Luminary

Leading Alumni with Gusto

Dr. Frank Ingraham has worn many hats in his life. During a 44-year career with the DuPont Company, he worked in labor relations, human resources, Six Sigma/Lean project management, training

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Wendy Harris

‘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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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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A Captain Earns His Stripes

The U. S. Air Force has three core values: Integrity first; service before self; and excellence in all we do. Wilmington University graduate Captain Michael Rajchel demonstrated those values when he completed his doctoral dissertation while stationed in Baghdad, Iraq. Rajchel made a commitment to himself and his family to obtain his doctoral degree no […]

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The Million-Dollar Grant

When Dr. Jennifer E. Dale of Maryland’s Worcester County Public Schools started coursework for her Ed.D. at WilmU, she knew her research would be personally meaningful. What she didn’t know was its monetary value. Now, her work colleagues have a million reasons to thank her. The Maryland State Department of Education announced in 2014 that […]

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The Write Stuff

Dr. Joseph L. Crossen, the College of Education’s chair of doctoral educational leadership program, was one of just 10 Delaware writers to win a competition that enabled him to participate in the Prose Section of the 2014 Cape Henlopen Poetry and Prose Writers Retreat. Sponsored by the Delaware Division of the Arts, the retreat offered […]

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Over the Edge

What possessed Courtney Keister to rappel down the facade of the Westin Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pa.? Guts, for one thing. Keister, who earned her M.Ed. in applied education at Wilmington University in 2012 and is currently working on her Ed.D. also at WilmU performed the feat to raise awareness about alcohol and drug addiction […]

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