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Saturday, January 11, 2020

State settles with Horace Mann, representative over transfer of teachers’ retirement accounts

Horace Mann Investors, Inc., has agreed to provide settlement payments to  customers with IRA accounts opened by one of its registered representatives, Dieter Hofmann. In 2016, the State of Delaware moved  its deferred compensation plans...

UD’s Lerner College rises in rankings of undergrad business programs

(From the Lerner College) Poets&Quants For Undergrads has ranked the University of Delaware’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics 51st in its 2020 ranking of the best undergraduate business programs in the United States. Lerner...

Financial technology curriculum, workshops for middle school girls announced

TechGirlz and First State Fintech Lab announced a new partnership to build a fintech-focused curriculum and series of workshops for middle school girls.   The program is seen as a way to help fill the growing...

Tony Allen takes helm at Delaware State University on New Year’s Day

On  New Year’s Day,  Dr. Tony Allen becomes the 12th President in the 129-year history of Delaware State University. Allen succeeds Dr. Wilma Mishoe, who in September announced her retirement at the end of 2019....

Wesley College revisited

Hello everyone, A number of people who sent along comments on last week’s column regarding a $3.2 million request for Dover’s Wesley College believe state aid is a bad idea. The latest request comes on top...

Is time running out for Wesley College?

Hello readers, News that Dover’s  Wesley College is seeking another $3.2 million  is setting off alarm bells. The college earlier received $2 million from the General Assembly at a time when public colleges and universities struggle...

Incyte agrees to pay $50 million for portion of Friends School property

Incyte Corp. has agreed to pay $50 million for the Friends Lower School property near Wilmington. The dollar figure was disclosed in a message sent to parents, according to the community news website TownSquare  Delaware,...

FAME to team up with Tallo in matching student talent with...

FAME, Inc. – through its Talent Engagement Connection and in conjunction with Tallo  – is announcing plans for students to post their accomplishments on the website. Thanks to partnerships with the Boeing Company, Discover Bank...

$38 million fintech building planned for University of Delaware’s STAR Campus

A new $38 million financial technology (fintech) building is slated to go up on the University of Delaware STAR Campus. UD, Delaware Technology Park (DTP) and Discover Bank will partner on the construction of the...

$38 million financial technology building coming to UD’s STAR Campus

A new $38 million financial technology (fintech) building is slated to go up on the University of Delaware STAR Campus. UD, Delaware Technology Park (DTP) and Discover Bank will partner on the construction of the...