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Wilkes University Jay S. Sidhu School of Business and Leadership Students Receive Awards

Students from the Wilkes University Jay S. Sidhu School of Business and Leadership were honored with awards for their research at the inaugural Sidhu Research Day on Dec. 1.

City of Wilkes-Barre Applauds Wilkes University For Campus Improvements

The City of Wilkes-Barre applauds Wilkes University for its recent reinvestment in the community, which will benefit both students, downtown residents, and the community at large.

Wilkes University Introduces Executive Advisory Board In The Jay S. Sidhu School of Business and Leadership

The Jay S. Sidhu School of Business and Leadership at Wilkes University is pleased to announce members of its newly formed executive advisory board.

Wilkes University Public Safety Department Hosts Active Shooter Training For Area Law Enforcement

The Wilkes University Department of Public Safety is hosting over 40 officers from three states to attend a four-hour course addressing civilian response to active shooter situations. The training will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday, Dec. 8 in the ballroom of the Henry Student Center, 84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre. The course is designed as a train-the-trainer seminar, allowing attendees to share their knowledge across police departments and in their communities.

Wilkes University Named a Military Friendly School for Eighth Consecutive year

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Wilkes University's Jen Baron

Wilkes University senior Dian McKinney finds her identity in the service she provides to her community, her country and across the globe.

The English and secondary education dual-major from Slatington, Pa., embraced the community service culture of Wilkes as she has taken on numerous roles of service including serving as community service coordinator for the first-year student orientation in summer 2017, the president of the education club, an e-mentor for transfer students and a tutor to Panamanian students at Wilkes.

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Wilkes in the News

Wilkes shows off new Sordoni Art Gallery

New program gives student an "edge" at Wilkes University

New $4 million media center a ‘jewel’ at Wilkes University