Life@WilmU

Learning to Lead: Which degree matches your career goals—the MBA or the MSM?

Wilmington University’s Master of Business Administration offers a career-focused, experience-driven degree that fits your schedule as well as your budget. But the MBA isn’t the only path to leadership excellence. The Master of Science in Management also delivers the skills you’ll need to rise in your field. “Students come to WilmU’s College of Business because…
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Service During Challenging Times

Faculty from WilmU’s College of Business (COB) are finding creative ways to continue community outreach and partnerships despite the COVID-19 pandemic, including participation in the First Annual WilmU Virtual Open House. “The pandemic has had a tremendous impact on so…
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Business Students Making the World a Better Place

At Wilmington University, students are making an impact beyond the classroom, lending their talents to benefit the planet and people in underserved communities, notes Dean Kathy Kennedy-Ratajack of the College of Business. Carl Sivels, who is pursuing a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Sustainability, has accepted a one-year research fellowship with the federal Office of…
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Examining Management Through the Lens of History

James Henry Scarborough III took a unique approach to his capstone project, an integral part of achieving his Master of Science and Management degree. Instead of writing a paper focusing on a specific industry or leadership style, he wrote about a one-term Delaware governor…
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Entrepreneur Chairs Marketing Program

Dr. Scott J. Walton is now chair of the undergraduate Marketing program for the College of Business, bringing his experience as a corporate executive, business owner, and educator to Wilmington University. For five years, Dr. Walton was an executive at United Parcel Service…
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Former Gaming Executive Joins College of Business

Dr. Shawn K. McCloud, the new assistant chair of Graduate Studies at the College of Business, brings more than 25 years of experience in the gaming industry. He earned a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree at Wilmington University, where his dissertation reflected his professional experience, titled, Exploring attitudes toward casino gambling and visitation: Perspectives of…
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DBA Students Soar in Airline Research Pilot Program

In a unique pilot program, DBA candidates at Wilmington University’s College of Business provided research for American Airlines as part of its critical Evaluation Research Program.  Three doctoral students—Robert Clarke, Adam Schvom and Bryan Yackulic — conducted…
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WilmU: A Good Dover Neighbor

The Downtown Dover Partnership is intent on attracting businesses and consumers to the city’s core. Wilmington University’s College of Business is bolstering that effort on multiple fronts, providing expertise as well as placing WilmU interns in downtown businesses and organizations. “The goal is to make Dover more of a college town, like Newark with University of Delaware or West Chester…
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