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Despite both Hornet basketball teams losing in the first round of the MEAC Tournament in Norfolk Va., a group of DSU students remained there throughout the rest of the Spring Break Week to do a variety of community service projects in that city.
The DSU Hornet basketball teams might have exited early in the 2014 MEAC Tournament, but you would not have known it by the Del State spirit exhibited at the March 14 DSU Fan Mixer event in the Norfolk Plaza, in Norfolk, Va. For images from the DSU Fan Mixer, click on the below photo slideshow:
Delaware State University will feature Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., prominent legal theorist, civil rights attorney, mentor to President Barack Obama and author, as the keynote speaker
The DSU Board of Trustees has approved a new Campus Master Plan that will govern the physical growth of the University over the next 10-20 years.   The Campus Master Plan (CMP) was approved during the board’s March 20 regular quarterly meeting.  
DSU alumnus John Ridgeway recently added a new honor to his list of life achievements as he was recognized by the Mid-Eastern Athletics Conference (MEAC) as the DSU Alumni of the Year.
Delaware State University has expanded its international possibility through the launching of a new relationship with Celal Bayar University (CBU) of Manisa, Turkey.
About 250 DSU students spread out throughout the state on the morning and afternoon of Saturday, March 29 to do community service work as part of the 3rd annual Inspired Day of Service. For images of the students at work, click on the below photo slideshow, followed by more information about the outreach effort:  
Two DSU students have been rewarded with new iPads Airs for completing the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), and two more will be given away.
Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education recently honored Lillie Crawford, director of the Delaware Center for Enterprise Development (DCED), and Ms. Audrey Hynson, DCED program manager of the Food Business Incubation Center, with its Outstanding Entrepreneur Educators Award.  
University officials recently presented prizes to the winners of the 3rd annual DSU Speech Tournament, which was held on Feb. 25 in Longwood Auditorium. The each contestant had to give a three-minute speech on the topic of “The Legacy of a Leader.” The winners, their prizes and hometowns are:
The students of DSU casted their votes on April 3 and made their choices for the 2014-2015 Student Government Association.   For images of the Election Day activities and the announcement of the winners in the evening at the MLK Student Center, click on the photo slideshow, followed by the complete list of newly elected SGA officers.
A team of six students from various departments of the College of Business and the Department of Physics and Engineering at Delaware State University won second place in the 2014 Innovations in Social and Business Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition.
Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) recently honored Dr. Mable Morrison, DSU associate professor of music, as a 50-Year Member at the 2014 MTNA National Conference in Chicago, Illinois, March 22–26.  
Nine DSU seniors can count a recent lunch with DSU President Harry L. Williams as one of the culminating highlights of their undergraduate academic journey.
Dr. Michael Gitcho, a DSU assistant professor of biological sciences, was recently awarded a $100,000 research grant from the Alzheimer’s Association to support his ongoing investigations in the area of Alzheimer’s disease.   
Dr. Ladji Sacko, associate professor in the Department of English and Foreign Language, is DSU’s latest recipient of the J. William Fulbright Award. It is the second time that Dr. Sacko has been named as a Fulbright scholar. He previously received the award during the 2001-2002 school year, leading to his work in teaching English in Senegal that year.
The DSU National Society of Leadership and Success held its inaugural induction ceremony for its first class of members – 358 students – on April 24 in a packed E&H Theatre.