Beacon Briefs: The upcoming happenings on campus

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

Partake in the Diversity and Inclusion Conference

The third annual Diversity and Inclusion conference will take place on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The conference will take place on the second floor of the Henry Student Center in the Ballroom and the Miller room. Students who participate will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the conference.

New Books at the Farley Library

Check out the newest books being offered at the E.S. Farley Library: “Africa Through an Economic Lens” by Amadou Sy, “Aristotle’s Way” by Edith Hall, “The Next Billion Users” by Payal Arora, “Whistleblowing” by Kate Kenny and many more.

Support the Nursing Student Organization

Wilkes University’s NSO is hosting a Dine to Donate fundraiser at Miller’s Ale House from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17.

By presenting the accompanying flyer for the event 20% of all total food sales will be given back to the Wilkes NSO.

Colonel’s Closet Now Offers  Refrigerator Donations

The Colonel’s Closet was the recipient of a generous donation from the Al Beech West Side Food Pantry, and now has a full-size refrigerator.

Students can stop by the Colonel’s Closet inside the Interfaith Office on the second floor of the Henry Student Center to use the wide array of products offered.

Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All visits are confidential.

Residence Life to Host a Haunted Mansion Tour

Residence Life will host a haunted mansion tour of Waller Hall at 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 30, starting on the south side of Waller.

Students are welcomed to come and participate in the eerie event that allows them to walk through a haunted mansion right on campus.

Check out the Foreign Language Offerings for Spring 2020

In addition to the normal offering of Elementary Spanish (SP 101) in the spring, the following foreign languages will also be offered: Elementary French I, Elementary French II, Elementary German, Elementary Latin, Elementary Latin/HONORS, and Elementary Russian.