Spirit of Caesar Rodney Award presented to student

CAMDEN — At last month’s meeting of the Caesar Rodney School Board, the Spirit of Caesar Rodney Award was presented to Audrey Hastings, a sophomore at Caesar Rodney High School, for her actions in saving the life of a distressed motorist. With her parents Kim and Howard and sister Corinne by her side, school board […]

Wesley College picked as a 2019 ‘Hidden Gem’

DOVER — Wesley College has once again been selected as a “Hidden Gem” in the U.S.A. by College Raptor. This selection recognizes Wesley as one of the best colleges in the country, based on a combination of factors, including number of applications received, graduation rates, campus diversity, endowment per student, and other key metrics as […]

Good vibe: New students at DSU get enthusiastic welcome

DOVER — The main entrance was closed, but Delaware State University was never so welcoming as Wednesday morning. Incoming freshmen and parents were diverted from U.S. 13 to a side entrance off College Road to limit traffic congestion, and greeted warmly, Gripping a megaphone and wearing a striped headband and bright red shirt in school […]

Delaware State University to host agriculture, life sciences event for middle school students

DOVER — Delaware middle through high school students are invited to attend a recruitment event, Saturday, Oct. 13, hosted by the College of Agriculture, Science and Technology (CAST) at Delaware State University. The event, “Exploring Agriculture and Life Sciences: Introducing New Careers,” will be held in DSU Memorial Hall from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., […]

Air Force, Delaware State University complete joint ACE program

DOVER — The U.S. Air Force and Delaware State University have successfully completed an experimental aviation program that has provided training, motivation and mentorship to high school and college students who have a strong interest in a career in airway science. The three-week Air Force Aviation-Character-Education Program was held from July 16-Aug. 4 at the […]

Felton High School class marks 50th reunion

Felton High School Class of 1968 celebrated their 50th reunion on April 28 at their Alma Mater in Felton. From left, are Carl Hutson, Joseph Gott, James Boone, Susie French Kirkman, Betty Louise Myers, Sharon Wyatt Ivory, Blaine Melvin, Sharon Hurd Givens, Jean Paskey Callaway, David Warner, Joanne Pfeiffer Bedwell, Wayne Wheeler, Robert Dill, Henry […]

Dover High Band finds fundraiser rhythm

DOVER — The members of the Dover High School Senators Marching Band were on the clock at The Green on Saturday evening, trying to squeeze as many songs as they could into 45 minutes at the school’s annual Band-a-Thon fundraiser. They completed 15 songs, including the National Anthem, the school fight song, three Journey classics, […]

Delaware State University helps set standards for social workers

DOVER — While Delaware may be known as the First State, its oversight of the licensing of social work practitioners was hardly that — in fact, it lagged behind the standards set by most other states in the country. That is, until a retired DSU social work assistant professor and some current DelState social work […]

New law helps Delaware students with developmental disabilities

WILMINGTON — Gov. John Carney recently ensured that students with intellectual disabilities will gain greater access to postsecondary education by signing into law a bill creating the Delaware Advance Scholarship Program. It defrays tuition costs for college programs that enable students to hone the skills they need for a successful transition to adult life. adult […]

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 […]