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Two Longtime Faculty Members Retire from Wilmington College

Friday, December 5, 2014

Campus colleagues wished Mary Ellen Batiuk and Vinton Prince well as they begin their retirement from Wilmington College with the conclusion of the fall 2014 semester next week.

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Cantabile Men's Ensemble to Present Choral Story of 1914 World War I Christmas Truce

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Cantabile group will perform a musical program titled “All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914” in a trio of performances, Nov. 11, 13 and 15, at 7:30 p.m., at the Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College.

Quaker Heritage Center Joins Smithsonian Magazine's Tenth Annual Museum Day Live!

Friday, September 19, 2014

The Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College will open its doors for special hours, from noon to 5 p.m., on Saturday (Sept. 27) as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 10th annual Museum Day Live!

Quaker Heritage Center Presenting Exhibit Highlighting 100th Anniversary of World War I

Monday, July 21, 2014

The so-called “Great War” is featured in the latest Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center gallery exhibit. "The Pity of War: Words and Images of World War I" runs through Dec. 12.

WC Honors 'Best and Brightest' at Student Recognition Ceremony

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.

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?

College to Present 21st Annual DAC History Lecture

Sunday, October 13, 2013

The 21st annual Wilmington College/Daughters of American Colonists Endowed History Lecture will feature a talk Oct. 24 on “Abraham Lincoln, War Powers, and the 13th Amendment.” Dr. Stephen Middleton is chair of the African-American Studies program at Mississippi State University.

Forum Planned on Wilmington's WWII German POW Camp

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

A unique aspect of World War II involving the city of Wilmington will be presented at a public forum Sept. 17, at 7 p.m., at the Clinton County History Center. For three months in 1945, Wilmington was the site of a German prisoner-of-war camp located near Wilmington College.

College Implements 4-Credit Hour System

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.

Crowds Enjoy Wilmington's Civil War Day

Monday, July 15, 2013

Downtown Wilmington was transformed into an exciting living Civil War museum Saturday (July 13) as the wide-rangling "Reflection of Time: A Southern Ohio Civil War Day" commemorated the 150th anniversary of Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan’s raid through Ohio.

'Reflection in Time' Southern Ohio Civil War Day Planned for July 13

Monday, June 3, 2013

Saturday, July 13, 2013 marks the day when downtown Wilmington, Ohio, will be transformed into an exciting living Civil War museum.

Quaker Heritage Center Presenting 'An Evening with the Lincolns'

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.

Ohio State History Prof to Present 20th Annual WC/DAC History Lecture

Friday, October 12, 2012

OSU history professor Mark Grimsley will explore how the “dearth of civility and civic virtue — both characteristics highly prized by the Founders — caused the American experiment in republican government to fall off a cliff in 1860-1861.”

Wilmington's Civil War Festival Is One Year Out

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Information is being update. Please check back.

Want to Learn More About the Civil War?

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Want to Learn More About the Civil War?

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

In conjunction with Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War, the Quaker Heritage Center is pleased to extend an invitation to you from Dr. Vinton Prince, Professor of History, who has generously offered to open his current course, "Topics in United States History: The Civil War," to members of the Wilmington community.

19th History Lecture to Look at Unique Slice of Colonial America

Friday, October 14, 2011

The colonization of America in the 1700s and the role of newspaper advertisements radically changed the traditional roles of women in Ireland and the colonies, claims historian Christine Ruth Watterson.

College to Present Discussion '9/11: 10 Years Later'

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

A panel of scholars will discuss the profound impact of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks when Wilmington College presents “9/11: 10 Years Later” Monday (Sept. 12), at 7:30 p.m., in Hugh G. Heiland Theatre.

With Friends Like These...

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.

Ohio Women & the Civil War Home Front

Monday, March 7, 2011

Ohio Women & the Civil War Home Front will be presented Saturday, April 16, at Miami Monthly Meeting, 4th & High Streets, Waynesville, OH.

Quaker Sculptor from Ohio

Tuesday, September 7, 2010