Academic News

Adjunct Faculty Member Honored for Library Initiative

Tom Gavin, lead adjunct faculty member for the Applied Technology in Education degree program, has been honored with the Delaware Association of School Librarians 2022 Outstanding Administrator Award for Excellence. Gavin earned the award for creating a strong partnership between the Colonial School District and Delaware public libraries. Colonial was brought into the Delaware Library Consortium…
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Alumni News

Stages of Achievement

College of Education grad pursues career in dance   Richy Romero’s made some noteworthy changes over the past year.  In the First State Ballet Theatre production of Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” at the Grand Opera House this spring, he danced the role of Von…
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A Leading CACC Sports Faculty Representative

Dr. Matt Wilson In the game of life, the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) and its student-athletes strive to excel in both academics and athletics. That’s due, in part, to CACC’s faculty athletic representatives, led by Dr. Matt Wilson, director of Liberal Arts, who was recently elected to a two-year term as chair of the group. In his leadership role, he will help ensure that…
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Alumni News

Seven Degrees of Dissertation

Story and photo courtesy of the Cape Gazette, by Ellen Driscoll Cape Henlopen School District leaders earning their doctoral degrees from Wilmington University are (l-r) Lewes Elementary Principal Kim Corbidge, Beacon Middle Assistant Principal Kathleen Sheehan, Cape…
Magazine

Filling the Teacher Pipeline

Student Titus Mims is a paraeducator at Seaford Central Elementary School. WilmU’s College of Education has created innovative solutions to resolve the statewide teacher shortage.  WilmU Elementary Education major and paraeducator Titus Mims stands out as he walks the…
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WilmU’s Year-Long Residency: Making Students Into Teachers

It’s been about a year since Abbey DeJuliis earned her Bachelor of Science in Middle Level Education (Grades 6–8), and she’s currently winding up her first-year teaching seventh grade English at Stanton Middle School in Wilmington. But it’s not the first year she’s spent in front of a classroom, and according to DeJuliis — a graduate of WilmU’s Year-Long Residency student teaching…
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Bringing Instruction Directly to Teachers

Wilmington University has a well-earned reputation for making education accessible. The College of Education’s WilmU2U program is a case in point, which brings instruction directly to the school districts of teachers who want to earn credentials. WilmU2U has already been…
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Make Your Move Toward National Board Certification

Join a prestigious group of elite instructors with a proven track record of improved student learning outcomes. WilmU can help you get there. Ready to take your teaching to the next level? A decade of research shows the benefits of National Board Certification for licensed…
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WilmU Alum is Maryland Superintendent of Year

Dr. Kelly L. Griffith has been honored by her peers as Maryland Superintendent of the Year. She holds a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership and Innovation from Wilmington University and has been superintendent of Talbot County Public Schools for nine years. She will represent Maryland in the 2022 National Superintendents of the Year Program. In accepting the honor from the Public School…
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