Monday, August 18, 2014
A little rain didn’t dampen the spirits of tomato aficionados or even casual fans of summer’s favorite fruit as several hundred attended the fifth annual Tomadah Paradah Saturday (Aug. 16) at Wilmington College’s Academic Farm.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
While a cool summer has affected the growing season of some types of tomatoes, visitors can expect to see — and have an opportunity to taste — more than 175 varieties at Saturday’s (Aug. 16) fifth annual Tomadah Paradah.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
A veritable parade of tomatoes in a rainbow of colors and myriad of shapes, sizes and tastes will be featured Aug. 16 at the fifth annual Tomadah Paradah, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Wilmington College Academic Farm, 1594 Fife Ave.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Wilmington College’s $13 million expansion and renovation project that will become the Center for the Sciences and Agriculture is underway and on track for completion and occupancy in summer 2015.
Monday, May 19, 2014
Wilmington College's Food Symposium is the main topic of discussion on a recent edition of the radio program "Town Hall Ohio."
Thursday, May 8, 2014
Wilmington College students had an opportunity to deal with the stress of this week’s (May 5-8) final exams and semester-ending papers and projects with a little help from man’s best friend.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Wilmington College honored juniors and seniors for academic achievement and leadership activities April 28 at its 33rd annual Student Recognition Ceremony.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Fresh food advocate and author Joel Salatin will provide the keynote address at Wilmington College’s 2014 Food Symposium April 23 under the theme “Beyond Nutrition: Rethinking Our Relationship with Food.”
Friday, April 4, 2014
On the heels of last year’s hugely successful pie-baking contest, this year’s Food Symposium April 23 at Wilmington College will give bakers and ameteur pastry chefs an opportunity to showcase their favorite cakes.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Fresh food advocate and author Joel Salatin will provide the keynote address at Wilmington College’s 2014 Food Symposium April 23 under the theme “Beyond Nutrition: Rethinking Our Relationship with Food.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
More than 1,000 high school students from around Ohio and neighboring states honed their skills at agronomy and judging swine, sheep, equine and beef and dairy cattle Wednesday (Feb. 19) at the Wilmington College Aggies’ 56th annual Livestock Judging Contest.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Friday afternoon’s (Jan. 24) groundbreaking ceremony for the Center for the Sciences and Agriculture represents a milestone in the nearly 144-year history of Wilmington College.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
The lack of a comprehensive Farm Bill to pass the U.S. Congress gave the Agricultural Policy class at Wilmington College a golden opportunity — to create one themselves and present it to U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers (R-15th District).
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation selected Wilmington College’s Monte Anderson as “Agriculture Educator-of-the-Year” for 2013.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
More than two-dozen members of Wilmington College’s faculty gained insight into Ronald Reagan famous quotation, “There’s nothing so good for the inside of a man as the outside of a horse.”
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
When you think of agricultural schools, small, Quaker liberal arts colleges don't typically come to mind. But Wilmington College in southwest Ohio is proof that you don't have to be big to be good.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Wilmington College and Sodexo Campus Services are co-sponsoring the fifth annual Farm-to-Table Dinner to benefit Grow Food, Grow Hope Sept. 12, at 5:30 p.m., at the new pavilion near the Friends of Hope Community Gardens off Quaker Way across the street from WC’s Pyle Student Center.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Tomatoes — southwest Ohio’s favorite summer fruit — took center stage Saturday (Aug. 17) as hundreds flocked to Wilmington College’s academic farm for the fourth annual Tomadah Paradah sponsored by WC’s Agriculture Department and Swindler & Sons Florists.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Students are experiencing wide-ranging changes in their academic curriculum designed to broaden their knowledge and skill sets. Starting this fall semester, the College has implemented a four credit hour system and begun a new general education curriculum that utilizes infused skills.
Friday, August 9, 2013
A veritable parade of tomatoes in a rainbow of colors and myriad of shapes, sizes and tastes will be featured Saturday (Aug. 17) at the fourth annual Tomadah Paradah, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Wilmington College Farm at 1594 Fife Ave.
Friday, July 19, 2013
2013 graduate Amanda Jo Middleton of Wilmington began earlier this month a graduate research assistantship with Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Monday, June 24, 2013
Wilmington College and Swindler & Sons Garden Center are growing more than 200 varieties of tomatoes in preparation for the fourth annual Tomadah Paradah (“Parade of Tomatoes”) Aug. 17, from 6 to 8 p.m., at WC’s farm on Fife Ave.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Amanda Middleton earned recognition as WC’s top student in agriculture/agronomy and had those credentials endorsed on a national level as the American Society of Agronomy honored her with its 2013 National Student Recognition Award.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Wilmington College has established a new minor, Sustainability, that will officially debut in fall 2013. It features an interdisciplinary curriculum with 12 hours in agriculture courses and a dozen hours of electives, from across the academic spectrum, designed to dovetail with a student’s career interests.
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Wilmington College’s chapter of the national agricultural honor society Delta Tau Alpha inducted 54 new members during ceremonies April 3.