Open House

See Wilkes for Yourself

Visit us during an Open House! You'll be able to tour campus, attend academic sessions, speak to faculty and staff and eat at the dining hall while getting to know more about Wilkes!

Sept. 20 Virtual Open House

6-8 p.m.

Explore Wilkes from the comfort of your home! Learn more about applying to Wilkes and watch presentations by Wilkes faculty & staff.

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Schedule

  • 6 p.m. | Welcome
  • 6:15 p.m. | Admissions Presentation
  • 6:30 p.m. | Session 1
  • 7:30 p.m. | Session 2

Welcome & Admissions Presentation

Join us as we kick off our September Virtual Open House!

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Welcome Session
 

Academic Presentations

Session 1

Biology

Biology

Biology
Presented by: Dr. Ken Klemow, Professor and Chair of the Biology Department 
Business

Business

Business
Presented by:
  • Dr. Ruth Hughes, Professor and Chair of the Finance, Accounting and Management Department
  • Dr. Woojun Lee, Assistant Professor and Chair of the Marketing, Sports Management and Hospitality Leadership Department
 
Chemistry

Chemistry

Chemistry
Presented by: Dr. Amy Bradley, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Communication Studies

Communication Studies

Communication Studies
Presented by: Dr. Mia Briceno, Associate Professor of Communication Studies
Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Math

Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Math

Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Math
Presented by: Dr. Barbara Bracken, Associate Professor and Chair of the Math and Computer Science Department
Digital Design and Media Art

Digital Design and Media Art

Digital Design and Media Art
Presented by: Eric Ruggiero, Associate Professor and Chair of the Integrative Media Department
Education

Education

Education
Presented by:
  • Dr. Suzanne Galella, Associate Professor/Chair of Undergraduate Education
  • Diane Polachek, EdD, Professor of Education
Electrical Engineering & Physics

Electrical Engineering & Physics

Electrical Engineering & Physics
Presented by: Robert Taylor, Faculty of Practice and Chair of the Electrical Engineering and Physics Department
English

English

English
Presented by: Dr. Chad Stanley, Associate Professor of English
Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering and Earth Sciences

Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering and Earth Sciences

Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering and Earth Sciences
Presented by: Dr. Brian Whitman, Professor and Chair of the Environmental Engineering, Earth Sciences and Geology Department
History

History

History
Presented by: Dr. Jon Kuiken, Associate Professor of History
Mechanical Engineering & Engineering Management

Mechanical Engineering & Engineering Management

Mechanical Engineering & Engineering Management
Presented by: Dr. Ed Bednarz, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Nursing

Nursing

Nursing
Presented by:
  • Dr. Joyce Victor, Associate Professor of Nursing
  • Cathy Hauze, Faculty of Practice of Nursing
Pharmacy

Pharmacy

Pharmacy
Presented by: Justin Collins, Director of Admissions & Student Affairs for the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy
Philosophy

Philosophy

Philosophy
Presented by: Dr. Chris Zarpentine, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Division of Global Cultures
Political Science, International Relations, Pre-Law

Political Science, International Relations, Pre-Law

Political Science, International Relations, Pre-Law
Presented by: Dr. Andreea Maierean, Assistant Professor of Political Science
Psychology & Neuroscience

Psychology & Neuroscience

Psychology & Neuroscience
Presented by: Dr. Jennifer Thomas, Associate Professor of Psychology
Spanish

Spanish

Spanish
Presented by: Dr. Rafael Garcia, Associate Professor of Spanish
Sociology & Criminology

Sociology & Criminology

Sociology & Criminology
Presented by: Andy Wilczak, Associate Professor of Sociology/Anthropology
Theater, Musical Theater, Music, & Dance

Theater, Musical Theater, Music, & Dance

Theater, Musical Theater, Music, & Dance
Presented by:
  • Joe Dawson, Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Performing Arts
  • Jon Liebetrau, Associate Professor and Chair of Performing Arts
Undeclared Engineering

Undeclared Engineering

Undeclared Engineering
Presented by: TBA
Undeclared Science

Undeclared Science

Undeclared Science
Presented by: Dr. Jeff Stratford, Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Biology

Session 2

Air Force ROTC

Air Force ROTC

Air Force ROTC
Presented by: Captain Nolan Bet, Education and Recruiting Officer of ROTC Detachment 752
Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Financial Aid
Presented by: Jane Dessoye, Executive Director of Financial Aid
Global Education & Diversity

Global Education & Diversity

Global Education & Diversity
Presented by:
  • Dr. Georgia Costalas, Executive Director of Diversity Affairs
  • Erica Acosta, Director of Diversity Initaitive
Health Sciences & Pre-Professional Programs

Health Sciences & Pre-Professional Programs

Health Sciences & Pre-Professional Programs
Presented by: Dr. Linda Gutierrez, Associate Professor of Biology
Honors

Honors

Honors
Presented by:
  • Dr. Jon Kuiken, Honors Program Director
  • Jen McLaughlin
Residence Life

Residence Life

Residence Life
Presented by: TBA
Study Abroad

Study Abroad

Study Abroad
Presented by: Dr. Andreea Maierean, Director of Study Abroad
Undeclared: How to Choose a Major

Undeclared: How to Choose a Major

Undeclared: How to Choose a Major
Presented by: Dr. Marybeth Mullen, Learning Center Coordinator

Planning Your Visit

Need help preparing for your visit to Wilkes? Get directions and learn more about campus and the surrounding area ahead of your visit.

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Can't Make September?

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