Jim Condron–An Exhibition: You Never Wash it off Completely
Now through April 30
Cooley Gallery, John Stewart Memorial Library
An art exhibition by Baltimore artist and Wilson College M.F.A. summer faculty member Jim Condron celebrates the 150-year history of Wilson College using college relics and artifacts.

Common Hour Series: June Eric-Udorie
Oct. 7, Noon
Lenfest Learning Commons, John Stewart Memorial Library;
and 7 p.m., Coyle Free Library, Chambersburg, Pa.
The Common Hour speaker series is dedicated to fostering inquiry and conversation about pressing issues and big questions across the campus community. June Eric-Udorie, named “Female Activist of the Year” in 2017 by Elle magazine, will share her thoughts on our theme.

Egypt to Gibraltar
Oct. 8
Laird Hall and Alumnae Chapel, Thomson Hall
Join us for a special World Travel Dinner and Film Series installment. A themed dinner will begin at 6 p.m. in Laird Hall and a screening of Egypt to Gibraltar by Marlin Darrah will begin at 7 p.m. in Alumnae Chapel. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 717-262- 2003 or visit wilson.edu/events. This event is free to children under 10, as well as Wilson students, faculty and staff.

Arts Day
Oct. 9
Arts Day is an annual fall event held to celebrate the cross-curricular integration, practice and study of the arts within our broad liberal arts curriculum. Swing by campus to experience the creative spirit and see artistic passion in action. Multiple events are held throughout the day.

Fall 2019 Writers Series
Oct. 9, 9 a.m.
Allen Auditorium, Warfield Hall
Sponsored by the Department of English and Mass Communications and in partnership with Arts Day, Wilson welcomes poets Heather Hamilton and Eric Bliman to campus to present readings of their latest works. The readings are free and open to the public.
Hamilton is a native of Mobile, Ala., and holds an M.F.A. from the University of Florida and a Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati, where she received an Academy of American Poets prize. Her poems have appeared in Subtropics, Birmingham Poetry Review, RHINO, Willow Springs, Southern Poetry Review, Third Coast, Poetry Northwest and Verse Daily, among other journals.
Bliman’s chapbook, Travel and Leisure, won the Poetry Society of America’s National Chapbook Fellowship in 2012. His poems have appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, Subtropics, Southern Poetry Review, Quarterly West, Birmingham Poetry Review and other journals. He holds a Ph.D. in English and comparative literature from the University of Cincinnati, where he volunteered at the Cincinnati Review.

Homecoming /Family Weekend
Oct. 18–20
This special weekend will be like none other at Wilson! Alums, students, benefactors, faculty, staff, friends and family will gather to celebrate all that is Boldly Wilson. Festivities kick off on Friday with our annual BBQ & Brew. Visit wilson.edu/150 for information and events.

AppleFest 2019
Oct. 19, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Downtown Chambersburg
Don’t miss AppleFest 2019–a fun, family-friendly fall tradition. Downtown Chambersburg will come alive with craft, art and food vendors plus live music. You might even see a Wilson Phoenix or two lending a hand!

Annual Wilson College at Rocky Spring
Presbyterian Church Service
Oct. 20, 2 p.m.
Rocky Spring Presbyterian Church
The Rev. Derek Wadlington, Wilson College’s Helen Carnell Eden Chaplain, will lead a special church service to celebrate the College’s Presbyterian heritage. Rocky Spring Church near Chambersburg served as the lifelong church of college benefactor Sarah Wilson.

Common Hour Series: Megan Mizanty
Oct. 21, Noon
Lenfest Learning Commons, John Stewart Memorial Library
Megan Mizanty, Wilson’s assistant professor of dance, will present American Dead Girl as the next installment of the Common Hour series.

Fall Open House
Oct. 26, 9:15 a.m. arrival/check-in
Brooks Science Center Lobby
Discover what it’s like to be a Wilson student. With more than 35 fields of study, you’re sure to find a major that interests you. Visit campus and talk with students and faculty. Learn how a comprehensive liberal arts education will prepare you for a successful future. This event is free; however, advanced registration is required. For details and to register, visit wilson.edu/visit.

Common Hour Series: Aakash Singh Rathore
Oct. 28, Noon
Lenfest Learning Commons, John Stewart Memorial Library
Join Aakash Singh Rathore, a fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, for an installment of the Common Hour speaker series.

Annual Juried High School Student Art Exhibition
Oct. 30–Dec. 6
Bogigian Gallery, Lortz Hall
Join Wilson faculty, staff and students as we celebrate the art and creativity of local high school students in this annual juried exhibition. An opening reception will be held Oct. 30 from 4:30-6 p.m