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Peace Resource Center to Present Discussion on Antiwar/Pro-Warrior Movement

Friday, November 14, 2014

The Peace Resource Center at Wilmington College will hold a roundtable discussion on the concept of being both antiwar and pro-warrior Nov. 24, at 10 a.m., at the center, which is located on WC’s campus at the corner of Main and College streets.

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Peace Resource Center Names Interim Coordinator

Monday, November 3, 2014

Wilmington College has named Henry “Hank” Stewart to serve as interim coordinator of the Peace Resource Center through the end of the fall semester.

24th Westheimer Peace Symposium Places Spotlight on Health Care

Monday, September 29, 2014

Wilmington College’s 24th annual Westheimer Peace Symposium will explore aspects of health care in America — while recognizing that all persons deserve access to quality, affordable health services — during an all-day event Oct. 14.

College Holding Run for Congo Women

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

In connection with Lisa Shannon’s presentation, “A Thousand Sisters,” at this month’s Westheimer Peace Symposium (Oct. 16), Wilmington College is holding a 5-kilometer Run for Congo Women Oct. 19, at 10 a.m., at WC’s cross country course.

Annual Westheimer Peace Symposium to Highlight the Plight of Africa

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Wilmington College will place a spotlight on the extraordinary human rights challenges in regions of Africa at the 23rd annual Westheimer Peace Symposium Oct. 16. This year’s topic is “Africa’s Blood, Sweat and Tears: Nonviolent Solutions.”

New Quaker Heritage Center Exhibit Highlights Children of War

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College will present a gallery exhibit titled “A Show of Respect: A Body of Work Painted for the Children of War” Monday (Oct. 7) through Dec. 13. An opening reception will be held Oct. 8.

Quaker Heritage Center to Present "Inspired by Cranes" Art Exhibit

Monday, August 5, 2013

Visitors to the Quaker Heritage Center immediately notice the more than 1,500 origami paper cranes suspended from the gallery ceiling. Now visitors can witness how those cranes inspired one artist, in addition to having an opportunity to create their own artwork.

150th Anniversary Civil War Exhibit Coming to Quaker Heritage Center

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Clinton County families have the opportunity to learn more about Ohio’s profound impact on the war in the coming weeks through a special traveling exhibit at the Quaker Heritage Center July 3 through 29.

Quaker Heritage Center Presenting 'Bridges of Friendship' Exhibit

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

The Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College is hosting a display of dolls and books titled “Bridges of Friendship: How Children Learn about Other Cultures” through December.

Quaker Heritage Center Presenting 'We Travel to Learn' Exhibit

Thursday, March 21, 2013

The Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College is hosting an exhibit of images highlighting the work of the Isaac Harvey Fund through Aug. 5.

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.

Japanese-American Visitors Explore Peace Resource Center

Thursday, January 31, 2013

A dozen members of the Japan America Society of Greater Cincinnati learned about a unique connection to their ancestors’ homeland that’s practically in their own back yard.

Quaker Heritage Center Exhibit Highlights Frederick Douglass

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

The Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College will feature the gallery exhibit, "Frederick Douglass, From Slavery to Freedom: The Journey to New York City," from Feb. 4 through March 1. An opening reception will be held Feb. 5 at 7:30 p.m.

College to Host Community's Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Program

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

This year’s community Martin Luther King Jr. Day program at Wilmington College will recognize the 30th anniversary of the national holiday Jan. 21, at 7:30 p.m., in Hugh G. Heiland Theatre.

Students to Speak on Experiences from Washington DC and South Dakota to Peru and Ethiopia

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Students and recent alumni that have benefited from unique travel experiences will speak on their journeys and how the Isaac Harvey Fund made these experiences possible Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. in the T. Canby Jones Meetinghouse.

Quaker Heritage Center Announces Two New Exhibits

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

"Searching for Peace" and "Broadside Prints from Volume IV: You Are Not My Enemy!" will open Monday (Oct. 8) with a special exhibit reception Wednesday (Oct. 10), at 7:30 p.m. The event is free of charge.

College Issues First Project TRUST Scholarships

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Two Wilmington College students that were involved in WC's anti-bullying program, Project TRUST, while in high school are the first recipients of the College's Project TRUST Scholarships. Marci Adams and Spencer N. Running each received renewable $2,500 scholarships.

Quaker Heritage Center Hosts 'Evening of Peace' on Hiroshima Anniversary

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

While the reason for gathering together was to remember victims of violence, the spirits of those present on this brilliant summer evening (Aug. 6) afforded a true “Evening for Peace.

Weikart Family Foundation Grants Help Expand Reach of ProjectTRUST

Monday, July 23, 2012

Wilmington College believes its character-building, education program known as ProjectTRUST is significantly improving the culture in local schools by addressing bullying. More than $20,000 in grants from the Weikart Family Foundation allowed ProjectTRUST’s reach to expand in 2012 to now include all four Clinton County school districts.

WC Prof's UMOJA Choir Wows Judges in World Choir Games

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

The unlikely lyrics, “Just forget about your worries, leave your troubles all behind,” rang out from inside the razor wire perimeter of Warren Correctional Institution July 3 as UMOJA Men’s Chorus unofficially opened the World Choir Games.

UMOJA Men's Chorus Releases New 19-Track Album

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Warren Correctional's UMOJA Men's Chorus’ third album, "Extend a Hand," was released this month in advent of the seventh biennial World Choir Games being held in Cincinnati in early July. UMOJA will compete in the Games’ most unique of categories, most notably those that cannot physically sing in Cincinnati.

Peace Resource Center Symbolizes WC-Japanese Peace Mission with Cherry Tree Planting

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

The Peace Resource Center planted a Yoshino cherry tree on campus on May Day (May 1) in recognition of the enduring relationship between Wilmington College and the citizens of Japan.

100 Church Women United Members Visit Campus

Friday, March 30, 2012

More than 100 members of the Columbus-based Church Women United spent the afternoon on campus March 29 on a tour that included learning about the Underground Railroad from one of the nation’s experts.

Quaker Heritage Center to Feature 'Reflections on the War in Afghanistan'

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

A provocative art exhibit highlighting the human cost of war will open Monday (April 2) in the Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center at Wilmington College.

Black History Month Activities Planned for February

Sunday, February 12, 2012

As the nation observes Black History Month in February, Wilmington College has planned a number of activities designed to highlight the contributions of African-Americans to modern society.