way!

Morgan Jones Qualifies for Cross Country NCAA Championships

Please congratulate Morgan Jones -- the first female Wilkes cross country runner to quality for the NCAA Championships.

2016 Wilkes Barre Christmas Parade

The 2016 Wilkes Barre Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, November 19th at 3:00 pm. You will not be able to access the UCOM Garage between the hours of 1:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Fun and Fabulous Sports Bash to Benefit the Special Olympics

Zebra Communications is holding the Fun and Fabulous Sports Bash to benefit the Luzerne County Special Olympics on Sunday, November 20th from 1:30-5 p.m. in the UCOM. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to compete in basketball and kickball or to volunteer to cheer on athletes.

Meditation Session Today

A session of Buddhist sitting and walking meditation in the style of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh will occur today beginning at 4:45 p.m. and finishing at 5:30 p.m.

November Open House Thank You!

Our Undergraduate Admissions Office would like to thank all session presenters, faculty, staff, and current students for their help and support with our November 12th Open House.

Opportunity for Students to Work in SHINE

Employment Opportunity for Education Majors and Students in STEAM ((Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) Fields.

"The Non-Verbal of Hair" Workshop Cancelled

Monday: "I Hear What Your Hair is Saying: The Non-Verbal's of Hair", November 14th CANCELLED.

Walking Tacos

Stop by and enjoy a walking taco, only $2 each!

Highmark Health Talent Career Recruiter, HSC Lobby, Tuesday

Meredith Hansen, Highmark Health Talent Acquisition Representative, will be on campus on Tuesday, NOV 15 with information on employment opportunities within their organization.

WGS Comfy Clothes Fashion Show

All students are invited to attend in their comfiest clothes to compete for prizes!

Faces of Homelessness

A discussion on hunger and homelessness by Kristen M. Samuels will be held on November 16th.

Wilkes-Barre Holiday Parade Opportunity

Student Government has been asked to be a part of the Annual Parade in Wilkes Barre and are inviting students and faculty to take part.

Ralston Parking Lot

To accommodate those attending our football game this Saturday, the Department of Public Safety is requesting that all students parking at the Ralston Field Lot relocate their cars to UCOM Garage on the main campus this Friday, November 11, 2016 starting 4:30 p.m.

Cafeteria & Rifkin Cafe Notice - Saturday, November 12, 2016

Due to our Admissions Open House this Saturday, November 12th, there will be a large number of prospective students and their families dining in the Cafeteria and Rifkin Cafe from 11:30 am until 1:30 pm. Please be aware there will be high traffic during those times.

WUPB Wing Wars

Wilkes University Programming Board is hosting a Wing Wars event TONIGHT (November 10th) at 8 pm in the Ballroom of the Henry Student Center.

One Day Stand at Wilkes

The One Day Stand Against Tobacco is being held on November 17th.

Final Call for Taste of Wilkes Chefs!

We are looking for a few more awesome community chefs to delight the palates of our fellow Wilkes faculty, staff and students!

Globalize Your Thanksgiving, Invite an International Student to Dinner

Invite one or two international students to your Thanksgiving dinner and you will have a great opportunity to share an American holiday with someone from a foreign culture and to learn about traditions and holidays from other places.

Sweet Lush Cupcake Camper - Cupcakes for a Cause!

The Sweet Lush Cupcake Camper will be on the Greenway today, November 9th, from 11 am - 4 pm. Proceeds of your cupcake purchase will go toward the Wilkes United Way Campaign!

Ski and Snowboard Killington Trip

Ski and Snowboard Killington Trip January 8-13, 2017.

Student Government Presents No Shave November

Starting on November 7th, Student Government willing be holding a No Shave November Contest.

Poverty Simulation- Cancelled

The Poverty Simulation that was scheduled for November 15, 2016 has been cancelled.

Global Coffee Hour Presents: Cultural Appreciation Event TODAY

Join us today as we learn more about diverse cultures from across the world.

Veteran's Day Ceremony

The Wilkes University Veteran's Council will be hosting a Veteran's Day Ceremony in observance and honor to our nation's heroes on Friday, November 11th at 11 am on our campus Greenway.

Doctorate of Education (EdD.) Dissertation Defense - George Luis Miletti

The Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled "Cumulative Tests and their Relationship with Academic Outcomes on External Exams" by doctoral candidate George Luis Miletti.

USAC Sponsored 5K Walk/Run to Benefit the United Way

The University Staff Advisory Committee (USAC) at Wilkes University will be hosting a 5k walk/run to benefit the United Way on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 10 a.m. Be sure to register early!

Christian Fellowship Club Worship Night this Thursday!

Christian Fellowship Club will be having their weekly Thursday Worship Night this Thursday 11/10 from 6:30-8pm in the Savitz Lounge

Henry Student Center Parking Lot and Henry Student Center Elevator- Important Special Event for Veterans

We would very much appreciate the campus' assistance in honoring the spaces we will have reserved for veterans in the HSC parking lot on November 10th from 11 am - 1 pm for the Hero's Veteran's Brunch.

Pre-Pharmacy Club NYC Trip

The Pre-Pharmacy Club will be selling tickets to New York City on November 19th for $30.

Buddhist Meditation Continues at 4:45 p.m. Today

Join us for basic Buddhist sitting and walking meditation in the style of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh beginning at 4:45 p.m. today and finishing at 5:30 p.m

Heroin Hits Home

On Thursday, November 17 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm in BREIS 107, the Sociology/Criminology club will be bringing Lackawanna County District Attorney Shane Scanlon to campus to speak. He will be speaking about his community initiative "Heroin Hits Home" program.

WAE Skirmish Paintball Trip

Wilkes Adventure Education is leading a paintball trip to Skirmish Paintball on Sunday, November 13th.

Neuroscience Club Meeting November 10th

The Neuroscience Club will be having its first meeting this Thursday, November 10th at 11 am in Breiseth 110.

Attention Engineers! All are Welcome at the Internship/REU Poster Session on 11/10/16

The Engineering Student Activities Committee (ESAC) is hosting an Internship/REU Poster Presentation session on Thursday, November 10 from 11 am - 1 pm in Cohen 102. Lunch will be provided.

It's Time for the Third Annual Chili Cook-Off!!

All proceeds are going to support the Ronald McDonald House in Scranton! Please come out to show your support!

CEO Thanksgiving Volunteer Program

Help feed hungry families this Thanksgiving!

Feed a Friend

Wilkes University is participating in WNEP, Pepsi and PDQ's 32nd Annual Feed A Friend campaign.

Take Classes During Winter Intersession!

Earn three credits in just three weeks. Most intersession courses are held online, allowing you to enjoy your break at home while catching up on missed classes and getting ahead in your studies.

Free and Confidential Gonorrhea & Chlamydia Testing - Nov. 8

Wilkes Health & Wellness Services are offering free on-campus testing November 8.

SNPhA Pop-Up Thrift Shop

The Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) will be having a pop-up thrift sale on Tuesday, Nov. 8th and Thursday, Nov. 10th, from 11 am -1 pm.

Wilkes Political Society Election Events

The Wilkes Political Society will be hosting a Mock Debate on Monday, November 7th in the Miller Room and an election night watch party on Tuesday, November 8th in Breiseth 106.

Free Penguins Tickets

Free tickets for the Penguins Hockey home game tonight (Friday, November 4th) !

An Experience in Nursing

The Passan School of Nursing presents "An Experience in Nursing" on Friday, Nov. 4th, 2016 from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm in the Ballroom of the Henry Student Center.

Commuter Council Bus Trip Filled--Accepting Names for Wait-List

The Nov. 19 Commuter Council sponsored bus trip to New York City has filled. However, we are accepting names for a wait-list if spots do become available.

REMINDER: ESAC Vinyl Sticker Fundraiser

Just a reminder that ESAC is selling vinyl stickers as a fundraiser.

LAST CALL Wilkes Tie Sale

This is just a reminder that FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH is the LAST DAY to place an order with IPhO (Industry Pharmacists Organization) to buy a tie.

LKS Turkey Tea

Lambda Kappa Sigma is holding their Annual Turkey Tea Luncheon on Tuesday, November 8th.

Catholic Campus Ministry

Are you interested in helping to develop a Catholic Campus Ministry at Wilkes University or learning more about how you can practice your faith while at school?

40 Hours Devotion

St.Nicholas parish will be having their annual 40 hours Devotion from 7am to 8pm Sunday, November 6th, through Tuesday, November 8th.

This Week in Downtown Wilkes-Barre: November 1 - November 7

There's always something good happening in downtown Wilkes-Barre!

Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser

On Friday, 18 November from 6:00 pm until close, Buffalo Wild Wings will be donating 10% of your total bill to the Wilkes University Gold Bar Club.

Christian Fellowship Club Worship Night this Thursday!

Christian Fellowship Club is starting Thursday Worship Nights this Thursday, 11/3 from 6:30 pm - 8 pm in the Savitz Lounge.

Contemporary History Project Guest Speaker - November 3rd

Please join us on Thursday, November 3 from 4 pm to 5:30 pm for a special guest lecture and Q&A with Dr. Ian Delahanty of Springfield College.

"She's The First" Bake Sale

Wilkes WGS and PSI CHI will be selling cupcakes in the Henry Student Center to support a girl in need of an education.

Film Screening: Gen Silent

The Wilkes Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) is co-sponsoring a film screening of the award-winning documentary "Gen Silent".

ICA Annual Diwali Show November 5th

Come enjoy some FREE Indian food and cultural performances by your fellow classmates.

Buddhist Meditation at 4:45 p.m. Today

Basic Buddhist sitting and walking meditation in the style of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh will begin at 4:45 p.m. today and finish at 5:30 p.m.

Empanada Sale

Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) will be having an Empanada sale on Tuesday, November 1st from 11 am - 1 pm.

Second Call for Chefs - Taste of Wilkes Competition & Charity Event

Join your fellow Wilkes staff, students, and faculty and serve a dish for this year's Taste of Wilkes!

Real Talk: Two Peas in a Pod-Social Justice and Citizenship

The presentation will be interactive and discuss the ways in which social justice and being a good citizen are very much aligned.

Confirmed Spring Internship Registration

If you have a confirmed spring internship you can register for the credits with Sharon Castano on Wednesday and Thursday.

Volleyball Clothing Store

If you're interested in buying Wilkes Volleyball apparel be sure to check out the store website before November 12th!

November is Native American Indian Month Celebration

Frank Little Bear performance today at 11 am - 1 pm.

Student Interest for Establishing Turning Point USA Chapter at Wilkes

We are trying to establish a Turning Point USA Chapter at Wilkes and need student participation.

TRICK-OR-TREATING TODAY

Halloween Trick or Treating today for students sponsored by USAC!

Creative Writing Fall Workshops

Check out the listing of creative writing classes for late Fall!

Information Session on Malaysian Course

Would you like to feed the elephants? Ride on a monorail? Visit sacred caves? Swim in the South China Sea? Bargain in the night market? Then...Come to Malaysia!

Communication Studies Professor Jane Elmes-Crahall To Appear on WBRE's Newsmakers

Tune in this Sunday, Oct. 30, and see Dr. Jane Elmes-Crahall when she appears on "Newsmakers", a public affairs program on WBRE and WYOU. The program airs at 11 a.m. on WBRE and at 11:30 a.m. on WYOU.

Ralston Parking Lot

The Department of Public Safety is requesting that all students parking at the Ralston Field Lot relocate their cars to parking lots on the main campus this Friday, October 28 starting at 4:30 p.m. in order to accommodate those attending our football game this Saturday.

Connecting the Dots 2016

Come connect with alumni who are professionals in your field of study! Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 at 6 p.m. in the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

Veterans Council Providing Free Hotdogs

Free hotdogs on the Greenway November 1st.

Yellow Ribbon Sale: Military Appreciation Week

The Veterans Council will be selling yellow ribbons for $1 during club hours.

Poverty Simulation Volunteers Needed

The poverty simulation experience is designed to help participants begin to understand what it might be like to live in a typical low-income family trying to survive from month to month.

Doctorate of Education (EdD.) Dissertation Defense - Mona Nashman-Smith

The Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled "A Phenomenological Case Study of the Elementary to Secondary Transition for One Female Student Diagnosed with Selective Mutism" by doctoral candidate Mona Nashman-Smith.

Career Development Course for Juniors & Seniors

Juniors and seniors, don't forget to register for the course student evaluations repeatedly stated, "should be mandatory for all of us." Prep for the expectations of hiring managers and grad schools.

REMINDER - Dining Styles Survey

We are conducting a survey to better understand your campus lifestyle and preferences. The survey ends November 4th.

10th Week Withdrawal Reminder

Friday, November 4th marks the end of the tenth week of the fall semester, and the end of the Withdrawal Period.

This Week in Downtown Wilkes-Barre: October 25 - October 31

Check out the events taking place this week in Wilkes-Barre!

141 South Main Street Lot Closure

Due to the construction of the New Media Center and Sordoni Art Gallery the 141 South Main Street Parking Lot will be closing on Friday, 10/28/16 at 5 p.m. and will remain closed during the duration of the project.

Christian Fellowship Club Worship Night this Thursday!

Christian Fellowship Club is starting Thursday Worship Nights this Thursday, 10/27 from 6:30 pm - 8 pm in the Savitz Lounge. Anyone is welcome!

Information Session on Malaysian Course

"Malaysia's Alternate Modernity" (HST 298) is a 3-credit course offered in the spring. An Information session will be held on Tuesday, November 1, at 11:00 am in Breiseth 108.

ESAC Vinyl Sticker Fundraiser

Purchase a sticker today to benefit the Engineering Student Activities Committee!

Global Film Festival Presents "Unnatural Causes: Collateral Damage" on October 27

The Global Film Festival presents its final film of the fall semester "Unnatural Causes: Collateral Damage" at 6:30 pm on Thursday, October 27 in Stark Learning Center 275.

WUPB Freakfest October 27

The Freakfest will take place this Thursday, October 27 from 5 pm-8 pm.

Ocean City, MD Police Info Session November 1

Students and recent alumni interested in police operations or desiring to learn about summer positions are invited to a presentation at 11:30 am on November 1.

STI Awareness Table

Bacchus Club will be hosting an STI Awareness table with a Halloween theme, on Thursday, October 27th between 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Henry Student Center Concourse.

Spring 2017 On Campus Parking Applications

Commuter and Resident parking permit applications for the Spring 2017 Semester will be online starting Tuesday, November 1, 2016.

Casino Week: Tuesday, November 1st to Friday, November 4th

Please join Student Government at Casino Week!

Wyoming Valley Veterans Day 5K

Join us on November 6th for the Second Annual Wyoming Valley Veteran's Day Parade 5K Run/Walk!

IRHC Bake Challenge

IRHC Bake Challenge will be this Friday (10/28) at 6:30 PM in the Henry Student Center Lounge.

Volunteer Hours - 10/29/16

The YMCA is looking for 5-7 volunteers to help set up, tear down, and run the booths for our Halloween Party this Saturday.

Kappa Psi Bake Sale 10/27

Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity will be holding a bake sale in the SLC Lobby on Thursday October 27 from 11-1pm!.

Buddhist Meditation Session Begins at 4:45 p.m. Today

Basic Buddhist sitting and walking meditation in the style of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh will begin at 4:45 p.m. today and finish at 5:30 p.m.

Army ROTC Costume Dodgeball Game on Halloween

Join the Army ROTC at our annual costume-themed dodgeball PT session on Halloween morning, October 31st, from 6:30AM-7:30AM in the King's College Scandlon Gym.

Sordoni Gallery Exhibition, "Geographies" by Ying Li Opening October 25th

The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University is proud to present "Geographies" by Ying Li from October 25 through December 18, 2016.

Intercollegiate Leadership Wilkes-Barre Program Seeking Participants!

ICLWB is a leadership program offered through the Leadership Wilkes-Barre organization and is open and available to all undergraduate students.

Halloween Trick or Treating sponsored by USAC

Help USAC kick-off the 2016 United Way Campaign! Cost is $2 for students. Trick-or-treat around campus, vote for the best decorated office and enter to win a raffle!

Attention Seniors: Senior Portrait Scheduling

Please schedule your senior portrait session as soon as possible for the Amnicola Yearbook! Portraits will be taken from October 24th to October 28th in the Henry Student Center, 1st floor.

MSNBC's Chris Matthews Replaced on Election Panel on Tuesday, Oct. 25

Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's Hardball, has canceled his appearance to moderate the panel discussion about the 2016 presidential election at Wilkes University on Tuesday, Oct. 25.

Community Halloween Party

Along with our community partners, Faculty and Staff are encouraged to bring their little trick-or-treaters for a fun filled event in the Marts Multi-Purpose Room on October 25 from 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm.

Reminder - Haunted Tours

A reminder that Haunted Tours will be occurring on Friday, October 28th at 6:45 PM behind the Henry Student Center immediately following IRHC's Bake Challenge.

Network Changes during Biden Visit

VPN will be unavailable

Make A Difference Day UPDATE

Postponed due to inclement weather

Professional Nursing Induction Ceremony

Please join us

Psi Chi Pre-Registration Help Session

Stop by to talk about classes

Attention Students Graduating in May 2017

Get Ready for Graduation

Conversation on Campus Sexual Assault

Join Best-Selling Author Jon Krakauer and First Lady Frances Wolf

Saturday Parking at Ralston

Public Safety Request

IPhO Wilkes Logo Tie Sale

Buy a tie!

Invite an International Student to Thanksgiving Dinner

Globalize Your Thanksgiving

Wyoming Valley Veterans Day 5K - 6 November

Join us on November 6th for the Second Annual Wyoming Valley Veteran's Day Parade 5K Run/Walk!

Once The Musical at the Scranton Cultural Center

Join us this Saturday for Once The Musical at the Scranton Cultural Center!

Call for Chefs for Taste of Wilkes

Join us for another great year of delicious and diverse dishes prepared by you and the Wilkes community!

Spring Semester Registration Begins Soon

ATTENTION STUDENTS - SPRING SEMESTER REGISTRATION BEGINS SOON

Welcome Sidhu Dean and Talk With University of Pennsylvania Associate

You are invited to welcome the new Sidhu dean!

Free Learn to Curl and Open House

Come join us for a free Open House/ Learn to Curl event hosted by the Anthracite Curling Club.

RAC Athletic Center in UCOM Closed

The RAC athletic center in UCOM will be closed from 10/19-10/22.

Chorus Spaghetti Dinner

The dinner will take place on Sunday, November 13th from 5-7 pm in the ballroom of the Henry Student Center on the campus of Wilkes University.

IPhO Wilkes Logo Tie Sale

IPhO (Industry Pharmacists Organization) is selling polyester navy blue ties with the Wilkes W logo on the tie for only $25. Attached is picture to see the design of the ties. Money and orders are due by November 4th.

The Internship & Career Fair is Tomorrow in UCOM!

There are 52 employers registered for students to meet at the Internship and Career Fair on Thursday Oct. 20th in the UCOM from 11-3.

Arcadia Chorale Presents "The Play's the Thing" October 22-23

On Saturday and Sunday, October 22 and 23, the Arcadia Chorale will present The Play's the Thing, the first program of their 2016-2017 concert season. Saturday's performance will be held at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Wilkes-Barre at 7:30 pm, and Sunday's performance will be held at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Scranton at 3:00 pm.

Being an Ally to the Transgender Community

Many schools and businesses pride themselves on being "LGBT-friendly." Yet how prepared are they to serve transgender people well? People with the best of intentions may not have the awareness, skills and knowledge they need to be supportive.

Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Join Aramark for a Pumpkin Decorating Contest!

Alcohol Awareness Walk Reminder

Alcohol Awareness Walk today, October 18, at 12:00p.m.

Open Mic Night

WUPB is hosting an Open Mic Night on Thursday, October 20.

Mid Term Grades Are Available

All students are reminded that Fall semester Mid Term grades are now available for your review.

Empty Bowls Fundraiser this Sunday, October 23

Wilkes University, King's College, Luzerne County Community College and Wyoming Seminary invite you to enjoy a hot bowl of soup while raising money for area food banks at the 5th Annual Empty Bowls event from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Henry Student Center ballroom this Sunday, October 23, 2016.

Community Halloween Party

Please join us for our annual community Halloween Party on October 25 from 4:30-6:30. Along with our community partners, Faculty and Staff are encouraged to bring their little trick-or-treaters for a fun filled event in the Marts Multi-Purpose Room.

Make a Difference Day

The Civic Engagement Office will be partnering with the Lands at Hillsisde Farms this Saturday- October 22nd from 9-noon for Make a Difference Day.

Yellow Ribbon Sale: Military Apperciation Week

The Veterans Council will be selling yellow ribbons for $1 during club hours.

Presidential Debate Watch

Dr. Jane Elmes-Crahall's Controlling Spin-Nwws, Politics and PR class is hosting a debate watch for the third presidential debate on Wednesday, October 19th in Studio C of the Shelburne TV Center in the lower level of Stark Learning Center.

NYC Bus Trip Ticket Sales

Ticket sales for the New York City bus trip sponsored by the Commuter Council will begin Oct. 18th through November 17 or until all tickets are sold. Sales will take place during Club Hours in the Henry Student Center.

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week - Driving Simulator

In recognition of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week Lehigh Valley Health Network along with the Northeast Highway Safety Program will be hosting the driving simulator.

Polish Food Tasting

Please join us for a taste of some traditional Polish Foods on Thursday, October 20th.

Meditation Session at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday

Join us to practice basic Buddhist sitting and walking meditation in the style of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh beginning promptly at 4:45 p.m. tomorrow.

THIS ACADEMIC YEAR ONLY - NEW 18-month Accelerated AFROTC Program for College Seniors & Graduate/Masters Degree Students

Due to the shortage of USAF officers over the next 2 years, the AFROTC program is offering an 18-month accelerated program for College Seniors & Graduate/Masters Degree Students. This program will allow students to complete the AFROTC program in 18 months instead of the typical 4 years.

Student Development Trip to Reaper's Revenge Haunted Attraction

The Office of Student Development has just added a last minute trip for Halloween weekend. Join us at Reaper's Revenge Haunted Attraction in Scranton,

Resume Rush! Walk Ins & Express Services

On Monday from 9 am to 3 pm and Tuesday from 9 am to 5 pm, Career Services will have walk-in hours for Resume Rush.

Sen. Robert Casey Holds Roundtable Today On Campus About Women's Safety Legislation

Sen. Robert Casey is hosting a roundtable today from 10:30 am - 11:30 am in the Miller Room of the Henry Student Center The purpose is to discuss women's safety including domestic violence, sexual assault, and the Campus SaVe Act.

Starbucks at Gambini's Hours Thursday & Friday

Starbucks at Gambini's will be open this Thursday & Friday (10/13 & 10/14) from 7 am to 4:30 pm.

CPFI Gertrude Hawk Candy Catalog Fundraiser

CPFI is fundraising with Gertrude Hawk!

Internship and Career Fair on Thursday, October 20th, 11 am - 3 pm, 1st floor UCOM

If you are seeking an internship or a full-time job THIS IS THE PLACE TO MEET EMPLOYERS.

Award-Winning Film Partially Shot on Wilkes University Campus Screening at F.M. Kirby Center

"All in Time", a film partially shot on Wilkes University's campus, will be shown at the F.M. Kirby Center on Sunday, October 16. beginning at 2p.m.

IRHC Presents Paint and Cider

IRHC Presents Paint & Cider on Friday, October 21st. Sign-ups will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Henry Student Center from 11 am to 1 pm.

This Week in DOWNTOWN WILKES-BARRE

See the listing of events taking place this week in Downtown Wilkes-Barre!

Seminar Hosted By The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences: "Awareness, Learning, and Speaking for Those That Can't About ALS" (A Patient's Point of View)

Paul Miller will be speaking on October 25th about his living and coping with ALS, or Lou Gerhig's Disease.

Polish Food Tasting

Please join us for a taste of some traditional Polish Foods. This event will take place in front of the Polish Room on the second floor of the Farley Library.

Wilkes Creative Writing Community Workshops

These workshops are open to adults of any age.

Attention Seniors: Senior Portrait Scheduling

Please schedule your senior portrait session as soon as possible for the Amnicola Yearbook! Portraits will be taken from October 24th to October 28th.

Passport to Science DEADLINE

DEADLINE for sign-up is Friday, 10/14 at 5 pm.

Donate and Get Casino Night Tickets!

Donate socks, scarves, hats, gloves, or ear muffs until November 4th and get Casino Night tickets!

He Named Me MALALA - Movie, October 19th

A look at the events leading up to the Taliban's attack on Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai.

NYC Bus Trip-Ticket Sales to Begin Oct. 18

The Commuter Council sponsored bus trip to New York City will be on November 19. The cost is $25/ticket and sales will begin on October 18.

Globalize Your Thanksgiving, Invite an International Student to Dinner

Invite one or two international students to your Thanksgiving dinner and you will have a great opportunity to share an American holiday with someone from a foreign culture.

Breast Cancer Awareness Shirts

Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the month of October, the Wilkes University Gold Bar Club will be selling Breast Cancer Awareness t-shirts in the Henry Student Center.

Fall Break Dining Hours

Listed are the hours of operation for our on campus dining facilities.

Fitness Center Fall Break Hours

Listed are the hours of operation of the Fitness Center during Fall Break.

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week - Driving Simulator

In recognition of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week Lehigh Valley Health Network along with the Northeast Highway Safety Program will be hosting the driving simulator. They will be set up on the 1st floor of the Henry Student Center, Wednesday October 19th from 11:00 A.M.-1:0 0P.M.

Meditation Sessions Resume at 4:45 p.m. Tomorrow

We will be practicing basic Buddhist sitting and walking meditation in the style of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh tomorrow beginning promptly at 4:45 p.m. and finishing at 5:30 p.m.

College Class In Prison -- Mandatory Meeting Tonight!

If you are interested in applying for the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program in the Spring of 2017, you must attend the mandatory information meeting TONIGHT, Monday, at 7 PM in SLC 263.

Creative Writing Program - Revise This!

The latest version of the Wilkes Graduate Creative Writing Program's "Revise This!" is now available.

Majors/Minors Fair to Take Place on Tuesday, October 11

This year's Majors / Minors Fair will be held in the Student Center Ballroom on Tuesday, October 11th. Between 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.

Fall Recess Calendar Reminder

According to the University's Academic Calendar, no classes will be held on Thursday, October 13th, and Friday, October 14th, due to Fall Recess.

Haunted Tours

On Friday, October 28th, a tour of numerous haunted halls on campus will be taking place starting at 6:45 PM.

Urgent Parking Message for Off Campus Students

If you live or park on the listed streets, please know that you will be towed as the city is doing milling and paving work starting today through next week.

Wilkes Women's Soccer Sock Sale

Wilkes Women's Soccer is selling socks to benefit cancer research and the team.

Zebra Communications Bake Sale Today

Zebra Communications, the University's student-run public relations agency, is holding a bake sale today, Thursday, October 6 from 11 am - 1 pm.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

BACCHUS Club will be sponsoring an educational table for Breast Cancer Awareness Month Thursday, October 6th on the first floor of the Henry Student Center.

Volunteers Needed - Passport To Science

Passport to Science is a yearly event that opens the Cohen Science Center up to the public, allowing children (ages 5-18) and their parents to come explore the world of science with us through a variety of labs and activities! We are looking for volunteers to help us the day of the event in labs, as guides, and at registration.

Global Film Festival Presenting "Under the Sun"

The Global Film Festival presents the provocative film "Under the Sun" at 6:30 pm on Thursday, October 6 in Stark Learning Center 275.

Flu Shot Clinic in Health Services, Passan Hall

Flu shots will available in Health Services,Passan Hall, 1st floor, 267 S. Franklin Street. Harrold's Pharmacy will be sponsoring a Flu Clinic with your insurance card.

Sign Up for the October 8-9 Baltimore Overnight Trip

There are still a few spots left for this weekend's Baltimore Overnight Trip. Cost is $40.

Meditation Cancelled Today - October 4th

There will be no meditation session today, October 4th. We will resume next week at our regular time.

Study Abroad in Spain Meeting October 6th

Ms. Chanel Greene, Director of Financial Aid and Emily Herron, a student from last summer's program will be available to answer questions.

October 4th the Women's Volleyball Team Will be Playing King's in our "Dig Pink" Night!

October 4th 2016 the Women's Volleyball team will be playing Kings in our Dig Pink night! Come out and support us! We are also selling "dig pink" shirts.

IPhO Krispy Kreme Donut Fundraiser Pickup Thursday, 10/6, in Henry Student Center, 11 am - 1 pm

Anyone who placed an order can pick up your dozen of glazed donuts or certificate in the Henry Student Center this Thursday, 10/6/16, anytime from 11 am - 1 pm.

"The Mask You Live In" Film Screening Today at 3 pm in the Ballroom

Join us today, October 4th, at 3 pm in the Ballroom in the Henry Student Center for a screening of the film "The Mask You Live In"

Free On Campus Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Testing

Free and confidential on campus gonorrhea and chlamydia testing will be held on October 4th.

Do You Want to Take a College Class in a State Prison?

Next spring, the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program brings you together with incarcerated men to study as peers in a seminar behind prison walls.

Attend Resume Workshops Before the INTERN & CAREER FAIR

Attend one of the resume workshops to prepare or update your resume.

Wilkes INTERN & CAREER Fair Will be Held on Thursday, October 20th

It's that time of year again. The Wilkes INTERN & CAREER fair will be held on Thursday, October 20th.

English Majors and Minors Invited to English Faculty Annual Fall Picnic

All English Majors and Minors are invited to join the English faculty at the Annual Fall Picnic on Wednesday, October 5.

INFLUENZA VACCINE FLUZONE QUADRIVALENT

Wilkes University Health & Wellness Department is offering the INFLUENZA VACCINE FLUZONE QUADRIVALENT at a cost of $20.00.

Alcohol Awareness Walk Registration

Don't forget to sign up for the Alcohol Awareness Walk before Oct. 12 to reserve your T-Shirt.

Wilkes Homecoming 2016: Announcements & Reminders

Listed are events for Homecoming 2016 -- please note that two of the events have been moved indoors.

Breast Cancer Awareness Shirts

On Friday, 30 September from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm, the Wilkes University Gold Bar Club will be selling Breast Cancer Awareness t-shirts in conjunction with the Alumni Welcome Table at a price of $15. These shirts have been designed to honor one of Wilkes University's alumni, Major Candice Adams Ismirle, who recently lost her life to breast cancer, with a portion of the proceeds going to her twin boys college fund.

Ralston Parking Lot Closure - September 30th

To accommodate those attending our football game this Saturday, the Department of Public Safety is requesting that all students parking at the Ralston Field Lot relocate their cars to parking lots on the main campus this Friday, September 30th starting 4:30 p.m.

Campus Dining Dietitian 9/29 at Starbucks, Noon to 2 pm

Visit the Campus Dining Dietitian at Starbucks from noon - 2 pm on National Coffee Day, Thursday, September 29th for coffee trivia and samples!

Homecoming Bingo Hosted by WUPB

The Wilkes University Programming Board is hosting a bingo on Thursday, September 29 after the pep rally.

Activities for You...and Your Happiness

Adventure Ed invites you to join us on Wednesday and Thursday to celebrate the outdoors with two activities for points in the ON Campus Challenge.

Student Teacher Placement Seminar - Spring 2017

All education students planning on student teaching during the Spring 2017 semester are asked to attend our Student Teacher Placement Seminar on Thursday, 9/29/16.

