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Second Annual Leadership Summit Prepares Campus Leaders for Success

Over 70 leaders from organizations all over campus gathered on August 10 and 11 to attend the Second Annual Leadership Summit. The Summit is a required student leader training program sponsored by SGA to equip and empower student leaders and is hosted on Wilmington College’s campus. The leaders that were represented included executive offices, programming chairs and student mentors such as Orientation Welcome Leaders (OWLs) and Residence Life Staff. Jerica Johnson-Cole, a third year RA, the VP of It’s On Us, and the secretary of the Business Association, attended the…

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PhD Students from Tokyo Metropolitan University Host Digital Mapping Workshop at WC

On July 17 and 18, PhD students Kenya Tamura and Hiroki Inoue from the Watanave Systems Design Laboratory in Tokyo Metropolitan University visited Wilmington College to provide a digital mapping workshop and training. The workshop, titled “Building 21st Century Digital Communities,” is for local archivists, techies, and Wilmington College students and staff. “We are working to find ways to make history relevant to younger generations, and so we are trying to incorporate new technology” – Tanya Maus, PRC Director “[The workshop] is important for us because we are working to…

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Ohio Day-Cations

10.) Ohio Caverns Ohio Caverns is located in West Liberty, Ohio. It is one and a half hours away from campus. Here you can enjoy guided tours of one of Ohio’s most beautiful areas (even though it is underground). It is a great place to picnic and enjoy time with your family. Plus, the cavern is 54 degrees all year around so you enjoy a cool hour underground. 9.) Cedar Point Cedar Point is located in Sandusky, Ohio. This awesome amusement park is about three hours away from campus. It…

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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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AK Rustic Photography, WC Student’s Self-Made Business, Partners with Everyday Chic

AK Rustic Photography, started by Wilmington College student Amanda Kratzer, partnered with Everyday Chic Boutique in a seasonal photoshoot. Amanda has studied Business Administration for two years. “I was at WC for a semester before realizing that the class schedule wasn’t feasible as a mom of three kids, wife and starting a business. I still plan to go back to WC in the next year and focus on public relations to better my business.” Photography was left as a hobby for Amanda as she went to school for business and…

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Free Speech Debate Arises After UC Berkeley Campus Cancels Speaker

On Monday, April 24, the Berkeley College Republicans and the Young America’s Foundation filed a lawsuit against the University of California, Berkeley campus following their cancellation of Ann Coulter’s scheduled speech on campus. Coulter, a provocative conservative personality, was scheduled to speak on Thursday, April 27, but the address was cancelled due to security concerns. Earlier this year, violent protests erupted on Berkeley’s campus preventing Milo Yiannopoulos, another provocative conservative personality, from giving an address on campus.   The plaintiffs’ legal argument states that the campus’s “time, place, and manner”…

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Environmental Science: A Trip to the Cincinnati Zoo

On Tuesday, April 18, Kendra Cipollini’s Environmental Science class traveled to the Cincinnati Zoo for a field trip. This has not been the first field trip. Throughout the semester, the class has traveled to many places including the water treatment plant, the landfill, and next week, an organic farm. The purpose of these trips is to give the class an opportunity to see firsthand what we are learning about for that week. One student said, “I really enjoy going on the field trips with the class because it allows us…

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WC’s 2017 Student Honor Convocation Awards Deserving Upperclassmen

Select Wilmington College seniors and juniors were inducted into Green Key and Who’s Who and one student received the Lucas Award for Outstanding Leadership on Sunday 23 at 1 p.m. Over 100 students were in attendance. Megan Canfield, graduating with degrees in Psychology and Political Communications for Social Change, won the Lucas Award. “I was really shocked when I realized President Jim was talking about me in his speech,” shared Megan. “People are telling me now that I shouldn’t be surprised but I feel like there are so many giving…

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Easter Activities for fun with the whole family!

Easter Sunday is a day to spend with family, catching up, laughing, and eating tons of food. When the food is put away and everyone is beginning to relax, kids can become restless, wanting to play outside, or play games as a family. For the families that do not know what activities can be done with little preparation, www.familyeducation.com has ten fun activities for families to do on Easter. Egg and Spoon Race Jelly Bean guessing game- Guess how many jelly beans are in the jar, or guess the flavors…

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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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