DOE wants students to save money, time with new credit guide

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

The state’s new credit for prior learning policy framework will reinforce a practice that WilmU has been using for more than 30 years, a practice other institutions of higher learning in the First State also follow. According to the Department of Education, the guidelines are intended to help colleges and universities develop policies and procedures for evaluating prior student learning …

City employees complete Management Academy training

Terry Rogers Education, Government, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Several employees with the City of Milford recently completed the Delaware Municipal Supervisory Management Academy. This is a program the city started in 2019 in partnership with Wilmington University. Katrina White, Deputy City Clerk; Joe Balog, Arborist and Urban Forestry Coordinator; Lisa Levis, Permit Technician I, Shelly Muise, Public Works Administrative Assistant and Julie Eisenbrey, Billing Clerk I all completed …

Ashley Lockwood and her students, joined by Sen. Tom Carper.

Meet Ashley Lockwood, Delaware’s 2023 Teacher of the Year

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

Delaware’s teacher of the year didn’t set out to be an educator. Ashley Lockwood chose to earn a bachelor of arts in sociology from the University of Delaware in 2010. She planned to focus on how children interact with each other and develop. After graduation, she returned home to Seaford without a job and was trying to decide what her …

WilmU will join Widener as the only institutions with law schools in Delaware. (Wilmington University Facebook)

WilmU to start its own law school

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Wilmington University is starting a law school. It will be the First State’s second, joining Widener University’s Delaware Law School, which was founded in 1971. Soon-to-be-lawyers don’t have to rack up hundreds of thousands of dollars to attend, either.  WilmU law tuition The cost for full-time students will be $24,000 per year and $18,000 for part-time students, which the university’s …