Colonels Don't Stand By

The Bystander Intervention Training program is in the process of recruiting trainers once again! This program trains members of the Wilkes Community to safely intervene in situations or potential situations of sexual violence.

Reduce Stress Improve Your Attention

Are you having trouble concentrating? Are you stressed, and your performance is affected?

Part of Key (Car Key?) Found

The metal part of a key was found in SLC 101 near the podium. Please contact adam.vanwert@wilkes.edu (SLC 319B, x4336) within a week. Otherwise, the key will be deposited with Public Safety.

Meditation Session at 4:45 p.m. Today

We will be practicing basic Buddhist sitting and walking meditation in the style of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh again today beginning at 4:45 p.m. and finishing at 5:30 p.m.

Register to Vote Today in the Henry Student Center!

Are you registered to vote? Have you moved since Election Day 2015? Make sure you are registered to vote at your new address.

Emeritus Professor Publishes Short Story

You can read it for free.

Student Government Hosting Sports Smash on Friday, October 7th

Student Government will be hosting Sports Smash on Friday, October 7th from 4 PM until 7 PM on the Greenway. Among the many inflatables, free food, and games, there will also be BUBBLE SOCCER.

Nursing Student Organization - Fun Day September 24th

NSO Fun Day will be held Saturday, September 24th on the Greenway to benefit Volunteers in Medicine.

Catholic Masses

While we are not currently offering Catholic Masses on campus, we encourage you to attend Mass at local churches. Listed are several options for Mass times at churches within walking distance from the university.

Zebra Communications Hosts Fundraiser at Chipotle

Zebra Communications is hosting a fundraising night at Chipotle on Sunday, October 2 from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

ON Campus Challenge

Wilkes is currently in 4th place out of 88 teams in the ON Campus Challenge! To take over a Top 3 position, we are looking for more Colonels and Community members to sign up and log 1 or more activities outside. We have 4 more weeks to show our spirit, unite and explore the fresh air.

Homecoming Court Final Round of Voting

Attention Wilkes Students! Be sure to cast your vote for your 2016-17 Homecoming Court!

Learn How to Curl Class - September 24th

Learn How to Curl Class - September 24th at the Toyota Sports Plex, Coal Street, Wilkes-Barre.

Downtown Wilkes-Barre Historic Homes Tour

Explore a broad sampling of downtown Wilkes-Barre's historic homes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, when the Downtown Residents Association presents its first Downtown Wilkes-Barre Historic Homes Tour.

Jill Stein Appearance - Green Party Presidential Candidate

Dr. Jill Stein, Green Party Presidential Candidate, will appear in the Ballroom of the Henry Student Center on Wednesday, September 21 at 7 p.m.

Psi Chi Guest Speaker, Kevin Zajac, Assistant Director of Admissions at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Guest Speaker and Pizza Party! Kevin Zajac will be giving a presentation on September 22nd to our students regarding PCOM's graduate study programs in psychology and the graduate admission process.

Office of Student Development Welcomes You to Check Out New and Improved Reservation Webpage

From this page, you will be able to view calendars and request usage of the Miller Room, Ballroom, Student Center Lounge, Roth Concourse and Student Government Vans.

Volunteer Opportunity- Saturday

The Downtown Residence Association is seeking some docents/guides to assist patrons viewing Historic Homes and Porches around the Wilkes campus.

September Open House Thank You!

Our Undergraduate Admissions Office would like to thank everyone for their help and support with our September 17th Open House.

Alternative Spring Break Applications Due by September 27th

Student applications are now available electronically for the upcoming 201​6-2017​ Alternative Spring Break trips.

Phi Beta Lambda is Seeking New Members From All Majors

Our next meeting will be held on Thursday, September 22 at 11:00 am in UCOM 127. Please feel free to stop by.

Eid Celebration, Friday, September 23rd

The Saudi Club and the Islamic Club are pleased to invite you to attend the celebration of Eid Aladha on Friday, September 23rd.

Open Forum for Mary Beth Reilly- Correction on Start Time

The open forum for Mary Beth Reilly, a candidate for Vice President for Enrollment Services, will begin today (Tuesday) in Breiseth 107 at 11:15 AM, not 11:00 AM, as previously announced.

Do You Have Questions About Getting an Internship?

Join Sharon Castano, Director of Internships, at one of two sessions to get answers about the process of getting an internship, earning credits towards your major, where/when to look,

Buddhist Meditation Session Begins at 4:45 p.m., Today

Basic Buddhist sitting and walking meditation in the style of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh will continue today beginning at 4:45 p.m. and finishing at 5:30 p.m. in the Kirby Salon.

Alcohol Awareness Walk

The Alcohol Awareness Walk 2016 will be held on Tuesday, October 18th, at 12:00 p.m. Join the walk to raise awareness of the dangers of excessive and underage drinking.

Holiday Shopping Event - Call for Vendors

The Office of Student Development is hosting the 5th Annual Holiday Shopping Event on Thursday, December 8th, 2016 and invite anyone who would like to participate as a vendor.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Ban

Due to recent safety concerns around the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 cell phones, Wilkes University is banning the device from all campus buildings and vehicles, effective immediately.

Blood Drive - Reminder!

Wilkes will be hosting a Blood Drive on September 20th from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm in the Henry Student Center.

FIESTA! Join Us For Food and Celebration - 9/20, Ballroom @ 7 PM

Join us for Spanish Food and Entertainment Sponsored by MSC, Spanish Club and LASA.

Nursing Student Organization (NSO) FUN DAY

NSO FUN DAY will be held Saturday, September 24th on the Greenway.

Customer Appreciation Dinner at Henry's!

Please join us at Henry's for a Customer Appreciation Dinner on Tuesday, September 20th from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

Vice President, Enrollment Services Candidate - Mary Beth Reilly

All members of the campus community are invited to an open forum with Ms. Reilly on Tuesday, September 20th at 11 AM in Breiseth 107.

Aramark Building Community Day - September 20th

Join Aramark on Tuesday, September 20 for Aramark Building Community Day from 2 pm - 4 pm on the Greenway. All donations will benefit Weinberg Memorial Food Bank in Wilkes-Barre.

Extended Hours Saturday at Henry's

In order to accommodate the large amount of guests on campus this Saturday, 9/17, Henry's will open up early for breakfast/brunch at 9 am.

Education Club T-shirt Fundraiser

The Education Club will be selling baseball tees for $15 in the Henry Student Center during club hours every Tuesday and Thursday until October 11th with proceeds benefiting the Jared Box project.

On-Campus Room Decoration Contest Sponsored by Wilkes Admissions Office

Whether you live in a normal residence hall or an apartment ON-CAMPUS,you can submit photos of your room to ambassadors@wilkes.edu until September 23rd..

Cavalcade of Jazz Free Performance

The Riverfront Parks Committee presenting "Cavalcade of Jazz" tonight at the River Common Amphitheatre starting at 6:00 PM.

Ralston Parking Lot - Friday, 9/16/16

To accommodate those attending our football game this Saturday, the Department of Public Safety is requesting that all students parking at the Ralston Field Lot relocate their cars to the UCOM Garage on the main campus this Friday, September 16 starting 4:30 p.m.

IPhO (Industry Pharmacist Organization) Krispy Kreme Donut Fundraiser

The sale is from September 14th - September 30th.

Council of the Clubs

The Council of the Clubs will be held on Thursday, September 15th from 11 AM until 1 PM in the 2nd floor Ballroom of the Henry Student Center. All Student Government recognized clubs, especially executive board members, are REQUIRED to attend.

Global Coffee Hour

Global Coffee Hour begins today! Students, faculty, and staff please join us Wednesday, September 14th from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, in the Savitz Lounge, Henry Student Center.

Open Forum - Vice President Enrollment Services Candidate, Dr. Brian Dalton

The Vice President for Enrollment Services Search Committee is pleased to announce that Dr. Brian Dalton will visit campus on Wednesday, September 14 and Thursday, September 15 for on campus interviews.

Cafeteria & Rifkin Cafe Notice - Saturday, September 17, 2016

Due to our Undergraduate Admissions Open House this Saturday, September 17, there will be a large number of prospective students and their families dining in the Cafeteria and Rifkin Cafe from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm. Please be aware there will be high traffic during those times.

UPDATE-MSC Hosting Movie Night: "The Pursuit of Happyness" on September 13th

MSC will be hosting a Movie Night on Tuesday, September 13th at 7 PM in the Ballroom

Video Contest for the Outdoor Nation Challenge

The Adventure Education Department needs creative students that have digital media experience to create promotional videos!

Yoga on the Greenway - Wednesday, September 14th

FREE Yoga on the Greenway this Wednesday, September 14th from 12-12:45 pm by Chase Hall.

Welcome to Our Neighborhood Social

Games, snacks and refreshments will be provided on Thursday, September 15th.

Scholarship Opportunity for Students of Polish Descent

The Polish Room Committee Scholarship welcomes applications from Luzerne County residents.

Alternative Spring Break Application

Applications are now available electronically for the upcoming 2016-2017 Alternative Spring Break trip.

PNC WorkPlace Banking - September 13th

Visit with PNC Bank on Tuesday, September 13th from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM in the lobby of UCOM. There is a $200 sign up offer for new PNC customers!

Intramural Sports Fall 2016

Intramural sign ups are still open!

Outdoor Adventure Sponsored by Programming Board

Join Programming Board on Thursday, September 15, as we host an Outdoor Adventure on the Greenway at 5:30 p.m. !

Volunteers Needed for American Red Cross- Smoke Alarm Installation

The Civic Engagement Office is looking for volunteers to work with the American Red Cross to install smoke alarms in homes.

Psi Chi Now Accepting Applications!

The Wilkes chapter of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, is now accepting applications!

Alternative Spring Break Application

Applications are now available electronically for the upcoming 201​6-2017​ Alternative Spring Break trips.

Watch Commencement Live Online

If you are unable to attend the summer commencement ceremony on Sunday, September 11, attend virtually!

Constitution Day

This year, Wilkes University is celebrating "Constitution Day" on Thursday, September 15 at 11:00 am with Pennsylvania Superior Court Judge Correale Stevens presenting, "I Didn't Know They Were Drugs."

Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge Update - Wilkes is in 3rd Place

Wilkes University is currently in 3rd place for the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge and we're looking for more people to sign up!

REMINDER: Sign Up for Wilkes Alerts!

REMINDER: Sign Up for Wilkes Alerts!

Events Commemorating the 15th Anniversary of 9/11

This Sunday, September 11, will mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedies that claimed the lives of 2977 victims. To commemorate this special anniversary, Wilkes University has organized several events to honor the victims and contemplate the deep influence 9/11 has had on all aspects of American life and culture.

Homecoming 2016 Student Events

See the attached flyer for the list of student events planned for Homecoming!

IRHC Hosting Human Foosball on September 9th

Join IRHC for Human Foosball on the Greenway!

Buddhist Meditation Sessions to Begin Tuesday, September 13th

Anyone interested in practicing some Buddhist meditation in the style taught by Vietnamese Buddhist Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is invited to come to the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) on Tuesday, September 13th.

KDP Childhood Cancer Fundraiser

Join Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), the Education Honor Society as we raise money for the ThinkBIG Organization throughout the month of September.

School of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony

Please join the Class of 2020 of the School of Pharmacy as they take their Oath of a Pharmacist.

Wilkes University Air Force ROTC (AFROTC) Program Open House - September 22nd

Wilkes University Air Force ROTC (AFROTC) program will be hosting an Open House on Sept 22nd, 4:00 - 6:00PM in UCOM 126/127. Please RSVP by September 20th.

Cheerleading Tryouts on September 10th and 11th

Cheerleading tryouts are open to all current Wilkes University students.

Wilkes University Blood Drive - September 20th

Appointments are filling up fast, reserve your time today! Please share the gift of life.

Watch Commencement Live Online

If you are unable to attend the Summer Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, September 11, attend virtually!

Intensive English Program - Conversation Partner Program

This program provides the opportunity to learn about another culture and to help an international student learn about the American culture and to practice their English.

Register to Vote at Club Day

We will have voter registration information and forms at Club Day, this Thursday, September 8, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on the Greenway.

Flute Ensemble Has Openings for Flutists!

Wilkes University Flute Ensemble resumes rehearsals on Monday, 9/12/16 from 5:00 pm-6:30 pm in Darte 218.

Phishing/Spam Email Alert

It has come to our attention that a phishing scam email has been sent to several Wilkes email accounts. The email has the subject "Verify Your Identity". This email is NOT from the ITS department and should be deleted immediately.

SAVE THE DATE! The Annual Kirby Lecture Series to be held, October 5th, 2016!

Lt. Col. Allen B. West - Former Congressman and Executive Director of the National Center for Policy Analysis will be the featured speaker.

Fall Internship Registration

Please visit the Co-op Education/Internship Office, 2nd floor Henry Student Center on Wednesday, 9/7, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm for Fall Internship Registration.

STD/STI Testing

Free on-campus gonorrhea and chlamydia testing September 8th.

Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT) Information

Registration opens September 9th for fall testing dates.

Ralston Field Parking Lot

To accommodate those attending our Friday night football game, the Department of Public Safety is requesting that all students parking at the Ralston Field Lot relocate their cars to parking lots on the main campus this Friday, September 2nd, starting 12:00 p.m.

REMINDER - Off-campus Student Meeting

The off-campus student meeting will take place today at 12:30 pm in SLC 101.

Fall Internship information- Registration and Meeting Dates

Please visit the Co-op Education/Internship Office, 2nd floor Henry Student Center on Wednesday, 8/31 or Thursday, 9/1 between 10 am - 1 pm for Fall Internship Registration.

Campus Counseling After-Hours Support Line

Campus Counselors, Melissa Gaudio and Susan Biskup are pleased to announce the addition of an after- hours counseling support line for Wilkes University students.

CLUB DAY!!

Club Day will be taking place on Thursday, September 8th from 11 am to 1 pm on the Greenway! (Rain location - Marts Gym)

​Pre- Game Rally Hosted By IRHC

Join IRHC Friday, September 2 at 4:30 pm on the Greenway for a Pre-Game Rally.

Cheerleading Interest Meeting

Anyone interested in being a part of the Cheerleading club can attend an interest meeting on Thursday, September 1, at 3 pm in Marts, Room 214.

ARK Blessing Bags

Acts of Random Kindness (ARK) will be once again implementing the blessing bags for those on campus as well as our local community.

Fall Internship Information- Registration and Meeting Dates

Please visit the Co-op Education/Internship Office, 2nd floor, Henry Student Center on Wednesday, 8/31 or Thursday, 9/1 between 10:00 am - 1:00 pm for Fall Internship Registration.

Warning from City Officials Regarding Rabies

City officials have announced that a skunk has tested positive for rabies in the Miners Mills section of the city. The city health department has warned that rabid skunks pose a threat to humans and other animals.

Sordoni Art Gallery Exhibition, "Persistence: The Continuing Influence of Classical Myths" Opens August 30th

Wilkes University's Sordoni Art Gallery will feature an exhibition, "Persistence: The Continuing Influence of Classical Myths," from August 30 to October 12, 2016. An opening reception will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on August 31.

Intramural Sports Fall 2016

Intramural sports are just a few weeks away from starting up. We will be using a new website (ImLeagues) to handle Intramural sign ups and schedules. Please use the link in this message to sign up.

Campus Dining Hours & Info

Listed are locations of on-campus dining and hours of operation for the Fall semester.

Dining Welcome Back Event Tuesday

Join us on the Greenway on Tuesday, August 30th for free samples from popular food vendors.

Creative Writing Program - Revise This! Now Available

The latest version of the Wilkes Graduate Creative Writing Program's Revise This! is now available for review on the Wilkes website.

ON BEHALF OF THE FACILITIES DEPT.: Energy Curtailment Alert for Monday, August 29

Wilkes participates in Direct Energy's curtailment program which helps to manage the demand for electricity during peak periods when temperatures are highest. Monday, August 29, has been identified as a possible peak period day.

Wilkes University Theatre Auditions - August 30th & 31st

Wilkes University Theatre will hold auditions for the upcoming classic comedy "The Playboy of the Western World" and the musical "Little Shop of Horrors".

ONLY - NEW 2 Year AFROTC Program for College Juniors & Seniors

Due to the shortage of USAF officers over the next 2 years, the AFROTC program is offering at 2-year program for junior and senior college students.

Student Government Petitions go Out the First Day of School!

Student Government fall election petitions will be available the first day of school, August 29th.

Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge

Wilkes is challenging 90 other colleges and universities across the USA for the title of Most Outdoorsy School in America and we need your help to WIN!!!!

Wilkes Creative Writing Community Workshops

Wilkes Creative Writing Community Workshops will be taking place on Wilkes' campus during the fall.

Trump Event This Saturday

Join Wilkes College Republicans this Saturday for a Donald Trump Day of Action.

Homecoming Golf Tournament

All are welcome to participate in the George Ralston Golf Classic at Homecoming 2016!

Water Turned Off in Henry Student Center on Aug. 16

The water service will be turned off from 6 to 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16 for maintenance in the building.

SIGN UP FOR CLUB DAY 2016!

Club Day is being held on Thursday, September 8th from 11 am to 1 pm on the Greenway! (Rain location of the Marts Gym).

Air Force ROTC New Website

The Wilkes University Air Force ROTC (AFROTC) program has a new website!

Convocation 2016 Invitation

This year's convocation will take place on Wednesday, August 24.

REGISTER TODAY FOR YOUR SUMMER INTERNSHIP

Sharon Castano will be registering anyone who has a summer internship in her office, 2nd floor Henry Student Center today 4/21 from 10 am -1pm Please bring the Internship job description and your WIN number to get the proper paperwork to schedule the summer class.

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Parking Lot Closures

The Passan, Marts and Blasi Lots will be closed Monday August 8th and Tuesday August 9th for maintenance and re-striping.

Salaried Attendance Reports

Salaried Attendance Reports are due today.

New Assistant Registrar

Ellen Lohr has been promoted to Assistant Registrar of the University as of this date.

Wilkes In The News

Wilkes's Women Empowered by Science (WEBS) Camp made news this week, with coverage on television and in print.

Birds of Prey/Wildlife Rescue

Close Encounters with Birds of Prey presentation Friday, July 29, 2016 12:45PM SLC101 Using 5 live raptors, the Delaware Valley Raptor Center will introduce you to the world of raptors (owls, kestrels, falcons, hawks, and eagles).

UCOM Garage Closing

UCOM Parking Garage Cleaning and Maintenance The UCOM Parking Garage will be closed starting Friday, July 29, 2016, at 5:00 pm, for cleaning and maintenance, and will re-open on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at 5:00 pm.

Pennsylvania Writers Conference

We invite all members of the Wilkes community to the Pennsylvania Writers Conference, to be held on the Wilkes campus Friday night and all day Saturday (August 5-6).

Stark Renovation Open Meeting

On Tuesday morning, July 26, 2016, from 11 am to noon, all faculty and staff members will have the opportunity to participate in a presentation outlining the plans for the Stark renovation project.

Employee Update

An acknowledgement of employees leaving and entering the University.

Creative Writing Program - Revise This!

The latest version of the Wilkes Graduate Creative Writing Program's Revise This! is now available for review on the Wilkes website.

July Open House Thank You

On Behalf of the Undergraduate Admissions Office, we would like to thank everyone for their help and support with our July 15th Open House.

Henry Student Passenger Elevator

Thursday July 21st Schindler Elevator Co. will be upgrading the passenger in the Henry Student Center from 8am to 4pm.

Compressor Replacement

Lanes Crane with be setting up their Crane in the loading dock and driveway area behind the Henry Student Center to lift several compressors on the roof , to make needed repairs for the HVAC systems.

Pokémon Go Safety Reminder

You can be the very best at safety while you catch 'em all.

Badminton Club Practice

Wilkes University Badminton Club will be having practice everyday at 6:30 p.m. in Kirby Park.

Wilkes In the News

The SHINE Camp held at Wilkes on July 13 and 14 made big news in local media. It was a front-page story on Thursday, July 14 in the Times Leader.

Energy Curtailment Alert

Wilkes participates in Direct Energy's curtailment program which helps to manage the demand for electricity during peak periods when temperatures are highest. Thursday, July 14 and Friday, July 15 have been identified as possible peak period days.

Women Empowered By Science Camp Performance

Please come and support the students at WEBS camp in their performance of "You Be The Doctor."

Pennsylvania Writers Conference

The Graduate Creative Writing Program at Wilkes University invites all faculty and staff to attend the 2016 Pennsylvania Writers Conference, to be held on campus Friday and Saturday, August 5 and 6.

Congratulations to the USAC Quarterly Award Recipient!

Maria Bianco was recently selected as the recipient of the USAC Quarterly 'Caught Being Colonel' Award.

Wilkes University Summer Academies Set to Begin on July 18th

Registrations for The Reading Academy and The Arts Academy, for children entering Pre-Kindergarten through grade six, are now closed. The summer programs, sponsored by the Education Department, are set to begin on Monday, July 18th, on the second floor of Breiseth Hall.

Cafeteria Notice - Friday, July 15, 2016

Due to our Admissions Open House this Friday, July15th, there will be a large number of prospective students and their families dining in the Cafeteria from 11:30 am until 1:30 pm.

Memorial Celebration for Kenneth Broadt on Saturday, July 16, 2016

Many in the Wilkes Community may be aware that former colleague and Professor Emeritus, Kenneth Broadt, passed away January 23, 2016 while vacationing in Destin Florida.

Fitness Center Hours of Operation Week of July 4th

The Fitness Center will be open the following hours for the week of July 4th.

Wilkes In The News

Panamanian teachers participating in the MEDUCA-Bilingual Panama program at Wilkes were featured in a story in the Times Leader about their visit to Kistler Elementary School in Wilkes-Barre.

A Message From the Commander

As we prepare to celebrate Independence Day, I am reminded of the core characteristics that are common among all Americans: strength, courage, tenacity and pride.

Student Work Opportunity With SHINE

The Luzerne County SHINE After-School Program will expose you to the most innovative strategies in STEAM (Science, Technology, Education, Arts and Mathematics) and the skills needed to be more competitive in the current job market.

Wilkes In The News

When it comes to making news, Wilkes doesn't sleep in the summer.

Seeking Volunteers - Friday, July15th Open House

Due to an increase in our registration numbers and a shortage of student ambassadors on campus during the summer, our Undergraduate Admissions office is seeking morning volunteers for our Friday, July 15th Open House

Fitness Center Hours for Thursday June 23rd

Fitness Center Hours for Thursday June 23rd

Dr. Justin Matus elected to Board of Commissioners by The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Dr. Justin Matus, Associate Dean of the Sidhu School of Business & Leadership, Wilkes University, was recently elected to the Board of Commissioners by the membership of the The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) at its annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

BOOK SALE!

The 40th Annual Book Sale (Rain or Shine), run by the Friends of the Osterhout Free Library will be held from June 18-25.

Farewell Party

Please join us on Wednesday, June 22nd at 3:00 p.m. in the Henry Student Center, Miller Conference Room to wish a fond farewell to Assistant Registrar, Rachel Duda.

First Year Student Orientation Reminder

This summer First Year Student Orientation will be held on June 26th -27th and July 10th-11th .

Panamanian Cultural Day

Thursday, June 16, 2016, Wilkes will observe Panamanian Cultural Day on campus with activities and demonstrations of Panamanian history and culture.

Milestone Years of Service

Congratulations to the following employees celebrating a milestone year of service at Wilkes University in the month of June!

Birthday Card Collection

Officer Tori Harrison will be collecting birthday cards and Wilkes swag to send to the autistic teen left alone on her birthday last year..

Moment of Remembrance

Show support for victims in Orlando

USAC Quarterly Caught Being Colonel Award Deadline

The Quarterly "Caught Being Colonel" Award program is designed to recognize staff who exceedingly contribute to University/Departmental initiatives or special projects.

Replacement of Electrical Transformer on South Main Street

Replacement of an electrical transformer on South Main Street has been rescheduled for next week - June 13 through 18.

Fitness Center Hours for Friday June 10th

The fitness center hours will be altered.

Pharmacy Faculty Seeking Student Research Subjects

Dr. Scott Bolesta, Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice, is seeking students to participate in a healthy volunteer study investigating certain parameters pertaining to how Vitamin C behaves in the human body.

Employee Update

Employees leaving and entering the Wilkes community.

Fitness Center Hours change for Friday June 3rd

Friday June 3rd. 10am - 1pm

An Important Message from Pennsylvania American Water

Pennsylvania American Water crews will be making improvements to our system on Wednesday June 1, in your area, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

WVIA Family Day at Montage Mountain Water Park

WVIA's Family Day at Montage Mountain Water Park is Wednesday, June 15.

Salaried Attendance Report

All Salaried Attendance Reports are due today.

Volunteer Opportunity

The Friends of the Osterhout Free Library are holding their 40th annual book sale which is open to the public.

Ballet Northeast Spring Production

Ballet Northeast's Spring ballet is scheduled for Saturday June 4 at 7:30 pm on the main stage of the Darte Center for the Performing Arts.

Juniors and Seniors Looking for a Fall internship

The Family Business Alliance is seeking three Fall interns from any business related major.

Meditation at 4:45 p.m. Today

Our usual Wednesday session of sitting and walking meditation will be held from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. today.

First Year Student Orientation

This summer First Year Student Orientation will be held on June 26th-27th and July 10th-11th.

Guest Password Change

Dear Colleagues and Students: Information Technology Services will be changing the Guest.wilkes.edu wireless network password on June 1st, 2016. The password will be posted to the MyWilkes portal on the IT Help page. Please contact the Help Desk at 570-408-4357 or 1-866-264-1462 if you have any questions. Updates will be posted in the Urgent Campus Announcements channel on your MyWilkes portal. Thank You IT Staff

Summer Academies at Wilkes for Children

The Education Department in the School of Education at Wilkes University is pleased to announce that The Reading Academy and The Arts Academy for children will be offered on campus in Breiseth Hall from July 18-28, 2016, Monday through Thursday of each week. These innovative and exciting academic academies are offered to children going into PreK through grade five and are tuition-free for children of Wilkes University faculty and staff. The Reading Academy will take place from 9:00 -11:30 A.M. and The Arts Academy will be offered from 12:00 - 2:30 P.M. Children who stay for both sessions bring their lunches. Contact Dr. Diane Polachek, Chairperson of the Education Department, at diane.polachek@wilkes.edu for registration and required Wilkes University forms for the academies. Please note that the deadline for registration is June 9, 2016.

Changes to Fitness Center Hours

Fitness Center Hours Day Date Hours Thurs - Mon. May 26th - 30th Closed New Summer Hours will start on Tuesday May 31st Day Hours Mon. - Thurs. 10am - 6pm Friday 10am - 3pm Saturday Closed Sunday Closed Thank you any questions or problems please contact me at x-4026.

Are You a Woman Who Loves Shoes?

Hello! If you are a women who loves shoes (like I do) I know you have an extra pair of basic pumps or flats in the back of your closet. Maybe the toe has a scuff or a heel is chewed up. That pair of shoes may no longer be your first choice to wear to a social event or to work, but it may be the only pair of shoes for a homeless woman to wear at a job interview. Please support Ruth's Place shelter for battered and homeless women by donating your black, tan or nude closed toe pumps or flats to Flourish, a program helping women in need. How can you help? Bring items listed in this post to campus on the second Friday of each month. Email or call me (Dr. Sara Moore) by the second Wednesday of that week to arrange pick-up. Flourish members will come to you to collect the donations - It's super easy! Flourish is also accepting belts, costume/fashion jewelry and hand bags. Various colors and sizes are needed. Tax deduction receipts can be obtained. Arrange a pick-up: Leave a message with your campus location and preferred pick up time: 570.408.4484 or email: Sara.moore@wilkes.edu Learn more about Flourish: Facebook: www.facebook.com/flourishwilkesbarre Web: http://www.flourishwilkesbarre.org

Additional Wilkes Emergency Management Seminars

Due to popular demand, the Department of Public Safety and Office of Risk and Compliance Management will be offering two additional session 1 training classes (Emergency Management 101) next week.

Meditation at 4:45 p.m. Today

Our usual Wednesday session of sitting and walking meditation will be held from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. today.

USAC Quarterly E-Newsletter: Content Suggestions

The USAC committee is preparing content for the next issue of the USAC e-newsletter, which will be sent in June.

D2L/LIVE upgrade/outage

Wilkes University's learning management system, D2L (LIVE), is scheduled for an upgrade on Tuesday, May 17, 2016. During this upgrade, D2L (LIVE) will be unavailable to all users from roughly 8 AM to 4 PM. All other university systems will be accessible as usual. If you are taking a course during this time frame, please plan to access your course materials either before or after the 8 AM - 4 PM window. Remember, you can always download your course materials to the Binder app in advance, so you still have access to them during the outage. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. The eLearning staff

NEW Summer Hours Bursar's Office

Beginning on Monday, May 23, 2016 and for the summer months, the Cashier's window in the Bursar's Office (32 W South Street) will close daily at 3 pm. Thank you.

Congratulations to Our Raffle Winner - Caught Being Colonel!

Jeffrey Prescott, a library technician at the Farley Library, was randomly chosen as the winner of a $30 Home Depot gift card! Congratulations to you, Jeffrey! Twenty Wilkes employees were caught being Colonel and redeemed their Colonel card in the month of April at our campus food service locations. Everyone who redeemed their Colonel card in the month of April was eligible for this month's raffle drawing. Another drawing for the month of May will be held in early June. For more information on the new recognition programs or to nominate someone for the quarterly award, click here: http://wilkes.edu/recognition.

FINAL GRADES FOR SPRING SEMESTER AVAILABLE

Final grades for the Spring 2016 semester are now available to view on-line via the MY Wilkes portal.

Salaried Attendance Reports

Salaried Attendance Reports are due in the payroll department today.

Summer Dining Hours

Henry's Monday - Friday Breakfast: 7am-8am Lunch: 11:30am-12:30pm Dinner: 4:30pm-5:30pm Starbucks @ Gambini's Monday - Friday: 7am - 2pm Weekend: 8am - 1:30pm

Faculty Kudos

Professor Dr. Vijay K. Arora, a professor of Electrical Engineering and UTM Distinguished Visiting Professor has been given an offer of Honorary Professorship at Amity University in India.

LIVE System Upgrade Reminder

D2L/LIVE will be unavailable Tuesday, May 17th, beginning at 8am until approximately 4pm EST for a scheduled upgrade to version 10.6.

Sordoni Director

I am happy to announce that Heather Sincavage has accepted our offer to become the new Director of the Sordoni Art Gallery and Assistant Professor of Art.

Thesis Defense

One Bioengineering Student will present ant defend her thesis on Friday, May 13, 2016, from 12 noon to 1:00 PM in CSC 102.

Open Position - New Graduates Encouraged to Apply

Open AmeriCorps*VISTA position at Wilkes University working with Veterans and Military Families.

Meditation Today

Our usual Wednesday session of sitting and walking meditation will be held from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. today.

D2L/LIVE Upgrade/Outage

Wilkes University's learning management system, D2L (LIVE), is scheduled for an upgrade on May 17, 2016. During this upgrade, D2L (LIVE) will be inaccessible to all users from roughly 8 AM to 4 PM.

