"Many times in education we don't know some of the facilities and opportunities available to our students that are very close at hand," said Dr. Eric Michael, Wilson College master of education program director.
"Well, I think when learn what a resource we are on many, many fronts, that's going to have a trickle down effect in the various school systems," said Mary Ann Naso, vice president of enrollment at Wilson College.
School officials hope partnering with
"So you have a range of higher education opportunities, but yet you don't have a high populous graduating from high school that doesn't have a high going to college ratio and we believe that needs to be a lot higher because in tomorrow's world students are going to need to have more than a high school education, much more," said Dr. Joe Padask, Chambersburg Area School District superintendent.
So far, admission officials say they've already surpassed their applications record with 14-15 percent of them being male.
"With the addition of going co-ed, we hope to grow the college, but grow the community," said Dr. Michael.