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2014 Today@Wilkes Faculty/Staff News Archives

Convocation Announcement

December 23, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Join us for convocation 2015!

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

December 22, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Save the Date Monday, January 19

United Way Prize Winners

December 22, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Campaign Committee Announces 2014 Winners

Help Desk Will be Closed During the Winter Holiday

December 19, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The Help Desk will be closed for the Winter Holiday starting on Wednesday, December 24th, 2014.

FINAL GRADES FOR FALL SEMESTER AVAILABLE

December 19, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Final grades for Fall 2014 semester now available on-line.

Faculty Kudos

December 18, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Dr. Vijay K. Arora, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), has been invited to give two distinguished lectures (DLs) sponsored by the IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS).

SHUTTLE SERVICE ENDS TODAY

December 16, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes shuttle service will end today, December 16th, at 6 pm.

Library Website

December 16, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Many pages in the Farley Library website will be unavailable the afternoon of Wednesday, December 17 while we upgrade our research guides.

Employee Update

December 16, 2014 | Today@wilkes

New and departing employees.

Dr. Deborah Zbegner, Dean Candidate - School of Nursing Open Presentation for Faculty and Staff

December 12, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Dr. Deborah Zbegner, candidate for the position of Dean of the School of Nursing, will be giving an open presentation for faculty and staff on Tuesday, December 16th.

Ballet Northeast Nutcracker

December 12, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Ballet Northeast presents "The Nutcracker" at the Darte Center on the campus of Wilkes University December 12 through 14.

All Hartman House Girls Have Been Adopted

December 11, 2014 | Today@wilkes

All the Hartman House Girls have been adopted! Thank you all so much for your generosity! Families and children still in need of items.

President Announces Re-scheduling of Open Staff Meetings

December 11, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Open staff meetings are re-scheduled for December 17th at 10 am and 2 pm.

Professional Pharmacy Application Deadline

December 11, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The deadline for submitting Professional Pharmacy applications is January 15, 2015.

Fitness Center Winter Break Hours

December 11, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Listed are the Fitness Center's hours of operation during Winter Break.

WVIA Ski Day at Elk Mountain

December 10, 2014 | 

You and your friends are invited to attend WVIA Ski Day at Elk Mountain, Thursday, January 8, 2015

3 Hartman House Residents Need Adoption

December 10, 2014 | Today@wilkes

There are still 3 Hartman House residents that need to be adopted. The residents are teenaged girls who have been removed from their home because of abuse.

FLU SHOTS

December 10, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The Wilkes University Health & Wellness Department still HAS A FEW FLU SHOTS LEFT IF ANYONE IS INTERESTED IN RECEIVING ONE.

Postponed: International Dessert Appreciation Coffee Hour

December 10, 2014 | Today@wilkes

We will hold this event in the spring semester.

Accounts Payable Notice

December 10, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Due to the upcoming Holiday, we would like to inform you that our last check run for the calendar year will be on Thursday, December 18, 2014.

School of Nursing - Dean Candidate, Dr. Joyce P. Griffin-Sobel Open Presentation for Faculty and Staff

December 09, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Dr. Joyce P. Griffin-Sobel, will be giving an open presentation for faculty and staff on December 12th.

Reminder from the Wilkes Mail Center

December 09, 2014 | Today@wilkes

In the interest of keeping the Wilkes Mail Center running as efficiently and safely as possible during this busy time of year, please continue to adhere to these mail center guidelines.

Order your Krispy Kreme from the Wilkes University Cheerleaders today! Glazed Dozens... Special Order (Filled) Half-Dozens... Certificates for a dozen... Coffee.... AND Partnership Cards for BOGO Dozen Glazed!

December 09, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The cheerleaders are gearing up for College Nationals in Orlando, Florida in ONE MONTH! We are trying to get some last minute fundraising money in by doing a Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Sale!

10 Cookie Dough Mix Mason Jars REMAIN! $6 each... Contact Wilkes Cheerleading to Purchase One!

December 09, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The cheerleaders are selling cookie dough mix in mason jars for $6 each. We have 10 jars left.

English Department Senior Capstone Presentations

December 08, 2014 | Today@wilkes

All students and faculty are cordially invited to attend the English Department Senior Capstone presentations on Wednesday, December 10.

