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Celebrating 50 Years with 50 Scholarships

Celebrating 50 Years with 50 Scholarships

WilmU celebrates golden anniversary with 50 ways to make undergrad and graduate degrees even more affordable WilmU will award 50 scholarships to 50 new students as yet another way to make their college degrees an affordable and attainable reality. The 50 new scholarships are for one full course (3 credits) and will make a difference […]

New Jersey Partnerships Continue to Grow

New Jersey Partnerships Continue to Grow

More opportunities abound for New Jersey residents to transfer seamlessly to Wilmington University after earning their associate degrees at community colleges throughout the state. This summer, the University partnered with Mercer County Community College to offer area residents more higher education options. The agreement enables students to earn bachelor’s degrees from Wilmington on MCCC’s James […]

INBRE: A Game Changer

INBRE: A Game Changer

Wilmington University is now an affiliate partner of IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence, better known as INBRE. The Delaware INBRE is a program dedicated to developing sustainable and impactful research opportunities for future scientists, and its partner institutions include the University of Delaware, Dela-ware State University, Delaware Technical Community College, Wesley College, Christiana Care […]

Working the Work-Integrated Program

Working the Work-Integrated Program

WilmU’s Environmental Science and Policy program was the right fit. Ray’s state benefits included some tuition reimbursement and she’s earning college credit on the job while learning more about HazMat procedures and policies. Marjorie Crofts, the Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances director for the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), was […]

Co-Op Program Targets Children with Asthma

Co-Op Program Targets Children with Asthma

The two Wilmington University Allied Health graduates are talking about their experience in a cooperative education program with the American Lung Association, arranged through the University’s College of Health Professions. Amy Lovenguth calls it “the best decision I made to help further my education.” Valeri Holbert says, “It really helped me work on my communications […]

On A Mission

On A Mission

Missionary work is a family affair with Dr. Lori Irelan, and that includes her Wilmington University family. Dr. Irelan, of the College of Health Professions and the regional chair of the Nurse Practitioner program at WilmU’s Dover and Georgetown campuses, left for a week-long mission this month to Santo Domingo, capital city of the Dominican […]

Heartfelt Thanks

Heartfelt Thanks

At the Delaware Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2018 Diversity Conference this past July, alumna Tamara Varella surprised Wilmington University President Dr. LaVerne Harmon with a special gift. “I wanted to thank Dr. Harmon for all she has done for students like me over the years,” says Varella. In 2008, Varella went back to […]

Distinguished Alumni List

Distinguished Alumni List

The Nominations Are In! In honor of Wilmington University’s 50th anniversary, the Alumni Association is excited to announce the names of those alumni nominated for its Distinguished Alumni Award. Congratulations to the following alums, and thanks to family members, friends and colleagues who Nominated them. Stay involved with your alumni association. Membership is free! As an alumna or alumnus of […]

Women’s Leadership Award Presented to Wilmington University President Dr. LaVerne T. Harmon

Women’s Leadership Award Presented to Wilmington University President Dr. LaVerne T. Harmon

Wilmington University President Dr. LaVerne T. Harmon was awarded the Women’s Leadership Award at the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce 28th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference. The yearly conference provides a forum for women at all levels in business to network, find resources and discover business and educational opportunities. Following morning workshops, the Keynote and […]