Beacon Briefs

Attention Students Graduating in May 2015

For bachelor’s and doctor of pharmacy degree students:

Diploma Order and Cap & Gown Order forms for processing for May Commencement are available at the Student Services Center, or on-line under the Registrar Forms area. Completed forms, signed by advisor, are due back in the student services center by Dec.15.

Super Smash Bros. Tournament Sign-Ups

The Wilkes University Anime Club will be hosting a Super Smash Bros. Brawl Tournament on Oct. 24th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Miller Room, 2nd floor of the Henry Student Center. The cost is $10 and the money will benefit Child’s Play Charity. The grand prize for winning the tournament will be a Nintendo 3DS with the Super Smash Bros. game. The club will be taking sign-ups in the Henry Student Center from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Oct. 21and 23.

Wilkes University’s U.N. Lecture Series

Ufuk Gokcen, Ambassador and permanent observer for the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to the United Nations will present “Conventional and Emerging Peace and Security Challenges in Africa, Middle East and South-East Asia” on Oct. 21 at 4:00 p.m. in the Miller Room of the Henry Student Center. The lecture is free and open to the public, though seating is limited. Please RSVP to Mildred Urban by calling ext. 4330 or e-mailing [email protected].

On-line registration for the Spring 2015 semester will begin shortly according to the following schedule:

ALL Seniors – Class of 2015 October 27th Begins 12:01 a.m. (86 or more earned credits)

ALL Juniors – Class of 2016 October 29th Begins 12:01 a.m. (56 or more earned credits)

ALL Sophomores – Class of 2017 November 3rd Begins 12:01 a.m. (26 or more earned credits)

ALL Freshmen – Class of 2018 November 5th Begins 12:01 a.m. (less than 26 earned credits)

The Spring 2015 Master Schedule is now available on-line and in printed format. The Intersession 2015 Schedule is also available at this time.
Wilkes University Family Day 2014

Family Day is on Saturday, Nov. 1. Visit for more details and to register.

Night on the Town

On Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 5 p.m, Akeno Restaurant, Night on the Town provides students the opportunity to experience a local area restaurant. The focus is on learning the history and customs of a cultural group through food and other activities. Seats available for 10 students.
Must RSVP your seat with Erica Acosta: [email protected]