Wilson Holds 'Student Research Day' April 27th to Recognize Achievements

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  • Harrisburg-Lebanon-Carlisle, PA (1888PressRelease) May 03, 2012 - Wilson College students will present the results of their undergraduate research at Wilson's third annual Student Research Day on Friday, April 27. The public is invited to join Wilson students, faculty, staff, and administrators at all events.

    Thirty-three seniors will present their work, which was produced in conjunction with faculty advisers, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. in the Brooks Complex auditorium and Warfield Hall's Allen Auditorium. Nineteen students will also share their work graphically in a poster session to be held in the Brooks Complex from 1 to 2:15 p.m. An art opening is also scheduled.

    "Student Research Day was created several years ago in recognition of the importance of student research and accomplishments," said Dr. Mary Hendrickson, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty. "The research demonstrates the high level of achievement by the students as they complete their quest for bachelor's degrees."

    Those who attended previous years' research days have been impressed by the sophistication of the research and the quality of student presentations, Hendrickson said.

    For more information, contact Wilson Media Relations Manager Cathy Mentzer at 717-264-4141, Ext. 3178, or cathy.mentzer ( @ ) wilson dot edu dot

    Founded in 1869, Wilson College is a liberal arts college dedicated to the education of women. Affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and located in Chambersburg, Pa. Wilson offers bachelor's degrees in 30 areas and master's degrees in education and the humanities. The college's 2011-12 enrollment in the College for Women and the Adult Degree Program is 746 and includes 21 students from 10 foreign countries. Visit www.wilson.edu for more information.

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