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New Pathways in Education Leadership

Candidates for an Ed.D. in Education Leadership now have three new pathways to the doctorate: Teacher Leadership, Building Level Leadership, and District Level Leadership. The new program is modeled after an approach derived from the work of the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate, whose principles sprang from a shared-knowledge network involving 100 graduate schools of education in the…
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Workshops focus on cybersecurity

The College of Technology, IT and Human Resources are collaborating to offer cybersecurity lunch-and-learn workshops. Adjunct Professor Paul Graefe developed and taught the workshop to more than 25 faculty and staff in October. In his presentation, Graefe explained the…
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Serving the Community Through Prevention Science

At Wilmington University’s new Center for Prevention Science, a multidisciplinary team provides expertise in criminal justice, education, health care, human services and mental health to public and private organizations. It’s a unique opportunity for students to serve…
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Former Gaming Executive Joins College of Business

Dr. Shawn K. McCloud, the new assistant chair of Graduate Studies at the College of Business, brings more than 25 years of experience in the gaming industry. He earned a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree at Wilmington University, where his dissertation reflected his professional experience, titled, Exploring attitudes toward casino gambling and visitation: Perspectives of…
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DNP Candidate Helps Patients at Liberia Clinic

Sigrid Marfo, a DNP candidate, is already a dedicated and successful certified registered nurse-anesthetist who shared her skills helping patients in a clinic in Liberia —and also met the president of the West Africa nation. “She is interested in improving health…
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First Chance Delaware: It’s About the Children

Faculty from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences are playing a key role in First Chance Delaware, an initiative by Tracey Quillen Carney, the First State’s first lady, to help children. Dr. Debra Berke (L) and Dr. Rebecca Ghabour Drs. Rebecca Ghabour and Debra Berke were invited to Woodburn, the governor’s mansion in Dover, to share insights and ideas with representatives from…
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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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A Magical Meeting with Disney Graphic Design Students

A get-together in Florida was a magical experience for a Wilmington University professor and Disney employees who are studying online at WilmU. Susan L. Gregg, chair of Digital Media, Graphic Design, Photography, and Web Design, was in Orlando in September for a conference for Epsilon Pi Tau, the leading international honor society for technology, where she serves on the board. “I couldn’t go…
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