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.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Wilmington College was awarded a grant from the Monsanto Company, to fund travel for five students and two instructors attending the International Undergraduate Research Symposium (IURS) to be held at Tarlac State University in the Philippines.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Nearly 1,100 high school students from around Ohio and neighboring states honed their skills at judging swine, sheep, horses and beef and dairy cattle Wednesday (Feb. 20) at the Wilmington College Aggies’ 54th annual Livestock Judging Contest.
Monday, February 4, 2013
Wilmington College’s Rodeo Club offers horse lovers a chance to come inside from winter’s snow and cold while riding in the WC Equine Center’s indoor arena Wednesday evenings through March 27.
Friday, November 9, 2012
Rock stars? A congressional entourage? Moguls of industry? No, the persons leaving Clinton County Airport Friday (Nov. 9) morning by helicopter were five Wilmington College students.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
The Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) will recognize six Wilmington College faculty members with 2012 awards for “Excellence in Teaching” Friday (Nov. 9) at its annual Faculty Awards Luncheon.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
More than four-dozen students got their hands a little dirty from Clinton County fields the week of Oct. 16-19 as Wilmington College hosted the Northeast Regional Collegiate Soil Judging Contest.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
The late summer harvest season is finding scores of local persons enjoying the produce they learned to grow through the Grow Food, Grow Hope Community Gardens Initiative.
Monday, August 6, 2012
A veritable parade of tomatoes in a rainbow of colors and myriad of shapes, sizes and tastes will be featured Aug. 18 at the third annual Tomadah Paradah, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Wilmington College Farm on Fife Ave.
Friday, July 6, 2012
Wilmington College erected a greenhouse-like structure known as a “high tunnel” in order to extend growing seasons and expand learning opportunities for its students.
Monday, May 21, 2012
A trio of Wilmington College science students and their professor traveled to the Republic of Serbia earlier this month to participate in the fifth annual International Undergraduate Research Symposium.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Wilmington College’s participation in the fifth International Undergraduate Research Symposium this spring impressed the American Chemical Society so much that its Cincinnati Section offered financial support for their trip.
Monday, April 9, 2012
2011 graduate Alicia Jacquemin is following her Wilmington College experience by continuing her education in agriculture. It’s not the kind of graduate studies that’s exclusively at a college or university, but rather the country of Germany is her classroom.
Monday, March 12, 2012
Wilmington College’s Dr. Monte Anderson and two students hauled 200 pounds of unshelled Bloody Butcher corn to a Cincinnati area ingredient research and development company several weeks ago. Bloody Butcher is a deep purple-hued corn that Sensus Corp. of Hamilton is using to conduct research on extracting color for use in foods.