Seats Still Available for Philadelphia Trip with Student Activities this Saturday

December 05, 2014 | Today@wilkes

We still have a few spots available for the Philadelphia Holiday Trip on Saturday, 12/6.

Candidate - Dean of the School of Nursing

December 04, 2014 | Today@wilkes

School of Nursing - Dean Candidate Open Presentation for Faculty and Staff

ATTENTION UNDERGRADUATE & PHARMACY STUDENTS GRADUATING IN MAY 2015

December 04, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Completed Graduation Paperwork (signed diploma order, cap & gown order, and copy of the degree audit) are due by December 15th.

IME Poster Presentation

December 04, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The Freshmen IME students will be presenting their business team project posters on Monday, December 8th.

Chamber Singers Present Bach Christmas Oratorio December 6-7

December 04, 2014 | Today@wilkes

On Saturday and Sunday, December 6 and 7, the Wilkes University Chamber Singers will join with the Arcadia Chorale and the Arcadia Festival Orchestra to present a performance of parts I-III of J. S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio.

Wilkes University MBA Long Sleeve Tshirts For Sale!

December 04, 2014 | Today@wilkes

MBA students are selling long sleeve Tshirts in all sizes.

Grilled Stickies Sale

December 03, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The Alternative Spring Break Teams will be selling Ye Olde College Diner Grilled Stickies beginning Thursday, December 4th.

The Running of the Trains

December 03, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Students in EE342 Microcomputer Operation and Design have been developing, interfacing, and programming microcontroller based computers throughout the semester. At The Running of the Trains, each will be controlling part of an HO gauge railroad in the laboratory.

Order Wilkes Holiday Cards

December 03, 2014 | Today@wilkes

If you would like to order cards and envelopes for business purposes, please contact Lisa Reynolds with the quantity you would like to order NO LATER THAN December 12.

Holiday Food Drive for CEO Food Bank

December 03, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Zebra Communications will be collecting canned food on the 4th (Thurs), 9th (Tues) and 11th (Thurs) in the Henry Student Center to donate to the CEO Food Bank.

Champion Sale at Wilkes-King's Barnes & Noble Store

December 03, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Our 25% off Champion sale will last until 12/14.

Milestone Years of Service Congratulations!

December 03, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Congratulations to the employee who is celebrating a milestone year of service at Wilkes University this month!

December Lunch n' Learn - The Center for Global Education and Diversity

December 02, 2014 | Today@wilkes

What's your comfort zone when speaking with non-native speakers of English? Who are the international and diverse students at Wilkes?

Annual Giving Tree Drive

December 02, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The Annual Giving Tree Drive is now underway.

Wilkes Catering - Limited Time Only Winter Menu

December 02, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Review the Wilkes Catering limited Winter Only Menu items and see what is new for your catering function.

FYF Symposium

December 02, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Tuesday, December 2 from 11 am -1 pm the First Year Foundations Symposium will be held in the Student Center Ballroom.

Attention Faculty: VIP Day - Saturday, March 21, 2015

December 02, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Any faculty who are interested in presenting a 35-45 minute class session during VIP Day, please email admissionsopenhouse@wilkes.edu and provide the presentation title along with a brief description and a desired classroom, if preferred.

Scarf Sale on Wednesday, December 3rd

December 02, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Suzie (the famous omelette maker) is having a scarf sale Wednesday, December 3rd on the first floor of the Henry Student Center!

Today is the LAST Day to Order Your Wilkes Candles from the Cheerleading Squad

December 02, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The cheerleaders are selling candles from the Pond Creek Candle Company, which are created by a disabled Veteran. 16 ounce jars are $15, and 24 ounce jars are $20. You can order from any cheerleader Today (December 2nd) at the Holiday Shopping Event (10 am to 2 pm in the Henry Student Center Lounge).

3rd Annual Holiday Shopping Event TODAY on the 1st Floor of the Student Center from 10 am to 2 pm!

December 02, 2014 | Today@wilkes

On Tuesday, December 2nd the Office of Student Development will be hosting their Annual Holiday Shopping Event.

Today & Tomorrow are the LAST Days to Order Your Wilkes Candles from the Cheerleading Squad

December 01, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The cheerleaders are selling candles from the Pond Creek Candle Company, which are created by a disabled Veteran. 16 ounce jars are $15, and 24 ounce jars are $20.

