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Business Analytics Grads in High Demand

The development of WilmU’s Bachelor of Science in Business Analytics degree came to fruition in May of 2015; its first course was offered in the fall of 2016; and three of its students graduated in January. Alec Garbayo, who transferred to WilmU from Delaware Technical Community College, believes the Business Analytics program prepared him for a promising career. They completed the program by…
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New at WilmU: The Bachelor of Science in Biology

More Than Just Microscopes The state-of-the-art biology lab at Wilmington University Brandywine Wilmington University’s new Biology degree offers research experience and creates career opportunities. The state of Delaware boasts a rich history of scientific innovation…
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Why Microgrants Can Transform Lives

Wilmington University is dedicated to finding ways to assist students in completing their degrees. The College of Business (COB) is a trailblazer in the University’s Microgrant program, which helps students who are at risk of dropping out due to financial hurdles. In…
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Kim Parrish: Bringing Compassion To The Hard Places

In 2008, Mississippi native Allison Mellon started a nonprofit, The Hard Places Community, to fight human trafficking throughout the world. In Cambodia’s Phnom Penh sex tourist district, children as young as 3 live and work on the streets. Along with other members of The Hard Places Community, adjunct Dr. Kim Parrish is dedicated to fighting human trafficking throughout the world. The Christian…
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NASA News

Dr. Milton Muldrow, the College of Arts and Sciences science chair, is now associate director of NASA’s Space Grant Consortium of Delaware. Dr. Milton Muldrow He assists in oversight of the consortium of higher learning institutions and with grant proposal reviews. He also…
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The Canvas Environment

Canvas, the cloud-based Learning Management System (LMS), is designed specifically for educational institutions. While it benefits faculty, its main purpose is to make online learning and other web processes faster and simpler for students. It will replace Blackboard as the…
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Criminal Justice Abroad

For 11 days in April, students — participants in WilmU’s student-run Criminal Justice Association (CJA) and independent study courses in the field — and a few retired local law enforcement personnel joined a bus-and-ferry tour of Scotland and Ireland. O’Brien’s Tower overlooking the Cliffs of Moher, County Clare, Ireland. The group visited such cultural highlights as the Blarney Castle…
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An Entrepreneurial Approach to Education

Wilmington University alumna Dr. Rebecca Corbin is now president and CEO of the National Association of Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE). Dr. Rebecca Corbin Dr. Corbin, who earned an Ed.D. in Organizational Learning, Leadership and Innovation at WilmU in 2015, is…
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Home Is Where the Team Is

WilmU softball reaches — and hosts — NCAA divisional playoffs For the fifth time in six years, Wilmington University’s softball team is part of the NCAA’s regional playoffs, but this time the Wildcats are playing at home. WilmU is hosting the NCAA Division…
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What a Difference a Year Makes

The partnership between Year Up and WilmU is transforming lives. Cover Story by Maria Hess Photos by Paul Patton Photo of Maria Esther Mendez De La Cruz by Emir Lake Maria Esther Mendez De La Cruz doubted herself before starting her Year Up program. Now, fortified with confidence, she’s building a new life. When Maria Esther Mendez De La Cruz’s father was deported to Mexico, she became a…
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