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Second City Anniversary Show Coming to Wilson Sept. 21

In The Second City, Greatest Hits Vol. 59, today's audiences can watch the next generation of comedy superstars put its spin on the best of the legendary Chicago improv troupe's hits during a show at Wilson College at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, in Laird Hall.

 

Published: September 9, 2019

Wilson to Open Art Exhibit Featuring Members of The Foundry on Sept. 16

Wilson College will hold a reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, in Lortz Hall's Bogigian Gallery to mark the opening of a new exhibition featuring works made by artist members of The Foundry. The exhibition, which will run through Oct. 11, is free and open to the public.

Published: September 6, 2019

Three Common Hour Talks to be Held at Coyle Free Library

In recognition of its 150th anniversary, Wilson College is expanding its Common Hour series of lectures this year to include three evening talks at the Coyle Free Library, 102 N. Main St. At 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, scholar and author Robert P. Jones will present Why Religion and Race are at the Heart of America’s Identity Crisis in Coyle’s new conservatory.

Published: September 5, 2019

Wilson College Awarded Nearly $1 Million by National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of nearly $1 million to Wilson College for a groundbreaking new program to recruit area students majoring in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields and support them with everything from stress management techniques and wellness practices to academic assistance, mentoring and career development.

Published: September 3, 2019

Wilson, Montgomery College Forge Agreement Allowing Students to Seamlessly Transition to Bachelor's Degree

Wilson College and Montgomery College have finalized an agreement guaranteeing qualified MC students admission to Wilson bachelor’s degree programs and allowing them to transfer all credits earned with a grade of C or better.

Published: August 30, 2019

New Art Exhibition Celebrates Wilson College Sesquicentennial

An art exhibition celebrating the 150-year history of Wilson College–created by Baltimore artist Jim Condron using college relics and artifacts–opens Wednesday, Sept. 4, in the Wilson library's Sue Davison Cooley Gallery. The exhibition, You Never Wash it Off Completely, will run through Dec. 15.

Published: August 27, 2019

Wilson College Summer Projects Moving Along

When the academic year came to a close in May, Wilson College began work on a number of construction projects, including replacement of a bridge leading to the western side of campus, as well as the creation of additional parking, residence hall improvements and updates to tennis courts.

Published: August 1, 2019

Wilson College Appoints Interim President

Wilson College today announced the appointment of A. Richard Kneedler as interim president. Kneedler was president of Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa., from 1988 to 2002 and served as interim president of Rockford (Ill.) College (now Rockford University) in 2006-07. He has also worked as an educational consultant.

Published: July 15, 2019

Wilson College Mural Project Gets Underway

As part of its ongoing Sesquicentennial celebration, Wilson College has commissioned Chambersburg artist Peter Mazzone to paint a mural on both sides of a concrete wall outside of Sarah's Coffeehouse at the rear of Lenfest Commons. Mazzone is seeking volunteers to help with the project, which is expected to get underway in earnest the week of June 24.

Published: June 19, 2019

Newcombe Foundation Awards Grant for Mature Students

The Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation has awarded Wilson College a $25,000 grant to support students age 25 and older who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree and need financial assistance.

Published: June 24, 2019

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