Delaware Tech, instructors embrace creative distance learning

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit this spring, Delaware Tech made the decision to deliver classes primarily through distance learning, which meant faculty members were suddenly thrust into a new way of teaching. But through their collective creativity, planned professional development trainings, and effective use of technology, instructors have kept students engaged and on track to […]

Delaware Tech Thankful for Continued Support of Its Gourmet Gala

Every October, members of the Delaware Tech Terry Campus community and the campus Development Council look forward to hosting the Gourmet Gala. The gala is the premier fundraising event for student success on the Terry Campus, with proceeds enhancing the ability to offer educational opportunities and activities, scholarships, and additional financial assistance to students. For […]

Rebuilding hope in the Kent County community

Central Delaware Habitat for Humanity, like most non-profits, is affected tremendously by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In March of this year, we had to close our organization’s doors for more than two months to abide by Governor Carney’s stay at home order and now, as we reach the fall of 2020, we are still currently […]

Easterseals Teletherapy is a Win for Families

Blaire Marie tilted her head, smiled and let out a giggle when she saw her Easterseals occupational therapist on the screen for the first time. She is used to meeting with her in person weekly at daycare. When the virus sweeping the nation caused many of Easterseals services to shut down, the therapists jumped into […]

Submit a photo and message to your local 2020 high school graduate

Readers are invited to share a photo and message of their local 2020 high school graduates. Select from the appropriate high school below and upload a photo and a brief message. Caesar Rodney High Dover High Lake Forest High Milford High Polytech High Smyrna High

Delaware State University holds 2020 Commencement virtually

Virtual commencement to feature star-studded participants Twenty-five cultural influencers from around the nation—including Hip-Hop artists and the Former Vice President of the United States — will appear to congratulate Delaware State University’s Class of 2020 in its 12 noon May 16 virtual Commencement celebration. The University announced on March 14 that students would receive their […]

New digital agency launched

As any business owner knows, it’s important to change and evolve with the times. Independent Newsmedia Inc. USA, the parent company of the Delaware State News, is doing just that as it cuts the ribbon on Galaxy 110, the newspaper’s new digital marketing agency. Galaxy 110 will offer state-of-the-art, cutting-edge digital platforms and technology to […]

Vote for your Stars!

The Stars of Delaware voting is now open! After countless hours tallying the nomination results, the online ballot for the voting phase of the Delaware State News Readers’ Poll – Stars of Delaware opened on Sunday, March 15. In the three weeks of the nomination phase, the State News received over 18,000 nominations for businesses […]

Six Ways the Central Delaware Chamber Home & Garden Expo Can Give You Home Ideas

Looking to build the home of your dreams or looking to refresh your current home or yard? We’ve got really good news for you. On February 21 and 22, the Central Delaware Chamber will bring to you – The 2020 Home and Garden Expo at Harrington Raceway & Casino. Consider how the Home & Garden […]

Volunteers the heart of Central Delaware Habitat for Humanity

Part of Central Delaware Habitat for Humanity’s heart and soul is our volunteers. We have three volunteer programs: our Build Site volunteers and ReStore volunteers. Build site volunteerism is a place of opportunity for you to learn new skills, gain independence, and where you can work along side other volunteers and our partner families. Habitat […]