Wilkes University

Virtual Accepted Student Week

Wilkes University students studying online in residence hall dorm room

Accepted students, we want to give you a special welcome into our family of Colonels!

Each session is designed exclusively for you and your family to try Wilkes blue and gold on for size! 

Blue and Gold Day

Meet the Newest Colonels!

Show off your Colonel spirit! On Blue and Gold Day, June 1, the entire Wilkes University family — students, faculty, staff and alumni — celebrated YOU, our incoming class, by wearing school colors and painting social media blue and gold. View a sampling in the video at left, and post  your own selfie with the hashtag #wilkesu.

May Sessions

We are Colonels - Hear from Current Students and Ambassadors

Orientation - Schedules, E-Mentors and FUN oh my!


Dr. Robert Taylor, Faculty of Practice/Chair of Engineering, talks about all of the options available for engineering students at Wilkes University.

School of Education

Education professors discuss the benefits of attending Wilkes University's School of Education.

Nesbitt School of Pharmacy

Dr. Judith DeLuca, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice gives her presentation, "How to Fix a Broken Heart."

Jay S. Sidhu School of Business and Leadership

Professor Ruth Hughes discusses the programs and benefits of the Sidhu School of Business at Wilkes University.

Hospitality Leadership

Faculty and students from the Sidhu School of Business at Wilkes University discuss the Hospitality Leadership major and minor, and the opportunities that await in the hospitality and tourism industries.

Digital Design and Media Art (DDMA)

The DDMA professors discuss the benefits of the Digital Design and Media Art program at Wilkes.

Financing your Wilkes education post COVID-19

Residence Life - Living on Campus as a Colonel

Adventure Education and Student Activities


Student Health & Wellness & Campus Safety - YOU'RE our #1 Priority

Wilkes into the Future

April Sessions

Virtual Accepted Student Week Kickoff

Interim President Dr. Paul S. Adams
Vice President of Enrollment Kishan Zuber

Admissions — Next Steps to YOUR Future

Admissions Counselors Ian Schreffler and Cierra Steele

Orientation — Schedules, E-mentors and FUN, Oh My!

Director of Student Development Missy Howells

Financial Aid — What's Next?

Executive Director of Financial Aid Jane Dessoye
Associate Director of Financial Aid Christy Snedeker

Engineering Your Future at Wilkes — Electrical Engineering and Physics

Bob Taylor

Digital Design and Media Art - Wilkes Can Help With That

Eric Ruggiero and Lisa Reynolds

Environmental Engineering and Earth Science at Wilkes

Marleen Troy and Julie McMonagle

Pharmacists of the Future — Nesbitt School of Pharmacy

Scott Stolte and Julie Olenak

Video coming soon.

How Do You Spell Nursing? W I L K E S

Susan Malkemes

Video coming soon.

You + Wilkes = Mathematics

John Harrison and Barbara Bracken

Video coming soon.

Business NOT as Usual — What Makes Our Business Programs Unique

Dr. Woojun Lee

English at Wilkes — Programs and Outcomes

Chad Stanley

Video coming soon.

Colonel Chemistry is Not Your Ordinary Chemistry

Amy Bradley

Video coming soon.

You're Our Future Educators — Hear from the School of Education

Suzanne Galella

Video coming soon.

Political Science and Pre-law

Kyle Kreider

Engineering Your Future at Wilkes — Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management

Henry Castejon and Lisa Colavitti

Please view the presentation document.

Criminology and Colonels Go Hand in Hand

Andrew Wilczak

Performing Arts to Perfecting Your Future

Joe Dawson and Jon Liebetrau

Video coming soon.

Biology and More — Research, Lab Techniques and Pre-med

Kenneth Klemow


All About Psychology

Robert Bohlander

Video coming soon.

Residence Life — Living on Campus as a Colonel

Ray Fedora

Video coming soon.

Student Life — Career Development, Student Clubs and Much More

Sharon Castano and Carol Bosack Kosek

Video coming soon.

Student Health and Wellness and Campus Safety: You're Our #1 Priority

Mark Allen

The Life of a Colonel — What It's Like To Be a Current Student

Student Ambassadors, Maureen Iskra, Kya Lewis, Jacki Eovitch

Show Your Colonel Spirit With Zoom Backgrounds

Click on the image of your choice to download and save to display in your Zoom session.

Wilkes University Gateway
Wilkes University's E.S. Farley Library and John Wilkes Statue
Wilkes University Cohen Science Center and Brieseth Hall
Wilkes University Weckesser Hall and Gateway
Wilkes University Gateway
Wilkes University's Henry Student Center