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 […]
There’s something about Katie Burke, assistant to the vice president of External and International Affairs. Maybe it’s her indomitable work ethic, or her unbreakable spirit, or her inability to say no to anyone who needs help.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]