Luminary

Unraveling the Finance Knot

Allison Laurant is a financial coach with $tand By Me, a statewide financial empowerment program located in the Pratt Student Center at the New Castle campus. Her goal is to

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The Baseball Team’s Home Run

The Wilmington University baseball team took the field this year with a bigger purpose than just winning games. They were also out to “Strike Out Muscle Disease” all season long.

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The Voice

By his own estimate, Adjunct Professor Kevin Pierce has sung the National Anthem more than a thousand times, including at nearly every Wilmington University commencement since 2004. “I’ve only missed

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Unraveling the Finance Knot

Allison Laurant is a financial coach with $tand By Me, a statewide financial empowerment program located in the Pratt Student Center at the New Castle campus. Her goal is to help students understand and manage their personal finances. After working with so many — she’s served 552 students since she came to WilmU in 2012 […]

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The Baseball Team’s Home Run

The Wilmington University baseball team took the field this year with a bigger purpose than just winning games. They were also out to “Strike Out Muscle Disease” all season long. That’s because of the newest member of the team. In March, 13-year-old Eddie Hazeldine was welcomed to the Wildcat family as he signed a Letter […]

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The Voice

By his own estimate, Adjunct Professor Kevin Pierce has sung the National Anthem more than a thousand times, including at nearly every Wilmington University commencement since 2004. “I’ve only missed two ceremonies,” says Pierce, who received a master of science degree in the administration of justice from WilmU in 2012. At every ceremony, he takes […]

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Fortifying a Fort

One of the most significant historical sites on the East Coast is being preserved thanks to a group led by Wilmington University Adjunct Dr. Gary Wray. Wray teaches social science and political science for the College of Arts and Sciences, and is also a published military historian. In 2003, he co-founded and continues to be […]

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A Captain Earns His Stripes

The U. S. Air Force has three core values: Integrity first; service before self; and excellence in all we do. Wilmington University graduate Captain Michael Rajchel demonstrated those values when he completed his doctoral dissertation while stationed in Baghdad, Iraq. Rajchel made a commitment to himself and his family to obtain his doctoral degree no […]

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The Million-Dollar Grant

When Dr. Jennifer E. Dale of Maryland’s Worcester County Public Schools started coursework for her Ed.D. at WilmU, she knew her research would be personally meaningful. What she didn’t know was its monetary value. Now, her work colleagues have a million reasons to thank her. The Maryland State Department of Education announced in 2014 that […]

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The Write Stuff

Dr. Joseph L. Crossen, the College of Education’s chair of doctoral educational leadership program, was one of just 10 Delaware writers to win a competition that enabled him to participate in the Prose Section of the 2014 Cape Henlopen Poetry and Prose Writers Retreat. Sponsored by the Delaware Division of the Arts, the retreat offered […]

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Over the Edge

What possessed Courtney Keister to rappel down the facade of the Westin Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pa.? Guts, for one thing. Keister, who earned her M.Ed. in applied education at Wilmington University in 2012 and is currently working on her Ed.D. also at WilmU performed the feat to raise awareness about alcohol and drug addiction […]

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