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Wilmington University Leads Delaware Team in National Study of Teacher Certification Requirements

Delaware will join a national consortium to study how teacher certification and licensure requirements can better attract teacher candidates. Wilmington University has been designated to lead the Delaware team, with Dr. Michele Brewer, Chair of the Office of Technology, Assessment, and Compliance in the University’s College of Education as the state team’s chairperson. “Everyone involved in…
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Student Interns From WilmU Gain A Significant Advantage

Besides on-the-job experience, student interns from Wilmington University gain a significant advantage in launching their careers. Lloyd Shoriwa, who completed three internships with PPL, a Fortune 500 utilities company, was offered a full-time position as an associate…
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WilmU Provides Expertise in Paralegal Accreditation

Nicole E. Ballenger, Esq., is serving as a volunteer site visitor for the American Bar Association, conducting week-long virtual visits for other schools and universities across the country that are seeking accreditation and re-accreditation for their legal studies and…
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Nurse Practitioner Students Complete Clinicals via Telehealth

When the COVID-19 pandemic displaced students involved in clinical studies, the Nurse Practitioner Faculty Team pivoted to develop a comprehensive set of guidelines for students to use telehealth as a modality for care delivery and assessment. Dr. Melody Randle, MSN NP program chair, teamed with Dr. Lori Irelan, regional chair, Dr. Stacey Graves, and Dr. Lynn Thomas-Bauer to create an…
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A New Adjunct Coordinator in the College of Education

Dr. Heather Horowitz is now the adjunct program coordinator for the M.Ed. in Higher Education, a degree program first offered in 2019. She was a member of the team of five Wilmington University doctoral students who worked with Dr. Nina Buchanan, chair of the Higher…
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The ED2WORK Advisory Council

Dr. Robin Weinstein participated in the ED2WORK Advisory Council discussion in developing a white paper for the new presidential administration on the linkage between higher education and work, with an emphasis on transitioning from a gig economy to career paths. “At Wilmington University and beyond, our dedicated faculty are making a positive difference, sharing their insights and expertise…
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From Game Design Student to Teacher

Mentoring future faculty members is one of the most rewarding aspects of Scott Shaw’s work as program chair of the Game Design and Development and Video and Motion Graphics degrees and the Maker certificate in WilmU’s College of Technology. “Students have a…
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Nursing Leadership Student Steps Up During Pandemic

Susannah Manupule, an MSN Leadership Education student, is already a leader in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, in which she’s served for 10 years. A captain stationed at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, she is the Assistant Clinical Nurse Officer in Charge (ACNOIC) of the Mother/Baby Unit, where she provides obstetrical nursing and lactation counseling. In addition to managing her…
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