Members of the Wilkes University family are invited to gather together to remember the life of Coach Rollie Schmidt. Services will be held on Monday, June 1, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. in the Wilkes University Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts. The family will receive visitors on Monday from 5:00 p.m. to the time of the service at the Darte Center.
Read the December e-news! Check out the latest news from campus in the December e-newsletter! Thank you to our alumni for an excellent year. We also have lots of upcoming events in 2015 - don't miss out!
Take the Wilkes Colonel with you wherever you go! Print out the Flat Colonel here and take him on all your adventures! Make sure to send the Office of Alumni Relations photos from your summer travels.
Eddie Elgonitis - Wilkes' "Mailroom Marvel" For nearly 40 years, Eddie Elgonitis has been a fixture on the Wilkes campus. You may remember him from his position behind the mailroom counter in the Henry Student Center or his regular seat behind the cheerleaders at basketball games the Marts Gym. Read more about Eddie, including what he calls "one of the greatest thrills" in his life - participating in the seventh annual Wilkes Relay for Life with President Pat Leahy last year - in "Mailroom Marvel", written by Bill Schneider MA '14... more
The Passing of Dean Jane Lampe Groh It is with sadness the University announces the passing of Dean of Student Affairs Emerita Jane Lampe Groh. Dean Lampe Groh began her service at Wilkes in 1969. During her career at Wilkes she served as Dean of Women, Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Dean of Student Affairs.
Alumni Board President Cynthia Charnetski ’97 Has Sights Set on Success Cynthia Charnetski ’97 has a long history with Wilkes. She grew up on campus. Her father, Carl Charnetski ’70, has been a professor of psychology here for decades. Now an optometrist at Northeastern Eye Institute and the new president of the Alumni Association board of directors, Cindy discusses her goals for the association, and her ideas on engaging alumni.