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2015 Today@Wilkes Faculty/Staff News Archives

Title IX Coordinator - Office Relocation

December 23, 2015 | Today

The office of the Title IX Coordinator has relocated to 10 East South Street, Suite A.

Important Information - Relocation of the Human Resources and Payroll Offices

December 23, 2015 | Today

The Human Resources and Payroll Departments have relocated to 10 East South Street, Suite A.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

December 22, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Please review this important policy

Change in Fitness Center Hours

December 21, 2015 | Today

Please note the change to the Fitness Center's hours of operation on Wednesday, December 23.

SUBSURFACE TESTING

December 21, 2015 | Today

Midlantic Engineering will be conducting subsurface testing in the 141 South Main Street parking lot beginning Monday morning, December 21st at 7am and continuing for several days.

HOLIDAY SHUTTLE SERVICE

December 21, 2015 | Today

Wilkes University shuttle service will end on Monday December 21st at 6 pm.

403(b) Universal Availability Notice

December 21, 2015 | Today

Wilkes University provides you with the voluntary opportunity to save for your retirement through the TIAA-CREF Tax Deferred Retirement Annuity Plan for All Wilkes University Personnel ("TDA Plan"). The TDA Plan is a 403(b) defined contribution plan, available to employees of educational institutions and certain non-profit organizations, that allows you to make pre-tax contributions for retirement savings.

Last Meditation Session of 2015

December 21, 2015 | Today

Our last session of the year will be this afternoon.

From the Desk of Patrick F. Leahy - Holiday Announcement

December 18, 2015 | Today

The University will be closing at noon on Wednesday, December 23rd.

Club Deposits Due Monday, December 21

December 18, 2015 | Today

Due to the upcoming holiday, we ask that ALL club deposits are submitted to the Bursar's Office no later than Monday, December 21.

Traffic Alert - Thursday, Dec. 17 and Monday, Dec. 21

December 17, 2015 | Today

Traffic patterns on South Franklin Street will be altered starting today, Thursday, Dec. 17 and on South Main Street on Monday, Dec. 21 for the installation of traffic signals.

Public Safety Announcement

December 17, 2015 | Today

Recent acts of violence around the country and abroad can make us pause and wonder if something similar can happen on our campus. We want you to know that if the unthinkable should happen here, Wilkes University and partnering agencies are ready to act.

Wilkes Creative Writing Community Workshops

December 17, 2015 | Today

Listed are the workshops, instructors, dates, and location for the Winter Creative Writing Community Workshops.

Patrick and Amy Leahy Cordially Invite You and Your Family to Wilkes University's Holiday Celebration

December 16, 2015 | Today

Join Pat and Amy Leahy at Wilkes University's Holiday Celebration on Friday, December 18th.

Salaried Attendance Reports

December 16, 2015 | Today

Please submit all Salaried Attendance Reports today.

South Main Street Closure - 12/21/15

December 16, 2015 | Today

South Main Street will be closed on Monday, 12/21/15 from 7 am until 11 am for installation of the cross walk traffic signals.

English Department Capstone Presentation - December 17th

December 16, 2015 | Today

All student, faculty and staff are invited to the fall English Capstone presentation on Thursday, December 17 at 1:00 p.m.

Holiday Lunch at Henry's Dining Hall

December 15, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Join us on Dec. 16

Accounts Payable Deadline

December 15, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Invoices and check requests due no later than Dec. 17

USAF Welcomes Newest Officer

December 14, 2015 | Today

Detachment 752 has commissioned the newest officer in the United States Air Force, Second Lieutenant Corbin Sherman!

Employee Update

December 14, 2015 | Today

Listed are new and departing employees.

Meditation Today

December 14, 2015 | Today

We will be practicing sitting and walking meditation in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) today, as usual, starting at 4:45 p.m.

Fitness Center Finals and Winter Break Hours

December 14, 2015 | Today

Listed are the Fitness Center hours for finals and Winter Break.

WVIA Ski Day

December 14, 2015 | Today

WVIA Ski Day will be held at Elk Mountain on January 7th.

Angel Tree Tags Still Available

December 14, 2015 | Today

There are still angel tree tags available. Questions? Contact Campus Interfaith caitlin.czeh@wilkes.edu

USAC Newsletter Available

December 14, 2015 | Today

The second issue of the USAC Newsletter is now available online!

Alumni Newsletter

December 14, 2015 | Today

The December 2015 issue of the Wilkes Alumni E-Newsletter is available now!

Family Diploma Presenters for January 2016 Commencement

December 14, 2015 | Today

If you are anticipating the graduation of a family member at the January 24 Commencement and wish to participate by presenting the diploma, please notify Judi Wienckoski by January 8.

Public Safety Recognizes Individuals Involved in Bedford Hall Fire

December 11, 2015 | Today

This afternoon, Chief Christopher J. Jagoe will be recognizing staff with the Department of Public Safety and Facilities for their role in the November 11, 2015 fire at Bedford Hall.

What is iMAD Anyway?

December 11, 2015 | Today

The Integrative Media Department will be holding their student show featuring interactive installments from 11 am to 1 pm on Monday, December 14th.

Retirement Party for Bruce Phair

December 11, 2015 | Today

All students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to join the Division of Performing Arts when we honor Bruce Phair on Tuesday, December 15, at 4 PM.

Choral Ensembles to Present "In Dulci Jubilo"

December 11, 2015 | Today

On Friday, December 11, the Wilkes University Chorus and the Wilkes University Chamber Singers will present "In Dulci Jubilo", a program of Christmas choral music, at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Wilkes-Barre.

Haircuts for the Holidays- New Time and Location

December 11, 2015 | Today

The Haircuts for the Holidays event will take place on Sunday, Dec. 13 from 12 pm - 3 pm at Kirby Park, in the Pavilion by the pond.

End of Semester Celebration-Final Sunday Services for the Semester

December 11, 2015 | Today

This Sunday, Dec. 13 will be our End of Semester celebration at each of our Sunday services.

Patrick and Amy Leahy Cordially Invite You and Your Family to Wilkes University's Holiday Celebration

December 10, 2015 | Today

Join Pat and Amy Leahy at Wilkes University's Holiday Celebration on Friday, December 18th.

Zebra Communications Bake Sale to Support the Salvation Army

December 10, 2015 | Today

Zebra Communications will be having a bake sale in the lobby of the Henry Student Center from 11 am - 1 pm, December 10 to benefit the Salvation Army's Red Kettle Drive.

"The Nutcracker" - Special Group Rate Tickets Available

December 10, 2015 | Today

Faculty, staff and students of Wilkes University are invited to enjoy the holiday season with Ballet Northeast for a special guest ticket price of $10.00 to one of the upcoming performances.

IME Poster Presentations

December 10, 2015 | Today

The Freshmen IME students will be presenting their business team project posters on Monday, December 14th.

Take a Class and Travel To London

December 09, 2015 | Today

Register for the Spring Course BA 464 and Travel to London.

Menorah Lighting Service

December 09, 2015 | Today

Please join Campus Interfaith and Rabbi Uri Perlman on Thursday, Dec 10 at 5:15 pm for the lighting of the Menorah.

Psychology Senior Capstone Research Poster Event

December 09, 2015 | Today

The campus community is invited to attend the Psychology Senior Capstone Research Poster event, Thursday, December 10th.

Staff Open Meeting on December 15th

December 09, 2015 | Today

Join Dr. Leahy at the next installment of open meetings on Tuesday, Dcember 15th.

Racial Climate on Campus: Webinar, TODAY, Marts 214, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

December 09, 2015 | Today

You are invited to attend a Webinar, Racial Climate on Campus: Rapid Response with Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington,presented by PaperClip Communications and hosted by the Center for Global Education & Diversity.

Patrick and Amy Leahy Cordially Invite You and Your Family to Wilkes University's Holiday Celebration

December 08, 2015 | Today

Patrick and Amy Leahy Cordially Invite You and Your Family to Wilkes University's Holiday Celebration on Friday, December 18th.

Wilkes Football Team and Dept. of Communication Studies Faculty Accept Challenge for Salvation Army Showdown

December 08, 2015 | Today

Salvation Army Red Kettle Drive Competition!

Convocation 2016

December 08, 2015 | Today

Mark your calendars - Convocation will be held Thursday, January 21.

Accounts Payable Notice

December 08, 2015 | Today

Due to the upcoming Holiday, our last check run for the calendar year will be on Tuesday, December 22, 2015.

Wilkes United Way Drawing Prize Winners

December 08, 2015 | Today

Congratulations to the winners of Wilkes' United Way campaign drawing!

Mass for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception

December 07, 2015 | Today

Mass will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 8th, at 5 pm in the Savitz Lounge to celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception.

Meditation Today

December 07, 2015 | Today

Anyone is welcome to attend meditation today in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) starting at 4:45 p.m.

Graduation Paperwork for May 2016 Due

December 07, 2015 | Today

Reminder that completed Graduation Paperwork is due by DECEMBER 18TH.

FREE STD/STI Testing

December 07, 2015 | Today

Free on-campus confidential STD/STI Testing December 8th.

Racial Climate on Campus: Webinar, Wednesday, Dec. 9, Marts 214, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

December 07, 2015 | Today

You are invited to attend a Webinar, Racial Climate on Campus: Rapid Response with Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington.

Observing Hunger and Homelessness Week

December 07, 2015 | Today

See the listing of events for Hunger and Homelessness Week.

Zebra Communications/Salvation Army Red Kettle Drive

December 07, 2015 | Today

Help Zebra Communications raise money for the Salvation Army's 125th Red Kettle Drive.

First Year Foundations Symposium - 12/8/15

December 07, 2015 | Today

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to stop by and see the exciting work done by our freshman students.

Farley Library Book Sale

December 04, 2015 | Today

Come to the Farley Library and browse our book and VHS tape sale!

2016-2017 Admissions Open House Dates

December 04, 2015 | Today

Our Admissions Office has confirmed our Open House dates for 2016-2017. Please mark your calendars accordingly.

Faculty Kudos

December 04, 2015 | Today

Recent faculty awards and presentations.

Challenging All Believers to Join

December 04, 2015 | Today

Come join Perspective Church every Sunday night at 7 pm for worship and to hear the word of God.

Job Posting Announcements

December 04, 2015 | Today

Listed are recent job postings.

Colonel Bingo - Saturday, December 5th

December 03, 2015 | Today

The Sports Management 355 class, taught by Alex Sperazza, will be hosting a Bingo Night for the Baseball and Softball Team on December 5th.

December 8th Lunch n Learn - The Division of Performing Arts: Pursuing Excellence

December 03, 2015 | Today

Please join us for the next installment of the Lunch & Learn Information series on Tuesday, December 8 from Noon to 1 pm in Darte 323.

NEW LOCATION FOR REGISTRAR AND FINANCIAL AID OFFICES EFFECTIVE DEC. 3

December 03, 2015 | Today

The Registrar's and Financial Aid offices are now located in Capin Hall, 165 South Franklin Street.

Final Reminder - Students Sign Up Today!

December 03, 2015 | Today

Here's a final reminder to sign up for the first workshop to learn how data is used to make decisions in business, education and government hosted by The Institute for Public Policy & Economic Development,

Scarf Sale Today

December 03, 2015 | Today

Our favorite omelet maker Sue is having a scarf sale TODAY Thursday, December 3 at 1 pm in the Henry Student Center.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Game Tickets Available

December 03, 2015 | Today

The Center for Global Education and Diversity has some spare tickets to see the W-B/ Scranton Penguins this Friday. We have 3rd row seats!

Holiday Shopping Event - Call for Vendors

December 03, 2015 | Today

The Office of Student Development is hosting the 4th Annual Holiday Shopping Event on December 9th and is inviting vendor participants.

Ye Olde College Diner Grilled Stickies

December 02, 2015 | Today

The Alternative Spring Break teams are selling double packs of cinnamon, ooey gooey, delicious Grilled Stickies.

Painting the New Veterans Resource Center - Volunteers Needed

December 02, 2015 | Today

Volunteers needed on December 5th to paint the new Veterans Resource Center in the basement of Conyngham Hall.

Seminar Hosted by the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Titled, "Diabetes: Clinical Treatment Options" - December 9th

December 02, 2015 | Today

Please join us for a Seminar Hosted by the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences titled, "Diabetes: Clinical Treatment Options" presented by Recaredo Berbano, M.D., a practicing endocrinologist from the area.

Auditions Tonight for Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night"

December 02, 2015 | Today

Auditions for Williams Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, Or What You Will will be held on stage at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center on Wednesday, December 2 starting at 6:30 pm. The entire Wilkes community is welcome to audition.

Creative Writing Program - Revise This!

December 02, 2015 | Today

The latest version of the Wilkes Graduate Creative Writing Program's Revise This! is now available for review on the Wilkes website.

Call for Proposals: 2016 Women's and Gender Studies Conference

December 02, 2015 | Today

The Wilkes University Women's and Gender Studies Program and the King's College Women's Studies Program are pleased to announce that we are now accepting submissions for the Spring 2016 Women's and Gender Studies Conference to be held April 11th and 12th at Wilkes University.

Inclement Weather Decisions

December 02, 2015 | Today

Now that the winter season is upon us, please review the attached Inclement Weather Policy for the University.

Alternative Spring Break Empanada Fundraiser - 12/3/15

December 02, 2015 | Today

The Alternative Spring Break Organization will be holding an Empanada Fundraiser on Thursday, December 3rd in the Henry Student Center from 11 am - 1 pm.

Barnes & Noble Bookfair

December 02, 2015 | Today

Barnes & Noble Bookfair is supporting SHINE of Luzerne County at Wilkes University.

FY15 Summary Annual Report - Flexible Benefits Plan

December 01, 2015 | Today

The attached report provides a summary of the most recent annual report filed with the U.S. Department of Labor.

Wilkes Veterans Council Sponsoring T-shirt and Hair Tie Bracelet Sale

December 01, 2015 | Today

Starting on December 1st, t-shirts and hair tie bracelets will be sold during club hours every Tuesday and Thursday with all proceeds supporting veterans in PA.

December Lunch n Learn - The Division of Performing Arts: Pursuing Excellence

December 01, 2015 | Today

Please join us for the next installment of the Lunch & Learn Information Series on Tuesday, December 8 from Noon to 1 pm in Darte 323 with a presentation by the Division of Performing Arts.

Collections Drive and Volunteers Needed for Holiday Event

December 01, 2015 | Today

Campus Interfaith is collecting the following items for an event to be held on Saturday, Dec.12, from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm, in the Henry Student Center.

Annual Angel Giving Tree

December 01, 2015 | Today

Campus Interfaith has put up the Annual Angel Giving Tree. If you take a name tag from the tree, please return the gift with the tag to the Office of Campus Interfaith, HSC room 202, no later than Friday, Dec. 18th.

Celebration of Winter Holiday

December 01, 2015 | Today

Join Interfaith and the Office of Diversity Initiatives for traditional Holiday Interfaith Collaboration - snacks and refreshments will be served.

Faculty, Staff and Administration Appreciation Days at Wilkes-King's Barnes & Noble

December 01, 2015 | Today

Faculty, staff and administration Appreciation Days on Thursday and Friday, December 3rd & 4th.

Holiday Payroll Processing

December 01, 2015 | Today

Due to payrolls early processing schedule for the 12/31/15 payroll, all payroll changes which include additions, terminations, Personnel Status Change forms, address and phone number changes, etc., must be received in the payroll department no later than December 11, 2015.

Spring Internship Registration - Wednesday, December 2nd

December 01, 2015 | Today

Please visit the Roth Concourse in the Student Center on Wednesday, December 3rd from 11:00 am - 1:00 PM to see Sharon Castano and register for credits for your Spring Internship.

Meditation Today

November 30, 2015 | Today

We will be meeting in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) today, as usual, starting at 4:45 p.m. and finishing at 5:30 p.m.

MSC ONE WORLD PARTY: ALL OR NOTHING

November 30, 2015 | Today

MSC will be having its annual One World Party on Thursday, December 3rd from 7-9pm in the Ballroom.

Fact Book Available

November 25, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

2015-16 Fact Book Online

Wilkes New Year Cards Available for Purchase

November 25, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Order by December 4

Registrar and Financial Aid Relocating

November 25, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Moving to Capin Hall to enhance services

Pharmaceutical Sciences Presentation

November 25, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Dr. Ka Lok Hong visits December 1

Help Desk Closure

November 25, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Reopens November 28

Summer Undergraduate Course Schedule Now Available

November 25, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

What are you doing this summer?

YMCA Zero Gain Campaign

November 24, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Register before Thanksgiving

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

November 24, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Donations to benefit Ruth's Place

WE CARE Grocery Gift Cards of Love

November 24, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Help support families affected by AIDS

Badminton Club Fundraiser Today

November 24, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Buy a PB&J

Ralston Parking Lot

November 24, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Park on campus Wednesday, November 25

Fitness Center Hours

November 24, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Hours during Thanksgiving break

Title IX Coordinator

November 24, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Welcome to Samantha Phillips

Thanksgiving Break

November 23, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Thank you for all that you do

Shuttle Service

November 23, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Holiday Schedule

ZOOM IN: Study Abroad Winners

November 23, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

See the winners in three categories

Meditation Today

November 23, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Meeting in Kirby Salon

Deposits Due November 24

November 23, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Holiday schedule for deposits

Scarf Sale

November 23, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Scarf Sale

Cultural View from Uganda Rescheduled

November 23, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Pamela Blessed Visits Tuesday, December 1

Parking Lot Closures

November 23, 2015 | Today@ Wilkes

Work on Chase and Library Lots

VIP Day Scheduled for March 19

November 23, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Please RSVP by January 22

Chris Hackett, Vice Chair of Board of Trustees, to Speak for Family Business Alliance

November 23, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Monthly Breakfast Series Meeting on December 2

Coffee for a Cause Continues

November 20, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

There's still time to buy a cup for a good cause

BACCHUS Hosts Ice Cream Social

November 20, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Ice Cream Social for Suicide Awareness and Prevention on November 23

Faculty Kudos

November 20, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Congratulations to Robert Bohlander, Ph.D.

Internet Outage

November 20, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Service will be down November 25

Local Service Learning Conference Request for Proposals

November 20, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Submit your proposal for this spring's service learning conference

Care Packages for Soldiers

November 19, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Please donate to support our armed forces

Toys for Tots Drive

November 19, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Join in the Men's Lacrosse Toy Drive

Education Club Shirts

November 19, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Home is Where the Heart Is Shirts for Sale

Coffee for a Cause

November 19, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Grab a cup for a good cause

Holiday Cards for Troops Overseas

November 19, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Sign a card for service men and women

Patrick and Amy Leahy Cordially Invite You and Your Family to Wilkes University's Holiday Celebration

November 18, 2015 | Today

Wilkes University's Holiday Celebration will be held on Friday, December 18th in the Ballroom of the Henry Student Center.

