Wilkes University

2017 Today@Wilkes Faculty/Staff News Archive

Passan Presents "An Experience in Nursing"

Friday, Nov. 3

Ralston Field Parking

For Saturday's football game

Photo Shoot Scheduled Nov. 1 and 2

Thank you for your cooperation.

Buy Some Pierogi to Support the Junior Class

Nov. 14, 16 and 21

Support Wilkes Baseball at Chipotle

Dec. 6 from 4 to 8 p.m.

Celebrate Diwali on Saturday

Hosted by the Indian Cultural Association and Hindu Spirituality Club

Join the Family Business Alliance for a Cybersecurity Presentation

Thursday, Nov. 16

Stop by the BACCHUS Halloween Table

Join us in the SUB

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

Oct. 31 to Nov. 6

Are You Hot in the Kitchen?

Call for chefs for the 25th annual Taste of Wilkes

Majors/Minors Fair Scheduled for Oct. 31

Talk to faculty and students

Support the Salvation Army at the Turkey Tea

Nov. 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Want to Be a Game Show Contestant?

Compete for prizes on Wilkes Now!

Window Cleaning at Cohen Science Center

Oct. 30 through Nov. 1

Have Some Spaghetti with the Choral Ensembles

Nov. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Blood Drive Volunteers Needed

Thursday, Nov. 16

Make a Difference Tomorrow

Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Join the Gold Bar Club at Chipotle on Oct. 29

Thank you for your support.

LIVE/D2L Update - Daylight Is Coming!

Stay tuned!

Commuter Council to Sponsor NYC Bus Trip

Saturday, Nov. 18

Get a Discount for Working at Wilkes

Check out the list of participating businesses

Drone to Fly Over Campus

Friday, Oct. 27 to Sunday, Oct. 29

Congratulations to Janet Keats

Quarterly Colonel Award Winner

Don't Be AFRAID - Register for a Spring Internship

Tuesday, Oct. 31

New Date for Sociology/Criminology Night at Outback

Nov. 9 from 4 to 9 p.m.

Meet with the Ocean City, Maryland Police Department

Tuesday, Oct. 31

Register for Winter Intersession and Win

Registration begins Monday, Oct. 30

Tenth Week Withdrawal Reminder

Friday, Nov. 3 is the end of the tenth week of the fall semester

Canoe with the Ecology Club

Oct. 28 from noon to 4 p.m.

Join Us for a Week Without Violence Talk

Oct. 26 at 11 a.m.

Make and Eat Dumplings

Thursday, Nov. 2 at 6 p.m.

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Brad A. Bunnell

Monday, Oct. 30 at 1:15 p.m.

Do You Recycle? Tell Us About It

Please take a short survey

Join Student Affairs for Family Day

Saturday, Nov. 4

FYF Presents Author Susan Muaddi Darraj

Author of "A Curious Land: Stories from Home"

Get Scary at the Manuscript Halloween Reading

Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 5 p.m.

Join Us for Warhol Wednesday

With Benjamin Kahan of Louisiana State University

Check Out Career Success Planning this Spring Semester

Designed for juniors and seniors in all majors

Come to Philadelphia

Saturday, Oct. 28

Participants Needed for Family Mass

Sunday, Nov. 5 at 10:30 a.m.

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

Oct. 24 through Oct. 30

Have Dinner at Outback to Help NCPA

Support Wilkes University's National Community Pharmacists Association

Support Women's Volleyball

It's the last conference match of the season.

Calling All Kids for the Community Halloween Party

Sunday, Oct. 29 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Hosts Seminar

Oct. 26 at noon

Congratulations to the Education Club

Thanks to all the other clubs at the Tailgate Tent

Attendance Reports Due

Please forward to Kelly Langkam

WAE Skirmish Paintball

Saturday, Nov. 4

Attention Students Graduating in May 2018

Don't forget to order your diploma and cap and gown.

Arcadia Chorale Presents "Visions of America" Oct. 21 and 22

The first program of the 2017-2018 concert season

Dodgeball Tournament Cancelled

The tournament will be rescheduled in the spring semester.

Learn More about UAV Photogrammetry

Oct. 24 at 4 p.m.

Come to Empty Bowls

Sunday, Oct. 29

Check Out the CSE Professional School Fair

Thursday, Oct. 26

Reminder about Construction on Campus

Please exercise caution.

Spring Registration Begins Soon

The spring schedule is available online and in print.

Buy a Yellow Ribbon

For display on the Greenway during our Veterans Day celebration

Air Force ROTC to Host Open House

Nov. 2 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Interested in Oriental Orthodox or Coptic Orthodox Christianity?

Find out more.

There's an Empty Place at the Table

Presented by the Domestic Violence Service Center

Relieve Stress and Improve Focus

Stop by the NeuroTraining and Research Center

Support Women's Volleyball at Chipotle

Sunday, Oct. 22 from 5 to 9 p.m.

Kappa Psi to Hold Food Drive

Thursday, Oct. 19

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

Oct. 17 to Oct. 23

Phi Beta Lambda Sponsors Resume Workshop

Oct. 17 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Put on Your Comfy Clothes

Friday, Oct. 20 at 4 p.m.

Shop the Student Government Yard Sale

To benefit victims of Hurricane Maria

Join President Leahy for a Q&A with Jay Sidhu, MBA '73

Oct. 17 at 3:30 p.m.

Celebrate Love Your Body Day

Oct. 17 from 11 to 1 a.m.

Support the Kappa Psi Bake Sale

Oct. 17 from 9 to 11 a.m.

Study in London for Spring Break

Travel dates are March 3 to 10, 2018

Practice Tuesday Meditation

Each Tuesday from now until the end of the semester

Tillman Publishes New Short Story

Check out his work in the Scarlet Leaf Review

Tell Us About Your Campus Dining Habits and Be Entered to Win a Gift Card

Get a $150 Visa e-gift card or one of three $50 Visa e-gift cards

Donald Grier Stephenson to Speak on the First Amendment

Thursday, Nov. 9 at 11 a.m.

Prepare for the Intern and Career Fair

Get advice and resume help on Tuesday, Oct. 17

BAE Systems to Hold Information Session

Oct. 19 after the Career and Internship Fair

SLC Elevator Down Oct. 12 and 13

Sorry for any inconvenience.

Milestone Years of Service Congratulations

For October, November and December

Men's Basketball Seeks Manager


Drone to Fly Over Campus

Oct. 24 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Volunteer to Deliver Dinners for Kids

Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons

Check Out Fall Break Fitness Center Hours

Oct. 11 through Oct. 15

Study Abroad in Spain

Informational meeting on Oct. 19 at 11:30

Support the Sociology/Criminology Club at Outback

Oct. 26 from 4 to 9 p.m.

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

Oct. 10 to Oct. 16

And the Gift Card Goes to . . .

Our randomly chosen gift card winner

Sip Some Coffee and Get a Taste of Panama

Sponsored by the Center for Global Education and Diversity

Phi Beta Lambda to Host Dodgeball Tournament

Support the Boys and Girls Club of Scranton

Attendance Reports Due

Please forward to Kelly Langkam

Colonel's Closet Stays Open for Break

Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Buddhist Meditation Sessions Begin Oct. 10

Held in the Kirby Salon

Check Out the School of Education Newsletter

Fall 2017 Issue

Picnic with the English Department

Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 3:45 p.m.

Fall Recess Calendar Reminder

Fall break begins Oct. 12

Check Out the Latest Women's and Gender Studies Newsletter

Available online now!

Senator Casey to Visit Campus

Oct. 11 at 8:30 a.m.

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for René A. Gilfert-Reese

Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 10:15 a.m.

You're Invited to the Rededication of the Sordoni Art Gallery

Friday, Oct. 6 at 4:30 p.m.

Reserve Your Table at the Community Halloween Party

There are still a few days left

Support Women's Volleyball and Pediatric Cancer Awareness

Oct. 5 at 7 p.m.

Help Clean Up Centralia

Saturday, Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Learn More about Breast Cancer

What you know can save your life

Get a Henna Tattoo

Sponsored by the Indian Cultural Association

Want to Get Involved with Interfaith Services?

