Wilson Breaks Ground on Library Project

On a beautiful fall day, Wilson College held a festive groundbreaking ceremony Thursday, Oct. 9, for the "Reimagining the John Stewart Memorial Library project. The $12 million project includes the restoration of the original, 1920s library building and the construction of a new, adjacent learning commons in place of the recently demolished, outdated 1961 addition to the library.

Wilson Enrollment Increases for Fall 2014

A total of 759 students have enrolled at Wilson College for the 2014 fall semester, an increase of more than 14 percent over fall 2013 with a 41 percent increase in new students in the traditional undergraduate college, producing the largest incoming class in more than 40 years.

Wilson Awarded $2 Million Title III Grant from U.S. Dept. of Education

The U.S. Department of Education has approved a $2 million Title III grant for Wilson College under the department’s Strengthening Institutions Program, which is aimed at helping postsecondary institutions expand their ability to serve low-income students and strengthen academic quality, institutional management and fiscal stability.

Wilson, Vermont Law Offer Dual Degree Plan

Wilson College and Vermont Law School, the top-ranked environmental law school in the nation, recently forged an agreement that will allow qualified students to earn a bachelor’s degree from Wilson and a master’s degree from VLS in just four years.

Alumna Makes $2.3 Million Gift to Library

Wilson College has received a $2.3 million gift to the Reimagining the John Stewart Memorial Library fundraising effort from Wilson alumna Sue Davison Cooley, a Portland, Oregon, area philanthropist.

Wilson Adds New Degree Programs in 2014

Wilson College is offering two new degrees in spring 2014, a bachelor’s degree in graphic design and a master’s degree in accountancy, and will add a third new program in fall 2014, a bachelor’s degree in animal studies.

Wilson College Receives Grant for Summer Therapeutic Riding Program

Wilson College was recently awarded a $3,000 grant from the Jean Morrow Fund of the Franklin County Foundation (FCF) that will enable the college’s therapeutic riding program for special-needs residents to continue through the summer. FCF is a regional foundation of the Harrisburg-based Foundation for Enhancing Communities.