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September 28, 2010
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- The Wilson College Career Development Center and Environmental Studies Department will host "Environmental Career Day" from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, in room 128 in the Brooks Complex. The career day is open to Wilson students, prospective students and community residents who want to find out more about jobs in the field of environmental science. A panel featuring representatives from a number of local companies, as well as the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, will discuss job opportunities, and information highlighting environmental career options will be provided.
June 20, 2011
The strains of classical music will fill the campus of Wilson College for the next two weeks as dozens of professional and amateur musicians rehearse and perform free concerts as part of the annual Summertrios music camps. The first camp is running through Sunday, and the second is Sunday through July 3. During those weeks, camp faculty — professional musicians from around the world — and amateur musicians who play strings, winds and piano come together to spend time rehearsing and performing chamber music.
March 1, 2011
Wilson College on Tuesday announced the appointment of Barbara K. Mistick as the 19th president in the 142-year history of the college. Mistick, who will officially assume the Wilson presidency July 1, currently serves as president of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, a position she has held since 2005. She will succeed Lorna Duphiney Edmundson, who will retire June 30 after 10 years of leadership. In making the announcement Tuesday to Wilson faculty, staff, administrators and students, Board of Trustees Chairwoman Trudi Blair said the college sought a president who could lead Wilson through the next critical stage in its history.
August 13, 2013
A new Wilson College art show, Alumnae/i Art Exhibition, will open Aug. 26, in the Hankey Center, where it will continue through Dec. 6. The college will hold a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, in the Hankey Center to mark the opening of exhibition. The exhibit will feature drawings, paintings, prints, ceramics, photographs and mixed-media artwork with a wide array of subject matter and content. The Hankey Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
April 25, 2013
A National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) matching grant has been awarded to Wilson College, allowing the addition of a full-time athletics communication/sports information director to the college athletics department. The NCAA Division III Strategic Alliance Matching Grant, which will be distributed over three years, is highly competitive: Wilson is one of just six institutions nationwide to receive the grant, according to a Wilson news release. Wilson College applied for the grant after the Board of Trustees' decision to expand coeducation across all programs, according to Wilson's Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Lori Frey.
November 11, 2012
Wilson College is hosting an exhibition of art made by area high school students. The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, will continue through Dec. 7 in the Bogigian Gallery on the second floor of Lortz Hall. This is the second year for the exhibition, which represents an opportunity for area high school students to showcase their artwork and talent, and be part of a juried process involving fine-arts faculty as jurors. Cash prizes of $75, $50 and $25 will be awarded for first, second and third places, respectively, and honorable mention will be awarded as well.
April 24, 2012
Wilson College will hold information sessions for those interested in its Teacher Intern Program, which allows anyone with a bachelor's degree to become certified to teach at the elementary or secondary levels. Unless otherwise noted, sessions will begin at 7 p.m. at the following locations: • Wednesday, West York High School, Auditorium, West York, Pa. • May 9, Carlisle High School, Fowler Technical Center, Carlisle, Pa. • May 15, 5:30 p.m., Wilson College's Hankey Center • May 23, Gettysburg High School Auditorium, Gettysburg, Pa. • May 30, Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC)
May 3, 2011
The Wilson College logo was awarded a silver medal in the Higher Education Marketing Awards competition in March. Wilson's logo was entered in the Educational Advertising Awards logo/letterhead category, in which awards were given for materials displaying exceptional quality, creativity and message effectiveness. Wilson's logo was selected from more than 2,500 entries from more than 1,000 colleges, universities and secondary schools from all 50 states and several foreign countries.
April 5, 2010
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- As part of its Global Citizenship Speaker Series, Wilson College will welcome retired diplomats William and Pamela Kiehl, who will talk about their own careers and career options in the U.S. Foreign Service on Wednesday. The Kiehls, who are married, also will discuss peacekeeping efforts and foreign affairs. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will held at 6:30 p.m. in Brooks Complex auditorium. Pamela Francis Kiehl, who served as a foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State, is a 1966 graduate of Wilson College.
By JENNIFER FITCH | | July 11, 2012
Two months ago, Wilson College's Class of 2012 gave the school's president a vase inscribed with Ralph Ellison's quote “Education is all a matter of building bridges.” Emotion flickers in Barbara Mistick's eyes when she recalls that moment shared with the graduates. She counts them among the many people who have embraced her as Wilson College's new president. “Everybody has been very welcoming,” Mistick said. On Oct. 1, 2011, Mistick was inaugurated as the 19th president in the 142-year history of Wilson College, a small liberal arts college serving mostly female students.
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