Lighting Upgrades UCOM Parking Garage

December 01, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Starting December 1st and continuing thru December 17th the University will be upgrading the existing lighting throughout the parking garage.

Holiday Shopping Event in Student Center Tomorrow from 10 am to 2 pm!

December 01, 2014 | Today

The Office of Student Development presents their 3rd Annual Holiday Shopping Event on Tuesday, December 2nd from 10 am to 2 pm.

Vagina Monologues Information Meeting

December 01, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes University's 2015 production of "The Vagina Monologues" is in need of interested student, staff, and faculty participants.

2014-2015 Fact Book

November 25, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

The 2015-2015 Fact Book Is Available Now

Employee Update

November 25, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Recent Employee Departures & Arrivals

International Dessert Appreciation Coffee Hour

November 25, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Sample Desserts and Coffee on December 10

Teach for America Webinar

November 25, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Online Information Session for Students and Alumni on December 2

W-B to close roads during Christmas Parade

November 21, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

The City of Wilkes-Barre has announced that some streets will be closed during Saturday's Christmas parade.

Thank You for a Taste of Wilkes!

November 21, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

On behalf of Megan Boone Valkenburg, Anne Skleder, Ed Foote, and myself, I would just like to say thank you to everyone who donated their time, talents, and resources to the Taste of Wilkes event.

Calendar Reminder to All

November 21, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

According to the University's Academic Calendar, Tuesday, November 25th is to follow a THURSDAY class schedule.

Memorial Service for Jonathan Ratchko

November 20, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Please join us for a Memorial Service on campus to celebrate the life of Jonathan Ratchko on Friday, November 21, 2014, at 4 PM, in the lobby of the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts.

D.I.V.E. Pro, Faculty/Staff Diversity Certificate

November 20, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Through the D.I.V.E. Pro Certificate Program, faculty and staff are recognized for their commitment to fostering diversity.

SMOOTHIE SALE - Running Club Fundraiser

November 20, 2014 | Today@wilkes

On Thursday, November 20th the Running Club will be in the Henry Student Center selling smoothies during club hours!

Implicit Bias Workshop, November 24, Genetti's, Wilkes Barre

November 20, 2014 | Today@wilkes

What me...biased?! Implicit Bias Breese and Trompetter, November 24, 9 am - 11am, Genetti's, Wilkes Barre

Dinner and a Show on Saturday 11/22

November 19, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Student Activities is offering dinner and a show on Saturday, November 22 and there are still a few spots left!

Freshman T-shirt Sale

November 19, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Freshman T-shirt pre-orders will be taken until November 25th.

Internship Information and Registration

November 19, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Do you have any questions about doing a spring internship? Bring your resume and attend the Internship Information session on Tuesday, 11/ 24 ​from ​11:00 am - 12:00 pm.

Blood Drive Wednesday, November 19th

November 18, 2014 | Today@wilkes

We will be holding a blood drive on Wednesday, November 19th from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm in the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

BACCHUS Giving Away Free Ice Cream - November 20th, 4:00 to 5:00 PM

November 18, 2014 | Today@wilkes

BACCHUS will be giving away free ice cream sundaes to anyone who stops by the Commuter Lounge on November 20th from 4:00 to 5 PM.

Wilkes University Choral Ensembles to Present LOVE: Lost and Found

November 18, 2014 | Today@wilkes

On Friday, November 21, the Wilkes University Chorus and the Wilkes University Chamber Singers will present LOVE: Lost and Found at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Wilkes-Barre.

FYF Urban Plunge Class Collecting Everyday Items for Ruth's Place

November 18, 2014 | Today@wilkes

FYF is volunteering at Ruth's Place (a local women's homeless shelter) and is collecting everyday items for them.

Bake Sale TODAY, 11 AM to 1 PM, Henry Student Center

November 18, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The cheerleaders will be hosting a bake sale today.

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Hosting Presentation: Regulation of Cancer Development by PAK2 Kinase

November 18, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Jun Ling, Ph.D., The Commonwealth Medical Center, will be doing a presentation titled: Regulation of Cancer Development by PAK2 Kinase.

