Wilkes University co-sponsors first Wyoming Valley Undergraduate History Conference
The Wilkes University History Department is partnering with King’s College History
Department to present the first Wyoming Valley Undergraduate History Conference. Thirteen
students from Wilkes, King’s and Marywood University will present their research papers.
The conference is from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at King’s College on the
3rd floor of the Sheey-Farmer Campus Center, North Main Street, Wilkes-Barre.
The Wilkes University students presenting research papers are Dustin Dorovick, Nicole
Kolessar, Courtney McMonagle, Sarah O'Hara, Mauri Bohan, and Harry Gothreau. Some
examples of research topics are, “The Evolving Office (First Ladies),” “African American
and Nisei Women,” and “Athleticism in Disguise.”
Diane Wenger, associate professor of history at Wilkes, and Cris Scarboro, professor
of history at King’s College, helped plan this event with a committee of students
from Wilkes University and King’s College.