Delaware State in talks to acquire Wesley College

DOVER — Wesley College continues to move in a “positive manner” for a potential partnership with another institution, said Wesley President Bob Clark Wednesday. While he declined to disclose the name as talks continue, a Delaware State University spokesman said that the university is exploring its options with the college. “When the time is right […]

Biden targets Trump’s ‘disastrous’ pandemic response in DSU speech

DOVER — Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Friday called President Donald Trump’s pandemic response a disaster that cost thousands of American lives and millions of American jobs. “Let’s be clear about something. The depth of this job crisis is not attributable to an act of God but to a failure of a president,” said […]

Biden speaks in front of select group at DSU

DOVER — U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden spoke to America from Delaware State University via livestream Friday, a 13-minute speech witnessed in person by a select group that included media, campaign staff and DSU representatives. Vice President Biden’s staff sought out the DSU campus as a venue for his speech to the nation, in which […]

In-state DSU students return to campus to pack up belongings

DOVER — As students packed up their rooms — for some, their first time on campus since Delaware State University moved to remote learning in March following spring break — the process was exhausting, noted senior Tahliah Ling. “I’m from Delaware, so before everything shut down, I kind of came and grabbed some stuff, but […]

DSU announces Land Grant Scholarship

DOVER — Delaware State University and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) have partnered to provide the DSU-CAST 1890 Agricultural Scholarship Program, which encourages incoming and current students to pursue careers in food, agricultural and related sciences. The program is administered through the University’s College of Agriculture, Science and Technology (CAST). Scholarships will be […]

Delaware State University forum seeks answers to division between minorities, police

DOVER — In the life and experiences of Delaware State University rising junior Semaj Hazzard he has found there is no such thing as a routine trip, even to the local grocery store. “I believe it’s safe to say that simply and in very elementary words — we’re afraid,” Mr. Hazzard said. “We’re afraid because […]

Commentary: This is Us … and that is no longer acceptable

By Tony Allen Reacting to Ahmaud Arbery’s murder in Georgia, Dean Francine Edwards of the College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences at Delaware State University recently captured the fear of black parents across America: “This is why I will always have fear in my heart. I have three brown sons.” Reflecting on George Floyd’s death […]

DSU professor receives grant from U.S. Army

DOVER — Dr. Sokratis Makrogiannis, a Delaware State University associate professor of mathematics, has been awarded a three-year $435,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Army Research Office to develop a novel automated method to study cells. Dr. Makrogiannis – who teaches and does research within the University’s Division of Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, and […]

Seven DSU graduates achieve perfect 4.0 averages

DOVER — The 2020 May Virtual Commencement honored seven graduates with the Presidential Academic Award – all 4.0 GPA scholars.This group tied the May Commencement record set last year, making it the second consecutive year that the spring Commencement has produced seven academically perfect graduates. The following are the May Commencement 4.0 graduates• Juan Chavez […]

Members of first cohort of DSU Dreamers toast graduation

DOVER — For two students graduating from Delaware State University Saturday, their education has been a journey to the very end. The students are Dreamers — part of the first cohort of 28 students to graduate in 2020 — and they’ll be celebrating their graduation hundreds of miles away, in Georgia and Indiana, as campuses […]