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Woman of Distinction Award Presented to Dr. LaVerne T. Harmon

Woman of Distinction Award Presented to Dr. LaVerne T. Harmon

The Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay honor the President for supporting future women leaders. (New Castle, Delaware) Wilmington University President Dr. LaVerne T. Harmon was honored with the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay’s Woman of Distinction Award at the 20th Woman of Distinction Celebration on March 28 at the Chase Center on the […]

WilmU Honors 2019 Graduates

WilmU Honors 2019 Graduates

More than 2,000 degrees awarded at three commencement ceremonies Wilmington University awarded 2,196 academic degrees in its Winter Commencement ceremonies at the Chase Center on the Riverfront on January 27th and 28th. The Class of 2019 includes graduates from 39 countries who range in age from 19 to 69 years old. At least 618 of […]

Delcastle Tennis Center Opens New Six-Court Indoor Facility

Delcastle Tennis Center Opens New Six-Court Indoor Facility

Six newly renovated outdoor courts will ultimately complete the Lady Wildcat tennis team’s “home court.”   Delcastle Tennis Center, home of the Wilmington University women’s tennis team, has undergone a major “facelift” this off-season. The newly opened Delcastle Indoor Tennis facility has 6 new courts, a conference room and a full reception area. When fully […]

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 […]