Out of an abundance of caution for our alumni, Reunion 2020, scheduled for June 4– 7, has been rescheduled to coincide with Reunion 2021. Please mark your calendars now for June 3 – 6, 2021.

For more information, please visit https://www.wilson.edu/coronavirus-information

In the coming weeks, we will be in touch with additional information.

Online AAWC Voting

Online voting will close on June 4, 2020. Members can also vote using their Reunion 2020 registration form. To vote online click here. Full AAWC bylaws may be found at https://www.wilson.edu/alumnae-association (see right column under Bylaws & Policies).


Please see information below regarding REUNION 2020.


Click here to view 2020 Reunion Brochure

Print the 2020 Reunion registration form here

Please note that there is an early bird registration discount prior to April 10 and the AAWC is prioritizing donations to its restricted funds for preservation and Internship Gift Program.

Become a part of the official archives at the Hankey Center. Share your fondest memories of Wilson College and help preserve the rich history and traditions of your alma mater. Share Your Story!

Watch for class specific mailings for additional information, as well as, view updated details regarding classes and registered alums by scrolling to tabs below.  Keep checking back with us.

Class Dues and reunion registration may be sent payable to the Alumnae Association of Wilson College.

Wilson Fund or contributions to a class gift should be sent payable to Wilson College.  Note class dues, Wilson Fund or class gift in the memo line of check.

Mail to: Alumni Relations, 1015 Philadelphia Ave, Chambersburg, PA  17201.

For additional information contact Alumni Relations at aroffice@wilson.edu or 717-262-2010.

Reunion Raffle

Reunion Raffle to Support the AAWC

During Reunion 2020, the Alumnae Association will once again sponsor a round-robin raffle to raise funds for the association.

The raffle rules are easy:
tickets can be purchased for $2 a ticket, or seven for $10.
Drop your ticket into the jar for the item or items you are interested in and cross your fingers for luck.
Prizes will be drawn the evening of Saturday, June 1.

The association is also currently accepting donations for the raffle.
Donate a piece of Wilson memorabilia (in good condition), a merchant gift card, a themed basket or an item personally tied to your business, hobby or art.

For more information on the raffle or how to donate, send inquiries to aawc@wilson.edu

*AAWC reserves the right to deem some donations better suited for its garage sale.

Registered Alums

Names will be added weekly starting in March.


Chambersburg Area Lodging Options


Best Western

211 Walker Rd


Wilson Rate: 15% discount

Candlewood Suites

231 Walker Rd

Wilson Rate:  $85 +tax

Comfort Inn

3648 Old Scotland Rd.


Wilson Rate:  $79 +tax

Country Inn & Suites

399 Bedington Blvd



Wilson Rate:  $84 +tax

Days Inn
30 Falling Spring Rd


Fairfield Inn by Marriott

1122 Wayne Rd



Hampton Inn

955 Lesher Rd


Holiday Inn Express & Suites

1097 Wayne Ave


La Quinta

199 Walker Rd


Quality Inn
1095 Wayne Ave



Wilson Rate: $59.99 +tax

Springhill Suites
451 Gateway Ave



Craig Manor (Reopening 11/1/19)
756 Philadelphia Ave    


The Inn at Ragged Edge

1090 Ragged Edge Rd


 (Last Updated 8/2019 – Thank you for your understanding that this is meant to be a resource. Hotel rates are subject to change and they may not always notify Wilson College)  


AAWC Awards

The Alumnae Association of Wilson College announces the 2020 award recipients and honorees.

Join us on campus for Reunion 2020, June 4-7, for the presentations and to share Wilson pride in the following:


Faculty Award — Kathleen L. Kaminski, retired associate professor of education

TIFT College (Service Award) — Ellen Van Looy Reed '53

Outstanding Young Alumna — Jennifer Robinson Detrisac ’05

Distinguished Adult Degree Program Alumna — Dorothy M. Van Brakle '06, '09

Distinguished Alumna — Beth Oehrig Lange '70



Honorary Alumnus — Donald F. Bletz, former president, faculty emeritus

Honorary Alumna — Amy M. Ensley, director of the Hankey Center for the
History of Women's Education

Legacy Scholarship — Pierce Thompson Peiffer ’21
(Mother – Bernadette Thompson ’99)


In Gratitude:

We will purchase a bench in A. Richard Kneedler’s name to enhance the campus landscape and to thank him for his service as interim president.

Nomination Forms for Future Years:

Board Nomination Form
AAWC Awards Nomination & Description Form

If you would like to nominate a classmate for a future award, e-mail AAWC@wilson.edu



Class Specific Info

On Campus Saturday Dinner Menu:




Casual Saturday Dinner Under the Tent:


Saturday Dinner- On Campus

Saturday Dinner- Off Campus

Saturday Dinner- On Campus

Saturday Dinner- Hankey Center

Saturday Dinner-Brooks Science Center

Hotel Accommodations - we have reserved a block of rooms at the Country Inn and Suites at 399 Beddington Blvd. in Chambersburg. Their phone is 717-261-0900. When you call, tell them you are with the Wilson College Reunion Group. Our group rate will not be available after May 5.

Saturday Dinner- On Campus- Library

Hotel Accommodations- We have a block of rooms at the SpringHill Suites. Here is a link to book your room. <https://tinyurl.com/ua3ho7j>. If you would prefer to call them directly, the phone number is (717) 263-1300. Identify yourself as a member of the Wilson College Class of ’70. 

Saturday Dinner- Casual dinner under the tent

Saturday Dinner- Off Campus

Saturday Dinner- Pending

Saturday Dinner- Casual dinner under the tent

Saturday Dinner- Casual dinner under the tent

Saturday Dinner- Casual dinner under the tent

Saturday Dinner- Casual dinner under the tent

Saturday Dinner- Casual dinner under the tent

Saturday Dinner- Casual dinner under the tent


Campus Food Pantry (Sarah’s Cupboard) Donation Request

Please assist the Campus Food Pantry (Sarah’s Cupboard) by bringing along a few items to donate (donation boxes available at the alumnae house or at security in Lenfest).


Items needed: full boxes of cereal, heat and serve single serve food, mac & cheese (microwavable), peanut butter and jelly (plastic jars), pasta sauce (plastic jars), pasta (boxes), canned chicken, crackers, disposable salt and pepper shakers, Chicken flavored Ramen noodles, granola bars at this time. We will not use Cupboard money to buy dessert treats or juice boxes, so those are appreciated as ‘special treats’ when they do appear.

Monetary donations may be made to Wilson College with “food pantry” in the memo line.

Transportation Needed


If you need a ride or if you are driving and could bring another alumna/us from your area, please indicate this on your reservation form. Contact our office by phone 717.262.2010 or email ARoffice@wilson.edu. We will work to assist in coordinating arrangements for all those wishing to attend. We regret we are not in a position to make guarantees.

Current Requests for Travel Assistance: 

Requests will be added as they come in.