MAGAZINE

New Development Office

Wilmington University welcomes the new Development Office to the Alumni Relations Department. The team, Felicia Quinn, Dana White and Crystal Rutihinda, is charged with developing a culture of philanthropy among alumni and community, and creating meaningful ways to keep donors and fundraising volunteers aware of the impact of their giving. “Our [development] team is different from many other…
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WilmU: A Sound Choice For The Hearing Impaired

Aided by the University’s Disability Services, these students are achieving success in the classroom. The human ear is a fragile, complex organ, made up of tiny bones and membranes and hair cells. When something goes awry in that complicated mechanism and a human being…
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Cumberland County College Honors WilmU Alumna

Wilmington University graduate Danielle Hughes was among four Distinguished Alumni honored at the 10th anniversary ceremonies at The Shirlee and Bernard Brown University Center at Cumberland County College in Vineland, New Jersey. Since opening in 2008, the University…
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The Next Worst Generation?

Are millennials the worst generation ever? You might think so from listening to the barrage of negative comments in the media. However, WilmU DBA student Bryan Yakulic helps put that hot topic in perspective in his presentation, “The Next Worst Generation” for TEDxDover. As an adjunct professor at The American College of Financial Services, Yakulic teaches cross-generational leadership. He…
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Heartfelt Thanks

At the Delaware Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2018 Diversity Conference this past July, alumna Tamara Varella surprised Wilmington University President Dr. LaVerne Harmon with a special gift. “I wanted to thank Dr. Harmon for all she has done for students…
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Alderman Kelly Pettyjohn: Distinguished Alumni Award Winner

Alderman Pettyjohn has been selected from numerous nominees as the recipient of the first Distinguished Alumni Award, presented by the Wilmington University Alumni Association. Kelly Pettyjohn Alderman and alumna Kelly Pettyjohn uses her background, work experience and education to lead with compassion and make a positive impact in her community. And she does that in Court 35 in Laurel, Delaware…
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Dr. Lemar White: A Champion for Diversity

Dr. White joined forces with another WilmU alum, Andrea Singleton, to create the Proud Professionals Network. The mission of the organization is to provide professional development for LGBTQ and allies, along with business and social networking opportunities for…
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Coach Named for New Men’s, Women’s Outdoor Track and Field

Track and field will become the 11th men’s sport and 12th women’s sport at WilmU to compete in the NCAA Division II Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference. Christian Stamm, a successful high school coach, will seek to duplicate that success at the collegiate level as he takes over the newly-minted Wilmington University men’s and women’s outdoor track and field programs, which will begin…
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