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The Universal Banker Program Graduation Day: A Recap

September 28, 2018
 After five intense weeks, the WLA and Generation Universal Banker Program ended on a high note. The graduation ceremony provided students, their families, and sponsors WLA, Generation, M&T Bank, Capital One and WSFS a final chance to connect as the official first graduates of the program. Antonio Stills, Program Instructor, spoke to how the students...

Philanthropic Conference to Focus On Delaware Based Initiatives

September 18, 2018
The Philanthropy Delaware Conference kicks off Tuesday, September 25th. This event has come to light thanks to Philanthropy Delaware (previously known as Delaware Grantmakers Association.) This conference will focus on bringing together grantmakers, foundation trustees, government funders, corporate giving programs, community foundations, nonprofit staff, and board members and other philanthropic organizations, partners and community leaders...

More Special Guests Visit During Week 4 of the WLA and Generation Universal Banker Program

September 13, 2018
Students of the WLA and Generation Universal Banking Program kicked off week four of the five-week program with an exciting day. The future bankers showed off their progress by reviewing technical banking terms. The goal was to ensure that everyone in the class had the consistent knowledge base.  Students also learned about safety within a...

Inspiration from Capital One: Week 3 of the WLA and Generation Universal Banker Program

September 04, 2018
Students walked in quickly Thursday morning to their third week of the WLA and Generation Universal Banker Program. Inspiring the students each day continues to be a clear goal of the class. Each video has been something to inspire the future bankers. This time, the class had to write to provide sage advice to students. “You...

Newest Downtown Wilmington Investment Allows Professionals To Live Where They Work

August 30, 2018
One of the biggest investments in downtown Wilmington has just opened. The Residences of Mid-Town Park is the newest luxury apartment complex to open in Wilmington. Focusing on having young professionals working downtown move in, amenities include a communal workspace, game room, lounges and an outdoor area.   “If people don’t live [Downtown], it becomes...

Professionalism and Customer Service: The Focus of Week 2 at the WLA and Generation Universal Banker Program

August 27, 2018
Walking into the classroom at the Wilmington Library you can see the progress and sense the change in the mindset of each student in the WLA and Generation Universal Banker Program.   “The students are buying into the program. They are transforming themselves and changing to become who they wanted to. They look forward to...

Class is in Session: Week 1 of the Generation Universal Banker Program

August 20, 2018
“This is groundbreaking.” Chris Fullman opened up to the Wilmington Leaders Alliance while surrounded by young adults eagerly awaiting what came next in the day. The successful ex-professional baseball player, Wilmington local, self-employed financial coach and account manager is now the mentor of the first cohort of future Wilmington bankers. He recently began working with...

Christiana Care Rated Among Nation’s Best Hospitals in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

August 17, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Christiana Care also is No. 1 in Delaware and One of Only 29 Hospitals Nationwide Rated as High Performing in Common Conditions and Procedures.   Wilmington, DE, Aug. 14, 2018 – For the third year in a row, Christiana Care Health System has been rated a Best Hospital and recognized for high...

Millennial Summit Draws Over 600 Workforce Professionals to Wilmington Riverfront

August 09, 2018
“If you have no failure you’ve tried nothing at all.”   – Alisa Morkides, Owner of Brew Ha Ha! and Brandywine Coffee Roasters An Innovative Workforce Summit Professional advice, career guidance and inspiring stories were shared from dozens of speakers to over 600 young professionals at the Wilmington Riverfront for the second annual Millennial Summit on August...