Beacon Briefs

Make Magic at the Cinderella’s Closet Runway Show

AmeriCorps VISTA, the Office of Civic Engagement and the Office of Diversity Initiatives invite you to donate and/or model beautiful, gently used prom attire at the Cinderella’s Closet runway event on April 7 at 6 p.m.  Items needed include dresses, tuxes, suits, pants, ties, and shoes. If  interested in being a model or donating clothing, please contact Justin Davis ([email protected]) or Erica Acosta ([email protected]).

Ash Wednesday Service Will Be Held March 1

An Ash Wednesday Prayer Service will be held on Wednesday, March 1 at 8:30 a.m. in the Savitz Lounge.  Ashes will also be available on a walk-in basis until 4 p.m. in the Interfaith Office, located on the second floor of the Henry Student Center.

Please contact Kristin Osipower at the Interfaith Office at [email protected] or by calling extension 5904 for a list of additional Ash Wednesday services in the downtown Wilkes-Barre area.

Mentoring Project Funding Grant Applications

Information regarding Mentoring Project Fund grants for the 2017-2018 academic year can be found online at wilkes/university-committees/ mentoring-committee/funding- requests.aspx/ under the title Mentoring Project Funding for 2017-2018.

Applications are due to the Mentoring Committee on March 14. The Committee’s goal is to complete its review of applications by April 3. Members of the Mentoring Committee are Paul Adams, Ajay Bommareddy, Janet Frascella, Woojun Lee, Paul Reinert, Debbie Tindell and Brian Whitman.

Save the Date for Career Day

Come to Career Day on Tuesday, Mar. 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in UCOM-RAC. Career Day features recruitment/information tables from organizations seeking employees, interns and volunteers. A variety of employers are registering, so get your professional attire and resume ready. Stop in at Career Services in Conyngham 215 on Walk-in Wednesdays for a Resume Guide or feedback. You can also email us at [email protected] for an appointment. Any questions can be directed to Wilkes University Career Services at ([email protected] or 570-408-4060) or visit their website. For jobs and resume tips, visit College Central Network.