The 28th Annual James Jones First Novel Fellowship awarded first place and $10,000 to Marco Kaye of Maplewood, N.J., for his novel titled Levon. The competition is co-sponsored by the Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Wilkes University and the James Jones Literary Society.
Wilkes University Theatre presents the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, Doubt, A Parable. The performances will take place on Sept. 26, 27 and 28 at 8 p.m. with matinee performances on Sept. 28 and 29 at 2 p.m. The production is at Wilkes' Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts, 239 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre.
Wilkes University College of Science and Engineering Awarded Nearly $500,000 from National Science Foundation
Wilkes will use the funds to acquire high-performance computer software that supports student-faculty research with the most advanced technology available.
Kishan Zuber has joined Wilkes University as the vice president of enrollment management and marketing. Zuber oversees undergraduate and graduate admissions offices, enrollment services, financial aid and marketing. With her leadership, Wilkes will continue to advance its overall enrollment strategy, creating one of the finest doctoral universities in the country.
Wilkes University Education Student Receives Career Development Grant From the American Association of University Women
Wilkes University graduate student Yosara Gonzalez of Hazle Township, Pa., is the recipient of a career development grant from the American Association of University Women (AAUW). Gonzalez is currently pursuing her Master of Science degree in middle level education with a focus on English/language arts at Wilkes. She will seek academic work and lead innovative community projects to empower women and girls as a result of the grant. Gonzalez is a bilingual liaison for the Hazleton Area School District.
Wilkes University senior Victoria Morrison is an international traveler with a sweet local business. The hospitality leadership major recently opened her own home bakery, The Salty & Sweet Baking Co., as part of the class Entrepreneurship 398: Launch Your Business.Learn More
Wilkes in the News
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.Learn More
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- Dr. Edward T. Bednarz III
- Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
- (570) 408-7913
- 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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