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Valvoline and Wilmington University Announce Higher Ed Partnership

Lexington, Ky. (Dec. 17, 2020) – Wilmington University and Valvoline, Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a leading supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, today announced a new education partnership that will provide expanded opportunities to Valvoline™ employees interested in pursuing an undergraduate or advanced college degree. As part of the new partnership, the university will…
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Aspire Program and WilmU: Perfect Match for Disney Cast Member

A Walt Disney Company Cast Member’s successful environmental initiative has led her to enroll in Wilmington University’s Environmental Science and Policy program through Disney Aspire, the tuition-free program for employees. Kristee Post was working as a Fairy Godmother-in-Training at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique at the Walt Disney World Resort when she suggested a change to the cosmetic…
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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…
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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 students celebrated their completion of an intensive year-long finance and technology workforce development program in a…
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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…
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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 confidence, she’s building a new life. When Maria Esther Mendez De La Cruz’s father was deported to Mexico, she became a…
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