Contact Kristin Osipower

Experience Panamanian Culture

Celebrate Panamanian Cultural Day

Ralston Parking Lot Closure

Please relocate your cars

Celebrate National Coming Out Day Oct. 10

Paint Twister on the Greenway

Check Out Fall Break Dining Hours

Oct. 11 to Oct. 15

Help Support Puerto Rico's Recovery

Puerto Rico Needs Us

Humpty Dumpty Institute Hosts Speaker

Oct. 19 at 4 p.m.

You're Invited to Career Development Day in Scranton

Oct. 11 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

Oct. 3 to Oct. 9

NEPDEC Hosts Speaker Alex Norwrasteh

Oct. 5 at LCCC

STD Testing Offered by Health Services

Free and confidential

Early Alert Available to Faculty

Provide feedback to students, advisors and staff

Buy a Tie

Industry Pharmacists Organization (IPhO) fundraiser

Give Blood, Get a T-Shirt

Monday, Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Download the Wilkes Shield Safety App

Connect to public safety officers

Help Wilkes Win the Outdoor Nation Challenge

We're currently in 8th place

Take Classes During Winter Intersession

Winter is coming.

Scholarship Deadline Approaching for Students of Polish Descent

Oct. 6 at 4:30 p.m.

Take a Survey to Help Statistics Students

Please complete our survey this week

Register for the Halloween 5K

5K run/walk along the levee trail in Kirby Park

Cheer on the Women's Volleyball Team

Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m.

Last Call: Write YA and Middle Grade Fiction

Master class taught by author Lenore Hart

Take Part in the Community Halloween Party

Organizational meeting on Thursday, Sept. 28

AFROTC Still Accepting Students for Fall 2017

Open to any college student in northeastern Pennsylvania

Reminder: Take the PCAT

Be sure to register for an upcoming test

Get a Soda Float in the SUB

Sept. 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Today's the Day to Register to #BeVocalVoteLocal

National Voter Registration Day

Don't Run with Scissors

Help the ceremonial scissors find their way home.

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

Sept. 26 to Oct. 2

Help BA 319 Students with a Quick Survey

Tell us about your campus experience

Get Social with Career Services

The Office of Career Services is now on social media

Have Some Laughs with Wilkes University Theatre

Wilkes University Theatre Presents "Theophilus North"

September Open House Thank You

From Undergraduate Admissions

Nominate a Colleague for the Quarterly Colonel Award

Reward a Colonel's hard work

Attendance Reports Due

Please forward to Kelly Langkam

Join the Annual Alcohol Awareness Walk

Help raise awareness of underage and excessive drinking

Congratulations to Our Caught Being Colonel Raffle Winner

Maybe you'll get caught next month!

Check Out the Cultural Film Series

Beginning with "Under the Sun," a documentary about a North Korean family

Come to the Diversity and Inclusion Conference

"Connecting with Social Responsibility and Inclusion In Changing Times"

Sports Management Club Travels to Philadelphia

The sports management club is open to all students on campus

Canavan Publishes New College Safety Book

Ways to keep yourself safe on campus and online

You're Invited to Health Sciences Discovery Day

Friday, Sept. 29, 2017

Student Government Van Reservations

Four vehicles available for student-related trips

Stop by the STD/Sex Ed Health Fair

Wednesday, Sept. 27

Check Out the Health Sciences & Student Success Professional Development Program and Calendar

There are plenty of opportunities available

Blood Drive Thank You

The next drive is Nov. 16

Alternative Break Applications Available

Due Oct. 3

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

Sept. 19 to Sept. 25

Hupchick Publishes New Book

The Bulgarian-Byzantine Wars for Early Medieval Balkan Hegemony

Come to the Welcome Back Engineering Picnic

Calling all engineering majors, faculty and staff

University Pedestrian Safety Tips

Be vigilant and stay safe

Get Outside this Semester

Participate in the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge

Welcome to Our Neighborhood

Come to our social

Contemporary History Project to Host Panel Discussion

Monumental Change: Confederate Statues, Political Divisions and the Future of History

Be Vocal, Vote Local

National Voter Registration Day is Sept. 26

Check Out the Volunteer and Ministry Fair

Thursday, Sept. 21

Interested in Meditation and Mindfulness?

Gathering interest for a new club

Electric Service Interruption

This Saturday in Stark Learning Center and Chase Hall

Christian Fellowship Club Holds Worship Night

Friday, Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m.

Find Out about PNC Workplace Banking

Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sordoni Hosts Mobile Glass Studio

Check out the on-campus residency and demonstration

Education Club Hosts Krispy Kreme Fundraiser

Supporting the Jared Box Project

Seminar Hosted by Pharmaceutical Sciences

Sept. 26 at 11 a.m.

Work Study Change for Friday, Sept. 15

We appreciate your cooperation.

Ralston Parking Lot Closure

Starting at 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15

Interested in a Career in Health Sciences?

Check out the Center for Health Sciences and Student Success

IMPORTANT - Registration and Mandatory Meeting for Fall Internships

Mandatory Meeting on Sept. 14

Health and Wellness Department to Offer Flu Shots

First come, first served.

Texas Diaper Drive Thank You

Please continue to donate to this ongoing drive.

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

Sept. 12 to Sept. 18

Want Free Domino's Pizza?

Support the Geo-Explorer Club

Cheer on Women's Volleyball Tonight

Sept. 13 at 7 p.m.

Buy Wilkes Apparel at the Football Games

Support Wilkes Softball

Find Out about Volunteer and Ministry Opportunities

Sept. 21 at 11 a.m.

Get Outside and Help Wilkes Win

Participate in the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge

Fundraising Approvals Required

Prior to the start of the fundraiser

Attendance Reports Due

Please forward to Kelly Langkam

Learn More about Alternative Spring Break

Come to an information session

Faculty/Staff Photo Shoot Scheduled

Get ready to say, "Cheese!"

Buy a Blanket

Support the junior class

Interfaith Service to Honor the Memory of 9/11

Monday, Sept. 11 at noon

Try Out for the Dance Team

Sunday, Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m.

Take an Interfaith Coffee Break

Sunday, Sept. 10 at 4 p.m.

Flu Shots at Health Services Sponsored by Harrold's Pharmacy

Tuesday, Sept. 12

Ralston Parking Lot Closing

The evening of Friday, Sept. 8

Wilkes Community Invited to Rosh Hashanah Services

Please contact Temple Israel for more information

Visiting Writer Tom C. Hunley Presents Poetry Workshop and Reading

Wednesday, Sept. 13

Scholarship Opportunity Available for Students of Polish Descent

Application deadline is Oct. 6 at 4:30 p.m.

Run Scared at the Wilkes Halloween 5K

Fundraiser for the Geo-explore Club

Come to Global Coffee Hour

Every Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Savitz Lounge

Employee Update

New and departing employees

And the Quarterly Colonel Award Goes To . . .

Congratulations to Ron Dennis, Senior IT Technician.

Opioid Crisis Panel Discussion Coming to Campus

Thursday, Sept. 7 at 5:30 p.m.

Be an IEP Conversation Partner

Stop by the Center for Global Education or the Diversity table at Club Day

Work Study Changes

Contact Jean Eckert with any questions

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

Sept. 5 to Sept. 11

Hurricane Harvey Updates

What can you do?

Come to the NSO Paint Party

Monday, Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m.

Study Abroad Scholarships Available

Three awards of $5,000 each

Join Our Blood Drive to Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Your local donation is urgently needed.

Tell Your Story

Check out this fall's creative writing workshops!

Check Out Women's Volleyball Apparel Online

Shop until Sept. 11

Free STD Testing Available on Campus

Health and Wellness Services in Passan Hall

Prayer Service for Hurricane Harvey

Friday, Sept. 1 at noon

Employee Update

New and departing employees

IMPORTANT: Registration and Mandatory Meeting for Fall Internships

September 5 and September 14

USAC Holds Open Meeting

Thursday, Sept. 7 at 9 a.m.

Come to the Welcome Social

Games, snacks and refreshments provided

Thank You for a Successful Teaching with Technology Week

Many thanks to presenters and attendees

Fast Facts for Work Study Supervisors

Some things you need to know

What Do You Need to Succeed?

Hosted by Pre-Professional Society

South Franklin Street Road Closure

Daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the near future

Get a Table for Club Day

Thursday, Sept. 7

You're Invited to the Dedication of the Karambelas Media and Communication Center

Thursday, Aug. 31 at 11:30 a.m.

