Wilson College to Celebrate Creative and Scholarly Achievements


CHAMBERSBURG- Wilson College will hold its fifteenth annual Barsy-Colgan Student Research Day to recognize academic research achievements on Friday, April 19. The public is invited to attend, along with Wilson students, faculty, and staff.

Ten seniors will present their research findings from 10 a.m. through 3:45 p.m. in the auditorium of the Harry R. Brooks Complex for Science, Mathematics and Technology. Eleven additional undergraduates and student groups from psychology and sociology classes will participate in a poster session from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the front lobby of the Brooks Science Center, where their research will be on display. For more information, please visit https://www.wilson.edu/SRD2024.

The Barsy-Colgan Student Research Day is supported by Louise Barsy Colgan ’80 and her husband Sean. Their generous philanthropy s4upports academic research through grants students receive for research they complete in their senior year and present to the College community on Student Research Day.

Founded in 1869, Wilson College is a private coeducational liberal arts college offering bachelor’s degrees in 32 majors and 40 minors in high-demand and innovative fields including education, nursing, equine studies, veterinary nursing, and sport management, as well as graduate degrees in education, fine arts, the humanities, nursing, and organizational leadership. With degree programs of study available in person and online, the College is committed to making higher education accessible and affordable for today’s students. Visit wilson.edu for more information.  

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