Thursday, March 21, 2013
The Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College is hosting an exhibit of images highlighting the work of the Isaac Harvey Fund through Aug. 5.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
The Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College is hosting a fundraising dinner featuring guests of honor Abraham and Mary Lincoln March 2 at the historic General Denver Hotel in downtown Wilmington.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
A dozen members of the Japan America Society of Greater Cincinnati learned about a unique connection to their ancestors’ homeland that’s practically in their own back yard.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College will feature the gallery exhibit, "Frederick Douglass, From Slavery to Freedom: The Journey to New York City," from Feb. 4 through March 1. An opening reception will be held Feb. 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
This year’s community Martin Luther King Jr. Day program at Wilmington College will recognize the 30th anniversary of the national holiday Jan. 21, at 7:30 p.m., in Hugh G. Heiland Theatre.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Students and recent alumni that have benefited from unique travel experiences will speak on their journeys and how the Isaac Harvey Fund made these experiences possible Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. in the T. Canby Jones Meetinghouse.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
"Searching for Peace" and "Broadside Prints from Volume IV: You Are Not My Enemy!" will open Monday (Oct. 8) with a special exhibit reception Wednesday (Oct. 10), at 7:30 p.m. The event is free of charge.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Two Wilmington College students that were involved in WC's anti-bullying program, Project TRUST, while in high school are the first recipients of the College's Project TRUST Scholarships. Marci Adams and Spencer N. Running each received renewable $2,500 scholarships.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
While the reason for gathering together was to remember victims of violence, the spirits of those present on this brilliant summer evening (Aug. 6) afforded a true “Evening for Peace.
Monday, July 23, 2012
Wilmington College believes its character-building, education program known as ProjectTRUST is significantly improving the culture in local schools by addressing bullying. More than $20,000 in grants from the Weikart Family Foundation allowed ProjectTRUST’s reach to expand in 2012 to now include all four Clinton County school districts.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
The unlikely lyrics, “Just forget about your worries, leave your troubles all behind,” rang out from inside the razor wire perimeter of Warren Correctional Institution July 3 as UMOJA Men’s Chorus unofficially opened the World Choir Games.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Warren Correctional's UMOJA Men's Chorus’ third album, "Extend a Hand," was released this month in advent of the seventh biennial World Choir Games being held in Cincinnati in early July. UMOJA will compete in the Games’ most unique of categories, most notably those that cannot physically sing in Cincinnati.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
The Peace Resource Center planted a Yoshino cherry tree on campus on May Day (May 1) in recognition of the enduring relationship between Wilmington College and the citizens of Japan.
Friday, March 30, 2012
More than 100 members of the Columbus-based Church Women United spent the afternoon on campus March 29 on a tour that included learning about the Underground Railroad from one of the nation’s experts.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
A provocative art exhibit highlighting the human cost of war will open Monday (April 2) in the Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College.
Sunday, February 12, 2012
As the nation observes Black History Month in February, Wilmington College has planned a number of activities designed to highlight the contributions of African-Americans to modern society.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Abraham Lincoln was the central figure in the Civil War and the Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College is recognizing the paramount role of the Great Emancipator in an exhibit running from Jan. 9 through Feb. 17.
Friday, October 14, 2011
Water, the lifeblood of the Earth and all living things, will take center stage as Wilmington College presents the 21st annual Westheimer Peace Symposium Oct. 19. This year’s theme is “WaterCARE: Conservation, Access, Responsibility, Equality.”
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Roy Joe Stuckey details many of the most important "steps" that occurred since WC’s founding 141 years ago in his new book "Big Gifts to Wilmington College in Three Centuries: An Abbreviated Memoir and Personal History."
Monday, September 26, 2011
Michael Snarr will report on his recent trip to Afghanistan and how it relates to Friends’ interests at the 15th annual Wilmington College Quaker Lecture Series Oct. 10, at 7 p.m., in the McCoy Room of Kelly Center.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Author Sharon Drees will be on hand Wednesday (Sept. 21) at Wilmington College’s Peace Resource Center to autograph copies of her book, Step by Step, Rust in Peace: The Quiet Peacemakers of Wilmington College, 1940–1976.
Friday, July 22, 2011
Step by Step tells the story of, as Dorothy J. Maver, president of the National Peace Academy said, “intentional nonviolence and the legacy of peace activism” at Wilmington College.
Monday, April 11, 2011
An excellent New York Times opinion piece on the influence Lucretia Mott and the Religious Society of Friends had on Lincoln in the years leading up to the Civil War.