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    December 16, 2013

    Wilson College Farm Receives USDA 'Certified Organic' Status

    CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Wilson College has received U.S. Department of Agriculture organic certification for produce and herbs grown on the college farm, a major step for the college and its sustainability program.

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    January 14, 2014

    Wilson Adds New Degree Programs

    Wilson College is offering two new degrees this year, a bachelor’s degree in graphic design and a master’s degree in accountancy, and will add a third new program in fall 2014, a bachelor’s degree in animal studies.

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  • January 10, 2014

    Wilson College Awarded $700,000 Stabler Foundation Grant for Scholarships

    The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation recently approved a $700,000 grant to fund scholarships for Wilson College students with financial need through the Stabler Scholarship Endowment, which has provided scholarships for 65 students since the program began in 2009.

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  • WilsonCollegePatty_Hall.jpg
    December 16, 2013

    Adult Student Finds Her Calling at Wilson College

    Patty Hall has resisted the urge to enter the ministry for years. A mission trip to a Navajo Indian reservation and her experience at Wilson College finally convinced her to yield to the impulse that always seemed to resurface, no matter how hard she tried to quash it.

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  • Assistant Professor of Psychology Steven Schmidt
    December 5, 2013

    Living with a Smile: Professor Credits Cancer for Positive Changes in His Life

    Steven Schmidt’s interest in psychology grew as his own psychological makeup changed from his experience with cancer. At 28, Schmidt was on his way up in the world with a good-paying information technology job and a sought-after title of manager when he was diagnosed with leukemia in 1997. “Fixing computers for a manufacturing plant was no longer meaningful to me,” Schmidt said.

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  • WilsonCollegeDebtBuyback.jpg
    May 23, 2013

    Wilson College Reduces Tuition, Unveils Unique Student Debt Buyback Program

    Wilson College is offering prospective students a rare opportunity in the increasingly expensive world of higher education – a chance for students to reduce their debt by up to $10,000 through a unique debt buyback program.

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  • Morgan Shadle '14
    October 14, 2013

    Why Do We Volunteer? Morgan Shadle '14 Wants to Know

    Wilson College senior Morgan Shadle wants to know what it means to be altruistic. The 2014 Disert Scholar, who has spent hundreds of hours volunteering herself, chose for her senior research project a study of the psychology behind volunteering.

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  • Newman_Web.jpg
    July 29, 2013

    Nationally Recognized Teacher Credits Wilson College for Current Success

    How important is place in shaping a future? For Logan Newman ’00, who recently earned one of teaching’s highest honors, Wilson College played a pivotal role that started in childhood.

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  • Leigh Rupinski
    December 5, 2013

    Wilson Welcomes New Archivist

    An encounter with a couple who visited the Hankey Center in search of information about the man’s mother, a 1941 Wilson College graduate who died recently, is exactly the sort of thing archivist Leigh Rupinski loves about her job.

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    November 26, 2013

    Why Wait? Get Your Enrollment Decision during Wilson’s “On-the-Spot” Decision Days

    Students applying to Wilson College can receive an on-the-spot admissions decision on Saturday and Monday, Jan. 4 and 13, in Norland Hall from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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