Mills to headline DSU President’s Scholarship Ball

DOVER — Delaware State University’s President’s Scholarship Ball is set for Dec. 14 at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino. A cocktail reception will start at 5 p.m. with a seated dinner and dancing to begin at 6. Musical guest will be Stephanie Mills, best known for playing Dorothy in the original Broadway production of “The […]

Two DSU students arrested in crash that sparked unruly crowd near campus

DOVER — Two Delaware State University students were arrested Sunday after a single vehicle accident allegedly sparked riot-like conditions near campus, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said. Police said Chelsea Lawrence, 22, of Staten Island, New York, was driving a vehicle that struck a curb and guardrail at approximately 4:43 p.m. on College […]

Cloud Nine: New plane expands DSU aviation program

DOVER — Delaware State University’s Aviation Program has a slogan that says, “Watch us soar.” The students who are enrolled in the DSU flight program, along with the university’s flight instructors, will get the chance to soar in the clouds a lot more often as the university is significantly expanding its number of aircraft by […]

DSU to hold ninth annual President’s Prayer Breakfast Sept. 20

DOVER — Delaware State University will hold its ninth annual President’s Prayer Breakfast under the theme of “Being Hopeful, Grateful and Purposeful,” which will begin at 7 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20 in the second floor parlors of the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center on campus. It will be the final Prayer Breakfast hosted by […]

DSU President Mishoe retiring at the end of 2019

DOVER — Delaware State University President Wilma Mishoe plans to retire at the end of the year. “If time had permitted, it would certainly have been my preference to speak to each of you individually to share my good news,” she said in a YouTube video posted Wednesday. Upon first informing students of her upcoming […]

Bowman playing for Legrand

DOVER — Growing up in Milford in the mid-to-late 2000s, David Bowman wanted to be Brandon Legrand. So did a lot of kids in Milford. Legrand was scoring touchdowns and breaking records at Milford High. Bowman looked to follow in Legrand’s footsteps. But when Bowman met him and became workout partners, Legrand told Bowman don’t […]

DSU’s Stevenson marks 105th birthday

DOVER — Delaware State University retired professor and the school’s oldest living alumnus Courtney Stevenson was showered with 105th birthday wishes from more than 200 guests and elected officials from throughout the state at a banquet celebration held June 9 at the Harvest House of the Whatcoat United Methodist Church in Dover. A second celebration […]

DSU alumnus pleads guilty in university bribery case

WILMINGTON — A New Jersey man who graduated from Delaware State University has pleaded guilty to bribing a former registrar to change the registration status of hundreds of out-of-state students so they could pay cheaper in-state tuition at the historically black university. Stephen Williams of Neptune entered the plea Friday. He faces up to 10 […]

Former DSU president William B. DeLauder dies at 81

DOVER — Delaware State University mourned the Tuesday passing of Dr. William B. DeLauder, the eighth president of the university, who served in that capacity from 1987 to 2003. At the time of his passing, he and wife Vermell resided in Jamestown, North Carolina. Born on Sept. 29, 1937 in Frederick, Maryland, he was 81 […]

Delaware State University commencement set for Saturday

DOVER — Delaware State University will hold its 134th Commencement Ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday at Alumni Stadium on campus, where the keynote speaker will be U.S. Rep. Alma S. Adams. Presided over by University President Wilma Mishoe, more than 650 graduates will receive their diplomas. Also planning to attend are Delaware Gov. John Carney, […]