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Excellence — Regardless of Modality

Dr. Lucia Nemeth was recently named Wilmington University’s director of Educational Effectiveness and is working with a dedicated team to ensure that students receive a high-quality learning experience as online learning enrollment grows and expands. “Wilmington University is a proven leader in distance learning,” says Dr. Nemeth. “The largest increase in our enrollment has been in the…
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A Need to Meet the Need

Dr. Barbara Sartell sees the patient, not just the problem. The idea that it is much more important to know what sort of patient has a disease than what sort of disease a patient has, is credited often to Sir William Osler (1849–1919), one of the founding physicians of…
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A Gentle Giant: Michael Haddix

A master’s from WilmU influenced this former Philadelphia Eagle’s lifetime work. Now the ex-fullback is fully invested in his community. When Michael Haddix was 9 years old, he suffered a child’s worst nightmare: His parents, as well as an aunt, were killed when their car was struck head-on by a drunken driver as they were coming home from a high school reunion. It happened on Christmas Eve.
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A Home Run for Mentors and Student-Athletes

Wilmington University Mathematics Chair Diane Bansbach has a relatively new screen-saver on her computer: a picture of her with nine international members of the men’s soccer team, taken the day after Thanksgiving last year at her house.  “I invited the international…
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Lorne Bickley: A Lasting Legacy

Lorne Bickley is now back in his native England, but he leaves behind a legacy at Wilmington University that will be hard to match — both on the soccer field and in the classroom. Bickley was named the 2019 D2CCA Ron Lenz National Player of the Year after leading the…
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The Year of the Nurse

When the World Health Organization declared 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, alumnae Dr. Candace Sandal and Dr. Bernadette Thomas had an idea. Anyone whose health care journey was championed by a nurse will celebrate the World Health Organization’s decision to decree 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, in honor of Florence Nightingale’s…
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Insight for Incyte

A WilmU esl team proves ‘flexible and nimble’ in developing training for employees of the global corporation. At this writing, the 2020 football season was in danger of being cancelled because of the coronavirus. If so, Danielle Bergez will hardly notice. The Wilmington…
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COVID-19 Goodwill

It was the worst of times, and in some ways, the best of times. In late 2019, a virus that caused the coronavirus disease emerged in Wuhan, China, then spread to more than 200 countries and territories. On Feb. 11, 2020, the World Health Organization officially named the new…
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When Great is Not Good Enough

Until last year, Michael Mendick was self-taught, the bulk of his education coming from real-world experience and books on tape (“Automobile University,” he calls them). He devours the books while driving 70,000 miles a year covering a three-state area for his HVAC company. As a result, he peppers his conversation with quotations from self-improvement gurus like Dale Carnegie, Tony Robbins…
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