2014 Archive: Online Student of the Block
These students were selected as Online Student of the Block during 2014. Congratulations! View our current Online Students of the block here.
Fall Block II, 2014
Please join me in congratulating Channen Garrity for being chosen as Fall Block II’s student of the block. Channen is active duty Navy stationed in Virginia. She chose Wilmington University because of the relationship it has with Delaware Technical & Community College. Channen has just two semesters left before graduation and is actively involved as an Online Peer Mentor and in the Online Student Association. She strives for excellence in everything she does and was chosen as Junior Sailor of the Quarter for her command. Channen feels Wilmington University is a wonderful place to attend college even if she does not step foot inside the classroom. The convenience of online learning suits her well and will help further her career as a Naval Officer. Thank you for all that you do Channen!
Fall Block I, 2014
Tim lives and works on the West Coast. He earned a BSN from Washington State University in December 1999, and has been employed by a large urban hospital as an Oncology Certified Registered Nurse since 2000. Through progressive leadership roles, he currently acts as nurse manager for two inpatient oncology units. Despite no formal business education, in his spare time Tim also co-founded a microbrewery in 2010. Tim is a dedicated father to three children and spends many nights a week cheering from the sidelines. To assist him in excelling in his current role and continued growth in his career, Tim chose to continue his education with an MBA concentrating in Health Care Administration. Wilmington University offered just the right balance of quality, flexibility, and affordability. Classes have been engaging and enlightening given his daily work role. With all this, Tim still maintains a GPA of 4.0. Please join me in congratulating Tim on being our featured student of Fall Block I!
Summer Block II, 2014
John R. lives in Burlington, New Jersey and is a graduate of Burlington County College. He chose Wilmington University in 2013 to continue his education because of the excellent price and convenience. This past Fall he was in four courses (first semester at Wilmington) and was fortunate enough to be on the Dean's List for the semester. This summer John will be in his final five courses and is very proud to be the first individual in his family to earn a college degree. John is completing his Bachelor's degree in just one academic year after transferring in his Associate's degree. Immediately after graduating, he will continue at Wilmington for either an MSM or MBA with a marketing concentration. Congratulations John for being chosen as Summer Block II student of the block! Your accomplishments are impressive!
Summer Block I, 2014
Kristina is currently working towards her BSN with an anticipated Spring 2015 graduation and a current GPA of 3.89. Kristina feels the convenience of Wilmington University's online program is unparalleled and has allowed her to move with her husband from Delaware to New York... and now to Texas within the last two years. She is currently working as a perioperative RN at a Magnet Recognized facility and loves the fast-paced environment of the operating room. Her goal is to continue on to become a nurse practitioner working alongside surgeons to care for patients in and outside of the operating room. Kristina also volunteers in several committees created to benefit her peers and patients at work and loves it! Please join us in congratulating Kristina!
Spring Block II, 2014
Please join me in congratulating Alan McManus as our Spring Block II student of the block! He serves in the Air Force as an active duty loadmaster. Despite his heavy load of travelling, he studies Accounting at Wilmington University, maintaining a 3.96 GPA. When he graduates, he plans on becoming a CPA, and eventually open his own accounting firm. His favorite part about Wilmington University is the easy ability to take the classroom with him overseas. Alan believes that investing in education is the best choice.
Spring Block I, 2014
Please join me in congratulating Chezara Thompkins. as our Spring Block I student of the block! Chezara is a full-time student currently residing in Upper Darby, PA; she will be completing her Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice in May 2014. She is a member of the Eta Beta Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society. Chezara would like to become a Probation Officer because she believes that everyone deserves a second chance.