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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

Public Invited to Attend Barn Workshop, Film at Preservation PA Conference

Preservation Pennsylvania is holding its annual Statewide Conference on Heritage at Wilson College this week and the organization invites the general public to attend two free eventsa free workshop and a film about the Commonweath's historic barnson Thursday, June 20. Both events will be held in Thomson Hall's Alumnae Chapel.

Published: June 17, 2019

State Awards Grant to Wilson Child Care Center

The Wilson College Child Care Center was recently awarded a $14,760 Keystone STARS Education and Retention grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services' Office of Child Development and Early Learning

Published: June 12, 2019

Wilson Celebrates 149th Annual Commencement Under Bold, Blue Skies

The weather was perfect for the 151 Wilson graduates earning bachelor’s or associate degrees and the 97 receiving master’s degrees the morning of Sunday, May 19.

Published: May 20, 2019

Wilson Recognizes Teacher Certification Pathways Completers

Forty-two students in the Wilson College Teacher Certification Pathways program were recognized at a May 10 ceremony at the college.

Published: May 14, 2019

Students, Faculty Honored at Annual Academic Awards Ceremony

Wilson College honored students and faculty members at its annual Academic Awards ceremony held Friday, May 3, in the Harry R. Brooks Complex for Science, Mathematics and Technology.

Published: May 6, 2019

Laura Stein to Speak at 149th Wilson College Commencement on Sunday, May 19

Recognized for her legal and business acumen, as well as her work on behalf of women and equality issues, Clorox Executive Vice President and General Counsel Laura Stein will address the graduating class at the 149th annual Wilson College commencement ceremony, to begin at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 19.

Published: April 30, 2019

Wilson to Host 10th Annual Student Research Day on May 3

More than 170 Wilson College students will present the results of their undergraduate and graduate research covering a variety of disciplines and topics at Wilson’s 10th annual Student Research Day on Friday, May 3. The public is invited to join Wilson students, faculty, staff and administrators at all events.

Published: April 23, 2019


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