Nationally known comedian Jane Condon will address the Wilson College senior class at the 148th annual commencement ceremony, to be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 13.
Four Wilson College seniors presented the results of their research and one was recognized for her oral presentation at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science (PAS), held March 23 to 25 at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana, Pa.
The Wilson College Veterinary Medical Technology Club will host dog washes from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, April 14 and 15, in the college veterinary building near the main entrance to campus. The dog washes are open to the public.
Frank Furedi, whose influential books The Culture of Fear and Paranoid Parenting investigated the interaction between risk consciousness and perceptions of fear in contemporary society, will present two talks exploring fear on Monday, April 16, at Wilson College as part of the Common Hour series of lectures. Both will be held in the college library's Lenfest Learning Commons and are free and open to the public.
The Foundry, a Chambersburg art cooperative located at 100 N. Main St., will host Wilson Students at The Foundry, an exhibition of artwork by Wilson College studio art students. The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, opens Friday, April 6, and runs through April 30.
Wilson College will hold a reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, to mark the opening of the Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition. The exhibit will continue through April 27 in the Bogigian Gallery, which is located in Lortz Hall.
The Wilson College Child Care center recently received a $12,920 Keystone STARS Quality Improvement Grant, which will provide stipends for child care center staff in recognition of educational achievements.
Wilson's modern dance ensemble, Orchesis, will present its annual spring performance on Friday and Saturday, April 6 and 7, in Laird Hall. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, with a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m.
A $1 million gift for a new veterinary education center at Wilson College has been committed by Margaret Hamilton Duprey, a resident of Wellington, Fla., and member of the college’s Board of Trustees.
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.”