Wilkes University to Host National Weather Service SKYWARN Training, Nov 19, 2014, 6:30 PM-8:00 PM, SLC 101

November 18, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The NWS in Binghamton, NY will be conducting a Winter SKYWARN (weather spotters) training class on November 19th from 6:30 to 8:00 PM. This class is for beginners or anyone that has a general interest in weather.

Customized Wilkes Candles

November 18, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Order your customized Wilkes candle today! The candles are all homemade by a local, disabled veteran through Pondcreek Candles.

Timesheet Reminder

November 17, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Timesheet Reminder - ALL Timesheets DUE in PAYROLL

Payroll Announcement: Payroll Year End Processing Deadline Schedule

November 17, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Due to the upcoming Wilkes holiday and bank processing pay schedules deadlines have been established to ensure timely pay checks for the remainder of the calendar year.

Jamberry Nails Fundraiser Going on Now for the Cheerleading Squad

November 17, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The cheerleaders are doing a Jamberry Nails fundraiser right now to help defray the costs of their trip to Nationals! You can order online at jessbaker.jamberrynails.net

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week Events

November 17, 2014 | Today@wilkes

This Week is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, in order to commemorate this week there will be several events on campus.

Hunger and Homelessness Week Collection

November 17, 2014 | Today@wilkes

As part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Campus Interfaith in conjunction with the AmeriCorps Vista for Veterans, will be collecting the following items to be donated to St. Hedwig's Home for Homeless Veterans.

Native American Indian Heritage Celebration - Film - Smokin Fish

November 17, 2014 | Today@wilkes

In Celebration of Native American Indian Month The Center for Global Education and Diversity would like to invite you to see: Smokin Fish.

Taste of Wilkes Event

November 17, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The Taste of Wilkes event will be held on Thursday, November 20th from 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm in the Henry Student Center Ballroom. With a donation of $5.00 to the United Way, guests will be able to sample delicious home cooked dishes.

Health Sciences Pre-Professional Society is Hosting the US Army Forward Surgical Unit

November 17, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The Health Sciences Pre-Professional Society is hosting the US Army Forward Surgical Unit on Thursday, November 20th from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Swim Team Fundraiser

November 17, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The Wilkes swim team has customizable stickers, kettle corn, and cancer awareness t-shirts for sale till Friday, November 21.

Globalize Your Thanksgiving, Invite an International Student to Dinner

November 17, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Invite one or two international students to your Thanksgiving and you will have a great opportunity to share an American holiday with someone from a foreign culture and to learn about traditions and holidays from other places.

Open Forum for Director of Facilities Position

November 17, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The Search Committee for the Executive Director of Facilities position will be bringing candidates to campus. The Committee would like to invite all interested students, faculty, and staff members to the open forums.

Salvation Army Bake Sale

November 17, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Zebra Communication's Salvation Army account team will be having a bake sale Tuesday, November 18th and Thursday, November 20th.

Military Appreciation Week! November 10-14

November 14, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Military Appreciation Week will acknowledge Military Veterans and Active Duty Military Personnel. The United States Coast Guard is showcased today.

NOVEMBER FACULTY FORUM, Friday, November 14, 4:00 PM, Cohen Science Center 102

November 14, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Faculty members are invited to the November's Faculty Forum, Today at 4 p.m. in the Cohen Science Center -102. Doors opening at 4 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

Patrick & Amy Leahy Cordially Invite You And Your Family To Wilkes University's Holiday Celebration

November 14, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Friday, Dec. 25 • 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. | Henry Student Center Ballroom

Memorial Service for Jonathan Ratchko

November 14, 2014 | Today@wilkes

We have learned from Jonathan's parents that a memorial service will be held at 10 AM on Monday from the Trinity Lutheran Church in Hazleton, PA (100 North Church Street).

Military Appreciation Week! November 10-14

November 13, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Military Appreciation Week will acknowledge Military Veterans and Active Duty Military Personnel showcasing the United States Navy on November 13.

Navy Nuclear Propulsion Officer Program Info Session 11/18

November 13, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The US Navy will send a technical specialist to Wilkes on TUESDAY NOV 18th, 11:30, SLC 160 to talk to Engineering, Math and Physics students about their Navy Nuclear Propulsion Officer Program.

Help improve the Perception of Wilkes-Barre!

November 13, 2014 | Today@wilkes

As part of a PPD legacy project some Sidhu School Seniors are raising money to rent a billboard. The billboard will feature an inspirational message pertaining to Wilkes-Barre.

