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Valentine’s Day Special: Student Love Stories of Wilmington College

Growing up I’ve heard two different stories from people that went to college. They either met their best friend and life-long friend at their college or university, or they found the love of their life. Maybe even both. In honor of Valentine’s Day, I’ve included some stories from students and past students of Wilmington College that found their partners while attending college. Lexi Mahaffa, a junior at Wilmington College, met Que after leaving her introduction to psychology class when he came up and asked her if he could write a…

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#GivingTuesday Involves Students in Giving Back

On Giving Tuesday, the Tuesday following Thanksgiving that challenges people all over the nation to give back to an organization or institution that gave to them, Wilmington College had six challenges for students, alumni, parents, and faculty/staff. Students were not only urged to give to the challenge, but were also able to work the Phonathon, calling upon alumni and parents to give back. The challenges were as followed: Challenge #1 (Students): Mobile Charging Station for students, with a matching gift possibility of a new iMac computer for the Communication Arts…

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WC Students Able to Attend Philanthropic Leaders Recognition Dinner

feature photo Christine Snyder (left), credit to Randy Sarvis On October 20, a small group of Wilmington College (WC) students attended the Philanthropic Leaders Recognition Dinner, a celebration honoring Wilmington College’s leadership donors and Sam Marble Society members. The students in attendance are actively involved on campus in a number of ways and represented all that the donors can do for the college. Amie Denkenberger, the Director of Leadership Giving, says, “We want [students] to have fun and network! This is a great way to meet some of our alumni,…

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Strong Student Support for Enhancing the Underground in Pyle

It is halfway through the semester, and Ashley has an exam in one of her classes. Practice ended at 6:30 and she immediately went to her room to study. It has taken her hours, but she finally feels comfortable with the material. She glances at the time as her stomach growls: 9:45 pm. The T.O.P. is closed and so is Sandella’s. She is famished, yet the only solution is to go to a fast-food restaurant and risk losing her good parking spot. Ashley is just one student out of many…

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Wilmington Athletics finish 1-3 versus Marietta on Homecoming Weekend

On Friday October 13th the Wilmington Women’s soccer team went on the road to take on the Marietta Pioneers, where they fell 3-2 in the second period of overtime. Wilmington jumped out to an early 2-0 lead with goals from sophomore forward Alex Vestal and junior midfielder Taylor Leake. Then the Quakers allowed three consecutive goals including the game winner with four minutes left in the second overtime. The Quakers next match is against Ohio Northern on Wednesday October 18th. On Saturday October 14th the Wilmington football team hosted the…

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Homecoming Court Nominations Announced

Congratulations to the following people who have made the 2017 Homecoming Court! Freshmen: Hannah Rickman Caleb McCrady Sophomores: Jen Cochran Jese Shell Juniors: Shelby Dodds T. Jay Burbage Seniors: Tiffany Scheadler, Treece Tatum, Brittany Montgomery, Savannah Hooper, and Chandler Fields Eric Flynn, Brandin Johnson, David Henry, and Mathew Perry Thank you to all who participated in the nominating and voting process. Homecoming King and Queen will be announced at half-time during the Homecoming game, October 14th . Come on out to support your elected classmates and the Fighting Quakers!

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Dear Friend, You Will Be Missed: In Memory of Megan Elizabeth Louallen

Megan Elizabeth Louallen, a smiling friend, a hard-working mother, a diligent student, and an honorable member of Greek life. Words can’t describe how the Wilmington College campus is feeling. We are grieving for a life lost too soon, yet thankful for all of the wonderful memories. If Megan was with us today, she would be making us laugh and feel welcomed in her presence. If Megan was with us today, she would be making us laugh and feel welcomed in her presence. Megan, a 2015 graduate of Wilmington College, was…

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What Is Self-Designed Major? Why Do You Need to Know What It is?

Did you know that at Wilmington College students have the ability to create their own major? This awesome opportunity is one of the best kept secrets at our school even though its supporters really want it to be more publicly known and widely used. A self-designed major essentially involves picking and choosing classes from several majors to create one area of study. To be able to create a self-designed major (SDM), students have to have a 2.5 or better GPA from Wilmington and cannott have completed more than 44 credit…

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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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The Leaving List: Paying Bills

Each week, this list will examine some of the common stressors, questions, or mistakes college graduates make after leaving school. Last week, “the list” talked about budgeting and referred readers to several excellent budgeting books for advice from more qualified writers. It goes without saying, that once you start thinking about budgeting, you’re going to start worrying about paying bills. Paying for your rent, utilities, garbage pick-up, and other regularly invoiced items can become a bit overwhelming. Check out the tips below for organizing your expenses and ways to actually…

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