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WILKES-BARRE, PA (01/25/2017)-- Wilkes University awarded 283 doctoral, master's and bachelor's degrees to students graduating after the completion of the fall 2016 semester.

Darlene Ferrer of Egg Harbor Township, N.J. (08234) received a Doctor of Nursing Practice in Nursing.

Susan Fisher of Marlton, N.J. (08053) received a Doctor of Nursing Practice in Nursing.

Lia Ludan of Mays Landing, N.J. (08330) received a Doctor of Nursing Practice in Nursing.

Nannette Smith of Cherry Hill, N.J. (08034) received a Master of Science in Nursing in Nursing.

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. In addition to 41 undergraduate majors, Wilkes offers the doctor of nursing practice, doctor of education and doctor of pharmacy degrees and more than a dozen master's degree programs, including the master of business administration and master of fine arts in creative writing. Learn more at