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The Chosen One

“I would fight for my liberty so long as my strength lasted, and if the time came for me to go, the Lord would let them take me.” – Harriet

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The Chosen One

The Chosen One

“I would fight for my liberty so long as my strength lasted, and if the time came for me to go, the Lord would let them take me.” – Harriet Tubman Powerful. Leader. Brave. All are words that come to mind when speaking of Harriet Tubman, one of the most well-known abolitionists in American history. […]

A Profile In Courage

A Profile In Courage

When WilmU student Amanda Potopchuk speaks to students as part of an Opiate Awareness program, she starts by telling them that no one wants to be a drug addict. Then she tells them how she became one.

Up From The Streets

Up From The Streets

Once homeless, this alumnus is now a top detective in the Philadelphia D.A.’s office. The subway. An abandoned car. The stairwell of a housing project building. In the summer, outside near Penn’s Landing. As a teenager, Claude Thomas slept in those places and many others. His mother’s death from breast and lung cancer in 1980 […]

Eyes On The Sky

Eyes On The Sky

Mark Twain’s observation that “everybody talks about the weather but nobody does anything about it” may be true for the vast majority of us, but it doesn’t apply to Sally Healy.

A Faculty Profile: Glenn Forte, Ed.D.

A Faculty Profile: Glenn Forte, Ed.D.

Renaissance man: a cultured person who is knowledgeable, educated or proficient in a wide range of fields.   This definition fits Dr. Glenn Forte, who, after serving in the Air Force, entered the seminary. He jokes that he made the mistake of choosing a seminary connected to a co-ed university and quickly decided that priestly […]

Artistic Dreams

Artistic Dreams

Take it from WilmU alumnus Richard Bergh: there’s no better place for an artist than The Meisner Acting Conservatory for the Southeast in Asheville, N.C.  Bergh, who received a degree in Marketing from Wilmington University three years ago, began training at the prestigious acting school last December and recently became its administrative manager. He says […]

General Assembly Passes Senate Bill 199

General Assembly Passes Senate Bill 199

Oh no, not another education-related legislative mandate!  Well, yes. It was passed by the General Assembly in the early morning hours on the last day of this year’s regular session and immediately signed by  Delaware Gov. Jack Markell. However, this one contains some good news. SB 199 changes the rules for licensing of educators in […]

Attention, Entrepreneurs!

Attention, Entrepreneurs!

Want to run your own business? Well, now there’s a club for you right here at Wilmington University. The Wilmington University CEO (Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization) was officially formed in December of last year by Dr. Dan Young, an assistant professor in the College of Business, and Andy Hartnett, who was assistant chair of the University’s […]

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