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You can now register to celebrate with your Wilkes family at Homecoming 2016: September 30-October 2. Click here to view the full schedule. Weekend highlights include an expanded Pints with Professors and on-campus kick-off to the Twist & Stout Downtown Bar Tour. Purchase your tickets now so you don’t miss any Homecoming fun this fall.
It’s time to vote for your favorite Homecoming t-shirt design! Choose between design 1, which is a 70s retro style and design 2, which is a traditional collegiate style. Both shirts will be heathered yellow and are made of soft, vintage-style material that will be the perfect addition to your Wilkes wardrobe. Click here to select your favorite. We’ll announce the winning design in the August issue of the alumni e-newsletter. Purchase one of these limited edition tees for $12 on the Homecoming registration form and also during the weekend of Homecoming. Quantities are limited, so purchase yours now and we'll include it with your welcome bag at the first event for which you've registered.

Start making plans to come back to campus by booking your hotel room. A number of hotels near campus are offering special rates for Homecoming attendees, with some providing shuttle service to and from campus...more

Marching Colonels: Drum Majors & Fall Show Announced
The Wilkes Marching Band announced three new drum majors: Josh Hagan, a junior mechanical engineering major, Wharton, N.J.; Autumn Peck, a junior pharmacy major, Shamokin, PA; and Kristen Santey, a senior elementary and early childhood education major, Pittston, PA. For the Wilkes Marching Band's fall show, the group will be featuring an eclectic mix of rock and pop music from Queen, Earth, Wind and Fire, Radiohead and Demi Lovato...more

Are You Interested In Traveling With Wilkes?
In the past, the Wilkes Alumni Office has hosted trips to Europe, including locations in Italy and Germany. Our office has received some general interest in other trips, but we would like more detailed feedback from our interested alumni travelers. Please fill out this brief survey if you are interested in traveling with Wilkes in the here

Register Now for the 4th Annual Football Golf Outing

On August 5, 2016, Wilkes football alumni are invited to join former teammates, coaches and friends for a fun day of golf, fun, food and prizes. All proceeds benefit the Wilkes Football program. Learn more and register here.

The Wilkes Colonel is Ready for Vacation
The Colonel is ready to go with you on all of your summer adventures! Contact the alumni office to receive your own paper Colonel or print your own by clicking here. Then, take him on your summer vacation, road trip or through your everyday travels and snap a photo to send to the Alumni Office. We’ll add him to our Facebook photo album. Let’s keep the Colonel very busy this summer! 

Introduce a Young Person to Wilkes University
Have a relative, neighbor or friend starting the college search process? Introduce him or her to your alma mater. Wilkes University will host an open house for undergraduate students on Saturday, Sept. 17. Find out more information about our open houses here. Can’t come in September? Encourage your student to attend one of our fall open houses, which will take place on Saturday, Nov. 12. You can always schedule a personal tour by calling (800) WILKES-U Ext. 4400 or clicking here. Make sure to mention that you’re an alumnus/a!

We want to know what you've been up to!  Share your news with your fellow alumni by emailing information to Jacki Lukas at and it will appear in the next e-newsletter.

Andrew Amoroso
Drew Amoroso '06 began his own law f...
James Jenkins
Jim '65 and Leslie '65 Jenkins c...
Leslie Jenkins
Leslie '65 and Jim '65 Jenkins c...
Erin Hardiman
Erin Hardiman returned to the University...
Sherri Markiw
Wilkes graduate Sherri Markiw MS '16...
Christopher Gulla
Chris Gulla '10 accepted a new posit...
Daniel DiMaria
Daniel DiMaria, Esq. '08, married lo...
John Lack
John Lack ’78, published his second work...
Lisa Dreier
Dean Anthony Clossen was born November 2...
John Bednarz
Attorney John A. Bednarz, Jr. MA '06...
Jason Woloski
Jason R. Woloski, M.D., class of 2010, w...
Daniel Cook
Daniel P. Cook, PE '05 graduated fro...

4th Annual Football Golf Tournament
August 5

Homecoming 2016

September 30-October 2

Pharmacy Care Lab Dedication
Save the Date - October 22

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