Thanksgiving Dining Event

November 18, 2015 | Today

This year's Aramark Campus Dining Thanksgiving Meal will be served Thursday, November 19th at lunch in Henry's Food Court.

Military Appreciation Week - Navy

November 18, 2015 | Today

Military Appreciation Week will acknowledge Military Veterans, Active Service Members, and their family members. November 18, 2015 will showcase the Navy.

Employee Update - 11/18/15

November 18, 2015 | Today

See the listing for new employees and departing employees.

CALENDAR REMINDER TO ALL

November 18, 2015 | Today

Please review the announcement for Tuesday's class schedule and Thanksgiving Recess dates.

New WGS Newsletter Now Available On-Line

November 18, 2015 | Today

The latest edition of the Women's and Gender Studies Newsletter is now available online.

Education Club Rooter Float Social

November 18, 2015 | Today

The Wilkes University Education Club is holding a Rooter Float Social in the Henry Student Center on Thursday, November 19th during club hours.

ASME Backpack Fundraiser

November 18, 2015 | Today

The ASME Club is selling backpacks bearing the Wilkes University logo during club hours at the Henry Student Center.

Wilkes Blood Drive - November 19th

November 18, 2015 | Today

Wilkes will be hosting a blood drive on Thursday, November 19 from 10 am - 4 pm in the Henry Student Center. Please be sure to schedule your appointment.

Urban Plunge FYF Chalk Walk

November 18, 2015 | Today

The Urban Plunge FYF has created a chalk walk and welcomes anyone needing a pick me up to read the message of encouragement and love.

Challenging All Believers to Join

November 18, 2015 | Today

Come join Perspective Church every Sunday night at 7 pm for worship service and to hear the word of God.

Help Local Children in Need - Coffee for a Cause on 11/19/15

November 17, 2015 | Today

On Thursday, November 19th, instead of just grabbing your coffee, purchase a Wilkes University insulated mug AND get a coffee fill for only $5 at all Aramark campus locations.

REMINDER - 23rd Annual Taste of Wilkes Today at Noon

November 17, 2015 | Today

Please join us for the 23rd Annual Taste of Wilkes benefiting the United Way of the Wyoming Valley.

(On Behalf of Dr. Andrew Miller) -- Tuesday, November 17-HDI-UN Speaker: Roland Rich, UN Democracy Fund, Presents "Voting: What Can the U.S. Learn From Other Countries?"

November 17, 2015 | Today

Please join us Tuesday, November 17th at 4:00 pm in Marts 214 for our second HDI-United Nations Speaker of the year, Roland Rich, former Executive Head, United Nations Democracy Fund.

Time Sheets

November 17, 2015 | Today

Reminder: All time sheets are due today.

Military Appreciation Week - U.S. Coast Guard

November 17, 2015 | Today

Military Appreciation Week will acknowledge Military Veterans, Active Service Members, and their family members. Tuesday, November 17, 2015 showcases the Coast Guard.

Educational Forum Event - November 18th

November 17, 2015 | Today

Drs. Robert and Judy Gardner Educational Forum Series Presents - How Do We Measure What We Know: The Controversy over Standardized Testing.

Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) Assistance at the School of Pharmacy this Saturday!

November 17, 2015 | Today

Pharmacy students from Wilkes University, in cooperation with the Advocacy Alliance, will offer an outreach session to assist community members learn about and sign up for the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare") on Saturday November 21st, from 10 AM to 1 PM at Wilkes University.

Globalize Your Thanksgiving, Invite an International Student to Dinner

November 17, 2015 | Today

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.

November Open House Thank You

November 17, 2015 | Today

On Behalf of the Admissions Office, we would like to thank everyone for their help and support with this past Saturday's Open House.

STD/STI Testing Today

November 17, 2015 | Today

Free and confidential on-campus gonorrhea and chlamydia testing today 11 am - 1 pm.

A Gathering to Express Support for Paris

November 16, 2015 | Today

At 3:20 PM this afternoon, the campus community is invited to gather briefly at the John Wilkes Statue in front of the ES Farley Library for a remembrance of the victims of Friday night's attacks in Paris.

23rd Annual Taste of Wilkes - November 17th

November 16, 2015 | Today

Please join us tomorrow for the 23rd Annual Taste of Wilkes benefiting the United Way of the Wyoming Valley.

Meditation Today

November 16, 2015 | Today

We will be meeting in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) today, as usual, starting at 4:45 p.m. and finishing at 5:30 p.m.

Military Appreciation Week - Army

November 16, 2015 | Today

Military Appreciation Week will acknowledge Military Veterans, Active Service Members, and their family members. Monday, November 16, 2015 will showcase the Army.

Celebration of Education Event this Thursday, Honors Jim Ferris '56

November 16, 2015 | 

Celebrate American Education Week with Wilkes alumni, faculty members and educators from around the region from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 19, 2015. Longtime educator, coach and mentor Jim Ferris '56 will be presented with the Wilkes Educator of the Year Award.

Wilkes Hosts SKYWARN Spotter Course November 16 , 6:30 PM

November 16, 2015 | Today

Wilkes University, in conjunction with the National Weather Service, will host a basic SKYWARN spotter course on November 16 from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm in 101 Stark Learning Center.

Marketing Club Collecting Canned Goods (Nov 19): Bring 5 Cans & Get a Free T-Shirt

November 16, 2015 | Today

The Marketing Club will be collecting canned goods benefiting Saint Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen at the Henry Student Center on November 19 from 11 am - 1 PM.

Wilkes University Choral Ensembles to Host Spaghetti Dinner

November 13, 2015 | Today

The Wilkes University Choral Ensembles are hosting a Spaghetti Dinner on Sunday, November 15 from 5-7 pm in the Ballroom of the Henry Student Center on the campus of Wilkes University.

Moe's and Hoopla Fundraiser for Kappa Psi

November 13, 2015 | Today

Do you like Moe's? What about Hoopla? If you answered yes to either of those questions then do we have a sweet offer for you!

Call for Honorary Degree Nominations- Fall 2015

November 13, 2015 | Today

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

Support Empty Bowls & Raise Money for Area Food Banks on November 15

November 13, 2015 | Today

Enjoy a hot bowl of soup while raising money for area food banks at Empty Bowls from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Henry Student Center Ballroom on Sunday, November 15, 2015.

23rd Annual Taste of Wilkes

November 13, 2015 | Today

Please join us for the 23rd Annual Taste of Wilkes benefiting the United Way of the Wyoming Valley.

Wilkes Ski and Snowboard Club is Selling Shirts

November 13, 2015 | Today

Wilkes Ski and Snowboard Club is selling shirts in the Henry Student Center, Thursday, November 19th.

Recent Job Posting Announcements - 11/13/15

November 13, 2015 | Today

Listed are the various positions that have recently been posted.

Time Sheet Reminder

November 13, 2015 | Today

Time sheets are due no later than close of business on November 16, 2015.

International Diversity Week

November 13, 2015 | Today

Join us at the seminars that are being presented for Diversity Week.

Wilkes University Theatre Presents SHOUT! THE MOD MUSICAL

November 13, 2015 | Today

Join us for a trip back to "Swinging London" and the sounds that made it great! This mod musical magazine features hits from the sixties performed by a groovy cast and super band.

Five Wilkes Band Members Selected to Play in the 2016 PA Intercollegiate Band Festival

November 13, 2015 | Today

Dr. Phil Simon is pleased to announce that five members of the Wilkes Band program have been selected to play in the 2016 PA Intercollegiate Band Festival, March 4-6.

23rd Annual Taste of Wilkes

November 12, 2015 | Today

Please join us for the 23rd Annual Taste of Wilkes on November 17th benefiting the United Way of the Wyoming Valley.

Energy History Lecture Today

November 12, 2015 | Today

The Contemporary History Project at Wilkes University and the Division of Global History & Languages will be hosting Dr. Brian Black, Professor of History and Environmental Studies at Penn State Altoona on Thursday, November 12 from 4 pm - 5:30 pm in Breiseth Hall 107.

WILKES UNIVERSITY THEATRE Shout! The Mod Musical

November 12, 2015 | Today

SHOUT! The Mod Musical will be held at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts.

The Vagina Monologues - VDAY 2016

November 11, 2015 | Today

Wilkes University's 2016 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 Monday, November 16 at 4:00 pm in Breiseth 316.

Heroes Veterans' Brunch Parking - Henry Student Center

November 11, 2015 | Today

We would very much appreciate the campus' assistance in honoring the spaces we will have reserved for veterans in the HSC parking lot on November ​12​​ ​th from 11 am - 1 pm for the Heroes Veteran's Brunch.

Military Appreciation Week - Air Force

November 11, 2015 | Today

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 will showcase the Air Force.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Hosting Seminar Titled, "Glycomimetic Leads to Anti-Cancer Therapeutics"

November 11, 2015 | Today

Please join us for a Seminar Hosted by the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences titled, "Glycomimetic Leads to Anti-Cancer Therapeutics," presented by David R. Mootoo, Ph.D., Hunter College, CUNY New York, Department of Chemistry.

Wilkes University AFROTC Accepting Students for Spring 2016 Semester

November 11, 2015 | Today

Ready to take your leadership skills to the next level? Add a unique experience to your resume? Looking for a meaningful challenge? Have fun, forge new bonds, and discover a world of opportunities while getting paid to study? Have a desire to serve as a future leader in the elite USAF Officer Corps? Look no further than the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corp (AFROTC) program at Wilkes University!

ATTENTION VETERANS! FREE FOOD!

November 11, 2015 | Today

Happy Veterans Day! For your service, local businesses would like to thank you by giving out some free food!

Military Appreciation Week

November 10, 2015 | Today

Military Appreciation Week will acknowledge Military Veterans, Active Service Members, and their family members.

Spanish Club Krispy Kreme Donut Fundraiser

November 10, 2015 | Today

The Spanish Club will be having a Krispy Kreme Donut fundraiser! Orders will begin to be taken on November 12 at the Henry Student Center with delivery on December 1.

Salvation Army fundraiser at Moe's and Hoopla!

November 10, 2015 | Today

On Friday, November 20th, come out to Moe's Southwest Grille and Hoopla! in Wilkes Barre to support your local Salvation Army. Zebra Communications, the on campus student run PR agency is hosting an all day fundraiser at Moe's and Hoopla! where 15% of all the proceeds will go to The Salvation Army.

Taste of Wilkes

November 10, 2015 | Today

Please join us for the 23rd Annual Taste of Wilkes benefiting the United Way of the Wyoming Valley.

Sweet Lush Cupcake Camper on Campus November 11

November 10, 2015 | Today

Don't forget, as part of the University's United Way campaign, the Sweet Lush Cupcake Camper will be on the Greenway tomorrow from 11 AM - 4 PM (or until they sell out).

From the Desk of Patrick F. Leahy - Francis J. Michelini Hall Dedication

November 10, 2015 | Today

Please join me in celebrating the legacy of Wilkes University's second president, Dr. Francis J. Michelini. We will gather at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 80 W. River St., as what was formerly Barre Hall becomes Francis J. Michelini Hall in his honor.

Veterans Day Ceremony

November 09, 2015 | Today

There will be a Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11th at 11 am on the Greenway.

Meditation Today

November 09, 2015 | Today

We will be meeting in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) today, as usual, starting at 4:45 p.m. and finishing at 5:30 p.m.

Tuition Exchange Application Deadline Extended to 11/16/15

November 09, 2015 | Today

The deadline to return tuition exchange applications for 2016 has been extended to Monday, November 16.

Energy History Lecture

November 09, 2015 | Today

The Contemporary History Project at Wilkes University and the Division of Global History & Languages will be hosting Dr. Brian Black, Professor of History and Environmental Studies at Penn State Altoona on Thursday, November 12 from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm.

Wilkes University Choral Ensembles to Host Spaghetti Dinner

November 09, 2015 | Today

The Wilkes University Choral Ensembles are hosting a Spaghetti Dinner on Sunday, November 15 from 5 pm - 7 pm in the Ballroom of the Henry Student Center on the campus of Wilkes University.

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - Katie M. Leach

November 09, 2015 | Today

The Dean of the School of Education and Interim Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled "The Effect of Growth Mindset on the Persistence of Gifted Students when Facing Challenges in Online Educational Gameplay" by doctoral candidate Katie M. Leach.

Marketing Club Collecting Canned Goods (November 12 and 19): Bring 5 Cans & Get a Free T-Shirt

November 09, 2015 | Today

The Marketing Club will be collecting canned goods benefiting Saint Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen at the Henry Student Center on November 12th and 19th from 11:00 am - 1 pm.

United Way - Cupcakes for a Cause

November 06, 2015 | Today

Please mark your calendars - the Sweet Lush Cupcake Camper will be on the Greenway on Wednesday, November 11th from 11 AM - 4 PM (or until they sell out).

Wilkes University Ranked 25th In The Nation For Economic Value By The Economist

November 06, 2015 | Today

Wilkes University is ranked 25th in the nation for economic value by the international newspaper The Economist.

On Behalf of Wilkes Dining - Colonel Gambini's Closing for Remainder of Fall Semester

November 06, 2015 | Today

Colonel Gambini's will close at 3:00 pm today, November 6th to begin renovations for the new Starbucks location.

Patrick and Amy Leahy Cordially Invite You and Your Family to Wilkes University's Holiday Celebration

November 06, 2015 | Today

Patrick and Amy Leahy cordially invite you and your family to Wilkes University's Holiday Celebration, Friday, December 18th.

FREE STD/STI Testing

November 06, 2015 | Today

Free and confidential STD/STI on campus testing November 17th.

Lunch 'n Learn: Facility Services "Maintaining the Campus and Serving the Campus Community"

November 05, 2015 | Today

Come learn about how Facility Services works to serve and support the campus community at our Lunch and Learn on Tuesday, November 10 at noon in Marts 214.

Milestone Years of Service Congratulations!

November 05, 2015 | Today

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

Wyoming Valley Veterans Day Parade 5K

November 05, 2015 | Today

Come out and show your support for our nations veterans for the 1st Annual Wyoming Valley Veteran's Day Parade 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, 8 November 2015.

Wilkes University Swim Meet - Sunday, November 8th

November 04, 2015 | Today

Please come out to the 1st ever Wilkes University Swimming Home Meet. The meet will be held at the Catholic Youth Center at 2pm this Sunday

APhA Operation Self-Care Chili Cook Off

November 04, 2015 | Today

APhA Operation Self-Care Chili Cook Off will take place, Wednesday, November 18th in the Miller Room of the Henry Student Center.

Buy a Tie-Dye Cupcake - Help a Girl be the First in Her Family to Graduate!

November 04, 2015 | Today

This Thursday, November 5th, from 11 am-1 pm 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. For only $1 you can help a girl in a developing country be the first in her family to graduate from high school!

Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Bake Sale!

November 03, 2015 | Today

Come support the Wilkes Chapter of the Pennsylvania Pharmacist Association at their bake-sale this Thursday, November 5th.

Counterintelligence Expert William Evanina '89 to Lecture on November 12

November 03, 2015 | Today

Learn how to protect yourself against "Economic Espionage" at William Evanina's lecture on November 12, 2015.

Invitation to Special Screening of the Musical "From Here to Eternity" written by Sir Tim Rice

November 03, 2015 | Today

All members of the Wilkes community are invited to attend a special screening of the musical "From Here to Eternity," written by Sir Tim Rice, which opened in London last year.

Globalize Your Thanksgiving, Invite an International Student to Dinner

November 03, 2015 | Today

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.

Marketing Club Collecting Canned Goods: November 5,12,19

November 03, 2015 | Today

The Marketing Club will be collecting canned goods in the Henry Student Center to benefit the Saint Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen.

Alumni to Return for Connecting the Dots on Wednesday, 11/4/15

November 03, 2015 | Today

The Alumni Office will bring nearly 40 alumni and friends of Wilkes to the Henry Student Center Ballroom from 6 pm - 8 pm this Wednesday, November 4, for the Annual Connecting the Dots student/alumni networking event.

Wilkes U.N. Lecture Series - Voting: What Can the U.S. Learn From Other Countries?

November 03, 2015 | Today

The November 17th lecture will feature Roland Rich, former Executive Head, United Nations Democracy Fund.

English Majors and Minors Fall Picnic

November 03, 2015 | Today

All English Majors and Minors are cordially invited to join the English faculty at the Annual English Department Fall Picnic on Wednesday, November 4.

Registering for an Internship

November 02, 2015 | Today

If you have a confirmed Internship for the spring semester, Sharon Castano will have open office hours to register students on Thursday, Nov. 5th from 11 am - 4 pm.

Sordoni Art Gallery Reception

November 02, 2015 | Today

Join us for the Gallery's Performance and Artist's Reception on November 5th.

30 Days of Thankful

November 02, 2015 | Today

Now that November has arrived, we often see how Thankful everyone is, as they post on social media every day. Join us as we take this idea LIVE!

Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) Scentsy Fundraiser

November 02, 2015 | Today

Kappa Delta Pi, Wilkes University's International Educational society, will be hosting a Scentsy fundraiser for the month of November.

Meditation Today

November 02, 2015 | Today

We will be meeting in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) today, as usual, starting at 4:45 p.m. and finishing at 5:30 p.m.

Support Empty Bowls & Raise Money for Area Food Banks on November 15

November 02, 2015 | Today

Enjoy a hot bowl of soup while raising money for area food banks at Empty Bowls from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Henry Student Center Ballroom on Sunday, November 15, 2015.

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - Jon William Pollard

November 02, 2015 | Today

The Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled "The Use of Twitter as a Collaborative Environment for K-12 Teachers: Perceptions of 140 Character Professional Learning Communities" by doctoral candidate Jon William Pollard.

STUDENTS & FACULTY - 10th WEEK WITHDRAWAL REMINDER

October 30, 2015 | Today

Friday, November 6th marks the end of the tenth week of the fall semester, and the end of the Withdrawal Period using the current drop slip that requires the signed approval of a student's advisor and the course instructor.

Employee Update - October 30th

October 30, 2015 | Today

See the listing of new and departing employees.

Event and Visitor Parking

October 30, 2015 | Today

Effective immediately temporary visitor parking permits or event parking permits will only be issued by the Public Safety Department.

Antibiotic Resistance Presentation

October 30, 2015 | Today

Please join us for an interesting discussion on antibiotic resistance during our infectious disease panel discussion on November 4.

