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Bringing New Faces and Diversity to Nurse Anesthesia

Wallena Gould found her calling in a class assignment. While studying toward a master’s degree in Nurse Anesthesia, she put together a poster presentation that demonstrated the lack of diversity in the field. The findings were hardly surprising: she’d worked her way up from OR nurse to certified registered nurse anesthetist without meeting any other CRNAs of color. The fact that no one else…
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12 WilmU Alumni Among Top 20 Teachers

The State of Delaware has honored 20 District Teachers of the Year, 12 of whom earned degrees at Wilmington University. Each received $2,000 at an award ceremony on Oct. 15 at Dover Downs, where they were congratulated by Governor John Carney, Senator Tom Carper and state…
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Alums Coach Delaware Schools to Baseball and Soccer Titles

June was a big month for two Wilmington University alumni as they helped coach their Delaware high school teams to state championships in baseball and girls soccer. Lance Berry At Appoquinimink High in Middletown, first-year Head Coach Mike Torres (Sports Management, ‘16, MSM, ‘19) guided the baseball team to an undefeated (22-0) season on their way to the state title. Appo defeated Caravel…
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Dr. Carol Birnbohm: Homegrown Leader

Carol Birnbohm first displayed her innate leadership abilities on Memorial Day, 1988, on a softball field in Marlton, New Jersey — although she didn’t realize it at the time. Now Dr. Carol Birnbohm, she is superintendent of schools in the Lenape Regional High School…
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Dr. Courtney Stewart: Serving Delaware

Alumna Dr. Courtney Stewart’s list of titles is long and continues to grow. Dr. Courtney Stewart Right now, those titles include wife, mother, fitness instructor, adjunct instructor at WilmU, volunteer and deputy secretary for the Delaware Department of State. This proud…
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Ronnie Wuest: Transforming Lives through Jiu-Jitsu

Ronnie Wuest has one business goal: Ronnie Wuest To provide the best possible self-defense education to his students in order to build their confidence for life. It’s that type of singular commitment that not only helped grow his business, Delaware Self Defense Academy, from 10 to almost 700 students, but also compelled one of his students, Wendy Rios, to nominate Wuest as a distinguished…
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Cleaning Up In The Brewing Business

Look out, Anheuser-Busch. This WilmU alumnus is hopping. Story by Bob Yearick Photos by Susan L. Gregg Neil Shea In the first two decades of the 21st century, craft beer has evolved from a trendy cottage industry to a phenomenon that has carved out a significant niche in the…
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Leading Alumni with Gusto

Dr. Frank Ingraham has worn many hats in his life. Dr. Frank Ingraham 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…
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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 analyst for the U.S. government.
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