Current Issue

Current Issue of the WilmU Magazine

New Jersey Partnerships Continue to Grow

New Jersey Partnerships Continue to Grow

More opportunities abound for New Jersey residents to transfer seamlessly to Wilmington University after earning their associate degrees at community colleges throughout the state. This summer, the University partnered with Mercer County Community College to offer area residents more higher education options. The agreement enables students to earn bachelor’s degrees from Wilmington on MCCC’s James […]

INBRE: A Game Changer

INBRE: A Game Changer

Wilmington University is now an affiliate partner of IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence, better known as INBRE. The Delaware INBRE is a program dedicated to developing sustainable and impactful research opportunities for future scientists, and its partner institutions include the University of Delaware, Dela-ware State University, Delaware Technical Community College, Wesley College, Christiana Care […]

Working the Work-Integrated Program

Working the Work-Integrated Program

WilmU’s Environmental Science and Policy program was the right fit. Ray’s state benefits included some tuition reimbursement and she’s earning college credit on the job while learning more about HazMat procedures and policies. Marjorie Crofts, the Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances director for the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), was […]

‘Just Keep Chippin’ Away’

‘Just Keep Chippin’ Away’

Go to the word “perseverance” in your dictionary. Is there a picture of Wendy Harris there? No? Well, maybe there should be. At last May’s Wilmington University commencement, Harris received a BS in Education Studies after an eight-year academic odyssey. Along the way, she overcame sickness, divorce, the challenges of technology, financial problems, and more […]

50 Ways WilmU Gives Back

50 Ways WilmU Gives Back

There are far more than 50. So consider this sampling representative of the many altruistic endeavors that Wilmington University’s staff, faculty and students and alumni undertake. To them, it’s all about paying it forward. By Johanna Bishop, Adam Voyton, Doris Lauckner, Tasha Jackson, Stefanie Whitby, Katie Burke, Regina Allen-Sharpe, the College of Business team, Ashley […]

The DBA Hits Its 10-year Milestone

The DBA Hits Its 10-year Milestone

Graduates of Wilmington University’s Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program are leading organizations in diverse fields — not to mention making the world a better place. DBA grads work in multiple fields: higher education, finance, health care, government and nonprofit and more. Their titles: chief marketing officer, chief financial officer, senior vice president, dean, executive […]

Co-Op Program Targets Children with Asthma

Co-Op Program Targets Children with Asthma

The two Wilmington University Allied Health graduates are talking about their experience in a cooperative education program with the American Lung Association, arranged through the University’s College of Health Professions. Amy Lovenguth calls it “the best decision I made to help further my education.” Valeri Holbert says, “It really helped me work on my communications […]

On A Mission

On A Mission

Missionary work is a family affair with Dr. Lori Irelan, and that includes her Wilmington University family. Dr. Irelan, of the College of Health Professions and the regional chair of the Nurse Practitioner program at WilmU’s Dover and Georgetown campuses, left for a week-long mission this month to Santo Domingo, capital city of the Dominican […]

Two New Communication Courses Offered Now!

Two New Communication Courses Offered Now!

The B.S. in Communication program has expanded its curriculum with two new courses. Program Chair Dr. Janice Colvin says the two courses, offered as electives, will add value to the degree by increasing skills, therefore meeting needs employers report they require for multi-faceted employees. Communication Editing (COM 255) will provide foundational training in editing written […]

New Development Office

New Development Office

Wilmington University welcomes the new Development Office to the Alumni Relations Department. The team, Felicia Quinn, Dana White and Crystal Rutihinda, is charged with developing a culture of philanthropy among alumni and community, and creating meaningful ways to keep donors and fundraising volunteers aware of the impact of their giving. “Our [development] team is different […]