SGA: What They Discussed on September 3

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted its weekly open meeting today. All members of the Wilmington College community are invited and encouraged to attend these meetings as it is a direct form of communication to the student government.   Approximately 8 people attended the meeting. They represented SGA, Sodexo, and The Witness. Below are the topics presented by the SGA board of the Sept. 3 meeting: Cody Martin, the vice president of administration, had nothing to report. Chase Menchofer, the vice president of faculty, alumni, and trustees, reported that he is…

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SGA: What They Discussed on August 20

The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted its weekly open meeting today. All members of the Wilmington College community are invited and encouraged to attend these meetings as it is a direct form of communication to the student government.   Approximately 14 people attended the most recent meeting. They represented SGA, APB, Residence Life, Sodexo, DTA National Agricultural Honor Society, and The Witness. Below are the topics presented by the SGA board of the Aug. 20 meeting: Cody Martin, the vice president of administration, reported that Org Fair with the theme of…

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Campus Notice Issued Regarding Off-Campus Assault at Sig House

According to the Wilmington News Journal, a reported armed robbery and assault occurred early Sunday morning at the Sigma Zeta fraternity house near Wilmington College.  The incident is being actively investigated by the Wilmington Police Department, according to a campus-wide notice sent out to WC faculty, staff and students. The notice also indicated that updates would be released to the campus community as more information was made available. The fraternity house is privately-owned and not located on the WC campus.  The original Wilmington News Journal article is posted below: https://www.wnewsj.com/news/110476/breaking-wpd-investigates-sunday-morning-robbery-shooting-assaults-at-quaker-way-frat-house

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Quaker Tank: Students Compete for $1,250

The Quaker Tank debuted on April 24, and, despite an error in the publicity, the event had a great turnout. The night started with a welcoming commentary by Sue Lucas, an assistant professor of marketing who served as the evening’s moderator. Lucas explained the rules, introduced the judges, and brought out the contestants. The judges included: Brad Heys, Johnathan C. Mckay, Trevor Shoemaker, Paula Stewart, and Sherry Weller. Ryan Wiemken was the first student to pitch his idea. His idea was for a family dairy farm he plans to name…

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CSA: Transforming a Dull Corner into a Vivid Display

Because of Giving Tuesday, the Wilmington College biology department was able to obtain a unique opportunity: an impressive fish tank that serves as both a learning opportunity and a fascinating attraction. “The fish tank has multiple purposes. One is to engage students and generate interest in biology by presenting them with organisms they may never encounter otherwise. We will also use the aquarium for several classes—we can take samples and observe numerous microscopic organisms that live on and around the corals,” said Elliott Zieman, an assistant professor of biology. Currently,…

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There’s a New Kind of Buzz on Campus

The Swarm, previously known as The Quake, is Wilmington College’s annual service day! On Saturday, April 27 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., students will be participating in multiple service projects to give back to the community. Some projects are even happening on campus. The Service Leader Executive Board will be tabling in Pyle until Friday, April 26 to allow people to sign up before the event. One of Wilmington College’s core values is service, so come and join your peers to give back to the community you love. This…

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