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.
A total of 1,098 students have enrolled at Wilson College for the fall semester, the largest enrollment in the 147-year history of the liberal arts college.
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.
A gift from Wilson College graduate, businesswoman and philanthropist Susan Breakefield Fulton will pave the way for a new campus veterinary medical center planned for completion in 2019.
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 College opens its 2016-17 Performing Arts Series with a free concert by acclaimed pianist Efi Hackmey at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, in Thomson Hall’s Alumnae Chapel.
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 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 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.
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.