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SOCHE to Honor Four WC Faculty Members for Teaching Excellence

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Four Wilmington College faculty members will be recognized for teaching excellence by the Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) Nov.14 at its annual teaching awards banquet in Dayton.

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World Series Was 'Dream Come True' for AT Grad

Friday, November 7, 2014

1994 WC alumnus Nick Kenney was part of the Kansas City Royals’ improbable rise to the pinnacle of the sport as the team’s head athletic trainer.

Athletic Training Senior Joey Brown Earns Major League Baseball Scholarship

Friday, October 3, 2014

Senior athletic training student from Wilmington College Joey Brown received a $1,500 Major League Baseball Scholarship following his internship this season with the Cincinnati Reds.

Center for Sport Sciences Represents 'Our Moment in History'

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Walt Disney World isn’t the only place where dreams come true. The dreams of many at Wilmington College came true Tuesday (Sept. 16) with the ceremonial groundbreaking for the Center for Sport Sciences.

Center for Sport Sciences Is Total Sport Facility Like No Other'

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Wilmington College is building an $8.4 million facility that blends academic, athletic, recreational and commercial components into its Center for Sport Sciences.

Athletic Training Students Land Internships with the Big Leagues

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Three Wilmington College students are joining professional sports teams now that school is out for the summer.

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.

Athletic Training Department Holding Professional Development Day

Friday, December 20, 2013

Wilmington College’s Athletic Training Department and Drayer Physical Therapy Institute are teaming up to present a day of professional development programming Jan. 10, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the College.

Athletic Training Students Engage in Travel Tour to Ireland

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

AT faculty member Jennifer Walker led a contingent of students from WC and several other schools on a 12-day study tour to Ireland in May. While they did their share of sightseeing on “The Emerald Isle,” the trip was expressly geared toward exploring athletic training and sports medicine.

Athletic Training Students Land Internships with Reds and Bengals

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Two Wilmington College students are joining the Big Leagues now that school is out for the summer. WC’s acclaimed program in athletic training/sports medicine placed two of its top students in internships with major professional sports teams.

Beacon Gives Athletic Training Students 'One of a Kind Experience'

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Athletic training students in Jennifer Walker’s Issues in Sports Medicine class donned surgical gowns and masks, and had the opportunity to visit Beacon’s “learning labs,” where they were instructed in hands-on arthroscopic surgery on two cadaver shoulders.

College Names Erika Goodwin as Academics VP

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Wilmington College selected Erika Smith Goodwin to serve as vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty following a national search.

Athletic Training Intern with Reds Receives Baseball AT Scholarship

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society awarded Keegan Martin, a 2012 intern with the Reds, a $1,500 scholarship in recognition of his outstanding work with the team.

College Inducts Dr. John Turba into Athletic Hall of Fame

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Dr. John Turba, co-founder of WC's athletic training program, was inducted into the College's Athletic Hall of Fame during ceremonies at Homecoming (Oct. 20).

Athletic Training Program Earns 'Gold Standard' Review

Thursday, September 20, 2012

The College recently learned it met the highest standards set forth by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education. It represented the culmination of an intensive two-year process.

American League All Star Team Selects WC Alumnus Nick Kenney as Athletic Trainer

Friday, July 6, 2012

Wilmington College alumnus Nick Kenney will be the American League’s athletic trainer Tuesday (July 10) for the 83rd annual Major League Baseball All Star Game at Kaufman Stadium in Kansas City.

College Enters into Partnership with Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Wilmington College and Beacon have entered into a partnership in which Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine will serve the medical needs of the College’s student-athletes with the quality care it provides the Cincinnati Reds and a number of other Cincinnati sports teams and area universities.

Athletic Training Student Earns 'Exceptional Research' Award at State Symposium

Monday, May 14, 2012

The Ohio Athletic Training Association recognized 2012 Wilmington College graduate Symone McElroy with the “Exceptional Research” award during its Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium May 11. McElroy is the seventh Wilmington College student to earn the state association’s top honor in the past eight years.

Athletic Trainers Land Internships with NFL and MLB Teams

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Three Wilmington College students are joining the Big Leagues now that school is out for the summer. WC’s acclaimed program in athletic training/sports medicine placed three of its top students in internships with major professional sports teams.

OATA Invites Entire Athletic Training Research Class to Present at Symposium

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Erika Goodwin said research is what separates athletic training from being simply considered as a trade rather than a profession.

Athletic Training Quiz Bowl Team Wins 4th Consecutive Ohio Title

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Wilmington College continued its dominance over Ohio schools as it captured its fourth consecutive state Athletic Training Quiz Bowl championship Jan. 14.

Nick Kenney '94 Receives Major League Baseball's Top Athletic Trainer Award

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Wilmington College alumnus Nick Kenney and the Kansas City Royals’ medical staff received Major League Baseball’s Dick Martin Award for having the healthiest team during the 2011 season.

2011 Athletic Training Graduate Credits WC's Program with Preparing Her Well

Monday, November 14, 2011

Class of 2011 member Erin Cane, who is employed by Kettering Sports Medicine Center, recently sent a note thanking Wilmington College's athletic training faculty and staff for preparing her well for her career in athletic training.

Full Contingent of Athletic Training Seniors Gain National Certification

Thursday, May 5, 2011

One hundred percent of the seniors that took the national certification examination in athletic training this spring passed it on their first try. Indeed, 12 graduating seniors now can proudly place the initials ATC following their names.

Head Athletic Trainer Named for 2011-12

Friday, April 15, 2011

Wilmington College has selected Corey J. Wingen as its new head athletic trainer effective July 1.

Athletic Training Quiz Bowl Team Wins 6-State District Title

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Wilmington College’s highly regarded national reputation in athletic training/sports medicine was further validated when its Athletic Training Quiz Bowl team won the six-state district competition earlier this month in Minneapolis.