College of Education, Health & Public Policy

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The Academic programs are Education, Nursing, Social WorkHealth Promotion, and Movement Science. The Community based program is the Capitol Park Community Center.

Building on the mission of the University, the mission of the College of Education, Health and Public Policy is to promote excellence in education, research and health related services for our students, citizens of Delaware, the nation and the world. These pursuits will focus on increasing knowledge, shaping policy and providing solutions for health related issues. The educational programs are guided by the standards and ethics of the various professional organizations and accrediting agencies. The College is dedicated to preparing students in health professions for graduate study who will be informed professionals empowered to lead and manage change while shaping society's future.













Jennifer C. Meehan, an MSW student, has had her article “A Culturally Competent Approach to Engagement, Assessment, Intervention, and Evaluation with LGBT Elders: A Case Example” accepted for publication in The Advanced Generalist: Social Work Research Journal.

Health Promotion majors Tatyana Wilkins and Danielle Lemon accompanied other members of the DSU Rotaract student organization to the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Conference, held in Ocean City, MD, February 14-15, 2015. Both Health Promotion majors are pictured with their high school RYLA team.

Jennifer Lopez, Bria Coleman & Charisma Williams were awarded 2nd place in the HBCU Behavioral Health Communication Promotion Campaign.  Click here to see their award winning public service poster.

Health Promotion and Mass Communications majors joined efforts on April 28, 2015 to educate Dover High School students about binge drinking.


On April 17, 2015, Alpha Delta Mu, The Social Work National Honor Society inducted 18 undergraduate students -- Natasha Cartwright, Jakeera Davis, Monisha Dennis, Monique DiPasalegne, Tanesha Dixon, Cynthia Durham, Keina Harmon, Kelly Harshberge, Andrew Hazzard, Jessica Jarman, Aileen Larsen, Melinda Leager and Chandra Lloyd, Aroya Ponzo, Dajha Scott, Bria Shelton, Fatimah Thomas and Orvon White; and 16 graduate students -- Stephanie Acty, Samuel Adeyinka, Traci Bizzell, Linda Jenkins-Brooks, Ashley Collins, Jennifer Daniels, Brittney Dennis, Kristian Gallegos, Doreen Griffin, Takira Harvey, Leah Heyel, Ebony Johnson, Kofoworola Lawal, Maria Merino, Mariah Minor, Cheria Morgan, Krista Nielson, Taryn Perry, Stephanie Rodriguez, April Roland, Brooke Sharlow, Raimyia Stanford, Steven Studer, Keisha Ventura, Molly Warren and Monique Watson into the Gamma Epsilon Chapter.  The Guest Speaker was Dr. Sandra Edmonds Crewe Dean, Howard University School of Social Work.  Dr. Anthony Hill serves as faculty advisor.


On April 22, 2015, Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education held an induction ceremony.  Fifteen undergraduate students – Zaquaysha Benson, Stephen Campagnini III, Jalissa Cannon, Tere Crawford, Alexis Cristo, Lesleigh Gibbs, Gabi Gomez, Jasmine Jackson, Trevor Mullane, Janae Priest, Cierra Rayne, Janika Royall, Stephanie Sheridan, Briana Tobin, and Djnab Williams; and four graduate students – David Huey, Ashley Johnson, Chanel Paul, and Leslie Pleasanton were inducted into the Xi Tau Chapter.  Dr. Elaine Marker and Dr. Faith Newton serve as faculty advisors.  Dr. Newton was gave the Keynote Address.


On May 11, 2015, Kent Kids and the Delaware Center for Health Promotion launched “Rethink Your Drink” an educational campaign about sugary beverages.  Kent County Administrator Michael Petit de Mange provided a Proclamation encouraging all residents to “Rethink Your Drink.”



College of Education, Health and Public Policy
Price Building, Room 115
1200 N. DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901-2277
302.857.6704 Fax

Mon. - Fri. 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Meet The Dean & Staff

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Lynn McGinnis, MBA
Administrative Assistant/Finance & Budget Assistant
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