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Friday, April 19

Recent News

Wilkes University Students Inducted into Passan School of Nursing

Wilkes University Passan School of Nursing formally inducted students into the nursing program on April 7 during a ceremony, held in the Arnaud C. Marts Center. Sixty-five students were officially welcomed into the program and received their lab coats and signed the nursing pledge.

Wilkes University Launches Master's Degree in Pharmacology and Medicinal Chemistry

Wilkes University's Nesbitt School of Pharmacy is expanding its program offerings with the launch of a Master of Science in pharmacology and medicinal chemistry. The 36-credit program is a two-year, research-driven master's degree that prepares students for a career in the pharmaceutical or biomedical industry, or for entry into a doctoral program. Prospective students can apply now to start this fall.

Wilkes University Chamber Orchestra Concert on April 29

The Wilkes University Chamber Orchestra will present a concert of music on April 29, at 8 p.m. in the Main Stage of the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts. The concert is conducted by John Vaida, adjunct professor of violin at Wilkes University and the director of the Wilkes University Chamber Orchestra. Admission is free and the concert is open to the public.

Wilkes University's Sidhu School of Business and Leadership Students Volunteer with SHINE of Luzerne County

Students in Wilkes University's Sidhu School of Business and Leadership will teach SHINE of Luzerne County students how to "Make Money Make Cents" on April 11. Wilkes students will visit the SHINE afterschool center at Heights Murray Elementary School, 1 S. Sherman St, Wilkes-Barre, to present the program from 4-5 p.m.

Wilkes University Civic Band Presents "My Best Friends in Music" in Concert on April 28

The Wilkes University Civic Band will present the concert "My Best Friends In Music" on April 28 at 3 p.m. in the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts. The concert is conducted by Philip G. Simon, associate professor of music. Admission is free and the concert is open to the public. This concert will be Simon's last as director of bands at Wilkes University.

Spotlight Series

Wilkes University's Sean Connelly

Wilkes Junior Sean Connelly Finds Opportunity Abroad Through Honors Program

Wilkes University junior Sean Connelly never imagined he would study abroad. That changed after a meeting with members of the honors program cohort.

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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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