Beacon Briefs: The upcoming happenings on campus

Pain and Addiction Summit accepting student abstracts

The Pennsylvania Pain and Addiction Summit is now accepting student research abstracts for their Summit on Friday, Apr. 12 at Mohegan Sun: Poconos.

The Summit is looking for all majors who are completing or have completed research revolving around the idea of substance use, harm reduction, stigma reduction and other related topics. Please submit abstracts online through the Google form linked on Today @ Wilkes by Friday, Mar. 29. Please email Dylan Fox at [email protected]

Adventure Ed to host open ropes course sessions

Wilkes Adventure Education will be hosting  Open Ropes Course sessions on Saturday, Feb. 23: the first from 2 to 4 pm. for youth and families and the second from 6 to 8 p.m. for adults only.

The sessions will cost $10 per person. Waivers will be available before the session.

For any questions please contact Jill Price at [email protected].

Do you need a work study job for the spring semester?  Phonathon is hiring!

You must have federal work study, be comfortable talking over the phone, and be able to commit to two shifts per week. Shift times are Monday through Thursday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. and Sundays from 3 to 5 p.m.

Email Mary Simmons ([email protected]) to apply this week.

Join Wilkes Food Advisory Board

Wilkes Business Operations is looking for students to participate in the Food Advisory Board. The next meeting will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 in the Miller Room in the Henry Student Center. Receive dining dollars for attendance.

Shop ‘til You Drop shuttle service

Starting on Sunday, Jan. 27, Student Development will offer a shuttle to Walmart, Target and the Wyoming Valley Mall. The shuttle will run from noon to 4 p.m. the last Sunday of every month.