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One Singular Sensation

A Dual-Credit Certificate can go a long way. Just ask this singer/dancer/director/recruiter/social activist and mentor. When he first arrived in New York City on August 1, 1989, Chris Davis admits, “I was as green as I could be.” Having shaken the dust of his hometown, Lake Charles, Louisiana, Davis was a young man determined to become a professional dancer. While the odds against him were…
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Educating the Educators

WilmU’s Center for Teaching Excellence is building a better classroom, starting at the front. From left: Dr. Terri G. Trent, Tara Fridley, Dr. Nancy Doody, Dr. C. Joshua Simpson, Taquana Woodards, Dr. Adrienne Bey, Patti Winter Teachers have to learn how to teach. If they…
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DNP Candidate Helps Patients at Liberia Clinic

Sigrid Marfo, a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) candidate, is already a 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. Liberia’s President George…
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CAS Professor Presents at International Conference

Technology is always evolving and every day sees the release of new websites, apps and tools, many of which are not reliable. The same is true in the field of English Language Learning. Many resources for English as a second or foreign language (ESL/EFL) make promises that don’t deliver. For ESL/EFL instructors, the constant change in technology and resources combined with the vast range of…
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More than a Title — or Titles: Dr. Aaron Sebach

A supportive partner, a color-coded calendar, and a flexible schedule allow Dr. Aaron Sebach to put as much passion into his practice as his teaching. And WilmU’s nursing practitioner students reap the rewards. Dr. Aaron Sebach is chair of the Doctor of Nursing Practice…
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A New Dream for this Retired Pitcher

Growing up, Sam Kmiec nurtured a dream not uncommon to boys throughout America: to play Major League Baseball. But unlike most aspiring big leaguers, young Sam showed the potential to actually make that dream come true. Encouraged and tutored by his father, Kmiec…
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WilmU students bring the ice to Delaware Children’s Theatre’s ‘Frozen Jr.’

With a wave of her hand, Elsa of Arendelle created ice crystals and ice castles that climbed the walls of the Delaware Children’s Theatre during its recent production of “Frozen Jr.” She had a little help from two Wilmington University College of Technology students, who harnessed technology and timing to give Elsa her powers. As part of a Fall 2019 Visual Effects course, students Steven…
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The CJI’s True Crime Lecture Series

Last month, Wilmington University’s Criminal Justice Institute launched its True Crime Lecture Series. CJI directors Dr. Ray Carr and Scott Duffey lined up internationally recognized FBI profilers, undercover agents and investigators who handled some of the most notorious…
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Shekinah Reynolds: Crowning Achievements

It was back in 2007 when Shekinah “Kye” Reynolds first realized that beauty contests were about more than physical beauty. Reynolds was named Miss Delaware North America, a competition that was based on how well contestants had executed a community-related platform.
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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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