Dr. Wilma Mishoe to resume role on DSU’s Board of Trustees

DOVER — Dr. Wilma Mishoe will resume her position on Delaware State University’s Board of Trustees following her tenure as president, officials announced Saturday. Dr. Mishoe was sworn in during the board’s regular meeting Thursday, when she continued her six-year term, which she was appointed to in 2015 by then-Gov. Jack Markell. Her term expires […]

Delaware State University names Darrell McMillion as chief information officer

DOVER — Delaware State University has begun the new year by naming Darrell B. McMillon as its chief information officer. Mr. McMillon has worked in that same capacity at the University since 2016, but did so under Elucian, a software and services provider for higher education that DSU has contracted with during that period. With […]

Delaware State men’s basketball team ineligible for 2021 MEAC tourney due to APR scores

DOVER — The Delaware State University men’s basketball will be ineligible to participate in the 2021 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Basketball Tournament, the university announced on Thursday. The one-year ban is part of punishment handed down because the program’s four-year Academic Progress Rate score has fallen below the national standard of 930. DSU is also required […]

Commentary: ‘It’s not where you are from; it’s where you are at’

Happy New Year! One of my favorite musicians is William Michael Griffin Jr., known by late 80s hip-hop enthusiasts as “Rakim.” In his 1987 song “I Know You Got Soul” rests my favorite lyric: “Even other states come right and exact / It’s not where you are from, it’s where you are at.” The ending […]

Dr. Tony Allen ready to take reins as DSU president at start of 2020

DOVER — Delaware State University will start the new decade under new leadership. On Jan. 1, Dr. Tony Allen will assume the university helm and, while he’ll be new to the role, he’s no stranger to DSU. “I have been a big fan of Delaware State University for a very long time and have been […]

First ‘Dreamer’ graduates from Delaware State University

DOVER — When Dulce Guerrero accepted her diploma during Delaware State University’s commencement Saturday, she reached a milestone. “It’s something I’ve been looking forward to. It’s something that I had to put on hold for five years, because of the barriers that existed in the state of Georgia,” she said Friday, her last day as […]

Joshua Dubois to speak at DSU commencement

DOVER — Delaware State University’s Dec. 14 Commencement Ceremony will feature CEO, author, media commentator, and former Obama White House official Joshua DuBois as the keynote speaker. The Commencement Ceremony – which will be the last one for Dr. Wilma Mishoe in her leadership capacity as the university president, as she will retire at the […]

Coons, Carper help gain permanent funding for HBCUs

WASHINGTON — The Senate passed a bipartisan agreement on Thursday that was brokered by Sen. Chris Coons and several leading Republican and Democratic senators, also supported by Sen. Tom Carper, to make permanent $255 million in annual funding for historically black colleges and universities and minority serving institutions like Delaware State University. The legislation will […]

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 […]

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