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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

Wilson Art Students Host Two Exhibitions

Wilson College seniors Jaimi DeVitto, Kiara Scarbrough and Donna Werling will host a capstone exhibition of their art from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the historic High Line Train Station on South Jefferson Street in Greencastle, Pa. In addition, selections from the students’ bodies of work will be shown at Wilson’s Bogigian Gallery, where a reception will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 1. The Bogigian exhibit will run until May 20.



Published: April 18, 2019

Chapter Chartered into International Honor Society of Nursing

On Thursday, April 4, Wilson College’s nursing honor society celebrated becoming the newest chartered chapter of the prestigious Sigma Theta Tau International (Sigma)—an organization that promotes and recognizes excellence in nursing scholarship, leadership and service worldwide.

Published: April 12, 2019

Wilson’s 2019 Orr Forum to Examine Intersection of Religion, Food and Popular Culture

Wilson College will host the 2019 Orr Forum on Monday, April 15, in the John Stewart Memorial Library. The forum will feature guest lecturer Nora Rubel, Ph.D., of the University of Rochester in New York. 

Rubel, who is the Jane and Alan Batkin Professor in Jewish Studies, associate professor and chair of the Department of Religion and Classics at the university, teaches and writes on a wide variety of topics related to gender, race and ethnicity in American religion, particularly in relation to food and popular culture.

Published: April 9, 2019

Wilson College, Community Celebrate the Return of Baseball to Henninger Field with Dedication and Doubleheader

On Saturday, Wilson College, local elected officials, baseball fans and well-wishers gathered under sunny skies  for a celebration dedicating  historic Henninger Field as the official home of the college’s new baseball team.

Published: April 6, 2019

Dr. Barbara K. Mistick to Step Down as Wilson College President

Wilson College President Dr. Barbara K. Mistick will step down from her post after the end of the 2018-19 academic year, as announced in a letter to the college community today.

Published: April 1, 2019

Pa. DHS Secretary Visits Wilson College

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller today visited the Single Parent Scholar Program at Wilson College to learn about the acclaimed program and discuss opportunities to expand post-secondary education and training options for single-parent families.

Published: March 25, 2019

Wilson Dance Troupe to Perform April 12, 13

Wilson’s dance ensemble, Orchesis, will present its annual spring performance in Laird Hall at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 12 and 13, with a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m.

Published: March 22, 2019

Wilson College to Launch Sesquicentennial Celebration with Henninger Field Dedication

The crack of the bat and cheers of the crowd have returned to Chambersburg’s iconic Henninger Field, now home of the Wilson College baseball team. On Saturday, April 6, college, state and local officials and guests will dedicate the field and celebrate the team’s inaugural season, as well as officially open an 18-month commemoration of Wilson’s 150th anniversary.

Published: March 20, 2019


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