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DAWN’S 2022 Leadership Award Presented to Wilmington University Vice President Dr. Tina Barksdale

DAWN’S 2022 Leadership Award Presented to Wilmington University Vice President Dr. Tina Barskdale WilmU’s Gabrielle “Gigi” Gaul also honored as a 2022 DAWN Rising Star Dr. Tina Barksdale, Wilmington University’s Vice President of Student Affairs, Alumni Relations and Development, has earned the 2022 DAWN Leadership Award. Additionally, WilmU’s Professional and Continuing Education…
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Adjunct Faculty Member Honored for Library Initiative

Tom Gavin, lead adjunct faculty member for the Applied Technology in Education degree program, has been honored with the Delaware Association of School Librarians 2022 Outstanding Administrator Award for Excellence. Gavin earned the award for creating a strong partnership between the Colonial School District and Delaware public libraries. Colonial was brought into the Delaware Library Consortium…
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Experts in Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security

Over the past 50 years, weather-related disasters have increased fivefold, according to the World Meteorological Association. A new concentration in the Master of Homeland Security Program provides the emergency management training and education needed to plan for and…
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Cybersecurity Grad on Road to Success

Mary Antwi Only a few years ago, Mary Antwi was a certified nursing assistant and a single mother, working two jobs to support her young family. Her quest for a well-paying career led her to Wilmington University, where a student-friendly focus on flexibility allowed to keep…
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Hands-On Experience in Health Care

Hummu Saydee, a senior in the Health Sciences Program, is getting hands-on experience this summer as a paid intern for ChristianaCare Health System, learning about leading-edge approaches while building on her previous work experience in health care. Saydee is a certified nursing assistant who has worked with elderly patients in their homes and in long-term care facilities. At ChristianaCare…
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Career Ready in Sport Management

Students who recently earned advanced degrees in Sport Management are living the dream, with 90% of grads landing jobs in the highly specialized industry. Positions filled by WilmU alums include athletic director for Carroll Community College; event supervisor at the Wells…
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Honor Student Overcomes Disabilities to Help Others

Health Sciences junior Jessica Davenport hasn’t allowed her disabilities to interfere with her education, nor her determination to help others. She has used a wheelchair since 2004, when she suffered a severe stroke at age 19. Today, Davenport is an intern at Resources for…
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Video Collaboration Promotes Trauma-Informed Care

Educators interested in learning more about healing emotional wounds and nurturing resilience through trauma-informed care can share thoughts through Trauma Matters Delaware’s “Coffee and Conversation” events, which bring together teams and individuals from institutions of higher learning. To help get the word out for the May event, the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences came up with…
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