Dining Semester Closing Hours

Dining Semester Closing Hours

Watch Commencement Live Online

If you are unable to attend Wilkes' 69th Annual Spring Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 21, attend virtually! Join us for this momentous occasion as we live stream the ceremony online. Just visit www.wilkes.edu/GraduationLive on your computer, tablet or smartphone. The entire campus community is encouraged to share this information with friends and family who cannot be at the event. Please note that there are two start times: · Graduate ceremony begins at 10 a.m. · Bachelor's degree ceremony begins at 3 p.m. Live stream will be made available 15 mins. prior to each ceremony.

Shuttle Service to End

Our campus shuttle service to Ralston field will end for this semester Wednesday evening May 11th at 6pm. Anyone vehicles (with Ralston permits)remaining at the Ralston Field lot after that date can park in any of our designated campus parking lots. The shuttle staff wants to take this time to wish everyone a safe and happy summer

Graduating Students - Baccalaureate Service

The Office of Campus Interfaith is planning the Baccalaureate Service to take place during the Graduation exercises, and is seeking graduating students who would be interested in participating. The service will take place on Friday, May 20th at 6:45pm in the Darte Center There are both speaking and non-speaking roles: -students are invited to share a prayer, scripture verse, or saying from their faith tradition or Culture; or share a poem or words of inspiration that has meaning to them. -Ushers, program distributors If you are interested in participate, please contact Caitlin Czeh, caitlin.czeh@wilkes.edu

Thank You From the Passan School of Nursing

The Passan School of Nursing would like to extend a big THANK YOU to the students, staff, and local community members who donated blood on April 18th. The blood drive yielded 63 units of blood, making this blood drive the largest number of donations from a single college/university drive, than any other event this year in the 5 surrounding counties. Keeping in mind that each single unit of blood supports three patients, the Passan School of Nursing blood drive was instrumental in collecting enough blood to support 189 lives within our local community!!! Thank you to everyone who volunteered their time helping to make this service to our local community a huge success!

Employee Update

New: Robert Canavan Residence Hall Security Officer, Public Safety Rebekah Brubaker Student Admissions Counselor, Mesa Casey Fox Weekend Custodial, Facilities Kelly Allen Director, Enrollment, Mesa Carol Nicholas Director, Luzerne County SHINE Program Megan Youmans (June 1) Assistant Professor, Chemistry Tyisha Williams (June 1) Assistant Professor, Biology Departures taking place the month of May: Christine Koerber Robert Gardner Dana Burnside Samuel Ferrara Romulo Gayoso Matthew Sowcik Ashlilyn Steblinski Melissa Jordan

Two MS Thesis Defenses on Wed., May 11

Mr. Bryant Morocho will defend his MS thesis on Wednesday May 11 at 11 AM in SLC380. The title of his thesis is "Studying the function of Arabidopsis thaliana noncoding RNA mutant SALK_121071. " Mr. Morocho is a candidate for the MS in Bioengineering program in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Physics. Ms. Teresa Wasiluk will defend her MS thesis on Wednesday May 11 at 1 PM in CSC102. The title of her thesis is " Creating transgenic organisms for the Phytoremediation of Atrazine " Ms. Wasiluk is a candidate for the MS in Bioengineering program in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Physics.

Wilkes University Co-Ed Summer Basketball Camp

Wilkes University will be hosting a co-ed basketball camp this summer! The camp will start June 27th and go until June 30th. Please refer to the link below for more information: http://www.gowilkesu.com/custompages/men's%20basketball/2015-16/mbball_camp.pdf Also feel free to email Stefan Thompson for any questions: stefan.thompson@wilkes.edu

Wilkes Creative Writing Community Workshops

Creative Writing Workshops

Henry's Steak Night

Henry's Customer Appreciation Steak Night will be Tuesday, May 10th! Check out other customer favorites on our menu all week long!

VRC Geraniums

We have 18 red geraniums remaining. The geranium sale benefits the work of the Victims Resource Center. Those interested should contact Megan Valkenburg in the civic engagement office via email- megan.boone@wilkes.edu. or phone X5905.

Fitness Center Finals and Summer Hours

Please post the following hours for the Fitness Center during finals and for the summer. If there are any questions or problems please let me know at x-4026. Finals Hours Day Date Hours Tues. - Fri. 5/10 - 5/13 9am - 6pm Sat. & Sun. 5/14 & 5/15 Closed Summer Hours (Starting Monday 5/16/2016) Day Hours Mon. - Fri. 10am - 6pm Sat. & Sun. Closed

Starbucks Open Late For Finals!

Starbucks will be open until 9 pm Monday, 5/9 through Thursday, 5/12 for finals week.

PCAT Reminder for Pre-Pharmacy and Parallel Students

Both guaranteed seat and students interested in applying to the School of Pharmacy next year are reminded that the January PCAT Exam is not accepted. The PCAT must be taken in the summer or fall. For further information on dates and registration please see http://pcatweb.info/

Nominations for the Quarterly Colonel Award Being Accepted Now

Have you nominated an outstanding Colonel colleague yet? The Quarterly "Caught Being Colonel" Award program is designed to recognize staff whose special contributions to University/Departmental initiatives or special projects significantly impact cost savings, expense reduction, student-centered improvements, productivity/efficiency, customer service, innovation, etc. Recognize your Colonel colleague today and reward their hard work and dedication to Wilkes University. Nominations are being accepted until June 15, 2016 for this quarter's award. Learn more and nominate here: http://wilkes.edu/recognition.

Faculty Commencement/Senior Week Information

Listed below is information related to our Commencement activities. Please be in touch with Paul Adams (ext 4114) or the Office of Student Affairs (ext 4100) if you have any questions. Senior Picnic - Monday, May 16 The annual picnic for graduating seniors will be held from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM at the Fenner Quadrangle. The picnic will be held rain or shine. Champagne Brunch for Seniors and Faculty - Wednesday, May 18 The annual champagne brunch for graduates and the Faculty will be held from 10:30 AM until 12:30 PM at the Henry Student Center Ballroom. Academic Awards Ceremony - Friday, May 20 Our annual academic awards ceremony will be held from 3:00 PM until 4:30 PM at the Darling Theater at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts. President's Reception for Graduate and Families - Friday, May 20 The President's Reception will be held on Friday from 4:30 PM until 6:30 PM at Weckesser Hall. Baccalaureate Service - Friday, May 20 The Baccalaureate Service will begin at 6:45 PM at the Darling Theater of the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts. 69th Annual Spring Commencement - Saturday, May 21 at 10:00 AM (Graduate/Professional) and 3:00 PM (Bachelors) Faculty may participate in one or both of the ceremonies. Faculty participating in the Graduate ceremony (10:00 AM) should arrive at the Marts Center by 9:15 AM to prepare for Commencement. The Faculty will robe and form the line of march in the Multipurpose Room in the lower level of the Marts Center. Faculty participating in the afternoon ceremony (3:00 PM) should arrive at the Marts Center by 2:15 PM to prepare for Commencement. The Faculty will robe and form the line of march in the Multipurpose Room in the lower level of the Marts Center. If you ordered a cap and gown, you are able to pick it up from the Office of Student Affairs in Passan Hall. Any gowns not picked up by Friday at noon will be taken to the Marts Center on Saturday morning. Tom Thomas and Katy Betnar will do the line up of the Faculty. You are reminded that there will be no place to store valuables during the ceremony. Rented gowns can be deposited in the boxes provided in the Multipurpose Room. Otherwise, gowns need to be returned to Student Affairs by the end of the day on Wednesday, May 25.

Last Sunday Services of the Semester

The Final Sunday services for the semester will take place this Sunday.

Save The Date: Day of Caring

Save The Date: Day of Caring

English Department Senior Capstone Presentations

All are welcome to the English Department Senior Capstone Presentations - Monday, May 9 and Tuesday, May 10 at 1:00 p.m. in the Kirby Hall Salon.

Milestone Years of Service

Milestone Years of Service Congratulations!

Special Olympics Fun Event Volunteers Needed

Special Olympics of Luzerne County is holding a fun event in the UCOM on Saturday, May 7th at 4:30.

Extra VRC Geraniums for Sale!

We have a limited number of extra red geraniums for sale to benefit the Victims Resource Center.

D2L/LIVE Upgrade and Outage

Wilkes Campus Community - faculty, staff and students From: eLearning office RE: Important D2L (LIVE) Announcement The eLearning office would like to inform the campus of a coming upgrade to the Wilkes University learning management system, D2L (LIVE), that is scheduled for May 17, 2016.

Meditation Today

Our usual Wednesday session of sitting and walking meditation will commence as at 4:45 p.m. today (finishing at 5:30 p.m.)

Salaried Attendance Report

Reminder: All Salaried Attendance Reports are due today. Thank you.

Creative Writing Program - Revise This!

The latest version of the Wilkes Graduate Creative Writing Program's Revise This! is now available for review on the Wilkes website. http://www.wilkes.edu/revisethis Recent accomplishments of our alumni, faculty, and current students is featured here.

Penguins Game - Free Tickets

Student Development has FREE tickets to two WBS Penguins games! The Pens have made it to round 2 of the Calder Cup Playoffs and we have tickets for the following games: Saturday, May 7th at 7PM Monday, May 9th at 7PM Both are home games at the Mohegan Sun Arena and are against the Hershey Bears! The tickets are now open to students, faculty and staff! If you would like a ticket, please come to the SUB Info Desk and pick it up! They will be given out on a first come, first served basis! If you have any questions, please contact Réka Shayka at 570-408-4111 or reka.shayka@wilkes.edu!

Vigil Mass for Ascension

There will be a Vigil Mass for the Feast of Ascension on Wednesday, May 4th, at 5pm, in the Savitz Lounge. Questions? Please contact caitlin.czeh@wilkes.edu

Bake Sale TODAY in SLC Lobby

Stop by SLC today, Tuesday May 3rd, from 11-1 to purchase delicious desserts to support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention through the Out of the Darkness Overnight Walk. Mental health and suicide awareness ribbon pins will also be available for $1 each. Thank you! Contact Ashley.robold@wilkes.edu with questions or if you'd like to make a donation.

Correction: 2017 University Family Campaign Kick-off Brunch this Friday!

Don't miss out on the 2017 University Family Campaign Wilkes Today - For Release Monday May 2nd - Friday May 6th. University Family Campaign Kick-off Brunch this Friday! The University Family Campaign helps Wilkes students in countless ways each year including student scholarships, mentoring programs, Alternative Spring Break, student clubs and organizations, and much more. Join your fellow colleagues in making a gift of any size to the campaign. The campaign kick-off Brunch is this Friday, May 6th from 11:30 am - 1 pm in the Henry Student Center Ballroom. All employees are welcome! Make a gift of any size and receive lunch, a special Wilkes gift, and a chance to win great prizes like free parking for a semester or a 25-block meal plan to use at your favorite lunch spots on campus!

Bernie's Memorial Run

The 33rd annual Bernie's Memorial 3 mile run/walk will be held Monday, July 4th starting at 8:30am. Please see attached flyer for registration information.

Summer Internship meeting Thursday 5/5

If you have a summer internship then you must attend a meeting on 5/5 at 11 a.m. to get your syllabus and assignments for your internship.

Year End Processing Requirements

Wilkes University's fiscal year ends on May 31. Please see attached from the controller's office.

VISTA Position Open

Not sure what to do after graduation? Job offers requiring experience? The Office of Civic Engagement may be able to help! In conjunction with the PA State Office of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and Pennsylvania Campus Compact (PACC), Wilkes University is pleased to announce the following 2016-2017 PACC*VISTA opportunity. With the main goal of eradicating poverty and building long-term capacity for communities, PACC*VISTA members serve across Pennsylvania at institutions of higher education and respective community partners. This individual will be working through the Office of Civic Engagement and coordinating the Veteran Center of Excellence at Wilkes University. Interested in Applying? 2016-2017 PACC*VISTA term of service:
 July 25, 2016 - July 24, 2017 which includes a mandatory Pre-Service Orientation led by PACC and CNCS beginning on July 18, 2016. To apply for a PACC*VISTA position, click here: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/publicRequestSearch.do and search for "PACC" under "Program Name" and apply for Wilkes University! 2016-17 PACC*VISTA benefits include: Annual living allowance of $11,676 or $12,312 End of Service Award - Education Award of $5,775 or Cash Stipend of $1,500 - with successful completion of service term Healthcare Allowance to AmeriCorps*VISTA members who maintain health insurance. Member must be covered by health insurance that meets Affordable Care Act requirements or will be subject to a fee. Relocation support and child care benefits, if eligible Professional development and support from PA Campus Compact (3 overnight retreats, regular conference calls and emails, site visits, and regional meetings) Additional resources may be provided by specific institution or project such as housing, meal plan, transportation pass, and tuition remission on a class within the institution

Bacchus Event

Bacchus Event on May 5 from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. in SUB Lounge

Wilkes Family Members Presenting Diplomas

To: Members of the Faculty, Staff, and Administration From: Paul S. Adams Vice President, Student Affairs Date: April 29, 2016 Re: Commencement It has become tradition at the University for the President to invite members of the staff, faculty, and administration to present the diploma to a family member during the Commencement ceremony. Any family member of a May 2016 graduate is invited to present the diploma to their graduate. If you are anticipating the graduation of a family member at the May 21 Commencement and wish to participate by presenting the diploma, please notify me by May 9. Please include your graduates name and degree to your reply. Please email Judi Wienckoski at judith.wienckoski@wilkes.edu. I will forward the appropriate instructions prior to Commencement day. Thank you.

2017 University Family Campaign Kick-off Brunch

Don't miss out on the 2017 University Family Campaign Kick-off Brunch! If you weren't able to make it to the University Family Campaign kick-off you can still make a gift to the 2016 University Family Campaign and receive a special gift! The University Family Campaign helps Wilkes students in countless ways each year including student scholarships, mentoring programs, Alternative Spring Break, student clubs and organizations, and much more. Join your fellow colleagues in making a gift to the campaign. Make a gift of any size and receive your choice of a Wilkes alumni house collectible or a Wilkes business card holder. You can make a gift by payroll-deduction, cash, check, or credit. If you would like more information on giving to the University Family Campaign or would like to download a donation form please visit www.wilkes.edu/UFCampaign or contact Lauren Pluskey, Director of Annual Giving, at 570-408-4331 or Lauren.Pluskey@wilkes.edu .

IMAD Senior Capstone Presentations

The campus community is invited to view Integrative Media and Art senior capstone presentations May 5, 2016 from 4:30-8:30 p.m.

Pharmacy Tech/Internship Position Available

Sheeleys Drug Store in Scranton is looking to a hire a new intern. They must be able to work over the summer and throughout the school year.

Register Tuesday for Your Summer Internship

Sharon Castano will be registering anyone who has a summer internship in her office, 2nd floor Henry Student Center on 5/3 from 11 a.m. -1 p.m.

STI Testing

Free and confidential STI testing.

Wilkes University Flute Ensemble In Concert!

Featuring music of Douglas DaSilva (Susquehanna Choro-World Premiere), Mercury (Bohemian Rhapsody), Rozman (Aqua), Strauss (Blue Danube), Foster (Beautiful Dreamer), Balleron (The Noisy Bird for Piccolo and Piano), Briccialdi (Quartet), Bach (Invention No. 1), and Daquin (Le Coucou).

Senior Engineering Projects

Join The Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Department Saturday April 30th for Senior Capstone Project Presentations.

Bake Sale for the American Foundation for Suicide

Please come out and support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention by purchasing baked goods and awareness ribbon pins!

Calendar Change Reminder

According to the University's Academic Calendar, Tuesday, May 3rd, is to follow a Thursday class schedule.

Police AcademyTraining

Police Academy training exercises will be taking place at the UCoM Parking Garage upper level on Wednesday, April 27, between 3:30pm and 11:00pm.

Feminine Hygiene Drive

The Women's and Gender Studies Department will be collecting feminine hygiene products as part of the Feminine Hygiene Drive to donate to Ruth's Place.

Final Exam Schedule Updates

Please check the Spring Semester Final Exam Schedule at (http://www.wilkes.edu/academics/office-of-the-registrar-recorder/calendar-schedules.aspx) for the most up-to-date version of the schedule. There have been a number of updates over the past few weeks.

Raise Awareness for Autism

Come join us April 27th from 8-9:30 PM on the greenway to help raise awareness for autism!!

No Meditation Session This Week

The meditation session for this week is cancelled, but we will meet next Wednesday, May 4th at 4:45 p.m. (our usual time). For more information, contact Dr. Linda Paul at linda.paul@wilkes.edu.

Last Chance to Order Your Wilkes Ring

Juniors and Seniors - Order Now

De-stress Fest

De-stress Fest

Last Day to Register for the Big Event

Sign up now

Spanish/English Coffee Hour

Chat over a cup of coffee

University Towers Exterior Brick Repair

Work to continue through summer

Variety Show Performers Wanted - Anything and Anyone Welcome

The Wilkes GSA is hosting a pride fest event on Tuesday, April 26th!

olunteer Drivers and Coordinators Needed for the American Cancer Society

An estimated 81,540 PA residents will learn they have cancer this year and getting to their scheduled treatment will be their greatest concern.

South Washington St. Traffic Advisory for April 22 - 26

Correction* There will be construction on South Washington Street in Wilkes-Barre.

Dr. Philip Simon Discusses Civic Band Concert Today on WVIA

Tune in at 11 a.m. today, April 21, to WVIA Radio

Student Government is Accepting Applications for Parliamentarian & Sergeant-At-Arms

Student Government is accepting interest in the appointed positions of Parliamentarian and Sergeant-At-Arms!

Wilkes University Student Recognized With Medal of the British Empire

Wilkes University Doctor of Education Student Recognized With Medal of the British Empire

Mad Hatter Tea Party

The Commuter Council's Mad Hatter Tea Party is Friday, April 22nd from 3-6 p.m. in the Henry Student Center Ballroom!

Wilkes University Choral Ensembles Present Shakespeare in Song

On Sunday, April 24, the Wilkes University Chorus and the Wilkes University Chamber Singers will present Shakespeare in Song at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Wilkes-Barre.

Bring Home a New Plant Friend!

Wilkes University Programming Board is hosting an Earth Day celebration by potting plants in the SUB concourse during club hours, 11-1pm.

Veteran Expo and Career Fair

On Thursday, May 12th, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on the second floor of the Henry Student Center.

Veteran Mock Interview and Dress for Sucess

The Veterans Center of Excellence Enactus will be providing Mock Interview and Dress for Success workshops.

Register Thursday for Your Summer Internship

Sharon Castano will be registering anyone who has a summer internship in her office, 2nd floor Henry Student Center tomorrow, 4/21 from 10 a.m. -1 p.m.

Announcing 16-17 PACC*VISTA Host Site Institutions & Abstracts

In conjunction with the PA State Office of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), Pennsylvania Campus Compact (PACC) is pleased to announce the following 2016-2017 PACC*VISTA opportunities.

WUPB Spring Concert Video

Check out this teaser for the spring concert! Made by Christine Walsh. Ticket sales are still going on in the SUB from 11-4 everyday until the show!" And could you please embed this video into the announcement page? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARK0ohub0kw

Red Cross & Wilkes University - Saving Lives Together!

Home Fire Campaign Smoke Alarm Installations Volunteers Needed! Assist the Red Cross in Saving Lives by installing smoke ​alarms! ​Date: Saturday, April 23, 2016 Time: 9:00 a.m. -- 3:00 p.m. Location: Red Cross, 165 Susquehanna Blvd., West Hazleton

Meditation Tomorrow

Sitting and walking meditation will commence as usual at 4:45 p.m. tomorrow (finishing at 5:30 p.m.) We meet in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall). All interested parties are welcome. No experience is necessary. If you have not attended before, please contact Dr. Linda Paul (linda.paul@wilkes.edu) for a copy of the written information about the practices so you'll understand what we do

Veteran Resume Review Breiseth Hall Room 108

These workshops will be provided by Enactus and AmeriCorps PACC*VISTA. This resume workshop will assist student and community veterans update their current resume for job placement. Members of Enactus will help you translate your military experience into civilian terms. Please bring a copy of your resume to this workshop. It will be held from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in Breiseth Hall Room 108 and again at 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. in the Miller Room in the Henry Student Center. If there are any questions contact Emily McGaha AmeriCorps PACC*VISTA at 570-408-3488 or emily.mcgaha@wilkes.edu

Planned Parenthood GYT

April is Get Yourself Tested Month - to learn more, visit the Planned Parenthood table today in the SUB from 11 til 1. We'll be handing out free condoms, dental dams and GYT swag!

Grace Kimball Lecture Series Presents:

Dr. W. John Kress Smithsonian Institution Stark Learning Center 101 8 p.m. • April 21 Topic: "Beyond the Tree of Life: Valuing Museum Collections in the Age of Biodiversity" Dr. Kress is Director for Science in the Grand Challenges Consortium at the Smithsonian and a distinguished scientist and curator with the Department of Botany at the National Museum of Natural History. He recently served as Interim Under Secretary for Science at the Smithsonian. He received his education at Harvard University (B. A., 1975) and Duke University (Ph. D., 1981) where he studied tropical biology, ethnobotany, evolution, pollination ecology, and plant systematics. Among his over 150 scientific and popular papers are his books Plant Conservation - A Natural History Approach (with Gary Krupnick), The Weeping Goldsmith, The Ornaments of Life - Coevolution and Conservation in the Tropics (with Theodore H. Fleming), and DNA Barcodes Methods and Protocols (with David Erickson). He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and has been an Adjunct Professor of Biology at George Washington University in Washington, DC, and Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, in Yunnan.

Salaried Attendance Reports

Reminder: All Salaried Attendance Reports are due today in the payroll office. Thank you. Susan Williams Payroll Coordinator

Celebrate Earth Day with BACCHUS!

BACCHUS will be celebrating Earth Day on Thursday, April 21st from 11-1 in the Henry Student Center Lobby. We will be handing out FREE reusable grocery bags so that you can help reduce, reuse, and recycle. Come learn more about how to be more earth friendly this earth day with us!

The Big Event

The Big Event will take place on Saturday, April 30th. Register now at wilkes.edu/BigEvent! Registration includes a free drawstring bag and shirt, along with breakfast and lunch on the day of the event. Registration will close Monday, April 25th. Questions? email katelyn.jimison@wilkes.edu

Unidentifiable packages in the Wilkes Mail Center

Faculty & Staff: There is a growing number of packages here at the Wilkes Mail Center without any identifying names, departments, phone numbers, or purchase order numbers on them. If you have ordered freight from the following companies, please contact us with the tracking number: Lifetouch KC Babolat Leviton MFG Autodesk Inc. Southwest Microwave York Industries Corning Inc. Stagestep LLC Worth LLC If these packages are still unclaimed by 05/02/2016, they will be returned to sender.

Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship's Second Annual Showcase

The Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship's Second Annual Showcase on April 14 received coverage in the Times-Leader http://timesleader.com/news/531585/wilkes-university-center-for-enterprise-showcases-successes

Frack It Or Leave It

Frack It or Leave It, the panel discussion hosted at Wilkes on April 14, received media coverage in The Times Leader http://timesleader.com/news/531601/panel-at-wilkes-university-discusses-frackings-pros-and-cons

Knoebels Tickets Available

WVIA's Family Day at Knoebels Amusement Resort is Saturday, May 14. Free passes (each pass is good for 2 adult admissions) for Wilkes faculty and staff are available on a first come, first served basis and are limited to one pass per employee. Please contact Kelly Miller in Human Resources at kelly.miller1@wilkes.edu.

English Department Spring Picnic

All English majors and minors are cordially welcome to attend the English Department Spring Picnic on Thursday, April 21 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. on the Kirby Hall lawn.

Division of Global Cultures Pizza party

All History, Spanish, and Philosophy majors and minors are invited to attend the Division of Global Cultures Pizza Party to celebrate the coming of Spring and the new History Honor Society inductees on Thursday, April 21 at 11:15 a.m. in Breiseth 110.

Kimball Lecture

Dr. W. John Kress of the Smithsonian Institution will give the Annual Grace Kimball Memorial Lecture this year.

Wilkes Emergency Management Seminars

The Department of Public Safety and Office of Risk and Compliance Management will be offering educational sessions on emergency management and personal protection over the next several months.

Downtown Wilkes-Barre Art Walk Tonight

The Third Friday Downtown Wilkes-Barre Art Walk kicks-off for the season tonight!

Sordoni Gallery Director Candidates

Finalists for the Director of the Sordoni Gallery will be on campus.

Dining Dollars Promotion!

Dining Dollars Promotion!

Tonight is the Roast N Toast

Just a reminder that the Embrace A Child account team is hosting a Roast N Toast of Your Prof or Coach on tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

Ascension Day Service

On Ascension Thursday, May 5, 2016, The Christian Communities Gathering of Northeastern Pennsylvania, will assemble for a Service of Praise and Prayer at the First Presbyterian Church at 97 S Franklin St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.

Invitation to Celebrate Passover

We have been invited by the Jewish Community to celebrate Passover with them.

PA Secretary of Aging to Speak at Temple Israel

This Saturday, Temple Israel is hosting Teresa Osborne, PA's Secretary of Aging as or speaker this Sabbath.

Veteran Expo and Career Fair

On Thursday, May 12th, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on the second floor of the Henry Student Center.

Parking Lot Closure

To accommodate a student fundraising event, The Department of Public Safety will be closing the Henry Student Center and Passan Lots at midnight on Sunday April 17, 2016 for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Car Show.

Wilkes ASME Car Show: Customs, Classics, and Cruisers

Wilkes ASME will be hosting the tenth anniversary of our annual car show on Sunday, April 17th in the parking lot behind the Henry Student Center.

Manuscript Society Presents: Found Poetry Night

On Monday, April 18, the Manuscript Society will hold Found Poetry Night at 6:00 PM in the Kirby Hall Salon. This event, open to the Wilkes community, will provide an opportunity to experiment with a new genre of literature and offer a chance to wind down and relax as we head into the final weeks of the semester.

2016-2017 Open House Faculty/Staff Presenter Request

Our Undergraduate Admissions office is requesting department representatives for all of our 2016-2017 Open House dates.

Poet Shelley Puhak Workshop and Reading

Poet Shelley Puhak will be here Wednesday, April 13th, for two special sessions -- a 3:30-4:45pm poetry workshop in Kirby 108 and a 7:00 p.m. reading in the Kirby Salon.

Multicultural Award Winners 2016

Students and faculty win multicultural awards.

D.I.V.E Certificate Recipients

The certificate acknowledges your commitment to enhancing multiculturalism and inclusion on the Wilkes campus and community.

National Child Abuse Prevention Month Pajama Drive

National Child Abuse Prevention Month Pajama Drive

Lambda Kappa Sigma Fundraiser at Josie's Italian Ice

Lambda Kappa Sigma is holding a fundraiser this Saturday, April 16th at Josie's Italian Ice in Kingston from 11am to 5pm.

Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Second Annual Showcase

Members of the University community interested in learning how they can receive help developing their business ideas are invited to attend The Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship's second annual showcase on Thursday, April 14.

Wilkes In The News

The Women's and Gender Studies Conference being hosted this week at Wilkes was the focus of a front-page story in the Times-Leader on Monday, April 11.

Crime Victims' Rights Rally

Rally will celebrate Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Victims Rights Week.

Student Government Presents... BLOCK PARTY!

Student Government's Block Party is being held Saturday, April 16 from 12 to 4pm on the Greenway! This year's theme is: "GO BIG OR GO HOME!" so expect to see some giant stuff!

Meditation Today at 4:45

Meditation Today at 4:45

Sprinkler System Testing

Sprinkler System Testing Beach Lake Sprinkler Co. along with our staff will be conducting quarterly inspection of sprinkler systems throughout the campus this Thursday and Friday April 14 & 15 7:00 am thru 4:30 pm.

Seminar Hosted by the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Please join us for a seminar hosted by the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences titled, "Implementing Pharmacogenomics to Realize Precision Medicine, " presented by Philip Empey, Ph.D. on April 20th, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., in Cohen Room 102.

Stark Learning Center Elevator

We are happy to report that the repairs to the passenger elevator in Stark Learning Center have been completed and is back in service.

Help us Beat Kings!

The Students for Environmental Sustainability Club is hosting Recycle Wars against Kings from April 11th-15th.

Double Standard: Media Treatment of Women Politicians and Why It Matters

TJoin us for the Women's Gender Studies keynote address, "Double Standard: Media Treatment of Women Politicians and Why it Matters," on Tuesday, April 12th at 7:00 p.m.

Women's and Gender Studies Conference

The Annual Women's and Gender Studies Conference is taking place Monday, April 11th and Tuesday, April 12th at Wilkes University in the Henry Student Center on the second floor.

Wilkes University's Jay S. Sidhu School of Business Marketing Club Event

Experience what the Jay S. Sidhu School of Business has to offer outside of the classroom.

USAC to hold NeuroTraining & Research Center Lunch and Learn

The University Staff Advisory Committee (USAC) will be holding the NeuroTraining & Research Center Lunch and Learn on Tues., April 12 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in Breiseth Hall Room 209.

Spanish / English Coffee Hour (club) La Hora Hispano-Americana

Relax a bit & join us for the Spanish/English Coffee and Conversation hour every Friday (April 8-29), 5 pm to 6 pm.

Meditation Will Be on MONDAY Next Week

Monday, April 11th we will meet for sitting and walking meditation at 4:45 p.m. (finishing at 5:30 p.m.) .

"Twelfth Night" by William Shakespeare Presented by Wilkes University Theater

Wilkes University Theater Presents "Twelfth Night" on April 14-17 for Shakespeare Anniversary.

Air Force ROTC Open House - April 14th

The event will provide students the opportunity to "shadow" an AFROTC class, sit down with AFROTC staff members for a Q&A, and learn more about AFROTC opportunities and scholarship benefits.

A Day in the Life of Wilkes U Student Daniel Lykens

Wilkes isn't your typical university, then again neither is Daniel Lykens.

MSC Talent Show April 7th

Plan to attend the Battle of the Colleges Talent Show - Wilkes vs. King's.

Biology Club's Fear Factor - April 11th

The Biology Club will be hosting their Annual Fear Factor Competition!

Pardon Our French!

Join the French conversation group on Thursdays through the end of the semester.

Free Yoga Event April 9th to Benefit Women's Shelter

Free Yoga Event April 9th with donation to Ruth's Place Women's Shelter.

Resume Review 4/7 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Sharon Castano from the Internship Office will conduct a Resume Review on April 7th in the Miller Room, Henry Student Center.

Operation: Tails for Troops

Wilkes University Veterans Council is partnering with Marywood University to raise money for Dog T.A.G.S., a non-profit organization that raises money to pair veterans diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and/or Traumatic Brain Injury with rescued shelter or adopted dogs and put them through service dog training.

Drs. Robert and Judy Gardner Educational Forum Series April 7th

Drs. Robert and Judy Gardner Educational Forum Series Presents "Rules of the Road to Success: Life Lessons from Experience".

Child Abuse Prevention Month Pajama Drive

Campus Interfaith will be collecting children's pajamas during the month of April to support our local community.

ATTENTION STUDENTS PLANNING TO GRADUATE IN MAY 2016

Any level student planning on completing their degree requirements and graduating on May 21st MUST be registered for GRD 000 and have their completed graduation paperwork (Diploma order, Cap & Gown order) turned into the Registrar's Office no later than April 15, 2016.