Parking Announcement: Student Center/UCOM Surface/Passan Parking Lots

November 13, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Parking Announcement: Student Center/UCOM Surface/Passan Parking Lots for Wilkes Open House

Parking Announcement: Parking at Open House Event

November 13, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The Wilkes University Community, staff and faculty are requested to park in the UCOM Garage for the Open House Event.

Red Cross Disaster Relief Volunteers Needed

November 13, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The Red Cross Disaster Relief Coordinator has reached out to us for some volunteers on November 15th. One of our elderly neighbors has lost her home to a fire and needs our assistance in cleaning.

Free STD Testing

November 13, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Free and confidential Gonorrhea and Chlamydia testing done on campus.

Open Grief Counseling Session from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on November 13

November 13, 2014 | Today@wilkes

As members of the Wilkes community mourn the loss of one of their classmates and students, the University Counseling Center will make a third open group counseling session available.

Dining Services Semester Survey

November 13, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Love Wilkes Dining Services? Want to comment on something they can improve on? Take our online survey and let us know how we're doing!

Reminder...FACULTY FORUM Tomorrow!

November 13, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Faculty members are invited to November's Faculty Forum tomorrow afternoon. The presentation will be "What IS Creative Nonfiction?"

Barnes and Noble Bookstore Fleece Sale

November 12, 2014 | Today@wilkes

25% off entire stock of fleece tops and bottoms for a limited time.

New Issue of Women's and Gender Studies Newsletter Now Available!

November 12, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The latest edition of the WGS newsletter is now available.

Open Grief Counseling Session at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 12

November 12, 2014 | Today@wilkes

As members of the Wilkes community mourn the loss of one of their classmates and students, the University Counseling Center will make a second open group counseling session available at 11 a.m on Wednesday, Nov. 12.

Military Appreciation Week! November 10-14

November 12, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Military Appreciation Week will acknowledge Military Veterans and Active Duty Military Personnel. Today the United States Army is showcased.

Discount Cards for Local Businesses

November 12, 2014 | Today@wilkes

PPA is selling discount cards for local businesses. The cards cost $5 each, can be used an unlimited number of times, and don't expire until March 31, 2015.

Military Appreciation Week! November 10-14

November 11, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Military Appreciation Week will acknowledge Military Veterans and Active Duty Military Personnel. Tuesday, November 11, 2014 will showcase the United States Air Force.

$5 Unlimited Pancake Breakfast to Benefit Cheerleaders THIS SUNDAY!

November 11, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The Cheerleaders are currently selling $5 pancake breakfast tickets for this Sunday, November 16th.

FACULTY FORUM Friday, November 14

November 11, 2014 | Today@wilkes

All Faculty are invited to attend the November Faculty Forum, Friday, November 14th.

College of Science and Engineering - Dean Candidate Open Presentation for Faculty and Staff

November 11, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Dr. William Hudson, candidate for the position of Dean of the College of Science and Engineering, will be giving an open presentation for Faculty and Staff on Thursday, November 13th.

Military Appreciation Week! November 10-14

November 10, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Military Appreciation Week will acknowledge Military Veterans and Active Duty Military Personnel.

College of Science and Engineering - Dean Candidate Open Presentation for Faculty and Staff

November 10, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Dr. Cecelia Wigal, candidate for the position of Dean of the College of Science and Engineering, will be giving an open presentation for faculty and staff on Monday, November 10th at 11 a.m. until noon in Farley 002.

Parking Announcement - ​Henry Student Center Lot - November 13, Veterans Brunch

November 10, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Dear Campus Community: Wilkes will be hosting ​ our 4th Annual​ Veteran's Appreciation Brunch on Thursday, November 13th. Our distinguished guests will be traveling from over a dozen nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, and active adult centers. That said, they have particular needs in terms of parking accommodations. This will impact parking in the Henry Student Center Lot during the hours of 8:00 am - 1:00 pm. During that time Public Safety will have the middle rows blocked off for our guests. Thank you for your kind consideration during this event.

Vagina Monologues Information Meeting

November 10, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes University's 2015 production of "The Vagina Monologues" is in need of interested student, staff, and faculty participants. If you think you would like to join or contribute to the performance in any way, please make time to attend the information meeting on Wednesday, November 12 at 5:00 pm in Breiseth 320.

