Wilson VMT Club Dog Wash Set for Oct. 26, 27

The Wilson College Veterinary Medical Technology Club will hold its popular dog wash from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26 and 27. The location this year has changed to the new college veterinary education center next to Lortz Hall and the Brooks Science Center. The dog washes are open to the public.
 

Wilson to Hold Arts Day Oct. 9

The annual Wilson College extravaganza of all things related to interdisciplinary arts─Arts Day─will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 9. The day-long celebration of the arts, which is held at locations all over the campus, is free and open to the public.

Wilson College Enrollment Up for Sixth Consecutive Year

Wilson College continues to buck the higher education trend of declining enrollments. A total of 1,620 students are enrolled for the fall semester, an 8 percent increase over fall 2018 and another record for the 150-year-old college.

Second City Anniversary Show Coming to Wilson Sept. 21

In The Second City, Greatest Hits Vol. 59, today's audiences can watch the next generation of comedy superstars put its spin on the best of the legendary Chicago improv troupe's hits during a show at Wilson College at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, in Laird Hall.

 

Wilson to Open Art Exhibit Featuring Members of The Foundry on Sept. 16

Wilson College will hold a reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, in Lortz Hall's Bogigian Gallery to mark the opening of a new exhibition featuring works made by artist members of The Foundry. The exhibition, which will run through Oct. 11, is free and open to the public.

Three Common Hour Talks to be Held at Coyle Free Library

In recognition of its 150th anniversary, Wilson College is expanding its Common Hour series of lectures this year to include three evening talks at the Coyle Free Library, 102 N. Main St. At 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, scholar and author Robert P. Jones will present Why Religion and Race are at the Heart of America’s Identity Crisis in Coyle’s new conservatory.

Wilson College Awarded Nearly $1 Million by National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of nearly $1 million to Wilson College for a groundbreaking new program to recruit area students majoring in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields and support them with everything from stress management techniques and wellness practices to academic assistance, mentoring and career development.

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