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A Promising — and Practical — Path for Education Leaders

Wilmington University’s Ed.D. in Educational Leadership expands to include concentrations in Teacher Leadership and School Leadership, making the program more practical for educators who want to lead — and remain at the school level. Educators want to lead, but they also want to remain at the school level. First, a little history: Doctor is an academic title that originates from the Latin verb…
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A Tribute to Dr. Varsalona

The Vice Presidents of Wilmington University offer expressions of gratitude to the former President.  Dr. Erin J. DiMarco, Senior Vice President “My earliest observation of Dr. Jack Varsalona’s leadership was watching him initiate a two-year study on the impact of…
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Farewell, Dr. Varsalona

Dr. Jack Varsalona retired last month, ending his distinguished career as President of Wilmington University. We explore his life, career successes, and hopes for the future. It was the last time Dr. Jack Varsalona would take the stage as President at a Wilmington University…
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More Than a Game

Click to view full issue Our athletes hail from all over the world. And they choose WilmU for a reason. British athlete Sebastian Coe called sports a universal language; “Building more bridges between people than anything else I can think of,” he says. Collegiate sports are deeply inscribed in American culture and athletes traverse the world to take part in them. Many travel to WilmU. In…
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The People’s Playwright

Click to view full issue WilmU alumnus and adjunct Greg Morris is using his talents to improve life for thousands of Delawareans. by Bob Yearick Call them epiphanies, strokes of luck, fortuitous events. Whatever label may apply, Greg Morris’ journey through life has been…
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A Wish for Haiti

Click to view full issue WilmU alumnus Georgeton Charles wants to use his education to help rebuild his native Haiti, a country the world has seemingly forgotten. Georgton Charles is the founding member of Another Haiti, a youth initiative to educate and empower local…
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The Modern Nurse

Thanks to Wilmington University’s College of Health Professions, nurses can secure the advanced education they need to succeed in today’s increasingly complex health care field — all while maintaining their professional and personal commitments. But what does advanced nursing care mean to patients? Delaware faces a health care crisis. Demographic shifts and an increasing population have…
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To Test or Not to Test

Has overtesting in Delaware’s public schools reached its tipping point? A growing number of Delaware’s public school parents are choosing to opt their children out of the SBAC achievement tests, a series of computer-based tests in mathematics and English language arts…
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The Endless Cycle

Devastating crime stats in Delaware’s largest city have made national headlines, and things are getting worse. That’s why city officials would be wise to consider the research findings of a WilmU doctoral candidate — who also happens to be a former…
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Our Global Reach

Global students work together Wilmington University is rapidly growing as a destination for international students who gain the education they need to thrive in a global economy — and a support system to help them navigate the complexities of studying abroad. In a single year, WilmU has more than doubled its international enrollment — without a formal marketing campaign to promote the school…
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