Drs. Robert and Judy Gardner Educational Forum Series

November 10, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Drs. Robert and Judy Gardner Educational Forum Series Presents: Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Luzerne County

6th Annual Wilkes University Veterans Day Ceremony

November 10, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The Wilkes University Veterans Council and Air Force ROTC Detachment 752 are honored to sponsor the 6th Annual Wilkes University Veterans Day Ceremony.

FYF Food Drive

November 10, 2014 | Today@wilkes

The FYF class, Urban Plunge, is sponsoring a food drive every Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 pm in the Henry Student Center.

REMINDER - RSVP Due Today for November Lunch 'n Learn Session on Tuesday

November 07, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Please join us for the next Lunch n Learn session on Tuesday November 11th from 12 noon to 1 p.m. in Breiseth room 108. Do the performing arts interest you? Would you like to learn how to sing, play an instrument or dance?

Empty Bowls Raises Money For Area Food Banks At Wilkes University Nov. 16

November 07, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Handmade bowls bring people together to help fight hunger in the third annual Empty Bowls event. It will be held at Wilkes University from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 16 in the ballroom of the Henry Student Center, 84 W. South St. in Wilkes-Barre.

Commuter Council NYC Bus Trip Ticket Sales

November 06, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Commuter Council selling tickets for annual NYC bus trip

October 2014 Creative Writing Program Newsletter

November 06, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

The October 2014 Creative Writing Program Newsletter is now available!

Invitation from President Leahy to Open Staff Meetings on November 11th

November 06, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

The next installment of open meetings will be held on Tuesday, November 11th in the Eugene S. Farley Library, room 002 at 9:00 am and 3:00 pm.

Wilkes Wrestling East Region Championship Ring Ceremony

November 05, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

The Wilkes University wrestling team will receive their 2014 NCAA East Region Championship rings in a special ceremony prior to its home dual-match debut against Penn College on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. at the Marts Center.

Lambda Kappa Sigma to Host Annual Turkey Tea Event on Tuesday, November 18

November 05, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Lambda Kappa Sigma will be hosting its annual Turkey Tea event on Tuesday, November 18th from 11 to 1 in the SUB ballroom. Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables, salad, and desserts will be served. Tickets are $10 and all proceeds will benefit the local Toys for Tots group.

Wilkes University Choral Ensembles to Host Spaghetti Dinner

November 05, 2014 | Today@wilkes

Looking for a cheap dinner? Want some music with your meal? Then come to the 4th Annual Wilkes University Choral Ensembles Spaghetti Dinner!

Wilkes University Honors Faculty, Staff with 2014 TREC Awards

November 05, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Seven Wilkes University faculty and staff members were honored for their work teaching and advising students at the annual TREC Awards Ceremony. The awards are presented by the university's Teaching Recognition and Effectiveness Committee (TREC).

Please join us for the next Lunch n Learn session on Tuesday November 11th from 12 noon to 1 p.m. in Breiseth room 108

November 05, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Do the performing arts interest you? Would you like to learn how to sing, play an instrument or dance? Perhaps you would like to attend a ballet production or piano recital. If so, please attend our next Lunch n Learn Session.

College of Science and Engineering - Dean Candidate Open Presentation for Faculty and Staff

November 05, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Dr. John Schaumloffel, candidate for the position of Dean of the College of Science and Engineering, will be on campus on Thursday November 6th and Friday November 7th.

Faculty and Staff Encouraged to Participate in the Core Survey

November 04, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Thank you in advance for your time and support.

MSC's One World Party

November 04, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Please join MSC in celebrating it's Third Annual One World Party this Thursday, November 6 at 7pm in the Sub Ballroom!

Pharmacy Bake Sale - PPA

November 04, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Take a break during club hours this week on Thursday, November 6 and enjoy some sweet treats!

$5 UNLIMITED Pancake Breakfast at Applebee's 11/16 to Benefit Cheer Team's Trip to Nationals

November 04, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Contact any cheerleader or coach, Jessica Short (jessica.short@wilkes.edu), to purchase your ticket. $5 covers the cost of beverages, pancakes, and sausage.

Bake Sale to Raise Funds for Cheerleaders Trip to Nationals!

