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The Middle States Commission on Higher Education Reaffirms Accreditation of Wilmington University with Stellar Results

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) has officially reaffirmed Wilmington University’s accreditation. All seven standards were met with no requirements and no recommendations. “This achievement reflects the hard work and dedication of our faculty and staff,” says Wilmington University President Dr. LaVerne Harmon. “We…



Official Groundbreaking Ceremony at Wilmington University’s Brandywine Location

Commemorating a milestone with the ceremonial dig. From left: Judge Joseph Farnan Jr., Wilmington University Board Chairman; Dr. LaVerne Harmon, Wilmington University President; Phillip Closius, Law School Dean; Mark Hutton, Regional President, Delaware, M&T Bank At a groundbreaking event on Jan. 25, 2024, Wilmington University officials…



Wilmington University Graduate Dr. James Thomas Honored as 2024 Vista Millennial Superstar

Wilmington University alumnus Dr. James Thomas was recognized as a Vista Millennial Superstar at an awards reception and celebration for the entire 2024 Class of VISTA Millennial Superstars on May 9 at the Penn State Great Valley campus in Malvern, PA. The awards are given annually by Vista.Today to millennials who have made significant…



Wilmington University Awards Scholarships to Three Winners of Delaware Educators Rising Competition

WilmU marks 10 years as primary sponsor of Delaware Educators Rising Conference The Delaware Educators Rising conference for middle school, high school and college students returned this year from March 7 through 8 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Wilmington, Delaware. L to R: Ashley Wilson, CoELA Teacher Prep; Dr. Michael Curry, Teacher Prep; Lara…



Title Defended! WilmU Cheer Earns 10th UCA National Championship

In February, the Wilmington University Cheerleading team successfully defended its Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) College Open Small Coed National Championship, making it 10 titles since 2012. The Wildcats won eight consecutive Open Small Coed (formerly Division II Small Coed) titles from 2012 to 2019 and have now won back-to-back titles.



WilmU Law Students Celebrate First-Year Successes 

Completing the first year of law school calls for a celebration, and that accomplishment feels even sweeter for Wilmington University School of Law’s inaugural class. To mark the occasion, students organized WilmU’s first Barristers Ball, an end-of-year tradition at law schools around the country. “For future generations to…



Wilmington University President Dr. LaVerne Harmon Offers Keynote Address at New Castle Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner

Wilmington University President Dr. LaVerne Harmon offered an inspirational keynote address at the New Castle Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner on May 6, 2024, at the Chase Center on the Riverfront. Her remarks concluded an enjoyable evening that brought together corporate and nonprofit leaders, employees, and policymakers. Dr. Harmon began by…