Beacon Briefs

Adventures in Reading Program to Begin on Feb. 18

The Wilkes University School of Education is sponsoring Adventures in Reading, an after-school reading program for children in grades Pre-K through five. Teacher Education candidates will present innovative learning opportunities across the content areas with a focus on vocabulary and comprehension enrichment. The series of seven sessions, which is free of charge, begins on Wed. Feb. 18 from 4 to 5 p.m. on the second floor of Breiseth Hall. Contact Dr. Diane Polachek at [email protected] for more information and registration forms.

Off Campus Federal Work Study Positions Available

The Civic Engagement Office has several off-campus federal work study positions available at local non-profit agencies. Please contact Megan Valkenburg at [email protected] for more information.

Tax Form 1098-T Tuition Statement is Now Available

Tax Form 1098-T Tuition Statement is now available online.You can access your 1098-T online at  Enter your username and password, select Student Services tab and then select Tuition Statement (Form 1098-T) under My Records.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Do you have a parent or grandparent who graduated from Wilkes? If so, you may qualify for the Alumni Scholarship. Deadline is Feb. 27.

SWB RailRiders Tickets Fundraiser for Cheerleading

The Wilkes University cheerleaders are selling field-level reserved tickets for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders baseball game on April 11 at 4:05pm. This is a “Giveaway Game,” so the first 2,500 fans into the stadium will receive a free giveaway item. The shuttles have been reserved and seats will be saved on a first-come, first-serve basis! All faculty, staff, students, and community members are welcome to join us for this trip. Ticket orders will be taken every Tuesday and Thursday in the Henry Student Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., by contacting any cheerleader or Coach Jessica Short at [email protected]

PBL Soda Tab Collection

Wilkes PBL will be doing soda tab collection for donation.Soda tabs will be donated to the Ronald McDonald House.Donations will be collected in any of the jars around campus until April 18.