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    April 20, 2015

    Wilson Seniors Present Capstone Art Exhibitions

    Three Wilson College seniors, Jessika Dockery and Leah Edwards, both of Chambersburg, and Stephanie Laurent of Carlisle, will host a capstone exhibition of their artwork from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 1, at Nathan Miller Chocolate, 140 N. 3rd Street, Chambersburg.

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  • Sue Cooley
    April 16, 2015

    Alumna Makes $1.2 Million Gift to Wilson Library Project

    Wilson College has received an additional $1.2 million gift for its Reimagining the John Stewart Memorial Library fundraising effort from Wilson alumna Sue Davison Cooley, a Portland, Oregon, area philanthropist who contributed $2.4 million to the project last year.

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    April 16, 2015

    Seniors Present Research at Pennsylvania Academy of Science

    Five Wilson College seniors presented the results of their research and one was recognized for her oral presentation at the 91st Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, held April 10 to 12 at Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pa.

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  • April 15, 2015

    Orchesis Dance Ensemble to Perform April 17, 18

    The Wilson College modern dance ensemble, Orchesis, will present its annual spring performance on Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18, in Wilson's Laird Hall. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, with a Saturday matinee at 1 p.m.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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    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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