Arcadia Chorale Presents Saints and Sinners October 31-November 1

October 30, 2015 | Today

On Saturday and Sunday, October 31 and November 1, the Arcadia Chorale will present Saints and Sinners, the first program of their 2015-2016 concert season.

Honor a Vet

October 29, 2015 | Today

The Veterans Council will be having an American flag sale Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Henry Student Center during club hours.

Free T-shirt Signups for 1 Day Stand Against Tobacco

October 29, 2015 | Today

To raise awareness of the 1 Day Stand Against Tobacco, we will be providing shirts for those who sign up BY THIS FRIDAY, OCT. 30th. Use the link below to sign up.

Mechanical Engineering Logo Contest

October 28, 2015 | Today

The Mechanical Engineering Department is searching for a new logo to represent themselves and is currently accepting entries for a new design.

Thomas MacKinnon Joins Wilkes as Vice President for University Advancement

October 28, 2015 | Today

President Leahy announces the selection of Thomas MacKinnon as Wilkes University's Vice President for University Advancement.

Campus Gateway Dedication Video

October 28, 2015 | Today

Wilkes University formally dedicated its new $1 million Gateway - which joins the heart of campus with South Main Street -- in a ceremony that kicked off its annual Homecoming weekend on Oct. 2.

Wilkes Graduate Programs Information

October 28, 2015 | Today

Stop by the Graduate Admissions table on Monday, November 2nd from 11 AM - 1 PM in the Henry Student Center to learn about the graduate programs Wilkes offers and the admissions process.

USAC Quarterly E-Newsletter: Content Suggestions

October 28, 2015 | Today

The USAC committee is preparing content for the next issue of the USAC e-newsletter, which will be sent in November, and is seeking content suggestions.

Wilkes-Barre City Flu Clinics

October 27, 2015 | Today

Wilkes Barre City Issues Reminder of Free Flu Vaccine Clinics

Dependent Tuition Benefit Seminar

October 26, 2015 | Today

A seminar regarding the Dependent Tuition Benefit program, including Tuition Exchange, will be held on Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Native American Celebration

October 26, 2015 | Today

A Native American Celebration will take place Tuesday, November 3rd.

Police Academy Training Exercises will be Taking Place at the UCoM Garage Upper Levels on Tuesday, October 27

October 26, 2015 | Today

Police Academy training exercises will be taking place at the UCoM Garage upper levels on Tuesday, October 27, between 3:30 pm and 11:00 pm.

Wilkes Family Halloween Party

October 26, 2015 | Today

Campus Interfaith invites you to the Wilkes Family Halloween Party!

Smoking at Wilkes Survey

October 26, 2015 | Today

The link below will take you to a 10 question anonymous survey regarding smoking on campus. We would love to hear your opinion as a smoker or non-smoker in order to gather more information about smoking here at Wilkes.

Attend Open Forums: Title IX Coordinator Candidates

October 26, 2015 | Today

The search committee for the Title IX coordinator position has scheduled open forums with candidates who will be on campus for interviews this month. The campus community is invited to attend the forums, interact with the candidates and provide feedback as a part of the interview process.

Wilkes United Nations Speaker's Series

October 26, 2015 | Today

United Nations Speaker's Series - Presents: Gerald Bourke, Senior Communications Officer, World Food Programme, New York

Counterintelligence Expert William Evanina '89 to Lecture at Wilkes

October 26, 2015 | Today

Learn how to protect yourself against "Economic Espionage" at William Evanina's lecture on November 12, 2015.

Meditation Today

October 26, 2015 | Today

We will be meeting in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) today, Monday, October 26th. We start at 4:45 p.m. and finish at 5:30 p.m.

Dorothy Dickson Darte Center 50th Anniversary Celebration

October 23, 2015 | Today

On behalf of President Leahy: Please join me in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts this Saturday, Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. Dr. Steven Thomas and the faculty in theatre, dance and music have planned a gala Celebration of the Performing Arts with performances featuring our students.

YMCA Fundraiser for Livestrong

October 23, 2015 | Today

Exercise for Survival - a fundraiser for Livestrong sponsored by the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA.

Wilkes Phi Phi Chapter of the Kappa Delta Pi International Education Honor Society Inducts New Members

October 23, 2015 | Today

The Wilkes University Phi Phi Chapter of the Kappa Delta Pi International Education Honor Society, under the advisement of Dr. Karen Frantz-Fry, Assistant Professor of Education, inducted eight candidates on October 20, 2015 in the Ballroom of the Henry Student Center on campus.

Congratulations to Teacher Education Program Candidates

October 23, 2015 | Today

Congratulations to the fifteen undergraduate candidates who were inducted into the Teacher Education Program at Wilkes University on October 20, 2015 in the Miller Room of the Henry Student Center.

Information for Academic Advisors: PHEAA Awards and Spring Registration

October 23, 2015 | Today

The Spring Registration period is about to begin on Sunday. Because the annual budget for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, that includes the annual PHEAA allocations to colleges and universities, has yet to be approved and distributed, the University has not been able to apply PHEAA grants to student accounts for the fall semester.

Driveway Closure - Student Center

October 23, 2015 | Today

On Monday, October 26th, the driveway alongside of the Student Center at the West South Street entrance will be blocked off for repair.

On Behalf Of Wilkes Dining - Dining Services Survey

October 23, 2015 | Today

We are conducting a dining services survey to better understand your campus lifestyle and preferences.

Adventure Ed

October 23, 2015 | Today

A big thank you to all students, staff and faculty who logged activities in the ON Campus Challenge!

MBA Open House

October 23, 2015 | Today

Prospective students are invited to learn more about our MBA. Meet program faculty, chat with current students and tour our new business school.

Manuscript Society Halloween Reading

October 23, 2015 | Today

The Manuscript Society's Annual Halloween Reading will be held Tuesday, October 27 at 7:00 PM in the Kirby Hall Salon.

Ralston Parking Lot Closure

October 22, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Parking Lot Closing Friday at 4:30 p.m.

Wilkes Honor Society Sponsors Book Drive

October 22, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Donate new or slightly used books

Wilkes U.N. Lecture Series - October 27th

October 21, 2015 | Today

The topic for this lecture is the United Nations World Food Programme on Syria.

REMINDER: Sign Up for Wilkes Alerts!

October 21, 2015 | Today

Wilkes University students, staff, and faculty members are reminded to register their cell phones with the Wilkes Alert Emergency Notification System.

On Behalf of President Leahy: Passan School of Nursing Dedication

October 21, 2015 | Today

Please join me in celebrating the dedication of the Passan School of Nursing at Wilkes University on Wednesday, October 21 at 3 p.m. in Room 101 of Stark Learning Center.

Fall Semester Final Exam Schedule

October 21, 2015 | Today

Included in this announcement is the link to the most up-to-date version of the Fall semester Final Exam Schedule.

Register for Winter Intersession Courses and You Can Win!

October 21, 2015 | Today

Students who register for Intersession courses from Monday, October 26 through Friday, October 30 have the chance to win gift cards to Barnes & Noble, Dunkin Donuts, Rodano's and more. Prizes will be given away each day!

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - Deana Kathryn Patson

October 21, 2015 | Today

The Dean of the School of Education and Interim Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled "Teachers' Perceptions and Technological Pedagogical Knowledge in a Student Centered Blended Learning Environment" by doctoral candidate Deana Kathryn Patson.

Chase Parking Lot Closure October 21, 2015

October 20, 2015 | Today

The Chase Parking Lot will be closed for the day on October 21 to accommodate the dedication of the Passan School of Nursing.

CAREER PLANNING COURSE FOR JUNIORS AND SENIORS

October 20, 2015 | Today

Juniors and senior students are encouraged to enroll in CAR 198 Career Planning class, 1 credit, CRN 10981, to be offered Wednesdays at 12:00 in spring, 2016.

Atty. Thomas Jefferson's 250th Anniversary of Being Admitted to the Bar

October 20, 2015 | Today

Wilkes U and the Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Assn. will commemorate the 250th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson's legal career at 8:30 a.m. on Thurs., Oct. 29 in the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

Education Club Homecoming TShirts

October 20, 2015 | Today

The Homecoming T-shirts are in!

Professional Nursing Induction Ceremony

October 20, 2015 | Today

The Passan School of Nursing will hold its Eleventh Annual Professional Nursing Induction Ceremony on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at the Marts Gymnasium at 1:00 p.m.

Polish Food Tasting

October 20, 2015 | Today

Please join us for some traditional Polish food tasting this Thursday.

Globalize Your Thanksgiving, Invite an International Student to Dinner

October 20, 2015 | Today

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.

Attend Open Forums: Title IX Coordinator Candidates

October 19, 2015 | Today

The search committee for the Title IX Coordinator position has scheduled open forums with three candidates who will be on campus for interviews this month. The campus community is invited to attend the forums, interact with the candidates and provide feedback as a part of the interview process.

Study Tour to London over Spring Break

October 19, 2015 | Today

Join Professor John Hepp for an interdisciplinary and intercultural experience studying history and culture in London, England, one of the great cities of the world. This is a spring semester course with up to three credits in history that includes seven days and six nights in London in March.

Attention Students Graduating in May 2016

October 19, 2015 | Today

See the schedule in this announcement for deadlines to place your Diploma Order and Cap & Gown Order.

Breast Cancer Awareness PINK Extensions

October 16, 2015 | Today

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Colleges Against Cancer is bringing a local salon to the Henry Student Center on October 19th for PINK hair extensions!

Office of Student Development Hosting a Departmental Trick-or-Treat Event!

October 15, 2015 | Today

The Office of Student Development is once again hosting a Departmental Trick-or-Treat event! The event is scheduled for Thursday, October 29th from 11am till 1pm.

TimeTrak Training

October 15, 2015 | Today

As previously announced on September 29th, the University is in the process of implementing an electronic time and attendance system called TimeTrak. The next step in the project plan is to transition part-time employees followed by full time non-exempt employees (those eligible for overtime payments). Starting October 25, 2015, part-time hourly will start using the system. Full time non-exempt employees will transition to TimeTrak starting November 16, 2015. See the list of dates and times for training sessions.

UPDATE: The Office of Student Affairs will host a screening of "The Hunting Ground" on Tuesday, October 20th

October 15, 2015 | Today

The Office of Student Affairs will host a screening of "The Hunting Ground" on Tuesday, October 20th at 11:45 am in Breiseth 107.

Alcohol Awareness Week

October 14, 2015 | Today

Join us for some of the activities planned for Alcohol Awareness Week starting October 19th.

James Jones Literary Society's Symposium on the Wilkes Campus November 5-7

October 14, 2015 | Today

During the weekend of November 5 - 7, the Wilkes Creative Writing Graduate Program will host the 2015 James Jones Literary Society's Symposium on the Wilkes campus.

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Hosting Seminar Titled, "The Synthesis of Heterocycles from Carbohydrate Precursors,"

October 14, 2015 | Today

Join us for "The Synthesis of Heterocycles from Carbohydrate Precursors," presented by Cecilia H. Marzabadi, Ph.D., Seton Hall University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Buddhist Meditation Sessions to Begin Monday October 19th

October 14, 2015 | Today

Anyone interested in practicing some Buddhist meditation is invited to come to the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) on Monday, October 19th.

Driving Simulator

October 14, 2015 | Today

In recognition of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week Lehigh Valley Health Network along with the Northeast Highway Safety Program will host driving simulators.

STD/STI Testing

October 14, 2015 | Today

Free on-campus confidential Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Testing.

You Can Tell Just by Looking and 20 Other Myths about LGBT Life and People

October 14, 2015 | Today

"You Can Tell Just by Looking and 20 Other Myths about LGBT Life and People" presented by Michael A. Bronski in collaboration with NEPDEC and Dr. Newell.

Annual Alcohol Awareness Walk

October 14, 2015 | Today

Join the walk to raise awareness of the dangers of excessive and underage drinking.

Dorothy Dickson Darte 50th Anniversary Celebration

October 13, 2015 | Today

Join us on Saturday, October 24th, in celebrating 50 years of the performing arts.

Job Posting Announcements

October 13, 2015 | Today

Listed are recent job posting announcements.

Farley Library eBook Survey Results

October 13, 2015 | Today

An executive summary of the Farley Library eBook survey results is available for review.

Dining Services Survey

October 13, 2015 | Today

Dining Services is conducting a survey to better understand your campus lifestyle and preferences.

Cancer Ribbon Pin Orders/Money Due Wednesday!

October 13, 2015 | Today

The Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Relay Team Cancer Ribbon Pin Fundraiser ends this Wednesday, 10/14/15, at noon.

Call for Honorary Degree Nominations- Fall 2015

October 13, 2015 | Today

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

Fitness Center Fall Break Hours

October 13, 2015 | Today

Listed are the hours of operation for the Fitness Center during Fall Break.

The Office of Student Affairs Hosting a Screening of "The Hunting Ground" on Tuesday, October 20th

October 12, 2015 | Today

"The Hunting Ground" is a documentary film that examines sexual violence on U.S. college campuses.

Photographer on Campus Monday and Tuesday

October 12, 2015 | Today

Photographer Jonathan McBride will be roaming campus Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 12 and 13, shooting photos for the Office of Marketing Communications.

NYC Bus Trip Sponsored by Commuter Council

October 12, 2015 | Today

Commuter Council is sponsoring a bus trip to New York City on Saturday, November 21st. Tickets are $25 per person.

Capin Hall Contractor Work

October 12, 2015 | Today

During the week of October 12, 2015 work will begin on the exterior of Capin Hall. This will include the area between Capin Hall and Breiseth Hall.

Majors/Minors Fair to be Held on Tuesday, 10/13

October 12, 2015 | Today

This year's Majors / Minors Fair will be held in the Student Center Ballroom on Tuesday, October 13th. Between 11:30 am and 12:45 pm.

WCLH Stop The Violence, Stop The Hate

October 12, 2015 | Today

Wilkes University's on-campus student run radio station is hosting a "Stop The Violence, Stop The Hate" event on Thursday, October 22nd from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm in the first floor lounge of the Henry Student Center at 84 West South Street.

Relay for Life's First Ever Breastfast

October 12, 2015 | Today

On Tuesday, October 13th from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm Wilkes University's Relay for Life is hosting their first ever "Breastfast" Breakfast on the Greenway.

Zeta Psi Chapter Receives Chapter Key Award

October 12, 2015 | Today

Wilkes University's Zeta Psi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), Honor Society of Nursing, has been selected as a 2015 recipient of the Chapter Key Award.

Wilkes Football Gear Sale Today

October 09, 2015 | Today

Wilkes Football gear will be on sale today to benefit the football team.

Senator Casey News Conference Today

October 09, 2015 | Today

Senator Robert Casey Jr. will hold a news conference today, Friday, October 9, at 1:45 p.m. in the Miller Room of the Henry Student Center. The senator's remarks will focus on legislation dealing with proposed changes to the Perkins Loan program.

REMINDER: October Lunch 'n Learn - October 13 - Presentation by the Office of Student Development

October 08, 2015 | Today

At our next Lunch and Learn, you'll be introduced to a variety of out-of-the classroom programs offered by the Office of Student Development, which are designed to enhance student life and learning.

Revised October Milestone Years of Service

October 08, 2015 | Tloday

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

Annual Alcohol Awareness Walk

October 08, 2015 | Today

Join the walk to raise awareness of the dangers of excessive and underage drinking.

CALENDAR REMINDER TO ALL

October 08, 2015 | Today

According to the University's Academic Calendar, no classes will be held on Thursday, October 15th, and Friday, October 16th, due to Fall Recess.

Recent Job Posting Announcements

October 08, 2015 | Today

Attached is a listing of recent job posting announcements.

WGS Newsletter Now Available

October 08, 2015 | Today

The latest edition of the Women's and Gender Studies Newsletter is now available online.

Wilkes U.N. Lecture Series - October 27th

October 07, 2015 | Today

The topic for this lecture is the United Nations World Food Programme on Syria.

Entrepreneurship Club Clothing Drive

October 07, 2015 | Today

The Entrepreneurship Club will be having another clothing drive for business casual and business professional clothes this Thursday during club hours.

Wilkes Adventure Ed On Campus Challenge

October 06, 2015 | Today

Wilkes Adventure Ed would like to thank you for your participation in national competition to be the Most Outdoorsy School in America. We have 10 days left to earn $500 of grant money and hold onto 4th place.

Y.F.I.T. Fall Session Registration

October 06, 2015 | Today

Y.F.I.T. registration now open for next session.

Drs. Robert and Judy Gardner Educational Forum Series Thursday, October 8

October 06, 2015 | Today

Drs. Robert and Judy Gardner Educational Forum Series presents "Rural Education: Impressions and Perspectives" on Thursday, October 8.

Globalize Your Thanksgiving, Invite an International Student to Dinner

October 06, 2015 | Today

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.

Check Out the Winter Intersession Undergraduate Course Schedule!

October 06, 2015 | Today

Start your Winter Intersession planning now! The 2015-2016 intersession class schedule is now online.

Faculty/Staff Photo Shoot Scheduled for Tuesday, October 6

October 05, 2015 | Today

The Marketing Communications Department will be offering faculty and staff portrait opportunities on Tuesday, October 6 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Free Diabetes Screening

October 05, 2015 | Today

To celebrate American Pharmacists Month, APhA-ASP Operation Diabetes is hosting a diabetes screening event that is open to the entire Wilkes community.

IMPORTANT UPDATE - Internet Bandwidth

October 05, 2015 | Today

Due to a technical issue with Frontier Communications, ITS was unable to upgrade the Internet Circuit last Tuesday night. This important upgrade to increase our internet bandwidth has been rescheduled to Thursday, October 8.

Substance Abuse Poster Contest

October 05, 2015 | Today

Health and Wellness Services and Bacchus are excited to sponsor our first annual Substance Abuse Poster Contest!

Wilkes Family Halloween Party-Call for Clubs and Organizations

October 05, 2015 | Today

The Wilkes Family Halloween Party (Formerly the McGlynn Halloween Party) will be held on Friday, Oct 30, from 5-7pm.

College Radio Day Today

October 02, 2015 | Today

Please join 90.7 WCLH (Wilkes U Radio) and 105.5 WSFX (LCCC Radio) which are coming together today from 11 am -1 pm on the third floor of the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center to celebrate College Radio Day.

Women's Soccer Game Rescheduled to Today

October 02, 2015 | Today

The women's soccer team is playing Friday, October 2, at 5 pm at Schmidt Stadium.

Study Abroad Fair

October 02, 2015 | Today

A Study Abroad Fair will take place on October 6th in the Henry Student Center Lounge.

