LitFest 2023: Journey of a Book

Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts 239 S River St., Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

A discussion and celebration of recent releases by three of our faculty methors: Phillip Brady, Shanta Lee Gander and Nisha Sharma. Hosted by program alumna Julie Sidoni Yelen.

Free

LitFest 2023: Alumni Reading & Tribute to Jennifer Diskin

Fenner Quadrangle

A reading and book signing by our published/produced alumni, followed by a poetic tribute to our late alumna Jennifer Diskin: Amye Archer Maxwell Bauman Suzanne Ohlmann Gil Rosado

Free

LitFest 2023: Faculty Readings

Fenner Quadrangle

Readings by faculty mentors Christine Gelineau, Kaylie Jones, Nancy McKinley, Robert Mooney, and Jeff Talarigo.

Free

LitFest 2023: Playwrights’ Night

Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts 239 S River St., Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

Featuring stage readings of original works by Bonnie Culver, Matthew Hinton and Nicole Pandolfo.

Free

LitFest 2023: Feature Event

Fenner Quadrangle

Featuring readings by award-winning author Alexander Chee, along with Matt Bell, Ursula Villareal-Moura and Alexis Paige.

Free

First Year Student Orientation

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

Students meet with their advisors, learn about being a resident or commuter student, make their fall schedule and so much more.

Free

WAE Overnight Experience

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

Come join WAE student trip leaders on a 14-mile, one-night, overnight backpacking experience on the Pinchot Trail only 30 minutes from campus. No experience necessary; we have all the gear, food, and good company you’ll need to explore the forest of NEPA and spend a night under the stars. The…

First Year Student Orientation

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

Students meet with their advisors, learn about being a resident or commuter student, make their fall schedule and so much more.

Free

Summer Dance Intensive

Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts 239 S River St., Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

The Wilkes University Conservatory Summer Dance Intensive is for serious dancers ages 10 and up. Classes offered in Ballet Techniques, Pointe, Classical Variations, Jazz, Modern and Yoga.