JOIN US FOR HOMECOMING AND FAMILY WEEKEND
OCTOBER 18-19, 2019
Come celebrate! Renew old friendships, reminisce about fond memories and learn what’s new at Wilson! #WHW19

Register for Homecoming and Family Weekend 2019 here. 


Schedule of Events

October 18 - 19, 2019

Friday, October 18
7 am - 2 p.m. Continuous Dining – Jensen Dining Hall (pay at the door)
8:30 am – 3 p.m. College Café  - John Stewart Memorial Library
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Attend classes with your student
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. John Stewart Memorial Library Open
Jim Condron: A Retrospective – Cooley Gallery, 2nd floor, John Stewart Memorial Library
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Weekend Registration – Academic Quad Tent
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Hankey Center and Archives Exhibit - “Beneath these Pines and Maples: Historic Photographs from the Early Years of Wilson College – Hankey Center
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. College Store open – John Stewart Memorial Library
10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Tour the new Veterinary Education Center (VEC)
12:30 – 1 p.m. "Empowered Women: Athletics at Wilson" presentation - Amy Ensley, Director of the Hankey Center for the History of Women's Education- John Stewart Memorial Library Learning Commons
1 – 2 p.m. "Wilson Goes to Mexico! – Tropical Experiential Ecology 2019" presentation - Abigail Maley (Berkey), Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology - John Stewart Memorial Library Learning Commons
1 p.m. & 3 p.m. Tour the John Stewart Memorial Library – Meet at the Information Desk in the Learning Commons
2 – 3 p.m.

"Don’t Freak Out” and other words of wisdom on how to support your student during their tough times led by Megan Cavanaugh, Director of Counseling and Mary Beth Williams, Dean of Students – John Stewart Memorial Library Learning Commons

3 p.m. Tour the Harry R. Brooks Complex for Science, Mathematics and Technology
 – Meet in the left lobby
3 - 4 p.m. Professor Bonnie Rock-McCutcheon's Archaeology class will host a session about the Fulling Mill
Meet at Fulton Center for Sustainability Studies Farm – upper level of the Owens Barn
4 p.m.  Volleyball game – Frank E. Gannett Memorial Field House
5 - 8 p.m. BBQ and Brew Dinner – Academic Quad Tent
8 p.m. Invincibles/Defenders Basketball game – Frank E. Gannett Memorial Field House 
replica of 1895 Wilson basketball (women’s basketball players vs women’s basketball alumni)
9:15 p.m. Men’s Basketball Alum game – Frank E. Gannett Memorial Field House
Saturday, October 19
8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. College Café
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Weekend Registration – Academic Quad Tent
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Applefest – Downtown Chambersburg
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. John Stewart Memorial Library Open
9 a.m. Tour the Harry R. Brooks Complex for Science, Mathematics and Technology – Meet in the lobby
10 – 10:45 a.m. “Coffee and Careers: a discussion on your student’s life after Wilson.” Led by Linda Boeckman, Director of Career Development
 – John Stewart Memorial Library Learning Commons
10 – 11 a.m. Tour the Fulton Center for Sustainability Studies Farm
10 a.m. Softball Alum game – Kris’s Meadows
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. College Store - John Stewart Memorial Library
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Continuous Dining – Jensen Dining Hall (pay at the door)
11 a.m.  Field Hockey game – Field Hockey Field
12 p.m. VEC Ribbon Cutting Reception and Ceremony – Veterinary Education Center
12 p.m. Women’s Soccer game – Kris’s Meadows
12:30 p.m. Alum Field Hockey game – Field Hockey Field
2 p.m.  Men’s Soccer game – Kris’s Meadows 
2 p.m. Past and Present WCGA and Student Media members gather for a dessert reception – Sarah’s Coffeehouse
5 - 8 p.m. Student/Family Dinner – Jensen Dining Hall (pay at the door, student meal plan and family members $8 pp)
8:30 – 10: 30 p.m. Student/Family Movie, Hocus Pocus – sponsored by CAB (Campus Activities Board) – Jensen Dining Hall
Sunday, October 20
2 p.m. Annual Rocky Spring Church Service
The Rev. Derek Wadlington, Wilson’s Helen Carnell Eden Chaplain will lead a special service to celebrate the College’s Presbyterian heritage. Rocky Spring Church near Chambersburg served as the lifelong church of college benefactor Sarah Wilson.
*all events are subject to change*