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Building Sustainable Communities class meeting with community partners. This course pushes students to engage in community-based learning in
Spartanburg, working to pop the Wofford bubble.

Getting involved & popping the Wofford bubble

Sarah Peak December 7, 2021

As a senior, I am painfully aware that my days as a student at Wofford are dwindling. As this fall semester comes to an end, I cannot help but reflect upon my Wofford experience.  Like many other...

“Revolve” by Courtney Mattison located in the Chandler Center for Environmental Studies. The art piece brings awareness to coral bleaching, while being a memorial for Sarah MacGregor Ruffin ‘17. Photo courtesy of Anna Lee Hoffman.

Courtney Mattison’s “Revolve” in CCES

Sarah Peak October 5, 2021

The new art piece and its significance As the environmental studies department begins its second school year inside the newly built Chandler Center for Environmental Studies, the building has recently...

Wofford’s new residence hall, located in the Northside neighborhood. Students living in the Milliken House are part of a community-based living cohort. Photo courtesy of Anna Lee Hoffman.

Milliken House

Sarah Peak September 21, 2021

 The home of Wofford’s Community Sustainability Program In 2015, Wofford announced the Milliken Sustainability Initiative, a program whose goal is to deepen the college’s relationship with the...

Terrier celebrating graduation. The class of 2021 will be celebrating graduation on the weekend of May 16. Illustration courtesy of Walker Antonio.

Tossing Our Caps

Sarah Peak May 9, 2021

Celebrating the graduating class of 2021 As with most aspects of life both on and off of Wofford’s campus, graduation festivities for the class of 2021 will look different than in years past.  Celebrations...

Wofford terrier showing the Earth some loving in celebration of Earth Day. The annual holiday is taking place on April 22. Illustration courtesy of Walker Antonio.

For What It’s Earth

Sarah Peak April 2, 2021

Celebrating Earth (every) day Earth Day is April 22, a holiday for supporting environmental protection since 1970. This year’s Earth Day theme is “Restore Our Earth” and earthday.org has multiple...

Students learn in socially distanced classroom. Professors have adapted to guidelines in their classrooms regardless of their preferences.
Photo courtesy of Natalie Aversano.

To Mask Or Not To Mask

Sarah Peak March 2, 2021

How are professors responding to COVID guidelines and influencing students? For nearly a year, Wofford has adapted to the changing situation regarding COVID-19, including professors having to make...

Ebet Lansing posing with the #SpartanburgSombrero at Burrito Hub. Photo courtesy of Libby Levin.

Burrito Hub Murals by Ebet.Art

Sarah Peak February 16, 2021

Ebet Lansing and the #SpartanburgSombrero Ebet Lansing ‘22 has been creating art since a young age, but she recently had the opportunity to create her largest piece yet: painting three murals for...

Emma King ‘22 with a Happy Trucker hat.

The Happy Trucker

Sarah Peak February 3, 2021

Emma King bringing people smiles through hats Everyone could use a pick-me-up, something that will put a smile on their face. Emma King ‘22 wanted to do just that with her hat business, The Happy...

Other than that, here is my caption: The Terrier statue decorated for breast cancer awareness month in October 2017. Photo courtesy of Mark Olencki

February Is National Cancer Prevention Month

Sarah Peak January 19, 2021

A month for learning how to take action to reduce the risk of cancer About 39.5% of people will be diagnosed with a form of cancer during their lifetime. While not all cancer is preventable, there...

A graphic created by Kia Kaiser about World Mental Health Awareness day, posted to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion Instagram.

Mental Health Awareness Week

Sarah Peak November 17, 2020

Reminding students to slow down and destress During the week of Oct. 26-Oct. 30, Wofford Wellness and Safety Committee held a Mental Health Awareness week to remind Wofford students that their mental...

The Wofford Votes competition logo

Social Media Wofford Votes Competition

Sarah Peak November 3, 2020

Campus Life and Campus Union host a competition to get students excited about voting On Oct. 20, with Election Day approaching, the Wofford Votes Social Media competition began on campus. The...

Katherine Valde, assistant professor of philosophy and organizer of Wofford’s chapter of MAP.

Wofford On The MAP

Sarah Peak October 20, 2020

Organization, Minorities and Philosophy, is coming to campus With Wofford students continuing their fight against systemic racism and marginalization of minorities, the philosophy department...

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