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    April 14, 2015

    Wilson Receives $25,000 Grant for Energy-Saving Library Lighting

    Wilson College has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund to pay for an energy-saving LED lighting system in the college’s renovated John Stewart Memorial Library and new learning commons.

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    April 9, 2015

    VMT Club Dog Washes Set for April 11, 12

    The Wilson College Veterinary Medical Technology Club will host dog washes from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, April 11 and 12, in the college veterinary building near the Park Avenue campus entrance off U.S. 11 (Philadelphia Avenue). The dog washes are open to the public.

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  • Gwen Jensen
    April 7, 2015

    Former President Jensen to Read from Latest Poetry Collection

    Wilson College President Emerita Gwendolyn Jensen will read from and sign copies of her new poetry collection at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, in the Warfield Hall auditorium. Jensen, who was president from 1991 to 2001 and now lives in Cambridge, Mass., will read from As if toward Beauty, her second book of poems, as part of Wilson’s annual Writers Series. The reading is free and open to the public.

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  • March 31, 2015

    Lenfest Wilson Today Challenge Boosts Wilson Fund

    Marguerite Brooks Lenfest ’55 has reaffirmed her support of the College’s Wilson Today plan with the Lenfest Wilson Today Challenge, which matches contributions to the Wilson Fund – dollar for dollar – up to $300,000 for all gifts made by June 30, 2015.

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  • Dr. Barbara Baker
    March 26, 2015

    Pittsburgh Zoo President to Speak at 2015 Commencement

    Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium President and CEO Barbara Baker will address the senior class at the 145th annual Wilson College commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 17. Baker, a doctor of veterinary medicine, was nominated by the Class of 2015 as its first choice for commencement speaker.

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  • March 17, 2015

    Wilson Offers Free Financial Aid Sessions

    Wilson College will offer free sessions on how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on Tuesday, March 17, in Wilson’s Brooks Science Complex. The sessions will run from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and 7:30 to 9 p.m. and are open to anyone who is interested.

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  • Margaret Duprey
    March 13, 2015

    Major Gift to Fund Innovative Equi-Assist Program

    Wilson College has received a major gift that will be used to establish an innovative program that trains students to provide home health care for horses. The new “equi-assist” program will be a concentration within Wilson’s veterinary medical technology (VMT) major beginning next fall.

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  • Organist Richard Elliott
    March 9, 2015

    Mormon Tabernacle Choir Organist to Perform March 22

    Richard Elliott, principal organist for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, will conclude the 2014-15 Wilson College Van Looy Organ Series with a performance at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 22, in Thomson Hall’s Alumnae Chapel.

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    March 6, 2015

    Juried Student Art Exhibition Opens March 12

    Chambersburg, Pa. — Wilson College will hold a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 12, to mark the opening of the Annual Juried Wilson College Student Art Exhibition.

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  • Orr Scholar George Shulman
    February 27, 2015

    Orr Forum Concludes with April 14 Lectures by George Shulman

    The 2014-15 Orr Forum on Religion at Wilson College, which has been examining the yin and yang of the practical vs. the prophetic since September, culminates Tuesday, April 14, with two lectures by Orr Scholar George M. Shulman exploring the political realm of "Prophetic Fragments."

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