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In the Community

Dr. John Gray, dean, Wilmington University College of Education, speaks at a June 22 university press conference announcing the award of a $500,000 National Council for Teacher Residencies grant to the College of Education's year-long teacher residency program.

Wilmington University Awarded $500,000 to Transform Teacher Training

For more than a century, student teaching has been a vital, though brief, step in training students to become teachers. Wilmington University is revolutionizing that tradition, and its efforts have earned the College of Education a half-million dollar grant from a national education think tank.

Human trafficking survivor and victims' advocate Holly Austin Smith was lured into prostitution in 1992 at age 14.

Modern-Day Slavery is Real and Close to Home

At age 14, Holly Austin Smith was lured into child prostitution from her South Jersey suburb. Now 39 and an advocate for the many other victims of human trafficking, she'll discuss her experiences, their aftermath, and her 2014 book Walking Prey: How America's Youth Are Vulnerable to Sex Slav…

WilmU has partnered with the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) through a newly signed, mutually beneficial agreement that allows students to complete 36 of the 40 credit hours required before sitting for the CAMS certification exam. (Photo: truthvoice.com)

A Step Up For Financial Crimefighters

Detecting and preventing financial crime is big business. It also presents booming career opportunities in banking, government, healthcare, and other fields. Gaining the recognition of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) in that task is a mark of excellence amon…

Wilmington University's new Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership provides practical skill building for K-to-12 teachers who want to stay in the classroom rather than entering school administration.

How Teachers Become Leaders

Not every teacher aspires to be a superintendent, but schools and school districts offer many opportunities for leadership. Wilmington University's College of Education now offers a new doctoral degree program that prepares teachers to lead the way and innovate their field.

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