Academic Digest

Canvas is ‘easier to use, more dynamic’— with amazing apps

Canvas is ‘easier to use, more dynamic’— with amazing apps

Canvas, a new Learning Management System (LMS) that will make the process faster and simpler, will soon hit the scene. Going live this fall, Canvas is a cloud-based system designed specifically for educational institutions. It will replace Blackboard as the primary LMS, which has been in use at Wilmington University for the last 18 years. […]

Dr. Sebach’s Latest Achievement

Dr. Sebach’s Latest Achievement

Dr. Aaron Sebach, associate professor and chair of Wilmington University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program, is now a Fellow in Hospital Medicine (FHM), an achievement conferred by the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM). This prestigious honor is bestowed by the SHM following a rigorous peer review process and requires significant and sustained contributions to the field of hospital medicine. Fellows must demonstrate core […]

An Entrepreneurial Approach to Education

An Entrepreneurial Approach to Education

Wilmington University alumna Dr. Rebecca Corbin is now president and CEO of the National Association of Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE). Dr. Corbin, who earned an Ed.D. in Organizational Learning, Leadership and Innovation at WilmU in 2015, is also co-editor of a new NACCE book “Community Colleges as Incubators of Innovation: Unleashing Entrepreneurial Opportunities for Communities and Students.”  She says her studies […]

NASA News

NASA News

Dr. Milton Muldrow, the College of Arts & Sciences science chair, is now associate director of NASA’s Space Grant Consortium of Delaware. He assists in oversight of the consortium of higher learning institutions in the state and with grant proposal reviews. He also continues to work with state and federal representatives, having twice visited Capitol […]

Challenging Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow

Challenging Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow

Dr. John Sparco, director of Business Analytics and Marketing programs, served on an expert panel of judges at the world’s largest entrepreneurship competition for high school students. In the Diamond Challenge, students aged 14-18 from around the globe pitch their ideas. Dr. Sparco worked virtually to evaluate projects in Philadelphia, as well as various locations […]

Counselor of Year Pays Homage to WilmU

Counselor of Year Pays Homage to WilmU

Tammy Taylor, a counselor at South Dover Elementary School, is Delaware’s School Counselor of the Year. She started on her career path at Wilmington University, earning a B.S. in Behavioral Science in 2001. She continued her studies at WilmU, completing her master’s in Elementary and Secondary School Counseling in 2004. “Wilmington University was my top choice to complete my undergrad and […]

Excellence in Cyber Security

Excellence in Cyber Security

Expertise from Wilmington University plays a key role in supporting Delaware’s information security program and prepping the next generation of cyber professionals. Dr. Mark Hufe, WilmU’s director of Cyber Security Education and chair of Computer and Network Security, along with other members of the Delaware Council of the U.S. Cyber Challenge, were recognized for enabling […]

DNP Project Focuses on Mothers-to-be

DNP Project Focuses on Mothers-to-be

Most people benefit from a reminder when it comes to doing something that benefits their health. That includes pregnant women. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that pregnant women receive the whooping cough or pertussis vaccine, known as the Tdap vaccine, during the third trimester of each pregnancy in order to pass along immunity […]

New Course Offers Scientific Field Experience in Testing Water Quality

New Course Offers Scientific Field Experience in Testing Water Quality

The environmental science and policy program debuted a new course in the Fall 2018 semester, Research in Environmental Science. This course is taken by Environmental Science and Policy majors. Students are conducting publishable work on Brandywine Creek water quality, testing for endocrine disruptors as well as other general characteristics of water quality. The students are using […]

How Does Your Garden Grow? As WilmU’s MBA Students

How Does Your Garden Grow? As WilmU’s MBA Students

MBA students at Wilmington University helped an agricultural enterprise in the City of Wilmington to grow by providing an in-depth SWOT analysis to define a path to success. Toni Bush, adjunct faculty, led the effort to partner with the Vertical Farming initiative of Urban Acres Produce, a non-profit organization founded by the Community Development Corporation […]