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Dr. Temple Grandin Interacts With WC Students

On Thursday, March 30th Dr. Temple Grandin was at Wilmington College. Throughout her time on campus, she was given a tour of our brand new Center for Sciences and Agriculture, our Equine Center, and our Academic Farm. During the farm tour Dr. Grandin said, “Wilmington College’s Academic Farm is a wonderful way for students to get a real feel of a hands-on learning experience.” A lot of our agricultural students had the great opportunity of sitting down with her at either lunch or dinner to talk about her experience in…

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Senior Spotlight: Alisa Turner and Nikki Northern

Alisa Turner is from Detroit, Michigan where she graduated from W.e.b. Dubois Preparatory Academy. Alisa is majoring in Social Work with a minor is Psychology. While at Wilmington Alisa was a part of Chi Alpha and Grow Food Grow Hope. Alisa is currently a part of Black Student Initiative, is the Treasurer of Peace Corp Prep, and is the Cultural Chair of Activities Programming Board (APB). She works for the sexual assault hotline, the One on One program with Academic Services, and is a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa…

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Senior Spotlight: Kyle Bell and Janae Wicker

Hard Work: a great deal of effort or endurance. Responsibility: the opportunity or ability to act independently and make decisions without authorization. Understanding: sympathetically aware of other people’s feelings: tolerant and forgiving. Leader: the person who leads or commands a group, organization, or country. All of these are words define this week’s seniors: Kyle Bell and Janae Wicker. These two students are defined as hardworking, understanding, and responsible leaders across Wilmington College campus. Kyle Bell Kyle is from Ashland, Ohio where he graduated from Ashland High School. Kyle is studying…

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WC’s Triplets Near Graduation!

It is not very common to see a set of triplets attend the same college or university, but these triplets sure did. They have a bond stronger than you can imagine. Erik, David, and Elyse Spraul are being featured on this week’s special of senior spotlight. The triplets all come from Evendale, Ohio, although they did not all go to the same high school. In total they have 7 family members; Doug, Mikey, Erik, David, Elyse, and their two parents Susan and Jim. They don’t want to leave out the…

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Over a Dozen WC Students Attend Farm Bureau Conference

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Agricultural Professionals held another successful conference this past weekend, drawing more than 600 attendees who enjoyed two days of leadership training, networking, and camaraderie. Wilmington College was well-represented at this conference with over a dozen current students and several alumni. One alumna, Micaela Wright, class of 2016, took place in the top four during the discussion meet this weekend. Two more WC alumni, Brandi and Wes Montgomery, are on the committee that put the entire conference together. Even our Director of Admission for Wilmington College,…

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Senior Spotlight: Ali Hayes and Olivia Bauer

Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” These two seniors have gone above and beyond in succeeding throughout their careers here at Wilmington College. Underclassmen look up to them as role models, and as outstanding student leaders. Ali Hayes Ali Hayes is from Mount Gilead, Ohio where she graduated from Mount Gilead High School. Ali is an Athletic Training major and throughout her time at Wilmington College, she was been a leader in the following: a Resident Assistant and Assistant Resident…

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Senior Spotlight: Alex Saunders and Allie Unger

With less than five months until graduation, we wanted to reach out to more seniors to shine the spotlight on and learn a little more about them and how their experience has been and what their future plans hold. This week’s seniors are:  Alex Saunders and Allie Unger. Alex Saunders spent most of his childhood growing up in Lewis Center, Ohio and he attended Olentangy High School. He is majoring in Chemistry and Mathematics with a minor in Biology. Alex played soccer his first two years here. He has tutored…

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Senior Spotlight: Leevi Stump and Kylie Walker

As the spotlight was in search for two new seniors to shine its light on, it has come across seniors; Leevi Stump and Kylie Walker! These two seniors have been heavily involved throughout their time here at WC. My name is Kylie Walker, and I am a senior communications major, concentrating in public relations and journalism. I am from a small town called Midway, which is between London and Washington Courthouse, Ohio. I have a really weird laugh, I love football (especially the Steelers and Buckeyes), and my family, faith,…

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Senior Spotlight: Lee Turner and Chelsea Sweeney

[dropcap]C[/dropcap]oming to YOU weekly is our NEW Senior Spotlight where we will get to see two seniors a week and hear about them, what they have done while at WC, what their plans are after graduation, and get their advice before leaving! Additionally, there will be a new question that arises that the seniors will answer as well! This week it is my pleasure to put the spotlight on seniors, Lee Turner and Chelsea Sweeney! “My name is Chelsea Sweeney. I’m from the small village known as South Charleston, Ohio….

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Quaker Heritage Center Opens New Exhibit: “Knick Knacks & Knowledge”

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]ho doesn’t love toys and games?! “Knick Knacks & Knowledge” is an interactive student-produced exhibit featuring a wide range of toys from the Quaker Heritage Center’s collection. Everyone is invited to roll the dice, test your knowledge, and have some fun! Students in “Introduction to Public History Practice” in SP16 – Michael Kleem, Jessica Michonski, Jacob Oliver, and Daniel Sanders – developed the exhibit. QHC students staff members Dillon Davidson, Jayme Mabry, and Matt Perry. helped with the design, installation, event planning, and promotion. “I’m really excited about everything connected with…

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