Students from China to finish degrees at Delaware State University

DOVER — Delaware State Universiy recently welcomed a delegation from Changchun University of Science and Technology of China, a visit that assured a continuation of the eight-year partnership between the two institutions. DSU President Wilma Mishoe and other university officials met July 3 with CUST Vice President Su Zhongmin and her delegation to discuss the […]

Penaranda takes lead at Read Aloud DE in Sussex County

GEORGETOWN — Stacy Penaranda of Lewes has spent a career being devoted to children. In May, the Lancaster, Pa., native took the helm at nonprofit Read Aloud Delaware in Sussex County as the county coordinator. “Service and children,” explains Ms. Penaranda, “go hand-in-hand.” A Georgetown University graduate, Ms. Penaranda brings years of experience in education, […]

Summer Food Service Program Meal Sites Available throughout Delaware

WILMINGTON – First lady Tracey Quillen Carney and the Delaware Department of Education ask all Delawareans to spread the word about the availability of free meals this summer for children in need. The Summer Food Service Program targets children in low-income areas to ensure they have nutritious meals during the summer. Children and teens 18 […]

College student works with elephants in Thailand

BEAUFORT, S.C. — This summer, Erryn Smith, 20, of Bridgeville, Delaware, spent two weeks in Thailand helping animals and learning hands-on what it’s like to be a veterinarian. Traveling with study-abroad organization Loop Abroad, Ms. Smith was selected as part of a small team that volunteered giving care at a dog shelter and spent a […]

Wesley College receives $1M grant to repurpose old Dover library

DOVER — As Wesley College moves toward the future, it will first breathe new life into a part of the city of Dover’s past. Wesley College got some assistance toward that goal as it announced Thursday the Longwood Foundation has awarded it with a $1 million grant to start a renovation project of the former […]

Caesar Rodney School District involved in Summer Food Service Program

CAMDEN The Caesar Rodney School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will […]

Delaware College Scholars program starts Wednesday

MIDDLETOWN — Delaware College Scholars recently announced the newest cohort of students slated to begin its program this week. Students hailing from Kent County include: Raven Gaeta, First State Military Academy Jada Hudson, Early College High School @ Delaware State University Danika Joseph, Milford High School Corina Kwok, Dover High School Carly LePore, Dover High […]

Manufactured Housing Scholarship Awards announced

DOVER — First State Manufactured Housing Association recently announced two recipients of the Manufactured Housing Scholarship Award for 2018-2019. The $2,000 award will be shared between the following two recipients. Raynee Bramble, a 2018 graduate from James H. Groves High School, will be attending Delaware Technical Community College in the fall majoring in paralegal. Throughout […]

First State Military Academy graduates first class

CLAYTON — Three years after opening its doors, First State Military Academy, a Marine Corps JROTC Charter School, graduated its first class of cadets Thursday. The class of 2018 started with 56 sophomores in fall 2015 and 41 cadets received their high school diploma in a ceremony on the Clayton campus. “This is a moving […]

Delaware National Guard partners with Youth ChalleNGe

NEW CASTLE — The Delaware National Guard, Delaware Department of Education, and the Capital Guardian Youth ChalleNGe Academy have joined to provide Delaware youth, ages 16-18, with opportunities for personal growth, self-improvement, and academic achievement. The National Guard’s Youth ChalleNGe program is for high school dropouts, those no longer attending, and those failing in high […]