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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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Trustees extend contract for President Assanis

The University of Delaware Board of Trustees extended the contract for President Dennis Assanis  to 2026. Assanis joined the university in 2016. “I know I speak for the entire UD Board of Trustees when I...
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Comcast adds local ‘Lift Zones’ for low income families; Clash with Biden over ‘net’...

Comcast announced it is equipping eight different locations in New Castle County with WiFi-connected “Lift Zones” as part of its plan to help connect low-income families to the Internet. The following  eight sites are expected...
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St. Georges Tech students to explore gene editing with newly developed tool kit

St. Georges Technical High School in southern New Castle County will be the  first high school in the United States to use ChristianaCare Gene Editing Institute’s innovative CRISPR in a Box Educational Toolkit  in...
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UD Women’s La Crosse season comes to an end after Covid violations

The University of Delaware's Women's la crosse team's season has ended after attendance at a party that violated Covid-19 protocols. The sanction  came after members of the team attended an indoor event that violated UD...
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State Chamber honors 3 Superstars in Education winners

The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and its workforce development affiliate, The Partnership, Inc., named three programs in 2020 as Superstars in Education award winners. Last May the State Chamber was unable to hold its...
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Wilmington U, retirement community giant to offer employees path to college degree

 Acts Retirement-Life Communities (Acts) will partner with Wilmington University to offer employees the chance to pursue online undergraduate or advanced degrees. Acts operate Country House, Cokesbury Village, and Country House in northern Delaware.  The largest not-for-profit...
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Chase, Wilmington Alliance launch effort to give ex-offenders a chance ...

The  Wilmington Alliance and JPMorgan Chase launched the Second Chance Employment Collaborative to connect those who have been in the criminal justice system with career pathways in high-growth sectors like IT and healthcare.   The collaborative...
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State Chamber Partnership adds programs aimed at keeping recent college grads in Delaware

Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s 501(c)(3) education affiliate, The Partnership, Inc., announced the addition of  Intern Delaware and the Delaware Young Professionals Network under its umbrella. The organizations represent an effort to stop a "brain...
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UD allows limited attendance for football, lacrosse

The University of Delaware will allow limited attendance for football and lacrosse games. Beginning on March 13, Delaware football season, ticket members who purchased tickets can begin attending Delaware Stadium games. Students will also be...