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Alderman Kelly Pettyjohn Receives First Distinguished Alumni Award Presented by the Wilmington University Alumni Association

When it comes to making a positive difference in peoples’ lives, Alderman Kelly Pettyjohn does just that every day she goes to work. To honor her community commitment and impact, Pettyjohn was presented with Wilmington University’s first Distinguished Alumni Award at the university’s annual alumni board dinner, which was held December 2, 2019, at Sullivan’s […]

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    The CJI’s True Crime Lecture Series

    Last month, Wilmington University’s Criminal Justice Institute launched its True Crime Lecture Series. CJI directors Dr. Ray Carr and Scott Duffey lined up internationally recognized FBI profilers, undercover agents and investigators who handled some of the most notorious crimes in recent history. The October and November presentations were packed with true-crime buffs, as well as  […]

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      Alums Coach Delaware Schools to Baseball and Soccer Titles

      June was a big month for two Wilmington University alumni as they helped coach their Delaware high school teams to state championships in baseball and girls soccer. At Appoquinimink High in Middletown, first-year Head Coach Mike Torres (Sports Management, ‘16, MSM, ‘19) guided the baseball team to an undefeated (22-0) season on their way to […]

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        Time Marches On

        Wilmington University History adjunct Michael Dixon teaches students how to conduct investigations into a well-hidden past. “We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” —Martin Luther King, Jr. In Michael Dixon’s case, he was indeed made by history. For him, even from childhood, history has been and continues to be his life. But […]

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