Wilkes University

Student Tour Guides

Meet our Student Tour Guides

Where’s the best place to study for finals? What’s the most delicious meal in the dining hall? Where’s the best photo spot on campus? Find out anything you need to know about Wilkes University by asking a student tour guide. 

Our student tour guides come from different hometowns, pursue different majors and have different interests. But these students all have one thing in common: They love Wilkes. Take a few minutes to go behind the scenes and get to know a little more about these students who know more about this campus than just about anyone.


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Alex Criswell

Environmental Engineering

Graduation Year: 2019
Hometown: Lancaster, Pa.



I chose Wilkes because of the small size and welcoming atmosphere.

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Alison Gardner

Psychology

Graduation Year: 2022
Hometown: Milton, Pa.



I chose Wilkes because the moment I stepped on campus, it felt like home. Wilkes stood out to me more than other campuses, not only because of the environment, but because of the opportunities that I would be given while attending here.

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Allen Kokilananda

Accounting

Graduation Year: 2022
Hometown: Annadale, Va.



I chose Wilkes to further my academic and athletic career at a place that also makes me feel at home.

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Allie Gundlah

Pharmacy

Graduation Year: 2023
Hometown: Pompton Lakes, N.J.



I chose Wilkes for its beautiful campus and small class sizes. I love being able to have such personal relationships with my teachers. 

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Amanda Imbalzano

Psychology and Theatre Arts

Graduation Year: 2020
Hometown: Carbondale, Pa.



I chose Wilkes because of the friendly environment and small class sizes. l also have the opportunity to be involved with many clubs and activities on campus.

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Andi Noldy

Pharmacy

Graduation Year: 2023
Hometown: Sayre, Pa.



I chose Wilkes for the accredited pharmacy program and the opportunities of a big university at a small college. I also loved the beautiful campus and friendly environment when visiting.

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Cassie Merrill

Spanish & Secondary Education

Graduation Year: 2020
Hometown: Scranton, Pa.



I chose Wilkes because of the inviting campus and population. I also love the small class sizes and the opportunities that are available for students!

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Deryn Seltzer

Nursing

Graduation Year: 2021
Hometown: Catawissa, Pa.



I chose Wilkes because of the different tools and techniques available for me to become a successful nurse. I also just simply fell in love with the campus.

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Emily Cholin

Hospitality Leadership

Graduation Year: 2021
Hometown: Williamsport, Pa.



I chose Wilkes because of the beautiful and small campus, the programs and professors here, and it is not too far from home.

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Hallie Fromm

Pharmacy

Graduation Year: 2023
Hometown: Stewartstown, Pa.



I chose Wilkes because of the pharmacy program and the school's amazing labs. Coming from a small town, I also chose Wilkes because of the small-town atmosphere. Everyone knows everyone.

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Hannah Farkus

Nursing

Graduation Year: 2022
Hometown: Emmaus, Pa.



I ultimately chose Wilkes because of the small campus size. It was really easy to find my way around campus and make friends.

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Jessica Kroboth

Middle Level Education

Graduation Year: 2019
Hometown: Northampton, Pa.



Wilkes has been my home away from home. The staff here truly cares about each and every student. I love the small school and small class sizes; it makes everything more personal and a great learning environment!

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Jordan Adkins

Hospitality Leadership

Graduation Year: 2019
Hometown: Harrisburg, Pa.



I chose Wilkes because of its business program and small campus. Through the years, I've made so many great relationships among faculty, staff and lifelong friends.

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Josh Eckman

Business Management

Graduation Year: 2021
Hometown: Lehighton, Pa.



Wilkes University contains a caring atmosphere where I believe each student is able to grow physically, mentally and academically. I love how different groups on campus feel like family. I have my family back home and four different Wilkes families!

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Joshua Bradley

Political Science and International Studies

Graduation Year: 2020
Hometown: South Paris, Maine



After looking all over the country at colleges, Wilkes was the first place I came that felt like home. Wilkes is my new home, and I love it here!

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Kayla Acker-Carter

Environmental Engineering

Graduation Year: 2021
Hometown: Annapolis, Md.



I liked the small campus size and how personable the professors and staff members are!

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Kaylee Hornberger

Pharmacy

Graduation Year: 2023
Hometown: Williamsport, Pa.



I chose Wilkes because it felt like another home to me!

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Khrista Baran

Environmental Engineering

Graduation Year: 2018
Hometown: Hazelton, Pa.



I chose Wilkes because of the people and the opportunities available to students. Faculty and staff are dedicated to your success and you can create an experience that’s truly your own!

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Leslie Lopez

Biology

Graduation Year: 2022
Hometown: Wilkes-Barre, Pa.



Living so close I've definitely had an inside view into the tight knit community at Wilkes and has always felt like home for me. I love that Wilkes allows students to build close relationships with professors and faculty, and offers opportunities that you would see at bigger universities.

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Mallorie Deemer

Nursing

Graduation Year: 2021
Hometown: Nazareth, Pa.



I chose Wilkes because I love the campus, and the people here are extremely nice!

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Mark Chester

Nursing

Graduation Year: 2021
Hometown: Jersey City, N.J.



The nursing program attracted me to Wilkes. Having small class sizes & creating relationships with professors was important to me while also being a small university that offer big opportunities.

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Mark Mullins

Finance

Graduation Year: 2020
Hometown: Binghamton, N.Y.



I chose Wilkes because it was a small school that creates a community atmosphere and also gives opportunities of a big school like multiple majors, clubs, sports, internship opportunities, etc.

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Paige Hepner

Pharmacy

Graduation Year: 2023
Hometown: Selinsgrove, Pa.



I chose Wilkes because from the moment I stepped on campus I felt like I was home. The students, professors, and others that I met when I went on my first tour helped to make my decision to come to Wilkes an easy one.

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Patrick Speakman

Pharmacy

Graduation Year: 2019
Hometown: Ridley Park, Pa.



I chose Wilkes because of the beautiful campus, awesome academic programs, and how much I felt like I was at home when I first visited campus. Even before becoming a Wilkes' student I could see how much opportunity there was for students to grow as leaders, and Wilkes did not disappoint in all that it has provided!

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Sarah Covert

Nursing

Graduation Year: 2021
Hometown: Northampton, Pa.



I chose Wilkes University because I was really impressed with their nursing program, and it is where I felt most comfortable. I liked the size of the school and loved the beautiful campus.

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Sierra Musa

Spanish & Secondary Education

Graduation Year: 2019
Hometown: Millersburg, Pa.



I chose Wilkes for the small class sizes and the opportunities to build personal connections with my professors that larger universities may not have.

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Stephanie Hauser

Pharmacy

Graduation Year: 2023
Hometown: Wilkes-Barre, Pa.



I chose Wilkes because I wanted a small university college experience. I also have a seat in the six year guaranteed seat Pharmacy program.

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Taylor Akmal

Accounting

Graduation Year: 2020
Hometown: Staten Island, N.Y.



I chose Wilkes because I loved the small class sizes, and because I went to a large high school, smaller class sizes were a big decision factor. I also really love the campus and the amazing faculty that has provided me with great opportunities.

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