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Wilkes University Announces Transformational Gift To Graduate Creative Writing Program

University Dedicates the Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing

Rodney Ridley of Wilkes University's Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship named Innovator of the Year

Rodney Ridley of Wilkes University's Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship named Innovator of the Year

Maslow Foundation Salon Reading Series at Wilkes University Kicks Off Creative Writing Program Residency June 18-22

Wilkes University's Maslow Foundation Salon Reading Series will be held nightly from Sun., June 18 through Thurs., June 22, 2017. The series, which kicks off the June residency for the University's Graduate Creative Writing Program, features readings by faculty and alumni of the program. There will be programs with biographies available at the door, and books by the authors will be offered for sale each evening. The readings are free and open to the public.

Wilkes University Graduate Jennifer Smith Named 2017 Outstanding Pharmacy Student

Jennifer Smith of Hummelstown, Pa., a recent graduate of Wilkes University's Nesbitt School of Pharmacy, was presented with the 2017 Outstanding Pharmacy Student Award by the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association. Smith received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in May 2017.

Wilkes University Receives 100,000 Strong In The Americas Grant

Wilkes University Receives 100,000 Strong In The Americas Grant

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Wilkes University alumna Nia Williams

Nia Williams becomes the first African American woman to earn environmental engineering degree at the University

Nia Williams graduated cum laude from Wilkes with an environmental engineering degree, becoming the first African American woman to earn that degree at the University. Williams wasn’t even aware of her accomplishment until her last months at Wilkes. In fact, it didn’t even cross her mind until faculty brought it to her attention because it was never the reason for pursuing her dream.

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