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(L-r) U.S. Senators Chris Coons and Tom Carper; ECHS Director Judi Coffield; DSU President Harry L. Williams; Provost Alton Thompson; Dr. Claibourne Smith, chairman of the DSU Board of Trustees; and Dr. Teresa Hardee, ECHS Board of Directors member and vice president of Finance, all join in on the cutting of the ribbon at the Early College High School.

After an opening day assembly, the inaugural students of the Early College High School quickly got down to academic business.

The freshmen class is estimated to be about 900 students strong at DSU.

Susan Johnston, the wife of Wesley College President William Johnston, stands between her paintings (l-r) “Full Basket” and “Tractor,” which are among 28 of her watercolor artworks on exhibition at the DSU Art Center/Gallery until Sept. 12.

U.S. Sen. Chris Coons (r) holds a media event in front of the OSCAR Building construction site to announce the bipartisan American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act. He is joined in that announcement by (l-r) Dr. DSU President Harry L. Williams and Dr. Noureddine Melikechi, dean of the College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology.

(L-r) Stephen Williams, DRBA director of airports; Richard Downes, DRBA commissioner for Kent County; Scott Green, DRBA executive director; U.S. Rep. John Carney; DSU President Harry Williams; U.S. Sen. Chris Coons; Lori Pagnanelli, FAA Harrisburg District manager; U.S. Sen. Tom Carper; and j William Lowe, DRBA vice chairman pose for a group shot after announcement of funding for runway expansion at the Del. Airpark.

Dr. Dula Man, right, assistant professor of chemistry, is a co-investigator of the grant through which DSU will partner with the Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders to establish a Delaware Comprehensive Sickle Cell Research Center. Dr. Cherese Winstead, assistant professor of chemistry and chair of the Department of Chemistry, will also work on a project as part of the grant.

DSU's Division of Institutional Advancement recently hosted a number of regional HBCUs at its second annual Historically Black College and University Philanthropy Symposium on July 24-25, 2014.

DSU Jumpstart freshmen Ayanna Hatcher, Ashanna Goldsboro, Zaniyah Godley, Dallis Gerald, Joy Brown and Isaiah Collins participate in a paper-marbling training session at the John Dickerson Plantation in preparation for their Aug. 2 presentation at that state historic site.


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