Love Your Body Day

October 02, 2015 | Today

Free Zumba and healthy lifestyle information will be available on Tuesday, October 6th, from 11 am - 1 pm, in the Henry Student Center in honor of Love Your Body Day (LYBD).

Wilkes University Theatre Presents "Our Town" Oct 1-4

October 02, 2015 | Today

Wilkes University Theatre opens its 2015-2016 season with a production of Thornton Wilder's "Our Town". Performances are Oct. 1-3 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 4 at 2 p.m.

Invitation from President Leahy - Wilkes Gateway Dedication

October 01, 2015 | Today

Please join me on Friday, October 2nd, at 4:30 p.m. for the dedication of the Wilkes Campus Gateway.

Time Sheet Reminder

October 01, 2015 | Today

A reminder that time sheets are due to the payroll department.

Wilkes University's 2014 Clery Report Now Available

October 01, 2015 | Today

Wilkes University's 2014 Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Clery Report), which reviews crime on the campus and the surrounding area, is now available from the Department of Public Safety.

Annual Alcohol Awareness Walk

October 01, 2015 | Today

Join the walk to raise awareness of the dangers of excessive and underage drinking.

Wilkes-Barre Dept of Health Free Flu Vaccines

October 01, 2015 | Today

Wilkes-Barre Dept of Health Offering Free Flu Vaccines to city residents.

INFLUENZA VACCINE FLUZONE QUADRIVALENT AVAILABLE

October 01, 2015 | Today

Wilkes University Health & Wellness Department is offering the INFLUENZA VACCINE FLUZONE QUADRIVALENT at a cost of $20.00.

Parking Lot, Road & Gateway Closures During Homecoming 2015 Weekend

September 30, 2015 | Today

The Wilkes community is invited to attend the Campus Gateway Dedication at 4:30 p.m. this Friday, October 2. A ceremony will be held in front of the Gateway on South Main Street and a reception in the Gateway will follow.

Rifkin Food Court Grand Opening Celebration

September 30, 2015 | Today

Join Wilkes Dining in celebrating the new Rifkin Food Court on Thursday.

Ruth's Place Women's Shelter Walk for Hope

September 29, 2015 | Today

The Ruth's Place Women's Shelter Walk for Hope will be held October4th.

Today's Faculty/Staff Photo Shoot Rescheduled for Tuesday, October 6

September 29, 2015 | Today

Due to the inclement weather today's faculty/staff photo shoot will we be rescheduled for Tuesday, October 6 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

BACCHUS Breast Cancer Awareness

September 29, 2015 | Today

BACCHUS will have a Breast Cancer Awareness table this Thursday in the Henry Student Center lobby during club hours.

Faculty/Staff Photo Shoot Scheduled for Sept. 29

September 28, 2015 | Today

The Marketing Communications Department will be offering faculty and staff portrait opportunities from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29.

Ewabo- Calypso Band

September 28, 2015 | Today

A Caribbean potpourri of contemporary calypso, reggae and Pan Drum music will be presented on September 29th at 11:00 AM.

Bookstore Bulletin

September 25, 2015 | Today

In preparation for next term, we will begin returning unsold textbooks. Please let us know by 10/02/15 if you have any title(s) you would like to have held for later in the semester.

Papal Mass Viewing

September 25, 2015 | Today

Campus Interfaith will be hosting a Papal Mass viewing for Sunday, September 27th.

Worship Services This Weekend

September 25, 2015 | Today

Campus Worship Services Will be Held This Weekend

Drs. Robert and Judy Gardner Educational Forum Series Presents: The Power of Storytelling in Education

September 24, 2015 | Today

The Power of Storytelling in Education will be presented on September 24th by Ms. Mary Baker, teacher, Rock Solid Academy.

The Allan P. Kirby Lecture in Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Featuring Michael Reagan

September 24, 2015 | Today

The Allan P. Kirby Lecture in Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Featuring Michael Reagan, son of former President Ronald Reagan, will be held October 7th.

Important Network News - Internet Upgrade

September 24, 2015 | Today

On Tuesday, September 29th, the ITS Network team and Frontier Communications will be working on upgrading our Internet circuit from 260MB to 340MB.

Chase Parking Lot Closed on 10/1/2015 for Homecoming Pep Rally

September 24, 2015 | Today

The parking lot in between Chase Hall and Stark Learning Center will be closed at 4 pm on Thursday, October 1, 2015 for the Wilkes University Homecoming Pep Rally.

Graduate School Admissions Seminar-9/28

September 23, 2015 | Today

Thinking of Applying to Graduate School? Want to learn why students are (or are not) admitted to a graduate program, straight from a Graduate Admissions Director?

Intramurals

September 23, 2015 | Today

This Friday (9/25/15) is the final day to sign-up for Fall Intramurals!

Civic Band Invited to Perform at State Conference

September 23, 2015 | Today

Dr. Philip Simon, Director of Bands, and Dr. Steven Thomas, Chair of the Division of Performing Arts, are delighted to announce that the Wilkes University Civic Band is invited to perform for the Pennsylvania Music Educators Spring Inservice Conference in Hershey, PA on March 31, 2016.

Green Zone Training

September 23, 2015 | Today

Green Zone Training will be held on September 24, 2015 at 2 PM in the Miller Room.

Alternative Spring Break Applications Now Available

September 23, 2015 | Today

We are once again offering 4 service trips: Flatgap, Kentucky; Ashville, NC; Dominican Republic; and Costa Rica.

Webinar--Supporting Muslim Students On Campus, 2:00 pm, Marts 214

September 23, 2015 | Today

Come join the staff from the Center for Global Education and Diversity in viewing a webinar--Supporting Muslim Students On Campus: Dispel Myths, Address Islamophobia & Break Barriers - September 23, 2015 2-3:30pm, Location: Marts 214

Webinar--Supporting Muslim Students On Campus, Sept 23, 2pm, Marts 214

September 22, 2015 | Today

Come join the staff from the Center for Global Education and Diversity in viewing a webinar--Supporting Muslim Students On Campus: Dispel Myths, Address Islamophobia & Break Barriers - September 23, 2015 2-3:30pm, Location: Marts 214

REMINDER: Campus Directory

September 22, 2015 | Today

Employees are reminded to update their location, i.e. building, room/floor and/or telephone extension in the campus directory.

Today's Faculty/Staff Photo Shoot Rescheduled for Tues., Sept. 29

September 22, 2015 | Today

Due to the inclement weather today's faculty/staff photo shoot will we be scheduled for Tues., September 29 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Cancer Ribbon Pin Fundraiser!

September 22, 2015 | Today

The Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Relay Team is selling cancer ribbon pins for Relay for Life​!​​

Mandatory Fall Intern Session Today (9/22)

September 22, 2015 | Today

If you are registered, or plan to register for a Fall internship, you must attend a mandatory session today.

National Voter Registration Day

September 21, 2015 | Today

The Office of Civic Engagement in conjunction with Women and Gender Studies will be hosting National Voter Registration Drive tomorrow.

Entrepreneurship Club Professional Clothing Drive

September 21, 2015 | Today

This Thursday, Sept. 24, The Entrepreneurship Club will be setting up professional dress clothing drive stations in both UCOM and the Henry Student Center from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Wilkes Cheerleaders are Selling Breast Cancer T-Shirts

September 21, 2015 | Today

T-Shirt Sale!! Proceeds benefit Breast Cancer Research and the Wilkes University Cheerleading team.

Employee Update - 9/21/15

September 21, 2015 | Today

Listed are newly hired and departing employees.

Wilkes Swim Team Fundraiser

September 21, 2015 | Today

Purchase your Wilkes Swim Team or Wilkes University apparel by September 30th.

Banned Book Reading

September 21, 2015 | Today

The Wilkes University chapter of Sigma Tau Delta will hold a Banned Book Reading outside of Kirby Hall on Tuesday, September 29 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Faculty/Staff Photo Shoot Scheduled for Sept. 22 & 24

September 18, 2015 | Today

The Marketing Communications Department will be offering faculty and staff portrait opportunities from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22 and Thursday, Sept. 24.

Webinar--Supporting Muslim Students On Campus, Sept 23, 2pm., Marts 214

September 18, 2015 | Today

Come join the staff from the Center for Global Education and Diversity in viewing a webinar--Supporting Muslim Students On Campus: Dispel Myths, Address Islamophobia & Break Barriers - September 23, 2015 2-3:30 pm, Location: Marts 214.

Wilkes University Education Club Homecoming T-shirts

September 17, 2015 | Today

The Wilkes University Education Club will be selling long sleeve t-shirts for Homecoming.

Wilkes University Hosts "Passport to Science" Oct. 10 Community Open House

September 16, 2015 | Vicki Mayk

Wilkes University will hold a community open house at the Lawrence and Sally Cohen Science Center on Saturday, Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The science center is located at 140 S. River St. in Wilkes-Barre. Refreshments will be served.

Time Sheet Reminder

September 16, 2015 | Today

Time sheets are due.

Henry's Menu Online

September 16, 2015 | Today

Daily menus for Henry's Dining Hall are available on the new Wilkes Dining Website www.wilkes.campusdish.com!

ISO: PERSONAL CARE ITEMS

September 16, 2015 | Today

The Veterans Council will be holding another drive this Thursday.

Wilkes University and Philharmonic College Night

September 16, 2015 | Today

Please join the Northeastern Philharmonic for College Night on Saturday, September 19th.

Job Posting Announcements - 9/16/15

September 16, 2015 | Today

Listed are recent job posting announcements.

Green Zone Training

September 16, 2015 | Today

Green Zone allows faculty, staff, and students to become knowledgeable about the military affiliated student experience.

Alternative Spring Break Applications

September 16, 2015 | Today

The offices of Civic Engagement, Campus Interfaith, Global Education and Diversity along with our faculty partner, Dr. Miller in Political Science, are pleased to announce that applications are now available electronically for the upcoming 201​6​Alternative Spring Break trips.

Educational Forum Series Presentation

September 15, 2015 | Today

Drs. Robert and Judy Gardner Educational Forum Series Presents: Teaching and Learning in Independent Schools.

Fall Intramurals

September 15, 2015 | Today

The deadline to sign-up for fall Intramurals is this Friday (9/18/15).

Job Posting Announcements - 9/15/15

September 15, 2015 | Today

Listed are recently posted positions.

Welcome To New Print Shop Associate

September 15, 2015 | Today

Xerox Corporation has announced that Carrie Marko is the new print shop associate at the Wilkes University Print Shop.

Webinar--Supporting Muslim Students On Campus, September 23, 2:00 pm

September 14, 2015 | Today

Come join the staff from the Center for Global Education and Diversity in viewing a webinar--Supporting Muslim Students On Campus: Dispel Myths, Address Islamophobia & Break Barriers - September 23, 2015, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm, Location: TBA

Wilkes University Red Cross Blood Drive - September 15th

September 14, 2015 | Today

Please schedule your appointment for Tuesday's Blood Drive.

Gateway Project Update - 9/14/15

September 14, 2015 | Today

The sidewalk in front of UCOM will be closed during the week of Monday, September 14 for additional work.

Luzerne County SHINE Program - Teacher Assistant Positions Available

September 14, 2015 | Today

Are you looking for a paid educational experience that will make a difference? The Luzerne County SHINE After-School Program will expose you to the most innovative strategies in education, STEAM (Science, Technology, Education, Arts and Mathematics) and the skills needed to be more competitive in the current job market.

Watch Summer Commencement LIVE

September 11, 2015 | Today

If you are unable to attend Wilkes' 2015 Summer Commencement Ceremony this Sunday at 1 p.m., attend virtually!

9/11 Prayer for America Prayer Service

September 11, 2015 | Today

On Sunday, September 13 a Prayer for America 9/11 Prayer Service will be held at 4:00 pm on Public Square.

Sunday Services Resume This Weekend

September 11, 2015 | Today

Sunday services will resume this Sunday, September 13.

Conversation Partners

September 11, 2015 | Today

Looking to add some global experience to your resume? The intensive English Program (IEP) at Wilkes has a conversation partner program.

Constitution Day - September 17

September 11, 2015 | Today

Thursday, September 17 is Constitution Day! Come celebrate the U.S. Constitution and learn about its legal protections by attending an important talk by local attorney, Al Flora, Jr.

Wilkes-King's Barnes & Noble Flash Sale Today

September 10, 2015 | Today

50% off clearance flash sale at Wilkes-King's Barnes & Noble 9/10/15.

Wilkes University Blood Drive - September 15th

September 09, 2015 | Today

Wilkes University in conjunction with the American Red Cross will host a blood drive on Tuesday, September 15th.

Entrepreneurship Club Professional Clothing Drive at Club Day

September 09, 2015 | Today

The Entrepreneurship Club is holding a Professional Clothing Drive. The clothes collected will act as a fundraiser for the club and will give students access to professional dress at a low cost.

Diversity Education Opportunity

September 09, 2015 | Today

The Diversity Affairs and Human Resources Departments, in conjunction with the Northeast Pennsylvania Diversity Education Consortium (NEPDEC) are pleased to welcome Dr. Robin DiAngelo to campus on September 17, 2015.

FREE STD/STI Testing

September 09, 2015 | Today

Free and confidential gonorrhea and chlamydia testing, September 15th.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Department presenting seminar titled, Recent Progress in the Synthesis of Carbohydrate Components of Antibiotics, Functionalized Graphite Nanofibers, and Fungal Toxins.

September 08, 2015 | 

The Pharmaceutical Sciences Department would like to invite all faculty, staff, and students for a presentation titled, "Recent Progress in the Synthesis of Carbohydrate Components of Antibiotics, Functionalized Graphite Nanofibers, and Fungal Toxins."

Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge Contest!

September 08, 2015 | Today

We are currently in 5th place out of 59 schools in the 6 week challenge...a great place to be in the first week! We need about 1300 more people to sign up.

Faculty/Staff Photo Shoot Scheduled for September 22 & 24

September 08, 2015 | Today

The Marketing Communications Department will be offering faculty and staff portrait opportunities from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22 and Thursday, September 24.

Veterans Council Personal Care Donation Drive

September 08, 2015 | Today

In honor of September 11th, the Veterans Council will be holding a personal care donation drive on Tuesday, September 15th.

No Sunday Services This Weekend

September 04, 2015 | Today

Due to the Labor Day recess, Sunday Services will NOT be held this week.

Canine Cadet: Det 752 Pioneers New Program

September 04, 2015 | Today

Detachment 752 is proud to introduce its newest Cadet, Lady Liberty.

Homecoming Weekend Colonels Vs. Cancer 5k Walk/Run

September 04, 2015 | Today

Colleges Against Cancer: Relay for Life is hosting a 5k along with Wilkes Alumni for homecoming weekend!

Actor Needed - Faculty, Staff, Student, or Community Member

September 04, 2015 | Today

Immediately seeking an actor to portray Dr. Gibbs in Wilkes University Theatre's production of Our Town by Thorton Wilder.

Recent Job Postings - 9/4/15

September 04, 2015 | Today

Listed are recent job posting announcements.

School of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony

September 04, 2015 | Today

The students of the Class of 2019 of the School of Pharmacy invite all friends to witness their participation in The Oath of a Pharmacist White Coat Ceremony.

Lee National Denim Day

September 03, 2015 | Today

BACCHUS is once again encouraging members of the Wilkes University community to participate in Lee National Denim Day.

Employee Update - 9/3/15

September 03, 2015 | Today

Listed are new and departing Wilkes University employees.

Milestone Years of Service Congratulations!

September 03, 2015 | Today

The following employees are celebrating a milestone year of service at Wilkes University this month.

Graduate Studies Committee

September 03, 2015 | Today

Anyone interested in the work of the Graduate Studies Committee is invited to join us for our next meeting.

PNC Bank WorkPlace Banking On Campus- September 3rd

September 02, 2015 | Today

PNC Bank WorkPlace Banking On Campus- September 3rd.

Fileserver Maintenance

September 02, 2015 | Today

As a part of the ongoing network upgrade, the current Staff and Faculty Home Drives as well as the StaffShares will be moving to newer hardware.

TREC Faculty Awards Reception - September 10

September 02, 2015 | Today

The Teacher Recognition and Effectiveness Committee (TREC) would like to invite you to attend the Annual TREC Awards Ceremony, to be held September 10th at 4:30 PM in the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

Bystander Intervention Training Program

September 02, 2015 | Today

The Bystander Intervention Training Program trains members of the Wilkes Community to safely intervene in situations or potential situations of sexual violence.

Candidate Visit for Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations - Thomas MacKinnon

September 01, 2015 | Today

The Search Committee for the Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations is pleased to announce that Mr. Thomas MacKinnon will interview for the position on Wednesday, September 2 and Thursday, September 3.

Time Sheet Reminder

September 01, 2015 | Today

Time sheets are due.

Walk for Suicide Awareness and Prevention

August 31, 2015 | Today

Join The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention for their Out of the Darkness Community Walk, which will be held in Kirby Park on Sunday, September 13 at 2:00 PM.

Wilkes University Flute Ensemble Open to New Members!

August 31, 2015 | Today

Please let your friends and colleagues know that the Wilkes University Flute Ensemble resumes rehearsals on Monday 8/31/15 from 5-6:30pm in Darte 218!

Reminder: Smoking Policy Goes Into Effect Today

August 31, 2015 | Today

Please be aware that the updated Wilkes University tobacco use/smoking policy goes into effect beginning Monday, August 31, 2015. This policy establishes a smoke-free zone of 20 feet from any university building door, window, or ventilating system.

Gateway Project Update - South Franklin Street Crosswalk

August 31, 2015 | Today

Please be aware that we've experienced a delay in the construction of the South Franklin Street crosswalk. As a result, the crosswalk will not be ready for the start of classes as planned.

Wilkes Softball Hitting & Pitching Camps

August 31, 2015 | Today

Wilkes Softball will be holding Hitting and Pitching Camps on Columbus Day.

New Location of Cooperative Education/Internship Office

August 31, 2015 | Today

The Cooperative Education/Internship Office is now located on the 2nd floor of the Henry Student Center.

Sunday Services

August 28, 2015 | Today

Sunday Services will begin this Sunday, August 30th.

Wilkes University Theatre Auditions - Shout and Our Town

August 26, 2015 | Today

Wilkes University Theatre (WUT) will be holding auditions for the fall theater season. Auditions will be on the main stage of the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts the first week of classes.

Wilkes University Theatre Announces 2015 -2016 Season Schedule

August 25, 2015 | Vicki Mayk

Wilkes University Theatre announces its 2015-2016 season. The season presents a variety of shows from thought-provoking classics to musicals featuring songs of the swinging sixties. All performances will be held in the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts. General admission is $10, students and seniors are $5, and free for all Wilkes students, faculty and staff with ID. For more information, call the box office at 570-408-4540.

