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, […]

Former DSU registrar pleads guilty to bribery

WILMINGTON – A former Delaware State University associated registrar pleaded guilty to bribery Wednesday morning for collecting more than $70,000 regarding fraudulent tuition rates, authorities said. Crystal Martin faces up to 10 years in prison when sentenced on July 1. She was released on her own recognizance and her employment with DSU ended in March […]

DSU renews research partnership with EPA

DOVER — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency signed a renewed memorandum of understanding with Delaware State University to continue to work together to enhance research, outreach, career development and “stewardship” in the environmental sciences at the university. The partnership originally began in 2012. New to the partnership, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental […]

Delaware State University to hold annual Brass Day April 13

DOVER – The Delaware State University Department of Music will present its 11th annual Brass Day on Saturday, April 13.  Events begin at 10 a.m. in Parlor A. of the MLK Jr. Student Center. The daylong event is free and open to the public. Guests include the United States Navy Band Brass Quintet and tubist/educator/composer […]

Best Bets: Tolman set to kick it loose in Smyrna

With her debut album about to be released in July and a string of hit country singles, this is a good time for singer Jenny Tolman. “There is definitely a lot rolling. It’s a good thing to be busy. There are lot of exciting things happening right now,” said the 23-year-old Ms. Tolman from her […]

Local roundup: Walkoff wins lift Hornets to softball sweep over Coppin

The Delaware State softball team posted two walk-off wins to sweep Coppin State in a MEAC North doubleheader on Sunday afternoon. The Hornets won two of the three games in the division-opening series for both teams. DSU won the first game, 4-3, with a run in the bottom of the seventh inning and took the […]

Hornets fall to NC Central 75-57 in MEAC quarterfinals

NORFOLK, Va. — Delaware State had already pulled off one upset in the MEAC Tournament. But trying to knock off two-time defending champion North Carolina Central was too big a task for the Hornets on Thursday night. The third-seeded Eagles sprinted out to a 16-point halftime lead before downing No. 11 DelState, 75-57, in the […]