Wilkes University to Hold Earth and Environmental Science Day

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WILKES-BARRE, PA (09/13/2018) Wilkes University will hold Earth and Environmental Science Day on Friday, Oct. 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The program gives high school teachers and students the opportunity to join faculty experts for hands-on, interactive lab activities and presentations on topics including gravity anomalies, climate change, leaky pipes, water quality, watersheds and the impact of weather. Participants can check out labs in the Cohen Science Center and explore career opportunities in the geosciences.

Earth and Environmental Science Day also features a special track for parents and guardians to learn more about the admissions process, financial aid and life on campus.

Teachers may register and bring their classes. Or students may register with their parents/guardians as guests.

Register online or learn more at www.wilkes.edu/EESDay. Please call 570-408-4604 with any questions.

About Wilkes University:

Wilkes University is an independent institution of higher education dedicated to academic and intellectual excellence through mentoring in the liberal arts, sciences and professional programs. Founded in 1933, the university is on a mission to create one of the great small universities, offering all of the programs, activities and opportunities of a large, research university in the intimate, caring and mentoring environment of a small, liberal arts college, at a cost that is increasingly competitive with public universities. The Economist named Wilkes 25th in the nation for the value of its education for graduates. In addition to 47 majors, Wilkes offers 25 master's degree programs and five doctoral/terminal degree programs, including the doctor of philosophy in nursing, doctor of nursing practice, doctor of education, doctor of pharmacy, and master of fine arts in creative writing. Learn more at www.wilkes.edu.