Stark Passenger Elevator Out of Service

Due to circumstances beyond our control the Passenger Elevator at Stark Learning Center will be out of service until April 12, 2016.

United Nations Lecture - Tuesday, April 5, 2016 (On Behalf of Andrew Miller)

Please join us Tuesday, April 5 at 4:00 PM in the Miller Room of the Henry Student Union Building for the final HDI-United Nations lecture of the academic year.

Reminder of Roast N Toast

Just a reminder that the Embrace A Child account team is hosting a Roast N Toast of Your Prof or Coach on Thursday, April 14th at 7:30 p.m.

KDP T-Shirt Orders

LAST CHANCE to purchase a Wilkes T-Shirt from KDP.

Meditation Wednesday

Join us for sitting and walking meditation at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday (finishing at 5:30 p.m.)

Epilepsy Walk on April 30th

Register for the Walk for Epilepsy at PNC Field.

Health Fair Cholesterol Screening Results

The Health Fair cholesterol screening results are in.

New Issue of Women's and Gender Studies Newsletter Now Available!

The latest edition of the WGS newsletter is now available.

Call For Poems - Poetry In Transit 2016

Poetry In Transit, an award-winning community program, invites your participation. Have your poetry displayed in advertising space inside Luzerne County Transportation Authority (LCTA) buses.

Passan School of Nursing Senior Capstone Presentations

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend the Passan School of Nursing Senior Capstone Presentations.

STI/STD Screening Today

Free and confidential on campus gonorrhea and chlamydia testing.

Wilkes University Air Force ROTC (AFROTC) Will be Hosting an Open House

The event will provide students the opportunity to "shadow" an AFROTC class, sit down with AFROTC staff members for a Q&A, and learn more about AFROTC opportunities and scholarship benefits.

Multicultural Awards Celebration - April 7th

The Awards celebration will take place at 4:00 pm in the Savitz Lounge.

16th Annual Wilkes University School of Pharmacy Dean's Golf Tournament

The tournament will be held May 19, 2016 at the Mount Laurel Golf Club, White Haven, PA.

Sidhu Club Day

Get involved with clubs that offer great experiences, new skills, networking opportunities, and resume builders!

Wilkes University United Nations Lecture Series, April 5th

Thomas Ritzer, Protection of Civilians Coordination Officer in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations and Field Support, at the United Nations will be the U.N. Lecture Series keynote speaker.

Last Call for Adventures in Science!

The sign-ups for Adventures in Science close Monday, 4/4 at 5pm.

Senior Class Trip to Atlantic City!

Senior Class Trip to Atlantic City, Tuesday, May 17th, cost $10. Tuesday May 17th

Colonel Charity Challenge

This event is put together by members of the Wilkes SAAC Charity Challenge Committee to benefit Brian Urbanas in his fight against MS.

Navy Officer Recruiting, April 6th and 7th

A US Navy Officer recruiter will host an information table in the Stark Learning Center lobby on Wednesday, April 6th from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm.

Geranium Sale Benefits Victims Resource Center

Place your order today - only $3.75 per plant.

Important Meeting for Nursing Students Who Will be Entering into Their FIRST CLINICAL Nursing Course this Fall

An important meeting for incoming sophomore and transfer nursing students entering their first clinical course this fall will be held April 28th and 29th.

Wyoming Valley Children's Association Walk-a-thon, April 16th

Wyoming Valley Children's Association is holding their Annual Walk-A-Thon Fundraiser on Saturday, April 16, 2016.

Women's and Gender Studies Conference Program Now Available

The program for the Annual Women's and Gender Studies Conference, to be held at Wilkes University on Monday, April 11th and Tuesday, April 12th is now available.

TCMC Transgender Medicine Seminar

4th Annual TCMC Transgender Medicine Seminar will be held April 11th.

Wilkes Educational Honor Society, Kappa Delta Pi, T-Shirt Sale

Kappa Delta Pi, will be taking T-Shirt orders in the Henry Student Center on April 5th and 7th.

Blood Drive

Appointments are filling up fast, reserve your time today.

Creative Writing Program - Revise This!

The latest version of the Wilkes Graduate Creative Writing Program's Revise This! is now available.

Wilkes Nursing Student Organization Presents "Good Thinking Workshop"

The Wilkes Nursing Student Organization has scheduled a "Good Thinking Workshop" with Melissa L. Mastorovich, from STAT Nursing Consultants on April 15th, 2016.

Doctorate of Education (EdD.) Dissertation Defense - Ty Reginald Frederickson

The Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled "A Qualitative Case-Study of Student Leadership Identity Acquisition in a Social Justice-Oriented Student-Leadership Program" by doctoral candidate Ty Reginald Frederickson on April 8th

Sweetfrog Relay Fundraiser

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Sent on Behalf of Public Safety: Road Closures Today

Road closures today in the area of the Henry Student Center.

Senior Class Trip: Atlantic City

Senior Class Trip to Atlantic City May 17th, cost is $10.00.

Wilkes In The News

The University's "It's On Us" video was the subject of a story on WBRE TV this week.

Pardon Our French!

This French conversation group will meet Thursdays until the end of the semester.

Multicultural Awards Celebration

Multicultural Awards Celebration will be held April 7th.

Wyoming Valley Children's Association Walk-a-Thon - April 16th

Your participation will change the lives of children right here in our community. Have your team join now or on the day of the event!

Biology Club's Fear Factor Competition

See if fear is a factor for you. Sign up now for the April 11th competition!

Graduating Seniors

A Graduation meeting will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2016.

Are You Interested in School Psychology or Furthering Your Education in Psychology?

Wilkes University Psychology Club will be hosting Jill Dye from Alfred University on Friday, April 1st at 5 pm in Breiseth 316. She will be discussing the topics of school psychology, school/mental health counseling, psychology, and the graduate programs that Alfred has to offer.

Student Candidates - Presidential Forum April 12th

The Presidential Forum will be held for all candidates running for the positions of Student Government President, Commuter Council President, Inter-Residence Hall Council President, Multicultural Student Coalition President, and Programming Board President.

Health Fair - March 31st

Health Fair - March 31st

Health Fair - Stroke Testing

Stroke Prevention and Thyroid Screening will be held at the Health Fair.

Drs. Robert and Judy Gardner Educational Forum Series - March 30

Possibility Thinking: What If? Presented by Mr. David Klevinsky, MFA.

Buddhist Meditation Session Begins at 4:45 p.m. Today

We will continue our practice of sitting and walking meditation at 4:45 p.m. today (finishing at 5:30 p.m.)

It's on Us

View Wilkes University students promoting the "It's On Us" campaign.

Clothing Sale Sponsored by the Sociology/Criminology Club!

The Sociology/Criminology Club will be holding our annual clothing fundraiser in the Henry Student Center lobby during club hours until Thursday, April 7th!

April 5th -- Free Pizza!! (also, A Job Opportunity with the Federal Police of the Supreme Court)

Please join us on April 5th at 12 Noon in Breiseth 316 for a presentation and invitation to join the Federal Police working at the Supreme Court in Washington D.C

CPFI Bake Sale - March 31

CPFI (Christian Pharmacist Fellowship International) is having a Bake Sale March 31st.

Education Club will be Selling Relay-for-Life T-shirts

Relay-for-Life T-shirts $12 in the Henry Student Center Tuesday and Thursday 11am-1pm.

Don't be Foolish, You Will Need an Internship to Accompany Your Degree! See You Friday, 4/1!

Plan on attending one of the information sessions on April 1st.

Help Support Autism Awareness!

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, PPAG is raising money for a local non-profit organization, Supporting Autism and Families Everywhere (S.A.F.E).

Doctorate of Education (EdD.) Dissertation Defense - Diana Lynne Keosayian

The Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled "Factors that Affect the Development of Statistical Literacy in Undergraduate College Students" by doctoral candidate Diana Lynne Keosayian on April 8th.

Doctorate of Education (EdD.) Dissertation Defense - Jillian Nicole Mullen

The Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled "A Comparative Analysis of Nontraditional Students' Perceptions of Mattering in Small Private Catholic Four-Year Academic Institutions" by doctoral candidate Jillian Nicole Mullen on April 6th.

Wilkes University Blood Drive

Wilkes University Nursing Dept. will be hosting a blood drive on April 18th with Geisinger in support of local patients. Schedule your appointment today!

Are You Interested in School Psychology or Furthering Your Education in Psychology?

Wilkes University Psychology Club will be hosting a guest speaker from Alfred University on Friday, April 1st.

Print Center Announcement

Color printing will be not be processed beginning Monday, March 28th through Wednesday, March 30th.

Doctorate of Education (EdD.) Dissertation Defense - Allison Yourechko

The Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled, "The Effect of Twitter on Secondary Student Engagement and Academic Performance" by doctoral candidate Allison Yourechko on April 1st.

10th Week Withdrawal Reminder

Friday, April 1st marks the end of the tenth week Withdrawal Period.

Health Fair

Health Fair will be held March 31st.

Health Fair - Stroke Testing

Stroke Prevention and Thyroid Screening will be held at the Health Fair.

Dining Services Holiday Hours

Please note the changes in hours of operation at Wilkes Dining locations during the Holiday Break.

Holiday Shuttle Service

Campus shuttle service will end on Wednesday, March 23rd and resume on Monday evening, March 28th.

Wilkes In The News

Local news coverage of recent Wilkes events.

Help with Market Research for BA 153

Our team (Team Fab4) is interested in gaining market research about a new product we are looking to produce.

Real Talk: Impure Michigan - Flint Crisis and the Detroit School System

Today's presentation will focus on the environmental issues with the Flint Crisis and the Detroit School System.

Buddhist Meditation Session Begins at 4:45 p.m. Tomorrow

Basic Buddhist sitting and walking meditation in the style of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh will continue tomorrow beginning at 4:45 p.m. and finishing at 5:30 p.m.

OWLs Present: A Cooking Demonstration

The Off-Campus Wilkes Liaisons (OWLs) will host a cooking demonstration.

Business Plan Input for BA 153

Business Plan Input for BA 153

Phishing Scam

Fake email regarding space issues

Women's History Month at Farley Library

Celebrate with two documentaries

Colleen Duffy Dissertation Defense

Join the Department of Educational Leadership

Looking for Married Volunteers for Sociology Survey

Help with a senior sociology project

Wilkes Baseball Game

Come out and see your Wilkes University Baseball team vs. Eastern in the first conference game of the season.

Spanish Guidelines for Registration

For all advisers and students: Guidelines for registration in Spanish courses.

Registration Reminder for Students

Please be sure you check your account for any holds that may prevent registration which begins next week.

Electronic PA voter Registration

Register to vote in Pennsylvania online!

Student Teacher Placement Seminar for Fall 2016 Semester

Our Fall 2016 Student Teaching Placement Seminar will be held on Tuesday, March 29th at 11:00am in Breiseth 205.

Author Andrew Krivak Reading

English Department's Allan Hamilton Dickson Spring Writers Series presents a reading from author Andrew Krivak.

Women's History Month Presentation

On Tuesday, March 29, 11 a.m. Breiseth 107 there will be a Women's History Month Presentation sponsored by the Division of Global History & Languages: "Marilyn's Lunchbox as a Teaching Tool for Pennsylvania History" by Linda Ries, retired archivist, Pennsylvania State Archives.

MBA Open House/Mixer

Come join us for an open discussion about our MBA program, starting at 5 PM in UCOM 126.

Name the Tech Workshop Contest

Deadline to Submit is March 31

Spring Concert Ticket Sale Starts Today

See Lupe Fiasco Live

Accounts Payable Holiday Notice

Holiday processing deadlines

Veteran Center of Excellence Grand Opening

March 17 in Conyngham Hall

Dean of Sidhu School of Business Candidate Open Forum

Meet the Dean Candidate on March 18

Wilkes University Chamber Singers

31st Annual NEPA Bach Festival

CPFI Bake Sale

Support a mission trip to Jamaica

Dark Girls Film Screening Today

In Celebration of Women's History Month

Education Club Leprechaun Shakes

Buy a shake in the Student Center

Big Event Registration Now Open

Join us on April 30

Pre-Pharmacy Club T-Shirt and Lanyard Sale Extended

Buy before March 23

Glow Run 5K for Suicide Awareness

Registration Extended to March 23

St. Patty's Day Lunch at Henry's Dining Hall - 3/17/16

Please join us for a festive St. Patrick's Day lunch at Henry's Dining Hall in the Henry Student Center on Thursday, March 17th.

Stroke Prevention and Thyroid Screening -3/31/16

Schedule an appointment for your stroke prevention and thyroid screening to be held at the University's Health & Wellness Fair on March 31.

Wilkes University Health & Wellness Fair - 3/31/16

Sponsored by Health and Wellness Services and BACCHUS with contributions from Human Resources.

CAR 198 1 Credit Career Planning Class Announced

Juniors and seniors, how's your career plan going? Use all the resources you can to assure your success! Join the CAR 198 Career Planning class!

Adventures in Science - Volunteers Needed!

Adventures in Science will be held on Friday, April 29th starting at 7:30 am-3:30 pm. This year we have more students and labs than ever before; so we are looking for volunteers to assist in the labs, moving students from place to place as team leaders, set-up, clean-up, and etc.

Allen P. Kirby Lecture Series and Family Business Alliance Hosts Activist, Artist and Author Mary Fisher Tonight

Mary Fisher, activist, author and artist, will speak on "Freeing the Entrepreneur for the Global Good" at the Allan P. Kirby Lecture in Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship tonight. The lecture will be in the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts. A pre-lecture reception for Fisher will begin at 7 p.m., followed by the lecture at 7:20. The event is free and open to the public.

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with BACCHUS!

BACCHUS will be celebrating St. Patrick's Day this Thursday in the Henry Student Center lobby from 11 am - 1 pm!

Dark Girls Film Screening this Thursday

In celebration of Women's History Month, join us for a screening of "Dark Girls", this Thursday, March 17th at 11:30 am in Breiseth 107.

Sushi Demonstration and Sampling - 3/16/16

Please join the Center For Global Education and Diversity as we host an expert Sushi Chef from Katana Restaurant in Wilkes Barre. The demonstration will take place in the Savitz Lounge today at 2 pm to 4 pm.

It's Girl Scout Cookie Time!

Junior Troop 34671 of Wilkes Barre will be selling cookies on Wednesday, March 16th from 4 pm - 7 pm.

LWV Voter Registration on Campus

The nonpartisan League of Women Voters of the Wilkes-Barre Area will hold a voter registration on campus in the lobby of the Henry Student Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 17.

Meditation Resumes Wednesday

We'll resume our regular meditation practice sessions Wednesday at 4:45 pm in the Kirby Salon.

HDI-United Nations Lecture - March 15th, 4 PM, Marts 214

Please join us Tuesday, March 15 at 4:00 PM in Marts 214 for our HDI-United Nations lecture "Climate Change, Small Island Developing States, and the United Nations" by H.E. Dr. Caleb Otto Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Palau to the United Nations.

PNC Prize Wheel in UCOM Today!

Come visit PNC in the University Center on Main (UCOM) on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 and spin the Prize Wheel for a chance to win a Starbucks Gift Card!

Educational Forum Series Event - March 17th

Drs. Robert and Judy Gardner Educational Forum Series Presents: Journey of an Educator: Transitions and Resilience.

Class of 2019 T-Shirt Sale

The Freshmen class is selling T-Shirts for $10.00. All orders and money is due by Thursday, March 17th.

Off Campus Renting and Budgeting Information Session

If you plan to live off campus for the 2016-2017 school year, attend this information session to learn more about the renting process and off-campus life!

Zebra Communications Roast N' Toast of Prof or Coach

ROAST N' TOAST of Your Professor or Coach, April 14th, 7:30 pm in the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

Registration Deadline for the PA Presidential Primary is Fast Approaching!

In order to participate in Pennsylvania's Presidential Primary, voters are required to be registered as either Democrat or Republican. The deadline to do so is March 26!

Reminder - Cholesterol Screening on Campus March 15th

A health screening to include a full cholesterol panel, blood sugar, and cardiovascular questionnaire will be offered on campus March 15th. The cost of the screening is $20.

Interest in Competing on the Cross Country Team

Anyone who has prior running experience and is interested in competing on the cross country team is encouraged to join.

Men's Volleyball Team Meeting

Wilkes will be sponsoring a Men's Volleyball program for the 2016-17 academic year.

Sidhu Club Day Meeting: March 15 for Presidents and Vice Presidents of Business Clubs

Sidhu Club Day - Council of the Clubs meeting is Tuesday, March 15 at 11am. The meeting will take place in UCOM 231.

Reminder - Relay for Life Meeting March 13th at 6 pm

Reminder that we are holding a team meeting on Sunday, March 13th at 6 p.m. in the Miller Room in the Henry Student Center. Team captains, members and anyone who is interested in Relay are invited.

ATTENTION SENIORS: Senior Portrait Sessions by Lifetouch

Just a reminder that Senior portrait sessions will be held Monday through Wednesday of next week (3/14-3/16).

Fall & Summer Registration Begins Soon

Fall & Summer 2016 Registration begins at 10:00 p.m. on March 20, 2016.

Doctorate of Education (EdD.) Dissertation Defense - Meredith J. Harbord

The Dean of the School of Education and Interim Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled "An Examination of a Design Curriculum and the Teaching of Ethics" by doctoral candidate Meredith J. Harbord on March 18th.

Mid-Term Grades Available

All Undergraduate and Pharmacy students are reminded that mid-term grades are now available for your review via the MyWilkes portal.

Manuscript Society: Final Call for Submissions

Sunday, March 13 is the deadline for submissions of creative writing and visual arts to the Manuscript Society.

Parade Travel Advisory for March 13th

Please see the announcement in regards to this Sunday's parade. There will be major street closures and those visiting campus will experience delays and full parking lots.

Doctorate of Education (EdD.) Dissertation Defense - Nadia Sheikh

The Dean of the School of Education and Interim Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled Boys' Perceptions of Their Attachment Experiences and the Push-Pull Model in an International Baccalaureate World School in the Middle East by doctoral candidate Nadia Sheikh on March 14th.

Doctorate of Education (EdD.) Dissertation Defense - Crystal Lee Mahler

The Dean of the School of Education and Interim Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled Secondary Education Teacher Perceptions of Students with Autism in the Regular Education Classroom by doctoral candidate Crystal Lee Mahler on March 30th.

Doctorate of Education (EdD.) Dissertation Defense - Robert J. Makaravage

Doctorate of Education (EdD.) Dissertation Defense - Robert J. Makaravage on April 4th.

Doctorate of Education (EdD.) Dissertation Defense - Christine Elizabeth Mellon

The Dean of the School of Education and Interim Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled Factors that Lead to School Referendum Passage by doctoral candidate Christine Elizabeth Mellon on April 4th.

3rd Annual Glow Run 5K

On April 1, 2016 come out and "Glow the Distance" in the 3rd Annual Glow Run 5K. The run is organized by the Office Residence Life and all proceeds go to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Wilkes Creative Writing Community Workshops

Wilkes University will be hosting five different creative writing community workshops starting in March and April.

Men's Volleyball Meeting

Wilkes will be fielding a Men's Volleyball program for the 2016-17 Academic year. An interest meeting will be held on March 15th at 11 am.

Wilkes Cross Country Fundraiser

The Cross Country team is selling water bottles for $10.00 each.

Student Government Elections

If anyone is interested in running for a class position for Student Government you can go to the Student Government website to print out a petition!

Pre-Pharmacy Club T-Shirt and Lanyard Sale

Gray long sleeved shirts are $15 and Wilkes Pharmacy lanyards are only $5!

Save The Date! Relay for Life Meeting

Please save the date! We're holding a team meeting on Sunday, March 13th at 6 p.m. in the Miller Room.

Education Club T-Shirt Sale Benefits Relay-for-Life

The Education Club will be selling t-shirts for Relay for Life through out the month of March.

Veterans Council T-Shirt Sale

Veterans Council will be selling t-shirts again!

Fitness Center Spring Break Hours

Please see the listing for available Fitness Center hours during Spring Break.

Spring Break Shuttle Schedule

Wilkes University shuttle service will end at 6:00 pm on March 4th.

Dining Services Spring Break Hours

Please note the changes in hours of operation for dining locations on campus during Spring Break, 3/4/16 - 3/13/16.

Cholesterol Screening on Campus March 15th

A health screening to include a full cholesterol panel, blood sugar, and cardiovascular questionnaire will be offered on campus March 15th.

Multicultural Nominations

The Center for Global Education and Diversity accepts nominations once a year for students, faculty, administration, staff and board members who demonstrate significant contributions toward raising multicultural awareness at Wilkes University.

It's Girl Scout Cookie Time!

Troop 30301 from Wilkes Barre will be in the Student Center on Wednesday, March 2nd from 4-7 pm.

BACCHUS Hosts Safe Spring Break Table

BACCHUS wants to wish you a happy spring break this Thursday, March 3rd from 11-1 in the Henry Student Center!

LAST DAY to order from Chemistry Club's FabuLASH Fundraiser

Wilkes University Chemistry Clubs' Online is hosting Lash Bash Fundraiser with Younique! 20% of your purchase will be donated directly to the club!

Times Leader Highlights Nursing's Flash Mob

The Times Leader highlight's Nursing's flash mob at Boscov's.

No Meditation Session This Week or Next

We will not be having our usual session either this week or during Spring Break. Our sessions will resume on Wednesday, March 16th at the usual time 4:45 - 5:30 p.m.

Wilkes In The News

The Times Leader highlighted the the Wilkes Running Club's annual Relay for Heat.

Orientation Student Coordinator Positions Now Available!

The Office of Student Development invites applicants for the position of Student Orientation Coordinator for the 2016 First-Year Student Orientation, a full-time student staff position (April-July).

Manuscript Society Accepting Submissions

The Manuscript Society is currently accepting submissions of creative writing and visual art for publication into the Spring 2016 issue.

STI/STD Testing

Free STD/STI testing.

Wilkes University Hosts PA Junior Academy of Science

Wilkes will be hosting the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) on Saturday, March 5, 2015.

Spring Fling Ticket Sales

Student Government is now selling tickets to the Spring Fling Dance!!

ATTENTION SENIORS: Senior Portrait Sessions by Lifetouch

Senior portrait sessions will be held in the Henry Student Center lounge.

Career Day, Tuesday March 1, Ballroom

Tuesday, March 1st, from 11 am - 1 pm in the Ballroom is your opportunity to attain a job, internship, volunteer or shadowing hours.

Still Selling Freedom Desserts

Muffins made fresh everyday on sale for $1 each or buy 3 get 1 FREE.

Meditation Today

We'll try some metta (lovingkindness) meditation again today during our session from 4:45 pm to 5:30 pm in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) today.

Chemistry Club's FabuLASH Fundraiser

Wilkes University Chemistry Clubs' Online is hosting Lash Bash Fundraiser with Younique! 20% of your purchase will be donated directly to the club!

Parking for Admissions

The Department of Public Safety would like to inform you of some recent changes in parking on campus.

Flu

We have a confirmed case of flu on the Wilkes campus. It is an off campus student and instructions have been given as to how to handle the diagnosis.

Employment Opportunity for Wilkes University Students - Making a Difference

Are you looking for a paid educational experience that will make a difference? The Wilkes University SHINE After-school Program will expose you to the most innovative strategies in education.

C.A.S.U.A.L. Day 2016

The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute 13th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) day, long-sleeve shirts are available for sale, to wear on dress down day that will take place on Thursday, March 31, 2016.

REMINDER - Free STI/STD Testing 2/23/16

Free Testing will take place from 11 am to 2 pm.

Security Notification From Wilkes ITS

A new virus is showing up on campus. It is a variant of ransomware called "Locky" that will encrypt the files on your machine.

"Race" - Movie Date and Time Finalized

The movie "Race" will start at 7:05 pm on February 23rd at Movies 14. RSVP for your movie ticket.

Faculty Kudos - Drs. Tom Baldino, Sid Halsor and Ken Klemow

Wilkes Faculty Coauthor Huffington Post Article.

REMINDER - Free T-shirts Before Women's Basketball Game 2/20/16

Student Government is giving out t-shirts to the first 200 Wilkes students at Saturday's game.

Last Day to Submit a Proposal for the Women's and Gender Studies Conference

It's not too late to submit a proposal for the upcoming WGS conference! Proposals are due TODAY, February 19th.

Lenten Soup and Scripture February 22nd

Please join Campus Interfaith for a Soup Supper and Scripture discussion.

Sunday Services

Join us for Sunday services.

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Seeking Full-Time Employees and PAID Interns

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD will be hosting a Career Fair Open House on February 25th. Shuttle service will be provided.

Grad School and Professional Etiquette Events

Plan on attending these events sponsored by Career Services.

Lace Up Those Sneakers for Relay for Life!

Wilkes University will be holding its Annual Relay for Life event on April 23, 2016.

English Department's Allan Hamilton Dickson Spring Writers Series

Plan to attend a reading on February 23rd by author Maggie Messitt.

Free Rock Wall Climbing

Free rock wall climbing every Monday and Friday in UCOM.

STUDENTS!! Recognize an Innovative and Non-traditional Teacher and Advisor Awards

Do you have a professor or an advisor who are outstanding? Nominate them NOW!

Multicultural Awards Nominations: February 2nd to March 14th

Nominations are being accepted for various Multicultural Awards.

WUPB Hosting a PJ Party Thursday, February 18th at 8 pm

Come out to the Henry Student Center Lounge on February 18th at 8 pm for a pajama party!

Women's and Gender Studies Newsletter Now Available

The latest edition of the WGS Newsletter is now available on online.

Celebrate Starbucks Grand Opening Feb. 18 With Free Coffee

Come celebrate the grand opening of Starbucks at Gambini's on Thursday, Feb. 18. Join President Patrick F. Leahy for the ribbon cutting at 11:30 a.m.

Vehicular and Pedestrian Counts - Wilkes U Streetscape and Lighting Project

A Vehicular and Pedestrian Count will be conducted on campus by the Henry Student Center today, 2/17/16, from 9 AM to 3 PM.

Chinese New Year Celebration

The Asia Culture Society is sponsoring a Chinese New Year Celebration on February 18th.

Call for Proposals for the Annual Women's and Gender Studies Conference

It's not too late to submit a proposal for the upcoming WGS Conference! Proposals are due this Friday, February 19th.

Meditation Today

Sitting and walking meditation will be held today from 4:45 pm to 5:30 pm in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) today.

Race Movie Date and Time

See this true story based on athletic superstar Jesse Owens.

Free Yoga Class at Nearme Yoga

The Veterans Council is hosting a free yoga class for the first 20 people to sign up.

Education Club Bake Sale - Correction - THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18TH

The Education Club will be hosting a Bake Sale on Thursday, February 18th, in the Henry Student Center during club hours.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Application deadline is February 20th.

Black History Month Movie: Eyes on the Prize

A PBS documentary about the Civil Rights Movement In the United States will be hosted by the E.S. Farley Library on February 18th.

Tobyhanna is Looking to Hire 6 Engineers This Summer, Here's How to be One of Them!

Please join Sharon Castano, Director of Internships in SLC room 380 on Thursday, February 18, from 11:00-12:00. A representative from Tobyhanna Army Depot will discuss the application process.

Do You Love Your Resume?

Career Services is hosting sessions to assist you with your resume.

The Internship Office is Announcing as part of Love your Career Month: Would You LOVE to Get Hired?

A discussion on the secrets of the interview process and important things to know when interviewing will be held on Wednesday at 12 noon in the Miller Room, Henry Studen Center.

Alternative Spring Break's Annual Pasta Dinner Fundraiser

Alternative Spring Break's Annual Pasta Dinner Fundraiser will be held February 16th from 4pm-7pm in the Student Center Ballroom.

Starbucks Grand Opening Celebration

Starbucks at Gambini's Grand Opening celebration will be held Thursday, 2/18!

"Would You Love to Get Hired?" Seminar

Do you want to learn what human resource professionals think the best applicants say during interviews?

Intramural Sign-Ups

Please email Stefan Thompson at (stefan.thompson@wilkes.edu) to sign up.

Council of the Clubs #2 - Mandatory Meeting

All SG recognized clubs are required to send at least one club representative to Council of the Clubs #2 meeting on February 16th.

Resume Express Sessions in February

Career Services wants employers and graduate schools to Love Your Resume/CV! During the month of February, walk into one of these locations for feedback or samples.

Weight Watchers at Work Program Starts Tomorrow

The first meeting of the Weight Watchers at Work Program will be held on Tuesday, February 16th at 12:00 noon in Breiseth 211.

Hot Yoga Tomorrow

Adventure Education will be holding a private hot yoga session for Wilkes students every Tuesday at Melt Hot Yoga Studio in Edwardsville. Shuttle service will be provided.

Free T-shirts at Rival Basketball Game!

Student Government will be giving out t-shirts to the first 200 Wilkes students (with valid student ID) at 5:30 pm before the women's basketball game against cross town rival King's College!

Additional Date for Free Gonorrhea & Chlamydia Testing

February 23rd has been added for free on-campus testing.

Self Defense Seminar - 2/23/16

Veterans Council sponsoring Self-Defense Seminar February 23rd.

On Behalf of Chris Jagoe - Building Security Message

Please review the recommendations for security of academic buildings on campus.

Lenten Pantry Raid

The Civic Engagement and Interfaith Offices are collecting GOODS to do the most GOOD for the 40 days of lent.

WUPB Hosts Self Love Night in the Henry Student Center Lounge Tonight, February 11 at 7:30pm

Come to the Henry Student Center lounge on Thursday, February 11th at 7:30pm to celebrate Self Love Day!

Panamanian Cultural Day on Campus

Wilkes will observe Panamanian Cultural Day on campus with activities and demonstrations of Panamanian history and culture.

CPFI EKG T-shirt Fundraiser

Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International is selling EKG shirts.

Women's Reproductive Health Panel Today

Join us today, Thursday, February 11th at 2pm in the Henry Student Center Ballroom for a women's reproductive health and empowerment panel discussion and Q & A session.

On Behalf of President Leahy - Reminder for Historic University Assembly on February 12

I would like to remind and encourage you to join me for an address by Marcela Paredes de Vásquez, Panama's Minister of Education, on Friday, February 12 at 10:30 a.m. at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center. Minister Parades de Vásquez will speak about international education and will receive an honorary degree.

Wilkes University Air Force ROTC Program (Det 752) will be Hosting a Guest Speaker from the US Air Force Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps.

Interested in the legal profession? A guest speaker from the US Air Force Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps will share their experiences as a lawyer in the USAF on 18 Feb16.

IRHC Hosting Grammy Party 2/15/16

Join us to watch the Grammys, eat snacks and try to win a prize!

Heart Health Table Sponsored by BACCHUS

BACCHUS will be celebrating Heart Health Month on Thursday, February 11th from 11 am -1 pm in the Henry Student Center.

First Step Workshop

This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership.

Alternative Spring Break Walking Taco Fundraiser

ASB selling walking tacos Thursday, February 11th for $2.

Meditation Today at 4:45 p.m.

We will be practicing sitting and walking meditation today from 4:45 pm to 5:30 pm in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) today.

Cover Your Cough

Healthy tips

Weight Watchers at Work

Starts February 16

Valentine's Day Bake Sale

Buy treats to benefit Kappa Psi

Faculty Kudos

Congratulations to Dr. Phil Simon

Looking for a Summer Internship?

