Speaker Chad T. Lower will discuss some of the latest developments at NASA from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the John Stewart Memorial Library at Wilson College. The talk is free and open to the public.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Wilson College Veterinary Medical Technology Club has postponed its dog washes, originally scheduled for Oct. 20 and 21, to Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 3 and 4. The dog washes will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days in the college veterinary building near the main entrance to campus. The dog washes are open to the public.
Wilson College will host its annual Arts Day - an educational, fun-filled day of free events that encourages everyone to appreciate and celebrate interdisciplinary arts - on Wednesday, Oct. 10. A highlight this year is the return of steamroller printmaking. Arts Day, which is held at locations all over the campus, is free and open to the public.
Wilson Instructor of English Matthew Diltz McBride will open the college’s annual Writers Series with a reading from his book of poetry, City of Incandescent Light, at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in Warfield Hall’s Allen Auditorium.
A total of 1,499 students are enrolled in Wilson College for the fall semester, the most in the college’s 149-year history.
Wilson College has been awarded nearly $300,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Campus Program to strengthen the college’s ability to respond to crimes of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking on campus.
Pennsylvania’s teacher shortage crisis is amping up interest in teaching careers. In response to the growing demand for teacher certification programs, Wilson College has expanded its former Teacher Intern Program (TIP), now offering an online-only certification program and a program for foreign language teachers, as well as the traditional program.
Pennsylvania Executive Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Michael Smith visited Wilson College Friday, Sept. 7, and toured Fulton Farm as part of the agriculture department's ongoing Planting the Seed initiative. Smith met with President Barbara K. Mistick before touring the farm with Fulton Center for Sustainability Studies Director Chris Mayer.
A farm-to-table, barbecue-style dinner celebrating Wilson’s College’s Fulton Farm, and local farming in general, will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, in Wilson’s Laird Hall.