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
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.
Dr. Mark Stair ’70 Shares Passion for Veterinary Practice With Wilkes Student Wilkes junior biology major Brianna Smith’s part-time position at the Trucksville Dog and Cat Hospital is more than a job. It’s an opportunity to be mentored by Dr. Mark Stair ’70 at his practice in Dallas, Pa., and to explore her passion for the veterinary field. Such opportunities with alumni are typical for Wilkes students during college.
Susan Dalton Saint Onge ’91 Says Thanks With Gift to Women’s Soccer
Passan School of Nursing Newsletter Read the latest issue of the Nuring @ Wilkes e-newsletter! This issue has a message from the new dean, student updates and faculty accolades.
School of Education Newsletter Read the news from the School of Education.
Alumni Gather to Support Classmate Bob Tarone '71 celebrated the 75th anniversary of his family-owned store on March 10. Classmates gathered to celebrate with Bob & his family.
Alumni Association Appoints New Board of Directors The Alumni Association Board of Directors welcomes four new directors for the 2016 fiscal year, which begins in June: Lisa Hartman Ninotti ’02, MBA ’08, Michael Noone ’97, Emilie Gino ’60, and Kristin Klemish ’04.
2016 Alumni Scholarship Recipient The recipient of this year’s alumni scholarship is Alyssa Mursch '17, daughter of Judy Morgan McDonough '87. Congratulations!
Education Newsletter - Fall 2016 Read the education newsletter for fall 2016.
Luzerne County SHINE Program at Wilkes University Marks Successful First Year The Luzerne County SHINE Program at Wilkes University marked its first year of bringing educational opportunity to students with a Dec. 20 celebration at the West Side Career and Technical Center. The after school program, launched in 2015, now serves more than 300 students in pre-K through eighth grade from five school districts. In addition to marking the program’s first anniversary, the event served to announce that SHINE will open its eighth center at Lee Park Elementary School in the Hanover Area School District in early 2017.