Delaware State University student re-creating songs of World War I

DOVER — Growing up, brothers Jaden and Christian Adkins always believed that they would get a chance to showcase their musical talents during a monumental moment. It was just a matter of when it was going to happen. “My parents told me to keep working hard and opportunities would come my way,” Jaden said. As […]

Former professor continues case vs. DSU in 2012 incident

DOVER — More than 6 1/2 years later, a former Delaware State University professor continues to maintain the school acted improperly regarding an on-campus protest that brought his arrest and charges that were subsequently dropped or ended in mistrial. Dr. Jahi Issa’s ongoing federal lawsuit against the school includes allegations of false arrest, breach of […]

Felton woman makes the grades with 4.0 at Delaware State

DOVER — Kristen Rios achieved what few students can only dream of throughout her college career — perfection. The 29-year-old Felton resident was one of just three Delaware State University fall graduates among nearly 200 to earn a 4.0 grade-point average while chasing after a Bachelor’s in Public Health degree. Nothing about her time at […]

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 […]