Gateway Project Updates - Pedestrian Traffic & Parking

August 25, 2015 | Today

Please be alert for new pedestrian traffic patterns around South Main Street beginning today.

Additional Date for TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling Session

August 24, 2015 | Today

Mark Your Calendar! TIAA-CREF announces an additional date for Individual Counseling Sessions at Wilkes University.

Wilkes Adventure Ed Taking Part in National Competition

August 24, 2015 | Today

Wilkes University Adventure Ed is part of a national competition for Outdoorsy School in America.

Faculty Kudos

August 24, 2015 | Today

Faculty Kudos - Dr. Vijay K. Arora

Employee Update - 8/24/15

August 24, 2015 | Today

See the listing below of new employees and departing employees.

Public Safety Handicapped Ramp

August 21, 2015 | Today

Please be aware that Sordoni Construction will be working on the sidewalk in front of Public Safety. This work will require the handicapped ramp to be blocked until Monday, August 24.

Recent Job Postings - 8/21/15

August 21, 2015 | Today

The following is a list of recent job announcements.

Gateway Project Update - South Main Street Reopening

August 20, 2015 | Today

Please be aware that South Main Street will reopen to vehicular traffic at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, August 25. The South Main Street entrance to the parking garage will remain closed until further notice.

Marching Colonels in Band Camp

August 20, 2015 | Today

The Marching Colonels begin their season today with a one week band camp.

TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling Sessions

August 20, 2015 | Today

Mark Your Calendar! TIAA-CREF announces Individual Counseling Sessions at Wilkes University.

Creative Writing Community Workshops Scheduled for Fall

August 19, 2015 | Today

Attached is a listing, which describes the workshops, instructors, dates, and location.

Faculty Workshops - Tips and Tools for Student Engagement

August 19, 2015 | Today

As you finalize your syllabi and are thinking about your classroom strategies for the upcoming semester, now is a perfect time to plan and try out one new tool or strategy.

YMCA Y.F.I.T Training Program at Henry Gym

August 19, 2015 | Today

The YMCA will be offering the Your Fitness Interval Training (Y.F.I.T.) Program at the Henry Gym this Fall.

Staff Retreat Following Convocation

August 19, 2015 | Today

Please join the University Staff Advisory Committee (USAC) on Wednesday, August 26 for a staff retreat following Dr. Leahy's formal remarks at Convocation.

Sordoni Art Gallery Exhibition - Blair Seitz: Aerial Perspectives

August 18, 2015 | Today

The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University opens the exhibition, Blair Seitz: Aerial Perspectives on Tuesday, September 1.

REMINDER - South Main Street Entrance to Parking Garage Closed

August 17, 2015 | Today

Due to Gateway Project construction, South Main Street is closed between Northampton and South Streets. During this time, members of the University community who use the parking garage must enter the parking garage via South Street and Nesbitt Lane, the street that runs behind the University Towers.

Welcome Weekend Folder Inserts for Incoming Students

August 17, 2015 | Today

If anyone would like to include any inserts in the Welcome Weekend folders for incoming students, please deliver your printed materials of 650 copies to the Student Development Office no later than Monday, August 24.

Academic Advising In-Service

August 14, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Advisors at All Levels Are Invited

Off Campus Parking Closure

August 12, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Temporary Closure of Army/Navy Lot

Heidi Selecky Jarecki Retirement Celebration

August 10, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Celebrate Heidi Selecky Jarecki's career at Wilkes University

South Main Street Closing Aug. 10, New Access To Wilkes Parking Garage

August 07, 2015 | Today

South Main Street will be closed between Northampton and South streets beginning Monday, Aug. 10.

Sen. Casey News Conference Today In Henry Student Center

August 07, 2015 | Today

U.S. Sen. Robert Casey, Jr. is holding a news conference today at 10:45 a.m. in the Miller Room of the Henry Student Center.

Important Network News

August 07, 2015 | Today

The network upgrade will be continuing into this weekend.

Milestone Years of Service - August

August 06, 2015 | Today

Milestone Years of Service Congratulations!

Employee Update

August 06, 2015 | Today

Listed are new and departing employees.

Chase Parking Lot Closed for Repairs

August 05, 2015 | Today

The Chase parking lot will be closed for repairs and line painting from Thursday, August 6th to Sunday, August 9th.

Gateway Project Update

August 05, 2015 | Today

The Gateway is now open to pedestrian traffic between South Main and Franklin Streets.

Electrical Load Shedding Event Today

August 04, 2015 | Today

Wilkes has received a request from our energy provider to curtail our energy usage today, August 4th, between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.

August 11th Lunch 'n Learn - Grants: Best Practices for Best Results

August 04, 2015 | Today

At our next Lunch n' Learn, the Director of Sponsored Programs will discuss the basics of identifying and vetting funding opportunities, the internal and external application process and things to consider throughout the process.

Thank You!

August 04, 2015 | Today

A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who donated food to the "Christmas in July" United Way food drive this year.

Time Sheet Reminder

August 03, 2015 | Today

Time sheets are due.

On Behalf of President Patrick F. Leahy - Convocation Invitation

August 03, 2015 | Today

Join us for Convocation 2015 on Wednesday, August 26.

Meditation Sessions to Resume in September

July 31, 2015 | Today

The start of the Fall Semester will give us a chance to practice meditation together again.

Network Project Update

July 31, 2015 | Today

The network upgrade will be continuing into this weekend.

Gateway Project Update

July 30, 2015 | Today

An update on the Gateway Project is provided.

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - Patrick Patte

July 30, 2015 | Today

The Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the dissertation defense by doctoral candidate Patrick Patte.

Hot Weather Alert - Electrical Load Shedding Possible on 7/29, 7/30 & 8/4

July 29, 2015 | Today

The University has received a Hot Weather Alert and warning that we may need to decrease our energy usage on 7/29, 7/30, & 8/4.

Student Lab Print Server Maintenance

July 27, 2015 | Today

On Tuesday, July 28, the IT Dept. will be performing an upgrade to the Wilkes Campus lab print server. Throughout the day during the upgrade, students may experience problems printing in the various computer labs.

Stark Water Service - July 28th

July 24, 2015 | Today

Due to renovations in Stark Lobby, the contractors will be turning off the water service to the complete building on July 28th at 6 am and should have it back on by 8 am that morning.

Endure for a Cure - August 9th

July 23, 2015 | Today

lease join us for this family-friendly ride! Register today and choose your distance.

Important Network News

July 23, 2015 | Today

The network upgrade will be continuing into this weekend.

Aramark Lunch & CaterTrax Open House

July 22, 2015 | Today

Please join us for the lunch and CaterTrax Open House Thursday, July 24th.

Sent on Behalf of Sr. Vice President/Provost Anne Skleder - Farewell Gathering for Mike Speziale

July 20, 2015 | Today

All faculty and staff are invited to join me on Tuesday, July 28, between 3:30 - 4:30 PM in Weckesser Hall to thank Mike Speziale and wish him well.

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - William Andahazy

July 20, 2015 | Today

The Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the dissertation defense by doctoral candidate William Andahazy on Tuesday, August 4th.

Live Jazz on the River Common

July 16, 2015 | Today

Live Jazz on the River Common - July 23 at 7pm - Wilkes-Barre River Common Amphitheatre

Human Resources Department Offering FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) Training

July 16, 2015 | Today

Do you have serious medical issues which sometimes require you to take time away from work? Is an immediate family member experiencing serious health issues? The University recognizes that employees may require time outside of the workplace related to such circumstances.

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - Dawn R. Sutton

July 16, 2015 | Today

The Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the dissertation defense by doctoral candidate Dawn R. Sutton.

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - Sara R. Moore

July 16, 2015 | Today

The Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the dissertation defense by doctoral candidate Sara R. Moore.

July Blood Drive Today

July 16, 2015 | Today

Wilkes will be hosting a Summer Blood Drive today.

Time Sheet Reminder

July 16, 2015 | Today

All time sheets are due.

Flag Flying Ceremony IHO Wilkes Alumna Ms. Karen E. Meloy

July 15, 2015 | Today

AFROTC Det 752 is honored to participate in a flag flying ceremony in honor of Ms. Karen E. Meloy, Wilkes University Class of 1979.

Work to Begin on Gateway Project Crosswalk

July 10, 2015 | Today

In the next few days, one lane of Franklin Street will be closed near Weckesser Hall so crews may begin work on the raised crosswalk.

Big Lots Friends and Family Day - Sunday, July 12th

July 10, 2015 | Today

20% discount on July 12th at Big Lots for Friends and Family.

Visitation and Funeral for Jerry Rebo

July 10, 2015 | Today

A celebration of Gerald Rebo's life will begin Friday, July 10th, with visitation from 2 to 5 PM at McLaughlin's Funeral Home and continue there with a gathering at 8:30 AM on Saturday, July 11th.

Job Posting Announcements - July 8

July 08, 2015 | Today

Listed are recent job posting announcements for Mesa, AZ.

Upcoming Lunch 'n Learn -The Art and Science of Becoming a Nurse

July 06, 2015 | Today

Please join us on Tuesday, July 14 at noon in Marts 214 to learn more about the most trusted profession of Nursing.

Employee Update

July 06, 2015 | Today

Listed are employee departures and newly hired employees.

Milestone Years of Service Congratulations!

July 02, 2015 | Today

Milestone Years of Service - July

Job Posting Announcement - July 2

July 02, 2015 | Today

Listed is a recent job posting.

Help Desk Will Be Closed For Independence Day

July 02, 2015 | Today

The Help Desk will be closed on Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th for the Independence Day Holiday.

On Behalf of Chip Prescott: Promotion of Alicia Bond to Director of Business Operations

July 02, 2015 | Today

I am pleased to announce the promotion of Alicia Bond to Director of Business Operations for the University.

Time Sheet Reminder

July 01, 2015 | Today

Time sheets are due.

Chat Reference at Farley Library

July 01, 2015 | Today

Beginning Thursday, July 2, Farley Library will offer chat reference from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Tuesday-Friday.

Recent Job Posting Announcements

July 01, 2015 | Today

Listed are recent Wilkes University job postings.

DoD Announces Same-Sex Spouse Benefits

July 01, 2015 | Today

The Department of Defense remains committed to ensuring that all men and women who serve in the U.S. military, and their families, are treated fairly and equally as the law directs.

Revised Gateway Project Update

June 29, 2015 | Today

This week we'll see another important step toward completion of the Gateway project with the demolition of Fenner Hall and the greenhouse. Much of the garden, particularly Mr. Fenner's roses, will be transplanted and preserved.

DoD Updates Equal Opportunity Policy to Include Sexual Orientation

June 26, 2015 | Today

Secretary Carter emphasized that the federal government treats sexual-orientation-based discrimination the same way it treats discrimination based on race, religion, color, sex, age and national origin. Service members are protected against unlawful discrimination.

Fitness Center Announcements

June 25, 2015 | Today

Listed are Independence Day hours for the Fitness Center and an announcement regarding the Multi-Purpose Room.

Storm Drain Work at Student Center

June 25, 2015 | Today

Emergency repair work on the storm drain behind the Henry Student Center will take place Thursday and Friday.

New Traffic Patterns

June 23, 2015 | Today

Access to the 141 South Main Street surface parking lot may be restricted at times.

Job Posting Announcements

June 23, 2015 | Today

Recent job posting announcements.

Employee Update

June 23, 2015 | Today

New employee listing.

Presentation by Dr. Mostafa Elgebaly, Candidate for Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

June 22, 2015 | Today

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences invites you to attend a presentation by Dr. Mostafa Elgebaly, a Candidate for Assistant Professor.

Memorial Service for Dr. Patricia Heaman

June 19, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Remembering Dr. Patricia Heaman

Student Services Closing at Noon

June 19, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Student Services Closing Early for Family Picnic

Presentation by Dr. Michael Gionfriddo, Candidate for Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

June 18, 2015 | Today

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences invites you to attend a presentation by Dr. Michael Gionfriddo, a Candidate for Assistant Professor.

DoD Celebrates LGBT Pride Month

June 18, 2015 | Today

Detachment 752 would like to share in celebrating LGBT Pride Month this June!

IT Help Desk Closing at 12 Noon on Friday, June 19th

June 18, 2015 | Today

The IT Help Desk will be closing at 12:00 pm on Friday, June 19th for the Wilkes University All-Family Picnic.

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - Grace Elizabeth Surdovel

June 18, 2015 | Today

The Acting Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled, Reflections of Closeted Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning Former College Students: A Phenomenological Case Study, by doctoral candidate Grace Elizabeth Surdovel.

Take the Colonel on your Summer Vacation!

June 17, 2015 | Today

Take the Colonel with you on your adventures! Contact the alumni office at x4778 or alumni@wilkes.edu and we'll send you an easy-to-pack paper Colonel.

Annual Christmas in July Food Drive

June 17, 2015 | Today

Don't forget to bring your canned goods to the Family Picnic for our Annual Christmas in July Food Drive,

Last Call For Orientation Folder Materials

June 16, 2015 | Today

Any persons or departments interested in including handouts in the orientation folders of the parents and/or students need to bring copies to the Student Development Office/Information Desk by June 18th!

Wilkes University Summer Academies for Children - Registration Reminder

June 12, 2015 | Today

The deadline for registration for The Reading Academy and The Arts Academy is today, June 12, 2015. The classes are nearly filled.

Wilkes Co-Ed Summer Basketball Camp

June 11, 2015 | Today

Wilkes University's Co-Ed Basketball Camp is right around the corner!

Presentation by Dr. Jaya Pamidimukkala, Candidate for Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

June 11, 2015 | Today

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences invites you to attend a presentation by Dr. Jaya Pamidimukkala, a candidate for Assistant Professor.

Handicapped Access to Weckesser Hall

June 09, 2015 | Today

The handicapped entrance and handicapped lift on the south side of Weckesser Hall are still accessible.

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - Melanie Berger Wiscount

June 09, 2015 | Today

The Acting Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled, What Impact Does Using Conceptually-Based Interactive Instruction Facilitated by the Microsoft Kinect Technology Natural User Interface (NUI) in the Middle Level Mathematics Classroom have on Student Performance as Measured on Standardized Test Questions? by doctoral candidate Melanie Berger Wiscount.

Fitness Center Hours - June 3rd - June 14th

June 09, 2015 | Today

Due to the continued painting and renovations of the Marts Center, the Fitness Center will be closed Wednesday, June 3rd - Sunday, June 14th.

Invitation to Allan P. Kirby Center Showcase

June 08, 2015 | Today

Come celebrate a successful first year helping to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem in the region.

Meditation on Tuesday this Week

June 08, 2015 | Today

Our Buddhist walking and sitting meditation session this week will be held on Tuesday, June 9th from 4:15-5:00 p.m.

Employee Update

June 08, 2015 | Today

Listed are new employees and employee departures.

Invitation to Creative Writing Building Dedication to Harold Cox

June 08, 2015 | Today

Please join us as we dedicate 245 South River Street in honor of our friend and colleague Dr. Harold Cox, Professor Emeritus of history.

Fitness Center Update

June 04, 2015 | Today

Due to the painting and renovations of the Marts Center, the Fitness Center will be closing Wednesday, June 3rd - Monday, June 8th.

International Travel Survey (2015-2016)

June 04, 2015 | Today

The University is currently renewing the International Travel Insurance Policy. We are requesting information for any international business trips that are anticipated for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Recent Job Posting Announcements

June 03, 2015 | Today

Recent job posting announcements are listed.

Milestone Years of Service Congratulations!

June 03, 2015 | Today

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

Antiques Appraisal Event to be Held on June 11

June 02, 2015 | 

Antiques appraiser Dr. Lori Verderame will be on campus on Thursday, June 11 from 6-8 PM to give an antiques appraisal course. The fee to attend is $30 which includes appraisals of 2 items - Wilkes faculty, staff and students may attend at half price.

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - John A. Haas

June 02, 2015 | Today

The Acting Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled, The Effects of the Educator Effectiveness Observation Process on Principal Teacher Pairs: Multiple Case Study by doctoral candidate John A. Haas.

No Meditation Session This Week

June 01, 2015 | Today

Our session for this week is cancelled.

Time Sheet Reminder

June 01, 2015 | Today

Reminder - time sheets are due.

June Lunch N Learn - Small Business Development Center

June 01, 2015 | Today

Have you ever thought about starting or purchasing a small business? Did you ever think of turning a hobby or something you like into a business? Attend the next Lunch n Learn seminar to learn about the Wilkes University Small Business Development Center and the talented staff.

Faculty Development Expense Coding Change

June 01, 2015 | Today

In response to feedback received from Faculty and Budget Managers noting some difficulty encountered in managing faculty development budgets, the Controller's Office is changing the coding policy for Faculty Development expenses.

Three Public Safety Officers Graduate from the Lackawanna College Police Academy

May 29, 2015 | Today

The Department of Public Safety is pleased to announce the recent graduation of Lt. Phil Miller, Sgt. Seth Pesta, and Officer Holly Stull from the Lackawanna College Police Academy.

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - Erin Sutzko

May 28, 2015 | Today

The Acting Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled, An Exploratory Case Study of Deans and the Influence of their Faculty Socialization into the Academy, by doctoral candidate Erin Sutzko.

2016 University Family Campaign

May 28, 2015 | Today

If you weren't able to make it to the University Family Campaign kick-off you can still make a gift to the 2016 University Family Campaign and receive a special gift!

Department Handouts for Inclusion in Student Orientation Folders

May 27, 2015 | Today

Any persons or departments interested in including handouts in the Orientation folders of the parents and/or students need to bring copies to the Student Development Office/Information Desk or email them to orientation@wilkes.edu by Monday, June 15th.

Campus Gateway Update

May 26, 2015 | Today

The next phase of the Campus Gateway project is slated to begin the week of May 25. During this time, we ask our students, faculty and staff who may park in the garage or the 141 S. Main St. lot to proceed around the South St. side of University Center on Main to access the center of campus.

Extras Needed For Film Promoting Wilkes on Saturday, May 30

May 26, 2015 | Today

Extras from the Wilkes community are needed for a film being shot that will be used to promote the University.

Meditation at 4:15 Today

May 26, 2015 | Today

Our meditation session will start at 4:15 pm today, Tuesday, May 26th in the Kirby Salon in Kirby Hall.

Ballet Northeast Production of Coppelia

May 26, 2015 | Today

Ballet Northeast will be presenting Coppelia at the Darte Center for the Performing Arts on May 29th-31st.

