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A Salute to WilmU’s Longtime Adjunct Professors: Class Acts

Wilmington University depends on a large community of adjunct faculty to achieve its mission of providing accessible, student-focused education. Dedicated adjunct professors, associate and assistant professors, and instructors teach and mentor students through the lens of their real-world professional experience. Center of Teaching Excellence Director Dr. Adrienne Bey While there are many longtime…
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Gone Too Soon

We honor the lives of these longtime colleagues. William “Bill” Quinn Bill Quinn Walt Disney said, “The greatest moments in life are not concerned with selfish achievements but rather with the things we do for the people we love and esteem, and whose respect we…
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A Second Chance

Having survived pancreatic cancer, Dr. Matthew Wilson believes he was given a second chance at life. When he’s not serving the University as associate professor and chair of First Year Experience, English as a Second Language, and Humanities, he advocates on behalf of the…
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A Student Pens the Adventures of Lia-Ria

Jodi Fiore Wilmington University graduate student Jodi Fiore will complete her master’s in School Counseling in December. In addition to managing her full-time teaching career and finishing up her coursework, Fiore is also celebrating the fourth book of her “Lia-Ria and the Old Timers” series. Her books, which she also illustrated, are designed to offer relatable explanations of sensitive…
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Ed.D. Grad Takes Innovation to Corrections

You might not think that schools and prisons share management strategies. Both institutions, however, focus on the development of large groups of people, and both of their populations can benefit from innovation. Just ask Maj. Kimberly Hughey, who was appointed deputy warden…
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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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Dr. Michael Nolan: The Principal and the Canine Rock Star

Dr. Nolan and therapy dog, Wally As officials lifted or eased lockdown COVID-19 re-strictions across the nation over the last few months, a new malady entered the lexicon: re-entry anxiety. As you might guess, it means fear, worry, or even dread over resuming activities such as going back to work or school. At Hammonton Middle School in Hammonton, New Jersey, they have an antidote for this…
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Powerful Words from Student-Athletes

Support. Family. Educate. Care. Team. Leaders. Express. Speak. Listen. Wilmington University staff, faculty, and students will be seeing those words in various formats and venues this fall. They are among the most prominent elements in a word cloud created by the…
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The Power of Accounting: Dennis Clark

Dennis Clark | College of Business since 1988 Crunching numbers for Delmarva Power, where he managed the supply chain that kept the regional utility up and running, led Dennis Clark to teach accounting, auditing, and principles of management courses at the New Castle campus. The way he teaches them, however, was inspired by a professor in the Wilmington College MBA program from which he graduated…
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