Learn about summer internship opportunities

Women's Reproductive Health Panel

Panel discussion and Q&A

Resume Express Sessions

Love Your Resume Walk In Sessions in February

President Leahy Invites Campus Community to Historic Address

Minister of Education of Panama to Speak

Free Rock Wall Climbing

Every Monday and Friday

Celebrate Heart Month in the Dining Hall Today at Lunch

Get healthy tips and tricks

Law Day

Learn about careers in the field of law

Open Mic Night

Featuring poet and author Daniel B. Summerhill

Lambda Kappa Sigma Pancake Breakfast

Pancake breakfast to benefit Project Hope

V-Day Is Here

The Vagina Monologues are this weekend

Free Donuts and Coffee

Free Donuts and Coffee

Ash Wednesday Services

Ashes available in the Interfaith Office

Invite from President Leahy

Address by Panama's Minister of Education

Change in Print Shop Hours for February 8

Regular hours resume on Tuesday

Wilkes Bracelet Sale

Support the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group

Poverty Simulation Volunteers Needed

Help the United Way of Wyoming Valley

Bake Sale for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Please support suicide prevention

Free Donuts and Coffee

Stop by for a bite

Sunday Services This Week at Earlier Time!

Sunday Services will be held this week at 5:00 pm.

Creative Writing Program - Revise This!

Recent accomplishments of our alumni, faculty, and current students are featured in this publication.

Wilkes University Running Club will Hold its 12th Annual Relay for Heat

The Wilkes University Running Club will Hold its 12th Annual Relay for Heat on Saturday, February 27th to help raise funds for CEO to assist families with heating costs.

International Travel Advisory on Zika Virus

Wilkes University is closely monitoring the Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organizations (WHO) regarding the Zika virus. On February 1, 2016 the CDC posted an "Alert Level 2, Practice Enhanced Precautions," for areas in the Caribbean, Central and South America, and the Pacific Islands where Zika virus transmission is ongoing.

90.7 WCLH General Staff Meeting Today at Noon

General staff meeting today for all general staff, executive staff, and new staff in classroom 323 in the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center.

STI/STD Screening

Confidential and free on campus gonorrhea and chlamydia testing.

Summer Internship Info Session Today at Noon!

Looking for a Summer Internship? Thursday, February 4 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm in Farley 002 (basement of library).

Thursday February 4th, Wilkes University will be Hosting Ambassador Ruben Zamora, Permanent Representative of El Salvador to the United Nations

Ambassador Ruben Zamora, Permanent Representative of El Salvador to the United Nations will be our keynote speaker at Wilkes University on Thursday, February 4, 2016.

Alternative Spring Break's Annual Pasta Dinner Fundraiser

Purchase your tickets and help support the ASB teams as they prepare to do service work in Kentucky, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic.

Multicultural Awards Nominations: February 2nd to March 14th

Nominations are being sought for each of the six Multicultural Awards categories.

Colleges Against Cancer Tshirt Sale

Colleges Against Cancer is holding a clothing sale for this year's Relay for Life of Wilkes University!

Meditation Wednesday at 4:45 p.m.

We will be practicing sitting and walking meditation Wednesday from 4:45 to 5:30 in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall).

Psychology Club Valentine's Day Candy Grams

Wilkes University Psychology Club will be selling Candy Grams in the Henry Student Center from February 2nd-February 12th from 11 am-1 pm.

Alternative Spring Break (ASB) Kentucky Chicken Wing Fundraiser

ASB Wing Sale, Thursday, February 4th.

Lenten Busy Person's Retreat

Campus Interfaith will once again be running the Lenten Busy Person's retreat during the Lenten Season.

REMINDER - Wilkes University Blood Drive - 2/4/16

The Red Cross currently has an urgent need for blood donors! Please schedule your appointment!

Black History Month Events

Plan on attending some - or all - of the events planned for Black History Month.

Learn About the Pharmaceutical Industry from Dr. James Alexander

IPhO will be hosting special speaker, Dr. James Alexander, on Tuesday, February 9 in SLC 166 from noon to 1 PM. Dr Alexander is the Executive Director and Founder of the Industry Pharmacist Organization and former Vice President of Corporate Development and Licensing for Pfizer.

Council of the Clubs #2

All Student Government recognized clubs are required to send at least one club representative to Council of the Clubs #2.

Super Bowl Social - 2/7/16

The Sophomore Class will be hosting a Super Bowl Party in the 1st Floor Lounge of the Henry Student Center on February 7th.

TimeTrak Approvals

REMINDER - TimeTrak approvals due Monday, February 1st.

Wilkes Educational Honor Society, Kappa Delta Pi, Selling Candy Grams

The Wilkes Educational Honor Society, Kappa Delta Pi, will be selling Candy Grams in the Henry Student Center on February 2, 4, 9, and 11.

Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Bake Sale!

The Wilkes Chapter of the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association will be holding another bake sale this Spring on Thursday, February 4th.

Wilkes University's 2014 Clery Report Now Available

Wilkes University's 2014 Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Clery Report), which reviews crime on the campus and the surrounding area, is now available from the Department of Public Safety.

ZOOM IN: Study Abroad Pictures Winners Display at Barnes and Noble

Join the ceremony on February 1st honoring the winning photos that are on display at the Wilkes-Kings Barnes & Noble Bookstore.

BACCHUS Club Sponsoring Sexual Jeopardy Program - Feb. 2nd

Think you know all there is to know about sex? Let's test your knowledge!

Wilkes In the News

Yesterday's opening of the NeuroTraining and Research Center garnered media covered in the Citizens' Voice, Times Leader, WBRE and WNEP. See the great coverage by following these links . .

Cafeteria & Rifkin Cafe Notice - Saturday, January 30, 2016

Please be aware there will be high traffic during 11:30 am until 1:30 pm in the Cafeteria and Rifkin Cafe due to the Admissions Open House.

Your 2015 1098-T Tuition Tax Form is Now Available Online!

Please review the detailed announcement for instructions to access your 2015 1098T.

Weight Watchers at Work Program Needs a Few More Participants

We need a few more participants before we can move forward with this program. If anyone is interested, please contact anita.burns@wikes.edu to register.

NeuroTraining and Research Center Grand Opening Today from Noon to 1 p.m.

Visit the new NeuroTraining and Research Center today during its open house from noon to 1 p.m.

International Dessert Appreciation Coffee Hour

The Center for Global Education and Diversity cordially invites you to International Dessert Appreciation Coffee Hour.

Adventures in Reading

The Wilkes University School of Education is once again sponsoring Adventures in Reading, an after school reading program for children in grades PreK through five.

Freedom Desserts 2016

Team Force, is part of the Sidhu Business School working on a business project for BA152 and have started their own business called Freedom Desserts, baking muffins fresh every day.

TREC Award Nominations are Open

The Wilkes University Teacher Recognition and Effectiveness Committee (TREC) is now accepting nominations for awards for the 2015-2016 academic year​.

Last Chance to Buy Pint Glasses

Purchase benefits Dress for Success

Buddhist Meditation Sessions to Begin Again Today

All interested parties welcome

REMINDER - Call To Conscience: Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Call To Conscience: Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, presentation by Dr. Arthur Romano today at 5:00 pm.

NeuroTraining and Research Center Open House January 28

Have you ever wanted to learn techniques to be calmer, less stressed and more focused? Stop by the center during its open house from noon to 1 p.m. this Thursday, January 28.

School of Nursing to Host the ATI TEAS TEST for Change of Major and Undeclared Nursing Majors

Wilkes University School of Nursing will be hosting the ATI TEAS test on campus on February 17th and February 21st.

Join The Vagina Monologues!

If you think you would like to join or contribute to the performance in any way, please make time to attend the information meeting on Tuesday, January 26 at 4:00 pm in Breiseth 211.

Veterans Council Shirt Pick-Up Today

Veterans Council had a T-shirt sale in December and now it's time to pick them up!

UPDATE - UN Ambassador Zamora Event CANCELLED

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. NEW DATE-TBD.

PNC Bank Visit to Wilkes University on Tuesday, January 26th

Great News! For the 1stQ of 2016, PNC WorkPlace Banking is offering a $100 sign up bonus for new to PNC customers! Stop by the PNC table in UCOM on Tuesday, January 26th from 11am - 2pm to sign up and take advantage of the $100 signing bonus!

YMCA/Jewish Community Center Student Memberships

All full time undergraduate students at Wilkes are eligible for a full time student membership at the YMCA, which can be assigned to the Jewish Community Center instead.

Mandatory Spring Internship Meeting - 1/28

Students that will be completing a spring internship must attend the meeting on Thursday, 1/28 from 11 am - 1 pm in the Ballroom, HSC.

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week 2016: Monday, January 25th through Sunday, January 31st

Are you interested in being a myth buster? If so, this is the week for you! Represented by the Slogan: "Shatter the Myths", National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week is an annual week dedicated to counteracting myths about drugs and alcohol.

e-Mentor Applications Now Available!

First-Year Student e-Mentor Applications are now available at the 1st Floor Information Desk of the Henry Student Center.

Mining Heritage Month Discussion

Students, staff, faculty and the public are invited to a panel discussion on "The Industrial History of the Wyoming Valley: A Global Perspective".

ATTENTION BACHELOR'S DEGREE STUDENTS GRADUATING IN MAY 2016

This is to remind you that completed Graduation Paperwork WAS DUE to the Registrar by December 18th.

Sunday Services to Resume this Sunday

Campus Sunday Services will resume this Sunday.

Buddhist Meditation Sessions to Begin Again Wednesday, January 27th

Anyone interested in practicing some Buddhist meditation is invited to come to the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) on Wednesday, January 27th.

Special Olympics Bowling Volunteers Needed

We are beginning to recruit for the Special Olympics Bowling volunteers. We need 125 volunteers to make this event successful.

Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Rescheduled for January 30

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Blood Drive

Wilkes will be holding a #WeChallengeU blood drive on February 4, 2016 in the Henry Student Center Lounge from 10 am-4 pm.

Safe Walking in the Winter

Follow the tips below to learn how you can help keep yourself safe and injury free while walking in these often treacherous conditions.

WUPB Hosts a Comedy Night with Comedian Jenny Zigrino on 1/28

Come see the show on January 28th at 8 pm in the Henry Student Center Ballroom!

On Behalf of Dr. Anne Skleder - Open House Postponed to January 30

After careful consideration, the January 23rd Open House will be postponed to our snow date of Saturday, January 30th 2016.

Important Parking Announcement for Friday, 1/22

In anticipation of a major snow event this weekend, the University asks that all cars be moved to the parking garage after 4 pm on Friday, January 22.

e-Mentor Applications Now Available!

First-Year Student e-Mentor Applications are now available at the 1st Floor Information Desk of the Henry Student Center.

Weight Watchers at Work Program

The Health Services Office has had employee interest in having a Weight Watchers At Work Program for the spring semester.

SHINE of Luzerne County Office Relocation

The SHINE office has relocated to Suite C of University Towers.

MLK Part2 - Call To Conscience: Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Presentation by Dr. Arthur Romano, international peace educator, consultant and certified nonviolence trainer.

Off Campus Students! Check Out the Newly Remodeled Colonel Gambini's Starbucks Café

Food samples will be available Wednesday, 1/20 from 5 pm - 7 pm.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Do you have a parent or grandparent who graduated from Wilkes?

Veterans Council Shirt Pick-Up

Veterans Council had a T-shirt sale back in December and now it's time to pick them up!

Sexual Jeopardy Program

The BACCHUS Club is sponsoring a program called "Sexual Jeopardy" on Tuesday, February 2nd, at 9:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.. in the Henry Student Center Ballroom. Join us for an hour of fun and education!

Starbucks at Gambini's Open!

Starbucks at Gambini's will be open starting Monday, 1/18.

Wilkes University Pint Glasses for sale!

The Sociology/Criminology Club will be selling Wilkes University pint glasses during club hours on January 19, 21, 26, and 28 in the Henry Student Center Concourse.

WUPB Hosts Back to School Bingo in the Henry Student Center Lounge on Thursday, 1/21 at 7:30 pm

Come out and try your hand at winning WUPB's fresh new bingo prizes.

Martin Luther King, Jr., Commemoration, Noon Today, Ballroom

You are cordially invited to attend the MLK event on Monday, January 18, at 12 noon in the Ballroom.

Wilkes University Hoverboard Guidelines

Effective immediately and until further notice, the possession, use, and storage of hoverboards and electric self-balancing scooters is prohibited on ALL University property (including University shuttle's and vehicles).

Spring Internship?

See Sharon Castano, 2nd floor of the Henry Student Center today and tomorrow between 10 am and 3 pm to register for your Spring internship.

Informational Map - New Office Locations on Campus

Attached is a convenient map with re-locations of offices frequently used by students.

Wilkes University Flute Ensemble Open to New Members!

Please let your friends and colleagues know that the Wilkes University Flute Ensemble resumes rehearsals on Monday, 1/18/16 from 4:55 pm-6:25 pm in Darte 218!

Public Safety and Local Law Enforcement Joint Training Announcement

The Wilkes University Department of Public Safety will join with local law enforcement to participate in a training event to be held at 141 South Main Street during the week of January 18th.

Important Information - Relocation of the Bursar's Office, Business Operations, and the Controller's Office

The above named offices will be moving from their current location at 141 S. Main Street to their new location at 32 W. South Street on Thursday, January 14, 2016.

Wilkes University Hoverboard Guidelines

Effective immediately and until further notice, the possession, use, and storage of hoverboards and electric self-balancing scooters is prohibited on ALL University property (including University shuttle's and vehicles).

Maslow Faculty Reading Series at Wilkes University Kicks Off Creative Writing Program Residency January 10-14

The series, which kicks off the January residency for the University's Graduate Creative Writing Program, features readings by faculty and alumni of the program.

Change to Fitness Center Hours for January 6th

Wednesday, January 6th the Fitness Center will be CLOSED.

Reminder - TimeTrak Approvals

Please complete TimeTrak and period approvals no later than end of business day today.

Call To Conscience: Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration - January 26th

Presentation by Dr. Arthur Romano, international peace educator, consultant and certified nonviolence trainer.

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration - January 18th

Presentation by Erica Chambers MSC President and Rev. Walker.

FINAL GRADES FOR FALL SEMESTER AVAILABLE

Final grades for the Fall 2015 semester are now available to view on-line via the My Wilkes portal.

Title IX Coordinator - Office Relocation

The office of the Title IX Coordinator has relocated to 10 East South Street, Suite A.

Important Information - Relocation of the Human Resources and Payroll Offices

The Human Resources and Payroll Departments have relocated to 10 East South Street, Suite A.

Change in Fitness Center Hours

Please note the change to the Fitness Center's hours of operation on Wednesday, December 23.

SUBSURFACE TESTING

Midlantic Engineering will be conducting subsurface testing in the 141 South Main Street parking lot beginning Monday morning, December 21st at 7am and continuing for several days.

HOLIDAY SHUTTLE SERVICE

Wilkes University shuttle service will end on Monday December 21st at 6 pm.

Last Meditation Session of 2015

Our last session of the year will be this afternoon.

Club Deposits Due Monday, December 21

Due to the upcoming holiday, we ask that ALL club deposits are submitted to the Bursar's Office no later than Monday, December 21.

Traffic Alert - Thursday, Dec. 17 and Monday, Dec. 21

Traffic patterns on South Franklin Street will be altered starting today, Thursday, Dec. 17 and on South Main Street on Monday, Dec. 21 for the installation of traffic signals.

Public Safety Announcement

Recent acts of violence around the country and abroad can make us pause and wonder if something similar can happen on our campus. We want you to know that if the unthinkable should happen here, Wilkes University and partnering agencies are ready to act.

Wilkes Creative Writing Community Workshops

Listed are the workshops, instructors, dates, and location for the Winter Creative Writing Community Workshops.

South Main Street Closure - 12/21/15

South Main Street will be closed on Monday, 12/21/15 from 7 am until 11 am for installation of the cross walk traffic signals.

English Department Capstone Presentation - December 17th

All student, faculty and staff are invited to the fall English Capstone presentation on Thursday, December 17 at 1:00 p.m.

Holiday Lunch at Henry's Dining Hall

Join us on Dec. 16

Accounts Payable Deadline

Invoices and check requests due no later than Dec. 17

USAF Welcomes Newest Officer

Detachment 752 has commissioned the newest officer in the United States Air Force, Second Lieutenant Corbin Sherman!

Meditation Today

We will be practicing sitting and walking meditation in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) today, as usual, starting at 4:45 p.m.

Fitness Center Finals and Winter Break Hours

Listed are the Fitness Center hours for finals and Winter Break.

Angel Tree Tags Still Available

There are still angel tree tags available. Questions? Contact Campus Interfaith caitlin.czeh@wilkes.edu

What is iMAD Anyway?

The Integrative Media Department will be holding their student show featuring interactive installments from 11 am to 1 pm on Monday, December 14th.

Retirement Party for Bruce Phair

All students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to join the Division of Performing Arts when we honor Bruce Phair on Tuesday, December 15, at 4 PM.

Choral Ensembles to Present "In Dulci Jubilo"

On Friday, December 11, the Wilkes University Chorus and the Wilkes University Chamber Singers will present "In Dulci Jubilo", a program of Christmas choral music, at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Wilkes-Barre.

Haircuts for the Holidays- New Time and Location

The Haircuts for the Holidays event will take place on Sunday, Dec. 13 from 12 pm - 3 pm at Kirby Park, in the Pavilion by the pond.

End of Semester Celebration-Final Sunday Services for the Semester

This Sunday, Dec. 13 will be our End of Semester celebration at each of our Sunday services.

IRHC's Candy Land Study Break

IRHC will be hosting a Candy Land Study Break Party this Monday from 8-10 PM in the Henry Student Center.

Final Exam Schedule

Please be sure to check the Registrar's Office web site for the most up-to-date version of the Fall semester Final Exam. Schedule

Zebra Communications Bake Sale to Support the Salvation Army

Zebra Communications will be having a bake sale in the lobby of the Henry Student Center from 11 am - 1 pm, December 10 to benefit the Salvation Army's Red Kettle Drive.

"The Nutcracker" - Special Group Rate Tickets Available

Faculty, staff and students of Wilkes University are invited to enjoy the holiday season with Ballet Northeast for a special guest ticket price of $10.00 to one of the upcoming performances.

IME Poster Presentations

The Freshmen IME students will be presenting their business team project posters on Monday, December 14th.

Take a Class and Travel To London

Register for the Spring Course BA 464 and Travel to London.

Menorah Lighting Service

Please join Campus Interfaith and Rabbi Uri Perlman on Thursday, Dec 10 at 5:15 pm for the lighting of the Menorah.

Psychology Senior Capstone Research Poster Event

The campus community is invited to attend the Psychology Senior Capstone Research Poster event, Thursday, December 10th.

Commuter/Resident Parking Applications

Commuter and Resident parking permit applications for the Spring 2016 semester will be on line until Wednesday December 16, 2015 at 4:30 pm.

BACCHUS Hosts FREE Massages for Students!

Come de-stress with BACCHUS on Tuesday, December 15th from 11:00 am-2:00 pm.

Wilkes Football Team and Dept. of Communication Studies Faculty Accept Challenge for Salvation Army Showdown

Salvation Army Red Kettle Drive Competition!

Accounts Payable Notice

Due to the upcoming Holiday, our last check run for the calendar year will be on Tuesday, December 22, 2015.

Mass for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Mass will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 8th, at 5 pm in the Savitz Lounge to celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception.

Meditation Today

Anyone is welcome to attend meditation today in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) starting at 4:45 p.m.

Graduation Paperwork for May 2016 Due

Reminder that completed Graduation Paperwork is due by DECEMBER 18TH.

FREE STD/STI Testing

Free on-campus confidential STD/STI Testing December 8th.

Observing Hunger and Homelessness Week

See the listing of events for Hunger and Homelessness Week.

Zebra Communications/Salvation Army Red Kettle Drive

Help Zebra Communications raise money for the Salvation Army's 125th Red Kettle Drive.

First Year Foundations Symposium - 12/8/15

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to stop by and see the exciting work done by our freshman students.

Farley Library Book Sale

Come to the Farley Library and browse our book and VHS tape sale!

Faculty Kudos

Recent faculty awards and presentations.

Challenging All Believers to Join

Come join Perspective Church every Sunday night at 7 pm for worship and to hear the word of God.

Colonel Bingo - Saturday, December 5th

The Sports Management 355 class, taught by Alex Sperazza, will be hosting a Bingo Night for the Baseball and Softball Team on December 5th.

NEW LOCATION FOR REGISTRAR AND FINANCIAL AID OFFICES EFFECTIVE DEC. 3

The Registrar's and Financial Aid offices are now located in Capin Hall, 165 South Franklin Street.

Final Reminder - Students Sign Up Today!

Here's a final reminder to sign up for the first workshop to learn how data is used to make decisions in business, education and government hosted by The Institute for Public Policy & Economic Development,

Scarf Sale Today

Our favorite omelet maker Sue is having a scarf sale TODAY Thursday, December 3 at 1 pm in the Henry Student Center.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Game Tickets Available

The Center for Global Education and Diversity has some spare tickets to see the W-B/ Scranton Penguins this Friday. We have 3rd row seats!

Holiday Shopping Event - Call for Vendors

The Office of Student Development is hosting the 4th Annual Holiday Shopping Event on December 9th and is inviting vendor participants.

Ye Olde College Diner Grilled Stickies

The Alternative Spring Break teams are selling double packs of cinnamon, ooey gooey, delicious Grilled Stickies.

Painting the New Veterans Resource Center - Volunteers Needed

Volunteers needed on December 5th to paint the new Veterans Resource Center in the basement of Conyngham Hall.

Seminar Hosted by the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Titled, "Diabetes: Clinical Treatment Options" - December 9th

Please join us for a Seminar Hosted by the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences titled, "Diabetes: Clinical Treatment Options" presented by Recaredo Berbano, M.D., a practicing endocrinologist from the area.

Auditions Tonight for Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night"

Auditions for Williams Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, Or What You Will will be held on stage at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center on Wednesday, December 2 starting at 6:30 pm. The entire Wilkes community is welcome to audition.

Inclement Weather Decisions

Now that the winter season is upon us, please review the attached Inclement Weather Policy for the University.

Alternative Spring Break Empanada Fundraiser - 12/3/15

The Alternative Spring Break Organization will be holding an Empanada Fundraiser on Thursday, December 3rd in the Henry Student Center from 11 am - 1 pm.

WUPB Hosts Coffee House/Open Mic Night in the Henry Student Center Lounge on December 3rd at 9 pm

Have you ever wanted to perform music here at school just for fun? The Programming Board will be hosting an open mic night for anyone and everyone to perform anything and everything!

Wilkes Veterans Council Sponsoring T-shirt and Hair Tie Bracelet Sale

Starting on December 1st, t-shirts and hair tie bracelets will be sold during club hours every Tuesday and Thursday with all proceeds supporting veterans in PA.

Collections Drive and Volunteers Needed for Holiday Event

Campus Interfaith is collecting the following items for an event to be held on Saturday, Dec.12, from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm, in the Henry Student Center.

Annual Angel Giving Tree

Campus Interfaith has put up the Annual Angel Giving Tree. If you take a name tag from the tree, please return the gift with the tag to the Office of Campus Interfaith, HSC room 202, no later than Friday, Dec. 18th.

Celebration of Winter Holiday

Join Interfaith and the Office of Diversity Initiatives for traditional Holiday Interfaith Collaboration - snacks and refreshments will be served.

Holiday Payroll Processing

Due to payrolls early processing schedule for the 12/31/15 payroll, all payroll changes which include additions, terminations, Personnel Status Change forms, address and phone number changes, etc., must be received in the payroll department no later than December 11, 2015.

Spring Internship Registration - Wednesday, December 2nd

Please visit the Roth Concourse in the Student Center on Wednesday, December 3rd from 11:00 am - 1:00 PM to see Sharon Castano and register for credits for your Spring Internship.

Meditation Today

We will be meeting in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) today, as usual, starting at 4:45 p.m. and finishing at 5:30 p.m.

MSC ONE WORLD PARTY: ALL OR NOTHING

MSC will be having its annual One World Party on Thursday, December 3rd from 7-9pm in the Ballroom.

Registrar and Financial Aid Relocating

Moving to Capin Hall to enhance services

Pharmaceutical Sciences Presentation

Dr. Ka Lok Hong visits December 1

Help Desk Closure

Reopens November 28

Summer Undergraduate Course Schedule Now Available

What are you doing this summer?

YMCA Zero Gain Campaign

Register before Thanksgiving

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Donations to benefit Ruth's Place

WE CARE Grocery Gift Cards of Love

Help support families affected by AIDS

Badminton Club Fundraiser Today

Buy a PB&J

Spring 2016 Parking Applications

Applications online until December 16

Ralston Parking Lot

Park on campus Wednesday, November 25

Fitness Center Hours

Hours during Thanksgiving break

Shuttle Service

Holiday Schedule

ZOOM IN: Study Abroad Winners

See the winners in three categories

Meditation Today

Meeting in Kirby Salon

Deposits Due November 24

Holiday schedule for deposits

Scarf Sale

Scarf Sale

Cultural View from Uganda Rescheduled

Pamela Blessed Visits Tuesday, December 1

Parking Lot Closures

Work on Chase and Library Lots

Chris Hackett, Vice Chair of Board of Trustees, to Speak for Family Business Alliance

Monthly Breakfast Series Meeting on December 2

Coffee for a Cause Mugs Still Available

There's still time to buy a cup for a good cause

BACCHUS Hosts Ice Cream Social

Ice Cream Social for Suicide Awareness and Prevention on November 23

Faculty Kudos

Congratulations to Robert Bohlander, Ph.D.

Internet Outage

Service will be down November 25

Local Service Learning Conference Request for Proposals

Submit your proposal for this spring's service learning conference

Care Packages for Soldiers

Please donate to support our armed forces

Toys for Tots Drive

Join in the Men's Lacrosse Toy Drive

Education Club Shirts

Home is Where the Heart Is Shirts for Sale

Coffee for a Cause Today at All Aramark Locations

Grab a cup of coffee for a good cause

Holiday Cards for Troops Overseas

Sign a card for service men and women

Thanksgiving Dining Event

This year's Aramark Campus Dining Thanksgiving Meal will be served Thursday, November 19th at lunch in Henry's Food Court.

On Behalf of the Dean's Office and Public Safety: Reminder of Student Parking Regulations

On behalf of the Dean's Office and Public Safety, we would like to remind students of parking regulations. Please review the attached letter. Any questions can be addressed through the Department of Public Safety

Military Appreciation Week - Navy

Military Appreciation Week will acknowledge Military Veterans, Active Service Members, and their family members. November 18, 2015 will showcase the Navy.

CALENDAR REMINDER TO ALL

Please review the announcement for Tuesday's class schedule and Thanksgiving Recess dates.

New WGS Newsletter Now Available On-Line

The latest edition of the Women's and Gender Studies Newsletter is now available online.

Education Club Rooter Float Social

The Wilkes University Education Club is holding a Rooter Float Social in the Henry Student Center on Thursday, November 19th during club hours.

Ski and Snowboard Club Trip to Killington, Vermont

Attention Wilkes University Students! Do you love to ski and snowboard all day? How about a week long trip with your friends to one of the best mountains on the East Coast?

ASME Backpack Fundraiser

The ASME Club is selling backpacks bearing the Wilkes University logo during club hours at the Henry Student Center.

Wilkes Blood Drive - November 19th

Wilkes will be hosting a blood drive on Thursday, November 19 from 10 am - 4 pm in the Henry Student Center. Please be sure to schedule your appointment.

Urban Plunge FYF Chalk Walk

The Urban Plunge FYF has created a chalk walk and welcomes anyone needing a pick me up to read the message of encouragement and love.

Challenging All Believers to Join

Come join Perspective Church every Sunday night at 7 pm for worship service and to hear the word of God.

Help Local Children in Need - Coffee for a Cause on 11/19/15

On Thursday, November 19th, instead of just grabbing your coffee, purchase a Wilkes University insulated mug AND get a coffee fill for only $5 at all Aramark campus locations.

(On Behalf of Dr. Andrew Miller) -- Tuesday, November 17-HDI-UN Speaker: Roland Rich, UN Democracy Fund, Presents "Voting: What Can the U.S. Learn From Other Countries?"

Please join us Tuesday, November 17th at 4:00 pm in Marts 214 for our second HDI-United Nations Speaker of the year, Roland Rich, former Executive Head, United Nations Democracy Fund.

Military Appreciation Week - U.S. Coast Guard

Military Appreciation Week will acknowledge Military Veterans, Active Service Members, and their family members. Tuesday, November 17, 2015 showcases the Coast Guard.

Educational Forum Event - November 18th

Drs. Robert and Judy Gardner Educational Forum Series Presents - How Do We Measure What We Know: The Controversy over Standardized Testing.

Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) Assistance at the School of Pharmacy this Saturday!

Pharmacy students from Wilkes University, in cooperation with the Advocacy Alliance, will offer an outreach session to assist community members learn about and sign up for the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare") on Saturday November 21st, from 10 AM to 1 PM at Wilkes University.

Globalize Your Thanksgiving, Invite an International Student to Dinner

Invite one or two international students to your Thanksgiving and you will have a great opportunity to share an American holiday with someone from a foreign culture and to learn about traditions and holidays from other places.

November Open House Thank You

On Behalf of the Admissions Office, we would like to thank everyone for their help and support with this past Saturday's Open House.

STD/STI Testing Today

Free and confidential on-campus gonorrhea and chlamydia testing today 11 am - 1 pm.

A Gathering to Express Support for Paris

At 3:20 PM this afternoon, the campus community is invited to gather briefly at the John Wilkes Statue in front of the ES Farley Library for a remembrance of the victims of Friday night's attacks in Paris.

Meditation Today

We will be meeting in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) today, as usual, starting at 4:45 p.m. and finishing at 5:30 p.m.

Military Appreciation Week - Army

Military Appreciation Week will acknowledge Military Veterans, Active Service Members, and their family members. Monday, November 16, 2015 will showcase the Army.

WUPB Hosts Coffee House/Open Mic Night in the Henry Student Center Lounge on December 3rd at 9 pm

The Programming Board will be hosting an open mic night for anyone and everyone to perform anything and everything!

Junior Class Fundraiser: Reusable To-Go Containers Now Available for Use in the Café

The Junior Class will be selling Reusable To-Go Containers that can be used in the café! They will be for sale during club hours on Tuesday and Thursday.

Celebration of Education Event this Thursday, Honors Jim Ferris '56

Celebrate American Education Week with Wilkes alumni, faculty members and educators from around the region from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 19, 2015. Longtime educator, coach and mentor Jim Ferris '56 will be presented with the Wilkes Educator of the Year Award.

Wilkes Hosts SKYWARN Spotter Course November 16 , 6:30 PM

Wilkes University, in conjunction with the National Weather Service, will host a basic SKYWARN spotter course on November 16 from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm in 101 Stark Learning Center.

Marketing Club Collecting Canned Goods (Nov 19): Bring 5 Cans & Get a Free T-Shirt

The Marketing Club will be collecting canned goods benefiting Saint Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen at the Henry Student Center on November 19 from 11 am - 1 PM.

Wilkes University Choral Ensembles to Host Spaghetti Dinner

The Wilkes University Choral Ensembles are hosting a Spaghetti Dinner on Sunday, November 15 from 5-7 pm in the Ballroom of the Henry Student Center on the campus of Wilkes University.

