Maintaining Hope in Adversity: 5th Annual Diversity & Inclusion Student Conference

Wilkes University 84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Raise awareness of and develop competency in diversity and social justice topics at our 5th annual installment of the Diversity & Inclusion student conference! This year's keynote speaker will be Rev. Shawn Walker.Certificates of completion will be given at the end of the conference.

Creative Writing Program Online Information Session

Online

Learn more about the Maslow Graduate Creative Writing Program during our online information session! Meet the program director, hear about our approach to writing and review the admissions process without leaving your home. Sessions are conveniently held via Zoom.

Mining the Essay: Finding Universal Connection in Personal Moments

Essays that are read and reread unearth private and personal moments for universal connection. In this workshop designed for intermediate writers, learn how to integrate universal topics into personal essays and vice versa. The four-week course will culminate in an online reading of one revised piece the student has written…

$120

Manuscript Halloween Reading

Kirby Hall Salon 202 S River Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Come join The Manuscript Society at their annual Halloween Poetry Reading at 5:30pm on Saturday, October 29th. The event will take place in the Kirby Salon. Feel free to read or simply listen to others read and enjoy the general ambiance of the building. Light refreshments will be served. Costumes…

Free

Art in Context Feature Event: Curator Panel Discussion

Sordoni Art Gallery 141 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre

Reception to follow; light refreshments with wine/beer barFree and open to the public Celebrate the opening of David C. Driskell and Friends: Creativity, Collaboration, and Friendship with exhibition curators. Discussions will center around the pivotal influence David C. Driskell had on the art history canon, his growth as an artist,…

Free

Experience in Nursing

Henry Student Center Ballroom 84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre

Join us for an experience in nursing! Interact with nursing students, meet faculty & staff, tour the clinical nursing simulation center and more!

Free

Ed.D Information Session

Online

Learn more about our Doctorate in Educational Leadership program by attending one of our upcoming information sessions. Sessions are conveniently held via Zoom so you can hear more about our program, meet our faculty and review the admissions process without leaving home.

Art in Context Film Screening: Black Art: In the Absence of Light

Sordoni Art Gallery 141 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre

Moderated by Dan Kimbrough, Owner/Founder of Park MultiMediaRegistration Required ​Inspired by the work of the late artist and curator David Driskell, this illuminating documentary spotlights the indelible contributions of some of the foremost African American artists in today's contemporary art world, including Theaster Gates, Kerry James Marshall, Faith Ringgold, Amy…

Free

November Open House

McHale Athletic Center 169 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA

You and your family are invited to join us for Open house on Saturday, November 12th! Explore our academic offerings, meet faculty, hear from our current students, learn about extracurricular opportunities, tour the campus, and see if Wilkes is the right place for you!

Free

Second Saturday Family Hour: Kara Walker Silhouettes

Sordoni Art Gallery 141 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre

Free and open to the public Kara Walker is among the most complex and prolific American artists of her generation. She has gained national and international recognition for her cut-paper silhouettes depicting historical narratives. Make your own cut paper silhouette while viewing one of Walker’s masterpieces in the gallery. Materials…

Free

Creative Writing Program Online Workshop & Info Session

Online

Learn how to write your story and get published with our Maslow Graduate Creative Writing program, offering MA and MFA degrees in a variety of writing genres including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, playwriting, screenwriting and spoken word. Sessions are conveniently held via Zoom so you can hear more about our program,…

Recurring Event Virtual Bonner Info Session

Virtual Bonner Info Session

Take a few minutes to learn how you can get to know the Wilkes-Barre community by serving those around you. Join Catie, the Bonner Program Coordinator, to see how you can join in your first-year as a Colonel! When you register, you will be able to choose a 20 minute…