Ready for Adventure?

Informal WAE meeting on Thursday, Aug. 31

Get Scary for a Good Cause

Actors needed for United Way's Gravestone Manor

Register for Intramural Sports

Flag football, indoor soccer and kickball

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

Aug. 29 to Sept. 4

Check Out This Year's Pre-Professional Society - CSE Programming

Starting this Thursday, Aug. 31

Join Us to Celebrate the Calling of the Class

Thursday, Aug. 31 at 3:30 in Chase Hall

Colonel's Closet Is Open

Nutritional and personal care items available

Review Your Student Job Applicants

Some fast facts and quick tips

Colonels Don't Stand By

Serve as a peer trainer

Response to Hurricane Harvey from Civic Engagement

Focusing efforts with our local chapter of the American Red Cross

Need Student Workers?

Work Study Supervisor Fast Facts

Attendance Reports Due

Please forward to Kelly Langkam

Stop by the Flute Ensemble Open House

Aug. 28 at 5:30 p.m.

Come to Fall 2017 Auditions

Open to all Wilkes students

Participate in the National Day of Service and Remembrance

Sept. 12 at 11 a.m.

Network Outage Rescheduled

Now Friday, August 25 from 5 to 9 p.m.

Represent Wilkes at the Diocesan Day of Service

Open to Wilkes students, faculty and staff

Network Outage Planned

August 24 from 5 to 9 p.m.

Show Your Support for Wilkes Softball

Visit our online fanwear store

Franklin Street Update

Work will continue throughout the week

Check Out Henry's Dining Hall Hours

Through August 24

Meet with a TIAA Financial Consultant

Discuss your financial goals

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

August 22 through August 28

Important Update for Work Study Supervisors

Contact Student Employment Supervisor Jean Eckert for more information

Mark Your Calendars for Staff Retreat Following Convocation

USAC staff retreat in Farley 002 immediately after President Leahy's remarks

New Laptop Cart Available from the Library

Available for loan through the Circulation Department

Stark Construction Update

Please observe signage and barricades

View the Solar Eclipse with the Campus Community

Aug. 21 in the Fenner Quadrangle

Practice Solar Eclipse Safety

Check out these important tips

Kudos to Vijay Arora

Arora invited to speak in Japan

UPDATE: Road Closure and Parking

Parking enforcement suspended Aug. 21 and Aug. 22

Learn More about Tuition Exchange

Information session will be held on Sept. 12

Religious Education Teaching Opportunities Available

Opportunities with a number of local churches

South Franklin Street Closing

August 21 and August 22

Science and Engineering Apparel Sale

Online sale through the Geo-Explore Club

Wilkes Swimming Seeks Intern

Intern needed for fall semester

Academic Advising Scholar to Speak on Campus

Dr. Thomas Grites to visit August 18

Guest Password Changed

Available on the portal

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

August 15 to August 21

Power Restored at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center

DDD is fully operational

Congratulations to Kappa Psi

Honored as Top Performing Chapter at Florida Conference

Attendance Reports Due

Please forward to Kelly Langkam

Inspire the Creative Writer in You

Attend a fall creative writing workshop

Power Outage and Work to Restore Power

Shutting down power to multiple buildings

Extension of Payment Deadline

Deadline extended to Thursday, August 31

Join Us to Wish Jamie Miller Good Luck

Monday, August 14 at 3 p.m.

Teaching with Technology Week Schedule Now Available

Gain useful tips to incorporate into your own class

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

August 8 to August 14

Farewell Celebration for Gina Petrucelli

Best of luck, Gina!

Dorothy Dickson Darte Center Closed Until Further Notice

Due to failure of a high voltage line

Work at the YMCA

Offering internships and work-study positions

Join Us for Convocation

Thursday, August 24

Energy Demand Response Program Alert

Help manage the demand for electricity on campus

Employee Update

New and departing employees

University Family Campaign Thank You

Your donations directly benefit our students

Check Out These Special Events at the Pennsylvania Writers Conference

Jason Carney, Maureen Corrigan and Natasha Trethewey - Events are open to all Wilkes students, faculty and staff

Attendance Reports Due

Please forward to Kelly Langkam

New Employee Parking Permits Available Starting July 31

Stop by the Department of Public Safety

Check Out Henry's Dining Hall Hours

July 27 and July 28

Open House Thank You!

Thank you for your help and support

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

July 25 through July 31

Mark Your Calendar for the CSE Professional School Fair

Thursday, October 26

Save the Date for Health Sciences Discovery Day

Friday, September 29

International Friendship Program Info Night

Hosted by the Office of International Engagement

Bring a Canned Food Item to the Family Picnic

Support the United Way's Christmas in July Campaign

Tuition Remission Form Available Online

Access the form through the Wilkes portal

Save the Date - Teaching with Technology Week

August 14 through August 18

Mark Your Calendar for the Internship & Career Fair

Oct. 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Employee Update

New and departing employees

West South Street to Close July 31

From River Street to South Franklin Street

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

July 18 to July 24

Tillman Publishes Two New Stories

Delve into mystery and the occult

Postal Center Closing

Until noon today

Attendance Due Tuesday

Please forward to Kelly Langkam

Call for Faculty Presenters

Teaching with Technology Week

Transition Away from Coal: Perspectives for Pennsylvania

Featuring Timon Wehnert from the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy in Berlin, Germany

Stark Construction Update

Work will impact the courtyard side of SLC

Network Outage Planned

The evening of July 14 and the morning of July 15

Larry Kuhar Publishes Poetry

Kuhar's poems appear in the peer-reviewed journal Ars Medica

More Streetscape Project Updates

Watch for changing pedestrian and vehicular traffic patterns

Vijay Arora to Present in India

In January 2018

Provide Enrollment Candidate Feedback by the End of the Day TODAY

Share your thoughts with the search committee

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

July 11 to July 17

Streetscape Project Updates

Please exercise caution

Print Shop Welcomes Online Job Ticketing

Sign up for training

Performance Appraisals Due July 31

Find more information online or contact Kristin Pitarra

SHINE Job Fair

Wilkes University invites applicants for part time positions in the SHINE afterschool program for 2017/18 school year on July 24, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Wilkes University All-Family Picnic

Friday, July 28, 2017 from noon to 3 p.m. on the Greenway.

USAC Brings You: Summer Mini Massage

July 19 from 11 to 1 p.m. in Savitz Lounge

Jazz in July

Concert dates are July 13, 20 and 27 from 7 to 9 p.m.

Search Committee for the Dean of Enrollment welcomes a candidate

Search Committee for the Dean of Enrollment welcomes a candidate to campus on Tuesday, July 11, 2017.

Submit a Nomination for the President's Awards for Excellence

Dr. Leahy invites members of the campus community to submit nominations for the 2016-2017 President's Awards for Excellence. All nominations must be received by Monday, July 17, 2017.

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre

July 4 - July 10 events in Downtown Wilkes-Barre.

USAC Quarterly Caught Being Colonel Deadline Approaching

Deadline is Friday, July 7, 2017

Library Front Entrance Open

The front entrance of the library is open during construction.

International Friendship Program seeking host families

The Office of International Engagement is seeking members of the Wilkes Community to as host families for 16 Panamanian students.

Bi-weekly salaried attendance reports

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Milestone Years of Service Congratulations!

Congratulations to the following employees who are celebrating milestone years of service in July 2017 at Wilkes University.

SwiftMD benefits through Wilkes University

This is a reminder on your SwiftMD benefits through Wilkes University. SwiftMD is a telemedicine service that delivers quality health care directly to patients in need.

Kudos to Vijay Arora

Distinguished lecturer at Ohio State University

Summer Academies Full

The Reading Academy and The Arts Academy, sponsored by the Education Department, have both reached maximum capacity for the summer of 2017.

EES Day Camp

The camp will run July 31 to Aug. 2, beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending each day at 4:30 p.m.

Pennsylvania Writers Conference

Early registration deadline is Friday, June 30.

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre

June 27 - July 3

Farewell party for Elizabeth Swantek

Wednesday, June 28, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Ballroom of the Henry Student Center.

Wilkes offers Business Bootcamp

Join a class that helps non-business majors learn how to build a business around an idea or concept.

