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Why Leaders Learn

A virtual military staff ride creates meaningful lessons in leadership. Here’s how. The United States spends billions every year on leadership development training at every level, from in-house introductory courses and full-scale executive-level leadership development initiatives to many undergraduate and graduate university degree programs. It’s apparent that both effective leadership and…
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Community Mom

Dr. Sandi Hagans-Morris believes her purpose is to support her community and its youth. Dr. Sandi Hagans-Morris works with youth at First State Community Action in Kent County. Her years as a preschool teacher and her current position as a program manager at First State…
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The Positive Impact of WilmU on Delawareans

Each year, Wilmington University educates more Delaware residents than the other four-year, higher education institutions in the state combined. And there’s more — much more. Next year, Wilmington University will celebrate its 50th anniversary. This past summer, the…
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The First CAS Online Master’s Degree

The College of Arts and Sciences is offering its first master’s degree, and it will be a fully online program. The master’s in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) allows students from around the world to use their local contexts for teaching experience and to accommodate a variety of demands on their time. “The field for Master of Science in TESOL face-to-face is…
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Building A Life Worth Living

How my journey led to Wilmington University. Assistant Professor Jason James, College of Business. Life is rife with opportunities. If we listen hard enough to the voices around us, we can learn more about ourselves. We can change. Being able to recognize that you’re not…
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Men’s Lacrosse Comes to WilmU

Men’s lacrosse at Wilmington University will finally become a reality starting this spring. Noah Given | Photo by Paul Patton Newly appointed Head Coach Christian Zwickert has heard rumblings of collegiate lacrosse coming to New Castle ever since a conversation with…
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Adjunct Seeks to Empower Women

“He throws like a girl, “man-up,” “for the good of mankind” are expressions we see or hear almost every day — without giving them a second thought.  Rachel Piazza | Photo by Orlando Checo Rachel Piazza does, and she would like to see them expunged from the language. “They serve to devalue women,” says the adjunct instructor at Wilmington University’s College of Social and…
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The Making of a Leader: Chuck Baldwin

This alumnus learned the value of education in the Navy, then co-founded the Delaware Military Academy.  Charles Baldwin is the founder of the Delaware Military Academy high school. He recently published a book, Carrier to Classroom, Transferring military skills into a…
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Wonder Woman

There’s something about Katie Burke, assistant to the vice president of External and International Affairs. Maybe it’s her indomitable work ethic, or her unbreakable spirit, or her inability to say no to anyone who needs help.  Katie Burke | Photo by Paul…
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Student Wellness

As director of Student Health Services at Delaware State University, Wilmington University alumna Dr. Michelle Fisher had built a solid career based on her nursing expertise — including her MSN from WilmU.   Dr. Michelle Fisher | Photo by Susan L. Gregg While she certainly could have rested on her laurels, Fisher had a vision that she could do more to support students and contribute to the DSU…
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