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Ed.D. Grad Takes Innovation to Corrections

You might not think that schools and prisons share management strategies. Both institutions, however, focus on the development of large groups of people, and both of their populations can benefit from innovation. Just ask Maj. Kimberly Hughey, who was appointed deputy warden of the Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution in New Castle in March, shortly after she’d earned a Doctor of Education…
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Inspired Design

Many people lost their jobs during the pandemic, but chances are Tony Whitten was the only puppet specialist to be laid off. “There are only about four of us in the world,” says Whitten, who was teaching puppetry at Disney World in Orlando when he was furloughed in March of 2020. But thanks to a Certificate in Graphic Design from Wilmington University, the 47-year-old has been able to pivot…
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Godfrey’s Trailblazing Role

In March, when Wilmington University alumna Katherine Godfrey was named the athletic director at Salesianum, Wilmington’s all-boys school, she almost immediately decided to reconnect with WilmU Director of Athletics Dr. Stefanie Whitby. As Salesianum’s first female AD…
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A Leader of Leaders

This alumna made history as the first female director of the Division of Motor Vehicles. Now she’s CEO of Leadership Delaware. We anticipate great things. Jennifer Cohan worked in Delaware state government for 31 years, and now, as CEO of Leadership Delaware, Inc., she is…
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What's the 988?

Changing perceptions about mental health will take innovation, collaboration and passionate leaders like Wilmington University alumnus Carlos Mackall. It’s full steam ahead for alumnus Carlos Mackall. As vice president of the Northeast Region for RI International, a global organization specializing in crisis, health, recovery, and consulting services, Mackall oversees doctors, nurse…
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WilmU Alum Introduces Therapy Dog to School

When students at Hammonton Middle School in South Jersey returned to in-person learning after a couple of remote days in February of 2021, they were greeted by their new classmate – Wally. Wally is a therapy dog, introduced to his school by principal Michael Nolan, a…
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2020 Distinguished Alumni Nominees

The Nominations Are In! The Wilmington University Alumni Association announces the finalists for its 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award. We thank all of our alumni for representing their alma mater as proud ambassadors throughout the world. Congratulations to the following alums, and thanks to family members, friends and colleagues who nominated them. Stay involved with your alumni…
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