Wilkes University Cancels Jan. 20 Winter Commencement Due to Expected Winter Storm
Wilkes University has been categorized as a doctoral university in the revised 2018 Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, the highest classification for institutions in the country. Of approximately 80 private institutions in Pennsylvania, Wilkes is now one of just 14 with this designation.
Wilkes University English Department Hosts Authors for the Allan Hamilton Dickson Spring Writers Series
The Wilkes University English Department's Allan Hamilton Dickson Fund Writers Series brings three distinguished writers to campus in the spring 2019 semester. Each of the writers will visit campus to read from their work and conduct workshops with students. The readings are free and open to the public.
Wilkes University will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 22 with an event, "Do The Right Thing." Sponsored in collaboration with the Campus Interfaith office and the office of Diversity Affairs, it will take place from 11 a.m. to noon in the Henry Student Center Ballroom, 84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre. The event theme draws from a famous King sermon, in which he stated, "The time is always right to do what is right. "
The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University presents Peasant War and Sacred Sisters from Jan. 15 to March 1. The exhibitions offer insight into the female perspective through visual arts and poetry. During the exhibitions, the Sordoni Art Gallery will be divided into two spaces, each exhibition showing concurrently.
Jason Aristizabal of Lansdale, Pa., wakes up before 6 a.m. to make sure everything is neatly in place and he is ready to lead his ROTC Detachment. Aristizabal, a junior in Air Force ROTC Detachment 752 at Wilke, has his sights set on a future with the armed forces. As he walks about campus, ROTC cadets stop to salute him, and he responds with a firm, yet always polite, “at ease.”Learn More
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Armstrong was named to the third team offense as a tight end. It marks the second straight year Armstrong has been named to the all-region squad, earning second team honors as a junior in 2016.Learn More
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- Dr. Edward T. Bednarz III
- Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
- (570) 408-7913
- Dr. Robert W. Bohlander
- Professor, Psychology
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- Dr. Marianne M. Rexer
- Professor, Sidhu School of Business
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- Dr. John Hepp
- Associate Professor, History
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- Dr. Kyle L. Kreider
- Associate Professor, Political Science
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- Dr. William Terzaghi
- Professor, Biology
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