Students from China to finish degrees at Delaware State University

DOVER — Delaware State Universiy recently welcomed a delegation from Changchun University of Science and Technology of China, a visit that assured a continuation of the eight-year partnership between the two institutions. DSU President Wilma Mishoe and other university officials met July 3 with CUST Vice President Su Zhongmin and her delegation to discuss the […]

Getting together: Dover reaches out to college students at economic forum

DOVER — There is a valuable resource in the city of Dover that hasn’t often been mined by local businesses — the more than 15,000 college students who make the city their home for around 10 months out of a year. That’s why City of Dover officials and business minds from local colleges and universities […]

DSU alumna credits ‘God grace’ on 104th birthday

DOVER — Courtney Stevenson’s eyes twinkled anew with each arriving birthday congratulation for turning 104. More sparkle emerged as she opened cards from faraway well-wishers who couldn’t join the celebration. On Tuesday afternoon, Delaware State University’s oldest known alumnus was honored with ice cream, cake and a rendition of “Happy Birthday” during a party at […]

Mishoe named DSU’s 11th president

DOVER — On Friday, the Delaware State University board of trustees voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Wilma Mishoe as the 11th president of Delaware State University, effective July 1. “In so doing, we have named a dynamic leader and a four-decade veteran in higher education with deep roots at what has been, for 127 years, […]

A long, silent search for Hornet hoop coach

DOVER — Four years ago, the doors to a conference room on the fifth floor of Delaware State University’s Administration Building flew open and through them came Keith Walker. The big reveal at that 2014 press conference to name a new head basketball coach was kept a secret from most. Even the players were not […]

DSU demolishes Lydia Laws Residential Hall: to be replaced by ‘new and improved’ building

DOVER — Memories last a lifetime, some buildings don’t. Delaware State University’s plan expand and modernize its campus continued Thursday morning as the controlled demolition of Lydia Laws Residential Hall commenced with a crane knocking down an outside wall. Over the next five weeks, the 56-year-old, three-story structure will be toppled to make space for […]

Schrof named Delaware State Vice President for Finance

DOVER — Robert Schrof has joined Delaware State University as Vice President for Finance. He will be responsible for the full complement of financial accounting and management at the university, reporting directly to Acting President Wilma Mishoe. Mr. Schrof is a financial planning and analysis  leader with more than 25 years of experience in the […]

Budget requests far exceed proposal for UD, DSU

  DOVER — Delaware’s three public higher education institutions are asking for a combined $178.9 million for capital projects, $159.4 million more than the governor recommended in January. Gov. John Carney’s budget proposal calls for giving $6.5 million each to the University of Delaware, Delaware State University and Delaware Technical Community College, but they say […]

Caesar Rodney grad earns dual degrees from Delaware State, University of Delaware

DOVER — Maybe it’s been done before, but perhaps not. Juneessa Pressley earned undergraduate degrees simultaneously from both Delaware State University and the University of Delaware in the wide-ranging fields of music and chemistry. After receiving her diploma from DSU on Saturday with over 600 other graduates, the 21-year-old Caesar Rodney High product still has […]

Former DSU professor files lawsuit against the school

DOVER — A former professor is suing Delaware State University for alleged discrimination and harassment during his tenure that ended with an arrest and discharge from the school in 2012. Dr. Jahi Issa filed a 40-page federal second amended complaint on April 24. It recounts his version of time spent at DSU as an assistant […]