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Wilkes University Closed On Monday, Dec. 2, 2019

On Monday, December 2, 2019, Wilkes University will be closed due to the inclement weather. All classes are canceled and offices are closed.

Wilkes University Establishes Partnership with Illumination Early Learning Center

Wilkes University and the Illumination Early Learning Center have partnered to advance the preparation of future teachers. Wilkes early childhood education students will conduct field experiences at the center. In addition, select Wilkes undergraduate early childhood education classes will be taught at the center, allowing immediate hands-on learning within the early childcare environment.

Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Wilkes University Offers 2020 Winter Creative Writing Community Workshops

The Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Wilkes University is hosting non-credit creative writing community workshops beginning in January 2020. All workshops are open to adults and will be held on the Wilkes campus.

Wilkes Students Win America250PA Marketing Competition

The Wilkes University student team has won the statewide final in the America250PA marketing competition. The marketing competition challenges students to come up with a campaign promoting the 250th anniversary of American independence in Pennsylvania. The team competed at the Nov. 19 event held at the Wilkes-Barre Connect Conference at The Woodlands. The Wilkes student team had previously tied for first place at the regional competition held in October.

Wilkes University and HACC Announce Agreements for Elementary and Early Childhood Education Students

Wilkes University and Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC) have entered into articulation agreements that will help HACC graduates transfer to Wilkes to complete their bachelor's degree. Under the new agreements, students who earn an Associate in Applied Science in early care and education or an Associate in Arts in early childhood - elementary education from HACC can transfer into the Wilkes bachelor's degree in elementary and early childhood education as a junior.

Spotlight Series

Wilkes Senior Cabrini Rudnicki Makes Headlines as Editor-in-Chief of The Beacon

Wilkes University senior Cabrini Rudnicki likes the challenge of assembling the weekly campus newspaper, The Beacon. “It’s really like putting the puzzle together,” she explains. “Putting together the elements to make one cohesive issue each week.”

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Wilkes in the News

Paraphrase this: Wilkes Intensive English Program gets rare accreditation

Wilkes shows off new Sordoni Art Gallery

Wilkes unveils new media center

Athletics

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

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

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

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