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Nick Papanicolas: Coaching ‘The Beautiful Game’

Nick Papanicolas When Dimitrios and Maria Papanicolas arrived in the United States from Greece in 1968, their plan was to stay only a few years to help Dimitrios’ brothers with their new restaurant on Kirkwood Highway in Wilmington. Hundreds of past and present Wilmington University soccer players are thankful that their plan was scrapped. After a year or so, the couple decided to stay in…
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Safety Cadets: At Your Service

From left: Maddie McCarthy, Constable Adam Brams, Guidance Gunundu, Frank Lamanna, Destiny Bryant Since 2019, Safety Cadets have been a constant presence on all WilmU campuses. And they’ve made a positive impression. “The best job on campus.” That’s how Tafadziswa…
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The Importance of Cybersecurity

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and National Security Agency designated WilmU a National Center for Academic Excellence for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity. That’s critical, since our digital day-to-day lives depend on the ever-changing discipline.  Dr.
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Filling the Teacher Pipeline

Student Titus Mims is a paraeducator at Seaford Central Elementary School. WilmU’s College of Education has created innovative solutions to resolve the statewide teacher shortage.  WilmU Elementary Education major and paraeducator Titus Mims stands out as he walks the halls of Seaford (Delaware) Central Elementary School.  One of only three men among the 30-plus teachers and paraeducators at…
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Read All About It!

The Wilmington University Library received the 2021 Award for Excellence in eLearning: Outstanding eLearning Support for Faculty or Students from the Instructional Technology Council (ITC), an affiliated council of the American Association of Community Colleges. The…
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Ford Celebrates a WilmU Alumnus

The Ford Motor Company recently announced winners of its “Freedom Unsung Teacher Heroes of COVID-19” Awards, honoring 25 U.S. educators who positively impacted students throughout the pandemic. According to a company press release, “Ford Freedom Unsung is an annual…
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WilmU’s Year-Long Residency: Making Students Into Teachers

It’s been about a year since Abbey DeJuliis earned her Bachelor of Science in Middle Level Education (Grades 6–8), and she’s currently winding up her first-year teaching seventh grade English at Stanton Middle School in Wilmington. But it’s not the first year she’s spent in front of a classroom, and according to DeJuliis — a graduate of WilmU’s Year-Long Residency student teaching…
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WilmU Student Scores Sigma Beta Delta Scholarship

Justin Brooks, an undergraduate baseball student-athlete in Wilmington University’s Business Analytics program and a member of Sigma Beta Delta (SBD), was selected by SBD to receive a scholarship for the 2021/2022 academic year. This is the first time a WilmU student was…
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Dr. Danley Co-Authors Article in Pediatric Journal

Dr. Amy Danley Dr. Amy Danley, associate professor in the College of Business, was among co-authors of an article in the October issue of Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She joined four physicians from Children’s Hospital of…
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Highlighting Positive Police Stories

As Wilmington University alumnus Rick Goodale stepped into his new job as public information officer (PIO) of the Gastonia, North Carolina, Police Department last summer, he was well aware of the challenges facing him. Goodale had just retired from the Mont-gomery County, Maryland, Police Department, where he served 27 years, the last five as the department’s PIO. The most populous county in…
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