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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

Wilson Club to Hold Dog Wash April 6, 7

The Wilson College Veterinary Medical Technology Club will host dog washes from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, April 6 and 7, in the college veterinary building near the main entrance to campus. The dog washes are open to the public.

Published: March 15, 2019

Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition to Open April 3

Wilson College will hold a reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, in Lortz Hall's Bogigian Gallery to mark the opening of the college's Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, will continue through April 26.

The show, which provides a venue for Wilson students to share their work with the community, will feature drawings, paintings, prints, ceramics, photographs and mixed-media artwork with a wide array of subject matter and content.

Published: March 14, 2019

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Wilson Marks Women's History Month with Talk on First Ladies

In recognition of Women’s History Month in March, Wilson College will host a book talk on America's first ladies on Tuesday, March 26. Wilson Associate Professor of Political Science and author Jill Abraham Hummer will discuss First Ladies and American Women at 2 p.m. in Laird Hall's Patterson Board Room, with a reception to follow. The lecture is free and open to the public

Published: February 27, 2019


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