Oct. 22 - 3 p.m., Walk and Talk, front of Lenfest Commons

Oct. 22-23 - Fall Campus Photo Shoot

Oct. 22 - 4 p.m., Field Hockey vs. Frostburg -- Faculty/Staff Appreciation Game

Oct. 25 - 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., VMT Dog Wash, VMT Center

Oct. 26 - 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., VMT Dog Wash, VMT Center

Oct. 28 - 5:30 p.m., Humanities Info. Session, Norland Hall Parlor

Oct. 29 - 5 p.m., Opening Reception, Annual Juried High School Student Art Exhibition, Bogigian Gallery

Nov. 1 - 8 a.m., Veterinary Studies Focus Day, Brooks Science Complex

Nov. 4 - 12 p.m., ORR@Midday: Spartacus, Historical Fictions, and the "Nature" of Prophecy, Brooks Center, Second Floor Atrium

Nov. 8 - Cumberland Valley Women's Conference, Brooks Science Center



Wilson Connection

October 21, 2014

  • Posted December 18, 2014

    Preparing for the Unknown

    During the 2014 fall semester, several groups on campus worked tirelessly to improve our policies and protocols in the event of emergency situations at Wilson College. Thanks to the hard work of our residential life staff, the benefits committee, and the emergency response committee, we feel confident that we are as prepared as we can be in the event that an emergency situation may arise in our college community.

    Please take the time to review the plan on the Wilson College Emergency Preparedness webpage. While it is impossible to eliminate risks, we have measures in place to help minimize the impact of situations that may arise. If you have questions, comments, and/or suggestions after reviewing the plan, please contact Mary Beth Williams at

  • Posted December 18, 2014

    2014 Faculty/Staff Holiday Luncheon

    Thank you to all who joined the holiday luncheon, Thursday, Dec. 18. A delicious meal and visions of Flat Phoenix danced in our heads as we celebrated the holiday together. Recognition for years of service and excellence in service awards was given to the following individuals.

  • Posted December 18, 2014

    Background Check Law

    On October 22, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett signed Act 153 into law, mandating criminal background checks for “school employees” who have “direct contact with children” -- defined as anyone under 18. The three-part background check includes a Pennsylvania State Police check, certification from the Department of Public Welfare and a report of the Federal Criminal History Record Information. We are currently assessing the impact and subsequent implementation of the law at Wilson and will keep you informed as the process develops. Read more about some of the issues surrounding implementation of the law in this article from

  • Posted December 18, 2014

    Walking in the New Year

    For many of us, the holidays are a time for too many cookies, treats and other indulgences. Luckily, the New Year brings resolutions and a chance for healthier living – and the Wilson Community is here to help! Plan to participate in the second annual walk/run a mile a day for 31 days (the entire month of January. Beginning Monday, Jan.5, meet at the fitness center at 11 a.m., Monday – Friday, for your choice of an indoor outdoor walk/run with others. Commit now! Contact Samantha Burmeister at to sign up.

  • Posted December 18, 2014

    11/30 Network

    The Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce is launching a new young professionals’ network called the 11/30 Network—open to area professionals under 40. Connect with other young professionals from Franklin County through networking, professional development and volunteer opportunities. The kick-off event is February 25 at Roy Pitz. If you are interested in learning more, or to RSVP to the free kick-off event, visit

  • Posted December 18, 2014

    Visions of Downtown

    Earlier this year, the Chamber of Commerce began a downtown visioning process designed to help define the direction of the borough’s downtown area. The process has included a number of public meetings, including one held here at Wilson last summer. The architectural firm assisting with the process (Derck & Edson—yes, the same firm working the College with the Campus enhancement plan) is offering an online survey to gauge the community’s preferences on a range of items, from building facades to waterfront access. The survey takes about 15 minutes and will help determine recommendations for the look of downtown. Please take this opportunity to be a part of Chambersburg’s future. You can take the survey at