DelTech is seeking $525,000 in state funding for salary competitiveness.

DelTech questioned about extra salary funding, pay discrepancy 

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

It was higher education day in the Joint Finance Committee Thursday, in which the big three state institutions – University of Delaware, Delaware State University and Delaware Technical Community College – made their cases for millions in state funding. DelTech, which has $100,460,200 penciled in through the Governor’s Recommended Budget, is asking for additional $525,000 for salary competitiveness, which the …

DelTech is asking the state for nearly $25 million for different projects. (Photo from Delaware Technical Community College)

DelTech asks state for $24.8M for ‘critical’ capital needs

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Delaware Technical Community College is asking the state for $24,815,300 for next fiscal year in order to address critical capital needs.  DelTech President Mark Brainard told the Joint Capital Improvement Committee in a hearing Tuesday that there’s six projects that the college is prioritizing as ‘critical,’ which amount to a price tag of $19.8 million.  Here’s how DelTech would spend …

Teenagers at DelTech's science camp examine hair follicles to determine the fake killer.

‘Find the Killer’ in DelTech’s science camps

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Delaware Live, Education

Here’s one way to keep the attention of a class of teenage campers: designate one of them as a “killer” and the rest as prime suspects and make the class figure out whodunnit. That was the assignment this week in a Delaware Technical Community College summer science camp, which plays on the popularity of television’s many crime shows that focus …

Delaware Tech softball headed back to national tournament

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The Delaware Technical Community College softball team is making a return trip to the NJCAA Division II Softball National Tournament after winning the NJCAA Region 19 and NJCAA Northeast District championships on May 17 in Georgetown. “This feels great,” Head Coach Guy Wilkins said. “It’s the first time in a very long time that this program has won back-to-back district …

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Delaware Tech’s undefeated baseball team ranked 8th in nation

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Delaware Tech Baseball team photo courtesy of Delaware Tech To say Delaware Technical Community College’s baseball team is off to a hot start would be an understatement. Delaware Tech is 19-0 and ranked 8th in the nation in the latest National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II poll. The team has an overall batting average of .355, has scored …

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DelTech drops vaccination, testing, indoor masking rules

Betsy PriceHeadlines

Delaware Technical Community College followed CDC guidelines and dropped COVID-19 restrictions.   Delaware Technical Community College announced Tuesday that it was lifting vaccination, testing and mask requirements for employees, student and visitors, effective immediately. It reserved the right to require masking when should a county meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s standards for masking. “After consultation with the …

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5 Delaware Tech baseball players earn All-Region honors

Betsy PriceMilford-live, Sports, Town Square Live

  Delaware Technical Community College’s baseball team finished the 2021 season as runners-up in the NJCAA Region 19 tournament. Now the program has more accolades, as five players have been named to the NJCAA Region 19 All-Region teams.   First team honors went to designated hitter Christopher Friend and outfielder Jonathan Golebiowski. Friend, a graduate of Caesar Rodney High School, …

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Republican bill would stop UD, DSU, DelTech requiring vaccines

Betsy PriceGovernment & Politics, Headlines, Health, Schools

A bill filed by a Millsboro Republican would stop state agencies from requiring vaccines. File photo. A Republican representative has filed a bill that would prevent Delaware colleges and universities from insisting students be vaccinated to return to campus this fall. House Bill 209 filed by Rep. Rich Collins, R-Millboro, would forbid state or local governments including any entity receiving …