Moe's and Hoopla Fundraiser for Kappa Psi

Do you like Moe's? What about Hoopla? If you answered yes to either of those questions then do we have a sweet offer for you!

Call for Honorary Degree Nominations- Fall 2015

The Honorary Degree Committee invites nominations for candidates for Wilkes University honorary degrees.

Support Empty Bowls & Raise Money for Area Food Banks on November 15

Enjoy a hot bowl of soup while raising money for area food banks at Empty Bowls from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Henry Student Center Ballroom on Sunday, November 15, 2015.

Wilkes Ski and Snowboard Club is Selling Shirts

Wilkes Ski and Snowboard Club is selling shirts in the Henry Student Center, Thursday, November 19th.

International Diversity Week

Join us at the seminars that are being presented for Diversity Week.

Wilkes University Theatre Presents SHOUT! THE MOD MUSICAL

Join us for a trip back to "Swinging London" and the sounds that made it great! This mod musical magazine features hits from the sixties performed by a groovy cast and super band.

Five Wilkes Band Members Selected to Play in the 2016 PA Intercollegiate Band Festival

Dr. Phil Simon is pleased to announce that five members of the Wilkes Band program have been selected to play in the 2016 PA Intercollegiate Band Festival, March 4-6.

23rd Annual Taste of Wilkes

Please join us for the 23rd Annual Taste of Wilkes on November 17th benefiting the United Way of the Wyoming Valley.

Energy History Lecture Today

The Contemporary History Project at Wilkes University and the Division of Global History & Languages will be hosting Dr. Brian Black, Professor of History and Environmental Studies at Penn State Altoona on Thursday, November 12 from 4 pm - 5:30 pm in Breiseth Hall 107.

WILKES UNIVERSITY THEATRE Shout! The Mod Musical

SHOUT! The Mod Musical will be held at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts.

The Vagina Monologues - VDAY 2016

Wilkes University's 2016 production of "The Vagina Monologues" is in need of interested student, staff, and faculty participants. If you think you would like to join or contribute to the performance in any way, please make time to attend the information meeting on Monday, November 16 at 4:00 pm in Breiseth 316.

Heroes Veterans' Brunch Parking - Henry Student Center

We would very much appreciate the campus' assistance in honoring the spaces we will have reserved for veterans in the HSC parking lot on November ​12​​ ​th from 11 am - 1 pm for the Heroes Veteran's Brunch.

Military Appreciation Week - Air Force

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 will showcase the Air Force.

Madrid/Paris Study Abroad Information Session

The Director of Financial Aid and students from last summer will be there to answer any questions you may have.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Hosting Seminar Titled, "Glycomimetic Leads to Anti-Cancer Therapeutics"

Please join us for a Seminar Hosted by the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences titled, "Glycomimetic Leads to Anti-Cancer Therapeutics," presented by David R. Mootoo, Ph.D., Hunter College, CUNY New York, Department of Chemistry.

Wilkes University AFROTC Accepting Students for Spring 2016 Semester

Ready to take your leadership skills to the next level? Add a unique experience to your resume? Looking for a meaningful challenge? Have fun, forge new bonds, and discover a world of opportunities while getting paid to study? Have a desire to serve as a future leader in the elite USAF Officer Corps? Look no further than the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corp (AFROTC) program at Wilkes University!

ATTENTION VETERANS! FREE FOOD!

Happy Veterans Day! For your service, local businesses would like to thank you by giving out some free food!

Military Appreciation Week

Military Appreciation Week will acknowledge Military Veterans, Active Service Members, and their family members.

Spanish Club Krispy Kreme Donut Fundraiser

The Spanish Club will be having a Krispy Kreme Donut fundraiser! Orders will begin to be taken on November 12 at the Henry Student Center with delivery on December 1.

Salvation Army fundraiser at Moe's and Hoopla!

On Friday, November 20th, come out to Moe's Southwest Grille and Hoopla! in Wilkes Barre to support your local Salvation Army. Zebra Communications, the on campus student run PR agency is hosting an all day fundraiser at Moe's and Hoopla! where 15% of all the proceeds will go to The Salvation Army.

Tuxedo T-Shirts

The sophomore class is selling tuxedo t-shirts every day this week from 11 am - 1 pm in the Henry Student Center.

Sweet Lush Cupcake Camper on Campus November 11

Don't forget - the Sweet Lush Cupcake Camper will be on the Greenway tomorrow from 11 AM - 4 PM (or until they sell out).

From the Desk of Patrick F. Leahy - Francis J. Michelini Hall Dedication

Please join me in celebrating the legacy of Wilkes University's second president, Dr. Francis J. Michelini. We will gather at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 80 W. River St., as what was formerly Barre Hall becomes Francis J. Michelini Hall in his honor.

Veterans Day Ceremony

There will be a Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11th at 11 am on the Greenway.

Meditation Today

We will be meeting in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) today, as usual, starting at 4:45 p.m. and finishing at 5:30 p.m.

Energy History Lecture

The Contemporary History Project at Wilkes University and the Division of Global History & Languages will be hosting Dr. Brian Black, Professor of History and Environmental Studies at Penn State Altoona on Thursday, November 12 from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm.

Wilkes University Choral Ensembles to Host Spaghetti Dinner

The Wilkes University Choral Ensembles are hosting a Spaghetti Dinner on Sunday, November 15 from 5 pm - 7 pm in the Ballroom of the Henry Student Center on the campus of Wilkes University.

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - Katie M. Leach

The Dean of the School of Education and Interim Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled "The Effect of Growth Mindset on the Persistence of Gifted Students when Facing Challenges in Online Educational Gameplay" by doctoral candidate Katie M. Leach.

Marketing Club Collecting Canned Goods (November 12 and 19): Bring 5 Cans & Get a Free T-Shirt

The Marketing Club will be collecting canned goods benefiting Saint Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen at the Henry Student Center on November 12th and 19th from 11:00 am - 1 pm.

United Way - Cupcakes for a Cause

Please mark your calendars - the Sweet Lush Cupcake Camper will be on the Greenway on Wednesday, November 11th from 11 AM - 4 PM (or until they sell out).

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.

On Behalf of Wilkes Dining - Colonel Gambini's Closing for Remainder of Fall Semester

Colonel Gambini's will close at 3:00 pm today, November 6th to begin renovations for the new Starbucks location.

FREE STD/STI Testing

Free and confidential STD/STI on campus testing November 17th.

Wyoming Valley Veterans Day Parade 5K

Come out and show your support for our nations veterans for the 1st Annual Wyoming Valley Veteran's Day Parade 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, 8 November 2015.

Wilkes University Swim Meet - Sunday, November 8th

Please come out to the 1st ever Wilkes University Swimming Home Meet. The meet will be held at the Catholic Youth Center at 2pm this Sunday

APhA Operation Self-Care Chili Cook Off

APhA Operation Self-Care Chili Cook Off will take place, Wednesday, November 18th in the Miller Room of the Henry Student Center.

Buy a Tie-Dye Cupcake - Help a Girl be the First in Her Family to Graduate!

This Thursday, November 5th, from 11 am-1 pm the Women's and Gender Studies Department and Psi Chi, the international psychology honor society, will be hosting a tie-dye cupcake sale on the first floor of the Henry Student Center. For only $1 you can help a girl in a developing country be the first in her family to graduate from high school!

Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Bake Sale!

Come support the Wilkes Chapter of the Pennsylvania Pharmacist Association at their bake-sale this Thursday, November 5th.

Counterintelligence Expert William Evanina '89 to Lecture on November 12

Learn how to protect yourself against "Economic Espionage" at William Evanina's lecture on November 12, 2015.

Invitation to Special Screening of the Musical "From Here to Eternity" written by Sir Tim Rice

All members of the Wilkes community are invited to attend a special screening of the musical "From Here to Eternity," written by Sir Tim Rice, which opened in London last year.

Register for Connecting the Dots - Student/Alumni Networking Event

Connect with alumni who are now professionals in the following fields: • Communication Studies • Engineering • Human Resources • Political Science • Education • Nursing • Psychology • Marketing • Business • Law • AND MORE!

Globalize Your Thanksgiving, Invite an International Student to Dinner

Invite one or two international students to your Thanksgiving and you will have a great opportunity to share an American holiday with someone from a foreign culture.

Marketing Club Collecting Canned Goods: November 5,12,19

The Marketing Club will be collecting canned goods in the Henry Student Center to benefit the Saint Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen.

Wilkes U.N. Lecture Series - Voting: What Can the U.S. Learn From Other Countries?

The November 17th lecture will feature Roland Rich, former Executive Head, United Nations Democracy Fund.

English Majors and Minors Fall Picnic

All English Majors and Minors are cordially invited to join the English faculty at the Annual English Department Fall Picnic on Wednesday, November 4.

Registering for an Internship

If you have a confirmed Internship for the spring semester, Sharon Castano will have open office hours to register students on Thursday, Nov. 5th from 11 am - 4 pm.

Sordoni Art Gallery Reception

Join us for the Gallery's Performance and Artist's Reception on November 5th.

30 Days of Thankful

Now that November has arrived, we often see how Thankful everyone is, as they post on social media every day. Join us as we take this idea LIVE!

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week Final Planning Meeting

Are you interested in helping to plan and participate in the events for National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week? Then come to our final planning meeting.

Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) Scentsy Fundraiser

Kappa Delta Pi, Wilkes University's International Educational society, will be hosting a Scentsy fundraiser for the month of November.

Meditation Today

We will be meeting in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) today, as usual, starting at 4:45 p.m. and finishing at 5:30 p.m.

Support Empty Bowls & Raise Money for Area Food Banks on November 15

Enjoy a hot bowl of soup while raising money for area food banks at Empty Bowls from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Henry Student Center Ballroom on Sunday, November 15, 2015.

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - Jon William Pollard

The Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled "The Use of Twitter as a Collaborative Environment for K-12 Teachers: Perceptions of 140 Character Professional Learning Communities" by doctoral candidate Jon William Pollard.

Order Your Class Ring Today!

A representative from Balfour will be on campus from November 3-5.

STUDENTS & FACULTY - 10th WEEK WITHDRAWAL REMINDER

Friday, November 6th marks the end of the tenth week of the fall semester, and the end of the Withdrawal Period using the current drop slip that requires the signed approval of a student's advisor and the course instructor.

Event and Visitor Parking

Effective immediately temporary visitor parking permits or event parking permits will only be issued by the Public Safety Department.

Antibiotic Resistance Presentation

Please join us for an interesting discussion on antibiotic resistance during our infectious disease panel discussion on November 4.

Arcadia Chorale Presents Saints and Sinners October 31-November 1

On Saturday and Sunday, October 31 and November 1, the Arcadia Chorale will present Saints and Sinners, the first program of their 2015-2016 concert season.

Honor a Vet

The Veterans Council will be having an American flag sale Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Henry Student Center during club hours.

IRHC Cake Challenge

Take part in the IRHC Cake Challenge.

Spring 2016 Parking Applications

Commuter and Resident parking permit applications for the Spring 2016 will be on line starting Monday, November 2, 2015 at 8:30 am until Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Free T-shirt Signups for 1 Day Stand Against Tobacco

To raise awareness of the 1 Day Stand Against Tobacco, we will be providing shirts for those who sign up BY THIS FRIDAY, OCT. 30th. Use the link below to sign up.

ATTENTION WCLH STAFF MEMBERS

Attention WCLH staff, there will be a meeting for all general and executive staff today.

Ralston Parking Lot

To accommodate those attending our football game this Saturday, the Department of Public Safety is requesting that all students parking at the Ralston Field Lot relocate their cars to parking lots on the main campus this Friday, October 30, 2015 starting 4:30 p.m.

Mechanical Engineering Logo Contest

The Mechanical Engineering Department is searching for a new logo to represent themselves and is currently accepting entries for a new design.

Campus Gateway Dedication Video

Wilkes University formally dedicated its new $1 million Gateway - which joins the heart of campus with South Main Street -- in a ceremony that kicked off its annual Homecoming weekend on Oct. 2.

BACCHUS Hosts "Wrap Your Halloweenie" Table!

Come celebrate Halloween with BACCHUS on Thursday, October 29th in the Henry Student Center during club hours.

Wilkes Graduate Programs Information

Stop by the Graduate Admissions table on Monday, November 2nd from 11 AM - 1 PM in the Henry Student Center to learn about the graduate programs Wilkes offers and the admissions process.

Wilkes-Barre City Flu Clinics

Wilkes Barre City Issues Reminder of Free Flu Vaccine Clinics

ZOOM IN: Study Abroad Contest Deadline Extended

When submitting photos via e-mail, your entry form may be saved or scanned to a PDF file and submitted with your photo(s). Entries must be received (electronic) no later than 5:00 pm, October 30th, 2015.

Native American Celebration

A Native American Celebration will take place Tuesday, November 3rd.

Police Academy Training Exercises will be Taking Place at the UCoM Garage Upper Levels on Tuesday, October 27

Police Academy training exercises will be taking place at the UCoM Garage upper levels on Tuesday, October 27, between 3:30 pm and 11:00 pm.

Wilkes Family Halloween Party

Campus Interfaith invites you to the Wilkes Family Halloween Party!

Smoking at Wilkes Survey

The link below will take you to a 10 question anonymous survey regarding smoking on campus. We would love to hear your opinion as a smoker or non-smoker in order to gather more information about smoking here at Wilkes.

WUPB Presents FREAK WEEK 2015

Excited for Halloween? WUPB has a spooky event every day up to Thursday to lead up to the scariest time of the year!

Attend Open Forums: Title IX Coordinator Candidates

The search committee for the Title IX coordinator position has scheduled open forums with candidates who will be on campus for interviews this month. The campus community is invited to attend the forums, interact with the candidates and provide feedback as a part of the interview process.

Wilkes United Nations Speaker's Series

United Nations Speaker's Series - Presents: Gerald Bourke, Senior Communications Officer, World Food Programme, New York

Counterintelligence Expert William Evanina '89 to Lecture at Wilkes

Learn how to protect yourself against "Economic Espionage" at William Evanina's lecture on November 12, 2015.

Meditation Today

We will be meeting in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) today, Monday, October 26th. We start at 4:45 p.m. and finish at 5:30 p.m.

Dorothy Dickson Darte Center 50th Anniversary Celebration

On behalf of President Leahy: Please join me in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts this Saturday, Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. Dr. Steven Thomas and the faculty in theatre, dance and music have planned a gala Celebration of the Performing Arts with performances featuring our students.

YMCA Fundraiser for Livestrong

Exercise for Survival - a fundraiser for Livestrong sponsored by the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA.

Wilkes Phi Phi Chapter of the Kappa Delta Pi International Education Honor Society Inducts New Members

The Wilkes University Phi Phi Chapter of the Kappa Delta Pi International Education Honor Society, under the advisement of Dr. Karen Frantz-Fry, Assistant Professor of Education, inducted eight candidates on October 20, 2015 in the Ballroom of the Henry Student Center on campus.

Congratulations to Teacher Education Program Candidates

Congratulations to the fifteen undergraduate candidates who were inducted into the Teacher Education Program at Wilkes University on October 20, 2015 in the Miller Room of the Henry Student Center.

Information for Academic Advisors: PHEAA Awards and Spring Registration

The Spring Registration period is about to begin on Sunday. Because the annual budget for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, that includes the annual PHEAA allocations to colleges and universities, has yet to be approved and distributed, the University has not been able to apply PHEAA grants to student accounts for the fall semester.

Driveway Closure - Student Center

On Monday, October 26th, the driveway alongside of the Student Center at the West South Street entrance will be blocked off for repair.

On Behalf Of Wilkes Dining - Dining Services Survey

We are conducting a dining services survey to better understand your campus lifestyle and preferences.

Adventure Ed

A big thank you to all students, staff and faculty who logged activities in the ON Campus Challenge!

MBA Open House

Prospective students are invited to learn more about our MBA. Meet program faculty, chat with current students and tour our new business school.

Manuscript Society Halloween Reading

The Manuscript Society's Annual Halloween Reading will be held Tuesday, October 27 at 7:00 PM in the Kirby Hall Salon.

Register for Connecting the Dots - Student/Alumni Networking Event

Connect with Alumni in Your Field

Work Study Positions Available

Work for Student Government

Ralston Parking Lot Closure

Parking Lot Closing Friday at 4:30 p.m.

Wilkes Honor Society Sponsors Book Drive

Donate new or slightly used books

Wilkes U.N. Lecture Series - October 27th

The topic for this lecture is the United Nations World Food Programme on Syria.

REMINDER: Sign Up for Wilkes Alerts!

Wilkes University students, staff, and faculty members are reminded to register their cell phones with the Wilkes Alert Emergency Notification System.

On Behalf of President Leahy: Passan School of Nursing Dedication

Please join me in celebrating the dedication of the Passan School of Nursing at Wilkes University on Wednesday, October 21 at 3 p.m. in Room 101 of Stark Learning Center.

Register for Winter Intersession Courses and You Can Win!

Students who register for Intersession courses from Monday, October 26 through Friday, October 30 have the chance to win gift cards to Barnes & Noble, Dunkin Donuts, Rodano's and more. Prizes will be given away each day!

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - Deana Kathryn Patson

The Dean of the School of Education and Interim Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled "Teachers' Perceptions and Technological Pedagogical Knowledge in a Student Centered Blended Learning Environment" by doctoral candidate Deana Kathryn Patson.

Chase Parking Lot Closure October 21, 2015

The Chase Parking Lot will be closed for the day on October 21 to accommodate the dedication of the Passan School of Nursing.

CAREER PLANNING COURSE FOR JUNIORS AND SENIORS

Juniors and senior students are encouraged to enroll in CAR 198 Career Planning class, 1 credit, CRN 10981, to be offered Wednesdays at 12:00 in spring, 2016.

Atty. Thomas Jefferson's 250th Anniversary of Being Admitted to the Bar

Wilkes U and the Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Assn. will commemorate the 250th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson's legal career at 8:30 a.m. on Thurs., Oct. 29 in the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

Education Club Homecoming TShirts

The Homecoming T-shirts are in!

WUPB Hosts Oktoberfest on the Greenway, 10/22 from 5 pm - 7 pm

WUPB would like to invite you to Oktoberfest, a fun event on the Greenway, October 22.

MID TERM GRADES

All students are reminded that Fall semester Mid Term grades are now available for your review.

Professional Nursing Induction Ceremony

The Passan School of Nursing will hold its Eleventh Annual Professional Nursing Induction Ceremony on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at the Marts Gymnasium at 1:00 p.m.

Polish Food Tasting

Please join us for some traditional Polish food tasting this Thursday.

Globalize Your Thanksgiving, Invite an International Student to Dinner

Invite one or two international students to your Thanksgiving and you will have a great opportunity to share an American holiday with someone from a foreign culture.

Attend Open Forums: Title IX Coordinator Candidates

The search committee for the Title IX Coordinator position has scheduled open forums with three candidates who will be on campus for interviews this month. The campus community is invited to attend the forums, interact with the candidates and provide feedback as a part of the interview process.

Study Tour to London over Spring Break

Join Professor John Hepp for an interdisciplinary and intercultural experience studying history and culture in London, England, one of the great cities of the world. This is a spring semester course with up to three credits in history that includes seven days and six nights in London in March.

Attention Students Graduating in May 2016

See the schedule in this announcement for deadlines to place your Diploma Order and Cap & Gown Order.

Don't get Stuck ....The Internship and Career Fair is this Thursday!

The Internship and Career Fair is this Thursday from 11am-1pm in the Ballroom, Henry Student Center.

Seniors, P2 and P4 Students Have Your Professional Portrait Included in the 2016 Amnicola Yearbook

Schedule your appointment to have your professional portrait included in the 2016 Amnicola Yearbook.

Get Help with Resumes, Networking, Writing Thank Yous, and Interviewing - Sessions Monday

Get ready for the Intern & Career Fair. Review the schedule for Monday's sessions.

Breast Cancer Awareness PINK Extensions

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Colleges Against Cancer is bringing a local salon to the Henry Student Center on October 19th for PINK hair extensions!

UPDATE: The Office of Student Affairs will host a screening of "The Hunting Ground" on Tuesday, October 20th

The Office of Student Affairs will host a screening of "The Hunting Ground" on Tuesday, October 20th at 11:45 am in Breiseth 107.

Alcohol Awareness Week

Join us for some of the activities planned for Alcohol Awareness Week starting October 19th.

Spring Semester Registration Begins Soon

ATTENTION STUDENTS - SPRING SEMESTER REGISTRATION BEGINS SOON

James Jones Literary Society's Symposium on the Wilkes Campus November 5-7

During the weekend of November 5 - 7, the Wilkes Creative Writing Graduate Program will host the 2015 James Jones Literary Society's Symposium on the Wilkes campus.

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Hosting Seminar Titled, "The Synthesis of Heterocycles from Carbohydrate Precursors,"

Join us for "The Synthesis of Heterocycles from Carbohydrate Precursors," presented by Cecilia H. Marzabadi, Ph.D., Seton Hall University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Buddhist Meditation Sessions to Begin Monday October 19th

Anyone interested in practicing some Buddhist meditation is invited to come to the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) on Monday, October 19th.

Driving Simulator

In recognition of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week Lehigh Valley Health Network along with the Northeast Highway Safety Program will host driving simulators.

STD/STI Testing

Free on-campus confidential Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Testing.

You Can Tell Just by Looking and 20 Other Myths about LGBT Life and People

"You Can Tell Just by Looking and 20 Other Myths about LGBT Life and People" presented by Michael A. Bronski in collaboration with NEPDEC and Dr. Newell.

Annual Alcohol Awareness Walk

Join the walk to raise awareness of the dangers of excessive and underage drinking.

Dorothy Dickson Darte 50th Anniversary Celebration

Join us on Saturday, October 24th, in celebrating 50 years of the performing arts.

Farley Library eBook Survey Results

An executive summary of the Farley Library eBook survey results is available for review.

Commuter Council Pumpkin Carving Social

The Commuter Council Pumpkin Carving Social will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 20th.

Dining Services Survey

Dining Services is conducting a survey to better understand your campus lifestyle and preferences.

Seeking Volunteers for Project at the Avoca Airport

The Institute for Public Policy & Economic Development is seeking about 15-20 volunteers for assistance with a market research project at the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre International Airport.

Cancer Ribbon Pin Orders/Money Due Wednesday!

The Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Relay Team Cancer Ribbon Pin Fundraiser ends this Wednesday, 10/14/15, at noon.

Call for Honorary Degree Nominations- Fall 2015

The Honorary Degree Committee invites nominations for candidates for Wilkes University honorary degrees.

Ally Training for Students

Ally Training for students today at 11 am.

Fitness Center Fall Break Hours

Listed are the hours of operation for the Fitness Center during Fall Break.

The Office of Student Affairs Hosting a Screening of "The Hunting Ground" on Tuesday, October 20th

"The Hunting Ground" is a documentary film that examines sexual violence on U.S. college campuses.

Photographer on Campus Monday and Tuesday

Photographer Jonathan McBride will be roaming campus Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 12 and 13, shooting photos for the Office of Marketing Communications.

NYC Bus Trip Sponsored by Commuter Council

Commuter Council is sponsoring a bus trip to New York City on Saturday, November 21st. Tickets are $25 per person.

Capin Hall Contractor Work

During the week of October 12, 2015 work will begin on the exterior of Capin Hall. This will include the area between Capin Hall and Breiseth Hall.

Majors/Minors Fair to be Held on Tuesday, 10/13

This year's Majors / Minors Fair will be held in the Student Center Ballroom on Tuesday, October 13th. Between 11:30 am and 12:45 pm.

WCLH Stop The Violence, Stop The Hate

Wilkes University's on-campus student run radio station is hosting a "Stop The Violence, Stop The Hate" event on Thursday, October 22nd from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm in the first floor lounge of the Henry Student Center at 84 West South Street.

Relay for Life's First Ever Breastfast

On Tuesday, October 13th from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm Wilkes University's Relay for Life is hosting their first ever "Breastfast" Breakfast on the Greenway.

Zeta Psi Chapter Receives Chapter Key Award

Wilkes University's Zeta Psi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), Honor Society of Nursing, has been selected as a 2015 recipient of the Chapter Key Award.

Wilkes Football Gear Sale Today

Wilkes Football gear will be on sale today to benefit the football team.

Senator Casey News Conference Today

Senator Robert Casey Jr. will hold a news conference today, Friday, October 9, at 1:45 p.m. in the Miller Room of the Henry Student Center. The senator's remarks will focus on legislation dealing with proposed changes to the Perkins Loan program.

Annual Alcohol Awareness Walk

Join the walk to raise awareness of the dangers of excessive and underage drinking.

CALENDAR REMINDER TO ALL

According to the University's Academic Calendar, no classes will be held on Thursday, October 15th, and Friday, October 16th, due to Fall Recess.

WGS Newsletter Now Available

The latest edition of the Women's and Gender Studies Newsletter is now available online.

LDR 298 International Leadership Spring Break Interest Meeting - 10/8/15

Interested in traveling but don't have a whole semester to study abroad? Take a Spring Break trip to England, Ireland and Wales with the LDR 298 International Leadership class! Attend the interest meeting for further information.

Wilkes U.N. Lecture Series - October 27th

The topic for this lecture is the United Nations World Food Programme on Syria.

Entrepreneurship Club Clothing Drive

The Entrepreneurship Club will be having another clothing drive for business casual and business professional clothes this Thursday during club hours.

Wilkes Adventure Ed On Campus Challenge

Wilkes Adventure Ed would like to thank you for your participation in national competition to be the Most Outdoorsy School in America. We have 10 days left to earn $500 of grant money and hold onto 4th place.

Y.F.I.T. Fall Session Registration

Y.F.I.T. registration now open for next session.

Drs. Robert and Judy Gardner Educational Forum Series Thursday, October 8

Drs. Robert and Judy Gardner Educational Forum Series presents "Rural Education: Impressions and Perspectives" on Thursday, October 8.

Announcing GET Funds for Dining & Flex Dollars

Wilkes University Business Operations is very excited to announce the launch of the "GET Funds" application. The GET Funds application allows you, as well as others, to access your account and add Dining & Flex Dollars (declining balance accounts) from any computer, laptop or mobile device.

Globalize Your Thanksgiving, Invite an International Student to Dinner

Invite one or two international students to your Thanksgiving and you will have a great opportunity to share an American holiday with someone from a foreign culture.

WUPB Hosts Kyle Cease, Transformational Comedian, October 8 at 8 pm in the Ballroom

Come out and see well known transformational/motivational comedian Kyle Cease perform in the Ballroom.

Free Food for All Who Attend College Democrats Reorganization Meeting

The College Democrats will be holding their official reorganization meeting Thursday,October 8 in Breiseth 316. 11:30 am - 1:00 pm.

Check Out the Winter Intersession Undergraduate Course Schedule!

Start your Winter Intersession planning now! The 2015-2016 intersession class schedule is now online.

Free Diabetes Screening

To celebrate American Pharmacists Month, APhA-ASP Operation Diabetes is hosting a diabetes screening event that is open to the entire Wilkes community.

IMPORTANT UPDATE - Internet Bandwidth

Due to a technical issue with Frontier Communications, ITS was unable to upgrade the Internet Circuit last Tuesday night. This important upgrade to increase our internet bandwidth has been rescheduled to Thursday, October 8.

Substance Abuse Poster Contest

Health and Wellness Services and Bacchus are excited to sponsor our first annual Substance Abuse Poster Contest!

Wilkes Family Halloween Party-Call for Clubs and Organizations

The Wilkes Family Halloween Party (Formerly the McGlynn Halloween Party) will be held on Friday, Oct 30, from 5-7pm.

College Radio Day Today

Please join 90.7 WCLH (Wilkes U Radio) and 105.5 WSFX (LCCC Radio) which are coming together today from 11 am -1 pm on the third floor of the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center to celebrate College Radio Day.

Wilkes Bubble Bash

Join us for a brand new Student Government event on October 9th from 4 pm - 8 pm on the Greenway.

Women's Soccer Game Rescheduled to Today

The women's soccer team is playing Friday, October 2, at 5 pm at Schmidt Stadium.

Study Abroad Fair

A Study Abroad Fair will take place on October 6th in the Henry Student Center Lounge.

Spanish Club Sign-ups

Spanish Club sign-ups will take place in the Henry Student Center, October 6th.

Love Your Body Day

Free Zumba and healthy lifestyle information will be available on Tuesday, October 6th, from 11 am - 1 pm, in the Henry Student Center in honor of Love Your Body Day (LYBD).

Wilkes University Theatre Presents "Our Town" Oct 1-4

Wilkes University Theatre opens its 2015-2016 season with a production of Thornton Wilder's "Our Town". Performances are Oct. 1-3 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 4 at 2 p.m.

Invitation from President Leahy - Wilkes Gateway Dedication

Please join me on Friday, October 2nd, at 4:30 p.m. for the dedication of the Wilkes Campus Gateway.

Time Sheet Reminder

A reminder that time sheets are due to the payroll department.

Wilkes University's 2014 Clery Report Now Available

Wilkes University's 2014 Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Clery Report), which reviews crime on the campus and the surrounding area, is now available from the Department of Public Safety.

Ralston Parking Lot

To accommodate those attending our Homecoming football game this Saturday, the Department of Public Safety is requesting that all students parking at the Ralston Field Lot relocate their cars to parking lots on the main campus this Friday, October 2, 2015 starting 4:30 p.m.

Annual Alcohol Awareness Walk

Join the walk to raise awareness of the dangers of excessive and underage drinking.

Alternative Fall Break

Sign ups are now available for the Alternative Fall Break Trip. We will be going to Washington, DC and serving the hungry and homeless population there.

Wilkes-Barre Dept of Health Free Flu Vaccines

Wilkes-Barre Dept of Health Offering Free Flu Vaccines to city residents.

INFLUENZA VACCINE FLUZONE QUADRIVALENT AVAILABLE

Wilkes University Health & Wellness Department is offering the INFLUENZA VACCINE FLUZONE QUADRIVALENT at a cost of $20.00.

Parking Lot, Road & Gateway Closures During Homecoming 2015 Weekend

The Wilkes community is invited to attend the Campus Gateway Dedication at 4:30 p.m. this Friday, October 2. A ceremony will be held in front of the Gateway on South Main Street and a reception in the Gateway will follow.

Rifkin Food Court Grand Opening Celebration

Join Wilkes Dining in celebrating the new Rifkin Food Court on Thursday.

WUPB Hosts Carnival Bingo This Week

WUPB will be having a Carnival themed Bingo this Thursday.

Ruth's Place Women's Shelter Walk for Hope

The Ruth's Place Women's Shelter Walk for Hope will be held October4th.

BACCHUS Breast Cancer Awareness

BACCHUS will have a Breast Cancer Awareness table this Thursday in the Henry Student Center lobby during club hours.

Seniors & P4 Students are Invited to the Tailgate Tent at Homecoming 2015!

Seniors and P4 students are invited to join alumni & friends at the Homecoming Tailgate Tent on Saturday, Oct. 3! You'll enjoy food, beverages and fun with your classmates, Wilkes alumni, faculty and staff.

Alternative Spring Break Interest Meeting

A brief Alternative Spring Break Interest Meeting will be held in the Henry Student Center Lounge on October 1st.

