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Wilson Gains Recognition Amid Continued Growth

Less than five years after enacting a series of bold measures aimed at strengthening its financial position, Wilson College is growing and gaining national recognition for its programs, affordability and value for students and families, and overall quality of education.

Published: November 3, 2017

First Students Qualify for Wilson's Innovative Loan Buyback Plan

Recent Wilson College graduate Brant Swartz estimates that his entire student debt will be about $20,000 but he can deduct $5,000 right off the bat, thanks to Wilson’s unique student loan buyback plan—a program that rewards students who excel academically, complete their bachelor’s degree in four years or less, attend financial literacy sessions and are involved in college life.

Published: September 8, 2017

Wilson College Arts Day Set for Oct. 11

An educational, fun-filled day of free events that encourage the appreciation and celebration of interdisciplinary arts will be held Wednesday, Oct. 11, on the Wilson College campus.

Published: October 6, 2017

Wilson to Change Athletics Conference

Wilson College will join the Colonial States Athletic Conference in 2018-19, a move that is expected to enhance the overall student-athlete experience by aligning Wilson with other small, private colleges and providing more balanced conference competition.

Published: September 4, 2017

Two Free Art Exhibitions Open Sept. 13

Wilson College will host simultaneous receptions marking the opening of two free art exhibitions on Wednesday, Sept. 13—one featuring the work of members of The Foundry and one featuring the work of Hagerstown, Md., artist Kate Miller.

Published: August 22, 2017

Wilson and Widener Law Commonwealth Forge Agreement that Allows Students to Complete Bachelor’s and Law Degrees in Six Years

Wilson College in Chambersburg and Widener University Commonwealth Law School in Harrisburg today signed an articulation agreement that guarantees qualified Wilson student admission to Widener’s law program and allows them to complete both degrees in six years rather than the usual minimum of seven years.

Published: August 16, 2017

David True Wins Luce Grant for 'Political Theology' Project

The Henry R. Luce Foundation has awarded a $200,000 grant to the editors of the academic journal Political Theology— Wilson Associate Professor of Religion David True and Vincent Lloyd, associate professor of theology and religious studies at Villanova University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Published: August 1, 2017

Herbalist to Discuss Natural Treatments for Autoimmune Disorders Aug. 16 at Wilson College

Do you or does someone you know suffer from joint pain, muscle pain, skin issues, fatigue, insomnia, brain fog, anxiety, odor sensitivities, sinus issues, digestive problems, heart palpitations, leg or foot cramps, severe headaches or food sensitivities? These are some of the classic, early symptoms of autoimmunity, which has been deemed an epidemic by many in the healthcare community.

Published: August 14, 2017

Wilson’s Fulton Farm Testing Prototype Composting Device

This spring, the Fulton Farm at Wilson College began testing an in-vessel composter that can convert food waste into a soil amendment much more quickly than the static compost pile (windrow) method used on the farm previously.

Published: July 21, 2017

Lenfests Receive Prestigious Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy

H.F. “Gerry” and Marguerite Brooks Lenfest, a 1955 alumna of Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pa., have been named recipients of the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy in recognition of outstanding and innovative leadership in philanthropy.

Published: March 27, 2019


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