Del Tech receives grant from J.P. Morgan Chase

WILMINGTON — JPMorgan Chase has committed $300,000 to Delaware Tech to support students, staff, and faculty during the Covid-19 pandemic. The emergency funds will assist Delaware Tech students who are now learning in an online environment stay enrolled and continue to receive high-quality education. Through this new commitment, Delaware Tech will make laptops and Chromebooks […]

Delaware graduations will be special, even with loss of tradition

DOVER — Some notes and quotes between headlines and deadlines… *** Tradition calls on us to celebrate our graduates with “Pomp and Circumstance” – both with the music and the grandeur of commencement. Dover High plans to include a recording of the band’s performance of the song during its virtual graduation ceremony. Seniors are placing […]

Biden, Vanessa Williams to join DSU virtual graduation

DOVER — As commencements go virtual, Delaware State University said Tuesday that 25 cultural influencers, from musicians to former Vice President Joe Biden, will join the class of 2020 during graduation this year. Earlier this month the university announced that, due to COVID-19, students would have a virtual ceremony where they will be conferred their […]

Delaware Tech commencements to take place on the internet

As colleges determine what to do with graduation, Delaware Technical Community College is the latest to make a decision to go virtual. “We really thought that it was in the best interest of our students and their families to go ahead and do this virtually, as we see cases rising in Delaware,” said Christine Gillan, […]

Corn appointed director of major and planned gifts

DOVER — Delaware Technical Community College has announced the appointment of Cheryl Corn as senior director of major and planned gifts in the College’s Development Division. In this role, she will provide collegewide leadership for prospecting and securing individual, corporate, and foundation donors through outright gifts, naming opportunities, endowments, planned gifts, corporate grants, and major […]

Commentary: Continue to fund valuable Delaware Pathways program

By Dr. Mark T. Brainard At Delaware Technical Community College, we lead students to a career path by providing them with skills they need to succeed in the workplace. Our data show that over 95 percent of our graduates are employed and approximately 55 percent of our most recent graduates are working and pursuing a […]

Commentary: Facts, accuracy matter when talking salaries

Just like the change of seasons, every couple of months we can look for a column from Bill Bowden that takes cheap shots at our statewide community college. He spent last spring and summer spreading discredited rumors of mismanagement in an unsuccessful effort to derail critical funding for college facilities. Now he’s making dishonest comparisons […]

Commentary: Balancing the pay scale for top Delaware officials

Are the salaries of top officials at our Delaware Technical Community College too high, or are the salaries of the top officials in the executive, judicial and legislative branches and other elected officials too low? It is a matter of pay equity for all top officials. During this past legislative session, the general council for […]

DelTech holds STEM Educator Energy Institute

DOVER — Faculty from Delaware Technical Community College’s energy department, working with the Center for Renewable Energy Advanced Technological Education (CREATE) and the National Science Foundation, hosted a STEM Educator Energy Institute for 17 middle school and high school teachers from across Delaware. The goal of the professional development institute, held Aug. 6-8 on the […]

Commentary: Unicorns, Bigfoot and a beach house

What do unicorns, Bigfoot and a beach house all have in common? If the beach house is owned by Delaware Tech as claimed by Jim Stewart in a letter to the editor appearing in last month’s Delaware State News, then each are nothing more than fairy tales and figments of imagination. I thought we put […]