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Monday, May 20

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Wilkes University Hosts Pennsylvania Department of Education Deputy Secretary to Address the State of Education

The state of education was the topic of discussion when Noe Ortega, Pennsylvania Department of Education deputy secretary for postsecondary and higher education, visited Wilkes University to meet with administrators, faculty and staff on Monday, May 13.

Wilkes University Awards Nearly 800 Degrees at 72nd Spring Commencement

Wilkes University awarded 797 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at its 72nd spring commencement ceremonies on May 18. The ceremony for graduate students receiving doctoral and master's degrees was held at 10 a.m., while the ceremony for undergraduates receiving bachelor's degrees was held at 3 p.m. Both ceremonies were held in the McHale Athletic Center in the University Center on Main, 169 S. Main Street in Wilkes-Barre.

Wilkes University Student Pharmacists Are Matched With Post-Graduate Year Residencies

Wilkes University's Nesbitt School of Pharmacy continues to match student pharmacists seeking post-graduate residency training at a rate of 15 percent above the national average. Eighty percent of students and alumni from Wilkes University's Nesbitt School of Pharmacy were successfully matched into residency training programs in 2019. Twenty-six Wilkes students receiving the doctor of pharmacy degree in May 2019 were accepted into programs.

Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Student Taylor Hodle Named 2019 AACP Walmart Scholar

Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy student Taylor Hodle of Dallas, Pa., was named the 2019 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Walmart Scholar. The Walmart Scholar program provides a $1,000 scholarship for students to attend the 2019 AACP Annual Meeting and Teachers Seminar in Chicago, Ill. Hodle is a fourth-year student pharmacist.

Wilkes University to Hold 72nd Spring Commencement on May 18

Wilkes University will hold its 72nd Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 18 in the McHale Athletic Center of the University Center on Main, 169 S. Main St. in Wilkes-Barre.

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Mechanical Engineering Major Ethan Schwartz Applies Classroom Experience to Real-World Opportunities

Junior mechanical engineering major Ethan Schwartz is gaining real-world experience in the classroom as an honors program student and as the Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Kirby Scholar of engineering. The Northampton, Pa., native knows that hands-on experience will put him at the top when it comes time for looking for post-graduation opportunities.

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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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