Wilkes University alumnus Bo Ryan, former University of Wisconsin head men's basketball coach and 1969 Wilkes graduate, was inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday, Nov. 21. The 2017 Induction Celebration took place at the Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland in Kansas City, Missouri.
Wilkes University Choral Ensembles will join with the Arcadia Chorale to present Christmas Joy: Music for Chorus, Brass and Organ on Saturday, Dec. 2 and Sunday, Dec. 3. Saturday's performance will be held at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St.,Wilkes-Barre, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday's performance will be held at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 550 Madison Ave., Scranton, at 3 p.m. Tickets are $15 general admission, $12 for seniors and WVIA members and free for students.
The Degnan Ballet Center at Wilkes University's Conservatory presents a full-length production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker from Dec. 15 to 17 at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts, 239 South River Street, Wilkes-Barre.
Wilkes University has committed $100,000 over a five-year period to the River Commons in Wilkes-Barre.
The Family Business Alliance of Wilkes University and Penn State Worthington Scranton Present Cybersecurity Panel Discussion on Nov. 16
The Family Business Alliance of Wilkes University and Penn State Worthington Scranton presents a panel discussion on cybersecurity threats, trends and remedies.
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- Dr. Edward T. Bednarz III
- Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
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- Dr. Robert W. Bohlander
- Professor, Psychology
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- Dr. Marianne M. Rexer
- Professor, Sidhu School of Business
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- Dr. John Hepp
- Associate Professor, History
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- Dr. Kyle L. Kreider
- Associate Professor, Political Science
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- Dr. William Terzaghi
- Professor, Biology
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