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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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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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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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Senior Spotlight: Alisa Turner and Nikki Northern

Alisa Turner is from Detroit, Michigan where she graduated from W.e.b. Dubois Preparatory Academy. Alisa is majoring in Social Work with a minor is Psychology. While at Wilmington Alisa was a part of Chi Alpha and Grow Food Grow Hope. Alisa is currently a part of Black Student Initiative, is the Treasurer of Peace Corp Prep, and is the Cultural Chair of Activities Programming Board (APB). She works for the sexual assault hotline, the One on One program with Academic Services, and is a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa…

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Senior Spotlight: Kyle Bell and Janae Wicker

Hard Work: a great deal of effort or endurance. Responsibility: the opportunity or ability to act independently and make decisions without authorization. Understanding: sympathetically aware of other people’s feelings: tolerant and forgiving. Leader: the person who leads or commands a group, organization, or country. All of these are words define this week’s seniors: Kyle Bell and Janae Wicker. These two students are defined as hardworking, understanding, and responsible leaders across Wilmington College campus. Kyle Bell Kyle is from Ashland, Ohio where he graduated from Ashland High School. Kyle is studying…

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WC’s Triplets Near Graduation!

It is not very common to see a set of triplets attend the same college or university, but these triplets sure did. They have a bond stronger than you can imagine. Erik, David, and Elyse Spraul are being featured on this week’s special of senior spotlight. The triplets all come from Evendale, Ohio, although they did not all go to the same high school. In total they have 7 family members; Doug, Mikey, Erik, David, Elyse, and their two parents Susan and Jim. They don’t want to leave out the…

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Senior Spotlight: Ali Hayes and Olivia Bauer

Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” These two seniors have gone above and beyond in succeeding throughout their careers here at Wilmington College. Underclassmen look up to them as role models, and as outstanding student leaders. Ali Hayes Ali Hayes is from Mount Gilead, Ohio where she graduated from Mount Gilead High School. Ali is an Athletic Training major and throughout her time at Wilmington College, she was been a leader in the following: a Resident Assistant and Assistant Resident…

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Student Government Association Elections Approaching

As a student at Wilmington College you may see a lot of things on campus related to Student Government Association (SGA) but, you may not know who on campus is representing you. Lets take a deeper look into who our SGA members are and what some of their favorite memories and biggest challenges were. SGA members are voted into their office for only a one year term which is from spring-spring semesters, therefor the current officers are getting ready to conclude their time in office. I caught up with some…

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Senior Spotlight: Alex Saunders and Allie Unger

With less than five months until graduation, we wanted to reach out to more seniors to shine the spotlight on and learn a little more about them and how their experience has been and what their future plans hold. This week’s seniors are:  Alex Saunders and Allie Unger. Alex Saunders spent most of his childhood growing up in Lewis Center, Ohio and he attended Olentangy High School. He is majoring in Chemistry and Mathematics with a minor in Biology. Alex played soccer his first two years here. He has tutored…

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WC’s Newest Addition: Bekah Muchmore

“Knock, knock. Who’s there? Owls. Owls who? Yeah they do.” 2014 Wilmington College alumna and knock-knock joke lover, Bekah Muchmore, returned to campus this semester to take on the role of Campus Programs Coordinator. This position is the fusion of conference services and some responsibilities of the career services office. This puts Muchmore in charge of all internal and external events, career services events (career fairs, for example), work study and non-work study job placements, and the work grant program. As far as the procedures involved with conference services, nothing…

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