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NEWS
November 16, 2011
Wilson College will hold its annual Christmas vespers service at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, in Thomson Hall's Alumnae Chapel. The public is invited to attend the service, which will include scripture readings, songs by the Wilson College Choir and Christmas carols sung by all. Wilson's chaplain, the Rev. Rosie Magee, said guest musicians, Trinity Lutheran Church's Trinity Tollers Hand Bell Choir, will also perform. Wilson students, faculty and staff will take part in the service and the chapel will be decorated for the season.
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NEWS
October 20, 2011
The Wilson College Veterinary Medical Technology Club will host two dog washes this fall - on Saturday and Sunday. Both will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the college veterinary building near the Park Avenue campus entrance off U.S. 11 (Philadelphia Avenue). The cost is $5 for toy dogs, $8 for small dogs, $13 for medium dogs, $18 for large dogs and $22 for extra-large or double-coated dogs. The fee includes a bath, nail trim, ear cleaning and drying - all of which will be performed by VMT Club members, most of whom are enrolled in Wilson's veterinary studies program.
NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | October 5, 2011
Appreciation of the arts spilled out of the traditional art classroom and into just about every area of Wilson College life including the school's curriculum during Arts Day. Wednesday's Arts Day was a free, fun, educational day to appreciate and celebrate interdisciplinary arts, according to event organizers. Wilson College Associate Professor of Fine Arts Philip Lindsey said Arts Day was established by the college to highlight the role that art plays in life and study. Coloring wasn't just for kids at Wilson's Arts Day. Biology major Briana Doscher, 21, kneeled down at one of the tables set up at the school's Lenfest Commons to color a picture of Alice in Wonderland.
NEWS
October 4, 2011
An exciting, educational, fun-filled day of free events that encourages everyone to appreciate and celebrate interdisciplinary arts will be held Wednesday on the Wilson College campus. “Arts Day is a day established by the Wilson community to celebrate the arts across the curriculum. It is an opportunity to take note of how the arts play an integral part in our lives and study,” said Wilson Associate Professor of Fine Arts Philip Lindsey. Community members will have the opportunity to see exhibits, participate in a number of art activities, and to consider the numerous ways in which the arts impact our lives.”  All events are free and open to the public.
NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | October 1, 2011
Wilson College ushered in a new era Saturday with the inauguration of Barbara Mistick as the 19th president in the college's 142-year history. More than 500 people attended the inaugural ceremony at Thomson Hall's Alumnae Chapel, including 200 who were part of the inaugural procession of delegates. Mistick officially assumed Wilson's presidency on July 1. John W. Gibb, chairman of Wilson College's board of trustees, called the ceremony "one of the more colorful rites of passage on a college campus, and also one of the most meaningful.
NEWS
September 14, 2011
Wilson College was named the fifth best value college in its category in U.S. News & World Report's 2012 “America's Best Colleges” issue, according to a news release from Wilson College. The issue will be on newsstands Sept. 20. Wilson ranked 11th overall for best college in the northern region. It held the 15th spot in that category last year, the news release stated. The examination included 74 colleges in the region. For the 11th straight year, Wilson has been honored as a best value college in the North and is named fifth in the category for regional colleges in the North.
NEWS
By RICHARD F. BELISLE | richardb@herald-mail.com | August 25, 2011
For the first time, incoming Shepherd University freshmen this year will be able to graduate in four years with 120 credits rather than the 128 needed by their predecessors. That's just one of the changes students will find this month as they enter or return to colleges and universities in the Tri-State area. Some other changes: • Students 18 and older at Penn State's Mont Alto, Pa., campus will have Zipcars available to them during the school year. Zipcar Inc., a leading car-sharing network, offers vehicles for rent at hourly and daily rates.
EDUCATION
August 22, 2011
Students from the Wilson College Political Science Association attended oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court in the spring. The cases for argument were Microsoft vs. i4i, a major case on intellectual property; and Tapia vs. United States, which involves the role of rehabilitation in criminal sentencing. Jill Hummer, assistant professor of political science, was accompanied by students Hayley Glass, Ian Irvin, Christina Shick and Brie-Anne Asbury.
NEWS
July 22, 2011
It'll be hot outside Saturday, but the music will be free at the Battle of the Bands at Wilson College. Bands performing between 2 and about 8 p.m. will be Breach the Silence, Defyance, Endangered Species and Love Hate Thing. A judge's panel will choose the overall winner, and fans will vote for the "People's Choice" with cash donations. In addition to cash prizes, the winning bands will receive radio exposure on 101.5 Bob Rocks. The ChambersFest event will be in an open field at Wilson, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., where shade trees will provide some relief from the high temperatures expected on Saturday.
NEWS
July 21, 2011
It'll be hot outside on Saturday, but the music will be free at the Battle of the Bands at Wilson College.   Bands performing between 2 and about 8 p.m. will be Breach the Silence, Defyance, Endangered Species and Love Hate Thing. A judge's panel will choose the overall winner, and fans will vote for the “People's Choice” with cash donations. In addition to cash prizes, the winning bands will receive radio exposure on 101.5 Bob Rocks.   The ChambersFest event will be in an open field at Wilson, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., where shade trees will provide some relief from the high temperatures expected on Saturday.
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