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Gaming Students Create Virtual Woodshop

Students in WilmU’s Game Design and Development bachelor’s degree program have completed a virtual walk-through demo that recreates a woodshop at Concord High School in North Wilmington, from the entrance and the workbenches on down to the brooms and dustpans. Jordan Estock, who teaches Design and Engineering in the high school’s real-life workshop, says he was especially…
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Nursing Alum Leads State Professional Association

Christopher E. Otto, MSN, RN, CHFN, PCCN, CCRN, is the new executive director of the Delaware Nurses Association. Otto, who earned his BSN at Wilmington University, is back at WilmU working towards his second graduate degree in the Master of Business Administration program…
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Future Teacher Meets U.S. Secretary of Education

In her Practicum II program, Camrynn McTeer is preparing for a future as an elementary school teacher. During a recent day in the classroom, however, she also got to meet and have a conversation with the nation’s highest-ranking education official. U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona visited the Laurel (Delaware) School District earlier this year. As part of his tour, he spent time at…
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From GED to DBA, Perseverance Pays Off

Debra Stevens recently earned a Doctor of Business Administration degree from Wilmington University. Thirty years earlier, she dropped out of high school. Today, she teaches in the GED program at Cecil College, helping others to earn their high school diplomas and hopefully…
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Workshop Shows How to Assess Your Career at Any Age

Brenda Soto, an adjunct instructor in Wilmington University’s College of Business and an expert in human resources, presented a virtual workshop on how people in the workforce can evaluate their careers and develop a professional life they are passionate about. “Many students at Wilmington University already are working. We have students who want to advance their careers, as well as those who…
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"Online Live!" Course Modality to Debut in Fall 2021

As Wilmington University continues to develop and deliver convenient, student-centered learning opportunities, faculty and staff have collaborated to launch a new course delivery model called “Online Live!” While many of WilmU’s current online courses involve…
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Mentoring the Teachers of Tomorrow

Wilmington University is part of a new state collaborative that will develop and pilot an approach to recruiting, selecting, training and retaining highly effective mentor teachers who will help to prepare future educators. Participants include two Delaware school…
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MSN Alum Wins National Nurse Leadership Award

For making a positive impact in treating patients with substance abuse, Annamarie Flick, a nurse manager at ChristianaCare, was awarded the HealthImpact DAISY Nurse Leader Award in Policy. She is one of only six award recipients nationwide to be recognized this year for leadership and advocacy in policy that advances compassionate care to improve health in communities and society. She earned a…
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