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Delaware State University has named Donna T. Covington as its new dean of the College of Business.
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.
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.
Delaware State University has received a five-year, $1,783,188 grant to partner with the Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders to establish a Delaware Comprehensive Sickle Cell Research Center.
DSU President Harry L. Williams joined U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons, U.S. Rep. John Carney and Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) Executive Director Scott Green on Aug. 18 to announce a $5 million dollar grant to update and expand the Delaware Airpark.
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.
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 doors on Aug. 25 to its first class of 132 ninth-graders, who began their first day of the new school year.
           Michelle Shorter
Rain, thunder and lightning interrupted the Hornet Fan Center activities and postponed the scheduled Sept. 6 gridiron match between DSU and UD, forcing the Hornet fans that could to return to Newark for the rescheduled game on Sunday, Sept. 7.
The 2014 Convocation formally launched the 204-2015 academic year and brought home one of its alumni sons – Michael Feeney, class of 2005 – as its keynote speaker.
DSU held its annual Employee Recognition Dinner at the MLK Jr. Student Center where it recognized employee excellence and longevity. For images of the awardees, click on the below photo slideshow: