DSU’s Tony Allen released a statement sharing his disdain for Elon Musk’s recent comments on X.

DSU President issues statement condemning Elon Musk tweet

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Just days before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the president of a top-ranked Historically Black College and University condemned remarks from one of the richest men in the world, Elon Musk. Delaware State University President Tony Allen Thursday stated that the tweets from Musk – the owner of X, formerly known as Twitter – were “unoriginal in their amplification of …

DSU continues to grow in enrollment.

DSU sets record enrollment
again

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

For back-to-back years, Delaware State University has a new record for student enrollment.  DSU this week reported an overall enrollment increase of 3.5% from this time last year,  The 132-year-old institution now has 6,451 students, a 23% increase since 2020, making the Dover school the fastest-growing Historically Black College and University in the country. “We have overcome some notable trends …

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DSU partners with United Airlines to put grads into the skies 

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

Delaware State University is partnering with United Airlines to create professional opportunities for the school’s 157 Aviation students. The agreement was signed Thursday, making DSU part of United Aviate – a pilot career development program. “Under Lt. Col. Michael Hales’ leadership, our Aviation program has grown threefold and is not just the largest in the HBCU Community, but the high …

Rachel Juergensen is recieving the grant to build a special education certificate program at DSU.

DSU prof gets $1M grant to create special ed certificate

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

A professor from Delaware State University has been awarded a $1.06 million federal grant to create a certificate program for special education.  The grant will also pay the cost for participants – and even give them a stipend. The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Rachel Juergensen, an assistant professor of special education at DSU, a five-year grant to develop …

Delaware State Hornets Football photo courtesy of Delaware State Athletics

Delaware State football preseason outlook

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Delaware State is set to kick off the 2023 season under new head coach Lee Hull. Hull was introduced as the new head coach in Dec of 2022. Hull was most recently the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at MEAC rival Howard University. He brings more than 25 years of coaching experience at the professional and NCAA Division I levels.  …

DSU has released its new academic and athletic logos.

DSU unveils new academic, athletic logos

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Delaware State University is getting a new look. With record enrollment numbers, growing infrastructure, and expanding programs and partnerships over the last decade, the Historical Black College and University has unveiled new academic and athletic logos. The academic logo is a new visual mark that connects this past, present and future at DSU.  After market research and feedback from stakeholders, …

The new Delaware State University Hornets bobblehead.

Go, Hornets, go! DSU mascot becomes a bobblehead

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

The Delaware State University Hornets are getting their own officially licensed bobbleheads, part of a limited-edition series for 13 Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The bobbleheads are produced by the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum. They were released in celebration of Black History Month, but the Hornet bobbleheads won’t be scheduled to ship until April. Each bobblehead is …

Jimmie Allen, left, and Willis Lonzer will be the keynote speakers at DSU's May 12 graduation ceremonies.

Jimmie Allen, Willis Lonzer to speak at DSU graduations

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Country music star and Delaware native Jimmie Allen will be the keynote speaker for Delaware State University’s 2023 undergraduate commencement in May. Dr. Willis Lonzer, a 1990 graduate of DSU with more than two decades of work in global medical affairs and global pharmaceutical research and development, will be the keynote speaker for the History Black College and University’s graduate …

DSU held a ceremony Wednesday to celebrate the largest research grant awarded in its 131-year history.

DSU’s largest grant ever will focus on health disparities

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

It was a historic day for the Hornets of Delaware State University Wednesday, as the school announced it has received the largest research grant in DSU history.  The 5-year, $18.36 million research grant from the National Institutes of Health will help establish an Interdisciplinary Health Equity Research Center on campus. The center will investigate how certain populations, typically underserved communities, …

DSU officials and community members, leaders gathered on the site of the new agriculture building. (Delaware State University).

DSU double: New ag building, $1 million in scholarships 

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

It was a two-fer day of celebration Thursday at Delaware State University, as officials broke ground for a new $10 million agriculture building and unveiled a $1 million grant that will pay full tuition for 21 STEM students. “We want to produce agriculture professionals and agriculture scientists, and we believe the addition of this building will provide a greater environment …