Five Wilson College students presented the results of their research and two were recognized with research grants at the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science, held March 31 to April 2 at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
Wilson College President Barbara K. Mistick has been chosen as a recipient of the 2017 Women of Influence award, an annual Central Penn Business Journal program recognizing 30 of the midstate’s top women leaders.
Wilson College sophomore Keion Adams has been named a Campus Compact 2017 Newman Civic Fellow, an honor given to “community-committed” students who have demonstrated “an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the country and abroad.”
Entrepreneur and education access advocate David Risher will address the senior class at the 147th annual Wilson College commencement ceremony, to be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 14.
The 2016-17 Orr Forum at Wilson College will host Professor Henry Mugabe, a theologian and president of the Zimbabwe Theological Seminary who will present two lectures on Tuesday, April 4. The lectures are free and open to the public.
Wilson College’s on-campus volunteer, migrant education tutoring program, Learning Campus, has received approval from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and the Pennsylvania Campus Compact (PACC) for a second AmeriCorps/VISTA grant.
The Kittochtinny Players, the drama club at Wilson College, will present three performances of the play, “Alice in Wonderland,” on Friday, March 31, and Saturday and Sunday, April 1 and 2, in Laird Hall.
Orchesis, the Wilson College modern dance ensemble, will present its annual spring concert on Friday and Saturday, April 7 and 8, in Laird Hall.
Wilson College will host an information session about its master’s degree program in the humanities at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, in Norland Hall.
The Bloomsburg couple who founded and operate “Wild for Salmon” will speak at the next Wilson College “FRESH! (Finding Responsible Eating Strategies for Health) lecture series, which will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 25, in the Warfield Hall auditorium.