Luminary

‘Just Keep Chippin’ Away’

Go to the word “perseverance” in your dictionary. Is there a picture of Wendy Harris there? No? Well, maybe there should be. At last May’s Wilmington University commencement, Harris received

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Journey to Joy

Dr. Regina Allen-Sharpe says she’s in the “dream development” business. Learn how the assistant vice president of Student Affairs finds passion for work and life.

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A Lesson in Compassion

Dr. Sheila Sharbaugh's path to WilmU began in an unlikely place but led her to her position today as the University's AVP of Academic Affairs.

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‘Just Keep Chippin’ Away’

Go to the word “perseverance” in your dictionary. Is there a picture of Wendy Harris there? No? Well, maybe there should be. At last May’s Wilmington University commencement, Harris received a BS in Education Studies after an eight-year academic odyssey. Along the way, she overcame sickness, divorce, the challenges of technology, financial problems, and more […]

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Unraveling the Finance Knot

Allison Laurant is a financial coach with $tand By Me, a statewide financial empowerment program located in the Pratt Student Center at the New Castle campus. Her goal is to help students understand and manage their personal finances. After working with so many — she’s served 552 students since she came to WilmU in 2012 […]

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The Baseball Team’s Home Run

The Wilmington University baseball team took the field this year with a bigger purpose than just winning games. They were also out to “Strike Out Muscle Disease” all season long. That’s because of the newest member of the team. In March, 13-year-old Eddie Hazeldine was welcomed to the Wildcat family as he signed a Letter […]

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The Voice

By his own estimate, Adjunct Professor Kevin Pierce has sung the National Anthem more than a thousand times, including at nearly every Wilmington University commencement since 2004. “I’ve only missed two ceremonies,” says Pierce, who received a master of science degree in the administration of justice from WilmU in 2012. At every ceremony, he takes […]

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Fortifying a Fort

One of the most significant historical sites on the East Coast is being preserved thanks to a group led by Wilmington University Adjunct Dr. Gary Wray. Wray teaches social science and political science for the College of Arts and Sciences, and is also a published military historian. In 2003, he co-founded and continues to be […]

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