Fiction and humor writer Seth Fried will read from his acclaimed short story collection, The Great Frustration, and his forthcoming novel, The Municipalists, as part of the Wilson College Writers Series at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 9, in the Brooks Science Center auditorium. The reading - which will take place during Wilson's Colloquium on Creative Writing - is free and open to the public.
Wilson College's international student organization, the Muhibbah Club, will host its popular spring dinner featuring dishes from around the world on Saturday, March 2, in Jensen Dining Hall in Lenfest Commons. Doors open and appetizers will be served starting at 5 p.m., followed by dinner. Afterward, students will provide entertainment at 7:30 p.m. in Laird Hall. Reservations—required for the dinner only—must be made by Monday, Feb. 25.
The Foundry will host an exhibition of works by Wilson College studio art students at its 100 S. Main St. gallery space in downtown Chambersburg.
Wilson College will host a free seminar for aspiring writers age 14 and older from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, in the Brooks Science Center.
When Wilson College expanded its teacher certification program last fall to include an online-only option, it offered a limited number of Pennsylvania teacher certifications. Now, based on current enrollment and inquiries, the college has added more state certifications.
An exhibition of artwork created by members of the Wilson College staff and faculty will open with a reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in the Bogigian Gallery, which is located on the second floor of Lortz Hall. The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, will run through March 8.
Wilson College will be able to digitize its archived collection of print editions of its student newspaper, The Billboard, thanks to a $6,000 grant from the Council of Independent Colleges. The CIC grant was made possible by a contribution from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation recently awarded Wilson College a $720,000 grant to fund scholarships for students with financial need through the Stabler Scholarship Endowment.
Wilson College has received a $4,500 grant from F&M Trust. The grant will augment the existing F&M Trust Scholarship Endowment, which provides scholarships for Wilson adult students (those who earned their high school diplomas or completed their G.E.D. at least four years ago) with financial need.
Wilson College and Hagerstown Community College have reached an agreement guaranteeing qualified HCC students admission to Wilson bachelor’s degree programs and allowing them to transfer all credits earned with a grade of C or higher.