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Saturday, February 23

Recent News

Wilkes University Hosts the 72nd Annual Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band Festival on March 8-10

Wilkes University's Civic Band, and its director, Philip Simon, will host the 72nd Annual Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band Festival from March 8-10.

Wilkes University Will Open at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019

Wilkes University Will Open at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019

Wilkes University's Office of Diversity Initiatives and SHINE of Luzerne County Host African American Read-In, Feb. 21

SHINE of Luzerne County at Wilkes University and the Office of Diversity Initiatives at Wilkes will hold the event African American Read-In on Feb. 21. The event will take place at the Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center, 350 Jumper Road, Wilkes-Barre from 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. During the event, Wilkes students will read from the book, "We Could Be Brothers," by Derrick Barnes to SHINE after-school students.

Wilkes University Accelerated Baccalaureate in Nursing Program Achieves 100 Percent Pass Rate on National Examination

Recent graduates from Wilkes University's accelerated baccalaureate in nursing program achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the National Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

The Family Business Alliance Presents Boost Your Social Presence on February 19 at Wilkes University and Penn State Worthington Scranton

The Family Business Alliance of Wilkes University and Penn State Worthington Scranton presents Boost Your Social Presence on Feb. 19.

Spotlight Series

Wilkes University's Brook Giarratano

Brooke Giarratano Continues Colonel Tradition While Pursuing Goal To Become an Educator

Brooke Ariel Giarratano of Mountain Top, Pa., is part of a family of colonels. Her grandfather, Anthony Michael ’74, mother, Barbara Michael Giarratano ’89, and sister Tara Giarratano Morrison ’17 all attended Wilkes. When Giarratano was thinking of her college future, they encouraged her to wear blue and gold. But she was wary of continuing the family tradition of attending Wilkes.

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Wilkes in the News

Paraphrase this: Wilkes Intensive English Program gets rare accreditation

Wilkes shows off new Sordoni Art Gallery

Wilkes unveils new media center

Athletics

Armstrong, Garret named to D3football.com All-Region Team

Wilkes' Armstrong Named to D3football.com All-Region Team

Armstrong was named to the third team offense as a tight end. It marks the second straight year Armstrong has been named to the all-region squad, earning second team honors as a junior in 2016.

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