63rd Annual John Chwalek Golf Tournament

May 26, 2015 | Today

Wilkes University invites you to the 63rd Annual Chwalek Golf Tournament, on Thursday, June 25, 2015, at the Irem Country Club in Dallas, Pa.

Different Day and Time for Meditation Next Week

May 22, 2015 | Today

Our Buddhist walking and sitting meditation session next week will be held on Tuesday, May 26th from 4:15-5:00 p.m. in the Kirby Salon in Kirby Hall.

Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense - Brian Pipech

May 22, 2015 | Today

The Acting Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled, A Correlation Study between per Pupil Basic Education Funding and Student Achievement in Pennsylvania, by doctoral candidate Brian Pipech.

Wilkes University All Family Picnic

May 22, 2015 | Today

Pat and Amy Leahy invite you and your family to the WILKES UNIVERSITY ALL-FAMILY PICNIC

Education Department 2015 Summer Academies for Children

May 22, 2015 | Today

The Education Department in the School of Education at Wilkes University is pleased to announce the 2015 Summer Academies for children from July 20-30, Monday through Thursday of each week.

May 2015 Graduation Information

May 21, 2015 | Today

All degree information has now been posted in Banner for those students who graduated from Wilkes University on May 16, 2015.

M.Sc. Thesis Presentation - Marc D. Honrath

May 20, 2015 | Today

On May 20th, Marc D. Honrath will defend his M.Sc. thesis entitled, BLAST Produced Electromagnetic Field Effects on the Brain

Time Sheet Reminder

May 19, 2015 | Today

Time Sheets are Due.

Meditation Today

May 18, 2015 | Today

We will have our usual Monday session of Buddhist walking and sitting meditation.

USAC Elections Update

May 18, 2015 | Today

The University Staff Advisory Committee (USAC) held its yearly elections and are pleased to announce the results.

Employee Update for May

May 18, 2015 | Today

Listed are new and departing Wilkes employees.

Henry Student Center Main Power Supply to be Shut Down May 20th

May 15, 2015 | Today

There will be a shut down of the main power supply to the Henry Student Center at 7:30 am, May 20th to make necessary repairs on the building's High Voltage Switch Gear.

South River Street Driveway Entrance Behind Bedford Hall Will be Closed

May 15, 2015 | Today

The driveway entrance off of South River Street to the back of Bedford Hall and the Henry Student Center will be closed for approximately three days next week.

Name Change: Information, Analysis & Planning (IAP) Office now Institutional Research (IR)

May 14, 2015 | Today

The Office of Information, Analysis & Planning (IAP) has been renamed as Institutional Research (IR).

Faculty/Staff Photo Shoot Scheduled for May 14

May 13, 2015 | Today

The Marketing Communications Department will be offering faculty and staff portrait opportunities from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 14.

Lackawanna College Police Academy Protect & Defend 5K Run/Walk

May 13, 2015 | Today

Protect & Defend 5K Run/Walk Benefitting the funds for PSP Cpl. Bryon Dickson and Trooper Alex Douglass

Draft of the Middle States Periodic Review Report

May 12, 2015 | Today

A draft copy of the University's Periodic Review Report (PRR) is available at the ES Farley Circulation Desk.

2015 Pharmacy Graduates Pursuing Post-Graduate Training

May 12, 2015 | Today

Congratulations to the 2015 Doctor of Pharmacy graduates who will represent Wilkes University all across the country in post-graduate training!

Final Grades for Spring Semester Available

May 12, 2015 | Today

Final grades for the Spring 2015 semester are now available to view on-line.

Wilkes Co-Ed Summer Basketball Camp

May 12, 2015 | Today

Wilkes University will be holding a Co-Ed Basketball Camp this summer, June 29-July 2.

Meditation Today

May 11, 2015 | Today

We will have our usual Monday session of Buddhist walking and sitting meditation from 4:45-5:30 in the Kirby Salon in Kirby Hall.

Watch Commencement LIVE Online

May 11, 2015 | Today

If you are unable to attend Wilkes' 2015 Commencement Ceremony this Saturday, attend virtually!

REMINDER - Lunch n Learn - May 12th

May 07, 2015 | Today

We invite all faculty and staff to join us at our Lunch & Learn on May 12th at Noon in Marts 214 to learn a little more about The Institute for Public Policy and Economic Development.

Stand With Nepal And Our Alumna

May 07, 2015 | Today

The Wilkes University community is invited to observe a minute of silence at 11:56 a.m. on Thursday, May 7, to stand with Nepal in the wake of the recent devastating earthquake in that country. The moment of silence will also be done in recognition of our alumna, Sidhu School of Business graduate Evana Manandhar '14, a native of that country and recently crowned Miss Nepal.

Clearance Sale at Wilkes-King's Barnes & Noble

May 07, 2015 | Today

One day 50% off sale on all Clearance clothing and Clearance gift ware items.

Shuttle Service to End Thursday

May 07, 2015 | Today

Campus shuttle service will end Thursday, May 7th at 6:00 p.m.

Conservatory Indian Classical Dance Recital

May 06, 2015 | Today

The Conservatory at Wilkes University and the Kala School of Indian Dance will present a dance recital on Saturday May 9th

Faculty/Staff Photo Shoot Scheduled for May 12, 14

May 06, 2015 | Today

The photo shoot will take place on May 12 and May 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. outside near the bell tower, located on the Fenner Quadrangle.

Greek Food Festival

May 05, 2015 | Today@wilkes

St Mary's Byzantine on Ross Street across from the Post Office is holding its Greek Food Festival.

Party for Barbara King

May 05, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Please join us this afternoon at the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

Faculty Information for Senior Week

May 05, 2015 | Today

Listed is information for faculty related to our Commencement activities for Senior Week.

Blood Drive

May 05, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Health Sciences Pre-Professional Society is co-sponsoring a blood drive with Geisinger Health this Thursday.

Press Conference Today

May 05, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Wilkes community is invited to attend today's press conference announcing a partnership with local school districts to benefit Young Scholars.

Lunch n Learn - May 12th

May 04, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Institute for Public Policy and Economic Development, a part of Wilkes since 2004 works to bridge university with community.

Meditation Today

May 04, 2015 | Today@wilkes

There will be a session of Buddhist walking and sitting meditation today from 4:45-5:30 in the Kirby Salon in Kirby Hall.

Fitness Center Finals and Summer Hours

May 04, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Finals hours starting this Monday 5/4 and summer hours on 5/11.

Home Drive Limits

May 04, 2015 | Today@wilkes

A recent audit of network resources performed by the IT Dept. has revealed the need to reclaim hard drive space from various shared locations including a portion which is currently occupied by Staff/Faculty Home drives.

English Department Senior Capstone Presentations

May 01, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Join the English Department for Senior Capstone Presentations on Tuesday, May 5 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. in the Kirby Salon.

University Family Campaign Kick-off Today!

May 01, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The University Family Campaign helps Wilkes students in countless ways each year including student scholarships, mentoring programs, Alternative Spring Break, student clubs and organizations, and much more.

Wilkes Hosts Tennis Conference Championships this Saturday

April 30, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The women will play Misericordia at 11 a.m., and the men will host Kings at 1:30 p.m.

Professor Sharon Cosgrove Has Exhibition At Misericordia Opening This Weekend

April 30, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Pauly Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia University will showcase the works of Wilkes University Associate Professor of Art Sharon Cosgrove in the exhibit "Sudden Intuition: Paintings by Sharon Cosgrove."

Year End Processing Requirements

April 30, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Please use Form Manager to view all form entries.

Faculty/Staff Photo Shoot Scheduled for May 12, 14

April 30, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Marketing Communications Department will be offering faculty and staff portrait opportunities on Tuesday, May 12 and Thursday, May 14.

FACULTY - FINAL GRADE DEADLINE

April 29, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Faculty are reminded that final grades for each course are to be entered via the University's MY WILKES portal within seventy-two hours after the completion of each final exam.

Last Day for Free STI/STD Testing

April 29, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Get tested before it's too late!

Mandatory Summer Internship Meeting

April 29, 2015 | Today@wilkes

All students who will be earning academic credits for summer 2015 internships must attend the Introductory meeting with Sharon Castano to pick up your internship syllabus and receive instructions on academic assignments this Thursday, 4/30/15 from 11-1pm in Breiseth 106.

Retirement Party for Barbara King

April 29, 2015 | Today@wilkes

All students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to join the Division of Student Affairs when we honor Barbara King on Tuesday, May 5, at 4 PM in the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

Faculty Kudos-Vijay K. Arora

April 28, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Professor Dr. Vijay K. Arora, Department of Electrical Engineering and Physics, and designated IEEE-EDS Distinguished Lecturer delivered distinguished lectures (DLs) at IEEE-EDS chapters in Dhaka (Bangladesh) and Kolkata (India).

Interested in Volunteering with the Blue Army at Orientation?

April 28, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Office of Student Development is in search of students to volunteer as members of the Blue Army during the orientation sessions this summer.

University Family Campaign Kick-off Luncheon Friday!

April 28, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The University Family Campaign helps Wilkes students in countless ways each year including student scholarships, mentoring programs, Alternative Spring Break, student clubs and organizations, and much more.

Cupcakes on campus this Wednesday!

April 27, 2015 | Today@wilkes

USAC and IRHC will host The Sweet Lush Cupcakery on campus from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Wednesday, April 29.

United Nations Speaker

April 27, 2015 | Today@wilkes

On Tuesday, April 28th, Wilkes University will host the last United Nations Lecture for the spring semester.

Searching for an Internship?

April 24, 2015 | Today@wilkes

It's not too late, most students are following @WilkesUInterns on Twitter. So far 30 students have registered for summer.

245 South River St Driveway Closed

April 24, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The driveway alongside 245 South River Street will be closed for the week, from Monday April 27th to Friday May 1st, due to exterior work being done on the building.

Dean of Education Candidate Feedback_Dr. Mark Davies

April 24, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The search committee for the Dean of the School of Education thanks all who participated in the campus interviews for Dr. Mark Davies on April 23.

Julia Sinnott Receives 2015 Outstanding Adult Learner Award from Wilkes University

April 24, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Julia Sinnott, of Shickshinny, Pa., received the 2015 Outstanding Adult Learner Award from Wilkes University at the Luzerne County Council on Adult Higher Education's 26th annual Outstanding Adult Learner Ceremony.

Baseball Home Game

April 24, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Come out April 24th 3:30pm to see your Colonels vs Desales in the final conference series.

Wilkes Co-Ed Summer Basketball Camp

April 24, 2015 | Today@wilkes

This summer Wilkes University will be hosting a Co-Ed Basketball Camp for ages 8 - 13.

Integrative Media and Art Senior Capstone Presentations

April 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Integrative Media and Art Department (IMAD) senior capstone presentations will take place Friday May 8, 2015 from 6-8 p.m.

CALENDAR CHANGE REMINDER TO FACULTY & STUDENTS

April 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

According to the University's Academic Calendar, Tuesday, April 28th, is to follow a THURSDAY class schedule.

Zebra Communications Osterhout Free Library Benefit

April 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

On Sunday, April 26, 2015, Zebra Communications will host "Sugar Bookie", consisting of a dessert competition, basket raffle and brand new book sale, at the North Branch of the Osterhout Free Library.

Wilkes University Choral Ensembles Present Songs of the World

April 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

On Sunday, April 26, the Wilkes University Chorus and the Wilkes University Chamber Singers will present Songs of the World at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Wilkes-Barre.

Last Day for Free STI/STD Testing

April 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

It is the last day of the school year for STI/STD testing.

Manuscript Unveiling

April 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Manuscript Society will be unveiling their 2015 publication of the Manuscript on April 28, 2015 in the Kirby Hall Salon.

USAC - Last Call for Letters of Interest

April 22, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Just a reminder that Letters of Interest to join the University Staff Advisory Committee (USAC) are due no later than Friday, April 24th.

Dean of Education Candidate Feedback_Dr. Rhonda M. Rabbitt

April 22, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The search committee for the Dean of the School of Education thanks all who participated in the campus interviews for Dr. Rhonda M. Rabbitt on April 21.

Real Talk: Silent Protest Follow Up

April 21, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Join MSC and the Office of Diversity Initiatives and Dr. Wilczak in an open dialogue of the protest that happened on campus in February.

Passes Available for Family Day at Knoebels Amusement Resort

April 21, 2015 | Today@wilkes

WVIA's Family Day at Knoebels Amusement Resort is Saturday, May 9. Free passes for Wilkes faculty and staff are available on a first come, first served basis.

University Pedestrian Safety Tips

April 21, 2015 | Today@wilkes

As spring weather continues to improve and our campus becomes more active outside, the Department of Public Safety and the Environmental Health & Safety Committee would like to remind the students, faculty and staff to practice good pedestrian safety skills.

Online Fundraiser for Cheer Team!

April 21, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The cheerleaders are gearing up for their 2015-2016 with a Yankee Candle Fundraiser.

Brian Greene to deliver The 34th Annual Max Rosenn Lecture

April 21, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Brian Greene, String theorist and author of The Elegant Universe to deliver The 34th Annual Max Rosenn Lecture in Law and Humanities on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 7:30 pm in the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts.

Dean of Education Candidate Visit_Dr. Mark Davies

April 21, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Dean of the School of Education Search Committee is pleased to announce that Dr. Mark Davies will interview for the position on Wednesday, April 22 and Thursday, April 23.

Senior Nursing Students' Capstone Project Poster Presentations

April 21, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The University community is invited to attend the Senior Nursing Students' Capstone Project Poster Presentations.

Retirement Celebration for Dennis Hupchick

April 21, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Division of Global History & Languages cordially invites the Wilkes community to a retirement reception in honor of Dr. Dennis P. Hupchick, professor of history.

Bake Sale/Raffle Baskets/Register to Save A Life Event

April 21, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes Nursing Student Organization is hosting a "Save A Life" event.

Dean's 15th Annual Golf Tournament

April 21, 2015 | Today@wilkes

15th Annual Wilkes University School of Pharmacy Dean's Golf Tournament

Little Event Needs Musicians

April 21, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Looking for Wilkes musicians to perform during the little event on Saturday April 25th.

BACCHUS Earth Day Celebration

April 21, 2015 | Today@wilkes

To celebrate Earth Day, BACCHUS will be hosting an educational table in the Henry Student Center.

Big Event Registration Closes Today

April 21, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Big Event registration closes.

University Family Campaign Kick-off Friday May 1st!

April 20, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The University Family Campaign helps Wilkes students in countless ways each year including student scholarships, mentoring programs, Alternative Spring Break, student clubs and organizations, and much more. Join your fellow colleagues in making a gift to the campaign.

English Department's Spring Picnic

April 20, 2015 | Today@wilkes

All English majors and minors are cordially invited to attend the English Department's "Spring Picnic."

Sexual Assault Awareness Week

April 20, 2015 | Today@wilkes

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Wilkes, in conjunction with the Victim's Resource Center will have several opportunities this week to raise awareness of sexual assault, victims rights, and victim empowerment.

Meditation Today

April 20, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Join us for some Buddhist walking and sitting meditation today from 4:45-5:30 in the Kirby Salon in Kirby Hall.

Wilkes Baseball Game Today!

April 20, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes hosts nationally ranked Misericordia University in a conference showdown.

Retirement Reception for Dr. Art Kibbe

April 20, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences would like to invite the entire Wilkes community to an open house retirement reception for Dr. Arthur H. Kibbe.

Dean of Education Candidate Visit_Dr. Rhonda M. Rabbitt

April 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Dean of the School of Education Search Committee is pleased to announce that Dr. Rhonda M. Rabbitt will interview for the position on Monday, April 20 and Tuesday, April 21.

Candidate Interview Feedback_Dr. Mary Kropiewnicki

April 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The search committee for the Dean of the School of Education thanks all who participated in the campus interviews for Dr. Mary Kropiewnicki on April 16.

Free STD/STI Testing!

April 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Come get a free and confidential STD/STI test!

Open Grief Session

April 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

In memory of the loss of our dear friend, professor, and colleague, Dr. James Merryman, Campus Counseling/Health and Wellness Services will be offering an Open Grief Counseling Session.

Final Exam Schedule Updates

April 16, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Please check the on-line version of the Spring Semester Final Exam Schedule.

Time Sheets

April 16, 2015 | Today@wilkes

A reminder for time sheets.

Geranium Sale

April 16, 2015 | Today@wilkes

It's the 30th anniversary for the Victims Resource Center's annual Geranium Sale.

Commuter/Off Campus Parking Applications Available Now

April 16, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Parking applications for the Fall 2015 semester are available now online.

Beer, Yeast, and the Interface of Fermentation Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Flavor Seminar

April 16, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Seminar from the Chemistry Department

Civic Band Concert

April 16, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Wilkes University Civic Band, Dr. Philip G. Simon, conductor, presents Angels In the Architecture, a program of concert band music of faith, hope and inspiration.

Wilkes Pride Fest Information & Volunteers needed

April 15, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes Gay Straight Alliance will be hosting several Pride Fest events on April 21 and 22. Come out for an awesome two days of food and fun!

Spring Dance Concert

April 15, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Division of Performing Arts' annual spring Dance Concert will be held on Saturday.

Victim's Rights Week Panel Discussion

April 15, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Sociology/Criminology Club in conjunction with the Civic Engagement office will be hosting a panel discussion in the Miller Room.

Wilkes Nursing Students Health Fair

April 15, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Wilkes Nursing students will be holding a health fair at Barnes and Noble's bookstore on the square.

Moe's Fundraiser!

April 15, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity is hosting a fundraiser at Moe's in Bear Creek Commons.

Wyoming Seminary Tuition Reduction Reminder

April 15, 2015 | Today@wilkes

We are pleased to share that the University has recently solidified the continuation of our limited tuition reciprocity agreement with Wyoming Seminary.

A Thesis in Electrical Engineering

April 15, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Ryan Pearson will be presenting his thesis defense in SLC224 on electrical engineering.

Yankee Candle Fundraiser Happening Now!

April 14, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The cheerleaders are gearing up for their 2015-2016 with a Yankee Candle Fundraiser.

Josie's Italian Ice Fundraiser

April 14, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Lambda Kappa Sigma will be hosting a fundraiser at Josie's Italian Ice on Wyoming Ave in Kingston.

Dr. Louise Berard's Retirement Celebration

April 14, 2015 | Today@wilkes

After 35 years of dedicated service to Wilkes University and to its students, Dr. Berard is retiring.

What Do I Say Now?

April 14, 2015 | Today@wilkes

This workshop will heighten awareness of how we use language consciously and unconsciously as a tool of social inclusion or exclusion, and for the establishment of relative social, economic, and racial status.

