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Alumni Gatherings

The Office of Alumni Engagement hosts a variety of social events each year including happy hours, networking events, cultural activities, day trips and sporting events. Our goal is to provide a wide variety of programming for our alumni, keeping you in contact with your college friends, fellow classmates and your alma mater.

Washington DC Lobby Dinner

March 24, 2019

DC Lobby Group6 p.m. at Chinatown Garden (618 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001)

Join our Wilmington College students, President Jim and Sue Reynolds, and faculty and staff for dinner on Sunday, March 24. Talk one-on-one with the students, hear how they are learning to use their voice to make a difference and share your experiences with them. Visit to register online.

$25 per person for dinner; student dinner sponsorship option $20.

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

April 11, 2019 | RSVP by April 2

Join fellow Wilmington College Alumni and friends at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden for a special Zoo Blooms event on Thursday, April 11 beginning at 3 p.m. Enjoy a picnic dinner, wild animal encounter, and an Exclusive Presentation from the Zoo’s Director of Horticulture, Steve Foltz, featuring some of their most prized blooms of the season, and how you can best tend to florals & plants at home. The evening will be topped off with the “Tunes & Blooms” concert. Invite your family and friends to join you, all ages welcome!

Zoo Blooms


3 p.m. – Special WC Event Admission Begins

4:30 p.m. – Wild Animal Encounter (Picnic Shelter)

5 p.m. – Picnic/Presentation (Picnic Shelter)

6-8:30 p.m. – Tunes & Blooms Concert (Vine Street Village)


Picnic Shelter Location

The picnic shelter is located in the Safari Camp area of the Zoo. Follow the signs for Wilmington College.


Adults (13 years and older) $20 each

Kids (ages 2-12) $15 each

Parking $5* per vehicle


Your prepaid* registration is required by April 2, 2019.
Register for Zoo Blooms

*Upon confirmation of your reservation payment, we will send you the link to download or print your discounted event parking permit and your event admission tickets to be scanned at the gate. Only Cincinnati Zoo membership holders are exempt from the parking fee (proof of membership required at the Zoo Entrance). Group event costs are not included in Cincinnati Zoo memberships.

Questions? Contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at

Endowment Luncheon

April 12, 2019

Student scholarship recipients and their benefactors will meet for a special luncheon on Friday, April 12, 2019. Our generous Wilmington College donors will hear directly from their student recipient(s) as to how the scholarship directly impacted them. The students will also inform their donors on what the future holds as they continue to pursue their degree. Our benefactors can take pride in knowing their generosity will help our future WC graduates transform the world. Look for more information & online registration soon.

Mark Your Calendar for Homecoming!

Wilmington College’s 2019 Homecoming/Alumni Reunion Weekend is September 20-21! Watch your email and mailboxes for information regarding class reunions, tailgating, family activities, and Hall of Fame inductions, as well as all the fun and excitement that goes along with this much anticipated weekend.

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