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 October 21, 2014

    Hankey Center Seeking Entries for arch’Ive Created Photo Contest

    October is American Archives month. Celebrate Wilson’s C. Elizabeth Boyd ’33 Archives, show your Phoenix pride and preserve your Wilson experiences for decades to come by participating in the archI’ve CREATED Photo Contest. Pick up your “Flat Phoenix” from the archive and take photos of yourself and the Phoenix around campus. Then submit your photos in JPEG format to Leigh Rupinski at Submitted photos will become part of the archives.

  • Posted October 21, 2014

    Wilson Hosts Cumberland Valley Women’s Conference

    "Cultivating Resilience … Becoming Strong, Healthy and Successful" is the focus of this year's Cumberland Valley Women's Conference (CVWC), to be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, in Laird Hall.

    The keynote lecture will be delivered by Marybeth Famulare, director of alumnae/i relations since 2012. She will discuss the role of resilience in her own life journey – a compelling story of resilience that crosses boundaries and includes issues of adoption, disability, family alcoholism and dysfunction, child abuse and eating disorders. Famulare will share her insight into personal struggles, strategies, lessons and hope.

  • Posted October 21, 2014

    Flu Shots Available thru Oct. 24

    This is the last week for the Wilson College Health Center Flu Shot Clinic, open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Friday, Oct. 24. Flu shots are free for faculty and staff - just bring your Wilson ID card with you.

    No appointment necessary, but for safety reasons, you will be required to remain in the health center for 15 minutes after receiving your vaccination.

  • Posted October 21, 2014

    Get Your Lunch Punch

    Like the convenience and camaraderie of eating in the dining hall, but don’t always have cash on you? If so, then a meal plan punch card is just the thing for you.

  • Posted October 21, 2014

    Humanities Info Session Set for Oct. 28

    The Master of Arts in Humanities program will host an information session at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the Norland Hall parlor.

    The program will last approximately one hour and will provide an overview on the program, including concentrations and course offerings. It will also cover the application process and discuss financial aid opportunities and graduate assistantships.

    Remember that tuition is remitted for full-time Wilson employees and their spouses.

    Interested individuals can register at

  • Posted October 21, 2014

    New Hankey Center Exhibit Looks at Wilson and the Civil Rights Era

    Visit the new Hankey Center exhibit, “Civil Rights at Wilson College: The Students Lead the Way,” during the open house from 3 to 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 24. The exhibit recounts the experiences of Patricia Vail ’63 during the Freedom Summer of 1964, campus activities and movements, and response of College administrators to student led activities.

  • Posted October 21, 2014

    Volunteers Sought for Annual ‘Sophie’s Six’ Race

    Wilson College will host the Sophie’s Six annual 6K race on Saturday, Nov. 22. Proceeds benefit Camp Koala, a bereavement camp for children, and Drew’s Hope, a charity raising funds for research of Batten’s Disease. Thirty volunteers are needed for a successful event.

    To volunteer, contact Lori Frey at 717-262-2012 or

    For more information on Sophie’s Six, visit

  • Posted October 21, 2014

    Athletic Teams Say “Thank You”

    Wilson’s athletic department and student-athletes are showing their appreciation of the Wilson community by dedicating faculty and staff appreciation games.

    The women’s field hockey team will host an appreciation game at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, as the Phoenix take on the Frostburg Bobcats. Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies, compliments of the team, as you cheer them on to victory.

  • Posted October 21, 2014

    Stay in Touch with Alumnae/i

    The Office of Alumnae/i Relations sends a monthly e-newsletter to alumnae/i with active email addresses. The e-newsletter is a great way to solicit alumnae/i volunteers and to promote events to alumnae/i. News items should be mailed to by the 10th of each month for inclusion.

    Contact Marybeth Famulare with questions at ext. 3317 or

  • Posted October 21, 2014

    Faculty and Staff Notes

    Fulton Farmer Sarah Bay represented the Pennsylvania delegation of the National Farmers Union at its annual legislative “fly-in” held Sept. 9 on Capitol Hill. Bay met with Pennsylvania representatives, senators and their staffs to discuss agricultural topics and legislation garnering attention on a national level, such as: country of origin labelling on meat products, the Renewable Fuel Standard, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trade Promotion Authority and delayed rail shipments of grain from the Midwest.