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Siegfrieds make $1.5 million donation to University of Delaware

Robert L. Siegfried, Jr., has a fresh, non-traditional philosophy of what it means to be an effective leader – one that focuses first and foremost on the development and leadership of oneself, especially before...

DSU, Central Delaware Chamber cut ribbon for new training and technology center

The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce (CDCC) joined Delaware State University in holding a ribbon cutting ceremony last week for the new DSU Training and Technology Center. (DTTC). DSU President Harry L. Williams and Judy...

Sallie Mae makes $50K contribution to scholarship program for children, spouses of...

Sallie Mae, Newark,  marked  Veterans Day this year with a tribute to military service members, past and present,  with a  $50,000 contribution to Folds of Honor, a national nonprofit organization that provides scholarships to the...
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(Video) UD Athletics raises 80 percent of $60 million fund-raising goal

The University of Delaware has reached 80 percent of its goal in upgrading Delaware Stadium and building new training facilities. The announcement of the project and the fund-raising effort was made during the Blue Hen's...
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(Video) University of Delaware kicks off $750 million fund-raising campaign

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtnFIbShS_Q&feature=youtu.be   More than 2,500 University of Delaware students, faculty, staff and friends flocked to The Green on Thursday, Nov. 9, to kick off Delaware First: The Campaign for the University of Delaware. UD President Dennis Assanis...

DSU gets federal grant that will bring high-tech instrument to biology department

The National Science Foundation has awarded  four biological sciences faculty members a $252,639 instrumentation grant that will give DSU students greater research opportunities. The NSF grant will fund the purchase of an Agilent Technologies Seahouse,...

Delaware State University sets enrollment record

Delaware State University has broken  an enrollment record. This semester also marked a five-year rolling average with a freshman retention rate of more than 70 percent, a key indicator of improving graduation rates.  “Recruiting and retention...

Science institute announces innovation Partnership Program at UD

The Science, Technology and Research Institute of Delaware (STRIDE) announced an  Innovator Partnership Program at the University of Delaware. The partnership will bring industrial relevance early in the idea development process and speed commercialization, especially...

Navient completes purchase of online student lender Earnest

Navient   moved into the student lending business with the completion of a  $155 million purchase of  Earnest,  an online based student and personal company based in San Francisco. The deal included $500 million in student...

Mishoe named Interim President of Delaware State University

The Delaware State University  Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Wilma Mishoe as the interim University president, Dr. Devona Williams as the board’s interim chairwoman and John Ridgeway as interim vice chair. Those interim...
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