Bill Gates, Delaware State University
Bill Gates has posted a video on his GatesNotes.com website in which he shares his thoughts about the work of Delaware State University to achieve student success for low-income and first-generation students. To view the video, click on the below link:
Students in class
In 2014 Delaware State University (DSU) began a Program Prioritization Initiative (PPI). The evaluation process examined all academic and administrative programs and services, focusing on their efficiency, effectiveness, productivity and centrality to the University’s mission and strategic plan goals relating to intellectual climate as well as institutional and operational effectiveness.
Delaware Senior U.S. Sen. Thomas R. Carper paid an April 8 visit to DSU@Wilmington to be updated by DSU officials on the Kirkwood Highway location.
DSU students casted their votes on April 7 and elected their Student Government Association leaders for the 2016-2017 school year. For images of the election day campaigning in the MLK Jr. Student Center, click on the below link:
Lt Col Michael Hayes with Plane
DSU recently announced new appointments in its Aviation Program and the Division of Institutional Advancement:
Arbor, trees, Tree Campus USA
DSU held its annual Earth Day observance on April 22 and celebrated the University’s reaffirmed designation as a Tree Campus USA. Joining DSU President Harry L. Williams for the observance program were Shawn Garvin, administrator of the EPA Region III, and Dr. Michael A. Valenti, forestry administrator, Delaware Forest Service of the Delaware Department of Agriculture.
Delaware State University, Anniversary
DSU has gotten an early start in celebrating its 125th anniversary by holding a kickoff event on April 22 in the MLK Student Center and then by forming a human “125” formation on the Alumni Stadium football field the following week. For images from those two events, click on the below link.
Delaware State University, diversity
DSU was recently featured by CNN in a segment that focused on the issue of diversity at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. To see the CNN segment, click on the below link:
DSU President, Harry L. Williams, Degree program deactivations
DSU President Harry L. Williams recently appeared on a segment of DSU to discuss the University’s Program Prioritization Initiative, which led the institution to deactivate 22 degree program: To see the interview with the DSU president, click on the below link: https://youtu.be/VNi5MO5nVOU
Gov. Markell, Delaware State University
On May 3, Gov. Jack Markell signed Senate Joint Resolution No. 8, which honors DSU in the observance of its 125th anniversary. Sponsored by State Sen. Brian Bushweller and State Rep. Sean Lynn, the below Senate Joint Resolution No. 8 reads:     DELAWARE STATE SENATE 148th GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Delaware State University graduates, Class of 2016
DSU President Harry L. Williams and his wife, University First Lady Robin Williams celebrated the Class of 2016 during the traditional First Lady’s Tea and the DSU President Gentlemen’s Brunch.
Tuition Rate, Delaware State University
The Delaware State University Board of Trustees recently approved the institution’s tuition and fee structure for the 2016-17 academic year. There will be no increase of in-state and out-of-state tuitions.
Delaware State University, DSU Alumni
Delaware State University’s 50th class reunion celebration brought back together 15 members of the Class of 1966 during Commencement weekend.  These classmates had great fellowship as they broke bread together and reminisced during a Friday, May 6 reception in their honor at the President’s Residence of Drs.
DSU Graduates, Geoscience
Delaware State University and two of its science graduates are highlighted in an article entitled “Creating Career Paths for African-Americans Students in Geosciences” in the online publication EOS Earth & Science News