Support Wilkes Cross Country

Order online by August 4

USAC Quarterly Caught Being Colonel Deadline Approaching

Submit your nominations by July 7

Dean of Enrollment Candidate Surveys Available

Please complete the survey by Friday, June 23 at noon

Register for the Arts and Reading Academies by July 1

Classes are filling up quickly

Win a Trip FROM France - Host a Student in August

August 3 through August 23

Arora Invited to Be Honorable Guest at Graphene 2017

His keynote address will be featured at the opening ceremony

Registrar's Office Closing at Noon Today

Due to staff training

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

June 20 to June 26

Dean of Enrollment Candidates to Visit Campus

Wednesday, June 21 and Thursday, June 22

Stark Loading Dock Entrance Closing

Beginning June 20

Attendance Reports Due Tuesday

Forward to Kelly Langkam

Revise This! Is Live

Check out the latest issue

Stephen Tillman Publishes Short Story

Check it out online

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

June 13 to June 19

Take a Tour Down the Susquehanna

Guided tours by kayak or canoe

Check Out RiverFest 2017

Food trucks, nature activities, music and more

Stark Loading Dock Entrance Closing June 14

Please enter through Cohen or the River Street entrance

Maslow Salon Reading Series Runs June 18 to 22

In conjunction with the Graduate Creative Writing Program Residency

Share Information at New Student Orientation

Anything new students and families need to know?

TGIF on June 16

A celebration to honor Wilkes retirees

Win WVIA Montage Mountain Water Park Tickets

Enter your name in the raffle

Employee Update

New and departing employees

Join Us to Celebrate Dr. Bernie Graham

Wednesday, June 14 at 4 p.m.

Check Out Summer Fitness Center Hours

Closed Saturdays and Sundays

Stone Meadows Golf Course Offers Wilkes Discount

Located in Buck Township, just south of Bear Creek

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Matthew Broskey

June 21 at 9:30 a.m.

New Sordoni Gallery Exhibit Opening

This Too Shall Pass featuring Mirandah Akeley and Corbett Fogue

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Nancy Weeks

June 22 at 3 p.m.

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

June 6 through June 12

Poconos Arts Council Holds Grants Workshop

Thursday, June 8 at the Sordoni Gallery

The Passing of Doris Saracino

passing, doris, saracino

Attendance Reports Due Tuesday

Please forward to Kelly Langkam

New Stephen Tillman Story Published

Check it out online

Wilkes Hosts Summer Academies for Children

Beginning Monday, July 17

Please Use Temporary Library Entrance

While construction is underway

Opioid Crisis Lecture Offered by Luzerne County Medical Society

Thursday, June 22 at 5:30 p.m.

South Franklin Street Closing

For road work on June 1

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

May 30 through June 5

Fitness Center Hours

Closed for the holiday

Pharmacy Intern Position Available

Albert's Pharmacy in Pittston

Degnan Ballet to Perform on Campus

Haensel und Gretel with Concerto Brialliant and other works

Help Students with Your Gift to the University Family Campaign

Please donate by May 31

Water Shut-Off at University Towers

May 24 at 12:30 p.m.

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

May 23 to May 29

Learn about Antiques

With antiques appraiser Dr. Lori Verderame

Attendance Reports Due Tuesday

Forward to Kelly Langkam

Henry's Closed Until June 12

Available for private catering

TimeTrak Approvals Needed

By close of business on Monday, May 22

Join Us in Wishing Sue Jolley Well

June 6 at 3:30

Kudos to Vijay Arora

Fulbright Specialist project opportunity in Brazil

Bursar's Office Has New Summer Hours

Starting Monday, May 22

Public Safety Provided with Naloxone

Partnership with the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy and Health & Wellness Services

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

May 16 to May 22

Final Spring Grades Available

View on the Wilkes portal

Employee Update

New and departing employees

Hit the Links with Pharmacy

The 17th Annual Pharmacy Dean's Golf Tournament

Stephen Tillman Publishes New Short Story

Check out the Scarlet Leaf Review

Wilkes Baseball Seeks Fall Intern

Opportunity for business, sports management or statistics students

Congratulations to Our Milestone Employees

For April, May and June

Shuttle Service to End for Semester

Have a great summer

Join Us for the Indian Classical Dance Recital

Saturday, May 13 at 6 p.m.

Meeting Scheduled for Transfer or Change-of-Major Nursing Students

Monday, May 22 at 10:30

Date Added for Cholesterol Screening

May 23 on campus

Come to the Safe Space Lunch & Learn

Hosted by USAC

Please Attend the Faculty Open Forum

May 15 at 2 p.m.

Please Attend the Staff Open Forum

May 15 at 9 a.m.

USAC Seeks Committee Members

Letters of interest due May 17

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

Find out what's happening downtown

Donate Unwanted Items

Let's fill the Alpha Lambda Delta blessing box

Attendance Reports Due May 9

Forward to Kelly Langkam

Volunteers Needed for Osterhout Book Sale

June 16 through 24

Stark Construction Update

Summer construction on the second and third floors

The Award Goes to . . .

The Wilkes Engineering Rube Goldberg Senior Projects Team

Thank You on Behalf of the University Family Campaign Committee

If you haven't made your gift, there's still time.

Consider Accelerated Air Force ROTC

For juniors, seniors, graduate students and recent grads

Congratulations to Our Caught Being Colonel Raffle Winner

And the gift card goes to . . .

English and Philosophy Majors Present Capstones

May 8, 9 & 10

Come to the Cabaret Recital

Monday, May 8 at 7 p.m.

Wilkes Chorus to Perform Mozart Requiem with NEPA Philharmonic

Friday, May 5 at 8 p.m.

Watch Commencement Live Online

Saturday, May 20

MSEE Thesis Presentations

Thursday, May 4 and Friday, May 5

Donate Medical Supplies to a Hospital in Tanzania, Africa

Looking for unexpired medical supplies and medications

Kudos to Vijay Arora

Congratulations on his paper publication

Christian Fellowship Club Goes to Camp Orchard Hill

Thursday, May 4 at 6 p.m.

Faculty/Staff Photo Shoot Scheduled for May 4

Pictures for the online directory or profile pages

Worried about Your Cholesterol?

Get a cholesterol panel, blood sugar and cardiovascular risk assessment

Mandatory Meeting for All Students with a Summer Internship

Thursday, May 4 at 1 p.m.

Looking for a Pre-Pharmacy?

Lehigh Valley pharmacy interns needed

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

May 2 through May 8

Cool Off with Josie's Ice

Only $2

Faculty/Staff Photo Shoot Scheduled for Tues., May 2 and Thurs., May 4

The Marketing Communications Department will be offering faculty and staff portrait opportunities on Tuesday, May 2 and Thursday, May 4 from 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Morgan Clevenger Book Signing

Dr. Morgan Clevenger, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Jay S. Sidhu School of Business & Leadership, will be hosting a book signing at Barnes & Noble on May 4 from 2pm-4pm. The book is titled Toward Entrepreneurial Community Development.

University Family Campaign Kick-Off Luncheon

Join us on Tuesday, May 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the University Family Campaign Kick-Off Luncheon in the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

Please Use Caution for Construction at Stark

Due to the construction of the Engineering RACP project in Stark we will have increasing demolition and construction activity in and around the Stark building.

Adjusted hours for the Colonel's Closet


Enjoy Colonel Appreciation Week

May 1 through May 5

Life Can Be Such a Drag

Thursday, May 4

Scholarships Available for a Semester in Washington, D.C.

Leadership and the American Presidency Program

Free and Confidential STD Testing on May 2

Hosted by Health & Wellness Services

Save the Date for the Family Picnic

Friday, July 28, 2017

Want to Be a Kid Again?

Stop by Barnes & Noble this Friday

Don't Forget to Glow on Saturday

5K suicide awareness run

Civic Band Presents "Carmina Burana"

Sunday, April 30 at 3 p.m.

Geisinger to Hire a P1 Student

For summer and the school year

Who Wants Ice Cream?

Manning's Dairy truck will be on campus on Thursday

Check Out the Updated Final Exam Schedule

Make sure your schedule is up to date

Choral Ensembles to Present "Love, Loss & Life"

Friday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Check Out the DDMA Capstones

Monday, May 1 and Tuesday, May 2

Support Kappa Psi at Rita's on Friday

April 28 from noon to 9 p.m.

