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A Lasting Legacy

Prospects looked grim for Dustyn Thompson the night before he got the call. Donna and Bill Quinn hold a photo showing Mark Quinn (far right) at his nephew’s 2012 wedding in Washington D.C. This was the last family shot taken with Mark. He had long ago recovered from the opioid addiction that resulted from a trampoline accident when he was 13, but the chronic nerve pain in his back and neck was…
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Lacrosse: Ex-Sailor Brings Real-World Experience

Not surprisingly, Stephen Strosser peppers his speech with “yes, sirs” and “no, sirs,” a habit formed while serving four years in the Navy. Stephen Strosser Discharged last August, he’s now pursuing his Ed.D. in Organizational Learning, Leadership and Innovation at…
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Cleaning Up In The Brewing Business

Look out, Anheuser-Busch. This WilmU alumnus is hopping. Story by Bob Yearick Photos by Susan L. Gregg Neil Shea In the first two decades of the 21st century, craft beer has evolved from a trendy cottage industry to a phenomenon that has carved out a significant niche in the…
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Her Voice is a Choice

In her 2014 memoir “Blood Sisters,” Billie Travalini writes, “I never was the sort of person who goes along with something without asking a fistful of questions.” Story by David Bernard Photos by Susan L. Gregg Billie Travalini In her 2014 memoir “Blood Sisters,” Billie Travalini writes, “I never was the sort of person who goes along with something without asking a fistful of…
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An Immersive Education for Student Teachers

Thirty-two students from Wilmington University’s College of Education have spent the entire school year as full-time teachers. Story by David Bernard Photos by Susan L. Gregg Thirty-two students from Wilmington University’s College of Education have spent the entire…
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E-books: Distinguished and Discounted

This academic year, the Philosophy and Arts Department of the College of Arts & Sciences worked with McGraw-Hill publishers, the WilmU bookstore, and the Information Technology Department to pilot a new program aimed at providing lower-cost textbooks for students. Dr.
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Leading Alumni with Gusto

Dr. Frank Ingraham has worn many hats in his life. Dr. Frank Ingraham During a 44-year career with the DuPont Company, he worked in labor relations, human resources, Six Sigma/Lean project management, training and development, and community relations. Post-DuPont, he’s been a teacher and author. And in private life, he’s a husband, father and doting grandfather. But perhaps no job he has taken…
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Alums Become Trauma-Informed Champs

The three Wilmington University alums didn’t know what to expect when they were invited to participate in Trauma-informed Approach (TIA) training last year. Aruku Davis The three Wilmington University alums didn’t know what to expect when they were invited to participate…
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A Second Chance for Ex-Offenders

Dr. Darrell Miller started his professional journey in financial and facilities management. Dr. Darrell Miller at the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution, where he is a teacher and supervisor But he discovered early on that the corporate life was just not fulfilling, and he felt a need to use his talents to help disadvantaged people. This sense of mission initially led him to serve children…
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