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.

Spring 2019 Writers Series event

Join us at the Spring 2019 Writers Series event.

As part of the English program’s upcoming Colloquium on Creative Writing and the 2018-19 Writers Series, we are pleased to welcome New Yorker author and novelist Seth Fried to campus. This is a rare opportunity to hear an emerging important voice on the Wilson campus. We invite everyone to the colloquium’s keynote address to hear an amazing talent read from his work!

Saturday, March 9
Brooks Science Center Auditorium