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Sunday, March 24, 2019

University, VA Medical Center launch academy that aims to improve patient experience

Representatives of the Wilmington Veterans Affairs Medical Center recently gathered for the VA Patient Experience Academy kickoff. The program will be offered by the University of Delaware, with classes at its STAR Campus in...

Delaware Reinvestment Action Council to manage Money School programs

Two First State financial  nonprofits  are uniting their efforts. The Delaware Financial Literacy Institute (DFLI)  announced that effective, April 1, the Delaware Community Reinvestment Action Council, Inc. (DCRAC) will assume oversight of DFLI’s Money...

Her Story Women’s History event slated for March 21

The Women's Business Center (WBC) at First State Community Loan Fund (CLF) would like to introduce Her Story, Our History: A Women’s History Celebration. The event will celebrate the achievements of Women in business and community change-makers making...

Update: Students push back against Newark’s party ordinance with more than 13,400 signing petition

University of Delaware students are pushing back against an ordinance that bans loud parties with as few as four people. The ordinance passed the council on a unanimous vote.  It levies civil penalties, starting at...

State Chamber announces Superstars in Education winners

The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and its affiliate, The Partnership, Inc., announced the 2019 Superstars in Education award winners. Winners will be recognized at a reception and awards ceremony on Monday, May 13. The...

Delaware Ag Department, Delaware State launch hemp research pilot program

The Delaware Department of Agriculture launched the Delaware Hemp Research Pilot Program in partnership with Delaware State University’s College of Agriculture and Related Sciences. “The research component announced today gives producers an opportunity to see...

Former Pepsi CEO who battled activist investor Peltz to speak at UD

Former Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi, who won accolades during her 12-year stint at the top of the company will speak at an upcoming symposium at the University of Delaware. Nooyi and another Fortune 500 CEO...

Delaware again offers CyberStart Challenge for female high school students

Delaware is again partnering with the SANS Institute on an initiative that provides an opportunity for high school girls  to discover if they have an interest and aptitude for a career in cybersecurity. Girls in grades...

Wilmington gets OK to join property tax assessment lawsuit

A Delaware chancellor ruled that the City of Wilmington can to join a lawsuit filed last year by the Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. The city joins Community LegalWil Aid and the American Civil Liberties...

Del Tech tax issue  sign of  deeper problem

Good afternoon,  Constituents spoke out and a plan to provide a reliable source of funds for maintenance and related expenses at Delaware Technical and Community was dropped like a hot rock. In the past few years, opposition...