Beacon Briefs

Toys for Tots Drive

The men’s lacrosse team is hosting a Toys-For-Tots campaign from now through Dec. 18. Please consider donating a new, unwrapped, child-appropriate toy (no guns, knives, or food) to help brighten the holidays for a child in need. Donations can be placed in one of the bins in UCOM or the Student Center.

New WGS Newsletter Now Available On-Line

The latest edition of the Women’s and Gender Studies Newsletter is now available online. Learn about the upcoming spring WGS conference, WGS students and alum, and more. Go to:

Calendar Reminder to all

According to the University’s Academic Calendar, Tuesday, Nov. 24 is to follow a Thursday class schedule.Thanksgiving Recess begins Nov. 24 at 10 p.m. Fall classes resume Nov. 30 at 8 a.m.

ASME Backpack Fundraiser

The ASME Club is selling backpacks bearing the Wilkes University logo for $25, payable in cash or by checks made out to “Wilkes University ASME”.  Selling locations are the Mechanical Engineering Office in SLC 141 and the Henry Student Center during club hours on select days. Email requests can be sent to the club president Joshua Reightler  at [email protected] or the Engineering Department secretary Renee Chirico at [email protected].