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.













The BSW Social Work Club and DSU Forces [aka “Armed Forces Club”] delivered Thanksgiving baskets to the Capitol Park Community Center on Thursday, November 20. Melinda Leager, a BSW student, serves as President of both groups and facilitated the collaboration between the two organizations. Dr. Fran Franklin, BSW Program Coordinator, also assisted with planning this activity.

One of our own travels to the Kennedy Space Center to see the launch of the Orion Capsule.

The National Society of Leadership and Success is a 360 Degrees Leadership Program of the Office of Student Leadership and Activities. The members of the National Society of Leadership and Success are asked to nominate University administrators and professors who have inspired them towards success during their time here at Delaware State University. Several were nominated. Ms. Charmaine A. Whyte was selected for the distinct honor of Excellence in Service to Students for the fall 2014 semester during their fall 2014 Membership Induction Ceremony on Friday November 21, 2014.

“Ms. Whyte is an excellent advisor. She excels at her job and has her students’ best interest at heart. She is always there to guide you on the right path whether it be choosing a career path or a simple elective. She also often goes beyond her position and builds bonds with her students. She opens her door for all students and is always there to give a listening ear as well as life advice. Ms. Whyte goes above and beyond to ensure all the needs of her students are met and she deserves the 2014 National Society Of Leadership and Success Excellence In Service Award.”

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 there award winning public service poster.

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

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Meet The Dean & Staff

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Lynn McGinnis, MBA
Administrative Assistant/Finance & Budget Assistant
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