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Career-focused, flexible, affordable and unparalleled – WilmU works!

Career-focused, flexible, affordable and unparalleled – WilmU works!

WilmU Works For Working Adults From the stage at Wilmington University’s January 2019 commencement ceremonies, Annette Berry surveyed the audience of her fellow graduates and smiled. “As a mother, military wife, U.S. Navy reservist, full-time employee and volunteer recreational cheerleading coach, time was not on my side in my pursuit of higher learning,” she said. […]

Wilmington University Joins Walmart’s Live Better U College Tuition Program

Wilmington University Joins Walmart’s Live Better U College Tuition Program

Wilmington University (WilmU) has been selected to participate in Walmart’s Live Better U education benefit program, as part of an expansion announced this week at the retailer’s shareholders meeting in Bentonville, Arkansas. Through the university’s partnership with Guild Education, who works with Walmart to administer the program, WilmU will be one of the select schools […]

Home Is Where the Team Is

Home Is Where the Team Is

WilmU softball reaches — and hosts — NCAA divisional playoffs For the fifth time in six years, Wilmington University’s softball team is part of the NCAA’s regional playoffs, but this time the Wildcats are playing at home. WilmU is hosting the NCAA Division II’s East 2 Region softball playoff tournament, an event that’s bringing four […]

Dr. LaVerne T. Harmon Honored as a Great Dames Icon

All-Star Lineup Introduced Honorees at Nonprofit’s 10th Anniversary Bash (New Castle, Delaware) – Wilmington University President Dr. LaVerne T. Harmon, as well as Bebe Coker and Anna Welsh, were recent recipients of the first Great Dames Icon Awards. Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki, Delaware State University Provost Dr. Tony Allen, and entrepreneur Jen Groover introduced the […]

At WilmU, the “Average Student” is Far From Average

At WilmU, the “Average Student” is Far From Average

Wilmington University isn’t your average university. Our students aren’t so average, either. The “average WilmU student” is a Delaware resident over the age of 25, who works full- or part-time and completes a portion of his or her coursework online. It’s likely that they transferred some college credits to WilmU, in the form of a […]

E-books:  Distinguished and Discounted

E-books: Distinguished and Discounted

This academic year, the Philosophy and Arts Department of the College of Arts & Sciences worked with McGraw-Hill publishers, the WilmU bookstore, and the Information Technology Department to pilot a new program aimed at providing lower-cost textbooks for students. The program, called Inclusive Access, converts textbooks into digital content at less than half the cost […]

Leading Alumni with Gusto

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 and development, and community relations. Post-DuPont, he’s been a teacher and author. And in private life, he’s a husband, father and doting grandfather. But perhaps […]

2018 Criminal Justice Grad  Lands ‘Dream Job’ with Government

2018 Criminal Justice Grad Lands ‘Dream Job’ with Government

Living and working “inside the Beltway” — Washington, D.C. and environs — can be extremely stressful. Traffic congestion, the high cost of living, the daily ebb and flow of political controversy — all contribute to a high-pressure environment. But Farrell Moskow, a 2018 Wilmington University graduate, is thriving in our country’s capitol, working as an […]

Alums Become Trauma-Informed Champs

Alums Become Trauma-Informed Champs

The three Wilmington University alums didn’t know what to expect when they were invited to participate in Trauma-informed Approach (TIA) training last year. The three Wilmington University alums didn’t know what to expect when they were invited to participate in Trauma-informed Approach (TIA) training last year. But Cheri Pyne, social worker and case manager supervisor […]

A Second Chance for Ex-Offenders

A Second Chance for Ex-Offenders

Dr. Darrell Miller started his professional journey in financial and facilities management. But he discovered early on that the corporate life was just not fulfilling, and he felt a need to use his talents to help disadvantaged people. This sense of mission initially led him to serve children with special education needs. He then worked […]