Beacon Briefs

Beacon Staff

Law Day

Students hoping to become lawyers can join others in the Henry Student Center Ballroom on Tuesday, March 28 for the annual Law Day. Registration and refreshments will begin at 8:30 a.m, and the Keynote Address will be given by  Ed Ciarimboli, Esq. at 9 a.m., followed by two panels about preparing for law school and becoming a successful lawyer. Contact Dr. Kyle L. Kreider at [email protected] or ext. 4473 with questions.

First Floor SLC Hallway Closed for Construction

Since the end of the day on Friday, March 10, the first floor east hallway of Stark Learning Center has been closed for RACP construction. The hallway will remain closed until further notice when construction is completed.  In addition, the first floor west hallway is now wheelchair accessible. For use of the freight elevator, please contact Facilities at 570-408-2349 for access and assistance.

Recycle Inter-Office Envelopes

The Mailroom is accepting inter-office envelopes to be recycled in order to help reduce office expenses. Departments with an abundance of the envelopes are encouraged to drop them off at the Mailroom so other departments may use them.

Mid-term Grades Now Available

Mid-term grades are now available to all undergraduate and pharmacy students for review. These grades can be accessed via the MyWilkes portal under the Student Services tab by clicking “My Records.”

Please contact the Registrar’s Office at 570-408-2000, Option 3, with questions.

Zebra “Eggs-traordinary Mission”

Zebra Communications, the student-run public relations agency at Wilkes, will host a fundraiser on April 1 to benefit Children’s Miracle Network at Geisinger. The event will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at UCOM. The day will include Bunny Hop sack races and face painting for children, and teams of two will participate in a “You Crack Me Up” egg toss competition. . The main event will be an egg hunt on the Greenway. Admission is free and open to the public with refreshments provided. Donations are accepted before and during the event with all proceeds going directly to Children’s Miracle Network to benefit Geisinger’s Janet Weis Children’s Hospital in Danville. Contact Meghan Burns at [email protected] to make an advance donation. For more information contact Annelise Przywara at [email protected].

Editors Note: In the March 21 issue, the center spread was written by Andre Spruell.