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Delaware State University has named four faculty members as the institution’s 2014 Faculty Excellence Award recipients.   The University has selected the below faculty members in the following categories of Teaching, Research/Creative Activities, University/Community Service and Advising:  
Dr. Hacene Boukari, an associate professor of physics and a scientist in Delaware State University’s Optical Science Center for Applied Research (OSCAR), has been awarded a $175,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense that will fund the acquisition of a world-class fluorescence correlation spectrometer.  
Delaware State University has named Donna T. Covington as its new dean of the College of Business.
DSU President Harry L. Williams held his annual Banquet for Retirees on June 12 in the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center. Nine of this year's 21 retiring DSU employees participated in the program, as supervisors, colleagues, family and friends honored them and celebrated their years of service.
Three DSU students recently received firsthand accounts of what it was like to be a part of the dangerous Freedom Riders’ journeys through the country’s Deep South during the early 1960s.
DSU President Harry L. Williams recently traveled to China and Ghana, where he signed new agreements with five different institutions that will facilitate cooperative degree programs, faculty/student exchanges and other collaborations.
DSU's Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science (GEMS) Program offers middle students the opportunity to explore new pursuits in Crime Scene Investigation and expand upon their current interests with unique hands-on experiences. For images from the GEMS program that took place from July 14-18, click on the below photo slideshow, followed by additional information:
Science and Technology Academy for Residence Scholars (STARS) is a summer enrichment program at DSU designed to stimulate and extend the interest of high school students in the fields of mathematics, science, and information technology. Its purpose is to encourage them to investigate careers in these disciplines.
A group of incoming DSU freshmen – who have already started their academic journey through participation in the University’s Jumpstart Program – are already getting hands-on experience in Delaware State’s core value tradition of community service by working on a project with local museums.
U.S. Sen. Chris Coons used DSU as the site to hold a media event just outside of the under-construction OSCAR Building in order to announce new mechanical engineering legislation he has introduced.
The Delaware State University Art Center/Gallery is currently exhibiting a show of watercolor works entitled “Chapters, Then and Now” by Dover artist Susan Johnston, the first lady of Wesley College.
About 900 freshmen students began their academic journey during the Aug. 20-24 DSU Welcome Week, as they got to know their class contemporaries, student leaders some DSU officials and their new campus home and surroundings.
The Early College High School at Delaware State University is now a reality! After several years of planning, the DSU Early College High School opened its door on Aug. 25 to its first class of 132 ninth graders, who began their first day of the new school year.