News Release

Laurie E. Bick-Jensen
Director, Public Relations
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Wilmington University Hosts STEM Summit

Features presentations by cyber security and technology pros

Wilmington University’s College of Technology will host the BDPA (Black Data Processors Association) Northern Delaware STEM Summit on September 21, 2013. STEM is an acronym representing the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

University President Dr. Jack Varsalona will deliver the keynote address.

Students and members of the community are welcome to attend and learn about STEM-based careers from key representatives in the industry. 

Program highlights include: a cyber security panel, leadership panels for males and females in the industry, a hands on cyber security challenge, career luncheon and career panel.  

The BDPA – Northern Delaware Chapter is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization composed of professionals working in the IT industry or having an interest in information technology. Its focus it to promote diverse IT environments from the classroom to the boardroom by offering technology and leadership development opportunities to students.

The summit is free to the community and will be held at the Wilmington University Audrey K. Doberstein Admissions Center on the New Castle campus from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to RSVP online at

Published: Monday, September 9, 2013 - New Castle, DE