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College Holds Agriculture Career Day

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Scores of Wilmington College's record number of agriculture students took advantage of some 25 ag-related businesses and organizations on campus Tuesday (Sept. 23) for a career day sponsored by the Center for Career Services.

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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!

Global Literature Students Debate Scottish Independence Question on Eve of Referendum

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

While most Americans may be oblivious to Thursday’s (Sept. 18) election on Scottish independence, students in Wilmington College’s Scottish Literature course debated the merits of both sides of the question facing Scots: “Should Scotland be an independent country?”

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.

Issues & Artists Series to Present Video Journalist Adam Ellick

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

New York Times video journalist Adam B. Ellick will speak about his story on the Pakistani girl, Malala, who defied the Taliban by demanding that she be allowed to go to school, at Wilmington College Sept. 24, at 7:30 p.m., in Heiland Theatre.

Quaker Heritage Center to Highlight Local Quakers' World War I Relief Work

Monday, September 15, 2014

Neil Snarr, emeritus professor of sociology at Wilmington College, will give a presentation on the young men from Clinton County that participated in the World War I relief effort Sept. 30, at 7 p.m., in Wilmington College’s T. Canby Jones Meetinghouse.

College to Hold Annual Banned Books Read-in Sept. 24

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Persons interested in personal freedom with regard to literature are encouraged to reserve a 10-minute time slot in which to read from their favorite banned book Sept. 24, between 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Wilmington College’s Watson Library.

MUSE, Cincinnati's Women's Choir to Celebrate International Day of Peace with Concert at WC

Friday, September 12, 2014

MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir will reprise its popular “Beyond Borders” concert Sunday (Sept. 21), at 7:30 p.m., in Wilmington College’s Heiland Theatre.

College Enrolls Record-Breaking Entering Class

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Wilmington College is hosting the largest group of new students in its 144-year history. The new students include 383 first-time freshmen and 54 transfers. The 437 new students eclipse the entering class of 430 students in 2007.

Center for Sport Sciences Groundbreaking to Be Live Streamed

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Wilmington College is live streaming Tuesday’s (Sept. 16) groundbreaking ceremony for the Center for Sport Sciences.

Inaugural WISE Cadre Receives Marching Orders

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Wilmington College is redefining the term “wise guys” with a certificate program designed to combine a meaningful work experience and internship with academic courses in leadership.

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.

Fall Semester Classes Start at Wilmington College

Monday, August 25, 2014

Wilmington College began its fall semester Monday (Aug. 25) against a backdrop of excitement fueled by new building projects, a potential record-breaking group of new students and the promise of a milestone year.

Large Crop of New Students Arrive at Wilmington College

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Wilmington College welcomed what potentially could be the largest freshman class ever Thursday (Aug. 21) as new students moved in and began four days of orientation activities.

Sixth Annual Farm-to-Table Dinner to Benefit Grow Food, Grow Hope

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Wilmington College and Sodexo Campus Services are co-sponsoring the sixth annual Farm-to-Table Dinner to benefit Grow Food, Grow Hope Sept. 18, at 5:30 p.m., at the pavilion near the Friends of Hope Community Gardens off Quaker Way across the street from WC’s Pyle Student Center.

Wilmington Institute for Lifelong Learning Announces Fall Courses

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Registration begins this week for the Fall 2014 slate of courses available through the Wilmington Institute for Lifelong Learning (WILL). The term runs from Sept. 15 through Nov. 7

College-Community Chorus Opens Ranks to New Members

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Wilmington College-Community Chorus is gearing up for its fall semester activities that culminate with the annual Winter Holiday Concert in December.

Scores of Tomato Lovers Descend Upon WC's Tomato Paradise

Monday, August 18, 2014

A little rain didn’t dampen the spirits of tomato aficionados or even casual fans of summer’s favorite fruit as several hundred attended the fifth annual Tomadah Paradah Saturday (Aug. 16) at Wilmington College’s Academic Farm.

Harcum Gallery to Feature Nelle Ferrara's 'Bold Abstractions'

Friday, August 15, 2014

Cincinnati artist Nelle Ferrara will present an exhibit of her paintings titled “Bold Abstractions” Sept. 4 through Oct. 10 in Wilmington College’s Harcum Art Gallery in Boyd Cultural Arts Center.

Students Spend Summer in Clinton Community Fellows Program

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Two Wilmington College students from Clinton County had a unique opportunity to make the transition from viewing their community as previously narrowly focused teenagers to that of adult insiders.

Fifth Tomadah Paradah to Feature Nearly 200 Varieties of Tomatoes

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

While a cool summer has affected the growing season of some types of tomatoes, visitors can expect to see — and have an opportunity to taste — more than 175 varieties at Saturday’s (Aug. 16) fifth annual Tomadah Paradah.

Tomatoes Ready to Take Center Stage at Fifth 'Tomadah Paradah'

Thursday, July 24, 2014

A veritable parade of tomatoes in a rainbow of colors and myriad of shapes, sizes and tastes will be featured Aug. 16 at the fifth annual Tomadah Paradah, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Wilmington College Academic Farm, 1594 Fife Ave.

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.

Select Freshmen Take the Leadership Plunge

Friday, July 18, 2014

Nearly two-dozen incoming freshmen at Wilmington College got a jump on the upcoming fall semester as members of the Summer Leadership Plunge this month.

Construction Underway on Center for the Sciences and Agriculture

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Wilmington College’s $13 million expansion and renovation project that will become the Center for the Sciences and Agriculture is underway and on track for completion and occupancy in summer 2015.

Summer Theatre's 'The Drowsy Chaperone' to Start Thursday to Sunday Run

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Wilmington College/Community Summer Theatre's "The Drowsy Chaperone" will run Thursday, Friday and Saturday, at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, at 2:30 p.m., in Hugh G. Heiland Theatre.

Upcoming Events

Banned Books Read-In
Wednesday, September 24
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Issues & Artists Series Presents Adam Ellick
Wednesday, September 24
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Quaker Heritage Center Presents 'Friends Abroad: Wilmington Quakers in World War I'
Tuesday, September 30
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Homecoming
Saturday, October 11
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM

FotoFocus Art Exhibit
Monday, October 13
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

FotoFocus Art Exhibit Opening Reception
Monday, October 13
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Westheimer Peace Symposium
Tuesday, October 14
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

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

Quaker Heritage Center presents Cantible's “All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914,”
Tuesday, November 11
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Quaker Heritage Center presents Cantible's “All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914,”
Thursday, November 13
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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