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How Sweet It Is

Sweet Somethings Dessert Shoppe managers Tiffany and Candace Ewald enjoy the sweeter side of life. Both earned their bachelor’s degrees in business management at Wilmington University — Candace in 2009 and Tiffany in 2012 — and their education enabled them to qualify and quantify the importance of glorious confections. The shop has accrued numerous awards […]

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The Call to Write

Dr. Cecilia B. Dennery, ‘12, has been giving back to the community in more ways than one. After earning her Ed.D. from Wilmington University’s College of Education, she founded the Doctrine101 School of Ministry, adding that her dissertation research was pivotal in establishing the school. Prior to coming to WilmU, she had felt the call […]

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A Victory Earned

  With two Wilmington University diplomas under her belt and a new law degree from Widener University of School of Law, Caren Sydnor has much to celebrate. Not only has she received academic honors throughout her academic career, but she’s also an intern with the Delaware Department of Justice’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. The future […]

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‘Daly’ Rituals

Jack Daly cultivated an entrepreneurial spirit at a young age. When he was 7, he started his first business, making potholders with fabric loops on a metal loom. “I saw little girls selling them to my mom,” he says, “and I thought, ‘I could do that while watching TV.’” In short order, he “owned the […]

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Winter 2015 News & Notes

Stay involved with you alumni association. Membership is free. As an alumna or alumnus of Wilmington University, you are in a position to understand its educational mission, needs and goals. Get involved. Become an active member of your local chapter. Find out about Wilmington University Alumni Association events and meetings here.

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‘Y’ It Matters

Dr. Eileen Donnelly, assistant vice president of technology and dean of the College of Online and Experiential Learning, is president of the YWCA Delaware’s board of directors. “The board plays a significant role in the overall leadership and operation of the YWCA,” says Donnelly, adding that she participated in the national search for the nonprofit’s […]

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Exponential Growth

The Master of Science program in Information Systems Technologies is designed to meet the workplace needs of professional employees who have advanced knowledge of information systems management. And it’s booming. The program has experienced a rapid and significant increase in enrollment, and has more than more doubled in size. More accurately, the College of Technology is […]

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Cyber Excellence

Tales of hackers, cyber attacks and high-profile security breaches are now commonplace. Given security breaches at mega companies like Target, Home Depot and JPMorgan Chase, the public does not have to be reminded of the importance of cyber security. That explains the relevancy of Wilmington University’s commitment to cyber security education. The National Security Agency (NSA) […]

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Justice for Juveniles

Dr. Christopher R. Spriggs, who graduated in January from WilmU’s DBA program, was gaining attention from The White House even before he finished his dissertation. His rigorous coursework afforded him the skills necessary to contribute significantly to his field. Spriggs, who has worked in the juvenile services field for more than 20 years, is the […]

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