Wilkes University held its summer commencement ceremony September 10 in the Henry Gymnasium of the Arnaud C. Marts Sports and Conference Center. The University awarded 403 doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees to students graduating after the completion of the summer 2017 semester.

Joyce Willis-Pautz of Columbia, S.C., received a Master of Science in Nursing degree in Nursing.

Founded in 1933, Wilkes University offers 43 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 www.wilkes.edu.