Student of the Block

Each year, Student Life recognizes students for their exemplary academic efforts, community service, and commitment to enhancing the WilmU community. The below students were selected for their achievements during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Spring II: Jessica Kolh


Jessica Kolh is a transfer student from Delaware Tech studying Elementary Education (K-6). Since transferring, Jessica has achieved a 3.89 GPA at Wilmington University and serves as the President of the Education Club. Additionally, Jessica is highly involved with the Student Program of the Delaware State Education Association (DSEA) and is currently serving as the organization’s Vice President. Beginning this August, Jessica will be the President-Elect and then become the President of DSEA during her senior year. Jessica has always had a passion for working with children and believes that education is one of the most powerful tools a person can have. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys spending time with friends, reading mystery novels and visiting her family in Syracuse, New York.

Spring I: Tiffany Peters


Tiffany Peters is a senior studying Human Resources Management with a 3.25 GPA and will be graduating this Spring in May 2017. Tiffany currently serves at the Vice President of Student Government Association and is also the President of Student United Way. Throughout her time at Wilmington University, Tiffany has performed a significant amount of community service through her involvement in Student United Way and SGA and has also served as mentor for young females through One Village Alliance’s Girls Can Do Anything Program. Tiffany has also completed volunteer work with Rebuilding Together New Orleans with Student Life through the department’s annual Alternative Spring Break Trip. After graduation, Tiffany is considering entering the Peace Corps or pursuing employment in the Human Resources field.

Fall II: Jacob Grande


Jacob Grande is a junior at Wilmington University studying Information Systems Management. He holds a 3.68 GPA and also works part-time as a help desk technician in the IT department. Once he graduates, Jacob plans to attend graduate school and seek a full-time job in the information technology field. Jacob has been an active student on campus including being a member of Student Government Association. He has given back by participating in several 5K’s including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation One Walk and the Sexual Assault Awareness Teal Ribbon 5K. In his spare time, Jacob enjoys playing football and basketball, spending time with friends and family and reading.

Fall I: Adefisayo Adegoye


Adefisayo is a senior at Wilmington University with a 3.77 GPA. Adefisayo is majoring in Legal Studies and is a very active student on campus. She is a graduate of the Student Leadership Summit and serves as a Student Ambassador at events at both Dover and New Castle. Additionally, she is currently a Campus Correspondent for the Student Health 101 online magazine.