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The Doctor of Nursing Program

Wilmington University celebrated the graduation of the College of Health Professions’ first Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) cohort during the May 2015 commencement. The 14 advanced practice nurses who were awarded the degree were Drs. JoAnn Baker, Lisa Bayles, Susan Davis, Michele Emery, Althea Foreman, Paula Goodman, Lori Grant, Stacey Graves, Rosemay Herrmann, Tracy Lamb, […]

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A Military Focus

The Military/Veteran Student Organization (MVSO) provides the resources, support and advocacy needed for military students to succeed. When military servicemen and women make the transition to civilian life, the going can be tough, particularly when they become students. Many staffers at Wilmington University are dedicated to making those transitions manageable, but one group excels. The […]

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Do You Have Experience?

The College of Online and Experiential Learning (COEL) rewarded experiential credits to Dawn Mosley, ’15, andCraig D’Angelo, ’17. Like many students who’ve earned credits for work experiences, both are thriving. Mosley is a filmmaker who owns IAM Film Works. She wanted to return to college, but balancing duties as a single mother and nonprofit executive director […]

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The Yearlong Clinical Residency

Wilmington University’s College of Education has partnered with the state of Delaware to establish a new program that affords students valuable experiences via a yearlong clinical teacher residency. The program pairs a cohort of 12 students with qualified mentors who offer comprehensive training and preparation that includes direct instruction and practice in methods of instruction […]

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Human Trafficking

We hear the phrase “human trafficking” often. But what does it mean? According to the U.S. Department of Justice, human trafficking crimes focus on the act of compelling or coercing a person’s labor, services or commercial sex acts. But recognizing a victim is another story. Officials at the New Jersey Human Trafficking Task Force advise […]

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That’s What We Do

It all looked very promising. U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Matthew A. Wilson was selected to commission as a second lieutenant in the Air Force Medical Service Corps (the military equivalent of a hospital administrator). It’s a position of great honor and responsibility. When applying for the post, Wilson opted to utilize his MBA in […]

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Opening the Gates

Tens of millions of middle school students worldwide were involved in the global initiative called Hour of Code, a 60-minute introduction to computer science designed to demystify code (technical language used in computing). One Delaware class was selected to meet a major technology star via Skype, thanks to the efforts of Sarah Cuje, a WilmU […]

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Virtual Uganda

There are 13 students at Stawa University in Kampala, Uganda, who are benefitting from Dr. Sharon Yoder’s extensive teaching experience. Yoder, an associate professor for WilmU’s College of Arts and Sciences, teaches the Ugandan students via Skype. Once a week, she logs on at 8:30 a.m. (4:30 p.m. Uganda time), and conducts two-hour classes. It’s […]

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An Undergrad’s TV Premier

Imagine spending a month in a jungle swarming with bugs and monkeys. WilmU undergraduate student Danielle Beauchemin can tell you all about it. She was face-to-face with the creepy crawlies while shooting an episode for The Discovery Channel’s “Naked and Afraid.” The hit show features a pair of strangers in extreme environments left to fend […]

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Erasing the Stigma

The concepts of reducing stigma and raising awareness of mental illness brought together students and instructors of two Wilmington University undergraduate classes and the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Delaware (NAMI). Dr. Debra Berke’s Families and Crisis class (PSY 453) joined with Julie Burns’ digital publishing class (DSN 121) to design two brochures for […]

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