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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 unique perspective because they have gone through the program and know how everything fits together,” he says. Consider, for…
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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…
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Alumna Brings Experience as Graduate Program Coordinator

Dr. Jennifer Palmer, a longtime educator and administrator who earned her doctorate at Wilmington University, has returned as an adjunct graduate program coordinator in the College of Education. She earned her EdD in Education Leadership and Innovation in 2012, when she also was presented with the EdD Academic Achievement Award and the Audrey K. Doberstein Leadership Award. As adjunct coordinator…
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New Video Highlights Online Academic Journey

Even in uncertain times, students can rely on consistent and supportive services throughout their educational experiences at Wilmington University. That’s especially important in recent times, since all WilmU students have shifted to a virtual learning environment during…
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Service During Challenging Times

Faculty from WilmU’s College of Business (COB) are finding creative ways to continue community outreach and partnerships despite the COVID-19 pandemic, including participation in the First Annual WilmU Virtual Open House. “The pandemic has had a tremendous impact on so…
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En Route to Med School After WilmU

Recent Wilmington University graduate James Kennedy, who majored in Environmental Science and Policy, was accepted into Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies in Biological and Physical Sciences. Photo courtesy of James Kennedy Qualifying students in the program may enter the college’s Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program, which can put…
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WilmU Scores with Esports

The game’s afoot at Wilmington University with the launch of esports, a form of college sports competition using video games. Esport athletes compete as teams or as individuals. WilmU is a trailblazer in college competition, joining schools such as the University of…
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Family Bands Together to Donate Blood

As chair of Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions, Dr. Angela Herman knows the importance of a healthy blood platelet count. It’s an issue that impacts her family outside of academia. Her husband, Mike, has been treated for multiple myeloma, a form of blood…
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Serving the Educational Community 

Faculty and staff in the College of Education are sharing their time and expertise to benefit the educational community throughout the state. Nina Buchanan, associate professor, was recently named chair of the Wilmington branch of the Scholarship Committee of the American Association of University Women. The committee awards scholarships to women in New Castle County attending college programs…
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