ACADEMIC NEWS

Dr. Graves Awarded DAISY for Inspiring Nursing Students

Dr. Stacey Graves, director of Nursing Programs, is Wilmington University’s first recipient of the DAISY Faculty Award, which honors nursing educators for their commitment to inspiring nursing students who blossom into caring, quality healthcare providers. Dr. Lisa Drews, who chairs the MSN Leadership Program, and Dr. Lynn Thomas-Bauer, assistant chair of Nurse Practitioner Programs,were…
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ACADEMIC NEWS

WilmU A Leader in Human Trafficking Awareness

Wilmington University is a leader in human trafficking studies and awareness, with monthly webinars that attract a global audience. Begun during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, the webinars soon began attracting a large audience. “The webinars have become their own thing.
ACADEMIC NEWS

Webinar Series Highlights Transformative Technology

There is a way to keep up with the latest technologies. The College of Technology is debuting a monthly webinar series with the theme “Transformative Technology: The Good, The Bad, and the Unknown.” Dr. Anthony J. Carcillo, dean of the COT, says the series provides an…
MAGAZINEALUMNI NEWS

With Hope, Optimism and Confidence

Recent graduate Jessica Davenport refuses to let her disability impact her success. Jessica Davenport thinks that society undervalues people with disabilities, and she’s trying to change that. “Unfortunately,” she says, “we have to constantly prove society wrong.” Jessica Davenport uses a headpiece and a magnetic sticker that nurses place on her nose. The sticker communicates…
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MAGAZINE

Remembering Bill Smith

Bill Smith Public Services Librarian and Associate Professor William L. Smith II devoted over 28 years to the Wilmington University Library. He began his career in March of 1994 as a temporary librarian charged with cataloging a collection of books purchased by the…
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Playtime With Purpose

These volunteers and alums bring joy to children who haven’t known much of it.From left: Ashley Torbert, Brooke Mitchell, Emily Christianson, Albee Mendoza, Deonika White, Jenna Hanes, Jenn Bones, Susan Cordle, Alexus Nelson Entertaining children and families facing health…
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A Distinguished Journey to the Bench

Chief Judge Demetrica Todd-Ruiz On March 20, 2023, Demetrica Todd-Ruiz made history as the first African American Superior Court judge appointed in Salem County, New Jersey. The confirmation by the New Jersey Senate marked a milestone in her journey to the bench — one that exemplifies the Wilmington University mission of excellence, leadership, and service. Todd-Ruiz has a long and distinguished…
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Hail to a Trailblazing Chief

Capt. Wilfredo Campos Alumnus Wilfredo Campos, a native of Puerto Rico, is Wilmington’s first Latino police chief. In January, Capt. Wilfredo Campos became the first person of Hispanic descent to be named Wilmington chief of police. A significant milestone, to be sure. But…
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Advocating For Student-Athletics

Scott Borgmann Jr. Sophomore pitcher represents CACC on national committee. These are exciting and transformative times in college athletics. Such issues as the transfer portal, name, image and likeness (NIL), and gender equity are changing the landscape of NCAA sports while…
ALUMNI NEWSMAGAZINE

Bella Dontine and Travis Brown: Budding Hollywood Careers

Travis Brown College of Technology alums Bella Dontine and Travis Brown are earning their stripes as Hollywood producers — and in Tinseltown, that’s no easy feat. Released in May, their feature film, “Devil’s Hollow,” earned serious buzz at its West Coast premiere in February at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard.  A southern Gothic crime thriller, the film centers on a…
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