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Delaware students have chance to test their cybersecurity skills through free game

A new cyber security training partnership between the SANS Institute and the State of Delaware will provide Delaware high school juniors and seniors, and college students interested in a cybersecurity career, the opportunity to...

Sallie Mae survey: Parents, students and scholarships pitching in to pay college costs

Students and parents shared college payment responsibilities equally in the academic year 2016-17, each contributing about one-third of the expense, and scholarships and grants covered most of the rest. That is one of the findings...

Sallie Mae seeks up to $2.16 million from state for 285 jobs

Sallie Mae Bank is seeking  up to $2.16 million from the state to expand its customer service center in New Castle. The money would come from the states  Strategic Fund. The fund ties the grant...

Scholarship program founded in honor of retiring Wilmington University president

A June  event honoring the retirement of Wilmington University President Dr. Jack P. Varsalona netted $150,000. The money will fund the newly-created Dr. Jack P. Varsalona scholarship. Held at the Chase Center on the Riverfront...

New program helps UD students navigate loan borrowing options

Story by Cindy Hall Photo by Evan Krape, University of Delaware  A new program at the University of Delaware will help students navigate their loan borrowing options and make more informed decisions about repayment. The university...

Navient contributes $10,000 to TeenSHARP

Navient Foundation, the company-sponsored philanthropic fund, contributed $10,000 to TeenSHARP's College Access Ambassador Training program. Intended for grades nine through 12, the four-year program is designed for teens who demonstrate high academic promise and...

UD announces tuition increase for 2017-2018

  The University of Delaware announced that undergrad  tuition and fees at the University of Delaware for the 2017-18 academic year will increase by $330 for Delawareans to $13,160  and by $900 for nonresidents to...

Newark Morning Rotary, Courtyard welcome Mandela Washington Fellows

(Photos courtesy of Donnell Hill) Newark Morning Rotary Club and Courtyard by Marriott Newark at the University of Delaware welcomed  this year's Mandela Washington Fellows.  Arriving in mid-June, the University of Delaware Institute for Global Studies...

Delaware State University strengthens ties with Chinese institutions

Delaware State University President Harry L. Williams returned  again to China to participate in a Commencement Ceremony for the latest graduates of the DSU-Ningbo University of Technology (NBUT) joint accounting program, as well as...

Joint Finance makes big cuts in education, nonprofit grants as budget deadline approaches

Just two days before the deadline to set a budget, the  Joint Finance Committee balanced the budget by making $88 million in cuts, WHYY Newsworks reported.  “None of these decisions were made lightly,” said JFC...