Wilson College is an independent college with a proud history of educating women since 1869 through rigorous study of the liberal arts and sciences. Today, Wilson%u2019s mission also includes women and men enrolled in adult degree and graduate programs. Guided by the Honor Principle and distinguished by its commitment to transformative student growth, Wilson College prepares all of its graduates for fulfilling lives and professions, ethical leadership and humane stewardship of our communities and our world.
In recognition of how student debt is a growing impediment to achieving the dream of a college education, Wilson College will hold the line on tuition again next year for full-time, undergraduate students.
Wilson College is a leader among colleges offering a high-quality education at an affordable price, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2013 "America's Best Colleges" issue, which ranks Wilson the fifth-best value college in its category.
Two Wilson College seniors, Lauren Dieffenbach of Chambersburg and Laura Harmyk of East Brunswick, N.J., will host capstone exhibitions of their art in local galleries during the months of April and May.
Seven area high school students were recognized by Wilson College recently for their entries in the college's first annual National Women's History Month High School Essay Contest. The awards were presented in a special ceremony celebrating women's history held March 21 on the Wilson campus.
The Wilson College modern dance ensemble, Orchesis, will present its annual spring concert on Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21, in Wilson's Appenzellar-Buchanan Dance Studio. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, with a Saturday matinee at 1 p.m. followed by question-and-answer session with the choreographers and dancers.
British Olympian and riding instructor Jeremy Beale will give dressage clinics Wednesday and Thursday, May 9 and 10, at Wilson College. Clinics are open to the public for auditing for a fee of $10. The clinics are recommended for advanced and upper-intermediate students.
Wilson College will host the monthly meeting of Franklin Renewable Energy (FRE), an association dedicated to educating and informing the public about renewable energy, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 9, in Warfield Hall's Allen Auditorium.
Dr. Jennifer Herdt, an author and professor of Christian ethics at Yale Divinity School, will deliver three presentations as part of this year's Orr Forum on Religion at Wilson College: Ethical Formation in a Post-Secular Age.