Beacon Briefs: The upcoming happenings on campus

Spring Semester Registration Begins Soon

Online registration for the spring 2020 semester will take place according to the following schedule:

Seniors – Class of 2020, 10 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27

Juniors – Class of 2021, 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29          

Sophomores – Class of 2022, 10 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3

Freshmen – Class of 2023, 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5         

Taste of Polish Food

At 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, on the second floor of the Farley Library, join the Polish Room Committee of Wilkes University for a taste of traditional homemade Polish food.

Wilkes Dining Looking for Feedback

Wilkes Dining is conducting a DiningStyles Survey to better understand the campus dining satisfaction and preferences of students. By sharing thoughts, Wilkes Dining hopes to gain valuable insight to help improve the overall dining hall experience.

The online survey will take no more than 10 minutes and responses are confidential. At the end of the survey, students have an opportunity to enter the drawing for a grand prize of a $150 e-card or three first prizes of $50 e-cards.

The survey can be found at

Compete in Studio 20’s Video Game Tournament

Studio 20 presents its first annual video game tournament at 6 p.m. on Nov. 1 in Breiseth rooms 020 and 018.

The main event at the tournament is Mortal Kombat X, though other games such as Mario Kart, Wii Sports and Beat Saber will be available to play.

The fee for tournament entry is $10 granting entry into the Mortal Kombat X tournament which will grant prizes to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place contestants.

There is a general admissions fee of $5, which grants students access to spectate the tournament, access food and spend time playing the other games being offered.

Globalize Your Thanksgiving

Invite one or two international students to your Thanksgiving dinner.

Those interested should contact Georgia Costalas at the Center for Global Education and Diversity.