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Monday, October 14

Recent News

Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Pass Rates Exceed National and State Averages

Graduates from the Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy achieved a pass rate that exceeds the national and state averages on the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) and the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE). Wilkes Pharm.D. graduates who took the NAPLEX for the first time earned a 95.52 percent pass rate. The MPJE pass rate for Wilkes pharmacy graduates taking the Pennsylvania exam for the first time was 91.23 percent. Testing occurred from May through August 2019.

Wilkes University Recognizes Faculty and Staff With 2019 President's Awards for Excellence

Six Wilkes University faculty and staff members were honored with the 2019 President's Awards for Excellence. The awards, which were presented by Wilkes Interim President Paul S. Adams at the University's fall convocation, recognize individuals who reflect excellence in their work based on the University's core values. This is the fourth year for the awards program.

Wilkes University Women's and Gender Studies Program Hosts Kadida Kenner of Why Courts Matter PA For Oct. 23 Lecture

The Women's and Gender Studies Program at Wilkes University will host Kadida Kenner of Why Courts Matter PA for a lecture on Oct. 23. The lecture will take place at 3 p.m. in the Henry Student Center Ballroom and is free and open to the public. Why Courts Matter PA is a non-partisan, non-profit (c)(3) organization and coalition of more than 40 organizational partners who work together to educate the public about the importance of filling federal court vacancies with fair, independent, qualified judges of diverse personal and professional backgrounds.

Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy To Host Medicare Information Sessions

Faculty and students from the Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy will host a series of Medicare information sessions in the month of October. The sessions are designed to ensure that each senior citizen is enrolled in a Medicare plan that will work best for their needs and their budget. The sessions will take place at Cooks Pharmacy, 777 Wyoming Ave., Kingston.

Wilkes University Opens Norman Mailer Room With Reception Oct. 10

Wilkes University becomes the home of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Norman Mailer's personal collection of manuscripts and memorabilia when a reception opens the Norman Mailer Room and Collection on Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. in the E.S. Farley Library. The event kicks off the Norman Mailer Society annual conference, "Mailer on Politics, Public Life, and Pop Culture," which runs Oct. 10-12. Mailer, who died in 2007 at 84, was the founding chair of Wilkes' Maslow Family Graduate Creative Writing Program's advisory board. The event will be attended by several members of Mailer's family.

Spotlight Series

Wilkes University Senior Victoria Morrison, International Traveler and Entrepreneur

Wilkes University senior Victoria Morrison is an international traveler with a sweet local business. The hospitality leadership major recently opened her own home bakery, The Salty & Sweet Baking Co., as part of the class Entrepreneurship 398: Launch Your Business.

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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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