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IACBE Re-Accreditation Reflects Academic Excellence for Wilmington University’s College of Business

On July 19, 2022, the Board of Commissioners of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) approved Wilmington University’s reaffirmation of specialized accreditation of all business and management degree programs offered through its College of Business from January 1, 2023, through December 31, 2029. According to a news release issued by IACBE in August 2022, “The…
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Career Ready in Sport Management

Students who recently earned advanced degrees in Sport Management are living the dream, with 90% of grads landing jobs in the highly specialized industry. Positions filled by WilmU alums include athletic director for Carroll Community College; event supervisor at the Wells…
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Business Analytics Intern Helps Urban Nonprofit

Jada Brinkley, a Wilmington University senior majoring in Business Analytics, is an intern at the Wilmington Alliance, a nonprofit organization focused on economic development and inclusion, promoting the collective good, and community-based interventions to halt violence in the city. It’s a win-win-win relationship. Brinkley is helping staffers at the Alliance to more fully understand the data…
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Formidable Business Experience for the Classroom

College of Business adjunct faculty bring real-life experience and expertise to the classroom and the community. A new adjunct who teaches entrepreneurship, Dr. Jamiel Vadell is the former director of Millaway Institute for Entrepreneurship at Gulf Coast College in Florida.
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The Gender Gap in Medical Specialties

In an article in the “Journal of Business Diversity,” WilmU D.B.A. alumni Drs. Jay Pickern and Helena Costakis found that stigma associated with women medical students discourages them from going into male-dominated specialties, even though female medical students…
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The Power of Accounting: Dennis Clark

Dennis Clark | College of Business since 1988 Crunching numbers for Delmarva Power, where he managed the supply chain that kept the regional utility up and running, led Dennis Clark to teach accounting, auditing, and principles of management courses at the New Castle campus. The way he teaches them, however, was inspired by a professor in the Wilmington College MBA program from which he graduated…
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The Music Manager: Joseph Euculano

Joseph Euculano | College of Business since 1985 How did a music teacher end up explaining economics to generations of first-year students? In a word: entrepreneurship. As the owner of Instrumental Music Programs, among other small businesses, Joe Euculano provided…
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Soul of a Teacher: Manubhai (Mike) Karia

Manubhai (Mike) Karia | College of Business since 1980 Fifty-one years ago, Mike Karia’s flight from India landed at Kennedy Airport on the day after a snowstorm. “I was coming from a place where it was 95 or 100 degrees every day,” he recalls. “There was snow in the…
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Sport Management Student First to Win SBD scholarship

Justin Brooks, an undergraduate in Wilmington University’s Sports Management program and a member of Sigma Beta Delta, was selected by SBD as to receive a scholarship for the 2021/2022 academic year. This is the first time that a Wilmington University student has been selected for the honor. The objective of the scholarship is to recognize and honor the academic achievement of undergraduate and…
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