The Beacon

First annual leadership conference held

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

February 8, 2019

Student Development hosted its first annual leadership conference titled “Explore” on Sunday Feb. 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All students were able to register to attend the event centered in the Stark Learning Center. The c...

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE- Wilkes administrator: Polar vortex class closure based on policy, not student petition

Sammi Verespy, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

Ahead of the polar vortex hitting northeast Pennsylvania, students questioned if classes should be held. Sophomore Lindsay Becker launched a petition on asking the Wilkes University campus to close on Jan. 31. The col...

New transfer agreement with LCCC for early education majors

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

January 29, 2019

Faculty from both Luzerne County Community College and Wilkes University met on Dec. 18 for the signing of a new agreement that will allow LCCC graduates, with an associates degree in in early childhood education, to more affordably ...

Beacon Briefs: The upcoming happenings on campus

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

January 29, 2019

Register for NEPA Sings CASA of Luzerne County is hosting auditions for local singers to show of their skills and support CASA of Luzerne County. Auditions will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Kirby Center for t...

Student Government notes: Jan. 16 weekly meeting

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

January 22, 2019

While the Beacon was off for the holidays and break, Student Government held their last three meetings of the fall semester. The events of those meetings will be detailed later, but some major changes to Student Government were made...

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