Wilkes University

Earth and Environmental Science Day

Earth and Environmental Science Day

8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. • Friday, April 21, 2017

Registration: Henry Student Center
Event Location: Cohen Science Center

High school students are invited to celebrate Earth Day with Wilkes University at our Earth and Environmental Science Day.

  • Students can attend this event with their families. Each individual student should register below with their parent/guardian as a guest.
  • Teachers are also encouraged to bring their class to this event. Teachers, along with each student should register for the event using the form below.
  • Special presentations for parents and guardians will showcase the admissions process, financial aid, and life on campus.

Students will experience presentations, activities, and discussions on topics including climate, water quality and geoscience career opportunities. Participants will have a chance to check out the labs in the Cohen Science Center and have lunch with current students, faculty, staff and alumni. 

Master of Ceremonies: Daniel Baratta, Senior

  • 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

    • Registration - Ballroom (2nd Floor), Henry Student Center
  • 9:00 - 9:15 a.m.

    • Welcome- Ballroom (2nd Floor), Henry Student Center
  • 9:15 - 9:30 a.m.

    • Geosciences Career OpportunitiesDr. Sid Halsor, Chair, EEES Department, Ballroom (2nd Floor), Henry Student Center
  • 9:30 - 9:45 a.m.

    • Student Club ActivitiesMelissa Howells - Student Development, Ballroom, (2nd Floor Henry Student Center
  • 9:45 - 10:00 a.m.

    • Walk to Cohen Science Center (CSC)
  • 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

    • Geographic Information SystemsDr. Dale Bruns - Cohen Science Center (CSC) 428
  • 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

  • 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

    • Alumni and Student Panel - facilitated by Dr. Sid Halsor - Cohen Science Center (CSC) 102
  • 11:30 - 12:30 p.m.

    • Lunch with Wilkes students, faculty, staff and alumni- Henry Food Court (3rd Floor) Henry Student Center
  • 12:30 - 1:00 p.m.

  • 1:00 - 1:30 p.m.

  • 1:30 - 2:00 p.m.

  • 2:00 - 2:45 p.m.

    • Tour of EEES Laboratories - Cohen Science Center (CSC) 119
  • 2:45 - 3:00 p.m.

Master of Ceremonies: Daniel Baratta, Senior

  • 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

    • Registration - Ballroom (2nd Floor), Henry Student Center
  • 9:00 - 9:15 a.m.

    • Welcome- Ballroom (2nd Floor), Henry Student Center
  • 9:15 - 9:30 a.m.

    • Geosciences Career OpportunitiesDr. Sid Halsor, Chair, EEES Department, Ballroom (2nd Floor), Henry Student Center
  • 9:30 - 9:45 a.m.

    • Student Club Activities - Melissa Howells - Student Development, Ballroom, (2nd Floor Henry Student Center
  • 9:45 - 10:00 a.m.

    • Parents – Refreshment Break / Students leave for educational sessions
  • 10:00 - 10:15 a.m.

    • Dr. Prahlad N. Murthy, Associate Dean/Professor, College of Science and Engineering - Ballroom (2nd Floor), Henry Student Center
  • 10:15 - 11:30 a.m.

    • Residential Life, Financial Aid, and Admissions information - Ballroom (2nd Floor), Henry Student Center
  • 11:30 - 12:30 p.m.

    • Lunch with Wilkes students, faculty, staff and alumni- Henry Food Court (3rd Floor) Henry Student Center
  • 12:30 - 1:15 p.m.

    • Student Academic Services - Mr. Tom Thomas, Miller Room (2nd Floor), Henry Student Center
  • 1:15 - 2:00 p.m.

    • Alumni and Student Panel - Miller Room (2nd Floor), Henry Student Center, facilitated by Dr. Marleen Troy
  • 2:00 - 2:45 p.m.

    • Tour of EEES Laboratories - Cohen Science Center (CSC) 119
  • 2:45 - 3:00 p.m.

You may park either in the lot behind the Henry Student Center, 84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre, or in the campus parking garage, located at 148 S. Main St. Wilkes students stationed at both parking locations will provide parking passes and direct you to the Henry Student Center.

QUESTIONS?
Contact Julie McMonagle at julie.mcmonagle@wilkes.edu or (570) 408-4604.


Registration Form
Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Once seats are full, registration will be closed
Registration deadline: 4/19/17

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