ACADEMIC NEWS

New A.S. in Data Analytics: A Career Starter

Launched in Fall of 2021, Wilmington University’s new associate degree in Data Analytics is designed to equip students for careers in a rapidly growing profession. The program is 100% online and provides students with the well-rounded data analytics skills they’ll need on the job, notes Dr. Victoria Haddad, chair of Computer Science and AS, Data Analytics. The degree is a steppingstone…
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Inspired Design

Many people lost their jobs during the pandemic, but chances are Tony Whitten was the only puppet specialist to be laid off. “There are only about four of us in the world,” says Whitten, who was teaching puppetry at Disney World in Orlando when he was furloughed in…
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Tech Grads Pilot Drones for a Good Cause

The College of Technology teamed with the External Affairs Department to create a unique fundraiser to benefit the Mary Campbell Center. Wilmington University was a sponsor of the event. Two recent graduates, Matthew Doyle and Mallory Nolte, volunteered to pilot drones that…
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College of Technology Launching Cloud Practitioner Certificate

The demand for qualified technology workers who can manage and maintain cloud computing systems is increasing as rapidly as the amount of information being stored on the cloud. WilmU’s College of Technology is helping to satisfy that demand with its new Cloud Practitioner certificate, scheduled to launch this fall. “In the Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey area, there are…
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Gaming Students Create Virtual Woodshop

Students in WilmU’s Game Design and Development bachelor’s degree program have completed a virtual walk-through demo that recreates a woodshop at Concord High School in North Wilmington, from the entrance and the workbenches on down to the brooms and dustpans. Jordan Estock, who teaches Design and Engineering in the high school’s real-life workshop, says he was especially…
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Gaming Grad Develops Health Software

Jeff Fisher, a graduate of the Game Design and Development program in Wilmington University’s College of Technology, has been busy working on several projects funded by the National Institutes of Health in his current position at Barron Associates, a software research…
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Student Interns From WilmU Gain A Significant Advantage

Besides on-the-job experience, student interns from Wilmington University gain a significant advantage in launching their careers. Lloyd Shoriwa, who completed three internships with PPL, a Fortune 500 utilities company, was offered a full-time position as an associate…
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From Game Design Student to Teacher

Mentoring future faculty members is one of the most rewarding aspects of Scott Shaw’s work as program chair of the Game Design andDevelopment andVideo and MotionGraphics degrees and the Maker certificate in WilmU’s College of Technology. “Students have a unique perspective because they have gone through the program and know how everything fits together,” he…
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