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New Coalition Launches to Boost Economic Mobility for America’s Displaced Frontline Workforce

The SkillUp Coalition brings together leading training and education providers, employers, technology companies, job readiness nonprofits, and philanthropies to upskill workers into in-demand jobs at scale. American workers who have been laid off or furloughed in the wake of COVID-19 have a new resource to access training and employment opportunities, thanks to an ambitious initiative launched…
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Chipotle Debuts Debt-Free Degrees for all Employees

This press release was first released by Chipotle on October 15, 2019. Chipotle becomes first in fast-casual industry to significantly expand education benefits NEWPORT BEACH, CA, October 15, 2019 / — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG), known for its best-in-class benefits, announced that it will provide the opportunity for all eligible employees, including crew members, to pursue a…
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Year Up Graduates Open the Door to Opportunity

WilmU hosts workforce development program for low-income students. Alyssa Bradley (YU Student Services) For the 20 members of Year Up Wilmington’s Class of 2019, July 24 marked the end of the opportunity of a lifetime and the beginning of a lifetime of opportunity. The…
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WilmU Sponsors Women’s Cycling

Wilmington University leads the pack as the new title sponsor of Benchmark Classic’s Pro Women’s Cycling Criterium. WilmU is the new title sponsor of the Pro Women’s Criterium, taking place in West Chester, PA, this year on August 10. Love women’s sports? Love local events that bring the community together? So does WilmU! The University is proud to be the new title sponsor of the 2019…
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What a Difference a Year Makes

The partnership between Year Up and WilmU is transforming lives. Cover Story by Maria Hess Photos by Paul Patton Photo of Maria Esther Mendez De La Cruz by Emir Lake Maria Esther Mendez De La Cruz doubted herself before starting her Year Up program. Now, fortified with…
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New Jersey Partnerships Continue to Grow

More opportunities abound for New Jersey residents to transfer seamlessly to Wilmington University after earning their associate degrees at community colleges throughout the state. WilmU President Dr. LaVerne Harmon and Rowan College at Burlington County President Dr. Michael Cioce sign the Online Programs Pathway Agreement. This summer, the University partnered with Mercer County Community…
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