News

Home Is Where the Team Is

WilmU softball reaches — and hosts — NCAA divisional playoffs For the fifth time in six years, Wilmington University’s softball team is part of the NCAA’s regional playoffs, but this

READ MORE
Home Is Where the Team Is

Home Is Where the Team Is

WilmU softball reaches — and hosts — NCAA divisional playoffs For the fifth time in six years, Wilmington University’s softball team is part of the NCAA’s regional playoffs, but this time the Wildcats are playing at home. WilmU is hosting the NCAA Division II’s East 2 Region softball playoff tournament, an event that’s bringing four […]

At WilmU, the “Average Student” is Far From Average

At WilmU, the “Average Student” is Far From Average

Wilmington University isn’t your average university. Our students aren’t so average, either. The “average WilmU student” is a Delaware resident over the age of 25, who works full- or part-time and completes a portion of his or her coursework online. It’s likely that they transferred some college credits to WilmU, in the form of a […]

E-books:  Distinguished and Discounted

E-books: Distinguished and Discounted

This academic year, the Philosophy and Arts Department of the College of Arts & Sciences worked with McGraw-Hill publishers, the WilmU bookstore, and the Information Technology Department to pilot a new program aimed at providing lower-cost textbooks for students. The program, called Inclusive Access, converts textbooks into digital content at less than half the cost […]

Leading Alumni with Gusto

Leading Alumni with Gusto

Dr. Frank Ingraham has worn many hats in his life. During a 44-year career with the DuPont Company, he worked in labor relations, human resources, Six Sigma/Lean project management, training and development, and community relations. Post-DuPont, he’s been a teacher and author. And in private life, he’s a husband, father and doting grandfather. But perhaps […]

2018 Criminal Justice Grad  Lands ‘Dream Job’ with Government

2018 Criminal Justice Grad Lands ‘Dream Job’ with Government

Living and working “inside the Beltway” — Washington, D.C. and environs — can be extremely stressful. Traffic congestion, the high cost of living, the daily ebb and flow of political controversy — all contribute to a high-pressure environment. But Farrell Moskow, a 2018 Wilmington University graduate, is thriving in our country’s capitol, working as an […]

Alums Become Trauma-Informed Champs

Alums Become Trauma-Informed Champs

The three Wilmington University alums didn’t know what to expect when they were invited to participate in Trauma-informed Approach (TIA) training last year. The three Wilmington University alums didn’t know what to expect when they were invited to participate in Trauma-informed Approach (TIA) training last year. But Cheri Pyne, social worker and case manager supervisor […]

A Second Chance for Ex-Offenders

A Second Chance for Ex-Offenders

Dr. Darrell Miller started his professional journey in financial and facilities management. But he discovered early on that the corporate life was just not fulfilling, and he felt a need to use his talents to help disadvantaged people. This sense of mission initially led him to serve children with special education needs. He then worked […]

Celebrating Brandywine

Celebrating Brandywine

On Tuesday, Jan. 8, a ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorated the official opening of Wilmington University’s Brandywine location. President Dr. LaVerne T. Harmon led the ceremony, acknowledging former President Dr. Jack Varsalona for his vision, as well as the Board of Trustees for their support. The President also thanked the many professionals and colleagues involved in the […]

Woman of Distinction Award Presented to Dr. LaVerne T. Harmon

Woman of Distinction Award Presented to Dr. LaVerne T. Harmon

The Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay honor the President for supporting future women leaders. (New Castle, Delaware) Wilmington University President Dr. LaVerne T. Harmon was honored with the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay’s Woman of Distinction Award at the 20th Woman of Distinction Celebration on March 28 at the Chase Center on the […]

WilmU Honors 2019 Graduates

WilmU Honors 2019 Graduates

More than 2,000 degrees awarded at three commencement ceremonies Wilmington University awarded 2,196 academic degrees in its Winter Commencement ceremonies at the Chase Center on the Riverfront on January 27th and 28th. The Class of 2019 includes graduates from 39 countries who range in age from 19 to 69 years old. At least 618 of […]