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Wilson College Arts Day Set for Oct. 10

Wilson College will host its annual Arts Day - an educational, fun-filled day of free events that encourages everyone to appreciate and celebrate interdisciplinary arts - on Wednesday, Oct. 10. A highlight this year is the return of steamroller printmaking. Arts Day, which is held at locations all over the campus, is free and open to the public.

Published: October 3, 2018

Writers Series Opens Oct. 10

Wilson Instructor of English Matthew Diltz McBride will open the college’s annual Writers Series with a reading from his book of poetry, City of Incandescent Light, at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in Warfield Hall’s Allen Auditorium.

Published: October 1, 2018

Wilson College Shatters Enrollment Record

A total of 1,499 students are enrolled in Wilson College for the fall semester, the most in the college’s 149-year history.

Published: September 14, 2018

Wilson Receives DOJ Grant to Combat Sexual and Domestic Violence

Wilson College has been awarded nearly $300,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Campus Program to strengthen the college’s ability to respond to crimes of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking on campus.

Published: September 11, 2018

Wilson Expands Teacher Certification Program to Include an Online-Only Option

Pennsylvania’s teacher shortage crisis is amping up interest in teaching careers. In response to the growing demand for teacher certification programs, Wilson College has expanded its former Teacher Intern Program (TIP), now offering an online-only certification program and a program for foreign language teachers, as well as the traditional program.

Published: September 6, 2018

PA Agriculture Official Visits Fulton Farm

Pennsylvania Executive Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Michael Smith visited Wilson College Friday, Sept. 7, and toured Fulton Farm as part of the agriculture department's ongoing Planting the Seed initiative. Smith met with President Barbara K. Mistick before touring the farm with Fulton Center for Sustainability Studies Director Chris Mayer.

Published: September 7, 2018

Wilson Hosts Farm Fundraising Dinner

A farm-to-table, barbecue-style dinner celebrating Wilson’s College’s Fulton Farm, and local farming in general, will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, in Wilson’s Laird Hall.

Published: September 3, 2018

H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest dies at 88


H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest, left, and Marguerite Brooks Lenfest '55, right, with Wilson President Barbara K. Mistick, center. 

H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, husband of Wilson alumna Marguerite Brooks Lenfest ’55, passed away August 5 at the age of 88.

Published: August 6, 2018

Art Exhibitions to Open Sept. 12

Two free art exhibitions will open Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Wilson College−one in Lortz Hall’s Bogigian Gallery featuring the work of members of The Foundry, and one in the John Stewart Memorial Library’s Cooley Gallery featuring artwork by Chambersburg artist Anne Finucane.

Published: August 3, 2018

Wilson Graduates 192 in 148th Commencement Ceremony

At its 148th commencement ceremony held Sunday, May 13, Wilson College conferred degrees on 192 undergraduate and graduate students.

Published: August 28, 2018

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