Wilkes University awarded 781 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at its 71st spring commencement ceremonies on May 19. The nearly 800 degrees awarded on Saturday brings Wilkes University's 2017-18 total degree conferrals to 1,585. Only five other private universities in Pennsylvania with Wilkes' program mix can boast this figure.
The Wilkes University Pre-Professional Society in the College of Science and Engineering raised funds for the Catherine McAuley Center in the amount of $500. Students coordinated several fundraising activities during this academic year.
Ten Wilkes University electrical engineering students put their classroom experience to the test when they toured On Semiconductor in Mountain Top, Pa., on April 30. Students enrolled in assistant professor of electrical engineering, Wei Du's, microfabrication lab course had the opportunity to broaden their vision on the current semiconductor field. The trip will continue to be offered with the course in the future.
Wilkes University Alumnus, Professor Carl Charnetski Honored by S.A.F.E. With Angel of Autism Pioneer Award
On April 27, Wilkes University alumnus and professor of psychology Carl Charnetski was honored by S.A.F.E. Inc., with the Angel of Autism Pioneer award.
Wilkes University Sidhu School of Business and Leadership Introduces 4+1 and Dual-Degree MBA Programs
Continuing its commitment to preparing students for professional success in competitive job markets, Wilkes University's Sidhu School of Business and Leadership is introducing accelerated ways that undergraduates can earn their master of business administration degree.
Education isn’t one size fits all, but when a student finds the right size, it tends to fit like a glove. Jason Karlavige of Dickson City, Pa., tried a few different approaches, eventually finding the right fit at Wilkes. Karlavige, a digital design and media art major, received the 2018 Outstanding Adult Learner Award for the University in 2018.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
- (570) 408-4561
- Dr. Marianne M. Rexer
- Professor, Sidhu School of Business
- (570) 408-4716
- Dr. John Hepp
- Associate Professor, History
- (570) 408-4225
- Dr. Kyle L. Kreider
- Associate Professor, Political Science
- (570) 408-4473
- Dr. William Terzaghi
- Professor, Biology
- (570) 408-4762