Our faculty and staff are committed to your success.
On a summer day, Neha Metgud could stop by a lab to oversee DNA extraction or learn how to build robots. She may visit local restaurants to request donations of pizza or ice cream. She might even come up with a few surprises for a carnival-themed graduation ceremony.
Amad Alazmi ’21 has a passion for the management of water, and he plans on bringing the knowledge he’s gained as a student in Wilkes University’s Environmental Engineering program back to help his home country of Kuwait.
For senior Jessica Turnitza, her most impactful lesson at Wilkes University came from a change in plans. After graduating from Pottsville Area High School, Turnitza chose Wilkes to pursue three of her passions: nursing, swimming and Air Force ROTC. She was heartbroken when a medical disqualification ended her military aspirations. Then a former major told her, “Either find a way or make a way.”
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I was able to stay heavily involved in activities within and outside of pharmacy school. It is a very close-knit community, and my professors were always there when I needed help.Lauren Hertzog ’20, PharmD | Lieutenant and Pharmacist, U.S. Public Health Service
No matter what title someone held, they were always full of a bounty of knowledge that would help to guide you in one direction or another.Seth Platukas '20 - Secondary Science and Career Technology Teacher
I am so thankful for the never-ending support from faculty and administrators and all the amazing opportunities that they have provided for me.Francesca Varela-Seri '20 - Neuroscience and Psychology
Wilkes University is an inclusive learning environment committed to increasing access to higher education. We create opportunities for the dialogues that increase diversity awareness. We embrace and celebrate diverse backgrounds and perspectives which strengthen and enrich our campus and our community.