When the academic year came to a close in May, Wilson College began work on a number of construction projects, including replacement of a bridge leading to the western side of campus, as well as the creation of additional parking, residence hall improvements and updates to tennis courts.
Wilson College today announced the appointment of A. Richard Kneedler as interim president. Kneedler was president of Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa., from 1988 to 2002 and served as interim president of Rockford (Ill.) College (now Rockford University) in 2006-07. He has also worked as an educational consultant.
As part of its ongoing Sesquicentennial celebration, Wilson College has commissioned Chambersburg artist Peter Mazzone to paint a mural on both sides of a concrete wall outside of Sarah's Coffeehouse at the rear of Lenfest Commons. Mazzone is seeking volunteers to help with the project, which is expected to get underway in earnest the week of June 24.
The Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation has awarded Wilson College a $25,000 grant to support students age 25 and older who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree and need financial assistance.
Preservation Pennsylvania is holding its annual Statewide Conference on Heritage at Wilson College this week and the organization invites the general public to attend two free events─a free workshop and a film about the Commonweath's historic barns─on Thursday, June 20. Both events will be held in Thomson Hall's Alumnae Chapel.
The Wilson College Child Care Center was recently awarded a $14,760 Keystone STARS Education and Retention grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services' Office of Child Development and Early Learning
The weather was perfect for the 151 Wilson graduates earning bachelor’s or associate degrees and the 97 receiving master’s degrees the morning of Sunday, May 19.
Forty-two students in the Wilson College Teacher Certification Pathways program were recognized at a May 10 ceremony at the college.
Wilson College honored students and faculty members at its annual Academic Awards ceremony held Friday, May 3, in the Harry R. Brooks Complex for Science, Mathematics and Technology.
Recognized for her legal and business acumen, as well as her work on behalf of women and equality issues, Clorox Executive Vice President and General Counsel Laura Stein will address the graduating class at the 149th annual Wilson College commencement ceremony, to begin at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 19.