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Picture This: A new graduate’s visual journey

Picture This: A new graduate’s visual journey

Nadia Gross earned her Bachelor of Science in Media Design with a concentration in Photography, so she understands the power of a photo to capture a moment.   In the one taken as she crossed the stage at WilmU’s May 2019 commencement ceremonies, “my jaw was dropped. I had this gasp, this look of shock, […]

Putting It All Together

Putting It All Together

For WilmU’s transfer students, a degree is greater than the sum of its parts. You can’t really describe an incoming class at Wilmington University as new students. Every year, most of the newest students to arrive at WilmU aren’t new to college classrooms or coursework at all, and they’re not starting their studies from square […]

Revealing the Code

Revealing the Code

MBA students introduce schoolchildren to tech basics If you want technology that works for you, you need to understand how that technology works. Jonathan Adly believes that tech knowledge is fast becoming as important as reading and writing, and it’s driven him and a classmate in WilmU’s Master of Business Administration program to create Coderrific […]

A Passion for Prior Learning

A Passion for Prior Learning

WilmU Prior Learning Specialist Vincenzo (Vin) Favoroso recently co-led a PLAN (Prior Learning Assessment Network) webinar titled Examining variables that impact adult student persistence. It focused mainly on how the prior learning assessment (PLA) fits into contemporary education systems and why having one as an option — in any capacity at a college or university — can  […]

Alum’s Art Becomes Mobile Message

Alum’s Art Becomes Mobile Message

As chair of Wilmington University’s Media Design Programs in the College of Technology, Associate Professor Susan L. Gregg often fields requests for student artwork. Such was the case when Dr. Johanna Bishop, director of Behavioral Science Programs in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, contacted her last spring. Dr. Bishop was preparing to host […]

Dr. Richard Johnson:  Employing a No-Nonsense Attitude

Dr. Richard Johnson: Employing a No-Nonsense Attitude

In 1988, Richard Johnson received both his bachelor’s degree from Norfolk State University and his second lieutenant’s gold bar from the Army. By that time he had already served eight years of active duty as a helicopter weapons repairman. When he transitioned from enlisted man to officer that year, Johnson says, “I was pretty much […]

A Teacher’s Reflection

A Teacher’s Reflection

I’m nearing the end of what has been a wonderful, life-affirming teaching career. I don’t know what the future will hold. The mystery of it all has made me more reflective, prompting me to look back on my career and wonder how I served my students: Did I inspire them? Was I able to make […]

A Champion for International Students

A Champion for International Students

Esra Surmen knows a thing or two about volunteerism — likely the reason she earned Wilmington University’s 2019 Trustees Award for Service. Originally from Turkey, she devotes many hours to her Turkish and Wilmington University communities by mentoring and teaching English to children, serving as a translator at a local community center, planning cultural events, […]

Chipotle Debuts Debt-Free Degrees for all Employees

Chipotle Debuts Debt-Free Degrees for all Employees

This press release was first released by Chipotle on October 15, 2019. Chipotle becomes first in fast-casual industry to significantly expand education benefits NEWPORT BEACH, CA, October 15, 2019 / — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG), known for its best-in-class benefits, announced that it will provide the opportunity for all eligible employees, including crew members, […]