2015 Final Forum Lecture

April 14, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The 2015 Final Forum Lecture will be presented by Dr. Judith Kristeller.

Memory Books for Eddie

April 13, 2015 | Today@wilkes

If you wish to sign the Memory Books for Eddie Elgonitis and have not already had a chance to, please contact Caitlin in the Interfaith Office.

Meditation Session Today

April 13, 2015 | Today@wilkes

We will resume our regular meditation sessions again today, Monday, April 13th, at our usual time and place (4:45-5:30, the Kirby Salon in Kirby Hall).

Attention Nursing Students Entering 1st Clinical Nursing Course (NSG 210) in Fall of 2015

April 13, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Two informational meetings for all nursing students entering their first clinical nursing course (NSG 210) in the Fall of 2015 will be held on Tuesday, April 28th in the Clinical Nursing Simulation Center (CNSC).

University Family Campaign Kick-off Friday May 1st

April 13, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The University Family Campaign helps Wilkes students in countless ways each year including student scholarships, mentoring programs, Alternative Spring Break, student clubs and organizations, and much more. Join your fellow colleagues in making a gift to the campaign.

Wilkes Baseball Home Game

April 10, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes vs Manhattanville

2015 Final Forum Lecture

April 10, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The 2015 Final Forum Lecture will be presented by Dr. Judith Kristeller.

Bystander Trainer Applications Available

April 10, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Office of Student Affairs is currently accepting applications from students who are interested in serving as peer trainers in the Bystander Intervention program.

Hot Dogs on the Greenway!

April 09, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Celebrate spring and join the Student Veterans Council on Thursday, April 16th from 11-1 on the Greenway where they will be selling hot dogs for $2!

Dean of Education Candidate Interview_Dr. Mary Kropiewnicki

April 09, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Dean of the School of Education Search Committee is pleased to announce that Dr. Mary Kropiewnicki will interview for the position on Wednesday, April 15 and Thursday, April 16.

Campus Visit Feedback_Dr. Paul Reinert

April 09, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The search committee for the Dean of the School of Education thanks all who participated in the campus interviews for Dr. Paul Reinert on April 7.

Eddie Elgonitis to be Honored During Mailroom Dedication on April 17

April 08, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The University community is invited to a special ceremony to dedicate the mailroom in memory of our dear friend Edward Elgonitis Sr.

USAC Announcement

April 08, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The University Staff Advisory Committee (USAC) is currently accepting letters of interest to fill four open general committee member positions for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.

Vagina Monologues T-Shirts - Look Cool, Help Local Charities

April 08, 2015 | Today@wilkes

If you thought you missed your chance to become a proud owner of a custom designed Wilkes University Vagina Monologues 2015 T-shirt, think again!

Graduating Seniors Commencement Information

April 08, 2015 | Today@wilkes

A meeting will be held on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 11:15 a.m. in the Ballroom of the Henry Student Center.

Wilkes ASME Car Show - Customs, Classics, and Cruisers

April 08, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Wilkes University Student Chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) will be hosting their 9th Annual Customs, Classics, and Cruisers Car ShowDescription

Mock Rape Trial

April 07, 2015 | Today@wilkes

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, The Victim's Resource Center's Annual Mock will be held, this Wednesday..

Blood Drive and Organ Donor Registration TODAY!

April 07, 2015 | Today@wilkes

We will be holding a blood drive today in the Henry Student Center Lounge.

Customizable Wilkes Window Decals

April 07, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Wilkes University Swimming Teams are selling customizable window decals.

Please Encourage Students to Share Their Experience!

April 07, 2015 | Today@wilkes

This April, Wilkes undergraduate and pharmacy students will be participating in a student satisfaction survey called the Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI).

April Lunch n Learn - University College

April 02, 2015 | Today@wilkes

University College at Wilkes supports our students' success through comprehensive programs that integrate academic support with advising and career services.

Glow Run Volunteers Needed

April 02, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Second Annual Glow Run 5K will be held on Friday, April 17th at 10 p.m. starting at the UCOM building.

Milestone Years of Service Congratulations!

April 02, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Milestone years of service for April 2015!

Employee Update for April

April 02, 2015 | Today@wilkes

These are the new and leaving employees.

Time Sheet Reminder

April 01, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Time sheets are due.

Help Desk Closed During the Spring Holiday

April 01, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Help Desk will be closed for the Spring Holiday starting on Friday, April 3rd, 2015.

Melanie Kozak-King Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense

April 01, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Acting Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled TCK Transition to University in a Non-Fluent Language of Instruction by doctoral candidate Melanie Kozak-King.

Wyoming Seminary Tuition Reduction

April 01, 2015 | Today@wilkes

We are pleased to share that the University has recently solidified the continuation of our limited tuition reciprocity agreement with Wyoming Seminary.

Networking Event at Rodano's!

March 31, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Wilkes alumni office invites you to sharpen your professional skills and strengthen your personal brand at a networking event from 6-8pm on Thursday, April 9, at Rodano's.

Division III Week - Celebrating Wilkes Student-Athletes

March 31, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Division III Week is a positive opportunity for all individuals associated with a Division III institution to observe and celebrate the impact of athletics and of student-athletes on the campus and surrounding community.

Nursing NCLEX Team

March 31, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Wilkes University School of Nursing's NCLEX Challenge Team recently placed 2nd at the regional NCLEX Challenge competition.

Candidate Visit_Dean, School of Education

March 31, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Dean of the School of Education Search Committee is pleased to announce that Dr. Paul Reinert will visit campus on Monday, April 6 and Tuesday, April 7 for on campus interviews.

Charity Challenge

March 31, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Charity Challenge is a fun competition in which all participants compete against each other in several events.

Free Shirts at Women's Rival Lacrosse Game

March 31, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Student government's Spirit Committee will be giving out free shirts to the first 150 people at the women's lacrosse game against King's.

2015-16 Open House Presenter Response Requested

March 31, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Please email our Admissions office directly at admissionsopenhouse@wilkes.edu with the faculty/staff member(s) who will represent your department on each Open House date (excluding VIP Day).

Cholesterol Screening-Health Fair

March 30, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Cholesterol Results that were taken at the Health Fair are back.

And the Winner of Merit Madness Is...

March 30, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Remember to look for more Merit Monday features on Wilkes' Facebook and Twitter pages and to follow your fellow Colonels' achievements at http://wilkes.meritpages.com/.

Lenten Reconciliation Service

March 30, 2015 | Today@wilkes

St. Nicholas Parish will be holding a Lenten Reconciliation (Penance) at the Parish.

PBL Bake Sale for March of Dimes

March 30, 2015 | Today@wilkes

All proceeds go to the March of Dimes.

Meditation Session Today

March 30, 2015 | Today@wilkes

We will meet today, Monday, March 16th, at our regular time and place (4:45-5:30, the Kirby Salon in Kirby Hall).

ON BEHALF OF PAUL ADAMS - Dean of Education Candidate Open Forum

March 30, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The first candidate for the Dean of Education position will be on campus on Tuesday, April 7th.

Open Forum Invitation

March 27, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee will hold a hearing regarding Education Funding in the state of PA.

Merit Madness Grand Prize Entrants

March 27, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Thank you everyone who participated in the Merit Madness competition.

Wilkes Baseball Home Games

March 27, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Come out and support your Wilkes baseball team!

Tennis Team Pink Day

March 27, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The tennis team is having a Pink Day to fundraise for breast cancer.

2015-2016 Updated Undergraduate Open House Dates

March 26, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Below are the 2015-2016 revised Undergraduate Admissions Open House Dates.

Bake Sale for the American Foundation for Suicide

March 26, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Help support The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention whilst enjoying scrumptious baked goods!

Poetry In Transit 2015: Call For Poems

March 26, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Poetry In Transit, an award-winning community program, invites your participation.

Barnes and Noble University Bookstore BOGO T-Shirt Sale

March 26, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Barnes and Noble University bookstore is having a sale on all tees.

Merit Madness Ends at Midnight!

March 26, 2015 | Today@wilkes

You have until midnight to share the Merit Monday feature!

2015-2016 Housing and Dining Contract now LIVE

March 26, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The 2015-2016 Housing and Dining contract is now live.

We Need YOU to Help at the Sophomore Midnight Breakfast

March 25, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Office of Student Development is looking for a few faculty/staff members to serve at our Sophomore Year Experience Program Midnight Breakfast on Saturday, April 18th.

Eyebrow Threading and Henna Tattoos

March 25, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Indian Cultural Association will be hosting a eyebrow threading and henna tattoo fundraiser.

ATTENTION STUDENTS PLANNING TO GRADUATE IN MAY 2015

March 24, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Any level student planning on completing their degree requirements and graduating on May 16th MUST be registered for GRD 000 and have their completed graduation paperwork turned into the Student Services Center no later than April 15, 2015.

Free STD/STI Testing

March 24, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Free STD/STI testing on campus.

Business Employers at Sidhu School Thursday

March 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Jay S. Sidhu School of Business and Leadership and Wilkes University Career Services are pleased to present "Work Your Way Up--Business Careers."

Financing your Legal Education

March 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Want to go to law school but don't know how to pay for it?

Who Will Meet Him on His Way?

March 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Lenten Soup and Scripture Series "The People Jesus Met on His Way to Calvary" will continue.

Final Week for Merit Madness

March 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Merit Madness ends this Friday.

MSC Talent Show

March 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Come support your fellow students showcasing their wide array of talents!

Psych Club--Spring Lollipop Sale

March 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Wilkes University Psychology Club will be selling homemade lollipops in the Henry Student Center.

Copyright Class at Farley Library

March 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Farley Library will be offering copyright sessions that focus on copyright compliance for online education environments.

Wilkes University MBA Long Sleeve T-Shirts

March 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

It's still cold outside, so why not get a Wilkes University MBA Long Sleeve T-Shirt?

Gardner Educational Forum Series Presents Judge Max Rosenn: A Man for All Seasons

March 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

All events are free and open to the public.

10th Week Withdrawal Reminder

March 20, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Friday, March 27th marks the end of the tenth week of the Spring semester, and the end of the Withdrawal Period using the current drop slip that requires the signed approval of a student's advisor and the course instructor.

First Finalists for Merit Madness Grand Prize -- Is it YOU?

March 19, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Stay tuned to see if you are selected for the grand prize drawing in Merit Madness!

3 Day Hat Sale

March 19, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Barnes & Noble university bookstore is having a sale.

Ringling Brothers Ticket Sales

March 19, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Gold Bar Club will be selling tickets to the Mohegan Sun Arena, Ringling Brothers Circus event.

TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling Sessions

March 19, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Individual counseling sessions at no cost to you.

Relay for Life: Remember

March 19, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Relay for Life of Wilkes University, sponsored by Colleges Against Cancer would like for you to join us in remembering those who have lost their battle to cancer.

Dorinda McHenry's Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense

March 19, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Acting Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled Generational Post-Secondary Aspirations and Career Expectations of Females from one Rural Family in a Rural School by doctoral candidate Dorinda McHenry.

Are you leaving $200 in prizes on the table?

March 18, 2015 | Today@wilkes

#MeritMadness ends March 27.

Volunteers Needed for Adventures in Science 2015

March 18, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Adventures in Science is a program dedicated to increase the interest in and enthusiasm for science that fifth grade students typically have through a series of hand-on laboratories, as well as scientific demonstrations.

Biology Club Presents: Fear Factor (*Participants Still Needed*)

March 18, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Do you think you have what it takes to conquer your greatest fears?

Lost Tablet

March 18, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Google Nexus 7 tablet with black & white case, last seen in Breiseth 316.

Glow Run

March 18, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The "Just Glow With It" glow run 5K will take place Friday, April 17 at 10pm starting at the UCOM building.

Chemistry Department Presents Guest Speaker Dr. Timothy Strein

March 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Wilkes University Chemistry Department will present guest speaker Dr. Timothy Strein from Bucknell University.

St. Patricks Day Themed Global Coffee Hour

March 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Join the Center for Global Education and Diversity for a St. Patrick's Day themed Global Coffee Hour.

Drs. Robert and Judy Gardner Educational Forum Series

March 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Educators can earn Act 48 credit for attending.

"Gas Pipelines in Northeastern Pennsylvania: Challenges and Solutions" Panel Discussion

March 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The debate about constructing gas pipelines in Pennsylvania - often a heated issue locally and regionally - receives a balanced treatment in a panel discussion planned for Thursday, March 19 at Wilkes University.

Health and Wellness Fair

March 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes University will host a Health & Wellness fair sponsored by: Health and Wellness Services and BACCHUS.

Enter Merit Madness - Win A $200 Prize Package!

March 16, 2015 | Today@wilkes

#MeritMadness continues into Week 2. Watch for the Merit Monday feature on Wilkes' Facebook and Twitter pages.

ACS Study Guides on Sale for General and Organic Chemistry Final

March 16, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Chemistry Club will be selling the ACS study guides for the general and organic chemistry final.

Spanish Student Registration Guidelines

March 16, 2015 | Today@wilkes

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

Meditation Session Today

March 16, 2015 | Today@wilkes

We will continue practicing today Monday, March 16th, at our regular time and place (4:45-5:30, the Kirby Salon in Kirby Hall).

Northeast Highway Safety DUI Education

March 13, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Northeast Highway Safety will have an DUI Educational table with the fatal vision goggles.

Stephen Tillman Short Story Published

March 13, 2015 | Today@wilkes

A mystery short story written by Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, Stephen Tillman, was accepted for publication in the on-line journal Mysterical-E.

Free Country Line Dancing/Two Step Dance Lesson Tonight!

March 13, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Come out to a free country line dancing class by student development!

Career Planning for Jrs. & Seniors Offered

March 13, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Juniors and seniors should join this one credit elective class.

Spring Writers Series Presents Lynn Emanuel

March 13, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The English Department's Spring Writers Series, sponsored by the Allan Hamilton Dickson Fund, announces author Lynn Emanuel coming to campus.

March Faculty Forum

March 13, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Forum provides a regular occasion to informally gather and learn about the scholarly and research activities that your faculty colleagues are pursuing.

Thomas Robert Landon's Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense

March 13, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Acting Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled An Examination of College Characteristics: The Relationship between Prospective and Current College Students' Perceptions by doctoral candidate Thomas Robert Landon.

Announcing The #MeritMadness Prize Package!

March 12, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Wilkes University Marketing Communications Department wants you to go mad.

Relay for Heat This Saturday

March 12, 2015 | Today@wilkes

On Saturday, March 14 the Wilkes Running Club will hold our annual 100 mile "Relay for Heat" to help local families pay their heating bills.

Arcadia Chorale to present 30th Annual NEPA Bach Festival

March 12, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Arcadia Chorale will present the 30th Annual NEPA Bach Festival.

Jolene Barron's Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Dissertation Defense

March 12, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Acting Dean of the School of Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership announce the defense of the dissertation entitled An Examination of Parent Perspectives Regarding the Influence of Speech-Generating Devices (SGD's) on Family Life by doctoral candidate Jolene Barron.

Faculty Kudos-Vijay K. Arora

March 11, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Professor Dr. Vijay K. Arora, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics, was Chief Guest and Keynote Speaker at the International Conference on Networks, Electronics, Communication and Control, at Cape Institute of Technology in Kanya Kumari, India.

HSC/ICA Holi Garba on March 14th

March 11, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Indian Cultural Association and Hindu Spirituality Club will be hosting an annual Holi Garba.

Gambini's Sunday Supper is Back!

March 11, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes Dining Services at Gambini's from 4pm to 7pm on Sunday March 15th.

Stroke Prevention and Thyroid Screening

March 11, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The thyroid screening will consist of looking at the thyroid gland using ultrasound.

Blood Drive

March 11, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Health Sciences Pre-Professional Society is sponsoring a blood drive for Geisinger Wyoming Valley in the first floor lounge of the Henry Student Center.

Book Talk with Dr. Edward Bednarz

March 11, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Come and share in a discussion with Wilkes' very own author, Dr. Edward Bednarz, about his book "The Journey to Discover the Meaning of Life."

Gambini's Sunday Supper is Back!

March 10, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes Dining Services at Gambini's from 4pm to 7pm on Sunday March 15th.

Wilkes Candidate for Leadership Wilkes-Barre, 2015-16

March 10, 2015 | Today@wilkes

A committee comprised of the University's Leadership Wilkes-Barre alumni will select a nominee from the University for Leadership's 2015/16 class.

Hot Yoga

March 10, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes Adventure Ed invites you to do Hot Yoga at Melt Hot Yoga studio Tuesdays for a one hour yoga class.

Relay for Heat!

March 10, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Wilkes University Running Club will hold its 11th annual Relay for Heat to raise funds to help the Commission for Economic Opportunity (CEO) assist local families in need with heating costs.

Wilkes Dining Services St. Patrick's Day Celebration

March 10, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Come to Henry's for authentic Irish food and music!

Meditation Resumes Today

March 09, 2015 | Today@wilkes

We meet today at our regular time and place in Kirby Hall.

Merit Madness Is Here!

March 09, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Wilkes Marketing Communications Department wants you to go mad!

Relay for Life Celebration

March 09, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Join the Relay for Life of Wilkes University to help us celebrate the loved ones who have succeeded in their fight.

Fall & Summer Registration Begins Soon

March 06, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Fall & Summer 2015 Registration begins March 16, 2015.

Employee Update for March

March 06, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Employee Update for March

Fax Number for Payroll

March 05, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The fax number for payroll has changed.

Mid-Term Grades Available

March 03, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Mid-term grades are available to all pharmacy and undergraduate students.

Student Services Closing Early on March 4th

March 03, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Student Services Center will be closing for an Enrollment Services Division meeting.

No Meditation Session Today

March 02, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Because of Spring Break we will not be practicing together today.

Faculty Kudos

March 02, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Dr. Anthony L. Liuzzo had his article appear in the March 2015 edition of In Business Magazine.

Lunch 'n Learn: The Controller's Office

March 02, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Do you ever wonder what the finance professionals in the Controllers' office do with all that information they process and have access to?

Milestone Years of Service Congratulations

March 02, 2015 | Today@wilkes

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

Staff & Faculty Volunteers for Pharmacy Role Play

March 02, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The School of Pharmacy is seeking volunteers from Wilkes University staff and faculty to help facilitate role play scenarios with professional pharmacy students.

Driveway Closed Between 245 S River St and Ross Hall

February 27, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Driveway closed between 245 S River St and Ross Hall for the next week.

Movie "Smokin Fish" Rescheduled

February 27, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Native American culture film shows the importance of family values, tradition and personal struggle.

