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Wilkes University Co-Curriculars

Communications is currently one of the largest

academic majors in the nation. Wilkes University’s student-centered undergraduate degree in Communication Studies emphasizes excellence in professional skills, ethical standards, and hands-on experience expected of tomorrow’s communication leaders.

Wilkes University Radio

WCLH-FM delivers 175 watts of modern rock, alternative, and metal music to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton/Hazleton area of northeastern Pennsylvania on 90.7 FM.

Find Your Voice

The Beacon Student Newspaper
The Beacon staff is comprised of Wilkes University students who are advised by a full-time faculty member of the Communication Studies Department.

Shelburne Television Center (Channel 97 Cable Station)
The Thomas P. Shelburne Telecommunications Center educates young media professionals and provides services to the local community by managing and programming educational-access cable channel 97 for Service Electric Cable, Wilkes-Barre, and one closed-circuit channel.

90.7 WCLH-FM Radio Station
WCLH is an independent, specialty programming radio station operated by Wilkes students. Our programming, which changes each semester, consists of hardworking underground bands that are not part of mainstream radio.

Zebra Communications (Student-run PR Agency)
Zebra Communications is a student-run, full-service public relations agency of a different stripe. Zebra Communications is staffed by 30 undergraduate advanced public relations students.

Speech and Debate Teams
The Speech Team meets Tuesdays during club hours from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Capin 103.
The Debate Team meets Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Fenner Hall.


Take a look at our programs, or get in touch with us for more information!

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