COEL Awards and Recognitions

Wilmington University has been recognized by various professional organizations in the higher education industry for offering award winning online programs, multimedia content, and courses. 

2018 ITC Awards for Excellence in eLearning

Organization that granted the award: Instructional Technology Council

Award details: WilmU's Center for Teaching Excellence and Educational Technology Departments won a 2018 Award for Outstanding Support for Faculty or Students for the Pathways to Instructional Excellence program.  This is award is granted to institutions of higher education that built an organizational unit that has a solid reputation for outstanding support and service for their faculty or students. The unit’s efforts have been proven to be replicable and innovative, since it serves as an open-source professional development curriculum with on-demand videos.

2018 ITC Award Recipient for Excellence in eLearning

2018 Telly Awards

Organization that granted the award: Telly Awards

Award details: WilmU's Educational Technology and Multimedia department won three Telly Awards for video projects. 

2018 Telly Awards - 39th Annual Bronze Winner

2018 Blackboard Exemplary Course Program Award

Organization that granted the award: Blackboard Inc.

Award details: WilmU's Online Learning department created the  DTL 6010 Universal Design in E-Learning  course which was awarded the exemplary status by Blackboard for a commitment to excellence in online education. View the video course tour.

Logo for the 2018 Blackboard Exemplary Course Program Award

2018 Blackboard Catalyst Award

Organization that granted the award: Blackboard Inc. 

Award details:  WilmU's Educational Technology and Multimedia department won a 2018 Blackboard Catalyst Award for Teaching and Learning for the CUL 303: The Craft of Beer course. This award recognizes those who have adopted flexible, distance and online delivery, including using mobile technologies, to positively impact the educational experience. Read more about Wilmington University’s multimedia team and how they crafted the course. View the course's video teaser trailer.

2018 Blackboard Catalyst Award Winner

2017 Telly Awards

Organization that granted the award: Telly Awards

Award details: WilmU's Educational Technology and Multimedia department won two Telly Awards for video projects in the educational institution category as a non-broadcast production entry. Read the  Press Release to learn more about these awards. 

2017 University Professional and Continuing Studies Association's Faculty and Staff Development Award for the Mid-Atlantic Region

Organization that granted the award: UPCEA

Award details: This award is given for the advancement of faculty and staff development programs including but not limited to conferences, instruction, academic support and/or other student services. UPCEA's Faculty and Staff Development Award was received for WilmU's Hybrid and Online Training (HOT) Program, a 3 three week online course that certifies WilmU faculty to teach online and hybrid courses.

UPCEA 2017 Faculty and Staff Development Award for the Mid-Atlantic Region

2015 LearningCounts Ambassador Award

Organization that granted the award: LearningCounts

Award details: Lindsay H. Rice III received this award, for his service as WilmU's Assessment Manager in the College of Online and Experiential Learning.  

2015 LearningCounts Ambassador Award - Lindsay H. Rice III

2014 Blackboard Exemplary Course Program Award

Organization that granted the award: Blackboard Inc.

Award details: WilmU's Online Learning department created the MEE 7634 - Integrated Methods for Teaching Elementary Social Studies course which was awarded the exemplary status by Blackboard for a commitment to excellence in online education.  Read the press release to learn more about this award. 

Logo for the 2018 Blackboard Exemplary Course Program Award

2013 Blackboard Exemplary Course Program Award

Organization that granted the award: Blackboard Inc.

Award details:  WilmU's Online Learning department created the MEE 7633 - Integrated Methods for Teaching Elementary Reading and Writing course which was awarded the exemplary status by Blackboard for a commitment to excellence in online education. View the video course tour for MEE 7633 and read the press release to learn more about this award.

Logo for the 2018 Blackboard Exemplary Course Program Award