Christian Fellowship Club Holds Worship Night

Featuring Pastor Martin

Help IME Business Team Help Others

Please donate clothing or toiletries

Do You Have a Story to Tell?

Sign up for a creative writing workshop.

Sign Up for the Colonel Charity Challenge by April 28

Compete for a good cause

Get Ready for the New Wilkes Portal

The new portal goes live this weekend!

What's Happening in Wilkes-Barre?

The week of April 25 to May 1

Congratulate SG's Outstanding Faculty and Staff Award Winners

Thank you for all you do!

Check Out the Running of the Trains

Featuring students from EE 342

Get Your Poetry Moving with Poetry In Transit

Let us put your poem on the bus

Wilkes Civic Percussion Performs Tonight

April 25, 2017

Calendar Change Reminder

End of semester schedule

Reserve. Ride. Return.

Interested in a car sharing service?

It's Time for the Annual VRC Geranium Sale

Pick up just in time for Mother's Day

Kudos to Vijay Arora

Placed on the Fulbright Specialist Program roster

Faculty/Staff Photo Shoot Scheduled for May 2 and May 4

Near the bell tower on the Fenner Quad

Salaried Attendance Reports Due Tuesday

Please forward to Kelly Langkam

Support the Pre-Pharmacy Club

Check out the merchandise during club hours

WCLH Takes Requests

Taking requests for Fall events

Calling All English Majors and Minors

You're invited to the English Department Spring Picnic

Get Your WVIA Family Day Tickets to Knoebels

Family Day is Saturday, May 13

ASME to Hold 11th Annual Car Show

Admission is free

Join Us for Today's United Nations Lecture

Presented by Abdul Hannan, Senior Development Expert at the United Nations Development Programme

Interested in Publishing?

Small press. Big opportunity.

Support Lambda Kappa Sigma at Josie's on Saturday

No need to bring a flyer

Join Us for the University Family Campaign Kick-off Brunch

Tuesday, May 2

Limited Student Center Parking on Saturday & Sunday

Closed for the ASME Car Show

Come to the Car Show

Sunday, April 23

Arcadia Chorale & Doug Smith Jazz Trio Present "Home Away from Home"

Friday, April 21 at 8 p.m.

Registration Open for PACC Conferences

Please feel free to share

Register for a Summer or Fall Internship on April 27

Come to the Office of Cooperative Education & Internships

Rosenn Lecture to Feature Anna Deavere Smith

Playwright, actor and professor

Christian Fellowship Club Holds Worship Night

Featuring Pastor Marc

Passan Nursing Students Present Capstones this Week

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Pie Your Professor

Faculty wanted!

Wilkes to Host Future Teachers Day

Friday, April 21

APha-ASP Guest Speaker to Focus on Prescription Addiction

Jesse Dariano from the College of New Jersey's (TCNJ) Collegiate Recovery Program

What's up in Wilkes-Barre?

April 18 to April 24

Congratulations to the Rube Goldberg Senior Projects Team

Please vote in the next round

Passan School of Nursing Presents Senior Capstones

The campus community is invited

Contemporary History Project Hosts Lecture

By Dr. Agnieszka Tuszynska, Assistant Professor of English at Queensborough-CUNY

Last Chance to Register for THE BIG EVENT


Colonel Charity Challenge Sign-Ups Extended

Have fun and give back to the community

Come to the Multicultural Awards

Don't miss the celebration

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Cassandra Marie Zegarski

Friday, April 21 at 10 a.m.

Hear "The People Speak"

Celebrate World Speech Day with a screening and panel discussion

Check Out the WGS Newsletter

The latest issue is available online

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Brian James Costello

Friday, April 21 at 1 p.m.

Register for the Big Event and Get a Free Shirt

Sign up online!

What's Happening in Wilkes-Barre?

Check out this week's events

Join the Wilkes Staff Group for the Big Event and Glow Run

Support our students and our community

Check Out Fitness Center Hours for Spring Holiday Break

Closed Thursday, April 13 through Sunday, April 16

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Anthony M. Naradko

Tuesday, April 18 at 10 a.m.

Learn More about Pennsylvania's Opioid Epidemic

Lunch-and-Learn hosted by USAC

Check Out the Alternative Spring Break Experience

Have lunch and learn more about ASB

Vote for Wilkes in the National Rube Goldberg Contest

Just click and like to vote!

Sign Up for the Colonel Charity Challenge by April 14

Help raise money for Ruth's Place

Salaried Attendance Reports Due Tuesday

Please forward reports to Kelly Langkam

Health Services Offers Free and Confidential STD Testing

Tuesday, April 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Author Susan Muaddi Darraj Presents WGS Conference Keynote Address

Monday, April 10 at 7 p.m.

Join Us for the Women's and Gender Studies Conference

Monday, April 10 and Tuesday, April 11

Take a Peek at Spring Holiday Dining Hours

Holiday hours for your favorite food spots on campus

Come to the Pop-Up Thrift Shop

Sponsored by SNPhA

Check Out Revise This!

News from the Wilkes creative writing community

Wilkes Hosts High School Students for Engineering Olympics

Area students to compete for $10,000 in scholarship money

IMPORTANT - Sophomore Nursing Student Meeting Scheduled for April 20

Before beginning your first clinical this fall

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Mirko Widenhorn

April 20 at 1 p.m.

Visiting Writer Valeria Luiselli to Read on April 11

Part of the Allan Hamilton Dickson Spring Writers Series

Support the Gold Bar Club at Chipotle on April 11

Fifty percent of your bill will go to the Wilkes Gold Bar Club

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Zella L. Ondrey

April 13 at 9:30 a.m.

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Christopher C. Sutzko

April 12 at 10 a.m.

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

See what's happening downtown this week

Register for Your Summer or Fall Internship on April 10

Stop by the Office of Cooperative Education and Internships

Interested in Campus Radio?

Current and interested DJs needed

Christian Fellowship Club Holds Worship Night

With guest Dave Vest from Restored Church

Donate Books to Help Kids SHINE

Now through the end of April

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Janel McCormick

Wednesday, April 12 at 1 p.m.

You're Invited to Passover Seder

Hosted by the JCC of Wilkes-Barre

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Dina Pepoli Udomsak

Monday, April 10 at 11 a.m.

Pardon Our French Today

French conversation group resumes today

Spring Holiday Recess Reminder

Recess begins Wednesday, April 12 at 10 p.m.

USAC Quarterly "Caught Being Colonel" Deadline Approaching

Seeking nominations from January through March

Dance to Make a Difference at Pharmathon

Get your dancing shoes ready

Commuter Council Sponsors Free Rita's

Today during club hours

Are You Brave Enough for Fear Factor?

Hosted by the Biology Club on April 11

"We Shot JFK" Opens April 6

Don't miss this multi-media live documentary

Join the OWLs for a Cooking Demonstration

Learn some easy, quick and tasty dishes

In Memory of Wilkes Colleague Karen Lucas

Condolences to Karen's family and friends

Please Give Blood

Donate and save a life

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Veronica Andes

Friday, April 21 at 4:30 p.m.

Student Center Parking Will Be Limited on April 4

Parking reserved for Health Fair vendors

Host Families Needed for the Fresh Air Fund

Share the fresh air and fun this summer

Inspire the Creative Writer in You

Attend our creative writing workshops

Glow Run Postponed

Rescheduled to April 29, rain or shine

Nursing Honor Society to Hold Induction

Zeta Psi chapter of Sigma Theta Tau

Your Colonel Colleagues Need You!

We're looking for staff members to mentor new employees

Women's and Gender Studies Conference Program Available

Conference scheduled April 10 and 11

Dissertation Defense Scheduled for Ian Joseph McCoog

Wednesday, April 5 at 1 p.m.

Deadline Approaching to Request Funding from Student Government

All materials due by Sunday, April 2

Have Questions about Internships? Find Answers Today!

Join Sharon Castano at noon or 3:30 p.m.

Check Out Some Homegrown Music with a Pre-Concert Discussion

Featuring world-premiere performances

You're Invited to the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society Induction Dinner

Thursday, April 6 at 4:30 p.m.