ZOOM IN: Study Abroad Contest

A maximum of two photos may be submitted per entrant and must be original, (no professional photos or digitally enhanced photos). To enter you must have earned credits towards your Wilkes degree in or be an international student (F-1 visa) who is enrolled full time at Wilkes.

Ewabo- Calypso Band

A Caribbean potpourri of contemporary calypso, reggae and Pan Drum music will be presented on September 29th at 11:00 AM.

Be Part of History - Participate in the Gateway Dedication!

Want to be part of Wilkes history? Be a part of the dedication ceremony for the Campus Gateway on Friday, October 2, at 4:00 p.m.!

Live, Love, Dance - Dance Studio at the WB YMCA

Dance classes are now available at a discounted rate for all college students.

Play The Student Stock Market Game -- Win Up To $1,500

The Kingston office of the investment firm Janney Montgomery Scott invites students to play the Stock Market Game this fall.

Last Call for Homecoming Posters & Kid's Table Activities!

Student clubs that would like to enter a poster into the Homecoming Poster Contest and/or host a kid's activity at the Tailgate Tent must notify the alumni office by the end of the day on Tuesday, September 29.

Papal Mass Viewing

Campus Interfaith will be hosting a Papal Mass viewing for Sunday, September 27th.

Worship Services This Weekend

Campus Worship Services Will be Held This Weekend

Win Extra Tickets at Homecoming Pep Rally

Help Student Government and The Nesbitt School of Pharmacy collect items for their annual Backpack Project and earn extra tickets for the raffle drawing at the Homecoming Pep Rally.

Snow Management Inc. in Student Center, September 24th at 11 AM

Hiring staff from Snow Management, Inc., a commercial snow management company, is hiring seasonal laborers for the upcoming winter season and are seeking teams of Wilkes students.

College Democrats First Meeting Today

Wilkes University College Democrats will be holding their first meeting today at Noon.

Drs. Robert and Judy Gardner Educational Forum Series Presents: The Power of Storytelling in Education

The Power of Storytelling in Education will be presented on September 24th by Ms. Mary Baker, teacher, Rock Solid Academy.

The Allan P. Kirby Lecture in Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Featuring Michael Reagan

The Allan P. Kirby Lecture in Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Featuring Michael Reagan, son of former President Ronald Reagan, will be held October 7th.

Important Network News - Internet Upgrade

On Tuesday, September 29th, the ITS Network team and Frontier Communications will be working on upgrading our Internet circuit from 260MB to 340MB.

Chase Parking Lot Closed on 10/1/2015 for Homecoming Pep Rally

The parking lot in between Chase Hall and Stark Learning Center will be closed at 4 pm on Thursday, October 1, 2015 for the Wilkes University Homecoming Pep Rally.

Last Call! Applications to be part of the Off Campus Wilkes Liaisons Program are due Friday, 9/25.

Off Campus Wilkes Liaisons Program (OWLs) applications are due Friday.

Graduate School Admissions Seminar-9/28

Thinking of Applying to Graduate School? Want to learn why students are (or are not) admitted to a graduate program, straight from a Graduate Admissions Director?

Intramurals

This Friday (9/25/15) is the final day to sign-up for Fall Intramurals!

Civic Band Invited to Perform at State Conference

Dr. Philip Simon, Director of Bands, and Dr. Steven Thomas, Chair of the Division of Performing Arts, are delighted to announce that the Wilkes University Civic Band is invited to perform for the Pennsylvania Music Educators Spring Inservice Conference in Hershey, PA on March 31, 2016.

Students - Get Free Stuff & a College Discount Card at Party on the Square!

Bring your college ID to Party on the Square to receive giveaways from area businesses, a money-saving discount card and other fun stuff.

Green Zone Training

Green Zone Training will be held on September 24, 2015 at 2 PM in the Miller Room.

Alternative Spring Break Applications Now Available

We are once again offering 4 service trips: Flatgap, Kentucky; Ashville, NC; Dominican Republic; and Costa Rica.

Network with Successful Alumni in the Sports & Fitness Industry - Panel & Lunch 10/1/15

Students are invited to attend a panel presentation and lunch featuring three alumni professionals in the sports and fitness industry.

Cancer Ribbon Pin Fundraiser!

The Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Relay Team is selling cancer ribbon pins for Relay for Life​!​​

WUPB Presents Hoodie Allen on the Riverfront

Hoodie Allen, with special guest Bryce Vine, will be performing a free show on the Riverfront on Friday, September 25th, at 7:00 pm.

Mandatory Fall Intern Session Today (9/22)

If you are registered, or plan to register for a Fall internship, you must attend a mandatory session today.

Ping Pong Club

Anyone interested in joining ping pong club should contact Bill McLay .

National Voter Registration Day

The Office of Civic Engagement in conjunction with Women and Gender Studies will be hosting National Voter Registration Drive tomorrow.

Entrepreneurship Club Professional Clothing Drive

This Thursday, Sept. 24, The Entrepreneurship Club will be setting up professional dress clothing drive stations in both UCOM and the Henry Student Center from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Calling all Off Campus Students! Join the New Off-Campus Wilkes Liaisons (OWLs) Program and Help Your Fellow Students in the Neighborhood.

OWLs will receive a $500 scholarship per semester. Applications are due on Friday, September 25th.

Wilkes Cheerleaders are Selling Breast Cancer T-Shirts

T-Shirt Sale!! Proceeds benefit Breast Cancer Research and the Wilkes University Cheerleading team.

Wilkes Swim Team Fundraiser

Purchase your Wilkes Swim Team or Wilkes University apparel by September 30th.

Student Government Election Deadline

Elections will end on Tuesday, September 22 2015 at 1:00 pm.

Banned Book Reading

The Wilkes University chapter of Sigma Tau Delta will hold a Banned Book Reading outside of Kirby Hall on Tuesday, September 29 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Health and Wellness Club Meeting - Thursday, October 1

Interested in health and wellness? Attend the HAWC meeting on Thursday, October 1st in the Henry Student Center to discuss club events and executive board positions that are available.

Wilkes University Education Club Homecoming T-shirts

The Wilkes University Education Club will be selling long sleeve t-shirts for Homecoming.

Intercollegiate Leadership Wilkes-Barre - Participants Needed!

The Office of Student Development is currently looking for interested students to be a part of the Intercollegiate Leadership Wilkes-Barre Class of 2015! ICLWB is a leadership program offered through the Leadership Wilkes-Barre organization.

Wilkes University Hosts "Passport to Science" Oct. 10 Community Open House

Wilkes University will hold a community open house at the Lawrence and Sally Cohen Science Center on Saturday, Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The science center is located at 140 S. River St. in Wilkes-Barre. Refreshments will be served.

Henry's Menu Online

Daily menus for Henry's Dining Hall are available on the new Wilkes Dining Website www.wilkes.campusdish.com!

ISO: PERSONAL CARE ITEMS

The Veterans Council will be holding another drive this Thursday.

Wilkes University and Philharmonic College Night

Please join the Northeastern Philharmonic for College Night on Saturday, September 19th.

Petitions and Letters of Intent for Student Government Elections Are Due

Petitions and Letters of Intent for Student Government elections are due today by Noon.

Green Zone Training

Green Zone allows faculty, staff, and students to become knowledgeable about the military affiliated student experience.

Alternative Spring Break Applications

The offices of Civic Engagement, Campus Interfaith, Global Education and Diversity along with our faculty partner, Dr. Miller in Political Science, are pleased to announce that applications are now available electronically for the upcoming 201​6​Alternative Spring Break trips.

WUPB Hosts a Hoedown Throwdown on the Greenway

WUPB will be having a Hoedown Throwdown party on the Greenway on Thursday, September 17, from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

Educational Forum Series Presentation

Drs. Robert and Judy Gardner Educational Forum Series Presents: Teaching and Learning in Independent Schools.

Fall Intramurals

The deadline to sign-up for fall Intramurals is this Friday (9/18/15).

Wilkes University Red Cross Blood Drive - September 15th

Please schedule your appointment for Tuesday's Blood Drive.

Gateway Project Update - 9/14/15

The sidewalk in front of UCOM will be closed during the week of Monday, September 14 for additional work.

Luzerne County SHINE Program - Teacher Assistant Positions Available

Are you looking for a paid educational experience that will make a difference? The Luzerne County SHINE After-School Program will expose you to the most innovative strategies in education, STEAM (Science, Technology, Education, Arts and Mathematics) and the skills needed to be more competitive in the current job market.

LDR298 Additional Information Session - 9/17/15

Interested in traveling but don't have a whole semester to study abroad? Take a Spring Break trip to England, Ireland and Wales with the LDR 298 International Leadership class!

Psychology Club Meeting

The first Psychology Club meeting will be held Tuesday, September 15th at 11:00 am in Breiseth 311.

Watch Summer Commencement LIVE

If you are unable to attend Wilkes' 2015 Summer Commencement Ceremony this Sunday at 1 p.m., attend virtually!

9/11 Prayer for America Prayer Service

On Sunday, September 13 a Prayer for America 9/11 Prayer Service will be held at 4:00 pm on Public Square.

Sunday Services Resume This Weekend

Sunday services will resume this Sunday, September 13.

Conversation Partners

Looking to add some global experience to your resume? The intensive English Program (IEP) at Wilkes has a conversation partner program.

Constitution Day - September 17

Thursday, September 17 is Constitution Day! Come celebrate the U.S. Constitution and learn about its legal protections by attending an important talk by local attorney, Al Flora, Jr.

Back-To-School Bingo in the Henry Student Center Lounge 9/10/15

Wilkes University Programming Board is hosting a Back-to-School Bingo tonight.

Wilkes-King's Barnes & Noble Flash Sale Today

50% off clearance flash sale at Wilkes-King's Barnes & Noble 9/10/15.

Fall Student Government Petitions Available

Fall Student Government Petitions are now available behind the information desk or on the Student Government Website.

Wilkes University Blood Drive - September 15th

Wilkes University in conjunction with the American Red Cross will host a blood drive on Tuesday, September 15th.

Entrepreneurship Club Professional Clothing Drive at Club Day

The Entrepreneurship Club is holding a Professional Clothing Drive. The clothes collected will act as a fundraiser for the club and will give students access to professional dress at a low cost.

Calling All Off-Campus Students!

Are you interested in making a difference in your neighborhood? Come find out more about the new Community Liaison program.

FREE STD/STI Testing

Free and confidential gonorrhea and chlamydia testing, September 15th.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Department presenting seminar titled, Recent Progress in the Synthesis of Carbohydrate Components of Antibiotics, Functionalized Graphite Nanofibers, and Fungal Toxins.

The Pharmaceutical Sciences Department would like to invite all faculty, staff, and students for a presentation titled, "Recent Progress in the Synthesis of Carbohydrate Components of Antibiotics, Functionalized Graphite Nanofibers, and Fungal Toxins."

Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge Contest!

We are currently in 5th place out of 59 schools in the 6 week challenge...a great place to be in the first week! We need about 1300 more people to sign up.

Information Session on LDR 298 and Trip to England, Ireland and Wales.

Information Session on LDR 298 and Trip to England, Ireland and Wales to be held on Wednesday, September 9th.

Latin Cafe-Celebration for Hispanic Heritage Month

Latin Cafe will be held on Wednesday, September 16th.

NSO 5K Fun Run/Walk

The Nursing Student Organization will be hosting a 5K Fun Run/ Walk on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 10:00 am at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre.

Veterans Council Personal Care Donation Drive

In honor of September 11th, the Veterans Council will be holding a personal care donation drive on Tuesday, September 15th.

No Sunday Services This Weekend

Due to the Labor Day recess, Sunday Services will NOT be held this week.

Canine Cadet: Det 752 Pioneers New Program

Detachment 752 is proud to introduce its newest Cadet, Lady Liberty.

Homecoming Weekend Colonels Vs. Cancer 5k Walk/Run

Colleges Against Cancer: Relay for Life is hosting a 5k along with Wilkes Alumni for homecoming weekend!

Actor Needed - Faculty, Staff, Student, or Community Member

Immediately seeking an actor to portray Dr. Gibbs in Wilkes University Theatre's production of Our Town by Thorton Wilder.

Scholarship For Students Of Polish Descent

The Polish Room Committee Scholarship welcomes applications from Luzerne County residents. To be considered, applicants must write a brief description of their Polish heritage (family immigration description) and what that heritage means to them.

School of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony

The students of the Class of 2019 of the School of Pharmacy invite all friends to witness their participation in The Oath of a Pharmacist White Coat Ceremony.

Club and Organization Registration (also for Club Day)

Please use the enclosed link to register your club or organization for the 15/16 year. This includes registration for Club Day on September 10th and Council of the Clubs on September 17th.

Lee National Denim Day

BACCHUS is once again encouraging members of the Wilkes University community to participate in Lee National Denim Day.

NEPA BlogCon2015

NEPA BLOGCON 2015 at East Stroudsburg University. ROCK OUT with your BLOG OUT.

WUPB Silent Disco

On Thursday, September 3rd, Wilkes University Programming Board will be hosting a Silent Disco at 7:30 PM in the Ballroom of the Henry Student Center.

Meeting for Off Campus Students

A meeting for all Off-Campus students will be held on Thursday, September 3rd, at 11:15 am, in Breiseth room 107. Your rights and responsibilities as an apartment dweller will be covered and a new off-campus liaison program will be introduced.

Reporter Looking for Students to Interview About Uber

A reporter for the Times Leader is looking for Wilkes students to interview who have used Uber, the ride service, in this area.

Bystander Intervention Training Program Recruiting Student Trainers

The Bystander Intervention Training program is in the process of recruiting student trainers once again! This program trains members of the student body, peer to peer, to safely intervene in situations or potential situations of sexual violence.

Welcome to Our Neighborhood Social

The Diversity Office and MSC invites you to the Welcome to Our Neighborhood Social, Tuesday, September 1st, 2015.

Time Sheet Reminder

Time sheets are due.

Admissions Work Study Positions Meetings

The Admissions Office will be holding meetings on September 3rd for new and returning work study students.

Walk for Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Join The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention for their Out of the Darkness Community Walk, which will be held in Kirby Park on Sunday, September 13 at 2:00 PM.

Wilkes University Flute Ensemble Open to New Members!

Please let your friends and colleagues know that the Wilkes University Flute Ensemble resumes rehearsals on Monday 8/31/15 from 5-6:30pm in Darte 218!

Reminder: Smoking Policy Goes Into Effect Today

Please be aware that the updated Wilkes University tobacco use/smoking policy goes into effect beginning Monday, August 31, 2015. This policy establishes a smoke-free zone of 20 feet from any university building door, window, or ventilating system.

Gateway Project Update - South Franklin Street Crosswalk

Please be aware that we've experienced a delay in the construction of the South Franklin Street crosswalk. As a result, the crosswalk will not be ready for the start of classes as planned.

New Location of Cooperative Education/Internship Office

The Cooperative Education/Internship Office is now located on the 2nd floor of the Henry Student Center.

Sunday Services

Sunday Services will begin this Sunday, August 30th.

Wilkes University Theatre Auditions - Shout and Our Town

Wilkes University Theatre (WUT) will be holding auditions for the fall theater season. Auditions will be on the main stage of the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts the first week of classes.

Wilkes University Theatre Announces 2015 -2016 Season Schedule

Wilkes University Theatre announces its 2015-2016 season. The season presents a variety of shows from thought-provoking classics to musicals featuring songs of the swinging sixties. All performances will be held in the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts. General admission is $10, students and seniors are $5, and free for all Wilkes students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call the box office at 570-408-4540.

Gateway Project Updates - Pedestrian Traffic & Parking

Please be alert for new pedestrian traffic patterns around South Main Street beginning today.

Wilkes Adventure Ed Taking Part in National Competition

Wilkes University Adventure Ed is part of a national competition for Outdoorsy School in America.

Public Safety Handicapped Ramp

Please be aware that Sordoni Construction will be working on the sidewalk in front of Public Safety. This work will require the handicapped ramp to be blocked until Monday, August 24.

Gateway Project Update - South Main Street Reopening

Please be aware that South Main Street will reopen to vehicular traffic at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, August 25. The South Main Street entrance to the parking garage will remain closed until further notice.

Marching Colonels in Band Camp

The Marching Colonels begin their season today with a one week band camp.

YMCA Y.F.I.T Training Program at Henry Gym

The YMCA will be offering the Your Fitness Interval Training (Y.F.I.T.) Program at the Henry Gym this Fall.

Sordoni Art Gallery Exhibition - Blair Seitz: Aerial Perspectives

The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University opens the exhibition, Blair Seitz: Aerial Perspectives on Tuesday, September 1.

REMINDER - South Main Street Entrance to Parking Garage Closed

Due to Gateway Project construction, South Main Street is closed between Northampton and South Streets. During this time, members of the University community who use the parking garage must enter the parking garage via South Street and Nesbitt Lane, the street that runs behind the University Towers.

Off Campus Parking Closure

Temporary Closure of Army/Navy Lot

South Main Street Closing Aug. 10, New Access To Wilkes Parking Garage

South Main Street will be closed between Northampton and South streets beginning Monday, Aug. 10.

Sen. Casey News Conference Today In Henry Student Center

U.S. Sen. Robert Casey, Jr. is holding a news conference today at 10:45 a.m. in the Miller Room of the Henry Student Center.

Important Network News

The network upgrade will be continuing into this weekend.

Chase Parking Lot Closed for Repairs

The Chase parking lot will be closed for repairs and line painting from Thursday, August 6th to Sunday, August 9th.

Gateway Project Update

The Gateway is now open to pedestrian traffic between South Main and Franklin Streets.

Electrical Load Shedding Event Today

Wilkes has received a request from our energy provider to curtail our energy usage today, August 4th, between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Thank You!

A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who donated food to the "Christmas in July" United Way food drive this year.

Time Sheet Reminder

Time sheets are due.

Meditation Sessions to Resume in September

The start of the Fall Semester will give us a chance to practice meditation together again.

Network Project Update

The network upgrade will be continuing into this weekend.

Gateway Project Update

An update on the Gateway Project is provided.

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - Patrick Patte

The Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the dissertation defense by doctoral candidate Patrick Patte.

Hot Weather Alert - Electrical Load Shedding Possible on 7/29, 7/30 & 8/4

The University has received a Hot Weather Alert and warning that we may need to decrease our energy usage on 7/29, 7/30, & 8/4.

Student Lab Print Server Maintenance

On Tuesday, July 28, the IT Dept. will be performing an upgrade to the Wilkes Campus lab print server. Throughout the day during the upgrade, students may experience problems printing in the various computer labs.

Endure for a Cure - August 9th

lease join us for this family-friendly ride! Register today and choose your distance.

Important Network News

The network upgrade will be continuing into this weekend.

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - William Andahazy

The Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the dissertation defense by doctoral candidate William Andahazy on Tuesday, August 4th.

Live Jazz on the River Common

Live Jazz on the River Common - July 23 at 7pm - Wilkes-Barre River Common Amphitheatre

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - Dawn R. Sutton

The Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the dissertation defense by doctoral candidate Dawn R. Sutton.

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - Sara R. Moore

The Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the dissertation defense by doctoral candidate Sara R. Moore.

July Blood Drive Today

Wilkes will be hosting a Summer Blood Drive today.

Flag Flying Ceremony IHO Wilkes Alumna Ms. Karen E. Meloy

AFROTC Det 752 is honored to participate in a flag flying ceremony in honor of Ms. Karen E. Meloy, Wilkes University Class of 1979.

Work to Begin on Gateway Project Crosswalk

In the next few days, one lane of Franklin Street will be closed near Weckesser Hall so crews may begin work on the raised crosswalk.

Help Desk Will Be Closed For Independence Day

The Help Desk will be closed on Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th for the Independence Day Holiday.

Time Sheet Reminder

Time sheets are due.

Chat Reference at Farley Library

Beginning Thursday, July 2, Farley Library will offer chat reference from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Tuesday-Friday.

DoD Announces Same-Sex Spouse Benefits

The Department of Defense remains committed to ensuring that all men and women who serve in the U.S. military, and their families, are treated fairly and equally as the law directs.

Revised Gateway Project Update

This week we'll see another important step toward completion of the Gateway project with the demolition of Fenner Hall and the greenhouse. Much of the garden, particularly Mr. Fenner's roses, will be transplanted and preserved.

DoD Updates Equal Opportunity Policy to Include Sexual Orientation

Secretary Carter emphasized that the federal government treats sexual-orientation-based discrimination the same way it treats discrimination based on race, religion, color, sex, age and national origin. Service members are protected against unlawful discrimination.

Fitness Center Announcements

Listed are Independence Day hours for the Fitness Center and an announcement regarding the Multi-Purpose Room.

Storm Drain Work at Student Center

Emergency repair work on the storm drain behind the Henry Student Center will take place Thursday and Friday.

Presentation by Dr. Mostafa Elgebaly, Candidate for Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences invites you to attend a presentation by Dr. Mostafa Elgebaly, a Candidate for Assistant Professor.

Memorial Service for Dr. Patricia Heaman

Remembering Dr. Patricia Heaman

Student Services Closing at Noon

Student Services Closing Early for Family Picnic

Presentation by Dr. Michael Gionfriddo, Candidate for Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences invites you to attend a presentation by Dr. Michael Gionfriddo, a Candidate for Assistant Professor.

DoD Celebrates LGBT Pride Month

Detachment 752 would like to share in celebrating LGBT Pride Month this June!

IT Help Desk Closing at 12 Noon on Friday, June 19th

The IT Help Desk will be closing at 12:00 pm on Friday, June 19th for the Wilkes University All-Family Picnic.

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - Grace Elizabeth Surdovel

The Acting Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled, Reflections of Closeted Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning Former College Students: A Phenomenological Case Study, by doctoral candidate Grace Elizabeth Surdovel.

Presentation by Dr. Jaya Pamidimukkala, Candidate for Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences invites you to attend a presentation by Dr. Jaya Pamidimukkala, a candidate for Assistant Professor.

Handicapped Access to Weckesser Hall

The handicapped entrance and handicapped lift on the south side of Weckesser Hall are still accessible.

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - Melanie Berger Wiscount

The Acting Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled, What Impact Does Using Conceptually-Based Interactive Instruction Facilitated by the Microsoft Kinect Technology Natural User Interface (NUI) in the Middle Level Mathematics Classroom have on Student Performance as Measured on Standardized Test Questions? by doctoral candidate Melanie Berger Wiscount.

Fitness Center Hours - June 3rd - June 14th

Due to the continued painting and renovations of the Marts Center, the Fitness Center will be closed Wednesday, June 3rd - Sunday, June 14th.

Meditation on Tuesday this Week

Our Buddhist walking and sitting meditation session this week will be held on Tuesday, June 9th from 4:15-5:00 p.m.

Invitation to Creative Writing Building Dedication to Harold Cox

Please join us as we dedicate 245 South River Street in honor of our friend and colleague Dr. Harold Cox, Professor Emeritus of history.

Fitness Center Update

Due to the painting and renovations of the Marts Center, the Fitness Center will be closing Wednesday, June 3rd - Monday, June 8th.

Meal Plans Available

Commuter student meal plans are now available.

Antiques Appraisal Event to be Held on June 11

Antiques appraiser Dr. Lori Verderame will be on campus on Thursday, June 11 from 6-8 PM to give an antiques appraisal course. The fee to attend is $30 which includes appraisals of 2 items - Wilkes faculty, staff and students may attend at half price.

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - John A. Haas

The Acting Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled, The Effects of the Educator Effectiveness Observation Process on Principal Teacher Pairs: Multiple Case Study by doctoral candidate John A. Haas.

No Meditation Session This Week

Our session for this week is cancelled.

Time Sheet Reminder

Reminder - time sheets are due.

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - Erin Sutzko

The Acting Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled, An Exploratory Case Study of Deans and the Influence of their Faculty Socialization into the Academy, by doctoral candidate Erin Sutzko.

Campus Gateway Update

The next phase of the Campus Gateway project is slated to begin the week of May 25. During this time, we ask our students, faculty and staff who may park in the garage or the 141 S. Main St. lot to proceed around the South St. side of University Center on Main to access the center of campus.

Extras Needed For Film Promoting Wilkes on Saturday, May 30

Extras from the Wilkes community are needed for a film being shot that will be used to promote the University.

Meditation at 4:15 Today

Our meditation session will start at 4:15 pm today, Tuesday, May 26th in the Kirby Salon in Kirby Hall.

Ballet Northeast Production of Coppelia

Ballet Northeast will be presenting Coppelia at the Darte Center for the Performing Arts on May 29th-31st.

Different Day and Time for Meditation Next Week

Our Buddhist walking and sitting meditation session next week will be held on Tuesday, May 26th from 4:15-5:00 p.m. in the Kirby Salon in Kirby Hall.

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - Brian Pipech

The Acting Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled, A Correlation Study between per Pupil Basic Education Funding and Student Achievement in Pennsylvania, by doctoral candidate Brian Pipech.

May 2015 Graduation Information

All degree information has now been posted in Banner for those students who graduated from Wilkes University on May 16, 2015.

Meditation Today

We will have our usual Monday session of Buddhist walking and sitting meditation.

Henry Student Center Main Power Supply to be Shut Down May 20th

There will be a shut down of the main power supply to the Henry Student Center at 7:30 am, May 20th to make necessary repairs on the building's High Voltage Switch Gear.

South River Street Driveway Entrance Behind Bedford Hall Will be Closed

The driveway entrance off of South River Street to the back of Bedford Hall and the Henry Student Center will be closed for approximately three days next week.

Name Change: Information, Analysis & Planning (IAP) Office now Institutional Research (IR)

The Office of Information, Analysis & Planning (IAP) has been renamed as Institutional Research (IR).

Lackawanna College Police Academy Protect & Defend 5K Run/Walk

Protect & Defend 5K Run/Walk Benefitting the funds for PSP Cpl. Bryon Dickson and Trooper Alex Douglass

2015 Pharmacy Graduates Pursuing Post-Graduate Training

Congratulations to the 2015 Doctor of Pharmacy graduates who will represent Wilkes University all across the country in post-graduate training!

Final Grades for Spring Semester Available

Final grades for the Spring 2015 semester are now available to view on-line.

Meditation Today

We will have our usual Monday session of Buddhist walking and sitting meditation from 4:45-5:30 in the Kirby Salon in Kirby Hall.

Watch Commencement LIVE Online

If you are unable to attend Wilkes' 2015 Commencement Ceremony this Saturday, attend virtually!

Stand With Nepal And Our Alumna

The Wilkes University community is invited to observe a minute of silence at 11:56 a.m. on Thursday, May 7, to stand with Nepal in the wake of the recent devastating earthquake in that country. The moment of silence will also be done in recognition of our alumna, Sidhu School of Business graduate Evana Manandhar '14, a native of that country and recently crowned Miss Nepal.

Clearance Sale at Wilkes-King's Barnes & Noble

One day 50% off sale on all Clearance clothing and Clearance gift ware items.

Shuttle Service to End Thursday

Campus shuttle service will end Thursday, May 7th at 6:00 p.m.

Conservatory Indian Classical Dance Recital

The Conservatory at Wilkes University and the Kala School of Indian Dance will present a dance recital on Saturday May 9th

Greek Food Festival

St Mary's Byzantine on Ross Street across from the Post Office is holding its Greek Food Festival.

Party for Barbara King

Please join us this afternoon at the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

Blood Drive

The Health Sciences Pre-Professional Society is co-sponsoring a blood drive with Geisinger Health this Thursday.

Press Conference Today

The Wilkes community is invited to attend today's press conference announcing a partnership with local school districts to benefit Young Scholars.

Meditation Today

There will be a session of Buddhist walking and sitting meditation today from 4:45-5:30 in the Kirby Salon in Kirby Hall.

Fitness Center Finals and Summer Hours

Finals hours starting this Monday 5/4 and summer hours on 5/11.

Home Drive Limits

A recent audit of network resources performed by the IT Dept. has revealed the need to reclaim hard drive space from various shared locations including a portion which is currently occupied by Staff/Faculty Home drives.

Homecoming Student Team

Before you leave campus for the summer, think about joining the student Homecoming team for the fall semester!

English Department Senior Capstone Presentations

Join the English Department for Senior Capstone Presentations on Tuesday, May 5 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. in the Kirby Salon.

University Family Campaign Kick-off Today!

The University Family Campaign helps Wilkes students in countless ways each year including student scholarships, mentoring programs, Alternative Spring Break, student clubs and organizations, and much more.

Wilkes Hosts Tennis Conference Championships this Saturday

The women will play Misericordia at 11 a.m., and the men will host Kings at 1:30 p.m.

Professor Sharon Cosgrove Has Exhibition At Misericordia Opening This Weekend

The Pauly Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia University will showcase the works of Wilkes University Associate Professor of Art Sharon Cosgrove in the exhibit "Sudden Intuition: Paintings by Sharon Cosgrove."

Last Day for Free STI/STD Testing

Get tested before it's too late!

Mandatory Summer Internship Meeting

All students who will be earning academic credits for summer 2015 internships must attend the Introductory meeting with Sharon Castano to pick up your internship syllabus and receive instructions on academic assignments this Thursday, 4/30/15 from 11-1pm in Breiseth 106.

Interested in Volunteering with the Blue Army at Orientation?

The Office of Student Development is in search of students to volunteer as members of the Blue Army during the orientation sessions this summer.

University Family Campaign Kick-off Luncheon Friday!

The University Family Campaign helps Wilkes students in countless ways each year including student scholarships, mentoring programs, Alternative Spring Break, student clubs and organizations, and much more.

Cupcakes on campus this Wednesday!

USAC and IRHC will host The Sweet Lush Cupcakery on campus from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Wednesday, April 29.

United Nations Speaker

On Tuesday, April 28th, Wilkes University will host the last United Nations Lecture for the spring semester.

Searching for an Internship?

It's not too late, most students are following @WilkesUInterns on Twitter. So far 30 students have registered for summer.

245 South River St Driveway Closed

The driveway alongside 245 South River Street will be closed for the week, from Monday April 27th to Friday May 1st, due to exterior work being done on the building.

Dean of Education Candidate Feedback_Dr. Mark Davies

The search committee for the Dean of the School of Education thanks all who participated in the campus interviews for Dr. Mark Davies on April 23.

Julia Sinnott Receives 2015 Outstanding Adult Learner Award from Wilkes University

Julia Sinnott, of Shickshinny, Pa., received the 2015 Outstanding Adult Learner Award from Wilkes University at the Luzerne County Council on Adult Higher Education's 26th annual Outstanding Adult Learner Ceremony.

Baseball Home Game

Come out April 24th 3:30pm to see your Colonels vs Desales in the final conference series.

Wilkes Co-Ed Summer Basketball Camp

This summer Wilkes University will be hosting a Co-Ed Basketball Camp for ages 8 - 13.

Integrative Media and Art Senior Capstone Presentations

Integrative Media and Art Department (IMAD) senior capstone presentations will take place Friday May 8, 2015 from 6-8 p.m.

CALENDAR CHANGE REMINDER TO FACULTY & STUDENTS

According to the University's Academic Calendar, Tuesday, April 28th, is to follow a THURSDAY class schedule.

Zebra Communications Osterhout Free Library Benefit

On Sunday, April 26, 2015, Zebra Communications will host "Sugar Bookie", consisting of a dessert competition, basket raffle and brand new book sale, at the North Branch of the Osterhout Free Library.

