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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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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…
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An Unsung Hero and Mask Maker

Kristina Hoffmann wasn’t quite planning on turning into a mask- and scrub-hat maker, but that’s what happened as living in the age of COVID-19 required everyone to wear protective gear.  The Wilmington University alumna of the College of Business says she pulled out her sewing machine and got to work using material she had in the house. “It started off with helping family and making sure…
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What Makes Remarkable Teachers Remarkable?

Close your eyes. Imagine your favorite teachers. What made them special? Wilmington University’s best teachers have enhanced their teaching effectiveness by enjoying professional development and training programs at the New Castle location. This year, the COVID-19…
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Open Educational Resources: A Win-Win

Open Educational Resources (OER), a concept that has been evolving for more than a decade, holds great potential for both educators and students. Wilmington University is looking to tap that potential. “I see it as the wave of the future,” says Dr. Sallie Reissman…
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Multitasking Mom

For Samantha Speck, support is a shared resource. Speck was a stay-at-home mom of three boys when she earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Wilmington University in 2018. Now she’s pursuing her master’s in Applied Family Science through the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Let’s just say she’s a superstar multitasker.  For the past two years, she’s been helping…
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To Survive and Defend

COVID-19 may have delayed Emmanuel Gilbert’s doctoral degree, but it didn’t derail it. He planned to complete his Ed.D. in Organizational Learning, Leadership, and Innovation by Memorial Day. He was working on the second round of revisions and even scheduled a mock…
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A Role in Recovery

A master’s in Counseling helped Anah Galloway help trauma victims. She has played a part in Wilmington University’s Alumni Association since graduating with a B.S. in Psychology in 2014. As an assistant vice president on its executive board, she’s encouraged…
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History and Community

Preserving history requires the stewardship of responsible and dedicated people. Lynn Moore, chair of Wilmington University’s History department in the College of Arts and Sciences, takes this to heart, as evidenced by his involvement in restoration efforts in his hometown of Georgetown, Delaware. Moore is a self-described jack-of-all-trades. In addition to his WilmU responsibilities, he was a…
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