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Monday, February 19

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Wilkes University Announces Partnership With Norman Mailer Center and Writers Colony

The Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Wilkes University is partnering with the Norman Mailer Center to bring the Mailer Writers Colony summer writing workshops to Wilkes University and serve as their permanent home. Named in honor of the late Pulitzer Prize-winning author, workshops offered by the Norman Mailer Colony are taught by nationally recognized writers and editors, continuing the Wilkes tradition of bringing literary leaders to campus.

Weekender Classes Start at 10:30 a.m. On Sunday, February 18, 2018

Weekender Classes Start at 10:30 a.m. On Sunday, February 18, 2018

Nicole Pezzino of Wilkes University's Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Named a 2018-2019 Faculty Scholar by the National Association of Chain Drugstores Foundation

Nicole Pezzino, an assistant professor in the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy at Wilkes University, has been named a 2018-2019 Faculty Scholar by the National Association of Chain Drugstores Foundation. Pezzino is one of only five faculty from across the country selected for the program.

Wilkes University Running Club Holds Relay for Heat on Feb. 24 to Raise Funds to Ease Home Heating Crisis

The Wilkes University Running Club will hold its annual 100-mile Relay for Heat to raise funds to assist local families with their heating bills. All contributions are given to the Commission for Economic Opportunity (CEO) Martin Luther King Fuel Fund and used exclusively to avert home heating crises.

Wilkes University's Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing Announces Pennsylvania Writers Conference July 29-Aug. 9

Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Andre Dubus III will be the keynote speaker when Wilkes University's Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing holds the fourth annual Pennsylvania Writers Conference, celebrating all genres of writing. The event features workshops and panels with authors, editors, literary agents and film producers. The conference includes optional four-day writing workshops from July 29 to Aug. 2 and Aug. 5-9. The conference is Aug. 3-4 at Wilkes University.

Spotlight Series

Wilkes University's Mia Lussier

Student Pharmacist Mia Lussier Works to Raise Awareness of Opioid Epidemic

Wilkes University student pharmacist Mia Lussier of Somerset, Mass., isn’t waiting until she receives her degree to start educating others about addiction. Lussier, a second-year student pharmacist, is starting the “Luzerne County Faces of Addiction” campaign which aims to raise awareness of the effects of addiction -- all through the power of story.

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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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