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Farewell, Dr. Mike

Dr. Michael Czarkowski, known as Dr. Mike, retired in December after 32 years of service. “It was my time to leave,” he says. “You get a sense of these things.” Dr. Mike and his wife, Suzie Czarkowski, both of whom retired in December. He sensed that life was too short, given the loss of his brother- and sister-in-law, Tom and Elizabeth Schubmehl, who both died young, and his mother…
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The Consummate Educator

A lifelong advocate for education and the consummate teacher with a deep passion to explore and to teach what she found to others, Dr. Doreen Turnbo, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, retired in December of 2018. Dr. Doreen Turnbo Her legacy is a thriving college…
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Veteran Educator is Named Dean

Effective Jan. 1, 2019, Dr. Anthony Carcillo was named dean of Wilmington University’s College of Technology (COT). Dr. Anthony Carcillo He had previously served as director of the COT’s graduate programs, as well as chair of its Technology Project Management program and…
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Leading Alumni with Gusto

Dr. Frank Ingraham has worn many hats in his life. Dr. Frank Ingraham During a 44-year career with the DuPont Company, he worked in labor relations, human resources, Six Sigma/Lean project management, training and development, and community relations. Post-DuPont, he’s been a teacher and author. And in private life, he’s a husband, father and doting grandfather. But perhaps no job he has taken…
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Building A Life Worth Living

How my journey led to Wilmington University. Assistant Professor Jason James, College of Business. Life is rife with opportunities. If we listen hard enough to the voices around us, we can learn more about ourselves. We can change. Being able to recognize that you’re not…
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Adjunct Seeks to Empower Women

“He throws like a girl, “man-up,” “for the good of mankind” are expressions we see or hear almost every day — without giving them a second thought.  Rachel Piazza | Photo by Orlando Checo Rachel Piazza does, and she would like to see them expunged from the…
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Dr. Bishop Completes Term on Ethics Commission

Dr. Johanna Bishop says her service on the New Castle County Ethics Commission, which ended in April, was “a great learning experience about how government works.” Dr. Johanna Bishop | Photo by Susan L. Gregg Dr. Bishop, associate professor and director of Behavioral Science Programs at Wilmington University, served two three-year terms on the commission, the last three as chair. Created in…
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Taking it to The Keys

Shallow water colony of the great star coral, Montastraea cavernosa, in 15 feet of water. Photo by John Reed courtesy of NOAA. Dr. Milton Muldrow to participate in Florida Keys study. The  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has asked Wilmington…
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Survivor

All my life,” says Dr. Lam, “I wanted to touch American soil.” After several months in a Singapore refugee camp, and through the auspices of the Norwegian and U.S. governments, he achieved that goal in January of 1980. Born in South Vietnam in 1957, Wilmington…