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DSU-UD neuroscience center gets $10.6 million in federal funding

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the Delaware Center for Neuroscience Research $10.9 million over five years. It's the largest grant in Delaware State University history. This grant allows the  Center of Biomedical...

WBOC owner, Verizon reach deal

Draper Media has reached a new multi-year agreement which immediately returns WBOC-TV, FOX21 and Antenna TV to Verizon FiOS customers in Sussex and Kent counties. Verizon FiOS  also agreed to launch Draper Media Spanish language...

Auto dealer I.G. Burton launches DSU scholarship program

I.G. Burton and Co. established a $50,000 scholarship endowment. “It is special when an area business joins DSU in its student success goals,” said DSU President Harry L. Williams. “Delaware State University is grateful for the...

Columbia Care confirms plans for Smyrna medical marijuana site

Columbia  Care has confirmed that it will open a medical marijuana dispensary in Smyrna, rather than Milford. The New York-based company has interests in medical marijuana locations in Maryland, Pennsylvania and other states.  Both Pennsylvania...

Wesley College unveils partnership with DE Turf

Wesley College held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the DE Turf Sports Complex last week to mark the partnership between the two organizations. Wesley has teamed up with DE Turf, through a local supporter of Wesley...

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...
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Chesapeake Utilities reports higher earnings in third quarter

(The video above takes a look at Chesapeake Utilities' combined heat and power plant in northern Florida) Chesapeake Utilities Corp.,  Dover, reported higher earnings in the third quarter and slightly lower net income for the first...

Milford emerges as future site of medical marijuana center

 Signs point to Milford becoming a location for a medical marijuana growing center and dispensary. Milford Live reported that a permit has been pulled for a location in the city, with an industrial park listed as...

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...
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