Celebrate Division III Week

Join Us for the Faculty/Student Athlete Luncheon

May Graduates - Don't Miss the Senior Meeting

Thursday, April 6 at 11 a.m.

Join the Interfaith Office for Lenten Reflection

A light dinner will be provided

Come to the SHINE Lunch & Learn

Hosted by USAC

Air Force ROTC to Host Open House

Open to all students in any major

Are You Planning to Graduate in May?

Paperwork is due by April 12

Join Us for a Screening of "The Hunting Ground"

Documentary screening and Q&A

Join Us for One Love Escalation Training

Video with discussion to follow

Find an Egg and Win a Prize

The Veteran's Council Easter egg hunt is underway

Christian Fellowship Club Holds Worship Night

This Thursday features Pastor Dan from Restored Church

Sign Up for the MSC Talent Show

Deadline is Friday, March 31

Sign Up for the Colonel Charity Challenge

Raise funds for Ruth's Place

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

Events scheduled from March 28 to April 3

Student Center Parking Will Be Limited This Thursday

Please park in another campus lot

Have Your Résumé Reviewed Before the Career Fair

Walk right in to Career Services

Congratulations to Employees Celebrating Milestones

Thanks to these friends and co-workers

Employee Update

New and departing employees

Check Out Glow Run Events this Week

Paint, bowl, run and celebrate

Summer Session Wants YOU!

Summer registration begins this week

Buddhist Meditation Session Held Today

Join us in Kirby Salon

Support Women's Volleyball at Moe's

Lunch or dinner on April 5

Salaried Attendance Reports Due March 28

Forward to Kelly Langkam

Register for The Big Event

Give back to the community

Join Us for the Inaugural Wilkes University Scholarship Symposium

Celebrating outstanding faculty research and scholarship

Buy a T-shirt from the Wilkes Letterwomen's Club

Show your Colonel pride

Come to the Health Fair

April 4 in the Ballroom

You're Invited to the Kimball Lecture

Featuring Paul Keim, Ph.D.

Find Out More about Reduced Tuition at Wyoming Seminary

Deadline is Monday, April 10

Next U.N. Speaker Scheduled for April 20

Abdul Hannan, Senior Development Expert, U.N. Development Programme

Last Chance for Domino's Pizza Coupons

Support the Geo-Explore Club and save money

Brenda Lee Robertson Dissertation Defense Scheduled

Friday, April 7 at 3 p.m.

VIP Day is March 25

Thanks for making VIP Day possible

Cafeteria & Rifkin Expecting Extra Traffic on March 25

Hosting students and parents for VIP Day

Take a Survey to Help BA 153 Students

Data collection for a group presentation

Who Doesn't Love Chocolate?

Support the Pre-Professional Society

University Family Campaign Survey Update

You can still complete the survey

Hear Guest Speakers Discuss Math and Medicine

Hosted by the College of Science and Engineering

Check Out Some Homegrown Music with Civic Band

Featuring world premiere performances

Brighten Your Day with Spring Flowers

Support the Pre-Professional Society of the College of Science & Engineering

Talk about Domestic Violence, Faith and Hope

Hosted by the Office of Diversity Initiatives

Complete the Marathon: How to Successfully Finish the Semester

Tips on studying, test-taking and time management

Help Children and Teens with Type 1 Diabetes

Hear about community service opportunities

Join Us for Law Day

Tuesday, March 28

Wilkes to Hold First Annual Integration Bee

Evaluate integrals and win prizes

Arcadia Chorale to Present 32nd Annual NEPA Bach Festival

A celebration of the music of J.S. Bach and his contemporaries

Christian Fellowship Club Holds Worship Night

With Brian Seay from Disciplemakers

What's Happening in Wilkes-Barre This Week?

Events from March 21 to March 27

Passan School of Nursing to Host Blood Drive

Schedule an appointment or walk in

New Sordoni Exhibition Opens March 23

Featuring the work of Lyndon Barrois, Jr.

Participate in "It's On Us" Week Events

Raising awareness surrounding sexual harassment, sexual violence and relationship violence

Stroke Prevention and Thyroid Screening

Schedule an appointment with Health Services

Sandra Pesavento Dissertation Defense Scheduled

Friday, March 24 at 10 a.m.

MSC Presents Poetry Night Featuring Daniel B. Summerhill

Internationally recognized performance poet

Tenth Week Course Withdrawal Deadline Extended for Main Campus

New deadline is Monday, April 10

Join Zebra Communications in an Eggs-traordinary Mission

In conjunction with Children's Miracle Network at Geisinger

Understanding Class Issues and Why They Matter

Webinar on March 22

Make a Difference and Gain Experience at the Relay for Life Bowl-A-Thon

Sunday, March 26 at Chacko's

Visiting Writer Henry Veggian to Read on March 21

Part of the Allan Hamilton Dickson Spring Writers Series

Tasha Cain to Speak at U.N. Lecture Series

Thursday, March 23 at 4 p.m.

Dissertation Defense Scheduled

Defense by Joseph E. Kondisko

Career Fair Moved to April 6

Get your résumé ready

Buddhist Meditation Will Be Wednesday This Week

Due to a scheduling conflict

Postal Center Delays

We're catching up

Adventures in Science Volunteers Needed

We're seeking a record number of volunteers

Congratulations to the Caught Being Colonel Raffle Winners

January and February winners

Toiletry Drive Supports Ruth's Place

Donations accepted all month

Registration Schedule Revised

Registration now begins March 26

Kudos to Professor Arora

Distinguished lecturer in Pikes Peak, Colorado

Announcing the Wilkes University Dr. Joseph Donald Stephens, DDS Global Scholars Award

Competitive award for full-time undergraduate students

Celebrate Women's History Month

Presentation by Laurie A. Rofini

Follow Men's Soccer on Instagram

Stay up to date

Need Music for an Event?

WCLH can help

Come to Global Coffee Hour

St. Patrick's Day Event

Seeking Nominations for Multicultural Awards

Honor contributions to multicultural awareness

Postponed - Celebrate a Community of Health

Lecture will be rescheduled

Salaried Attendance Reports Due Tuesday

Please send to Kelly Langkam

Please Complete the HERI Faculty Survey

Let us know what you think

Support the Relay for Heat

Scheduled for March 25

Buy a T-shirt

Support the Wilkes Letterwomen's Club

Buddhist Meditation Resumes March 14

Join us in Kirby Salon

Don't Miss the Career Fair on Tuesday

Opportunities for all majors

Dr. Jackson Katz Presents "Men, Women, Sex and Violence"

Keynote address for "It's On Us Week"

Mid-term Grades Now Available

Check your grades on the Wilkes portal

Fall and Summer Registration Begins March 19

Time to pre-register with your advisor

Walk the Runway

Still accepting donations of prom attire

Help Plant a Forest

Earth Day Tree Planting

First Floor SLC Hallway Closing for RACP Project

East hallway will be closed starting March 10

Shuttle Service to Resume March 12

Gateway Shopping Center stop added Sunday evenings

Please Take the University Family Campaign Survey

Let us know what you think

Seats Remaining for Creative Nonfiction Workshop

Learn how to tell your story

Please Recycle Inter-Office Envelopes

Help save money

USAC Seeks Caught Being Colonel Nominations

Accepting nominations for January 2017 through March 2017

Check Out Spring Break Dining Hours

Hours for Henry's and Starbucks

Pre-Order Your Pierogi

Support the sophomore class

Fitness Center Spring Break Hours

Check out the schedule during break

Have a Safe Spring Break

Stop by the BACCHUS table in the SUB

USAC Seeks Newsletter Content Suggestions

We're looking for your ideas

Manuscript Seeks Submissions

Submission deadline is March 17

Help Clean Up Kirby Park

Volunteer, get some fresh air and make friends

Check Out the New Portal

Demonstrations will be held in the library

Cheer on the Men's Volleyball Team Tonight

Our first home match

Zika Prevention Kits Available

Sponsored by the Wilkes-Barre Department of Health

Christian Fellowship Club Hosts Speaker This Thursday

Brian Seay from Disciplemakers

Get Healthy Eating Advice at Henry's

Food samples and health tips

Buy Some Homemade Pierogi

Support the sophomore class

The People Speak: Celebrating Unexpected Voices at Wilkes University

Sponsored by Communication Studies and Lambda Pi Eta Communication Honor Society

What's Up in Wilkes-Barre?

