Academic Digest

A Leader in Human Services

A Leader in Human Services

Dr. Allan Zaback, the recently named chair of Administration of Human Services at WIlmU, is passionate about helping students reach their goals. That includes translating skills learned in the real world to the academic world. Dr. Zabak has more than 30 years of experience in Human Services with the State of Delaware. As director for […]

College of Business to Launch Student Accounting Chapter

College of Business to Launch Student Accounting Chapter

Accountants (IMA) at Wilmington University is an initiative that will give students the opportunity to strengthen their accounting and business knowledge, plan their professional careers, and network with other students and accounting professionals. The IMA also offers scholarships to local accounting students, says Jean Davis, regional chair of the college, who will serve as faculty […]

College of Arts and Sciences Welcomes Fulbright Visiting Scholar

College of Arts and Sciences Welcomes Fulbright Visiting Scholar

The College of Arts and Sciences, in partnership with the University of Delaware’s English Language Institute, welcomed Fulbright Visiting Scholar Dr. Apiwan Nuangpolmak to campus on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. Her lecture, Enhancing Professional Communication Skills in the Lower Mekong: An ESP Approach,  covered many areas of interest including TESOL in Southeast Asia, successful course […]

Training Leaders in Diversity and Awareness

Training Leaders in Diversity and Awareness

Putting diversity into practice is an important skill for effective leaders. To provide training in leadership theories and diversity management, the College of Online and Experiential Learning and the College of Business partnered with the Proud Professionals Network, a Google-funded collaborative, to offer the Leadership and Diversity Academy. This professional development opportunity was offered in-person […]

WilmU Alum is Maryland Superintendent of the Year

WilmU Alum is Maryland Superintendent of the Year

Dr. John B. Gaddis, superintendent of Somerset County Public Schools, has been named Maryland Superintendent of the Year. He has served in public education for 30 years and earned his Ed.D. from Wilmington University in 2005. He was awarded the prestigious Wilmington College Trustee Award for Service at commencement. The Superintendent of the Year is […]

Breaking Down Language Barriers in Behavioral Health Care

Breaking Down Language Barriers in Behavioral Health Care

WilmU Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) student Daisy Lara is passionate about providing behavioral health care to patients who often fall through the cracks. Her project, serving Spanish-speaking patients, earned her one of only 20 fellowships awarded to minority students by the National Advisory Committee of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) to work with the […]

An In-depth Look at Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Security

An In-depth Look at Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Security

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are a rapidly emerging technology with global impact. Candice Carter, chair of MS-Cybersecurity at WilmU and an internationally recognized expert, has co-authored a definitive text on UAS and how to protect the skies over America in a new book. Carter and her co-authors address China’s advances in military, commercial, and recreational […]

No Slack:  Serving Country and Community

No Slack: Serving Country and Community

A ten-year veteran of the New Castle County Police department, Officer Nicholas Heitzmann, a senior in the Criminal Justice degree program, has dedicated his life to serving his community at home and abroad. Most people instinctually run away from danger but Heitzmann has proven himself as someone who does not run when the going gets […]

Life’s Ingredients: A Chef’s Tale

Life’s Ingredients: A Chef’s Tale

There is no secret recipe for life, least of all a neatly packaged and successful life. However, great recipes for popular dishes often contain a host of similar ingredients.  When it comes to overcoming obstacles, setbacks, and struggles, a lot of successful life recipes call for healthy portions of love from friends and family, as […]

Adjunct Publishes Book About Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Adjunct Publishes Book About Maryland’s Eastern Shore

An avid outdoorsman and newspaper sports writer and columnist, College of Arts & Sciences adjunct instructor Christopher Knauss recently published “Shore-Ku, Haiku inspired by the Eastern Shore,” based on his experiences quietly observing life on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. An avid outdoorsman and newspaper sports writer and columnist, College of Arts & Sciences adjunct instructor Christopher […]