Three Wilkes University students were awarded the Dr. Joseph Donald Stephens, DDS Global Scholars Award. The award provides students with scholarships to pursue their education in another country. The award was established by Panos Kalaritis, a member of the Class of 1977, and his wife, Deborah Stephens Kalaritis, a member of the Class of 1978, in honor of her father, who also graduated from Wilkes in 1951.
The three students are:
- Victoria Morrison of Forty Fort, Pa., who will be completing an internship relating to event management, either in Malaysia or Seoul, South Korea, during summer 2019.
- Trishia Kinney of Nanticoke, Pa., who will be taking sociology courses at the University of Birmingham in London while traveling the country during the fall 2019 semester.
- Danay Rosa of Allentown, Pa., who will be taking science courses at Icesi University in Colombia as well as completing her Spanish minor while doing clinical rotations during the fall 2019 semester.