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During its annual Founders Day Program on Feb. 19, DSU President Harry L. Williams announced the launching of a project to erect a memorial statue of Delaware State College President Jerome Holland on the Dover campus.
The Delaware State University Alumni Association has a new office location – right on DSU’s main Dover campus.
David G. Turner, DSU Board of Trustees chairman and University alumni,  was honored among this Year’s Distinguished Alumni at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Basketball Tournament on March 12 in Norfolk, Va. . The MEAC annually recognizes the top alumni from all the member institutions of the conference.
DSU celebrated the two-decade anniversary of its Department of Mass Communications all day on March 19 with a variety of workshops and plenary sessions in the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center on campus. For images from the 2015 DSU Mass Communications Day, click on the below link:
DSU President Harry L. Williams joined the presidents of the University of Delaware and Delaware Technical Community College at Legislative Hall on March 31 for the annual observance of Higher Education Day in the General Assembly.
About 500 students took part in the 4th annual Inspired Day of Service on Saturday, March 28, donating their Saturday mornings and afternoons in community service outreach at sites throughout the State of Delaware. For images of the Inspired Day of Service activities, click on the below link:
The annual DSU Day and Legislative Hall took place on April 2, and the elected officials and staffs of both the state House of Representatives and the state Senate were treated to the music of the University’s Approaching Storm Marching Band and the Concert Choir. For images of DSU Day at the General Assembly, click on the below link:
Delaware State University has named the winners of the 4th annual Speech Tournament in which contestants were judged on their three-minute presentations on the topic “Racial Bias and Undue Use of Force by Police: Connected or Conjecture?” The contestants were judged on their speech delivery and content. The winning DSU students were:
The National Science Foundation has named DSU graduate student Sheed Itaman as a recipient of its Graduate Research Fellowship. Mr. Itaman, who is currently enrolled in DSU’s Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience Master’s Degree Program, has been selected for his research proposal entitled “Aging Neurons: The Balance Between Calcium Ion Flux and Cell Death.” 
A new $10,000 scholarship endowment has been established at DSU as a tribute to the late Inez O. Means, a strong supporter of the University.
A new Delaware State University Friends of the Library initiative has been launched and was highlighted recently during a reception on campus in support of DSU’s William C. Jason Library.
Delaware State University celebrated Earth Day with a program that celebrated the institution’s sustainability initiatives and its continued status as the only certified Tree Campus USA in the state of Delaware.
DSU recently signed a memorandum of cooperation with officials from Beihua University of Jilin, China, that will provide additional study-abroad and collaboration opportunities for both institutions.
Students, faculty and staff at Delaware State University participated in the “National Walk at Lunch Day” on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 on campus.  For images from the walking event at DSU, click on: https://www.flickr.com/photos/48216028@N03/sets/72157652259219491/show