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Tuesday, January 5, 2021
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State officials urge schools to return to hybrid learning

On Tuesday, Governor John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), and the Delaware Department of Education (DOE) urged Delaware schools to return to hybrid instruction - a mix of remote and in-person...
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State provides $9 million in one-time funding to charter, public schools struggling with...

The State of Delaware will provide $9 million in one-time funding to Delaware school districts and charter schools to prevent educator and staff layoffs due to enrollment reductions related to coronavirus. Districts and charters must...
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Delaware State University gets grant from NC County for Covid ‘Bounce Forward’ web...

Delaware State  University’s  College of Business has received a $500,000 New Castle County Innovative Grant to create a web-based Covid Recovery Lab to help businesses in Delaware’s northernmost region to navigate the current Coronavirus...
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Goldey Beacom College delays move-in by a week as Covid-19 cases surge

Goldey-Beacom College has delayed the start date for in-person classes in the spring semester citing a rising tide of Covid-19 cases. Goldey-Beacom class operated in a remote format during the fall semester. The official move-in for...
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Delaware State University reports successful fall semester

Delaware State University reported fall semester enrollment held up well despite the Covid-19 pandemic. Despite the pandemic, which has significantly reduced college attendance nationwide, the university achieved enrollment numbers that came close to last year's...
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Study shows Delaware maintaining an active patent presence

Delaware has always taken pride in the number of patents that over the years have included Gore-Tex fiber and DuPont's Kevlar. Commercial Cafe, a commercial real estate blog, recently released a study that looked at...
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Carney announces $45 million Higher Ed Relief Fund

Gov. John Carney has announced a $45 million  Higher Education Relief Fund. Funding will come from the  Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Eligible institutions include University of Delaware, Delaware State University, Delaware...
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DSU, Bank of America announce $1 million employment initiative

Delaware State University and Bank of America announced a new $1 million jobs initiative partnership to help students of color successfully complete the education and training necessary to enter the workforce.  This initiative builds on...
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Governors strongly encourage colleges, universities to test students departing for Thanksgiving

Delaware Govs. John Carney; Andrew M. Cuomo, New York;  Phil Murphy, New Jersey;  Ned Lamont, Connecticut;  Tom Wolf, Pennsylvania;  Gina Raimondo, Rhode Island;  and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced they would encourage residential colleges...
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UD sees record number of weekly Covid-19 cases

The University of Delaware saw a record number of Covid 19 cases last week. Halloween parties and other get-togethers have been blamed for the uptick in cases that came after the number of positive tests...