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Top Teacher

Alumna Jahsha Tabron was named Delaware’s 2022 Teacher of the Year.  “The most important thing any teacher can do is be a mirror to students,” says Tabron, a special education English teacher at Brandywine High School in Wilmington. “When you lead a classroom, you talk about assigned readings and healthy habits. But if you also mirror good values, in class and as part of the community…
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All About Al

Ask around. Anyone who has worked with Al DiEmedio has glowing reviews and is sad to see him retire. DiEmedio joined then-Wilmington College in 2004 as an assistant professor and program coordinator and was promoted in July of 2006 to director in the College of Education…
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Gone Too Soon

We honor the lives of these longtime colleagues. William “Bill” Quinn Bill Quinn Walt Disney said, “The greatest moments in life are not concerned with selfish achievements but rather with the things we do for the people we love and esteem, and whose respect we need.” William “Bill” Quinn’s formidable accomplishments underscored his 27-year career at Wilmington University, but his…
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A Second Chance

Having survived pancreatic cancer, Dr. Matthew Wilson believes he was given a second chance at life. When he’s not serving the University as associate professor and chair of First Year Experience, English as a Second Language, and Humanities, he advocates on behalf of the…
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A Student Pens the Adventures of Lia-Ria

Jodi Fiore Wilmington University graduate student Jodi Fiore will complete her master’s in School Counseling in December. In addition to managing her full-time teaching career and finishing up her coursework, Fiore is also celebrating the fourth book of her “Lia-Ria and…
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Ed.D. Grad Takes Innovation to Corrections

You might not think that schools and prisons share management strategies. Both institutions, however, focus on the development of large groups of people, and both of their populations can benefit from innovation. Just ask Maj. Kimberly Hughey, who was appointed deputy warden of the Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution in New Castle in March, shortly after she’d earned a Doctor of Education…
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Rethinking What It Takes to Teach

An assistant professor from Wilmington University’s College of Education is leading a team ofDelaware teachers and school officials as part of a national effort to examine the entry requirements for education degrees and the teaching profession. Early this year, the…
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Roshell Brown: Defying the Expectations, Achieving Her Dream

Roshell Brown with her daughter, Makayla Roshell Brown decided to pursue a master’s degree at Wilmington University on the day she earned her bachelor’s here. “At the graduation ceremony in May 2018, I saw the master’s candidates all lined up, and a lot of them looked like me,” she says. “I thought, ‘If they can do it, I can too.’” She’d decided to complete her bachelor’s…
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