Check out this week's events

Ready, Set, Glow!

Glow Run for suicide prevention awareness

Last Call - Domino's Buy One-Get One Pizza Coupons

Support the Geo-Explore Club

Chemistry Club Paint Night Rescheduled to March 2

A fun night of chemistry-inspired painting

Learn More about Autonomous Vehicles and Engineering Ethics

Seminar scheduled March 14

Judges Needed for the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science

Still searching for volunteer judges

Come to Résumé Rush Hour to Get Ready for the Career Fair

The Career Fair is Tuesday, March 14

Thank You for Supporting the Admissions Team

Stop by our Chase Hall meet and greet

Learn about Double Consciousness in "The Souls of Colored Folk" Presentation

The work of W.E.B. DuBois in today's context

Steve Forbes Delivers Kirby Lecture March 1

Co-sponsored by the Young America's Foundation

Salaried Attendance Reports Due

Attendance Due Feb. 28

Paint and Sip with IRHC

The theme for the painting is spring

Be an IEP Conversation Partner

Make friends and learn together

Colonel's Closet Available

Open to students who need assistance

Bet on Reading - Donate Books to SHINE

Drop off new or gently used K-8 books

Attend the Women's Reproductive Health Panel

Panel discussion and Q&A

Check Out the WGS Newsletter

The latest edition is available now!

Stop by the Planned Parenthood Meetup

A chance to show your support

Attend the NEPA Alliance of AAUP Conference

Held April 8

Ash Wednesday Service Will Be Held March 1

Ashes will also be available on a walk-in basis

Get Your Tickets for Spring Fling

Tickets go on sale Feb. 27

Writer Rivka Galchen to Visit Wilkes Feb. 28

Part of the Allan Hamilton Dickson Spring Writers Series

Volunteers Needed for Dallas High School Rummage Sale

Support the graduation lock-in

Meet Up with NEPA Circuits

Electronic circuit development meet up

Play BINGO with Programming Board

Win concert-themed prizes

Annual WGS Conference - Last Call for Proposals

Proposals due Friday, Feb. 24

Admissions to Host Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science

We're expecting 700 high school students

Have Some Laughs and Help the Environment

Fundraiser at WiseCrackers Comedy Club at Mohegan Sun

Check out the Employee Update

New and departing employees

Register Now: Inspiring Citizenship through Community Engaged Teaching and Learning

Held at Juniata College on March 28

Check Out Changes to Vacation/Sick Time Donation Policy

Sick time donations have been approved

See a Screening of The White Helmets

Sponsored by Wilkes UNICEF Club

Leadership Wilkes-Barre Seeks Nominees

Submit a letter of interest by March 31

Get Socks and Support Women's Soccer

Women's and men's sizes available

See a Video at Worship Night

Anyone is welcome

Buy a Wilkes Blanket

Support the junior class

What's up in Wilkes-Barre?

Check out this week's events

Help Raise Funds and Awareness with Wilkes UNICEF Club

Buy a t-shirt to benefit the Wyoming Valley Children's Association

Interested in an Internship or Study Abroad?

Get answers to your questions

Step into the Internship Spotlight with Baker Tilly

A chance to spend your summer in the spotlight

Join the Conversation - Africa, African Studies and Black History

Join Dr. Leslie Patrick and Dr. Richard Waller

Pardon Our French!

French conversation group meets Wednesday

Better LATTE Than Never - Résumé Consults & Coffee

Get feedback before the Career Fair

See Love Marriage in Kabul

Part of the Cultural Film Series

Coming Out of the Locker Room

Webinar sponsored by NEPDEC

Student Government Supports All Students

Respect and support for the student body and our core values

Check Out This Pharmacy Student Video Project

Learn more about stimulant use on college campuses

Buddhist Meditation Sessions Resume after Spring Break

Tuesday meditation sessions will return in a few weeks

Better Late Than Never - Resume Consults & Coffee

Get your resume ready for the career fair

Anyone Can Enter - National Engineers Week Giveaway

Sponsored by Wilkes engineering clubs

Talk about Tennessee Williams

Following Little Theatre's production of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"

Don't Miss "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown"

Good Grief!

Thank You from the Special Olympics

We couldn't have done it without you

Encourage Students to Share Their Experiences

We need to know how students feel about Wilkes

Club Advisor Needed

Rotaract Club is seeking an advisor

Reminder: WGS Conference Proposals Due Feb. 24

Seeking presentations on a broad range of gender-related topics

"The Souls of Colored Folk" Presentation Rescheduled

The work of W.E.B. DuBois in today's context

Sign Up for a Creative Writing Workshop

Tell your story

Walk-in Wednesday Resume Day

Get feedback on your resume

Make Magic at the Cinderella's Closet Runway Show

Donate or model prom attire

Enjoy a Walking Taco This Thursday

Support the ASB trip to the Dominican Republic

Christian Fellowship Club to Host Speaker on Feb. 16

Wayne Morgan of Youth for Christ

Support the Geo-Explorers by Going to Moe's

Help fund the spring break trip to California's National Parks

Black History Month Program Presented Feb. 21

Featuring Leslie Patrick, Associate Professor of History at Bucknell University

First Annual Wyoming Valley Undergraduate History Conference Will Be Held Feb. 22

Sponsored by the History Departments of Wilkes and King's

Congratulations to Our Caught Being Colonel Raffle Winner

And the gift card goes to . . .

Experience Panamanian Culture - Feb. 23

Bring your dancing shoes

Celebrate Heart Health Month with BACCHUS

Valentine's Day Heart Health

See What's Happening Downtown - Feb. 14 to 20

This week's events in Wilkes-Barre

Buddhist Meditation Session Held Today

Meet in the Kirby Salon

Pardon Our French

Join the French Conversation Group

Attend a Free Showing of Dreamcatcher

Award-winning Sundance Film Festival Documentary

Take a Survey on Electric Cigarettes/Vapes

Please help pharmacy students with an anonymous survey

Enjoy a Free Breakfast

Courtesy of the Commuter Council

Sign Up for Intramural Sports Today

Don't miss the deadline

Salaried Attendance Reports Due Tuesday

Don't forget to submit your time

Early Alert Available

Support student success and engagement

Mechanical Engineering Presents Visiting Professor Candidate Lectures

Lectures scheduled this week

Thinking About Changing Your Major?

Meet with University College advisors

Watch the Grammys in Your Jammies

Come join IRHC for a showing of the Grammys with free food and prizes on Sun., Feb. 12 at 8:00 p.m.

Celebrate a Community of Health

Celebrate a Community of Health with speakers Dr. Ference and Dr. Grossman.

Diocese of Scranton Hosting Event

The Diocese of Scranton is hosting an event.

Attend Dreamcatcher Film

All are welcome to the Cultural Film Series, "Dreamcatcher", a documentary focusing on Brenda Myers-Powell, a former teenage prostitute who runs the Dreamcatcher Foundation, a charity which helps women in Chicago leave the sex industry, on Wednesday, February 15 in Stark 259 from 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Faculty Presentations Requested for VIP Day

We are kindly requesting a few more faculty mini classes for our Admissions VIP Day on Saturday, March 18th.

Colonel Overnight Experience Canceled on Feb. 8 & 9

The Admissions Colonel Overnight Experience scheduled for Wednesday, February 8th and Thursday, February 9th has been cancelled due to impending inclement weather. We apologize about any inconvenience this may cause. If the event is rescheduled at a later date, we will reach out to those involved to provide updates at that time.

Please Join Us for a Memorial Service for Brianna Smarkusky

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Brianna Smarkusky will be held on Thurs., Feb. 16, at 11:15 a.m. in the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

SNPhA Empanada Sale Feb. 9 & 14

SNPhA will be having an empanada sale on Thurs., Feb. 9 and Tues., Feb. 14 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Celebrate Self Love Day on Feb. 9

Programming Board is hosting a Self Love event where everyone can come together and feel confident about themselves.

Take Out Tapas

Take Out Tapas

This Week in Downtown Wilkes-Barre: Feb. 7 - 13

A week of great music, comedy, theater, entertainment, and learning in downtown Wilkes-Barre.

