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 […]

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 […]