Delaware State University students who are making a mark on the world.
Dr. Melissa Harrington and Dr. Murali Temburni have been awarded a five-year, $535,000 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to establish an undergraduate research program in neuroscience.
Nivette M. Pérez-Pérez, a DSU graduate student who is working toward a master’s degree in Natural Resources, has been awarded a $36,000 Graduate Research and Training Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
A DSU post doctorate research fellow, a Ph.D. candidate and an undergraduate recently made their mark  at the 8th annual Neuroscience Symposium and Poster Session, from which they brought back research poster competition awards to Delaware State University.
Dr. Lathadevi Karuna Chintapenta, a DSU postdoctorate research associate in aquatic sciences, has been awarded the Women of Color STEM Conference 2015 Technology Rising Star Award. Presented at the recently held WOC Conference in Detroit, Mich., the award was given to young women who are helping to shape technology for the future.
DSU President Harry L. Williams hosted Kent County state legislators on campus Dec. 15 for a luncheon and information session.
DSU held its 2015 December Commencement on Dec. 20 in the Memorial Hall Gymnasium, where more than 300 graduates received their diplomas. For images of the 2015 December Commencement, click on the below link followed by more information about the graduation event:
Delaware State University made history during its Dec. 20 Commencement Ceremony when it conferred a Ph.D. degree to its youngest-ever doctoral candidate.
Delaware State University has finalized an agreement with Jeju National University of South Korea that will establish a bachelor’s degree program in accounting and management concentrations in business administration and management information systems.
DSU and the Inner City Cultural League hosted the annual Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday Program in the University’s Education and Humanities Theatre on Jan. 18. For images from the program, click on the below link:
Dr. Arthur O. Tucker, research professor emeritus in the College of Agriculture and Related Sciences at Delaware State University, has co-written his sixth book – The Culinary Herbal – Growing & Preserving 97 Flavorful Herbs.
Dr. Claibourne D. Smith attended his last regular meeting as a longtime member of the DSU Board of Trustees on Jan. 21, culminating his 28 years of DSU service by being presented the honor of Trustee Emeritus. As Trustee Emeritus, Dr. Smith will be welcomed to attend Board meetings in a non-voting capacity.
Five faculty members from Delaware State University’s College of Business have earned TERP10 certification, strengthening DSU’s position as an educational resource leader in SAP SE advanced enterprise application software processes.
Delaware State University President Harry L. Williams has been appointed to the board of directors of two major organizations – the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Bayhealth.
Associate Provost Bradley Skelcher and Min Gibson, computer lab director in the Department of Mathematics, represented DSU on the dance floor at the Jan. 30 Dancing with the Delaware Stars.
Indira R. Ridgeway, a sophomore political science major, has been recognized by President Barack Obama for her unique community service in combating human trafficking. Ms. Ridgeway recently received the President’s Volunteer Service Award for her ongoing work to educate people on the issue of human trafficking and advocate on behalf of victims of those criminal circumstances
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has published an article on DSU's data-driven process for achieving operational sustainability and student success, written by Dr. Teresa Hardee, chief operating officer and senior vice president of Finance and Administration. The below article was published on the BMGF website: Better by the Numbers
DSU President Harry L. William traveled to Wilmington on Feb. 3 to present “The State of the University” to a gathering of New Castle County corporate leaders.