Wilkes University

Signature Projects

Check out all of our ongoing projects!

Each semester we engage our community, supporting many community volunteer service efforts.

Alternative Spring Break group photoFor over 20 years Wilkes has joined with numerous organizations to build and repair homes, assist seniors, teach children, and bring help to people who need it most. Each trip provides an opportunity to experience life in a different culture. Whether it's food or music, language or dance, politics or recreation, every destination becomes an adventure!

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Alternative Spring Break group photoOur hallmark event. Each year students, staff, faculty, and alumni volunteer for The Big Event,  a community service day that gives our campus a chance to give back to Luzerne County.

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American Red Cross Blood DrivesWe partner with the American Red Cross several times a year to perform blood drives on campus to help ensure blood is accessible to the community when needed.

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 Other community projects: