Wilkes University Names Seventh President
Wilkes University and Northampton Community College Announce Agreement for Elementary and Early Childhood Education Students
Wilkes University and Northampton Community College have entered into a new articulation agreement that will help Northampton graduates transfer to Wilkes to complete their bachelor's degree.
Wilkes University and Lackawanna College Announcement Agreement for Early Childhood Education Students
Wilkes University and Lackawanna College have entered into a new articulation agreement that will help Lackawanna graduates transfer to Wilkes to complete their bachelor's degree. Under the new agreement, students who earn an associate degree in early childhood education from Lackawanna can transfer into the Wilkes bachelor's degree in elementary and early childhood education as a junior.
Wilkes University awarded Sandy Pesavento the Diane Place Doctoral Dissertation Award and named James Casey the Educator of the Year at the fourth annual Celebration of Education event on Nov. 7 for their outstanding contributions on campus and in the community.
Wilkes University's School of Education holds its fourth annual Celebration of Education event. Faculty, staff, students and fellow educators will honor alumni educators.
Wilkes University awarded Guidance Counselor of the Year to Michelle Zapotoski, an eleventh- and twelfth-grade guidance counselor at Hanover Area Junior Senior High School.
Wilkes University has announced faculty promotions and recognized faculty who have been awarded tenure.
Wilkes University welcomed 25 new faculty members at the start of the 2017-2018 academic year. New faculty included new tenure-track faculty, as well as visiting professors and faculty of practice.
Students In SHINE of Luzerne County Become College Students For A Day On July 12 and 13 At Wilkes University
Students in the Luzerne County SHINE Program at Wilkes University will observe National Summer Learning Day on July 12 and 13 when they experience being a college student for a day.
Wilkes University Awards Degrees at 70th Spring Commencement
Wilkes University President Patrick F. Leahy To Speak at International Council on Small Business Knowledge Summit May 11 at United Nations
$1.65 Million Gift From Wilkes-Barre Native George W. Bierly Creates Student Fellowships at Wilkes University
Two-hundred and fifty Berwick Area fifth graders will make scientific discoveries when Wilkes University hosts Adventures in Science 2017 on Friday, April 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Pulitzer Prize-Winner Joby Warrick Delivers Keynote At Wilkes University's Bigler Journalism Conference
The Washington Post reporter and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner author Joby Warrick will be the keynote speaker at Wilkes University's 17th annual Tom Bigler Journalism Conference. The conference will be held on Friday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Wilkes University Graduate Creative Writing program will host an instant decision open house from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wed., April 12 at Dr. Harold Cox Hall, 245 S. River Street, Wilkes-Barre. Attendees bringing writing samples can receive an instant admission decision. They will also have the opportunity to learn more about the program from the director and staff. Parking is available in the rear of the Henry Student Center at 84 W. South St.
Summer session at Wilkes University offers quality education at an affordable price. Undergraduate students from any college or university are eligible to register for classes and take advantage of the personal attention and mentoring they will receive from Wilkes' award-winning faculty.
Wilkes University Invites Local High School Students To Earth and Environmental Science Day on April 21
Wilkes University invites high school students to celebrate Earth Day at Earth and Environmental Science Day on Friday, April 21. The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Lawrence and Sally Cohen Science Center, 84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre. Registration is from 9 to 9:15 a.m. in the Henry Student Center or can be done in advance by visiting www.wilkes.edu/eesday.
Wilkes University holds its first Scholarship Symposium from March 28-30 celebrating the outstanding faculty research and scholarship taking place in all of its academic disciplines. The event highlights Wilkes' unique position as a small research university within the intimate environment of a liberal arts college. Research presentations will begin at 4 p.m. each of the three days of the symposium in various locations on campus.
Exploring a career as a lawyer will be the focus when Wilkes University hosts Law Day on Tuesday, March 28. The keynote address, "Law 101," will be delivered at 9 a.m. by Ed Ciaramboli 1995 Wilkes graduate and partner at Fellerman & Ciaramboli.
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.
Students in Wilkes University education programs are completing student teaching assignments in northeast Pennsylvania schools during the spring 2017 semester. Wilkes University education faculty and supervisors are pictured with the student teachers.