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Jacquelyn Blevins: A Fish Story, with Green Cats

Goldfish. Catfish. Tuna fish. The middle-schoolers sitting around Jacquelyn Blevins’s office were naming every kind of fish they could think of. Jacquelyn Blevins “It looked like they were having a lot of fun,” says Blevins, a software support technologist and pupil accounting coordinator for the Smyrna School District, as well as a two-time graduate of Wilmington University. “What they…
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Athletics Hall of Fame Inducts Dr. Robertson

Long-time Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR) Dr. Clinton Robertson, also assistant dean of the College of Business, was inducted into the Wilmington University Athletics Hall of Fame on April 15. Dr. Clint Robertson and his wife, Angie, at the Wilmington University…
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A Start-Up That Stands Out

Adjunct Mathews Chacko and his partners defied the odds while luring some big fish to their entrepreneurial enterprise. Mathews Chacko As one of “Shark Tank’s” resident savants, Mark Cuban routinely turns thumbs down on the intense, almost desperate sales pitches that…
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Masters of Education

How five students turned homework into WilmU’s newest graduate degree Masters of Education From left: Dr. Kathi Brown, Marietta Dantonio-Madsen, Dr. Bryan Steinberg,Heather Horowitz, Dr. Nina Buchanan, Dr. John Gray, Christina Asroff, Pamela McGee Learning by doing is key to any educational experience. For five doctoral candidates in Wilmington University’s College of Education, the learning…
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Oh, The Humanities!

Dr. Kate Cottle says you need soft skills for hard jobs Dr. Kate Cottle They’re called “soft skills,” and they go by various names, including writing, critical thinking, communication, empathy, self-awareness, emotional intelligence and more, depending on who’s…
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It Takes Two

Ashley Bond and Rich Godwin, the affable duo that has served WilmU for a combined 64 years, have greeted almost every student who entered the Wilson Graduate Center on a weeknight for the past 15 years. Rich Godwin (left) and Ashley Bond The idea that opposites attract has…
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Something New Every Day

For Yuliya Davidzenka, learning keeps the mind sharp. From left: Dr. Sallie Reissman, Yuliya Davidzenka, Sandy Bennett The only Wilmington University graduate in Las Vegas returned to the classroom last summer — virtually, this time — to start work on her Master of Science in Homeland Security. “I always try to learn new things, something new every day,” says Davidzenka, who earned a…
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Wilmington University Brandywine Building Renamed

On May 30, 2019, Wilmington University President Dr. LaVerne T. Harmon and the Board of Trustees announced that Wilmington University Brandywine was renamed the Jack P. Varsalona Hall. The dedication reflected Dr. Varsalona’s vision to build Wilmington University…
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Write On!

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of technical writers is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all other occupations. We got this! Karen Birk Somewhere, sometime, you will write a report or a business plan, or…
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The Compassionate Champion Award

Dr. Debra Berke and Dr. Rebecca Ghabour of the University’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Psychology Department received the Compassionate Champion Award in May for helping to develop Delaware as a trauma-informed state. Dr. Debra Berke and Dr. Rebecca Ghabour Dr. Debra Berke and Dr. Rebecca Ghabour of the University’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Psychology Department…
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