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Wilmington University Announces Inaugural Spirit Stride Virtual 5K

This year marks Wilmington University’s first Spirit Stride Virtual 5K. For one week, beginning April 19 and continuing through April 25, the public can run, walk or bike to support the Wilmington University Scholarship Fund. An impressive array of prizes is on tap. Participants will enter a drawing for an Apple Watch, gift cards to Amazon and the Delaware Running Company, and Apple AirPods.
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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…
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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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