Beacon Briefs: Upcoming happenings on campus

Sean Schmoyer, Asst. News Editor

Spring Parking Applications Are Available

Commuter and resident parking permit applications for the spring 2020 semester began online on Nov. 1. All returning students must apply.

Students interested in a Ralston permit should note their preference in the comments on the online application.

The deadline for application submission is 3 p.m. on Dec. 16. The applications will not reopen once they are closed. Any application received after the deadline will not be submitted for review.

Globalize Your Thanksgiving

Take the opportunity to share an American holiday with someone from a foreign culture by inviting one or two international students to your Thanksgiving dinner.

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

Pharmacy to Host Opioid Advocacy Forum

The Nesbitt School of Pharmacy will host Devin Reaves, the director of the PA Harm Reduction Coalition, at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 14, in the Henry Student Center Ballroom.

Students can register online and contact Harrison Ferro at [email protected]. with any questions.

Choral Club to Host Spaghetti Dinner

The Wilkes University Choral Club invites hosts its spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17, in the Henry Student Center Ballroom. 

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5.00 for seniors, Wilkes students and children under 12.  Entertainment will be provided by Wilkes University and Conservatory student vocalists. For more information call Leesa Levy at 570-408-4432.

FYF Semester of Service collects items for Ruth’s Place

The Semester of Service FYF class is collecting items for Ruth’s Place, a local women’s shelter. The items will be collected for their Friendsgiving event on Dec. 3. Please visit the Wilkes website for a complete list of items to be collected. Items can be dropped off from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 12 and Nov. 19 in the Student Union Building, or in the Civic Engagement Office at any time. For more information, contact Megan Valkenburg at [email protected].