Beacon Briefs

Staff Report

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.

Veteran Council Easter Egg Hunt

The Wilkes University Veteran’s Council has placed Easter eggs throughout the Greenway. From now until April 12, if students find an egg they will receive a prize.

Prizes can be redeemed at the Veteran’s Center of Excellence, which is located in the basement of Conyngham Hall, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.

A Note to Students Graduating in May

Any level student planning on completing their degree requirements and graduating on May 20 must be registered for GRD 000 and have their completed graduation paperwork (diploma order, cap & gown order) returned the Registrar’s Office no later than April 12, 2017.

Students that have not already done so are encouraged to notify the Registrar and meet with their advisor as soon as possible.  Students cannot be added to the May Graduation list after this date without penalty.

Air Force ROTC to Host Open House

The Wilkes University Air Force ROTC (AFROTC) program will be hosting an Open House from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on April 20 in UCOM 126/127.

The event will provide students the opportunity to observe an AFROTC class, meet with AFROTC staff members and Air Force Officers for a Q&A, and learn more about AFROTC opportunities and scholarship benefits, including post-grad career options.

Students from Kings, Misericordia, University of Scranton, Marywood, Bloomsburg, East Stroudsburg, PSU (Wilkes Barre, Scranton and Hazleton) and LCCC are eligible to participate in the AFROTC program.

The event is open to all college students in any major.

If interested, students can RSVP via email by April 14 at

[email protected]