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Read the July E-news
The July issue of the alumni e-newsletter features the latest homecoming information, recent campus photos and lots of class notes.  Read it now!

Wilkes University Raises Record Amount for Scholarships For First-Generation College Students
Wilkes University affirmed its commitment to educate first-generation college students with a highly successful event that raised more than $250,000 for scholarships. The inaugural Founders Gala, held June 7 at the Westmoreland Club in Wilkes-Barre, benefited the newly established First Generation Fund, which provides scholarships for students who are the first in their families to attend college. The amount raised is the highest from a single event in University history...more

Take the Wilkes Colonel with you wherever you go!
Print out the Flat Colonel here and take him on all your adventures!

2014 Colonel Blazer Recipients
In 1979, John Chwalek presented the first Colonel Blazer, which honors faculty, administrators, alumni and distinguished members of the community who have made significant contributions to the progress of Wilkes.  This year’s recipients are past Alumni Association President Thomas Ralston ’80, eight-time letterwinner Ted Yeager ’72 and Wilkes creative writing program co-founder Bonnie Culver.  The blazers will be presented at the John Chwalek Golf Tournament on June 26, 2014... more

Read the Colonel Connection Athletics Newsletter!
Read the Wilkes University Athletics newsletter, which gives an inside look into Colonel Athletics.  Each season, you will receive a recap of the action and a preview of what's to come. 


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