Beacon Briefs

Wilkes Candidate for Leadership Wilkes-Barre, 2015-16

Anyone interested in being the Wilkes nominee is asked to submit a letter of interest that addresses the following question: “How do you think the Leadership Wilkes-Barre program can help you fulfill your aspirations as a leader at Wilkes and in the Greater Wilkes-Barre area?” If a candidate in previous years, the selection committee asks for reconfirm of interest by submitting the aforementioned letter. Send letters of interest via email to Paul Adams at [email protected] by the end of the day on  April 3.

Glow Run

The “Just Glow With It” Glow Run 5K will take place on April 17 starting at the UCOM building and finishing at the Riverfront portal. Registration begins at 8 p.m. where there will be race tags, glow bracelets, and a glow store to buy glow in the dark accessories. The race will begin at 10 p.m. Registration is $5 for students and $10 for non-students. All proceeds will go to the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention. Any questions, email [email protected] or [email protected].

Career Planning for Jrs. & Seniors Offered

Juniors and seniors may join this one credit elective class held on Wednesdays, 12:00-12:50 p.m., CRN 30906. Course aids in career planing, resumes, application letters, interview skills and professional networking.

Volunteers Needed for Adventures in Science 2015

Adventures in Science is a program dedicated to increase the interest in and enthusiasm for science that fifth grade students typically have through a series of hand-on laboratories, as well as scientific demonstrations. Volunteers are needed to assist in the labs, moving students from place to place as team leaders, set-up, clean-up, and etc. for the event on April 24. Breakfast and lunch will be provided to all volunteers as well as a free t-shirt. All majors are welcome to sign-up, but science majors are preferred for assisting in the labs. Sign-up using the following link: go/10C0E4EAAA92BABFD0- adventures/. Questions may be sent to [email protected]

10th Week Withdrawal Reminder

Beginning  March 30, a student may only withdraw from a course with the written approval of the Dean of the School in which the course is being taught, and the instructor.  Course withdrawal forms are available on-line or at the Student Services Center.