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Homeless Shelter Street Fair a Slam Dunk Success

Sunday, August 17, 2008

All 98 members of Wilmington College's football team gave a helping hand Sunday afternoon at the Street Fair for the Clinton County Homeless Shelter.

Presidential Hopeful McCain Visits Wilmington College Campus

Thursday, August 7, 2008

United States Sen. John McCain visited the Wilmington College campus today to meet with local people to hear their concerns about the workforce reduction planned by DHL at the Wilmington Air Park.

Select WC Freshmen Take the Leadership Plunge

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Nearly three-dozen incoming freshmen at Wilmington College got a jump on the fall 2008 semester as members of the Summer Leadership Plunge.

Quaker Heritage Center to Host 'Meetinghouses of the Wilmington Yearly Meeting'

Monday, July 14, 2008

The Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College will present an exhibit of pencil sketches by Marty Leigh depicting meetinghouses of the Wilmington Yearly Meeting July 26 through Sept. 12.

Peace Resource Center to Feature 'Stories of Hope'

Monday, July 14, 2008

The Peace Resource Center at Wilmington College will unveil a new permanent exhibit featuring “Stories of Hope” during an open house Aug. 6, at 7:30 p.m.

College-Community Summer Theatre to Present ‘Titanic, the Musical’

Monday, June 16, 2008

The story of the “unsinkable” passenger liner will be brought to the stage as Wilmington College-Community Summer Theatre presents “Titanic, the Musical,” July 17, 18, 19, 24, 25 and 26, at 7:30 p.m., in WC’s Hugh G. Heiland Theatre.

Federal Grant Info Session Planned

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Organizations seeking federal grants can learn about U.S. Government funding opportunities June 17 at an informational session hosted at Wilmington College, at 10 a.m., in the Oscar F. Boyd Cultural Arts Center.

Quaker Heritage Center Exhibit Opens Summer Run in Washington D.C.

Monday, June 2, 2008

The Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College is taking the show on the road.

Support Staff and Administrators Recognized for Longevity and Loyalty

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Karen Garman and Terry Johnson garnered standing ovations from their Wilmington College colleagues as they achieved milestones in service to WC for 35 and 30 years, respectively.

Ag Grads Getting Good Jobs

Monday, May 19, 2008

While many new college graduates are facing a sluggish job market as the national economy reels from high oil prices and the credit crunch, their counterparts with degrees in agriculture are enjoying a heyday of favorable opportunities.

Auditions Planned for Summer Theatre's Production of 'Titanic, the Musical'

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Auditions for the Wilmington College-Community Summer Theatre presentation of "Titanic, the Musical" will be held May 25, at 2 and 7 p.m., and May 27, at 7 p.m., at WC's Hugh G. Heiland Theatre.

313 Degrees Conferred at Commencement

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Good spirits and promise for the future, as well as pomp and circumstance, reigned over Wilmington College's 132 Commencment Saturday morning.

Larry Gara: Pacifist, Historian, Professor, Peace Activist, Social Justice Champion, Visionary

Friday, May 9, 2008

Emeritus professor Larry Gara, a faculty member who taught full-time for 30 years and, after his retirement in 1992, continued to teach on a part-time basis for another 10, will have an honorary doctor of humane letters degree conferred upon him at WC’s 132nd Commencement.

Soil Judging Team Places 8th in Nation

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Wilmington College’s soil judging team proved its 2007 national, top 10 performance was no fluke when its members dug into Rhode Island’s dirt in April and came away as eighth best in the nation.

Erika Goodwin Named Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Wilmington College had selected Erika Smith Goodwin to serve as associate dean for academic affairs effective July 1.

Area Business Leaders Views Students' Entrepreneurship Presentations

Monday, May 5, 2008

A number of area business leaders — both active and retired — got a preview of what future business leaders have to offer Monday evening (May 5) when the entrepreneurship class at Wilmington College gave opportunity assessment presentations.

Williams Stadium to Get Lighting and Field Turf for Fall 2008

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Wilmington College and Wilmington City Schools have entered into a partnership in which they will share WC’s Williams Stadium, which, this summer, will have lighting installed and its grass surface replaced with synthetic field turf.

Drummin' on the Mall

Friday, April 25, 2008

Catherine Roma's Music in World Cultures class at Wilmington College took advantage of summer-like weather Friday afternoon and met on the campus mall when Baba Charles Miller brought a carload of African drums and percussion instruments.

Artists’ Reception Is Wednesday for ‘Senior Thesis Exhibition’

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Three Wilmington College seniors will have their artwork featured in the annual “Senior Thesis Exhibition” Wednesday (April 30) through May 10 in WC’s Harcum Gallery. A reception honoring the artists will be held Wednesday, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the gallery.

Wilmington College to Present Week of Music

Thursday, April 24, 2008

The Wilmington College Music Department is presenting three other choral and instrumental concerts next week in addition to the Spring Pops Concert.

Senior Receives Ping Award for Service

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Wilmington College senior April Bentley was recognized for service to the College and community with a 2008 Charles J. Ping Award.

Annual Spring Pops Concert April 27

Monday, April 21, 2008

The Wilmington College Chorale and College-Community Chorus will be featured at the annual Spring Pops Concert Sunday (April 27), at 7:30 p.m., in the Hugh G. Heiland Theatre.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist to Speak at Commencement

Monday, April 21, 2008

Cleveland Plain Dealer columnist Connie Schultz will be the guest speaker at Wilmington College’s 132nd Commencement May 10. Some 319 seniors expect to be awarded degrees at the ceremony, which traditionally culminates the academic year.

Campus Minister Leaving for ‘Self-Imposed Sabbatical’

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Martha Hinshaw-Sheldon was lauded as a compassionate and caring campus minister at a reception held in her honor Wednesday (April 16) as she enters her final days at Wilmington College.

Quaker Heritage Center to Host Quaker Women in Ministry Exhibit

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

The Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College will highlight the role that women in the Religious Society of Friends’ ministry have played over the centuries in an exhibit opening April 24.

Upcoming Events

Tomadah Paradah
Saturday, August 16
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Sixth Annual Farm-to-Table Benefit Dinner
Thursday, September 18
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

WC/DAC Endowed History Lecture Presents Paul Buckley
Thursday, October 23
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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