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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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CompTIA and WilmU Partnership = Savings for Students

Finding your path almost never involves a straight line, but rather a series of twists, turns and challenges. Wilmington University student Bryan Amoroso knows that better than anyone.  Bryan Amoroso | Photo by Susan L. Gregg “After spending some time at college as a…
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One Step Closer: SHRM

Great news! WilmU’s bachelor’s and master’s in Human Resource Management programs are acknowledged by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) as being in full alignment with its suggested HR curriculum. WilmU’s bachelor’s and master’s in Human Resource…
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The Educator: Margie Lopez-Waite

This alumna is Head of School at Las Américas ASPIRA Academy. “As long as I’m head of this school, there will be a dress code.” Margie Lopez-Waite’s naturally cheerful mien hardens a touch when she speaks those words. Her stance on uniforms evolved from painful childhood experiences that she shares with new students at Las Américas ASPIRA Academy (LAAA) in Newark. On the first day of…
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Wilmington Golf: Keeping it Rolling

It took six years to get the train out of the station, but now that Head Golf Coach Harry Jennings has it rolling, it seems unstoppable. Coach Harry Jennings and Andreas Lunding during the 2015 CACC Championship. Now in his 14th season at the helm of the Wildcats, Jennings…
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Our New President

Dr. LaVerne Harmon became the fourth President of Wilmington University on July 1, 2017. With more than two decades of experience at WilmU, she has hit the ground running. Dr. Harmon chats with students Milena Procope, Mohamed Mody Camara and Brett Lamers. Dr. LaVerne Harmon…
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Never Miss a Class Again: Wilmington University is Streaming Classes in Real-Time

(This article originally appeared in a recent issue of eLearn Magazine, which is sponsored by Blackboard. It appears as written, and was not edited for WilmU Magazine style. Used with permission.) Russ Lichterman | Photo by Susan L. Gregg Most people in industries around the world will tell you that video is the present and the future. Industries like advertising, journalism, entertainment, and…
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