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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Edward Loper Sr. and Jr. to kick off Delaware Art Museum’s Distinguished Artist...

The Delaware Art Museum announced the exhibit  of the Distinguished Artist Series - a part of the museum's strategic vision to highlight local artists and welcome diverse audiences.  This new program celebrates artists who have...

DSU gets grant for its highly regarded aviation program.

The Delaware Higher Education Economic Development Fund  has announced a $3.4 million grant to Delaware State University to  expand its aviation program, the only one of its kind among Historically Black Colleges and Universities. ‚ÄúThis...

Wilmington U, West Chester online doctorates in business named to affordable...

 Online-PhD-Degrees.com has recently released their list of the 20 Most Affordable Online Doctoral Programs in Business Administration. The  index catalogs  online schools offering distance education students doctoral degrees in business administration.   The list, which includes...

Wilmington seeks to join lawsuit demanding reassessment of property in county

The City of Wilmington has asked to join a lawsuit that calls for a reassessment of property in the state. In so doing, Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki, broke ranks with county and state officials who...

Meece retiring as director of highly acclaimed Newark Charter School

Greg Meece plans to retire  as School Director of  Newark Charter School. In a letter the school community, Meese said he and his wife  Rosemary plan to retire together. Meese guided the school since its founding...

Governor announces effort to aid English learners, low income students

 Gov. John Carney, joined by legislators and education officials announced a $60 million plan aimed at improving the academic performance of English learners and low-income students. The  three-year,$60 million Opportunity Funding initiative earmarks resources toward...

(Updated) Tatnall School board appoints interim head after abrupt departure of his predecessor

The head of Tatnall School has departed the private institution. A  statement was issued by the school on Wednesday morning. "The Tatnall School Board of Trustees announced today the departure of Christopher R. Tompkins, who has...

Delaware wins $4.2 million early childhood education grant

Delaware  won a $4.2 million federal grant to strengthen its early childhood system.  The grant will help the state better prepare children from all backgrounds to enter kindergarten ready to learn and will improve their...

Newark ranks 92nd in college town listing

Newark ranked 92nd in a ranking of 400 college towns in a report  from financial advice site WalletHub. The college town is the home of the University of Delaware, a land grant-research institution. If you are...

Ground broken for athletic training center and upgraded UD stadium

A groundbreaking ceremony was held this week for stadium renovation and the Whitney Athletic Center at the University of Delaware. The projects are a part of the  $60 million Build Our Home fundraising initiative for...