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Academic Digest

Academic Digest

WilmU Scores with Esports

The game’s afoot at Wilmington University with the launch of esports, a form of college sports competition using video games. Esport athletes compete as teams or as individuals. WilmU is a trailblazer in college competition, joining schools such as the University of Delaware and Drexel University in the sport. So far, more than 40 students are on…

Magazine

Magazine

Excellence — Regardless of Modality

Dr. Lucia Nemeth was recently named Wilmington University’s director of Educational Effectiveness and is working with a dedicated team to ensure that students receive a high-quality learning experience as online learning enrollment grows and expands. “Wilmington University is a proven leader in distance learning,” says Dr. Nemeth. “The…

Alumni

Alumni News

Alumni Spotlight: Col. Melissa A. Zebley, Delaware State Police Superintendent

Colonel Melissa A. Zebley, was appointed by Governor John Carney as the new Superintendent of the Delaware State Police (DSP) on July 9, 2020. She is the 26th superintendent of the law enforcement agency, and the first woman to be appointed to the position since its founding in 1923. She took command of the agency on July 13. Zebley was appointed…

Partners

Partners

New Coalition Launches to Boost Economic Mobility for America’s Displaced Frontline Workforce

The SkillUp Coalition brings together leading training and education providers, employers, technology companies, job readiness nonprofits, and philanthropies to upskill workers into in-demand jobs at scale. American workers who have been laid off or furloughed in the wake of COVID-19 have a new resource to access training and employment…

Sports

Sports

Wildcats Have Made Their Mark In Division II

It’s been 15 years since Wilmington University sports transitioned from NAIA to the more competitive NCAA Division II status, and the numbers indicate the move has been successful. Back in 2004, the University fielded teams in nine sports: baseball, softball, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer…

Events

EventsMagazine

The 50th Anniversary Grand Finale

A pictorial of art in action: A work that represents WilmU’s past, present and future After a  year of celebrating Wilmington University’s 50th anniversary, there needed to be a grand finale — a way to symbolize the vibrancy of our students, faculty and staff, and to honor employees who have passed. It would be a work of art reflective of…

Life@WilmU

Life@WilmU

WilmU's Promise Grants: A Helping Hand When the Classroom is Calling

In elementary school classrooms, racially and ethnically diverse student populations benefit from diversity among their teachers. In most school districts, however, teacher diversity is in short supply. A new scholarship opportunity developed by Wilmington University’s College of Education seeks to change the face of teaching, starting with…