Beacon Briefs

TREC seeks nominations from students

The Teacher Recognition and Effectiveness Committee (TREC) is seeking nominations from students for the following awards:

Innovative & Nontraditional Teaching

Outstanding Advisor

Adjunct Teaching

Multiculturalism Awards

The TREC asks that students please consider nominating a professor or adviser for any of the above-listed awards from Spring 2016 to Spring 2017. Nomination letters should be submitted online by the deadline of Feb. 17.

Spring concert tickets on sale

Tickets are now on sale now for this year’s spring concert featuring Frankie Ballard and co-headliners LOCASH.

The show is March 19 at 7 p.m. at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts.

Students can get their tickets for the concert in the Henry Student Center from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Student tickets are $10.

Adventures in Reading Begins Feb. 15

The Education Department of Wilkes University is sponsoring Adventures in Reading.

Adventures in Reading an after school reading program for children in grades Pre-K through sixth.

Teacher Education candidates will present innovative learning opportunities across the content areas with a focus on vocabulary and comprehension enrichment.

The series of eight sessions, which is free of charge, begins on Feb. 15 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on the second floor of Breiseth Hall.

Contact Dr. Diane Polachek at [email protected] for more information and registration forms.