November 04, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Come out to the SUB from 11am to 1pm to support the cheerleaders on their way to Nationals! All items will be $1.

First Year Foundation Food Drive!

November 04, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

The First Year Foundation Class, Urban Plunge- Food Securities- will be collecting food donations every Tuesday and Thursday from 11-1 in the Henry Student Center until November 24th.

Get Out and Vote

November 04, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

This is a gentle reminder from the Civic Engagement office to get out and vote today.

Colleges Against Cancer Fundraiser at Friendly's

November 03, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Support Colleges Against Cancer: Relay for Life by coming out to Friendly's Restaurant November 20th!

Milestone Years of Service - NOVEMBER

November 03, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Congratulations to our employees who are celebrating a milestone year of service at Wilkes University this month!

Guest.Wilkes.edu Password Change

November 03, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

As of today October 31, 2014, the ITS has changed the Guest.Wilkes.edu password.

Departmental Trick or Treating - Thank You

November 03, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

The Office of Student Development would like to THANK all of the departments and students who participated in the Departmental Trick-or-Treating event on Campus.

She's the First Update and Thank You

October 31, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

A big thank you to everyone who came out to support the She's the First fundraiser!

Girl Rising Film Screening Monday, November 3rd, 4pm, SUB Ballroom

October 31, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Join the Women's and Gender Studies Department on Monday, November 3rd, at 4pm in the Henry Student Center Ballroom for a screening of the documentary Girl Rising.

College of Science and Engineering - Dean Candidate Open Presentation for Faculty and Staff - Dr. William Hudson

October 31, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Dr. William Hudson, candidate for the position of Dean of the College of Science and Engineering, will be on campus on Thursday November 13th and Friday November 14th, and will be giving on open presentation for Faculty and Staff on Thursday November 13th at 11 a.m. until noon in Breiseth 107

College of Science and Engineering - Dean Candidate Open Presentation for Faculty and Staff - Dr. Cecelia Wigal

October 31, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Dr. Cecelia Wigal, candidate for the position of Dean of the College of Science and Engineering, will be on campus on Monday November 10th and Tuesday November 11th, and will be giving an open presentation for Faculty and Staff on Monday November 10th at 11 a.m. until noon in Farleigh 002.

College of Science and Engineering - Dean Candidate Open Presentation for Faculty and Staff - Dr. John Schaumloffel

October 31, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Dr. John Schaumloffel, candidate for the position of Dean of the College of Science and Engineering, will be on campus on Thursday November 6th and Friday November 7th, and will be giving an open presentation for Faculty and Staff on Thursday November 6th at 11 a.m. until noon in Farleigh 002.

College of Science and Engineering - Dean Candidate Open Presentation for Faculty and Staff - Dr. Michael Steele

October 31, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Dr. Michael Steele, candidate for the position of Dean of the College of Science and Engineering, will be on campus on Tuesday November 4th and Wednesday November 5th, and will be giving an open presentation for Faculty and Staff on Tuesday November 4th at 11 a.m. until noon in Farleigh 002.

Free Group Fitness Classes at the WB YMCA

October 31, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

FREE group fitness classes and membership to all Wilkes University Full time staff and students!

Spanish Guidelines for Registration

October 30, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

For all advisors and students to guide you for registration in Spanish courses.

22nd Annual Taste of Wilkes

October 30, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

The 22nd annual Taste of Wilkes- "Tastes from Around the World" will be held on Thursday, November 20th from 12:30-1:30 in the Ballroom of the Henry Student Center.

Veterans Council Annual Flag Drive

October 30, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

he Veterans Council is holding their annual Flag Drive during club hours on Thursday, Oct 30th, Tuesday Nov 4th and Thursday Nov 6th.

Register for Connecting the Dots - Student/Alumni Networking Event

October 29, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

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Globalize Your Thanksgiving, Invite an International Student to Dinner

October 29, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

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Timesheet Reminder

October 29, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

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Wilkes University To Host Master Classes In Contemporary Dance

October 29, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

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Wilkes University's U.N. Lecture Series

October 29, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

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Website Launch Update

October 28, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

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Tuition Exchange Announcement

October 28, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Tuition Exchange Announcement

Pink Flag Fundraiser

October 28, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Pink Flag Fundraiser

Dr. Edward T. Bednarz, Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering, releases new book "The Journey to Discover the Meaning of Life"

October 28, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Dr. Edward T. Bednarz, Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering, releases new book "The Journey to Discover the Meaning of Life"

Manuscript Annual Halloween Reading Co-Sponsored by GSA

October 28, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Manuscript Annual Halloween Reading Co-Sponsored by GSA

CEO Thanksgiving Program 2014

October 28, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

CEO Thanksgiving Program 2014

All Pro Dad Event

October 28, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

All Pro Dad Event

Don't pack a snack tonight & visit the Cheerleaders' Bake Sale tomorrow from 11am to 1pm in the SUB!

