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WilmU Honored for Excellence in Teacher Preparation

Accreditation group cites continuous improvement and diversity Wilmington University has been named one of the top teaching schools in the country by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), which evaluates the performance of more than 700 teacher prep programs nationwide. CAEP’s annual Frank Murray Leadership Recognition for Continuous Improvement honored WilmU…
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Rethinking What It Takes to Teach

An assistant professor from Wilmington University’s College of Education is leading a team of Delaware teachers and school officials as part of a national effort to examine the entry requirements for education degrees and the teaching profession. Early this year, the…
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Starstruck

Sharon Ungerer was in her third semester at Kutztown University in Pennsylvania when it occurred to her that perhaps Graphic Design was the wrong major. She had taken a mandatory science class — Biology — and aced it, while many in the class of 100-plus failed. “I thought it was really easy,” Ungerer says, “and I thought, if I understand this stuff so easily, maybe that’s what I…
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The Fight to End Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is one of the fastest-growing criminal enterprises in the world, ranking just behind drugs and ahead of arms trafficking. Statistics vary, but the Global Slavery Index estimates that there are more than 40 million people enslaved worldwide. Out of every…
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Dr. Denise Wells Earns DAWN’s 2021 Leadership Award

Dr. Denise Wells Earns DAWN’s 2021 Leadership Award WilmU’s Ashlee Youmans also honored as a 2021-2022 DAWN Rising Star Dr. Denise Wells, dean of the College of Health Professions at Wilmington University, has earned the 2021 DAWN Leadership Award. DAWN – the acronym for Delaware American Council on Education Women’s Network, grants its annual Leadership Award to a woman in higher…
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Learning to Lead with Humanity: WilmU’s Innovative BS in Organizational Leadership

The art of successfully leading a team, a department, or an organization is often underestimated and even misunderstood. As Monique Valcour points out in the Harvard Business Review, occupying a leadership position and actually leading well are not equivalent. What’s more, success as an individual employee, which can often result in attaining a leadership position, relies on a completely…
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