Sesquicentennial Common Hour Series: Boldly Wilson with June Eric-Udorie 

This year’s Common Hour, Living Boldly, is inspired by Wilson's sesquicentennial celebration marking 150 years of bold Wilson students. The fall series, which kicks off on September 2, will feature 11 talks and one dance performance. In the spirit of fostering critical thinking about pressing issues and big questions, all Common Hour events are free and open to the public.

October 7

Noon at John Stewart Memorial Library

Using Your Voice 

Sesquicentennial Common Hour Series: Boldly Wilson with Robin Fretwell Wilson

This year’s Common Hour, Living Boldly, is inspired by Wilson's sesquicentennial celebration marking 150 years of bold Wilson students. The fall series, which kicks off on September 2, will feature 11 talks and one dance performance. In the spirit of fostering critical thinking about pressing issues and big questions, all Common Hour events are free and open to the public.

Against Culture War 

Sesquicentennial Common Hour Series: Boldly Wilson with Vincent Lloyd

This year’s Common Hour, Living Boldly, is inspired by Wilson's sesquicentennial celebration marking 150 years of bold Wilson students. The fall series, which kicks off on September 2, will feature 11 talks and one dance performance. In the spirit of fostering critical thinking about pressing issues and big questions, all Common Hour events are free and open to the public.

Sesquicentennial Common Hour Series: Boldly Wilson with Jim Condron

This year’s Common Hour, Living Boldly, is inspired by Wilson's sesquicentennial celebration marking 150 years of bold Wilson students. The fall series, which kicks off on September 2, will feature 11 talks and one dance performance. In the spirit of fostering critical thinking about pressing issues and big questions, all Common Hour events are free and open to the public.

You Never Wash It Off Completely

Sesquicentennial Common Hour Series: Boldly Wilson with Robert P. Jones

Noon at John Stewart Memorial Library

E Pluribus Duo? Partisanship, Polarization, and Pluralism in America

The idea of pluralism is embedded in our nation’s founding documents, but today the partisan divides in the country are undermining a shared commitment to that principal. In this talk, Robert P. Jones will unpack the latest public opinion data to examine the widening gap between Republicans and Democrats on this issue, and discuss what this disagreement may hold for the future of our democracy.

Annual Mt. Gretna Church Service

Mt. Gretna Playhouse

The Rev. Derek Wadlington will again provide the message for this commemorative service, with special music selections provided by the Eaken Trio. Nancy Adams Besch ’48 plans to host a luncheon following the service at her summer home, which is within walking distance. An RSVP will be required. Additional details forthcoming. 

ChambersFest 2019

Chambersburg, Pa. will be bustling with activity for the 34th Annual ChambersFest. Wilson College is proud to sponsor this event that celebrates our hometown! There is something for everyone with a wide range of events, including ChambersFest Restaurant Week, Scoop-a-Palooza, Tim and Susan Cook Memorial 1-Mile Race, Old Market Day and 1864: The Burning re-enactment. See you downtown for some family-friendly fun.

Annual Wilson College at Rocky Spring 2019

Presbyterian Church Service
May 5 at 3 p.m.
Rocky Spring Presbyterian Church

The Rev. Derek Wadlington, Wilson College’s Helen Carnell Eden chaplain, will lead a special church service to celebrate the College’s Presbyterian heritage. Rocky Spring Church near Chambersburg served as the lifelong church of college benefactor Sarah Wilson. An additional service will occur May 9 to commemorate the church’s 225th anniversary.