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Workshops focus on cybersecurity

The College of Technology, IT and Human Resources are collaborating to offer cybersecurity lunch-and-learn workshops. Adjunct Professor Paul Graefe developed and taught the workshop to more than 25 faculty and staff in October. In his presentation, Graefe explained the benefits of password managers that keep users safer at home and work. He also introduced attendees to LastPass, a password…
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Serving the Community Through Prevention Science

At Wilmington University’s new Center for Prevention Science, a multidisciplinary team provides expertise in criminal justice, education, health care, human services and mental health to public and private organizations. It’s a unique opportunity for students to serve…
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Former Gaming Executive Joins College of Business

Dr. Shawn K. McCloud, the new assistant chair of Graduate Studies at the College of Business, brings more than 25 years of experience in the gaming industry. He earned a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree at Wilmington University, where his dissertation reflected…
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Leadership Fellowship: An Investment in Faculty and Community

Dr. Jason James Jr., of the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Program in the College of Business, has been selected as a fellow in the prestigious Leadership Delaware program. The program nurtures leaders of tomorrow through interaction with more than 135 accomplished state leaders in government, corporations, public affairs, economics, the judiciary, education, nonprofits and other…
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DNP Candidate Helps Patients at Liberia Clinic

Sigrid Marfo, a DNP candidate, is already a dedicated and successful certified registered nurse-anesthetist who shared her skills helping patients in a clinic in Liberia —and also met the president of the West Africa nation. “She is interested in improving health…
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First Chance Delaware: It’s About the Children

Faculty from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences are playing a key role in First Chance Delaware, an initiative by Tracey Quillen Carney, the First State’s first lady, to help children. Dr. Debra Berke (L) and Dr. Rebecca Ghabour Drs. Rebecca Ghabour and Debra…
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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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Fast-track Certification for Special Ed Teachers

Via an innovative partnership with Wilmington University, six special education teachers in Appoquinimink School District now have an additional certification in Autism/Severe Disabilities. The fast-track program, designed by Todd Hackett-Slimm, special education program chair at WilmU, featured daily classes for a cohort of classroom teachers. The certification requires the successful completion…
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