10 Top Stories from 2022

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Top 10 Stories from 2022

What a year! There were so many great happenings at Wilkes in 2022 – here’s a look back at 10 of our top stories from this past year:

Wilkes launched a multiphase project at 116 South Main Street in Wilkes-Barre.

Residential, student and community destination plans were shared for this historic property in downtown Wilkes-Barre.

Wilkes hosted world-renowned lecturers.

Margaret Atwood, author of The Handmaid’s Tale (pictured here with President Greg Cant and Angela Cant), Jon Meacham, Pulitzer-Prize winning historian, and Jake Wood, founder of Team Rubicon, were three of the prestigious lecturers who spoke at Wilkes in 2022. On March 26, 2023, the Rosenn Lecture series will feature award-winning author, historian and Harvard professor of history Jill Lepore. Get more info and register here.

New branding initiative launched at Wilkes.

A new branding initiative was the culmination of a yearlong study that included focus groups and surveys. Over 2,800 students, faculty and staff participated, and shared what drives them, what they feel is important and how they perceive Wilkes. This data was the basis for Wilkes University’s new messaging: At Wilkes, you will. Watch the video overview.

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