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DSU completes acquisition of Wesley College

Delaware State University and Wesley College officials marked the acquisition of the 50-acre downtown campus by DSU. DSU will preserve the Wesley name in a health sciences campus housed on the downtown Dover camps. “This is...
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DSU to cancel up to $730,655 in debt for recent grads

Delaware State University officials announced today the cancelation of up to $730,655 in student debt for recently graduated students who have faced financial hardship during the pandemic. Antonio Boyle, Vice President for Strategic Enrollment Management,...
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Firefly Festival shifts to late September

A line-up that featuring The Killers Billy Eilish, Lizzo, Cage the Elephant, and others was been announced for the Firefly Music Festival. This year, the event will be held in late September, rather than June....
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Dover International Speedway’s Sunday race a sellout under Covid curbs

Dover International Speedway’s grandstands -  under capacity limits for the May 14-16 weekend due to Covid-19-related social distancing requirements - are sold out for the Sunday, May 16 “Drydene 400” NASCAR Cup Series race. No...
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Dover drive-up offered first doses as state works to boost roster of vaccinated...

Delaware held a drive-up first-dose Covid-19 vaccination event on Saturday that was open to all  residents over 18.  The event at Dover International Speedway was originally  intended for college students but was later expanded to...
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Dover Speedway will have fans in the stands next month

After some initial confusion, Dover International Speedway announced it is permitted to host fans  for its May 14-16 NASCAR race weekend. State public health officials have allowed the Monster Mile to host fans after approving...
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Delaware State becomes first HBCU to join United Airlines pilot program

Delaware State University Aviation graduates will have a direct path to becoming a pilot with a major airline through a new affiliated partnership between the institution and United Airlines. The university and United celebrated the...
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Panel to examine tech, space and security upgrades at Legislative Hall

Legislative leaders from all four caucuses announced plans Wednesday to assess the building  with an eye toward enhanced technology and security. The nearly 90-year-old building hasn’t seen a major renovation in more than a generation. Issues...
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Program that aims to provide pathway to union construction jobs expands to Dover

The Delaware Pathways 2 Apprenticeship (P2A)  reached an agreement with Delaware State University to use a campus classroom to provide training that prepares Kent County participants – largely from low-income communities – gain entry...