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WGS Newsletter Available Online

The latest edition of the Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS) Newsletter is now available online. Go to

U.N. Lecture Series

The Wilkes U.N. will be hosting a U.N. World Food Programme on Syria on Oct 27 at 4 p.m. in the Henry Student Center Miller Room. For more information, conact Mildred Urban at [email protected].

Annual Alcohol Awareness Walk

Join the walk toward awareness of the dangers of excessive and underage drinking on a one-mile walk on Oct. 20 starting at noon. A free long sleeve t-shirt will be given to all participants. Register with Gail Holby at [email protected] by Oct. 12.

Influenza Vaccine

Wilkes University Health & Wellness Department is offering the Influenza vaccine Fluzone Quadrivalent at a cost of $20.00, payable by check made out to Wilkes University or cash. Vaccines will be given during regular office hours. There is a limited number of shots available which are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.

GET Funds for Flex and Dinning Dollars

Wilkes University Business Operations launched the “GET Funds” application.  The GET Funds application allows you add Dining and Flex Dollars from any computer, laptop or mobile device. Login to the MyWilkes Portal Student Services tab for the sign-in page and create your account. If you have any questions, please contact Business Operations at [email protected].