A 1973 photo of cheerleaders posing at the Delaware State College (now DSU) main entrance sign.

DSU partners with Getty Images to visually tell its story

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Delaware State University, a top-ranked HBCU, is using the power of imagery to help preserve its legacy.. The school has announced a new content partnership with Getty Images, a prominent global visual media company. Getty has a library of more than 477 million assets including stock images, editorial photography, video and music for businesses and consumers. “The world deserves to …

DSU’s Helicopter Flight Training Program is growing as it heads into year 2 this fall.

1st year of unique DSU helicopter studies program successful

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Delaware State University is the first and only Historically Black College and University to offer a helicopter training program, and it’s fair to say year one of it was a success. Two upcoming sophomores at DSU, Zach Wainio and Gavin Parker, both said the program is the reason they chose to attend the school. “I took lessons in high school …

Two of the state's big three institutions of higher education are raising tuition for the 2024-2025 academic year.

UD, DSU raise tuition for next year, Del Tech stays the same 

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

The cost of going to college in Delaware has gone up – again. For what seems to be a yearly tradition at this point, a couple of the state’s institutions of higher education have announced tuition increases for the 2024-2025 academic year.  University of Delaware UD will bump tuition up 4% for next year, after implementing a 5% hike this …

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Widener Law, DSU nursing may join $57M Wilmington education hub

Betsy PriceBusiness, Headlines

Longwood Foundation, Bank of America and area governments plan to invest $57 million in an education hub that will go into one of the former MBNA buildings near Rodney Square. The hub, to be called The Bridge, is expected to bring the Widener University Delaware Law School, University of Delaware Associates program and Delaware State University nursing to the building …

2024's Educators Rising National Day of Signing for Delaware was held at the Old State House Tuesday.

87 pledge to teach during Educators Rising signing day

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

The impact and caring role of teachers during a troubling childhood has sparked a career path for high schooler Leilani Carrera, who solidified that path Tuesday during the Educators Rising National Day of Signing.   The senior at Sussex Central High School in the Indian River School District signed her letter of intent at the Old State House in Dover to …

DSU, UD and Del Tech asked for millions in state funding, with a large chunk for deferred maintenance.

Colleges, DOE ask for hundreds of millions for capital projects

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

The big three institutions of higher education in the First State along with the Delaware Department of Education on Thursday asked for a combined $300 million from the state for capital improvement projects. As the state’s General Assembly prepares its budget for fiscal year 2025, which starts July 1, the University of Delaware, Delaware State University and Del Tech all …

DSU and the University of Belize signed their memorandum of understanding on March 11.

DSU widens global presence with University of Belize alliance

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

  Delaware State University has created a partnership it hopes will lead to future opportunities in Belize, a nation on the eastern coast of Central America. “It opens the door to collaborative activities,” said Carlos Holmes, DSU’s director of news services. “This could range from anything from joint events, joint presentations, joint research, joint studies, it could indeed involve possible …

Delaware Skills Center's Electrical Training Program was one of this year's winners.

6 named 2024 Superstars in Education & Training Winners

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Six institutions in Delaware have been recognized by the Delaware State Chamber as 2024 Superstars in Education & Training winners. Since 1989, the awards program has recognized educational programs for innovative and impactful programming.  The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and its affiliate, The Partnership, Inc., stated that all of this year’s winners exemplify creativity and efficacy in workforce development …

Magic Johnson donated $600,000 to DSU during its scholarship gala.

Starry DSU gala raises $3 million for scholarships

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Basketball legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson made a guest appearance at this past weekend’s gala at Delaware State University, which raised $3 million and was highlighted by the single-largest contribution made by an alum in the University’s 132-year history.  Along with a $1 million grant from Sallie Mae to DSU’s College Completion Program, the high-ranked HBCU received a $1 million donation …

DSU, the third ranked public HBCU, is asking for about $47,000,000 in state funding.

JFC praises DSU aviation, says it should upgrade facilities

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Jokes were cracked, programs were praised and millions state funding was requested from Delaware State University Thursday’s Joint Finance Committee hearing. That committee is responsible for setting the state budget and allocating funding to different programs and organizations throughout Delaware. DSU, the state’s only Historically Black College and University, is asking for about $47,000,000. It started its hearing on a …