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Students Learn to Lobby on Capitol Hill

Monday, April 14, 2014

In the shadow of the Capitol dome, a group of some 40 Wilmington College students lobbied their respective members of Congress in late March.

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Students Learn about Manners and Etiquette

Friday, April 11, 2014

Wilmington College students learned that, in spite of living in an increasingly casual and often coarse society, there is still a place for good manners and traditionally accepted protocol for interacting in a business or formal setting.

WC Theatre's 'Blithe Spirit' to Open Thursday Night

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Wilmington College Theatre will present Noel Coward’s ghostly farce Blithe Spirit April 10, 11 and 12, at 7:30 p.m., in Hugh G. Heiland Theatre.

'Food and Farm Icon' Joel Salatin to Keynote 5th Food Symposium

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.”

Honors Program Class Hears Story of Lincoln and Gen. Hooker

Friday, April 4, 2014

Local historian and Abraham Lincoln scholar Gary Kersey spoke of white horses, a young boy fishing in the stormy Potomac and a Civil War general’s clay feet in a presentation to 20 students in Wilmington College’s Honors Program April 2.

Food Symposium Offering $500 in Prizes for Cake-Baking Competition

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.

WC Lands 'Food and Farm Icon' Joel Salatin for April Food Symposium

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.

More Than 200 Turn Out for Community Health Fair

Friday, March 21, 2014

More than 200 students, faculty, staff and community members made positive steps in maintaining or improving their health and fitness Thursday (March 20) at Wilmington College’s annual Community Health Fair.

WC Theatre to Present Noel Coward's Ghostly Farce 'Blithe Spirit'

Friday, March 21, 2014

Wilmington College Theatre will present Noel Coward’s ghostly farce Blithe Spirit April 10, 11 and 12, at 7:30 p.m., in Hugh G. Heiland Theatre.

Peace Corps Selects College for Prep Program

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Wilmington College has entered into a partnership with the Peace Corps in which select students will engage in a unique combination of community service, experiential learning and academic coursework designed to prepare them for international service.

College Sponsoring Community Health Fair Thursday

Friday, March 14, 2014

More than 40 health and wellness-related vendors will be on hand at Wilmington College’s annual Community Health Fair March 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Hermann Court.

Students 'Speed Network' with Chamber of Commerce Members

Friday, February 28, 2014

Two-dozen Wilmington College students went face-to-face with members of the Wilmington/Clinton County Chamber of Commerce Thursday evening (Feb. 27) at Damon’s Grille in an exercise known as speed networking.

Quaker Heritage Center Unveils Two Civil Rights Era Exhibits

Friday, February 28, 2014

The Civil Rights Movement played a defining role in mid-20th century America and set the stage for change in subsequent decades that reached an apex with the election of an African-American president.

Couple to Present Art Exhibit in Harcum Gallery

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Ivan Schieferdecker and Laurin Notheisen will present an exhibit of their artwork at Harcum Art Gallery exhibit at Wilmington College March 13 through April 26.

WC Raises Funds to Fight Alzheimer's

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Wilmington College women’s basketball team and sport management program teamed up earlier this month in the battle against Alzheimer’s.

1,000-plus Compete in WC Aggies' 56th Livestock Judging Contest

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.

Issues & Artists Series to Present Doktor Kaboom!

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Wilmington College’s Issues & Artists Series will present an evening or original, interactive science comedy with an appearance by Doktor Kaboom! Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m., in Heiland Theatre.

Campus Memorial Service Planned in April for T. Canby Jones

Monday, February 17, 2014

Campus Friends Meeting will hold a memorial service celebrating the life of T. Canby Jones April 5, at 10 a.m., in the McCoy Room of Kelly Center.

'Muslim Journeys' Discussion Series to Conclude with Islamic Educator

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Wilmington College will conclude its four-month dialogue series on the world of Islam, “Pathways of Faith,” with a presentation by a scientist/educator Dr. Ashrah Traboulski Feb. 25, at 7 p.m., in the McCoy Room of Kelly Center.

Emeritus Professor T. Canby Jones Dies at 92

Thursday, February 13, 2014

T. Canby Jones, 92, a Wilmington College original, died today (Feb. 13) in suburban Philadelphia, where he resided since failing health contributed to his leaving Wilmington last August.

African Village Program to Culminate Black History Month at WC

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Wilmington College’s annual African Village will highlight music spanning eras from genocide in Africa to the American Civil Rights Movement to the current generation Feb. 20, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Top of Pyle.

WILL Lifelong Learning Program Starts Fifth Year

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Many worthwhile endeavors gain initial enthusiasm but quickly fade away like a distant meteor crossing the night sky. Wilmington College’s Wilmington Institute for Lifelong Learning (WILL) continues to burn brighter as it enters its fifth year of offering enriching, continuing learning seminars for the 40-plus crowd.

Cincinnati Branch Course Highlights The Beatles' Enduring Impact on Popular Culture

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Who would have guessed a half century ago in February 1964, when the Beatles first arrived in the United States, that the four lads from Liverpool singing “She Loves You (Yeh, Yeh, Yeh)” and “I Want to Hold Your Hand” would change the world?

WC 'Writing a New Chapter' with Ambitious Building Project

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.

(VIDEO) College Holds Annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration

Sunday, January 26, 2014

This video features scenes from Wilmington College's annual Martin Luther King Day celebration held Jan. 20.

College Breaking Ground Today for New Center for the Sciences and Agriculture

Friday, January 24, 2014

Ground will be broken this afternoon for a major building expansion and renovation that will result in The Center for the Sciences and Agriculture. The half-century-old Kettering Hall will be transformed into a modern facility dedicated to teaching and learning, and opportunities for HANDS-ON LEARNING outside the classroom. Look for a story update later today.

Upcoming Events

Food Symposium
Wednesday, April 23
1:30 PM - 9:00 PM

21st Annual Quake Day of Community Service
Saturday, April 26

Student Recognition Ceremony
Sunday, April 27
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Harcum Art Gallery Senior Thesis Exhibit
Wednesday, April 30
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Student/Faculty Research Symposium
Thursday, May 1
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Collegium Musicum Presents Spring Mini-Concert
Thursday, May 1
11:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Spring Choral Concert
Sunday, May 4
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Saturday, May 10
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Wilmington College/Community Summer Theatre
Thursday, July 17
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Wilmington College/Community Summer Theatre
Friday, July 18
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

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