October 27, 2014 | today

Don't pack a snack tonight & visit the Cheerleaders' Bake Sale tomorrow from 11am to 1pm in the SUB!

Wilkes University's Colleges Against Cancer will be holding a pink flag fundraiser

October 27, 2014 | today

Wilkes University's Colleges Against Cancer will be holding a pink flag fundraiser

Food Pantry Volunteer Opportunity Announcement

October 27, 2014 | today

Food Pantry Volunteer Opportunity Announcement

Globalize Your Thanksgiving, Invite an International Student to Dinner

October 27, 2014 | today

Globalize Your Thanksgiving, Invite an International Student to Dinner

October Faculty Forum

October 24, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

October Faculty Forum

A Coffee/tea & Bagel Social at the Sidhu School of Business and Leadership (169 S. Main St.)

October 24, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

A coffee/tea & bagel social is scheduled from 8am to 9:30am on Friday, October 24th at the Sidhu School of Business and Leadership (169 S. Main St.). Begin your day with a hot beverage and fellow Colonel colleagues.

Buy a Tie-Dye Cupcake - Help a girl be the first in her family to graduate!

October 24, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

On Tuesday, October 28th, from 11am-1pm the Women's and Gender Studies Department and Psi Chi, the international psychology honor society, will be hosting a tie-dye cupcake sale on the first floor of the Henry Student Center.

2nd Annual Student Development Departmental Trick-or-Treating | Tuesday October 28th, during club hours (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

October 23, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Please join Student Development for our 2nd Annual Departmental Trick-or-Treating on Tuesday October 28th, during club hours (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

Engineering Invited Lecture Series | Engineering: Art or Science?

October 23, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Engineering: Art or Science? featuring Mark Kuzuwinski, Engineer, Author, Adjunct Professor

Call for Honorary Degree Nominations - Fall 2014

October 23, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

The Honorary Degree Committee invites nominations for candidates for Wilkes University honorary degrees.

Reminder: Tomorrow is the FACULTY FORUM

October 23, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

All Faculty are invited to attend the October Faculty Forum on Friday, October 24th.

Passport To Science on Saturday, Oct. 25

October 23, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

The second annual Passport to Science program will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 10 a.m to 1 p.m. in the Cohen Science Center and Stark Learning Center.

Students & Faculty - 10th Week Withdrawal Reminder

October 23, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

Beginning Monday, November 3rd, a student may ONLY withdraw from a course with the written approval of the Dean of the School in which the course is being taught, and the Instructor. Course withdrawal forms are available on-line or at the Student Services Center.

Super Smash Bros. Tournament Sign-Ups

October 23, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

The Wilkes University Anime Club will be hosting a Super Smash Bros. Tournament on October 24 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Miller Room.

2015-2016 Open House Dates Announced

October 23, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

The Admissions office has confirmed our 2015-2016 Open House Dates. Please mark your calendars accordingly.

Bernice Simonds Sando Breast Cancer Benefit

October 23, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

We are "teaming up" to help Bernice Simonds Sando tackle breast cancer!

Parking Announcement: Campus Wide / Franklin, River & Market Streets

October 23, 2014 | 

The Office of Public Safety would like to inform members of the University Community of the upcoming Luzerne County Historical Society annual Downtown Wilkes-Barre Ghost Walks on Oct. 17-18 and Oct. 24-25.

Coffee, Tea & Bagel Social Scheduled for Friday, October 24th

October 23, 2014 | Today@Wilkes

A coffee/tea & bagel social is scheduled from 8am to 9:30am on Friday, October 24th at the Sidhu School of Business and Leadership (169 S. Main St.). Begin your day with a hot beverage and fellow Colonel colleagues.

 


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