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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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Peace Resource Center’s innovative digital exhibit creates awareness about nuclear disarmament

photo: Barbara Reynolds (middle), founder of PRC, at Peace Pilgrimage Given renewed concerns regarding the use of nuclear weapons by the United States and other foreign powers, the need to educate the public about the consequences of nuclear weapons is again at the forefront. The Peace Resource Center (PRC) at Wilmington College, driven by its mission to share the stories of Hiroshima and Nagasaki a-bomb survivors and the nonviolent legacies of nuclear disarmament activists is expanding its historical archives into innovative online digital exhibits that will be available to the…

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month Extravaganza Success for First Year

Wednesday April 26 was the Sexual Assault Awareness Month Extravaganza hosted by Wilmington Colleges’ It’s On Us and the Sexual Assault Hotline team. The group hosted a day full of events to promote awareness for sexual assault including denim day, the chalk walk, “Take back the night Rally”, and painting of the rock with a group photo. This past Wednesday, students may have seen many people on campus wearing denim to represent sexual assault awareness. The Denim Day campaign originated by a ruling in the Italian Supreme Court where a rape…

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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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Horsemen’s Association Improves Equine Program for WC

The Wilmington College (WC) Horsemen’s Association is an on-campus organization that tries to educate members about the equine industry. Horsemen’s Association is a club that goes to horse related events in the surrounding area, and also puts on events for members. The club was formed for people who want to participate in equine related events, without being on the equestrian team. President of the Horsemen’s Association, Brianna Akam said, “We try and learn more about the different industries and also help out our own equine program.  People don’t have to…

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New Club On Campus: The Wilmington College Film Club

Marissa Johnson, a freshman at Wilmington College has started a club on campus, Film Club. The club’s purpose is to promote the school in a positive light using video. Marissa wants people who join the club to truly enjoy creating something for the school. The club plans on making not only academic videos but also videos that will be entertaining for the campus to enjoy. Johnson said, “The people who will be watching the videos will truly see Wilmington in a new light.” “The people who will be watching the…

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Wilmington Students Finish Fourth in Collegiate Sport Research Institute Case Study Competition in South Carolina

The Collegiate Sport Research Institute (CSRI) holds a conference every year at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina and this year’s conference marks its tenth year. The purpose of this conference is to bring academic researchers, students, and industry professionals together to discuss important research findings and issues facing the collegiate sport industry. The conference features poster presentations, case study competitions, and guest speakers. This year four Wilmington College students had the opportunity to attend the CSRI conference and take place in the case study competition. There…

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SAA Hosts Etiquette Dinner to Improve Formal Interview Skills

On Tuesday April 4, 2017 Wilmington College, Student Alumni Association held their 14th annual Etiquette Dinner. For the past 14 years, SAA has held an annual Etiquette Dinner at Wilmington College for students, staff, and faculty to attend. “The etiquette dinner is a dinner that help you learn how to conduct yourself during a formal interview,” said SAA member Natalie Thobe. “The etiquette dinner is a dinner that help you learn how to conduct yourself during a formal interview” – Natalie Thobre, member of SAA Anyone on campus can get…

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WC Multicultural Affairs Civil Rights Experience

On Friday March 10, Chip Murdock took seven lucky Wilmington students on an educational trip to Kentucky and Tennessee. Each semester, Murdock, who is the Director of Multicultural Affairs, takes students on a trip to educate them on the history and experiences of different cultures. The first stop for this group was Nashville, Tennessee. Part of the cultural experience for the students is experiencing food that is native to that region or area. When they arrived in Nashville, they dined in at a soul field restaurant by the name of…

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SPECTRA Drag Show Coming Soon

Wilmington College (WC) SPECTRA will be hosting their bi-annual Drag SPECTRAcular on Wednesday, March 22 at 9:09 in the Top. WC Professor and Spectra Advisor, Bonnie Erwin said, “Drag is important to SPECTRA because of the role that this kind of performance played in early Pride movements, but it’s also important in academic theories of gender.” This is the largest Drag Show in WC “Herstory.” It will be hosted by Eris Grey, WC Alumni, who started the Drag Show. Nine queens performing including: Roxy Nikole, Cherry Poppins, Selena T. West,…

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