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Changing perceptions about mental health will take innovation, collaboration and passionate leaders like Wilmington University alumnus Carlos Mackall. It’s full steam ahead for alumnus Carlos Mackall. As vice president of the Northeast Region for RI International, a global organization specializing in crisis, health, recovery, and consulting services, Mackall oversees doctors, nurse…
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The Fight to End Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is one of the fastest-growing criminal enterprises in the world, ranking just behind drugs and ahead of arms trafficking. Statistics vary, but the Global Slavery Index estimates that there are more than 40 million people enslaved worldwide. Out of every…
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On the Road with Juan-Pablo Bernal

left to right:Henric Karlsson, club director at Kramfors Alliansen, Sweden, shaking hands with Juan-Pablo Bernal. sealing Juan’s first professional contract as a soccer player. For Juan-Pablo Bernal, soccer — “the global game” — opened a door to the world.
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The Family Unit

The WilmU family that studies together succeeds together. Meet the Baurys family. Tamra Baurys and her children, Eric and Alexa, each completed their Wilmington University degree programs in May of 2020: Tamra, with a doctorate in Educational Leadership; Eric, an MBA; and Alexa, a bachelor’s in Elementary Education. Through it all, they managed to both love and like each other. Tamra…
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Organizational Leadership: College of Business

This fall, the College of Business will offer a new interdisciplinary undergraduate degree program in Organizational Leadership. This collaboration between the colleges of Business and Social and Behavioral Sciences will emphasize innovative leadership practices…
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Nursing Leadership Student Steps Up During Pandemic

Susannah Manupule, an MSN Leadership Education student, already is a leader in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps. A captain stationed at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, she is the assistant clinical nurse officer in charge (ACNOIC) of the Mother/Baby Unit. Besides her…
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Gatekeeper for Sports Diversity and Inclusion

Dr. Jason James, an assistant professor in the College of Business, has been named Wilmington University’s Athletics Diversity and Inclusion designee. In the role, which was approved by Divisions I, II, and III at the NCAA Convention in January 2020, he will serve as a gatekeeper of information related to diversity and inclusion, a core value of the Association.  According to the NCAA, the…
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Remembering Kathy Guglielmo

Ask anyone who knew Kathy Guglielmo what she was like, and they’ll tell you she was one of the nicest people they’d ever known. Selfless in both her personal and professional pursuits, Guglielmo was always last on her own list. She died of kidney cancer on Nov. 9, 2020…
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The Magic of Telehealth

When the COVID-19 pandemic displaced students involved in clinical studies, the Nurse Practitioner Faculty team pivoted to develop a comprehensive set of guidelines for students to use telehealth as a modality for care delivery and assessment. Dr. Melody Randle, MSN NP…
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Partners Inside and Outside the Classroom

Like many alums, Jon Eagle derived great inspiration from his professors. One of them, Craig Lytle, actually became his business partner. “I first met Craig in a class entitled Organizational Behavior roughly four years ago,” says Eagle. “After a great class together, we entered into a co-op internship shortly thereafter, where I was exposed to the insurance industry for the first time. Fast…
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