Nearly 200 Wilkes University students are participating in the first Opioid Awareness Walk on April 19.
The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University will hold two afternoon lectures in conjunction with the current exhibit, Selections from the Sordoni Collection of American Illustration & Comic Art. The lectures begin at 4:30 p.m. in the Sordoni Art Gallery at 141 S. Main St. They are free and open to the public. Scheduled events include: â€¢ April 25, "What Makes a Pulp Different from a Slick" by David Saunders, illustration historian. Saunders is the son of Norman Saunders who is featured in the exhibition. â€¢ May 2, "The Solitary Figure in American Illustration" by Andrew J. Sordoni, III.
The Wilkes University Chamber Orchestra will present a concert of music on April 30, at 8 p.m. in the Main Stage of the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts. The concert is conducted by John Vaida, adjunct professor of violin at Wilkes University and the director of the Wilkes University Chamber Orchestra. Admission is free and the concert is open to the public.
Wilkes University and Luzerne County Medical Society Encourage Expired Medication Disposal During Take Back Day
Wilkes University and the Luzerne County Medical Society, in partnership with the Luzerne County District Attorney and Sheriff offices, are hosting a local event on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
Norman Mailer Writers Colony to Offer Workshops During Wilkes University's Pennsylvania Writers Conference, July 29-Aug. 10
The Norman Mailer Writers Colony, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Writers Conference, will offer creative writing workshops at Wilkes University. Workshops will cover fiction, nonfiction, memoir, poetry, screenwriting, publishing and self promotion. One session will run from July 29 to Aug. 3 and a second session will be offered from Aug. 4 to Aug. 10.
Wilkes University senior Toni Pennello combined her love of writing and philosophy to decode journalism ethics as the Tom Bigler Journalism Conference student coordinator. The 18th annual conference was held on April 13.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
- (570) 408-4561
- 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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