Area Artists Invited to Submit Work for Juried Exhibitions

Wilson College is seeking artwork created by area artists for juried exhibitions at Wilson’s Bogigian Gallery in Lortz Hall and the Cooley Gallery in the college’s Learning Commons for 2017-18. Submissions are due by midnight Nov. 30.

Wilson Hosts Farm-to-Table Dinner Sept. 24

Wilson College's Fulton Center for Sustainability Studies and the Franklin County Historical Society will co-host the second annual “People, Place, Plates” farm-to-table dinner fundraiser from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, in Wilson's Laird Hall.

 

Two Art Exhibits Open Sept. 7

Two free exhibitions of abstract paintings will open Wednesday, Sept. 7, at Wilson College, featuring the work of Lancaster artist Daniel Burns in Lortz Hall’s Bogigian Gallery and Chambersburg artist Peter Mazzone in the John Stewart Memorial Library’s Cooley Gallery.

Wilson Awarded Prestigious Mellon Grant

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Wilson College a $100,000 grant to strengthen writing instruction for students, especially those in their first year. Wilson plans to use the funding to establish the Wilson Writing Academy, a comprehensive system of instruction that will shape students’ writing skills and analytical reasoning capacities – central components of a liberal arts education.

Wilson to Host 'Art of Herbalism' on Aug. 10

Wilson College’s Fulton Center for Sustainable Living will host herbalist Lori Wroten, who will discuss “The Art of Herbalism” at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 10, in Sarah’s Coffeehouse. The event is free and open to the public.

Wilson Hosts Free Educational Session for Farmers on Aug. 18

Wilson College will host an educational meeting for produce growers and handlers on the impact of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s new Food Safety and Modernization Act on their operations. The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at Wilson’s Fulton Farm.

Wilson to Host July 18 Workshop for Women Farmers

On Monday, July 18, Wilson College will host a day-long workshop – “Women Farmers: It’s Never Too Late or Too Early to Face the Risks of Farming” – aimed at increasing awareness and providing information and networking opportunities for women who hope to get involved or are already engaged in farming.