Wilson College sophomore Pratikshya Gaihre has been named a Campus Compact 2018 Newman Civic Fellow, an honor given to civic-minded students who have demonstrated “an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the country and abroad.”
Wilson College has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Eden Hall Foundation to fund research on the effects of taking part in the Student Parent Scholar program on the children of program participants.
A new educational partnership between Wilson and New York Chiropractic College will guarantee qualified Wilson graduates who receive a bachelor’s degree in exercise science admission to NYCC’s Doctor of Chiropractic program.
Wilson College's international student organization, the Muhibbah Club, will host a spring dinner featuring dishes from around the world on Saturday, March 3, in Jensen Dining Hall in Lenfest Commons. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. and dinner begins at 5:30. It will be followed by entertainment presented by the students at 7:30 p.m. in Laird Hall.
As the college continues planning for a new veterinary education center first announced in summer 2016, the project has received a boost with gifts from two alumnae totaling $575,000.
Longtime Wilson supporter Susan Breakefield Fulton ’61 has added to her $500,000 lead gift for the veterinary education center, with a second donation of $475,000. A $100,000 bequest has also been received from the late Eleanor Martin Allen ’49, a former Board of Trustees member and chair who died last year.
Wilson College President Barbara K. Mistick has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Board of Directors.
While on a sabbatical from teaching at Wilson College, Associate Professor of Fine Arts R.K. Dickson traveled nearly 10,000 miles over seven months, shooting more than 1,000 black-and-white photographs.
The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation recently awarded Wilson College a $460,000 grant to fund scholarships for students with financial need through the Stabler Scholarship Endowment.
Gone are the days when nursing students practiced giving injections by using a syringe on an orange. Now with the help of human facsimiles known as simulators or mannequins, students can have a much more true-to-life experience.
Wilson College recently added a new master’s degree to its expanding offerings in education graduate programs: a Master of Mass Customized Learning.