Allan P. Kirby Center Grand Opening

February 27, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise & Entrepreneurship is planning a grand opening event for the Wilkes Enterprise Center.

Who Will Play This Year's Spring Concert?

February 27, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Watch the video to reveal this year's very special spring concert guests!

Yankee Candle Fundraiser UPDATE

February 26, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Our Colleges Against Cancer team has been hard at work to raise funds and provide cancer education here at Wilkes.

Friends and Family Day

February 26, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Friends and Family Day coupons for Big Lots.

BACCHUS Safe Spring Break

February 26, 2015 | Today@wilkes

BACCHUS is wishing everyone a Safe Spring Break by hosting a table in the Henry Student Center.

Open Forum to discuss General Education Outcomes

February 25, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The General Education Committee will host an open forum to discuss the draft revised General Education Outcomes.

Jim Rodechko Discusses His Book "The Old Boys Club"

February 24, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Join Jim Rodechko at the Osterhout Free Library as he discusses his book, "The Old Boys Club."

UN at Wilkes University Presents Emily Pasnak-Lapchick

February 24, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The global perspectives of the United Nations come to Wilkes University. Presented in partnership with the Higher Education Alliance for the United Nations. Our keynote speaker will be Emily Pasnak-Lapchick.

12th Annual C.A.S.U.A.L. Day

February 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is a local, non-profit organization working to ease the burden of cancer in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Meditation Today

February 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

We will meet in the Kirby Salon for our regular session of practice in basic sitting and walking meditation.

Microsoft Discounts for Wilkes Students, Faculty, and Staff

February 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes has partnered with JourneyEd.com to provide you with the ability to purchase Microsoft software at a significant discount.

First Year Student Summer Orientation

February 20, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Save-the-Date! First Year Student Summer Orientation!

Today's Faculty Forum

February 20, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Faculty members are encouraged to attend today's Faculty Forum in the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

The Lenten Soup and Scripture Series

February 20, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Lenten Soup and Scripture Series will begin on Monday, February 23rd.

STI/STD Testing

February 20, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Free and confidential STI/STD testing in Wilkes University Health and Wellness Center's Passan Hall.

Fitness for Faith Fundraiser in UCOM

February 19, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Fitness for Faith Fundraiser in UCOM

UN Lecture Series Presents: Emily Pasnak-Lapchick

February 18, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The UN Lecture Series at Wilkes University and the Humpty Dumpty Institute presents guest speaker Emily Pasnak-Lapchick.

IRHC Trivia Game

February 18, 2015 | Today@wilkes

IRHC will be hosting a game of Trivia Crack in the Henry Student Center Lounge.

Chinese New Year Celebration

February 18, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Asian Cultural Society will be holding our annual Chinese New Year Celebration in the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

Wilkes University Education Club Tumblers

February 18, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Wilkes University Education Club will be selling Tumblers in the Henry Student Center.

The Great American Trailer Park Musical

February 18, 2015 | Today@wilkes

South Park meets Desperate Housewives in this big hearted musical comedy with a cheeky script and an infectious score.

D.I.V.E Diversity Certificate

February 18, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Through the D.I.V.E. pro certificate program, faculty and staff are recognized for their commitment to fostering diversity.

Social & Public Service Career Day

February 18, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Information tables and staff from nearly 30 agencies will be available to you.

Department of Pharmaceutical Science Seminar

February 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Advances in Sepsis Diagnosis Laboratory Support for Antimicrobial Stewardship presented by Dr. Donna M. Wolk.

Wilkes University Chemistry Department Presents Guest Speaker Dr. Kate Plass

February 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes University Chemistry Department presents Dr. Kate Plass.

February Faculty Forum

February 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Forum provides a regular occasion to informally gather and learn about the scholarly and research activities that your faculty colleagues are pursuing.

Employee Update for February

February 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Employee Update for February

Lenten Busy Person's Retreat

February 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Campus Interfaith will once again be running it's Lenten Busy Person's Retreat.

Ash Wednesday Services

February 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Ash Wednesday services on February 18th, 2015.

The Kaplan Nurse Entrance Test

February 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Kaplan Nurse Entrance Test is being offered by the School of Nursing.

Valentines Global Coffee Hour

February 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Love is still in the air!

Criminology/Sociology Club Fundraiser

February 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Criminology/Sociology Club is selling t-shirts in the Henry Student Center.

Zebra Communications Honored for Fundraising by the Salvation Army

February 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Zebra Communications Honored for Fundraising by the Salvation Army.

Free Ballroom Dancing Classes

February 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Free Ballroom Dancing Classes in the Ballroom.

Wilkes St. Patrick's Day T-Shirts

February 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The cheerleaders will be selling St. Patrick's Day T-shirts in the Henry Student Center.

Colleges Against Cancer Fundraiser

February 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Please join Colleges Against Cancer in raising awareness of the impact of cancer on our campus.

Educational Forum Series Event

February 17, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Drs. Robert S. and Judith A. Gardner Educational Forum Series at Wilkes University will host "Preparing Our Students for Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)" in the Arnaud Marts Sports and Conference Center.

MSC Black History Month Poetry Slam

February 16, 2015 | Today@wilkes

MSC will be hosting a Black History Month inspired Poetry Slam

Faculty Kudos: Anthony L. Liuzzo, J.D., Ph.D.

February 16, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Anthony L. Liuzzo, J.D., Ph.D., Director of Arizona Business Programs and Professor of Business and Economics, has just had his eighth book appear in print.

Meditation Today

February 16, 2015 | Today@wilkes

We plan to meet in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) from to practice basic sitting and walking meditation in the Buddhist tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh.

WBRE Pharmacy and Health Fair Broadcast

February 13, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes pharmacy students will be featured on WBRE's morning news.

Girl Scout Cookie Sale

February 13, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Stop by the Henry Student Center to purchase delicious girl scout cookies.

Alternative Spring Break Chocolate Fondue

February 12, 2015 | Today@wilkes

"I'm Very Fondue of You" Chocolate Bar befitting the Alternative Spring Break program will be held in the Henry Student Center.

BACCHUS Valentine's Day Table

February 12, 2015 | Today@wilkes

BACCHUS will be having a table in recognition of National Sexual Responsibility Week.

Adventures in Reading Registration and Permission Forms

February 12, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Registration and permission forms are due by Friday, February 13, 2015, for the Wilkes University Adventures in Reading program.

Exclusive Wilkes University Fleece Jackets

February 11, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes University now has fleece jackets!

World War I at 100

February 11, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Contemporary History Project at Wilkes University is pleased to announce a special lecture and discussion with Jesse Tumblin.

Color Changing Mood Cups

February 11, 2015 | Today@wilkes

IME team "Top Shelf" is selling color-changing mood cups.

Rescheduled Special Guest Speaker Adam Nordfors

February 11, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes University Environmental Engineering & Earth Science Department present special guest speaker Adam Nordfors.

Milestone Years of Service

February 11, 2015 | Today@wilkes

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

Legendary Sales Selling Scarves

February 11, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Legendary Sales from Wilkes University's BA152 course are selling infinity and wrap around scarves.

Ski Club Sugar Waffles

February 11, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Ski and Snowboard Club are back again to sell awesome Vermont sugar waffles.

Valentine's Day Bake Sale

February 10, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Valentine's Day bake sale in the Henry Student Center today.

The Vagina Monologues

February 09, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes University will host two performances of the award-winning play The Vagina Monologues.

Allan Hamilton Dickson Spring Writers Series

February 09, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The English Department presents the first event in this semester's Allan Hamilton Dickson Spring Writers Series.

Winter Along the River

February 09, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Winter Along the River Event on 2/15.

President Leahy On WYOU/WBRE

February 06, 2015 | Today@wilkes

President Patrick Leahy will appear with Pennsylvania state Sen. John Yudichak as guests on the public affairs program Newsmakers this Sunday, Feb. 8.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention-Bake Sale

February 06, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Bake sale being held for suicide prevention.

Kaltura MediaSpace

February 06, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Kaltura MediaSpace launched in Summer 14 as the latest media tool available to faculty and their students.

Spring '15 eLearning Newsletter

February 06, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Newsletter for eLearning.

eLearning Trainings

February 06, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Attend the series of eLearning training sessions being held!

Singing Valentines

February 06, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Wilkes University choir will be selling Singing Valentines.

Meditation Today

February 06, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Join us today, February 6th, in the Kirby Salon to practice basic sitting and walking meditation in the Buddhist tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh.

Soul Food Wednesday in Honor of Black History Month

February 06, 2015 | Today@wilkes

In honor of Black History Month, Dining Services, The Office of Diversity and MSC are Bring The Wilkes Community "Soul Food Wednesday."

Wilkes Marketing Club Hosts "Pink Out" Basketball Game

February 06, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes Marketing Club is selling "Pink Out" shirts for the Girls and Boys basketball teams to support breast cancer research.

Wilkes Holds Veterans Appreciation Day

February 06, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes will say thank you to men and women who have served in the military when a Veterans Appreciation Day is held tomorrow at the men's and women's basketball games.

Mardi Gras Celebration

February 06, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Join Wilkes Dining Services in celebrating an authentic Mardi Gras.

Pharmacy College Admission Test

February 06, 2015 | Today@wilkes

All Guaranteed Pre-pharmacy Freshmen students hoping to start the Professional Pharmacy Program in Fall 2016 and all Wilkes students interested in applying to the Professional Pharmacy Program for Fall 2016 must complete the Pharmacy College Admission Test.

Coffee Social

February 06, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Join us for a "sweet" coffee social in the Henry Student Center Lounge.

Greeting Cards for Veterans

February 06, 2015 | Today@wilkes

As part of National Salute to Veteran Patients week, the Student Veterans Council will be sponsoring a table in the Henry Student Center for students to make greeting cards for veterans.

Video Link for Eddie Elgonitis Memorial Service

February 05, 2015 | Today@wilkes

A link has been established to the video of the memorial service for Eddie Elgonitis.

IT Lunch and Learn

February 05, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Please join us for the next installment of the Lunch & Learn Information series on Tuesday, February 13th.

Free T-Shirts for Blood Donors

February 05, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes Univeristy blood drive this Thursday - free T-shirts for all donors.

Alternative Spring Break Empanadas-Turnovers

February 05, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Fundraiser selling empanadas and turnovers for alternative spring break.

Colonel Sales Selling Sweatpants

February 05, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes University Sweatpants are being sold as a part of the business program.

Chemistry Club Bake Sale Today

February 04, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Chemistry Club is holding a bake sale in the Henry Student Center today during club hours.

PPA Bake Sale Fundraiser

February 04, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association (PPA) is holding a bake sale in SLC Lobby on Thursday, February 5th.

PBL Soda Tab Collection

February 04, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes PBL will be doing soda tab collection for donation.

Dorothy Dickson Darte Center Driveway Closed

February 04, 2015 | Today@wilkes

On Thursday February 5th from 7:00am until approximately noon, the driveway and entrance behind DDD will be closed.

Multicultural Awards Nominations are Open

February 04, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Multicultural Awards is your opportunity to recognize those people at Wilkes who have helped you take advantage of the opportunities at Wilkes.

Farley Library eBook Survey

February 04, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Farley Library invites students and faculty of Wilkes University to participate in our eBook Usage Survey.

School Supplies for Less Fortunate Students

February 04, 2015 | Today@wilkes

We are hosting a school supply drive where we are collecting school supplies and books for the students of Costa Rica.

Early Alert Ready for Use

February 03, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Undergraduate professors are reminded to take advantage of the Wilkes Early Alert to support student success and engagement in the learning process.

Sunday Services Before the Super Bowl

January 30, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Please join us for our "Super Prayer" before the Super Bowl.

Tax Form 1098-T Tuition Statement is Now Available

January 30, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Student Tax Form 1098-T Tuition Statement is now available online.

Rescheduled Guest Speaker Adam Nordfors

January 30, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Nordfors' environmental design, energy flow in landscapes, featuring the Bowman's Creek restoration project.

Wilkes Swim Meet

January 29, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Come support the Wilkes swim team for their next match at King's College.

Milestone Years of Service Congratulations

January 27, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Congratulations to the employees who are celebrating a milestone year of service at Wilkes University!

SWB RailRiders Tickets Fundraiser for Cheerleading

January 27, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Wilkes University cheerleaders are selling field-level reserved tickets for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders baseball game.

STI/STD Testing

January 27, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Free and confidential STI/STD testing.

Graduate School Testing Strategies Seminar

January 27, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Learn the latest about a variety of examinations for Graduate & Professional Schools.

Humpty Dumpty Institute's Higher Education Alliance for the United Nations

January 27, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The global perspectives of the United Nations come to Wilkes University with keynote speaker Dr. Padmini Murthy, Global Health Director at the New York Medical College.

Abbreviated Package Deliveries Today

January 26, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The afternoon package & freight delivery route will only include perishable and specifically dated items.

International Dessert Appreciation Coffee Hour

January 26, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Center for Global Education and Diversity cordially invites Faculty and Staff to an International Dessert Appreciation Coffee Hour.

Alternative Spring Break Pasta Dinner

January 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Annual Alternative Spring Break Pasta Dinner will take place Thursday, January 29th from 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm in the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

Meditation Sessions Begin Monday

January 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Join us Monday, January 26th in the Kirby Salon (first floor of Kirby Hall) as we begin our meditation sessions for this semester.

Memorial Service for Edward Elgonitis

January 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

A memorial service will be held to remember Eddie on Thursday, January 29, at 11:15 AM in the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

Blood Drive

January 23, 2015 | Today@wilkes

During this holiday season give something that means something- the gift of life.

Adventures in Reading Program at Wilkes to Begin on February 18, 2015

January 22, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Wilkes University School of Education is once again sponsoring Adventures in Reading, an after-school reading program for children in grades Pre-K through five.

Art & Tea with Student Development! $15 This Friday Night!

January 22, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Come join Student Development in an Art & Tea Night where you will paint a canvas while sipping tea.

APhA Pretzel Sale

January 22, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Wilkes University's American Pharmacist's Association Chapter will be selling soft pretzels as a fundraiser.

Financing Your Legal Education

January 21, 2015 | Today@wilkes

If you have any interest in attending law school, financing it will be a major concern to you. Please attend!

TREC Award Nominations for Faculty and Staff

January 21, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Teacher Recognition and Effectiveness Committee (TREC) is currently accepting nominations for all faculty and staff awards.

Open Grief Session

January 21, 2015 | Today@wilkes

In compassionate consideration of the recent losses we have experienced on campus, Campus Counseling/Health and Wellness Services will be offering an Open Grief Counseling Session.

Global Coffee Hour!

January 21, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Please join the Center for Global Education and Diversity for our first Global Coffee Hour of the Spring.

2014 W-2's Are NOW Available on Employee Self-Service

January 21, 2015 | Today@wilkes

2014 W-2's Are NOW Available on Employee Self-Service. Original copies will be mailed on Friday, January 23, 2015.

Mandatory Internship Meeting

January 21, 2015 | Today@wilkes

All students who will be earning academic credits for spring 2015 internships must attend the Introductory meeting with Sharon Castano.

Seeking Nominations for the Outstanding Adult Learner

January 21, 2015 | Today@wilkes

If you know a deserving adult learner, please email the student's name along with two paragraphs explaining why the student is deserving of the award to amy.terkowski@wilkes.edu .

White Out

January 19, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Wilkes vs Kings White Out on January 28th

Employee Update

January 19, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

New and Departing Employees

Graduation Paperwork Due for Undergraduates

January 19, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Please Complete Paperwork ASAP

Wireless Outage

January 19, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Brief Service Interruption on January 22nd

Sordoni Opening Reception

January 19, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Artist Dale Threlkeld to Attend Opening Reception

Sordoni Exhibition

January 19, 2015 | Today@Wilkes

Exhibition Opens January 27th

REMINDER - Faculty Forum Today

January 16, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Faculty members are encouraged to attend today's Faculty Forum.

Kaplan NCLEX Nurse Entrance Test to be Given

January 16, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Kaplan NCLEX Nurse Entrance Test to be Given to Freshman Nursing Students.

Sexual Jeopardy Program

January 16, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The BACCHUS Club is sponsoring a program called "Sexual Jeopardy" on Tuesday, February 3rd and is seeking participants.

Guest Speaker Adam Nordfors - Presentation on Energy Flow in Landscapes Featuring Bowman's Creek Restoration

January 16, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Adam Nordfors will be discussing the Bowman's Creek Restoration Project.

New Year, New Alumni Web Design

January 16, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Check out the new Wilkes alumni website!

Wish the Wilkes University Cheerleaders "Good Luck" on their Way to the UCA College National Championship Competition This Weekend! (Also, Thank You To Those Who Have Supported Us Along The Way!)

January 15, 2015 | Today@wilkes

If you see one of the Wilkes Cheerleaders today, be sure to wish them luck on their trip to the UCA College National Championship Competition this weekend!

January Faculty Forum, Friday, January 16th

January 14, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Join us Friday, January 16th at 4:00 pm for presentations by Dr. Mia Briceno and Dr. Morgan Clevenger.

Henry Student Center Room and Student Government Reservation Changes

January 13, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Tiffany Stacy is the newest member of Student Development and will now be in charge of all Henry Student Center Room and Student Government Reservations.

Limited Number of Flu Shots Still Available

January 13, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Wilkes University Health & Wellness Department still has a few flu shots available if anyone is interested in receiving one.

Recent Job Posting Announcements

January 12, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Current job openings at Wilkes.

Faculty Forums - Save the Dates

January 12, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Spring Semester Faculty Forums will be held the third Friday during the months of January, February and March.

ObamaCare Sign-Up Assistance at Wilkes University Saturday, January 17th

January 12, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Pharmacy students from Wilkes University, in cooperation with the Advocacy Alliance, will offer an outreach session to assist community members learn about and sign up for the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare") on Saturday, January 17, 2015 from 10 AM to 3 PM at Wilkes University.

Tuesday Lunch 'n Learns Are Back

January 06, 2015 | Today@wilkes

The Division of Biology and Health Sciences who will share their experiences in preparing our students for advanced programs in medicine, science, and other professional programs and update us about their exciting research and recognition.

Conservatory Piano Recital

January 06, 2015 | Today@wilkes

There will be a Wilkes Conservatory piano recital featuring Sienna Marie Tabron on Saturday, January 10th at 3 p.m.

Adult Learner Award Nominations

January 06, 2015 | Today@wilkes

Seeking nominations for the Outstanding Adult Learner.

Timesheets Reminder

January 05, 2015 | Today@wilkes

ALL Timesheets Due in Payroll.

 


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