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Cultivating an Inclusive Culture

Wilmington University joined forces recently with the Proud Professionals Network (PPN) to offer the 2018 Leadership and Diversity Academy, a three-part training series centered on inclusion, management and LGBTQ issues.

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Cultivating an Inclusive Culture

Cultivating an Inclusive Culture

Wilmington University joined forces recently with the Proud Professionals Network (PPN) to offer the 2018 Leadership and Diversity Academy, a three-part training series centered on inclusion, management and LGBTQ issues. The curriculum, offered at a low cost to anyone interested in enhancing his or her knowledge of diversity issues within the workplace, allowed for an […]

Wildcat Athletes Take Their Games to Europe

Wildcat Athletes Take Their Games to Europe

Two former Wildcat athletes are pursuing their sports in Europe on the professional level after record-setting careers at the University. Amelia Simmons, class of 2010, the only basketball All-American (Division II) in WilmU’s history, has played in Germany, Greece and Malta in the past six years. Now a resident of Msida, Malta, Simmons was picked […]

Athletics Hall of Fame Inducts Dr. Robertson

Athletics Hall of Fame Inducts Dr. Robertson

Long-time Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR) Dr. Clinton Robertson, also assistant dean of the College of Business, was inducted into the Wilmington University Athletics Hall of Fame on April 15. The University’s first FAR, Dr. Robertson was instrumental in guiding the Athletics Department through the transition from NAIA to NCAA Division II membership. Since the 2004-05 […]

A Champion in the Dugout

A Champion in the Dugout

Here’s a question to ponder as the Wilmington University baseball team’s 2019 season gets into full swing: Is Mike Smith’s presence in the Wildcat dugout more beneficial to him or to the team? Call it even. A WilmU student, Smith is afflicted with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. DMD is a genetic disease that causes muscle degeneration […]

Lacrosse: Ex-Sailor Brings Real-World Experience

Lacrosse: Ex-Sailor Brings Real-World Experience

Not surprisingly, Stephen Strosser peppers his speech with “yes, sirs” and “no, sirs,” a habit formed while serving four years in the Navy. Discharged last August, he’s now pursuing his Ed.D. in Organizational Learning, Leadership and Innovation at Wilmington University and preparing for his first season on the lacrosse team. A confluence of circumstances brought […]

Softball’s California Pipeline Brings Native American  to WilmU

Softball’s California Pipeline Brings Native American to WilmU

Alyssa Velasquez, shortstop on the Wilmington University softball team, hails from California. Which, believe it or not, is not at all unusual. Coach Mike Shehorn has created a California pipeline, and eight members of the 2018 squad list the Golden State as home. What makes Velasquez unique is her heritage: She is the only Native […]

Coach Named for New  Men’s, Women’s Outdoor  Track and Field

Coach Named for New Men’s, Women’s Outdoor Track and Field

Track and field will become the 11th men’s sport and 12th women’s sport at WilmU to compete in the NCAA Division II Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference. Christian Stamm, a successful high school coach, will seek to duplicate that success at the collegiate level as he takes over the newly-minted Wilmington University men’s and women’s outdoor […]