Wilkes University Choral Ensembles Present Songs of the World

On Sunday, April 26, the Wilkes University Chorus and the Wilkes University Chamber Singers will present Songs of the World at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Wilkes-Barre.

Last Day for Free STI/STD Testing

It is the last day of the school year for STI/STD testing.

Manuscript Unveiling

The Manuscript Society will be unveiling their 2015 publication of the Manuscript on April 28, 2015 in the Kirby Hall Salon.

Color Wars on the Greenway

The Indian Cultural Association will be hosting Color Wars on the Greenway.

Dean of Education Candidate Feedback_Dr. Rhonda Rabbitt

The search committee for the Dean of the School of Education thanks all who participated in the campus interviews for Dr. Rhonda Rabbitt on April 21.

Real Talk: Silent Protest Follow Up

Join MSC and the Office of Diversity Initiatives and Dr. Wilczak in an open dialogue of the protest that happened on campus in February.

University Pedestrian Safety Tips

As spring weather continues to improve and our campus becomes more active outside, the Department of Public Safety and the Environmental Health & Safety Committee would like to remind the students, faculty and staff to practice good pedestrian safety skills.

Online Fundraiser for Cheer Team!

The cheerleaders are gearing up for their 2015-2016 with a Yankee Candle Fundraiser.

Brian Greene to deliver The 34th Annual Max Rosenn Lecture

Brian Greene, String theorist and author of The Elegant Universe to deliver The 34th Annual Max Rosenn Lecture in Law and Humanities on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 7:30 pm in the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts.

Dean of Education Candidate Visit_Dr. Mark Davies

The Dean of the School of Education Search Committee is pleased to announce that Dr. Mark Davies will interview for the position on Wednesday, April 22 and Thursday, April 23.

Senior Nursing Students' Capstone Project Poster Presentations

The University community is invited to attend the Senior Nursing Students' Capstone Project Poster Presentations.

Retirement Celebration for Dennis Hupchick

The Division of Global History & Languages cordially invites the Wilkes community to a retirement reception in honor of Dr. Dennis P. Hupchick, professor of history.

Bake Sale/Raffle Baskets/Register to Save A Life Event

Wilkes Nursing Student Organization is hosting a "Save A Life" event.

Dean's 15th Annual Golf Tournament

15th Annual Wilkes University School of Pharmacy Dean's Golf Tournament

Little Event Needs Musicians

Looking for Wilkes musicians to perform during the little event on Saturday April 25th.

BACCHUS Earth Day Celebration

To celebrate Earth Day, BACCHUS will be hosting an educational table in the Henry Student Center.

Big Event Registration Closes Today

Big Event registration closes.

University Family Campaign Kick-off Friday May 1st!

The University Family Campaign helps Wilkes students in countless ways each year including student scholarships, mentoring programs, Alternative Spring Break, student clubs and organizations, and much more. Join your fellow colleagues in making a gift to the campaign.

English Department's Spring Picnic

All English majors and minors are cordially invited to attend the English Department's "Spring Picnic."

Late Night Lift

The Late Night Lift, a campus-wide health awareness event, will be held on April 27 from 6:30pm-8:30pm at the YMCA!

Sexual Assault Awareness Week

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Wilkes, in conjunction with the Victim's Resource Center will have several opportunities this week to raise awareness of sexual assault, victims rights, and victim empowerment.

Meditation Today

Join us for some Buddhist walking and sitting meditation today from 4:45-5:30 in the Kirby Salon in Kirby Hall.

Wilkes Baseball Game Today!

Wilkes hosts nationally ranked Misericordia University in a conference showdown.

Retirement Reception for Dr. Art Kibbe

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences would like to invite the entire Wilkes community to an open house retirement reception for Dr. Arthur H. Kibbe.

Dean of Education Candidate Visit_Dr. Rhonda Rabbitt

The Dean of the School of Education Search Committee is pleased to announce that Dr. Rhonda Rabbitt will interview for the position on Monday, April 20 and Tuesday, April 21.

Candidate Interview Feedback_Dr. Mary Kropiewnicki

The search committee for the Dean of the School of Education thanks all who participated in the campus interviews for Dr. Mary Kropiewnicki on April 16.

Free STD/STI Testing!

Come get a free and confidential STD/STI test!

Open Grief Session

In memory of the loss of our dear friend, professor, and colleague, Dr. James Merryman, Campus Counseling/Health and Wellness Services will be offering an Open Grief Counseling Session.

Final Exam Schedule Updates

Please check the on-line version of the Spring Semester Final Exam Schedule.

Geranium Sale

It's the 30th anniversary for the Victims Resource Center's annual Geranium Sale.

Commuter/Off Campus Parking Applications Available Now

Parking applications for the Fall 2015 semester are available now online.

Beer, Yeast, and the Interface of Fermentation Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Flavor Seminar

Seminar from the Chemistry Department

Civic Band Concert

The Wilkes University Civic Band, Dr. Philip G. Simon, conductor, presents Angels In the Architecture, a program of concert band music of faith, hope and inspiration.

Wilkes Pride Fest Information & Volunteers needed

Wilkes Gay Straight Alliance will be hosting several Pride Fest events on April 21 and 22. Come out for an awesome two days of food and fun!

Spring Dance Concert

The Division of Performing Arts' annual spring Dance Concert will be held on Saturday.

Victim's Rights Week Panel Discussion

The Sociology/Criminology Club in conjunction with the Civic Engagement office will be hosting a panel discussion in the Miller Room.

Wilkes Nursing Students Health Fair

The Wilkes Nursing students will be holding a health fair at Barnes and Noble's bookstore on the square.

Moe's Fundraiser!

Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity is hosting a fundraiser at Moe's in Bear Creek Commons.

Wyoming Seminary Tuition Reduction Reminder

We are pleased to share that the University has recently solidified the continuation of our limited tuition reciprocity agreement with Wyoming Seminary.

A Thesis in Electrical Engineering

Ryan Pearson will be presenting his thesis defense in SLC224 on electrical engineering.

FREE Breakfast at Midnight Served by Faculty and Staff!

Come to the cafeteria on Saturday night for a free breakfast served by faculty/staff.

Yankee Candle Fundraiser Happening Now!

The cheerleaders are gearing up for their 2015-2016 with a Yankee Candle Fundraiser.

Josie's Italian Ice Fundraiser

Lambda Kappa Sigma will be hosting a fundraiser at Josie's Italian Ice on Wyoming Ave in Kingston.

IRHC Family Feud

Survey says....you could win a prize!

Taste of the Town

Come out and try some Dominican cuisine!

Dr. Louise Berard's Retirement Celebration

After 35 years of dedicated service to Wilkes University and to its students, Dr. Berard is retiring.

What Do I Say Now?

This workshop will heighten awareness of how we use language consciously and unconsciously as a tool of social inclusion or exclusion, and for the establishment of relative social, economic, and racial status.

Memory Books for Eddie

If you wish to sign the Memory Books for Eddie Elgonitis and have not already had a chance to, please contact Caitlin in the Interfaith Office.

Meditation Session Today

We will resume our regular meditation sessions again today, Monday, April 13th, at our usual time and place (4:45-5:30, the Kirby Salon in Kirby Hall).

Attention Nursing Students Entering 1st Clinical Nursing Course (NSG 210) in Fall of 2015

Two informational meetings for all nursing students entering their first clinical nursing course (NSG 210) in the Fall of 2015 will be held on Tuesday, April 28th in the Clinical Nursing Simulation Center (CNSC).

Mr. Wilkes

The Sports and Event Management class is hosting Mr. Wilkes!

Wilkes Baseball Home Game

Wilkes vs Manhattanville

2015 Final Forum Lecture

The 2015 Final Forum Lecture will be presented by Dr. Judith Kristeller.

Bystander Trainer Applications Available

The Office of Student Affairs is currently accepting applications from students who are interested in serving as peer trainers in the Bystander Intervention program.

Hot Dogs on the Greenway!

Celebrate spring and join the Student Veterans Council on Thursday, April 16th from 11-1 on the Greenway where they will be selling hot dogs for $2!

MSC Railriders Baseball Game Trip

On Sunday, April 26, MSC will be going to see a 1pm Railriders Game in Scranton.

MSC Baltimore Trip

MSC will be hosting a free trip to Baltimore on Saturday, April 18.

Pre-Pharmacy Roundtable Event & Ice Cream Social!

ALL Pre-Pharmacy students are invited to attend the Round Table event and Ice Cream Social on Thursday, April 23rd in Marts 214.

Swim Team Interest Meeting

There will be an informational meeting for any current students interested in being a member of the 2015-2016 Wilkes Men's and Women's Swim team.

Dean of Education Candidate Interview_Dr. Mary Kropiewnicki

The Dean of the School of Education Search Committee is pleased to announce that Dr. Mary Kropiewnicki will interview for the position on Wednesday, April 15 and Thursday, April 16.

Campus Visit Feedback_Dr. Paul Reinert

The search committee for the Dean of the School of Education thanks all who participated in the campus interviews for Dr. Paul Reinert on April 7.

Eddie Elgonitis to be Honored During Mailroom Dedication on April 17

The University community is invited to a special ceremony to dedicate the mailroom in memory of our dear friend Edward Elgonitis Sr.

Vagina Monologues T-Shirts - Look Cool, Help Local Charities

If you thought you missed your chance to become a proud owner of a custom designed Wilkes University Vagina Monologues 2015 T-shirt, think again!

Graduating Seniors Commencement Information

A meeting will be held on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 11:15 a.m. in the Ballroom of the Henry Student Center.

Wilkes ASME Car Show - Customs, Classics, and Cruisers

The Wilkes University Student Chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) will be hosting their 9th Annual Customs, Classics, and Cruisers Car ShowDescription

Networking Mixer

Students participating in the alumni-student mentoring program will be meeting successful alumni professionals at a mixer in the Henry Student Center ballroom.

Mock Rape Trial

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, The Victim's Resource Center's Annual Mock will be held, this Wednesday..

Blood Drive and Organ Donor Registration TODAY!

We will be holding a blood drive today in the Henry Student Center Lounge.

Free Lunch during Networking Workshop Today

Free lunch while the Alumni offices discuss networking skills.

"Big Event" Registration is OPEN

The Big Event is the single largest community service project that takes place at Wilkes University every year.

Customizable Wilkes Window Decals

The Wilkes University Swimming Teams are selling customizable window decals.

Cheerleading Tryouts This Weekend!

Tryouts will be held in UCOM on Sunday, April 12th at 9 a.m.

Share your Experience - We're Listening

Undergraduate and pharmacy students: You will soon be receiving a survey about your experience at Wilkes.

Glow Run Volunteers Needed

The Second Annual Glow Run 5K will be held on Friday, April 17th at 10 p.m. starting at the UCOM building.

Help Desk Closed During the Spring Holiday

The Help Desk will be closed for the Spring Holiday starting on Friday, April 3rd, 2015.

Networking Event at Rodano's!

The Wilkes alumni office invites you to sharpen your professional skills and strengthen your personal brand at a networking event from 6-8pm on Thursday, April 9, at Rodano's.

Division III Week - Celebrating Wilkes Student-Athletes

Division III Week is a positive opportunity for all individuals associated with a Division III institution to observe and celebrate the impact of athletics and of student-athletes on the campus and surrounding community.

Dean Candidate for College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Students of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences: Please consider going to see the candidate for the Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

Nursing NCLEX Team

The Wilkes University School of Nursing's NCLEX Challenge Team recently placed 2nd at the regional NCLEX Challenge competition.

Candidate Visit_Dean, School of Education

The Dean of the School of Education Search Committee is pleased to announce that Dr. Paul Reinert will visit campus on Monday, April 6 and Tuesday, April 7 for on campus interviews.

Charity Challenge

The Charity Challenge is a fun competition in which all participants compete against each other in several events.

Free Shirts at Women's Rival Lacrosse Game

Student government's Spirit Committee will be giving out free shirts to the first 150 people at the women's lacrosse game against King's.

Cholesterol Screening-Health Fair

The Cholesterol Results that were taken at the Health Fair are back.

And the Winner of Merit Madness Is...

Remember to look for more Merit Monday features on Wilkes' Facebook and Twitter pages and to follow your fellow Colonels' achievements at http://wilkes.meritpages.com/.

Lenten Reconciliation Service

St. Nicholas Parish will be holding a Lenten Reconciliation (Penance) at the Parish.

PBL Bake Sale for March of Dimes

All proceeds go to the March of Dimes.

Meditation Session Today

We will meet today, Monday, March 16th, at our regular time and place (4:45-5:30, the Kirby Salon in Kirby Hall).

ON BEHALF OF PAUL ADAMS - Dean of Education Candidate Open Forum

The first candidate for the Dean of Education position will be on campus on Tuesday, April 7th.

Open Forum Invitation

The Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee will hold a hearing regarding Education Funding in the state of PA.

Merit Madness Grand Prize Entrants

Thank you everyone who participated in the Merit Madness competition.

Wilkes Baseball Home Games

Come out and support your Wilkes baseball team!

Tennis Team Pink Day

The tennis team is having a Pink Day to fundraise for breast cancer.

2015-2016 Updated Undergraduate Open House Dates

Below are the 2015-2016 revised Undergraduate Admissions Open House Dates.

Bake Sale for the American Foundation for Suicide

Help support The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention whilst enjoying scrumptious baked goods!

Poetry In Transit 2015: Call For Poems

Poetry In Transit, an award-winning community program, invites your participation.

Barnes and Noble University Bookstore BOGO T-Shirt Sale

The Barnes and Noble University bookstore is having a sale on all tees.

Merit Madness Ends at Midnight!

You have until midnight to share the Merit Monday feature!

2015-2016 Housing and Dining Contract now LIVE

The 2015-2016 Housing and Dining contract is now live.

We Need YOU to Help at the Sophomore Midnight Breakfast

The Office of Student Development is looking for a few faculty/staff members to serve at our Sophomore Year Experience Program Midnight Breakfast on Saturday, April 18th.

Eyebrow Threading and Henna Tattoos

The Indian Cultural Association will be hosting a eyebrow threading and henna tattoo fundraiser.

ATTENTION STUDENTS PLANNING TO GRADUATE IN MAY 2015

Any level student planning on completing their degree requirements and graduating on May 16th MUST be registered for GRD 000 and have their completed graduation paperwork turned into the Student Services Center no later than April 15, 2015.

Last Day for Rail Riders Tickets for April 11th

The cheerleaders will be taking orders for the April 11th Rail Riders game today.

Free STD/STI Testing

Free STD/STI testing on campus.

Business Employers at Sidhu School Thursday

The Jay S. Sidhu School of Business and Leadership and Wilkes University Career Services are pleased to present "Work Your Way Up--Business Careers."

Financing your Legal Education

Want to go to law school but don't know how to pay for it?

Who Will Meet Him on His Way?

The Lenten Soup and Scripture Series "The People Jesus Met on His Way to Calvary" will continue.

Wilkes University Badminton Informational Meeting

Wilkes University Badminton will be having a informational meeting open to all Wilkes students.

Final Week for Merit Madness

Merit Madness ends this Friday.

MSC Talent Show

Come support your fellow students showcasing their wide array of talents!

Psych Club--Spring Lollipop Sale

The Wilkes University Psychology Club will be selling homemade lollipops in the Henry Student Center.

Wilkes University MBA Long Sleeve T-Shirts

It's still cold outside, so why not get a Wilkes University MBA Long Sleeve T-Shirt?

Gardner Educational Forum Series Presents Judge Max Rosenn: A Man for All Seasons

All events are free and open to the public.

10th Week Withdrawal Reminder

Friday, March 27th marks the end of the tenth week of the Spring semester, and the end of the Withdrawal Period using the current drop slip that requires the signed approval of a student's advisor and the course instructor.

First Finalists for Merit Madness Grand Prize -- Is it YOU?

Stay tuned to see if you are selected for the grand prize drawing in Merit Madness!

3 Day Hat Sale

The Barnes & Noble university bookstore is having a sale.

Ringling Brothers Ticket Sales

The Gold Bar Club will be selling tickets to the Mohegan Sun Arena, Ringling Brothers Circus event.

Relay for Life: Remember

Relay for Life of Wilkes University, sponsored by Colleges Against Cancer would like for you to join us in remembering those who have lost their battle to cancer.

Last Day to Sign-up for Intramural Volleyball & Floor Hockey

Today is the last day to Sign-Up for Intramural Volleyball & Floor Hockey!

Are you leaving $200 in prizes on the table?

#MeritMadness ends March 27.

Volunteers Needed for Adventures in Science 2015

Adventures in Science is a program dedicated to increase the interest in and enthusiasm for science that fifth grade students typically have through a series of hand-on laboratories, as well as scientific demonstrations.

IRHC Family Feud Survey

IRHC is hosting a Family Feud game night in April. We want the questions to come straight from you, the students!

Biology Club Presents: Fear Factor (*Participants Still Needed*)

Do you think you have what it takes to conquer your greatest fears?

Health & Wellness Club Workout Challenge

The Health and Wellness Club is hosting an eight day workout challenge weekdays at 6am in the UCOM from Monday, March 23 to Wednesday April 1.

Lost Tablet

Google Nexus 7 tablet with black & white case, last seen in Breiseth 316.

Glow Run

The "Just Glow With It" glow run 5K will take place Friday, April 17 at 10pm starting at the UCOM building.

IRHC Cake Challenge

IRHC is having Cake Challenge on Friday March 20, 2015.

Chemistry Department Presents Guest Speaker Dr. Timothy Strein

The Wilkes University Chemistry Department will present guest speaker Dr. Timothy Strein from Bucknell University.

Additional Kaplan Nurse Entrance Test Dates

Reservations are required for the test!

St. Patricks Day Themed Global Coffee Hour

Join the Center for Global Education and Diversity for a St. Patrick's Day themed Global Coffee Hour.

Drs. Robert and Judy Gardner Educational Forum Series

Educators can earn Act 48 credit for attending.

"Gas Pipelines in Northeastern Pennsylvania: Challenges and Solutions" Panel Discussion

The debate about constructing gas pipelines in Pennsylvania - often a heated issue locally and regionally - receives a balanced treatment in a panel discussion planned for Thursday, March 19 at Wilkes University.

Health and Wellness Fair

Wilkes University will host a Health & Wellness fair sponsored by: Health and Wellness Services and BACCHUS.

Enter Merit Madness - Win A $200 Prize Package!

#MeritMadness continues into Week 2. Watch for the Merit Monday feature on Wilkes' Facebook and Twitter pages.

Intramural Basketball (5 on 5) & Volleyball Sign-Ups

Sign-Ups for Intramural Basketball and Volleyball are now available.

ACS Study Guides on Sale for General and Organic Chemistry Final

The Chemistry Club will be selling the ACS study guides for the general and organic chemistry final.

Spanish Student Registration Guidelines

For all advisors and students, to guide you for registration in Spanish courses.

Meditation Session Today

We will continue practicing today Monday, March 16th, at our regular time and place (4:45-5:30, the Kirby Salon in Kirby Hall).

Score an Internship in the Midst of March Madness

Bring a draft of your resume and come prepared to take notes on how to earn credit, various internship search strategies and discuss options in your major.

Northeast Highway Safety DUI Education

Northeast Highway Safety will have an DUI Educational table with the fatal vision goggles.

Stephen Tillman Short Story Published

A mystery short story written by Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, Stephen Tillman, was accepted for publication in the on-line journal Mysterical-E.

Free Country Line Dancing/Two Step Dance Lesson Tonight!

Come out to a free country line dancing class by student development!

Final Portrait Session

We invite you to have your Professional Portrait Included in the pages of the 2015 Amnicola Yearbook.

Career Planning for Jrs. & Seniors Offered

Juniors and seniors should join this one credit elective class.

Spring Writers Series Presents Lynn Emanuel

The English Department's Spring Writers Series, sponsored by the Allan Hamilton Dickson Fund, announces author Lynn Emanuel coming to campus.

Announcing The #MeritMadness Prize Package!

The Wilkes University Marketing Communications Department wants you to go mad.

Relay for Heat This Saturday

On Saturday, March 14 the Wilkes Running Club will hold our annual 100 mile "Relay for Heat" to help local families pay their heating bills.

Washington, D.C. with Student Development This Weekend!

Student Development will be taking a trip to Washington, D.C. this Saturday.

Freshman FIFA Tournament

The Freshman Class will be hosting a FIFA 15 Soccer Tournament.

Arcadia Chorale to present 30th Annual NEPA Bach Festival

The Arcadia Chorale will present the 30th Annual NEPA Bach Festival.

HSC/ICA Holi Garba on March 14th

Indian Cultural Association and Hindu Spirituality Club will be hosting an annual Holi Garba.

Gambini's Sunday Supper is Back!

Wilkes Dining Services at Gambini's from 4pm to 7pm on Sunday March 15th.

Wear the Wilkes Summer T-Shirt and You Can Win!

Each day from March 16 to the 20 students who are seen wearing the blue I LOVE SUMMER t-shirt on campus have the chance to win gift cards to Barnes & Noble, Dunkin Donuts, Rodano's and more...

Stroke Prevention and Thyroid Screening

The thyroid screening will consist of looking at the thyroid gland using ultrasound.

Student Teaching Placement Seminar

If you are planning on student teaching in the fall 2015 semester, please make arrangements to attend our Student Teaching Placement Seminar.

Blood Drive

The Health Sciences Pre-Professional Society is sponsoring a blood drive for Geisinger Wyoming Valley in the first floor lounge of the Henry Student Center.

Book Talk with Dr. Edward Bednarz

Come and share in a discussion with Wilkes' very own author, Dr. Edward Bednarz, about his book "The Journey to Discover the Meaning of Life."

Gambini's Sunday Supper is Back!

Wilkes Dining Services at Gambini's from 4pm to 7pm on Sunday March 15th.

Anime Club Bake Sale

The Wilkes University Anime Club will be hosting a bake sale in the Henry Student Center.

Customizable Wilkes University Window Decals

The Wilkes University Swimming Teams are selling customizable window decals.

Wilkes Candidate for Leadership Wilkes-Barre, 2015-16

A committee comprised of the University's Leadership Wilkes-Barre alumni will select a nominee from the University for Leadership's 2015/16 class.

Hot Yoga

Wilkes Adventure Ed invites you to do Hot Yoga at Melt Hot Yoga studio Tuesdays for a one hour yoga class.

Relay for Heat!

The Wilkes University Running Club will hold its 11th annual Relay for Heat to raise funds to help the Commission for Economic Opportunity (CEO) assist local families in need with heating costs.

Mystery Bus Trip This Saturday!

Get to the information desk to sign up for our Mystery Bus Trip.

Lunch & Learn: Professional Dress Workshop

Come prepare for future interviews and employment by attending a workshop with Career Services and Student Development on Professional Dress.

Wilkes Dining Services St. Patrick's Day Celebration

Come to Henry's for authentic Irish food and music!

Meditation Resumes Today

We meet today at our regular time and place in Kirby Hall.

Merit Madness Is Here!

The Wilkes Marketing Communications Department wants you to go mad!

Relay for Life Celebration

Join the Relay for Life of Wilkes University to help us celebrate the loved ones who have succeeded in their fight.

Fall & Summer Registration Begins Soon

Fall & Summer 2015 Registration begins March 16, 2015.

Mid-Term Grades Available

Mid-term grades are available to all pharmacy and undergraduate students.

Student Services Closing Early on March 4th

The Student Services Center will be closing for an Enrollment Services Division meeting.

No Meditation Session Today

Because of Spring Break we will not be practicing together today.

College Thursday at Montage Mountain

If a student shows their 2014-2015 college ID they will get an extended lift ticket and a complimentary equipment rental for only $25!

Driveway Closed Between 245 S River St and Ross Hall

Driveway closed between 245 S River St and Ross Hall for the next week.

Movie "Smokin Fish" Rescheduled

Native American culture film shows the importance of family values, tradition and personal struggle.

Allan P. Kirby Center Grand Opening

The Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise & Entrepreneurship is planning a grand opening event for the Wilkes Enterprise Center.

Who Will Play This Year's Spring Concert?

Watch the video to reveal this year's very special spring concert guests!

Yankee Candle Fundraiser UPDATE

Our Colleges Against Cancer team has been hard at work to raise funds and provide cancer education here at Wilkes.

Friends and Family Day

Friends and Family Day coupons for Big Lots.

Student Government Elections for 2015-16

Petitions and other information needed to run for election will be posted outside of the student government office.

Preliminary #MeritMadness Announcement

Watch for #MeritMadness - Coming March 9!

Intramural Floor Hockey Sign-Ups

Intramural floor hockey sign-ups are here!

BACCHUS Safe Spring Break

BACCHUS is wishing everyone a Safe Spring Break by hosting a table in the Henry Student Center.

Last Day for St. Patrick's Day T-shirt Orders

Thursday and Friday are the last days to order your 2015 St. Patrick's Day T-shirts!

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins vs. the Hershey Bears

Join HAWC and Ski Club to see the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins against the Hershey Bears!

Wilkes Marketing Hershey Trip

The Wilkes marketing club will be taking a trip to the Hershey Global Brand Marketing department in Hershey, PA.

Summer FYS Orientation Coordinator Positions Available

The Office of Student Development invites applicants for the position of Student Orientation Coordinator for the 2015 First-Year Student Orientation, a full-time student staff position (April-July).

UN at Wilkes University Presents Emily Pasnak-Lapchick

The global perspectives of the United Nations come to Wilkes University. Presented in partnership with the Higher Education Alliance for the United Nations. Our keynote speaker will be Emily Pasnak-Lapchick.

12th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. Day

The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is a local, non-profit organization working to ease the burden of cancer in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Wilkes University Badminton Club

Wilkes University Badminton is a uprising club and is in the works of receiving recognition from Student Government.

Meditation Today

We will meet in the Kirby Salon for our regular session of practice in basic sitting and walking meditation.

Commuter Council Washington D.C. Bus Trip

The Commuter Council will be hosting their Spring semester bus trip to Washington, D.C.

Microsoft Discounts for Wilkes Students, Faculty, and Staff

Wilkes has partnered with JourneyEd.com to provide you with the ability to purchase Microsoft software at a significant discount.

Toastmasters International - Speech Contest

The Blue Diamond Toastmasters Club is having a club speech contest at their regular meeting.

Senior Class Gift

Ensure future generations of Colonels with a great Wilkes experience by giving your Senior Class Gift.

Today's Faculty Forum

Faculty members are encouraged to attend today's Faculty Forum in the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

The Lenten Soup and Scripture Series

The Lenten Soup and Scripture Series will begin on Monday, February 23rd.

STI/STD Testing

Free and confidential STI/STD testing in Wilkes University Health and Wellness Center's Passan Hall.

Fitness for Faith Fundraiser in UCOM

Fitness for Faith Fundraiser in UCOM

UN Lecture Series Presents: Emily Pasnak-Lapchick

The UN Lecture Series at Wilkes University and the Humpty Dumpty Institute presents guest speaker Emily Pasnak-Lapchick.

IRHC Trivia Game

IRHC will be hosting a game of Trivia Crack in the Henry Student Center Lounge.

Chinese New Year Celebration

The Asian Cultural Society will be holding our annual Chinese New Year Celebration in the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

Wilkes University Education Club Tumblers

The Wilkes University Education Club will be selling Tumblers in the Henry Student Center.

The Great American Trailer Park Musical

South Park meets Desperate Housewives in this big hearted musical comedy with a cheeky script and an infectious score.

Social & Public Service Career Day

Information tables and staff from nearly 30 agencies will be available to you.

Department of Pharmaceutical Science Seminar

Advances in Sepsis Diagnosis Laboratory Support for Antimicrobial Stewardship presented by Dr. Donna M. Wolk.

Study Abroad Fair

Come for information on different opportunities abroad.

Wilkes University Chemistry Department Presents Guest Speaker Dr. Kate Plass

Wilkes University Chemistry Department presents Dr. Kate Plass.

Employee Update for February

Employee Update for February

Lenten Busy Person's Retreat

Campus Interfaith will once again be running it's Lenten Busy Person's Retreat.

Ash Wednesday Services

Ash Wednesday services on February 18th, 2015.

The Kaplan Nurse Entrance Test

The Kaplan Nurse Entrance Test is being offered by the School of Nursing.

Valentines Global Coffee Hour

Love is still in the air!

Criminology/Sociology Club Fundraiser

Criminology/Sociology Club is selling t-shirts in the Henry Student Center.

Zebra Communications Honored for Fundraising by the Salvation Army

Zebra Communications Honored for Fundraising by the Salvation Army.

Free Ballroom Dancing Classes

Free Ballroom Dancing Classes in the Ballroom.

Wilkes St. Patrick's Day T-Shirts

The cheerleaders will be selling St. Patrick's Day T-shirts in the Henry Student Center.

Colleges Against Cancer Fundraiser

Please join Colleges Against Cancer in raising awareness of the impact of cancer on our campus.

Stress Management and Healthy Sleep Habits Workshop

Join Student Development and Health Services in a Stress Management and Healthy Sleep Habits Workshop.

Educational Forum Series Event

The Drs. Robert S. and Judith A. Gardner Educational Forum Series at Wilkes University will host "Preparing Our Students for Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)" in the Arnaud Marts Sports and Conference Center.

MSC Black History Month Poetry Slam

MSC will be hosting a Black History Month inspired Poetry Slam

Faculty Kudos: Anthony L. Liuzzo, J.D., Ph.D.

Anthony L. Liuzzo, J.D., Ph.D., Director of Arizona Business Programs and Professor of Business and Economics, has just had his eighth book appear in print.

Meditation Today

We plan to meet in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) from to practice basic sitting and walking meditation in the Buddhist tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh.

WBRE Pharmacy and Health Fair Broadcast

Wilkes pharmacy students will be featured on WBRE's morning news.

Girl Scout Cookie Sale

Stop by the Henry Student Center to purchase delicious girl scout cookies.

Skiing/Snowboarding at Montage Today

Student Development will be hosting a trip to ski/snowboard at Montage.

Alternative Spring Break Chocolate Fondue

"I'm Very Fondue of You" Chocolate Bar befitting the Alternative Spring Break program will be held in the Henry Student Center.

BACCHUS Valentine's Day Table

BACCHUS will be having a table in recognition of National Sexual Responsibility Week.

Adventures in Reading Registration and Permission Forms

Registration and permission forms are due by Friday, February 13, 2015, for the Wilkes University Adventures in Reading program.

Will You Merit Me?

Merit is a way to promote yourself, your achievements and your extracurricular activities at Wilkes.

Exclusive Wilkes University Fleece Jackets

Wilkes University now has fleece jackets!

World War I at 100

The Contemporary History Project at Wilkes University is pleased to announce a special lecture and discussion with Jesse Tumblin.

Color Changing Mood Cups

IME team "Top Shelf" is selling color-changing mood cups.

Sophomore Bus Trip

Join Student Development on a Mystery Bus Trip just for Sophomore students.

Rescheduled Special Guest Speaker Adam Nordfors

Wilkes University Environmental Engineering & Earth Science Department present special guest speaker Adam Nordfors.

H2O Water Park

Sign up at the information desk to visit H2O Water Park.

Legendary Sales Selling Scarves

Legendary Sales from Wilkes University's BA152 course are selling infinity and wrap around scarves.

Ski Club Sugar Waffles

Ski and Snowboard Club are back again to sell awesome Vermont sugar waffles.

Valentine's Day Bake Sale