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Wilmington University Receives $1 Million Grant from the Longwood Foundation

Wilmington University was awarded a $1 million grant by the Longwood Foundation to support the expansion of its Brandywine location. The expansion includes a new law school building and a Convocation Center that will serve multiple University needs. In the context of the grant, the Longwood Foundation cited the limited diversity within Delaware’s legal profession and Wilmington University’s…
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WilmU’s New Criminal Justice Course Tackles Cold Cases

Thirteen years ago, what began as a robbery in Chester County, Pennsylvania, ended in 43-year-old Thomas Ferguson’s murder — and his killer is still on the loose. It’s just one of the nation’s many unsolved cases.   Think you can help crack one of them? Check out Wilmington University’s new Cold Case Investigations (CRJ 323) course, an elective offered by the College of Social and…
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MSN Program Meets Demand

Wilmington University’s MSN Leadership Program grows as nurses prepare for essential roles in the rapidly expanding health care realm. In the fall semester, 50newstudents joined the program nationwide. Dr. Lisa Drews “Nurses are recognizing that having a…
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From Paraprofessional to Licensed Teacher

Wilmington University is helping to blaze a new career path for teachers, partnering with the state to provide school paraprofessionals with a specialized program to complete their bachelor’s degrees as licensed educators. Currently, 7% of positions for teachers in Delaware are vacant. Dr. Stacie Zdrojewski, who chairs Clinical Studies in the College of Education and Liberal Arts, and Lara…
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DBA Puts Career Shift on the Fast Track

Mohammad Choubdar started his career as an EKG cardiovascular technician at Johns Hopkins, where he performed stress tests and other diagnostic procedures. He got a taste of what he could contribute from a business standpoint when he developed an efficient physician workflow…
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Four Ways to Earn College Credit While in High School

Did you know that as a high school student, you can earn college credit right now? At Wilmington University, you don’t have to pay to learn what you already know. Your experiences can turn into academic credits. That means saving tuition costs and taking fewer college classes to earn your WilmU degree. Here are four ways to earn college credit while still in high school. 1.
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