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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Mishoe appointed president of Delaware State University

The  Board of Trustees of Delaware State University  voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Wilma Mishoe as the 11th President of Delaware State University, effective July 1. The announcement was made by Devona Williams, who led...

DeMatteis nominated for UD trustee post after Grant bows out

Lawyer, executive and political veteran Claire DeMatteis was nominated by Gov. John Carney serve as a member of the University of Delaware Board of Trustees.  “From her time serving as a top aide to then-Senator Joe Biden...

Sallie Mae report: Parents less likely to tap into retirement funds for children’s...

Nearly six in 10 parents are saving for college, one-third saved more this year than last, and the average amount saved — $18,135 — is the highest amount reported in the last five years...

(Video) UD grads get life advice from alumnus behind TV hit Breaking Bad

https://youtu.be/IzvqpcxCWis University of Delaware graduates learned about moving forward from a  commencement speaker who was instrumental in getting the runaway TV  hit Breaking Bad on the air. With a  crowd of about 21,800 in the stands...

Task force stops short of recommending school district consolidation

A task force says Delaware stopped short of recommending a consolidation of school districts, but recommended a statewide reassessment of property and found other cost-saving ideas. The School District Consolidation Task Force has spent about nine...
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(Video, photo gallery) Hollis wins top education honor from State Chamber

John Hollis, the founder and director of MERIT – Minority Educational Regional Incentive Training was presented  the John Taylor Education Leadership  Award from the  Delaware State Chamber of Commerce  and its affiliate, The Partnership.  The honor...

(Updated) Former UD marketing director remembered

Meredith Sullivan Chapman -  a pioneer in the use of digital and social media at the University of Delaware and in the state media community - has died in a murder-suicide. She was shot and killed...

Partnership gets $2 million grant to help battle summer academic slump

The Route 9 Library and Innovation Center, the Charter School of New Castle, New Castle County and the YMCA of Delaware this morning announced the launch of a  partnership aimed  at improving student performance and providing an...

Navient reports higher earnings in first quarter

Wilmington-based Navient reported higher earnings in the first quarter as the company expanded its segment reporting to reflect a broader array of businesses. Results that included the origination of $500 million of private education refinance...

Delaware Tech employee giving campaign raises $109,17

Each year, the employees of Delaware Technical Community College participate in a two-week employee giving campaign. Employees have participated at rates exceeding 90 percent and have raised close to $100,000 annually.  The 2018 campaign raised...
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