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Leadership Delaware

UD Men’s Tennis Shares Love of Game with Wilmington Youngsters

Talk about great role models! The University of Delaware men’s tennis team recently spent an afternoon sharing their love of the game with students at Highlands Elementary School in Wilmington. Six members of the team and new Head Men's Tennis...

TSD Q&A: Chris Long of Intercollegiate Studies Institute talks Delaware, college campuses and staying current

The Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) has the mission of "educating for liberty," which, since 1953, has meant working on college campuses to "advance the principles and virtues that make America free and prosperous." This national organization makes its home in...

The Boggs Scholarship — A Tribute to a Life of Public Service

Earlier this month, on June 17th, we visited the Martin Luther King Memorial in Washington, DC. To me, it was a treasure just to celebrate Father’s Day as a family - my father and his wife, my wife and...

What Makes A Speech Great?

Most of us have had the opportunity to attend an event where a person makes a speech that leaves the audience murmuring: “That was a great speech.”  The event need not be a grand affair, the speaker of great...

Where Have All The Leaders Gone?

The other day, I heard Paula Cole’s song, “Where Have All the Cowboys Gone,” in which she lamented the disappearance of chivalry and decency in relationships between men and women.  As I consider myself somewhat of a Weird Al...

TSD Q&A: Leadership Delaware's Terry Strine

Terry and Sandy Strine founded Leadership Delaware four years ago to address what they saw as the need to provide leadership training, mentoring and networking opportunities for rising young Delaware leaders. The program is currently recruiting candidates for its...

Life As A Foster Parent

Last week was bittersweet for my family.  On Friday, our two little girls left us to live with another family.  This is not the tragedy it may first appear to be, nor are we incapable of caring for kids,...

Is Summer School Cool?

After my last post on parental involvement a week ago, a good friend of mine let me know about two issues on which I could have been much clearer.  First, I singled out specific organizations for establishing initiatives to...

Parental Involvement The Key To School Improvement

When I was in fourth grade, I had a teacher named Mrs. Oliver.  She used to watch me like a hawk to make sure that I was doing everything that I needed to do to be successful.  You see,...

The Symbolism Of Ethanol

As a current fellow of the 2011 Leadership Delaware class, I had the opportunity to hear varying opinions on the topic of renewable energy during the June meeting of our class. One topic of particular interest was the continued subsidizing...
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Latest News

As COVID cases, hospitalizations, deaths decline, state stops vaccine waiting list

State health officials said vaccines are so widely available now that its own system is no longer needed.

Body camera training underway in Wilmington as new bill calls for statewide policy

The bill would require all law enforcement and some correction and other officers to wear a body camera

Republicans announce legislation to review voting roll laws, require photo IDs for voting

One measure would require all voters to show photo IDs when they vote or seek an absentee ballot.
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