Student Life News
Joy of Sharing Toy Drive
Wilmington University is partnering with CBS3 for the 23rd Annual Toy Campaign benefiting the Salvation Army! The Toy Drive kicked off on November 1, 2013. Bins are located in the Pratt Student Center and various places around each campus where you can drop off "new" unwrapped toys. For every toy you drop off in bins in the Pratt Student Center, you will be entered in a drawing for a $50 Visa Gift Card. More information can be viewed at www.wilmu.edu/ToyDrive.
WU Celebrates Wildcat Pride Week
Wildcat Pride Week was the week of October 14-18 held in the Student Center. "20 Minute Tango” kicked off the party on Monday afternoon singing their hit “Drive”. Tuesday was one of the week's most attended events;--"Taco Tuesday/Karaoke Night". Wednesday was "Wildcat Fun Day" and Thursday was “Tailgate Night”. Friday night concluded the Wildcat Pride Week with our Annual Hoopfest event in the gymnasium at the WU Athletics Complex. The entire University community showed their pride by wearing school colors all week, and decorating their offices, and work spaces. Congratulations to the Dover site for winning the "Show your Wildcat Pride decorating contest". The whole week was a huge success!
Wildcat Pride Week Testimonial
What’s up my fellow WU students? My name is Lance Berry and I love being a student at Wilmington University and I have lots of Wildcat Pride.
The following is a Q & A between Student Life and Lance Berry:
SL: How many events did you participate in during Wildcat Pride Week?
Lance: I attended 4 out of 5 of the events. The only one I missed was the Wednesday Wildcat Fun Day. I had a Home Soccer Game that day.
SL: What was your favorite event?
Lance: Hmm…that’s a tough one, I loved Taco Tuesday/Karaoke night, but Friday night’s Hoopfest was awesome!
SL: Did you win any prizes during Wildcat Pride Week?
Lance: No, but I got a Free Wildcat Pride Week T-shirt during every event because I was always one of the first people there, so you may say that I got 5 prizes. I gave one T-shirt to my mom, she loves WU too.
SL: What would you say to those that missed Wildcat Pride Week?
Lance: Definitely try to be there next year, but every event that WU Student Life runs is awesome! Come out to the next event and get involved.
Career Services Introduces, "Career Link"
Career Link is an interface in which students, alumni, employers, and Career Services can interact. Students and alumni can view and apply for positions on this system and learn about other career-related workshops and events. Employers can search resumes and contact potential new hires as well. To use Career Link, you need to use your WilmU ID to log- in; however, you will need to create a new password because it is a different system than Blackboard.
If you need a full-time or part-time job, or internship, you can go onto: www.myinterfase.com/wilmu/student
International Fashion Show
The Multicultural Club along with the Student Life Department will host the Annual International Fashion Show that showcases current international students' traditions, clothes, and food to promote awareness of the multiculturalism within the campus community.
Health and Wellness
Wilmington University is committed to supporting a healthy environment for our students. Some resources WU offers to promote a healthy lifestyle include the Student Health 101 online magazine, healthy foods at the Italian Kitchen café, and an online mental health screening offered to all students. Please keep an eye out for more Health & Wellness activities throughout the school year.
Wilmington is hosting the Men's and Women's CACC Soccer Tournament at our New Athletics Complex the week of November 4-9.
Stop by our new, state-of-the-art Student Center located in the Pratt Building on the New Castle campus. Home to the WU Student Life Department, the Student Center houses many events throughout the year, such as Wildcat Pride Week, Salsa Night, and Student Appreciation Days. If you're a gamer, the Student Center has Ping-Pong, foosball, air hockey tables, and a video game room with X-Box and PlayStation. Looking for a cool place to just chill out? Spend some time in the Tree House located above the “Pit” or the multiple lounge areas located all over the main floor.
Student Appreciation Days
Dover Career Fair
Veterans Day Recognition
Winter Virtual Career Fair
Breakfast With Santa
NYC Bus Trip
Student Life News is a bi-semester newsletter from the Wilmington University Office of Student Life