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Wednesday, December 02

Recent News

Wilkes and Drexel Universities Create Accelerated Law Programs

Wilkes University and the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law have entered into an agreement to create two programs that will allow highly motivated students to complete their educations and begin their careers on an accelerated timeline.

Thomas Franko, Faculty Member in the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy, Named President-Elect of The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Board of Directors

Wilkes University Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Thomas Franko, has been installed as the 2020-21 president-elect of the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association. He was named during the organization's annual conference held virtually on Oct. 1. During the meeting, pharmacy student Landon Bordner was installed as the 2020-21 Student Director East, one of seven elected positions to the student advisory board of the organization. He will serve a full-year term in the position.

Wilkes University Announces New Interprofessional Approach to Substance Use Disorder Certificate to Begin January 2021

Wilkes University in conjunction with the Luzerne County Medical Society has announced a new continuing education certificate program, "Interprofessional Approach to Substance Use Disorder." The fully online, 15-week program will provide 15 continuing education hours to medical professionals and attorneys. It is offered at a discounted rate of $130. The fee includes admission to the virtual Pain and Addiction Summit featuring "Dr. Drew" Pinsky in April 2021.

Wilkes University Celebration of Education Honors Student and Alumni Educators on Nov. 18

Faculty, staff and students honor fellow educators during Wilkes University's virtual Celebration of Education event at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18. This year, the event will take place via Zoom. Honorees are recognized by the School of Education for their outstanding contributions on campus and in the community.

Luzerne County SHINE Partners With Highmark to Provide COVID-19 Safety Kits to Families

More than 300 COVID-19 safety kits are being provided to students and families in the Luzerne County SHINE Program at Wilkes University. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield donated the supplies to create kits that include one youth face mask, one adult face mask and hand sanitizer. The supplies were delivered to the SHINE offices on Thursday, Nov. 12.

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


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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