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All in the Family

The WilmU family that studies together succeeds together. Tamra Baurys and her children, Eric and Alexa, each completed their Wilmington University degree programs in May of 2020: Tamra, with a doctorate in Educational Leadership; Eric, an MBA; and Alexa, a bachelor’s in Elementary Education. Tamra, who is celebrating her 30th anniversary as a teacher at Greensboro Elementary School in…
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12 WilmU Alumni Among Top 20 Teachers

The State of Delaware has honored 20 District Teachers of the Year, 12 of whom earned degrees at Wilmington University. Each received $2,000 at an award ceremony on Oct. 15 at Dover Downs, where they were congratulated by Governor John Carney, Senator Tom Carper and state education officials. Photo: delaware.gov One of the honorees, Laura Burke, a third-grade teacher in Seaford, is also a WilmU…
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Dr. Carol Birnbohm: Homegrown Leader

Carol Birnbohm first displayed her innate leadership abilities on Memorial Day, 1988, on a softball field in Marlton, New Jersey — although she didn’t realize it at the time. Now Dr. Carol Birnbohm, she is superintendent of schools in the Lenape Regional High School…
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Dr. Courtney Stewart: Serving Delaware

Alumna Dr. Courtney Stewart’s list of titles is long and continues to grow. Dr. Courtney Stewart Right now, those titles include wife, mother, fitness instructor, adjunct instructor at WilmU, volunteer and deputy secretary for the Delaware Department of State. This proud Delawarean grew up in Selbyville with dreams of being a farmer, but she has found her niche in government service, and today…
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Ronnie Wuest: Transforming Lives through Jiu-Jitsu

Ronnie Wuest has one business goal: Ronnie Wuest To provide the best possible self-defense education to his students in order to build their confidence for life. It’s that type of singular commitment that not only helped grow his business, Delaware Self Defense Academy…
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Cleaning Up In The Brewing Business

Look out, Anheuser-Busch. This WilmU alumnus is hopping. Story by Bob Yearick Photos by Susan L. Gregg Neil Shea In the first two decades of the 21st century, craft beer has evolved from a trendy cottage industry to a phenomenon that has carved out a significant niche in the…
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Leading Alumni with Gusto

Dr. Frank Ingraham has worn many hats in his life. Dr. Frank Ingraham 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 no job he has taken…
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