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Delaware Tech gets promise of bond bill funds that address maintenance backlog

Gov.  John Carney has signed a bill that should give  Delaware Technical Community College a funding source for its aging campus buildings. After taxpayer blowback and lagging legislative support, Delaware Tech dropped its proposal. In...

Pardon and expungement assistance program accepting applicants

APEX is accepting applicants. APEX, which stands for Advancement through Pardons and Expungements is a state program housed in the Delaware Department of Labor in the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. New applicants are now being...

Hen Hatch 1st place winner gets $20,000 prize

Winners of the Hen Hatch competition were announced late last month. Hen Hatch, hosted by Horn Entrepreneurship, is the University of Delaware’s startup funding competition. The competition features two different tracks, one for UD students...

Bill that would allow school boards to hike taxes without taxpayer OK...

Legislation that would allow school boards to approve small yearly increases in the property tax levy has been introduced by a group of Democratic legislators. The bill would allow boards to OK  tax increases that...

Navient selling student loan collection business

SinglePoint Group International Inc., a  provider of specialized call center services for North American businesses, announced  it has reached an agreement to buy a student loan collections service owned by Wilmington-based Navient. Financial terms of...

Carper, VA Secretary learn more about UD Hospitality’s work in improving patient experience

Veterans Administrtion Secretary Robert Wilkie and U.S. Sen. Thomas Carper learned more about the Patient Experience Academy on Monday. The program is working to improve the patient experience at the Wilmington VA Medical Center. The...

(Photo gallery) Honoring ‘Great Dameness’ at 10th Anniversary celebration

Tears and laughter filled the room Wednesday, April 24 at Hockessin Memorial Hall as 250 women and men joined together during an anniversary celebration and fundraiser for Great Dames, an organization that has helped...

Goldey-Beacom breaks ground on $30 million project that includes new residence hall

Goldey-Beacom College broke ground Wednesday on a $30 million campus expansion and renovation project. The project includes the construction of William A. Franta Hall, a new five-story residence hall featuring single and double dormitory-style rooms,...

Student loan servicer Navient reports higher earnings

Wilmington-based  Navient  reported higher net income for the first quarter. Highlights are as follows: GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles net income was $128 million compared to $126 million during the same quarter a year earlier. ...

Former DSU associate registrar pleads guilty for participation in $3 million in-state tuition...

A former associate registrar has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of taking bribes in return for changing the tuition status of out of state students. David C. Weiss, United States Attorney for the...