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DSU professor gets $227,834 Defense Dept. grant for purchase of advanced technology system

The Department of Defense has awarded Dr. Mukti Rana, an associate professor of physics and engineering at Delaware State University, with a $227,834 grant that will fund the purchase of an X-ray Diffraction System. Known...

Mishoe to retire as Delaware State University President at end of year with...

On  her 70th birthday, Dr. Wilma Mishoe announced her intention to retire as President of Delaware State University. Mishoe’s retirement will take effect on December 31 and she will be succeeded by Provost Tony Allen....

Delaware Tech breaks ground on $5.4 million vehicle Center of Excellence on Georgetown campus

Delaware Technical Community College broke ground this week on a $5.4 million,  13,500-square-foot Automotive Center of Excellence  on the College’s Owens Campus in Georgetown. This facility, along with the College’s new training center in Middletown,...

UD, Bloom Energy present program on ‘Leading a Lean Culture’

The University of Delaware’s Division of Professional and Continuing Studies (UD PCS) is collaborating with Bloom Energy to present Leading a Lean Culture: Advanced Problem-Solving for the 21st Century. Students in the 11-week program are...

Sussex Tech officials defend decision to drop lodging program

Sussex Tech High School officials are defending a decision to drop a lodging pathway program, citing a lack of enrollment and claims of poor future employment prospects. The decision angered parents who questioned the technical high...

School  buildings part of infrastructure gap

Good afternoon, Much of the discussion on aging and neglected infrastructure has focused on highways and bridges. But an equally weighty issue involves schools. This week, Sussex Tech rolled out plans for a $150 million new high school,...

Sussex Tech study shows new $150 million high school would be cheaper than...

The Sussex Technical School District a  proposing a new $150.5 million high school building in Georgetown. A district building feasibility project outlined three options for improvements: renovating only the oldest parts of the complex and...

First State Community Loan Fund rebrands itself as True Access Capital

After operating for 27 years as First State Community Loan Fund, Delaware’s largest community development financial institution announced that it has rebranded itself as True Access Capital. True Access offers access to capital for underserved...

Odyssey Charter School now on probation for governance, finance issues

Delaware Secretary of Education Susan Bunting placed Odyssey Charter School on probation until June 30, 2020. Wtih 1,800 students, Odessey is one of the state's largest  charter schools. The school has been under fire for...

College Ave survey: Students borrow for college without a lot of confidence that debt...

For many students, student loans are a part of the college experience: 43 percent tap federal student loans and 12 percent borrow with private student loans, according to the College Ave Student Loans survey of 1,019...