Wilkes hosts Cartwright roundtable with college reps


Student Government President Ian Foley and Wilkes President Patrick Leahy attended a gathering featuring local college reps and Rep. Matt Cartwright.

Christine Lee, Senior News Editor

Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-17th District) hosted a roundtable discussion April 25 with presidents and students from 11 area colleges on the issues of science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, veteran’s educational opportunities, student loans and President Obama’s new proposed rating system for colleges. The presidents, students and several other officials from East Stroudsburg University, Keystone College, King’s College, Luzerne County Community College, Misericordia University, Moravian College, Northampton Community College, Penn State University Schuylkill, Commonwealth Medical College, the University of Scranton and Wilkes were present. Wilkes President Patrick Leahy and Student Government President Ian Foley attended from Wilkes. It took place from 9-11 a.m. in the Miller Room on the second floor of the SUB.