The Alumnae/i Relations Office welcomes you home to Wilson College. We invite you to share news, reunite with friends, mentor today’s students and support your alma mater. Please take some time to review our tabs and links to discover the array of activities and opportunities to engage with us and each other. Feel free to call, email or stop in. We invite you to continue the traditions.

Alumna/us Information Update

Are you an alumna/us whose personal information has changed recently? Do we have your current career information? Wilson would love to hear about it! Update your information using this form. 


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Fall Weekend



Alumnae Association of Wilson College President Mary F. Cramer '91 and Office of Alumnae/i Relations Director Marybeth Famulare cordially invite you to Fall Weekend 2017.
Please RSVP to the Office of Alumnae/i Relations by Sept. 15 at


Schedule of Events

Friday, Sept. 29
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Check-in available, Alumnae House

8 a.m.–5 p.m. Library open

8 a.m.–5 p.m. College store and café open

9 a.m.-6 p.m. Hankey Center open. Visit the current exhibit, “Empowered Women: Athletics at Wilson” and the archives “digital showcase.” Also stop by to meet the new archivist.

11:15 a.m.–1 p.m. Lunch, Jensen Dining Hall (Pay at the door, $ 8)

2:30 p.m. Admissions Walking Tour, Norland Hall

5–6 p.m. Heritage Committee, Hankey Center
Join us for updates about the work of the Hankey Center, admissions, traditions project, 150th planning and more. Refreshments available.

4:45–6:45 p.m. Dinner, Jensen Dining Hall (Pay at the door, $12)

6:15–7:15 p.m. AAWC Executive Committee Dinner President’s Dining Room (members only)

7:30-9 p.m. Combined Alumnae Engagement and Student Connections Committees Student Center, Lower Level Lenfest
Alumnae/i and students, please participate and share your feedback.
Refreshments available.

Saturday, Sept. 30
8–9 a.m. Check-in with continental breakfast, Brooks, First-Floor Atrium (outside the auditorium)

8–8:45 a.m. Recognition and Stewardship Committee, Brooks 178

9 a.m.–5 p.m. Library open

9–10 a.m. AAWC Bylaws Overview, Brooks Auditorium
Mary F. Cramer ’91, AAWC president and Lynne E. DiStasio ’74, Bylaws Committee Chair.

10 a.m.–3 p.m. College store and café open

10:30 a.m.–Noon Campus Focus, Brooks Auditorium
A discussion with President Barbara K. Mistick and Board of Trustees Chair Barb Tenney ’67.

12:15–1:30 p.m. Lunch, Sarah’s Coffeehouse, Lower Level Lenfest
Student and campus speakers discuss “Supporting the Student Experience”

1:45–2:45 p.m. Philanthropy Session, Brooks Auditorium
John Ross, director of major gifts

1:45–2:45 p.m. Nominating Committee, Brooks 178 (members only)

2 p.m. Women’s Volleyball vs. Bryn Athyn, Gannett Field House

2:45–3:15 p.m. Being “Social” with Wilson, Brooks Auditorium
Courtney D. Wolfe ’12, associate director of marketing and communications, social media and community relations

3:15–4:30 p.m. Reunion 2018 Planning Session with Class Officer Q&A, Brooks Auditorium
Marybeth Famulare, director of alumnae/i relations

3:15–4:30 p.m. Finance Committee, Brooks 178

4:45–6:30 p.m. Dinner, Jensen Dining Hall (Pay at the door, $12)


“People, Place, Plates”, Laird Hall
The annual Fulton Farm fundraising dinner. Reservation required: $48 per person, $ 85 per couple or $325 for a table of eight. To reserve your seat, please visit Email inquiries to

  • 5–6:30 p.m. Happy hour and farm tours, vans available to farm
  • 6:30 p.m. Dinner (family style) with farm overview presentation
  • 7:30–9 p.m. Live music by Don’t Look Down

