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DSU, Diversity
Delaware State University has moved up seven spots to 14th in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and 4th on the list for top ranking public HBCU.
DSU, scholarship endowment
Dr. Jose and Zona Saez, a DSU alumni couple, have established a $10,000 scholarship endowment for Sussex County (Del.) students majoring in Elementary Education at Delaware State University. The couple both graduated from then-Delaware State College in 1992. Jose earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology and his wife Zona earned a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education.
DSU, City of Dover, Dover City Council, 125th anniversary
The City of Dover and Kent County Levy Court recognized Delaware State University’s 125th anniversary during their respective public meetings.
DSU, aviation, SAFECON
The DSU Department of Aviation’s Hornet Flight Team represented themselves well at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) Region 7 Competition, finishing in 3rd place in the overall standings and earning a bid in the National SAFECON Flight Competition in the spring of 2017.
DSU, Catholic University of Buea, Cameroon
Delaware State University has signed a new agreement with The Catholic University Institute of Buea (CUIB), which is located in the southwest region of Cameroon. The memorandum of understanding recently signed by DSU President Harry L. Williams and the Catholic University president, Rev. Dr. George Nkeze establishes a new educational and cultural relationship between DSU and CUIB.
DSU, Tom Joyner Foundation, Scholarships
Two DSU students, Jamal M. Phillips and Ian Terry Tcheliebou, have each been awarded $1,500 scholarships from The Tom Joyner Foundation’s Hercules Scholar Program, which is designated for outstanding male students. 
DSU, Pia Stokes, DAWN's Rising Star Award
The Delaware ACE Women’s Network (DAWN) has honored DSU’s Pia Stokes with its 2016 Rising Star Award. Ms. Stokes – who is an associate director in DSU’s Office of Admissions – was one of three Delaware women selected to receive the honor. She has worked in higher education since 2009 and has been a part of DSU’s Admissions team since November 2012.
DSU, Food Pantry, Food Bank of Del., Harry K Foundation
Funded by a generous donation from the Harry K. Foundation, and facilitated by the Food Bank of Delaware, a new food pantry was dedicated Nov. 2 at Delaware State University.
DSU, Widener Univ. Delaware Law School
Delaware State University has signed a new articulation agreement with Widener University Delaware Law School that creates a special admission path for DSU graduates who want to continue their studies in pursuit of a law degree.
DSU, M&T, Corporate support, public-private
DSU has been featured in the below op-ed authored by Nicholas Lambrow, Delaware regional president of M&T Bank, a corporate partner of the University. The op-ed was published in the News Journal on Nov. 1.  
DSU, Inspire Excellence Award, Michelle Shorter
DSU celebrated greatness and service during its annual Employee Recognition Ceremony Nov. 10, held in the MLK Jr. Student Center. For images from the event, click on the below link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/48216028@N03/sets/72157676403492645/show
DSU, National Museum of African American History and Art
A bus and a passenger van traveled on Nov. 11 from Dover to Washington, D.C., with about 50 students, along with a few more faculty, staff and alumni members to become among the first members of the DSU community to experience the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in the nation’s capital.
DSU, video, Newseum
Cierra Sutton's winning project focused on the issue of sexuality.
DSU, Miss Delaware USA, Mia Jones
DSU is once again represented at the top of a First State pageant as Mia E. Jones, a junior art education major, has won the 2017 Miss Delaware USA crown.