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WilmU Graduation Class of 2020 and 2021: The Passion to Make a Difference

If one word could describe Wilmington University’s Classes of 2020 and 2021, it would be passion. Passion to excel, reach a dream, work through adversity, and make a difference in the community. On October 3, 2021, Wilmington University awarded over 2,000 academic degrees during its 49th and 50th Commencement ceremonies at the Chase Center on the Riverfront. It was the first time the university…
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The 50th Anniversary Grand Finale

A pictorial of art in action: A work that represents WilmU’s past, present and future After a  year of celebrating Wilmington University’s 50th anniversary, there needed to be a grand finale — a way to symbolize the vibrancy of our students, faculty and staff, and…
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WilmU Sponsors Women’s Cycling

Wilmington University leads the pack as the new title sponsor of Benchmark Classic’s Pro Women’s Cycling Criterium. WilmU is the new title sponsor of the Pro Women’s Criterium, taking place in West Chester, PA, this year on August 10. Love women’s sports? Love local events that bring the community together? So does WilmU! The University is proud to be the new title sponsor of the 2019…
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Celebrating Brandywine

On Tuesday, Jan. 8, a ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorated the official opening of Wilmington University’s Brandywine location. From left: Honorable Sue Robinson (Trustee),Dr. Erin DiMarco (Senior Vice President & COO),Brian DiSabatino (EDiS),Tom Leipold (Trustee),Dr.
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Farewell, Dr. Mike

Dr. Michael Czarkowski, known as Dr. Mike, retired in December after 32 years of service. “It was my time to leave,” he says. “You get a sense of these things.” Dr. Mike and his wife, Suzie Czarkowski, both of whom retired in December. He sensed that life was too…
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Heartfelt Thanks

At the Delaware Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2018 Diversity Conference this past July, alumna Tamara Varella surprised Wilmington University President Dr. LaVerne Harmon with a special gift. “I wanted to thank Dr. Harmon for all she has done for students like me over the years,” says Varella. In 2008, Varella went back to school with the goal of earning a bachelor’s degree in…
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University Celebrates ‘Fabulous Faculty’

Intense workshops, faculty awards and promotions and student testimonials were all part of Wilmington University’s Spring Faculty Development Day on March 10. Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Jim Wilson discusses the day with participants. Themed “Celebrating…
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Design Students Get Real-World Experience

Designing the cover of the Delaware Business Times 2018 Book of Lists gave three Wilmington University Media Design students an intimate look at the world of publishing, from pitching ideas to a client to final publication. The project began in February, when DBT contacted…
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Our New President

Dr. LaVerne Harmon became the fourth President of Wilmington University on July 1, 2017. With more than two decades of experience at WilmU, she has hit the ground running. Dr. Harmon chats with students Milena Procope, Mohamed Mody Camara and Brett Lamers. Dr. LaVerne Harmon could not have known the path that lay before her when she began her career at then Wilmington College in 1989. Nor could…
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