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Cape Gazette SCHOOL & EDUCATION TUESDAY, AUGUST 13-THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 2013 21 About 20 Wilmington Uni- ing events," she said. "We wanted Kosaveach showed the educators versity faculty and staff recently to do something different. It a E-inch gun in the bunker, an attended an annual retreat in an would be great if we could learn anti-aircraft gun recovered from underground bunker at World something. We are educators." a German U-boat sunk off the War II-era Fort Miles in Cape Dr. Gary D. Wray, president Rhode Island coast in 1945 and Henlopen State Park. of the association, welcomed other exhibits. Participants from the uni- his Wilmington University col- Chris Trowbridge, dean of the versity's College of Social and leagues, telling them he has been College of Social and Behavioral Behavioral Sciences discussed teaching history at the university Sciences, said the university of- meeting strategic goals for the since 1987. He told the associa- fers classes at 14 locations in upcoming year, reviewing fac- tion's history, starting 10 years Delaware, New Jersey and Mary- ulty credentials and professional ago with four members and now land, including Dover Air Force experiences, encouraging faculty numbering 320. Base and Joint Base McGuire- participation in development The group's goal is "to create Dix-Lakehurst military facility in activities and continuing to fos- the best World War II museum New Jersey. ter relationships with partner in the best World War II facility "The master's degree in home- schools, in the country," Wray said. land security is one of the reasons Deb Berke, the university's Fort Miles was built in the we are at McGuire," Trowbridge director of Psychology Programs, early days of the war and housed said. "We're always looking for explained why the group held its more than 2,000 men and worn- new ways to match students retreat at Fort Miles. Her hus- en who guarded the Delaware with the right degree. It really is band, John Roberts, is a board Bay and cities such as Wilming- about providing access to great member of the Fort Miles His- ton from enemy surface ships. It programs and giving students the torical Association and head of was armed with 16-inch, 12-inch opportunity to succeed. the Bunker Busters, a group of and smaller guns. "Students from all over the volunteers working to restore After watching a video of the country can now take courses the fort to its World War II ap- fort's history, the WU group took and programs online, with the pearance, a tour of the bunker led by Joe same expert instructors and "This is such an interesting Kosaveach, an association board real-world academics as in the place. I knew the fort was hold- member and a Bunker Buster. classroom," he added. Fort Miles Historical Association board member Joe Kosaveach tells the group about the mines that were placed at the mouth of Delaware Bay to prevent enemy warships from entering during World War II. SUBMITTED PHOTOS FORT MILES HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION President Gary Wray explains the history of the site to the Wilmington University group. For early childhood education including: Now Enrolling 3-yr-olds: Tues, Thurs 9am- ll:30am Tuition $125 monthly 4-5-yr-olds: Mon, Wed, Fri 9am- ll:30am, Tuition $150 monthly Please call Mary at 302-381-0312 for Registration Webpage: http//goshenutne.info THE now til gept;ember 14t;h until 7 pm for teachers' convenience August 14, 21, 28 & September 4 302.934.8119 Coastal Georgetown AAUW awards scholarship to nursing student Nursing student Shauntey Ni- sitter not only presented the cole Singletary has been awarded concept of responsibility, but also $1,500 from the Coastal-George- assisted me in determining pro- town Branch of the American fessional goals for my future as a Association of University Wom- young adult, As I prepare for my en to continue her second year of s.econd year of nursing school, I nursing training at the Margaret am enthusiastic to acquire tech- H. Rollins School of Nursing at nical treatment skills for tending Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. to children with intensive care Coastal Georgetown Scholar- needs, and a variety ofcomplica- ship Committee members noted tions ranging from prematurity, Singletary's pursuit of higher birth defects, infections, cardiac education to help her work with malformations and surgical dif- children started during her ado- ficulties." lescence when she became a Penny Deiner, CG-AAUW babysitter. Her goal is to become president, will present the schol- a neonatal nurse practitioner, arship to Singletary. A portion of Singletary's es- To learn more, go to http:// say that was submitted with her www.aauwdelaware.org/george- application reads, "Being a baby- town.shtml. can use a they read the 11 Home Improvement Guide For Advertising Information