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Tuesday, November 21

Recent News

Wilkes University alumnus Bo Ryan Inducted Into National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame

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 and Arcadia Chorale Present Christmas Joy, Dec. 2-3

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.

Wilkes University Presents The Nutcracker, Dec. 15 to 17

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 Partners with County, Kings to Enhance Programming at River Commons

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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Wilkes University's Jen Baron

Senior Hussain Alrumaym Found Success On the Trail Less Hiked

Hussain Alrumaym traveled 6,613 miles from Saudi Arabia to attend Wilkes University, but flying across the Atlantic was only the beginning. His sense of adventure was further awakened when he stepped onto campus and met Jill Price, Wilkes’ adventure education coordinator.

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Wilkes in the News

Wilkes shows off new Sordoni Art Gallery

New program gives student an "edge" at Wilkes University

New $4 million media center a ‘jewel’ at Wilkes University