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Recent News

Wilkes University Named a Guard-Friendly School by the Pennsylvania National Guard Associations

Wilkes University has been named a Pennsylvania National Guard Associations (PNGAS) Guard-Friendly School. PNGAS is a nonprofit whose mission is to support the men, women and veterans of the Pennsylvania National Guard. The list recognizes the colleges, universities and trade schools that create a supportive learning environment for Guard members and their family members who are pursuing post-secondary degrees.

Wilkes University Awards Tenure, Promotion and Emeriti Status to Faculty Members

Wilkes University has announced faculty members who have earned promotion and been awarded tenure. Wilkes also recognized long-standing senior faculty members with the title of professor emeritus, an honor bestowed by the University to show respect for a distinguished career. The title acknowledges that though one may not be part of the institution any longer, the individual will always be part of the Wilkes community.

Wilkes University Schedules Commencement Ceremonies for Classes of 2020 and 2021

Wilkes University will hold in-person Commencement ceremonies for graduates of the classes of 2020 and 2021 across two weekends this May. Multiple ceremonies will be held to accommodate graduates and a limited number of guests and members of the campus community. Bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees will be conferred at each ceremony.

Wilkes University's Margaret Steele Named Among Top 25 Women in Business

Wilkes University Chief Development Officer Margaret Steele was among 25 women recognized for business and leadership by the Northeast Pennsylvania Business Journal. The list, published in the March 2021 issue, honors local women who have made an impact and are proven leaders in the business community.

Wilkes University Invites High School Students to Virtual Law Day

High school students interested in a career in law can attend Wilkes University's Law Day at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 23. The event will be held via Zoom.

Spotlight Series

Wilkes University Junior Lindsay Becker Raises Awareness About Sexual Assault Via It’s On Us

Lindsay Becker, a native of Long Island, N.Y., is dedicating her college career to tackling one of the most important topics for college-age individuals: preventing sexual assault.

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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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