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Letter from the Service Leaders Executive Board: Looking for Applicants

photo of SLEB 2017 The Service Leader Executive Board (SLEB) at Wilmington College, is looking for new members! SLEB is a group of student leaders who plan and execute community service and civic engagement events on the Wilmington College campus and in the surrounding communities. Under the leadership of the SLEB President and Advisor,  this group meets weekly at 4:15 PM on Mondays throughout the academic year in the Center for Service and Civic Engagement’s boardroom. Executive Board members are placed with a non-profit organization and/or local causes to plan…

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Wands for Wildlife Drive Good for Health and Environment

SLEB will be hosting Wands for Wildlife drive at Wilmington College until December 4 to send mascara wands to North Carolina. Mascara only has a shelf life of three months once opened. If used for longer it could potentially lead to an eye infection due to the bacteria that grows on the brush. The wands will be used to help remove fly eggs and larva from the animal’s fur. They work well because the bristles are close together. They will be used to help small animals like ducks and rabbits….

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Goodies for Goblins Campus Trick-or-Treat

Goodies for Goblins was on November 2, put on by RSA. The kids trick or treated around the dorms then went into McCoy to play games. Kappa Delta had puffy painting, Omegas had face painting, Kappas had pin the spider on the web, Lil’ Sis had toss the ring on the witches’ hat, Lambda Chi had “Guess what’s in the box,” Sig had a haunted house, and TKB handed out candy at their house. Lastly, they left with pizza and cookies to end the night.  

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“Let’s Talk About Sex”

On Monday, October 23rd the sisters of Alpha Phi Kappa had a sex education workshop, open to all women to join. This consisted of learning about sexual consent and safety with Davina Cooper from Women Helping Women; and about sexual health and pleasure with Kelly Fogwell from Pure Romance. 10% of the proceeds from the Pure Romance shopping party went towards Hope House, which is Wilmington’s women’s shelter. They ended up successfully raising $99 in one fun evening. They ended up successfully raising $99 in one fun evening.

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Relay for Life Reveals Need for More Campus Support

On October 21, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., campus organizations gathered to participate in Relay for Life, an annual event at WC to raise money and awareness for cancer research. Keni Brown, Service Leaders Executive Board (SLEB) President, says, “I think it went well, we just need more and more campus support.” There were a total of seven groups present at Relay. “There were several organizations interested in participating that ended up not coming, which hurt our whole final attempt at raising funds and research.” Yet on a more…

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Kappa Deltas Invite Girl Scouts to Wilmington College Campus

One of Kappa Delta Sorority’s local philanthropies is the Girl Scouts. A handful of local troops come to every event held, and there are even professors at Wilmington College that have daughters in the Girl Scouts that get involved. It is important to Kappa Delta to instill confidence in young girls through these events. Every Girl Scout event must hold an educational aspect; they also hold a social aspect because the girls are building relationships with other girls outside of their troop along with Kappa Delta’s. The next Girl Scout…

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Veterinarians of Tomorrow Looking to Increase Membership

Veterinarians of Tomorrow (VOT) is a club at Wilmington College for students interested in and have a love of animals, and their first meeting will be on September 27 at 7 pm in the Student Lounge in the library. The club currently has about five active members but is in the process of acquirement. Students do not have to be pre-vet to join. Chelsea Argo said, “[At meetings] we mainly just talk about what we have planned thus far for the semester. We will be discussing possible events for this…

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Serve Our Little Patch of the Universe at the 24th Annual Quake

WC’s 24th Annual Quake is right around the corner. Saturday, April 29 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., over 100 volunteers will be gathering for lunch and local community service. Everyone is meeting in the Pavilion behind Pyle. Led by the Service Leaders Executive Board (SLEB), the Quake is the largest community service event provided to Wilmington College students throughout the year. Hillary Mitchell, the Vice President/Publicity Chair, shares, “I had so much fun at last year’s Quake and I loved knowing I was helping the community that surrounds this…

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