Mentoring Project Funding Grant Applications

Information regarding Mentoring Project Fund Grants for the 2017-18 academic year can be found at http://wilkes.edu/about-wilkes/university-committees/mentoring-committee/funding-requests.aspx/ under the title Mentoring Project Funding for 2017-2018.

Poetry Workshop with Craig Czury Feb. 8

Attend a poetry workshop with Craig Czury.

The Souls of "Colored" Folk Presentation

The Souls of "Colored" Folk presentation by Diversity Initiatives

Southern Teachers Agency Seeks Bachelor Candidates

The Southern Teachers Agency seeks bachelor level candidates interested in teaching in southern U.S. schools.

Mechanical Engineering Presentations

Feb. 6, 8 and 10

Stay Safe with Free and Confidential STD Testing

Stop by Health & Wellness Services

Colonel's Closet Food Pantry Now Open

Available to all students and staff

Visit the APhA Bake Sale

Buy some tasty treats

Make and Take Essential Oils

Make a lavender lemon sugar scrub

Leave Your Major Not Your University

Speak with advisors from University College

Learn How to Love Your Interview

Part of Love Your Career Month

SHINE Opens 8th Center

Check out the media coverage

Adventures in Reading Has a Few More Spaces

Registration forms due no later than Feb. 6

Send a Singing Valentine to Someone Special

Celebrate with this unique chorus fundraiser

V-Day is Here - Annual Performance of The Vagina Monologues

Help end violence against girls and women

Lunch and Learn with Dean Frear and USAC

Learn about personal finance

Buddhist Meditation Scheduled for Monday, Feb. 6 (Not Tuesday)

Same time and place, different day

Klemow to Lead Statewide Conservation Organization

Voted President Elect of the Pennsylvania Biological Survey

Save the Date for Career Day

Get your resume ready

Get Employers to Love Your Resume

A Love Your Career Month Event

Attend a Free Screening of Gender Revolution

Sponsored by Wilkes GSA and the NEPA Rainbow Alliance

Come to the Cultural Film Series

Impact of uranium mining on Sioux Nation Land

Sordoni Gallery Presents Lydia Panas Lecture

Panas will talk about her current exhibition

IRS Form 1095-C Distribution

Proof of medical insurance coverage

Paint with Chemistry Club

A fun night of chemistry-inspired art

Celebrate Chinese New Year with Global Education and Diversity

Global Coffee Hour with the Asian Cultural Society

Get Free Pizza and Support the Geo-Explorers

Get a Domino's coupon card

Christian Fellowship Club Holds Worship Night

Anyone is welcome

Shop Online with the School of Business and Leadership

Support the Geo-Explore Club trip to California

Buy a Beef Stick

Support Phi Beta Lambda

What's Happening in Downtown Wilkes-Barre this Week?

Events for Jan. 31 to Feb. 6

Adventures in Reading Registration Forms Due Feb. 1

Register now for program beginning Feb. 15

Please Give Blood

Support local patients in need

Give Your Valentine Some Roses

Student Government Rose Sale

Diversity Webinar Rescheduled to Feb. 6

Please join Dr. Carolyn Lukensmeyer

Salaried Attendance Reports Due Jan. 31

Please forward to payroll

Learn More About Traveling Abroad with Students

Chat with experienced faculty and staff

Buddhist Meditation Sessions Resume Tuesday

Join us in the Kirby Salon

Grab a Walking Taco

Support the ABS trip to the Dominican Republic

Slay Your Way to Prom

Donate and model gently used prom attire

Join Us for a Game of Sexual Jeopardy on Feb. 7

Form a team and show off your knowledge

Wilkes and Rotary Club Host a Discussion of the War in Syria

Presented by Dr. Raymond Khoudary

2016 Tuition Tax Forms (1098 T) Are Available Online

Find it on the portal

Norovirus Cases Increase on Campus

Help slow the spread of the illness

Join Diversity Initiatives for a Webinar on Jan. 30

Incivility and Political Disfunction

Get Tickets to See Frankie Ballard and LOCASH

March 19 at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts

Use a Safe Harbor to Complete Online Transactions

Meet in the lobby of the Department of Public Safety

Nominate an Outstanding Adult Learner

Nominations due by Feb. 20

Check Out This Week in Downtown Wilkes-Barre

Find out what's happening downtown

Practice Winter Weather Preparedness

Some tips to stay safe this winter

Welcome MEDUCA Guests to Campus

Show off your best Colonel hospitality

Christian Fellowship Worship Night Held Jan. 26

Anyone is welcome

Adventures in Reading Begins Feb. 15

For children in grades PreK to 6

Programming Board Presents Comedian Dino Archie

Get ready to laugh

Mandatory Meeting for Spring Interns

Must attend for spring interns

Support Phi Beta Lambda's Chipotle Fundraiser

Help fund our trip to Harrisburg

Grief Counseling Available

Meet to share memories or schedule an individual appointment

New Tillman Short Story Published

Check out the link below

Stay Safe with Free and Confidential STD Testing

Stop by Health and Wellness Services

Veterans Council Meeting

See what's coming up this semester

Red Cross Home Fire Campaign Mobilizing

Response to the fatal fire in Exeter

Volunteers Needed

Assist with the Point in Time Count

Submit Your Graduation Paperwork ASAP

Please make an appointment with your advisor

Participate in a Novel Focus Group

Discuss an upcoming novel by Jeff Talarigo

Pharmacy Students Assist with Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups on Jan. 21

Sign up or just gather information

Passan School of Nursing to Host ATI TEAS Test

Four dates available this semester

Wilkes Women's Sports Teams to Host Free Clinic

In honor of National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Expect Crowds in the Cafeteria and Rifkin on Jan. 21

High traffic expected for Open House

Let's Talk About Sex

BACCHUS sponsoring "Sexual Jeopardy"

Employee Update

New employees on campus

See Hidden Figures with Diversity Initiatives

Let's go to the movies

American Red Cross Holds Emergency Blood Drive

Looking for eligible donors

Photography Exhibit Opening January 20

After Sargent by Lydia Panas runs Jan. 20 to Mar. 3

Meet with a TIAA Financial Consultant

Get answers to your retirement planning questions

TREC Seeking Nominations

Nominations due February 17

Congratulations to Professor Arora

Kudos on a distinguished lecture tour

Ed.D. Spring 2017 Newsletter Is Live

Check out the doctoral program newsletter

Salaried Attendance Reports Due Today

Please forward to Payroll

Office of International Engagement Seeks Host Families

Show students from Panama some Colonel hospitality

Wilkes Conservatory Recital Featuring Corinna Muller

Free recital for flute, piano and cello

Help Cinderella's Closet Get Ready for Prom

Donations and fashion show models needed

The Passing of Brianna Smarkusky

The University will share arrangement details

Check Out PNC Workplace Banking

Meet PNC representatives on campus

Celebrate Heart Month

Learn hands-only CPR

Can You Help the Red Cross on Monday?

You could help save lives

Safe Walking in the Winter

Beware of ice, snow and slippery conditions

Save the Date for Summer Orientation

Join us to welcome the newest Colonels

Seminar Hosted by Pharmaceutical Sciences

Presented by Dr. Lukasz Witek

Follow Public Safety on Facebook

Find out more

Join Us for January 2017 Convocation

Thursday, January 19

Caught Being Colonel Quarterly Deadline Approaching

Nominees due January 19

Celebrate the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Please join us for this annual observance

Join the MLK Day of Service

Partnering with the American Red Cross

Updated Travel Reimbursement Forms

New form on the Wilkes portal

Men's Lacrosse Youth Play Day

Register for our indoor boys' lacrosse camp

Parking Garage Preventative Maintenance

Garage will reopen Jan. 4

SHINE Teacher Assistant Positions Available

Opportunities for education majors and students in STEAM fields

This Week in Downtown Wilkes-Barre - Jan. 3 to 9

Check out this week's events

Salaried Attendance Reports Due Today

Please submit ASAP

Maslow Foundation Salon Reading Series Runs Jan. 8 to 12

Featuring fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama and film

Farewell Celebration

Please join us to wish Jack Chielli well

Revise This

The latest news from Creative Writing

Register for a Spring Internship

Register during the first week of classes