Delaware State University achieves record-breaking enrollment again

DOVER – For the sixth consecutive year, Delaware State University has again achieved record-breaking enrollment, with a total student population of 4,872 for the 2018-19 academic year.  This represents an overall increase of 5 percent over last year’s enrollment of 4,648. The goal is to reach 5,000 students by the year 2020. “Delaware State University […]

Hornets get first win 28-13 over NC Central

DOVER — With Delaware State trying to bleed the clock, the offensive formation the Hornets came out in called for Brycen Alleyne to be on the bench. But first-year coach Rod Milstead made an executive decision. “Something just told me, it’s Brycen’s last Homecoming, I need to put him in there,” Milstead said. “We had […]

DSU honors the man who saved the school: Statue of President Jerome Holland unveiled

DOVER — The words alone on a plaque that describe former Delaware State College President Dr. Jerome H. Holland are powerful enough — “DSU is … Because he was.” Suddenly, a wind gust unexpectedly blew the cover off a statue erected in iconic President Holland’s honor adjacent to that plaque, revealing the college president standing […]

Delaware State University icon Dr. Ulysses Washington dies at 98

DOVER — If there were a Mount Rushmore of leaders carved out on the grounds at Delaware State University, Dr. Ulysses S. Washington Jr.’s face would surely be on it. Rev. John Moore Sr., like so many others at Delaware State University and throughout the community, could feel a void after the loss of an […]

Delaware State University set for homecoming week events

DOVER — Delaware State University will hold its annual Homecoming Week this week on its main campus in Dover. The public is welcome to attend the following Homecoming events: Thursday National Pan Hellenic Council Step Show Memorial Hall Gym 8 p.m. Friday Jerome Holland Commemorative Statue Dedication Ceremony East end of the Pedestrian Mall (In […]

Delaware State University receives grant for Loockerman Hall

DOVER — Historic Loockerman Hall, Delaware State University’s oldest structure, has received some federal funding that will help preserve it. DSU has been awarded a three-year, $500,000 grant from the National Park Service that will go toward repairs to Loockerman Hall – a more than 240-year-old Georgian-style structure that is listed on the National Register […]

Delaware State University professor helps students face financial realities

DOVER — When it comes to clearing hurdles to develop financial acumen, Dr. Nandita Das imparts her self-attained wisdom on Delaware State University students. Dr. Das, a 2018 Investment News Diversity & Inclusion “See It, Be It Role Model” awardee, migrated from her native India to the United States with her husband, arriving with little […]

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 […]

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 […]