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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

Wilson Signs Agreement with Scotland Campus Sports

Wilson College and Scotland Campus Sports have signed an agreement that will allow eligible students at the Christian post-secondary school for student-athletes to take classes taught by Wilson faculty – either at the college or at SCS.

Published: July 24, 2018

MFA Students to Present Exhibit at Coyle Library

In collaboration with Coyle Free Library, students in the Wilson College Master of Fine Arts program will present an interactive art exhibition from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at the library, 102 N. Main St. in Chambersburg.

Published: July 17, 2018

Thoroughbred Foundation Awards Grant for Scholarships

The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) has awarded Wilson College a $16,000 grant to provide $4,000 scholarships for four students with animal-related majors, including veterinary medical technology (VMT), animal studies, equestrian studies, equine-facilitated therapeutics and equine journalism.

Published: July 17, 2018


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