WU Alumni

Alderman Kelly Pettyjohn: Distinguished Alumni Award Winner

Alderman Kelly Pettyjohn: Distinguished Alumni Award Winner

Alderman Pettyjohn has been selected from numerous nominees as the recipient of the first Distinguished Alumni Award, presented by the Wilmington University Alumni Association. Alderman and alumna Kelly Pettyjohn uses her background, work experience and education to lead with compassion and make a positive impact in her community. And she does that in Court 35 […]

Dr. Lemar White:  A Champion for Diversity

Dr. Lemar White: A Champion for Diversity

Dr. White joined forces with another WilmU alum, Andrea Singleton, to create the Proud Professionals Network. The mission of the organization is to provide professional development for LGBTQ and allies, along with business and social networking opportunities for members. Diversity shows itself in many ways: race, sexuality, culture, values, religion, gender and a multitude of […]

The Making of a Leader: Chuck Baldwin

The Making of a Leader: Chuck Baldwin

This alumnus learned the value of education in the Navy, then co-founded the Delaware Military Academy.  There’s nothing like love to make you understand the value of education. That’s the lesson Chuck Baldwin took away from courting his wife — one of many lessons gleaned from a life that brought him success in the Navy, […]

The Educator: Margie Lopez-Waite

The Educator: Margie Lopez-Waite

This alumna is Head of School at Las Américas ASPIRA Academy. “As long as I’m head of this school, there will be a dress code.” Margie Lopez-Waite’s naturally cheerful mien hardens a touch when she speaks those words. Her stance on uniforms evolved from painful childhood experiences that she shares with new students at Las […]