Wilkes University


Wilkes University to Hold Earth and Environmental Science Day

Wilkes University will hold Earth and Environmental Science Day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27.

The program gives high school teachers and students the opportunity to join faculty experts for hands-on activities and discussions on topics including climate change, soils, earthquakes, weather and GIS mapping. Participants can visit labs in the Cohen Science Center and explore career opportunities in the geosciences.

Earth and Environmental Science Day also features a special track for parents and guardians to learn more about Wilkes University’s admissions process, financial aid and life on campus.

Teachers may register and bring their classes. Or students may register with their parents/guardians as guests.

Register online or learn more at www.wilkes.edu/EESDay. Please call (570) 408-4604 with any questions.

About Wilkes University:

Wilkes University is an independent institution of higher education dedicated to academic and intellectual excellence through mentoring in the liberal arts, sciences and professional programs. Founded in 1933, the university is on a mission to create one of the great small universities, offering all of the programs, activities and opportunities of a large, research university in the intimate, caring and mentoring environment of a small, liberal arts college, at a cost that is increasingly competitive with public universities. “The Economist” named Wilkes 25th in the nation for the value of its education for graduates. In addition to 42 bachelor’s degree programs, Wilkes offers 25 master’s degree programs and five doctoral/terminal degree programs, including the doctor of philosophy in nursing, doctor of nursing practice, doctor of education, doctor of pharmacy, and master of fine arts in creative writing. Learn more at www.wilkes.edu.