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Greek Awards, “A Very Good Year for Greeks at Wilmington”

On Thursday April 27, the annual Greek Awards program was held in Boyd Cultural Arts Center to celebrate the accomplishments of Wilmington College’s eleven Greek organizations. Director of Greek Life Bud Lewis says, “It was a very good year for Greeks at Wilmington.  Greek organizations initiated seventy-seven new members and the number of Greek members at Wilmington College exceeded Greek Council’s goal of two hundred this spring.” “It was a very good year for Greeks at Wilmington.  Greek organizations initiated seventy-seven new members and the number of Greek members at Wilmington…

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To a Wilmington College student on this crazy college journey…

Congratulations! At this point you have now almost completed either your first, second, or third year here at Wilmington College! Regardless of where you are in that journey, this letter is for you. As a graduating senior, about to leave this safety net I love to call home, I want to give you some advice from things that I learned along the way. Some of it you may have already learned, but hear me out anyways. The first and most important piece of advice I can give anyone is to…

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Watch Out Greeks, There’s a New Exec Board in Town!

On Sunday April 9, 2017 elections were held for the 2017-2018 Greek Council Executive Board. The results of the elections are as follows: President- Mathew Perry of Sigma Zeta, Vice President- Zach Macella of Lambda Chi Alpha, Secretary- Kara Griffith of Kappa Delta, Treasurer- Caitie Trickett of Alpha Phi Kappa, Public Relations- Sydney Hux of Psi Beta Omega. New Greek Council President Mathew Perry says, “As excited as I am nervous about taking on the role of Greek Council President, I feel like this year is going to be a…

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Greek Life Hosts First Greek Week

Wilmington College Greek Life is currently hosting its first Greek Week filled with events to help show the campus community what Greek life is all about, while also uniting the fraternities and sororities. The activities began on Friday, March 25 and will conclude Wednesday, March 29. “For being the first year for Greek Week, I would say so far that I have seen the Greek community gather together and it was a good way for us to do two philanthropy drives to benefit different organizations. President of Greek Council Kylie…

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WC Celebrates National Women’s History Month

March is National Women’s History Month, which is being celebrated by Wilmington College in an educational and entertaining way. The Office of Multicultural Affairs has events planned throughout the month for students, faculty and staff, and community members to attend. When describing the importance of Women’s History Month Chip Murdock, Director of Multicultural Affairs says, “It should make us all stop and appreciate the women close to us in our lives who invested so much into each and every one of us, for nothing on this earth can supplant the…

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Order of Omega, An Annual Leadership Conference

On Saturday, March 4, 2017 Order of Omega hosted a leadership conference for Greeks to attend and grow their student leadership skills. The conference was held in the Center for Sciences and Agriculture, had five guest speakers for the four different sessions, and had over fifty Greek life members in attendance. One of the guest speakers Keni Brown says, “It was great to spread awareness about community service and set things straight from an educational aspect. We could learn together and communicate effectively.” The five speakers were Michael Allbright, Bekah…

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Columbus Zoo Volunteer Experience

On February 18, 2017, a group of Wilmington College students volunteered their time at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Their job was to take down the lights from the holiday season all around the zoo and be up close and personal with some of the animals. The volunteer experience was coordinated by a member of the Student Leader Executive Board, Jayme Mabry. One of the volunteers, Anna Buck, said, “It was so cool because I was about one to two feet away from the enclosure. One of the deer got…

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Upcoming APB Events for WC Students

The activities Programming Board, better known as APB, has many upcoming events that students can look forward to throughout the rest of Spring semester. Most of them are at little or no cost to students. One of the upcoming events, a Pinterest Party, is hosted by Andrea Barga. She says, “All students are welcome and we will be making several different crafts free of cost to students. A couple crafts will be ‘tie dye tapestry’, ‘stress balls’, and ‘mug recipes for students’.” Upcoming events are as follows: February 24 Trip…

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Wilmington College Celebrates Black History Month

February has arrived, and celebrations of Black History Month are set to occur throughout the month on Wilmington College’s campus. The Office of Multicultural Affairs, directed by Chip Murdock, has arranged for a variety of different programs spread throughout February to involve students, faculty and staff, and community members in order to educate and celebrate the heritage of our African-American brothers and sisters. When asked what Black History Month means to him, Murdock said, “It’s a living reminder of the accomplishments of African-Americans. I’m going to be honest, with the…

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SLEB is Back With Its Brand New Team

On Friday, January 20, 2017, elections were held for the new Service Leader Executive Board (SLEB) for the 2017-2018 year. SLEB is the group on campus that oversees and executes all the special community service events, ongoing service projects, and some one-day service projects. SLEB’s other purpose is to inspire a love for service in others. The Wilmington College website describes SLEB as, “a great chance to explore your creativity, strengthen your leadership skills and learn effective event planning while also learning about yourself and the surrounding community.” Inspiring others…

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