Beacon Briefs: Upcoming happenings on campus

Casino Week

Events for Casino Week are starting with Tie Dye Day on Feb. 17. Students can bring in shirts to dye. On Feb. 18, there will be Texas Hold’em, and on Wednesday, there will be bingo in the Henry Student Center’s lounge.

Finally, on Feb. 21, Casino Night will be held in the ballroom. The theme will be glow-in-the-dark, and there will be many prizes available for students to win. Students will receive extra tickets at the entrance if they bring in donations for LEAP or the alternative spring break on campus.

PharmD/MBA Dual Degree Program

At Wilkes, they are now offering a PharmD and MBA Dual Degree Program. If you are a pharmacy student and would like to learn more about it, there will be an information session on Feb. 25 at UCOM in room 231 at 11 a.m.

The PharmD/MBA program will help students to save time and money by allowing them to complete both programs in a total of six years. During this session, students will be able to learn more about the program, scheduling, admissions requirements and application process. Contact Kristin Donati if you have any questions or require information.

Summer Orientation Coordinator Team

The Office of Student Development is now hiring students for Wilkes’ First Year Summer Orientation. Candidates that are selected will be responsible for assisting in the planning and coordination of orientation. They will work directly with Student Affairs Staff to execute all aspects of the event.

The position will be providing support in theme development, student leader training and event schedule. If you are interested, contact Melissa Howells or visit the university’s website for further information.

Wilkes to Host It’s On Us Training Tour

On Feb. 24, the Spring 2020 National Training Tour is taking place. This is the first time Wilkes University will be a part of the event.

It’s for It’s On Us, which is a non-profit that combats sexual assaults on college campuses around the country. It will feature workshops on bystander intervention, consent, survivor support and more. Registration for the event will be free, and there will be refreshments.