Nearly 1,700 issues of the Wilson College student newspaper are now online and searchable, thanks to a grant that allowed the college to digitize the papers and make them available to researchers on and off campus.
On Jan. 31, Pennsylvania State Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-33, presented Wilson College President Wesley R. Fugate with a citation─passed by the state Senate last month─congratulating the college on its 150th anniversary. Wilson, which was chartered in 1869 and opened the following year, is celebrating its Sesquicentennial over a 15-month period.
Wilson College will hold a reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5, to mark the opening of a new at exhibition, Selections from the Collection: “Who are we?” The exhibition, featuring works of art from Wilson's teaching collection, will continue through March 6 in the Bogigian Gallery in Lortz Hall. It is free and open to the public.
As part of an ongoing celebration of its 150th anniversary, Wilson College will host a performance by the Taylor 2 Dance Company at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at the Capitol Theatre. Tickets are on sale now for the performance, which is open to the community.
When Margaret Hamilton Duprey learned at the October 2019 Wilson College Board of Trustees meeting that the college hadn’t raised enough money through donations to cover the entire cost of the new veterinary education center, she stepped up.
Wilson College and Healthy Franklin County are co-sponsoring a free community garden workshop to be held Saturday, Feb. 1, in Warfield Hall's Allen Auditorium. The theme of the workshop‘s theme is permaculture, a design system for ecological and sustainable living that integrates plants, animals, buildings, people and community.
A team of 14 Wilson College students, faculty members and an alumna, accompanied by three local medical practitioners associated with Wellspan Health, traveled to the Dominican Republic on a medical mission trip to help sugar cane cutters with healthcare needs. The team left Jan. 5. It was the second such Wilson-sponsored tripin the past two years─the first was held in 2018.
Wilson College will hold its annual Christmas vespers service at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in Thomson Hall's Alumnae Chapel. The public is invited to attend.
Area residents are invited to take part in Las Posadas-a Mexican Christmas tradition re-enacting the story of Christ's birth-being held Thursday, Dec. 5, on the campus of Wilson College. The celebration will run from 6 to 8 p.m., starting at the Brooks Science Center and ending with a meal in Laird Hall.
Wilson College recently announced the winners of its 9th annual juried high school student art exhibition, which runs through Dec. 6 in the Bogigian Gallery in Wilson's Lortz Hall.