What's the 988?

Changing perceptions about mental health will take innovation, collaboration and passionate leaders like Wilmington University alumnus Carlos Mackall. It’s full steam ahead for alumnus Carlos Mackall. As vice president of the Northeast Region for RI International, a global organization specializing in crisis, health, recovery, and consulting services, Mackall oversees doctors, nurse…
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Gone Too Soon

We honor the lives of these longtime colleagues. William “Bill” Quinn Bill Quinn Walt Disney said, “The greatest moments in life are not concerned with selfish achievements but rather with the things we do for the people we love and esteem, and whose respect we…

A Second Chance

Having survived pancreatic cancer, Dr. Matthew Wilson believes he was given a second chance at life. When he’s not serving the University as associate professor and chair of First Year Experience, English as a Second Language, and Humanities, he advocates on behalf of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Research Network (PanCAN). According to the nonprofit, more than 60,000 Americans could be diagnosed…
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A Student Pens the Adventures of Lia-Ria

Jodi Fiore Wilmington University graduate student Jodi Fiore will complete her master’s in School Counseling in December. In addition to managing her full-time teaching career and finishing up her coursework, Fiore is also celebrating the fourth book of her “Lia-Ria and…

Ed.D. Grad Takes Innovation to Corrections

You might not think that schools and prisons share management strategies. Both institutions, however, focus on the development of large groups of people, and both of their populations can benefit from innovation. Just ask Maj. Kimberly Hughey, who was appointed deputy warden…

Rethinking What It Takes to Teach

An assistant professor from Wilmington University’s College of Education is leading a team ofDelaware teachers and school officials as part of a national effort to examine the entry requirements for education degrees and the teaching profession. Early this year, the Delaware Department ofEducation selected Dr. Michele Brewer, the COE’s chair ofTechnology, Assessment, and…
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Powerful Words from Student-Athletes

Support. Family. Educate. Care. Team. Leaders. Express. Speak. Listen. Wilmington University staff, faculty, and students will be seeing those words in various formats and venues this fall. They are among the most prominent elements in a word cloud created by the Student-Athlete Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Council. Formed early this year, the council is made up of 14 student-athletes…
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