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The Bystander Intervention Trainer Program

The mission of the Bystander Intervention Program is to empower students, faculty, and staff to take on active leadership roles in addressing sexual violence within our campus community.

If you are interested as a student member, the training session is Oct. 9, 2016 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information or to RSVP please contact Elizabeth Swantek at (570) 408-4353 or [email protected]

NeuroTraining and Research Center

For students feeling that their stress is affecting their performance in classes, the center – located in Breiseth 214 – is available to provide stress-reducing techniques.

For more information, email [email protected]  or call 570- 408-3814.

Scholarship Opportunity for Students of Polish Descent

The Polish Room Committee Scholarship is offering a $3,000 scholarship to Wilkes students of Polish descent.

To be considered, applicants must write a brief description of their Polish heritage, including their family’s immigration description, and what that heritage means to them.

Preference will be given to applicants demonstrating financial need. This letter must be submitted, along with applicant’s name, WIN and contact information, to Susan Jolley, Director of Development.

Applications can be e-mailed to [email protected]. Please include “Polish Heritage Scholarships” in the subject line of your e-mail.

Deadline for consideration is Oct. 7.

Colonels Don’t Stand By

On Oct. 9 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., there will be a Bystander Intervention Training session. There is an online training to accompany this session as well. For more information or to RSVP contact Elizabeth Swantek at (570) 408-4353 or [email protected]