Sunday, Oct. 1
8–9 a.m. Breakfast, Patterson Lounge

8:30–11:30 a.m. AAWC General Board Meeting Patterson Board Room

1–11 p.m. Library open

Please assist Sarah’s Cupboard, the campus food pantry, by bringing along a few items to donate. Donation boxes are located at Alumnae House or at the campus security desk in Lenfest Lobby. Requested items:
Canned soup or pasta
Peanut butter and other nut butters (plastic jars only)
Jelly (plastic jars only)
Boxed pasta
Pasta sauce (plastic jars only)
Rice (smaller bags and boxes, not industrial-sized)
Oatmeal and cereal (individual serving sizes)
Canned meat (i.e., tuna, chicken)

Alumnae/i Events

Click here to see an overview of alumnae/i events and programs at Wilson: Alum/Student Activity Overview.pdf


Alumnae/i Networking Event

Join Linda Boeckman, Director of Career Development and Marybeth Famulare, Director of Alumnae/i Relations
for a meet and greet. Stop by to introduce yourself, get a Wilson update and a free give-a-way.

August 16, 2017     5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Appalachian Brewing Company
Host, Judy Coen Grove ’74
6462 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA

Please RSVP to Alumnae/i Relations at or
717-262-2010 the week prior to each event.
*alcoholic beverages may be purchased on your own*


Annual Wilson College
Mt. Gretna Church Service

Mt. Gretna Playhouse
Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017
10 a.m.

Music will be provided by the Eaken Trio.
Message will be given by Rev. Robin Reilly,
St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Lebanon, PA.

Following the service, please join
Nancy Adams Besch ’48 for a luncheon
at her summer home, within walking distance.

RSVP by August 28, 2017 to or 717-262-2010


Athletics Fall Festival
Alumnae Games

Save the Date
October 21-22, 2017


Reunion 2018

June 1-3, 2018

Celebrating classes ending in 3 & 8
All welcome!
Watch for your reunion 2018 brochure in the Winter Wilson Magazine

Campus Events

Institute for Retired Persons
The institute brings in speakers from local and wider areas to discuss topics such as music, literature, nature, history, art, politics, the military, computers, local communities, hobbies… a true potpourri. The membership has grown to over 300. To find out more information about becoming a member of IRP click here.

Van Looy Organ Series
The Van Looy Series is named in honor of Ellen Van Looy Reed ’53. Ellen’s mother, Priscilla Van Looy, donated the total cost for the rebuilding of the console and relays of the Moller organ. Join Wilson College as they bring talented organists to the stage of Thomson Chapel. Click here to view upcomming performances.

Performing Arts Series
Wilson College is proud to present its  annual Performing Arts Series. Since 1992, the series has brought jazz and Big Band ensembles, national companies and other highly acclaimed entertainers to Wilson College and the Chambersburg community. For more information about upcoming performances click here.

World Travel Series
This popular fine ethnic dining and four-film series celebrates its 22nd anniversary this season. Come join Wilson College and the Chambersburg community on around-the-world tasting and traveling adventures – without leaving town! For more information click here.

Athletics Calendar
For up-to-date infomation on scheduled games please visit the athletics calendar by clicking here and come cheer on your favorite Wilson team! Athletics invites you to come volunteer with opportunities such as, but not limited to, handing out game programs, shooting video, taking pictures, and more. If interested please contact Jeremy Shepherd at


See the latest Alumnae/i E-News here!


Stay up to date with what is going on at Wilson College by subscribing to email newsletters from various departments.

Alumnae/i E-News

Fulton Farm Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Newsletter

Athletics Newsletter


New Wilson Career Group

Join the NEW Wilson College Career page! Composed of Wilson students, alumnae(i), faculty, staff and friends desiring to increase professional dialogue. Members are encouraged to share job opportunities, career advice, information about companies, articles about job search and anything pertinent to assist students continue their life after Wilson. Members are encouraged to contact each other to ask questions, make suggestions, schedule interviews or informal meetings to discuss career information and opportunities.

Linda A. Boeckman
Director Career Development