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The Making of a Leader: Chuck Baldwin

This alumnus learned the value of education in the Navy, then co-founded the Delaware Military Academy.  There’s nothing like love to make you understand the value of education. That’s the

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The Making of a Leader: Chuck Baldwin

The Making of a Leader: Chuck Baldwin

This alumnus learned the value of education in the Navy, then co-founded the Delaware Military Academy.  There’s nothing like love to make you understand the value of education. That’s the lesson Chuck Baldwin took away from courting his wife — one of many lessons gleaned from a life that brought him success in the Navy, […]

The Educator: Margie Lopez-Waite

The Educator: Margie Lopez-Waite

This alumna is Head of School at Las Américas ASPIRA Academy. “As long as I’m head of this school, there will be a dress code.” Margie Lopez-Waite’s naturally cheerful mien hardens a touch when she speaks those words. Her stance on uniforms evolved from painful childhood experiences that she shares with new students at Las […]

Eugene Young: Being the Change

Eugene Young: Being the Change

To Eugene Young, Wilmington has a lot to offer. While the city has earned a bad rap for crime and violence — notably named Murdertown, USA, by Newsweek in 2014 — Young has a different perspective. To him, Wilmington is home; a place where he learned to serve his community.

The Ripple Effect: Nic DeCaire

The Ripple Effect: Nic DeCaire

Sure, Nic DeCaire fears some things. He’s not crazy about climbing a ladder. And he isn’t thrilled when he has to drive over long bridges. But present the Wilmington University graduate with a large-scale charitable project, and the man is pretty much fearless. Take the time last October when the 35-year-old DeCaire and a friend […]

The Man for the Job:  Dr. Joseph DeRanieri

The Man for the Job: Dr. Joseph DeRanieri

His graduate work at WilmU has proved invaluable for this highly credentialed executive in his new job at Beebe Healthcare. Of the five — count ’em, five — academic credentials that Dr. Joseph DeRanieri can claim, his MSN (master of science in nursing) from Wilmington University ranks among the most significant. This is especially so […]

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