Goldey-Beacom College will host the school fair event on Jan. 27.

Delaware school fair on Jan. 27 part of national choice week

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

An all-day event for students to explore the various educational opportunities in Delaware is coming to a state college later this month. The National School Choice Awareness Foundation is having dozens of school fairs across the country in January for National School Choice Week 2024. Independently planned by local organizations, these events provide parents with the opportunity to meet with …

Goldey-Beacom College is adding several degree programs.

Goldey-Beacom adds eSports, cyber security degree programs 

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Wilmington’s Goldey-Beacom College has launched three new undergraduate degree programs focused on marketing and the hot, hot, hot areas of gaming and cybersecurity, continuing the college’s expansion of degree options. The Delaware Department of Education officially approved the following programs, which will start this year: Bachelor of Science in Digital Marketing Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration …

TSD Review Sept 7

TownSquareLIVE Weekly Review – September 7, 2023

Sonja FreyTown Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Brandywine Festival of Arts to offer largest show yet Survey on road rage calls Del. drivers the most polite Delaware confirms case of new COVID strain Pirola Health marketplace adds another insurer; ’24 rates announced On the Pitch: Preseason boys soccer rankings Click on the image below to view the PDF Sonja Frey

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Study: Goldey-Beacom best at giving hand up economic ladder

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

For the second year in a row, Goldey-Beacom College has ranked in the top 20% of national colleges and universities for helping make students economically mobile. Goldey-Beacom also was the only Delaware college that Washington, DC think tank Third Way assigned to the Institution of Higher Education’s Tier 1 ranking. “The data show Goldey-Beacom’s EMI ranking at 24.7% with a …

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Goldey-Beacom’s endowment helps it rank high for upward mobility

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

Goldey-Beacom College’s president says the school’s use of its endowment to commit to affordable tuition landed it in the top 20% of a think tank ranking of economic mobility for institutions of higher learning. The ranking comes from Washington D.C.’s center-left think tank Third Way.  It takes into consideration the amount of time it takes low-income students to recoup the …

DSU rises to No. 2 in public HCBUs in college ranking

DSU rises to No. 2 public HBCU in college rankings

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

  Delaware State University rose one place to No. 2 in the U.S. News & World Report college rankings of the nation’s best public Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The Dover-based school also rose to No. 8 from No. 10 among all HBCUs. The ranking reflects DSU’s journey of progress, said DSU President Tony Allen. “We believe what we’re doing …

he city of Wilmington rises in the background as Rotary Club flags wave along the Riverwalk.

Rotary flags line Wilmington Riverwalk until Sept. 19

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

  Hundreds of U.S. flags once again are dancing gracefully along the Wilmington Riverwalk. Courtesy of the Rotary Club of Wilmington, the Flags for Heroes display is an annual event originally designed to honor veterans and current members of the U.S. Armed Forces. In 2020, the club expanded those being honored to include first responders, law enforcement officers, teachers, healthcare …

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Delaware colleges, universities cope with COVID differently

Daniel Larlham Jr.Education, Headlines

  Delaware colleges and universities are heading into the third spring with COVID-19. Photo by Photo by Tirachard Kumtanom/Pexels.   Spring semester for Delaware college-goers will once again be a little different than previous semesters as state schools change COVID-19 protocols following the winter surge caused by the Omicron variant.  University of Delaware  UD has updated its plans for spring …

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UD, WilmU, DelTech to require students to wear face masks in fall

Daniel Larlham Jr.Education, Headlines, Health

    The University of Delaware, Wilmington University and Delaware Technical Community College have changed their face mask policies for fall. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently recommended both the vaccinated and unvaccinated wear masks indoors, especially in areas where the Delta variant is spreading rapidly.  “To protect everyone in our community, Wilmington University has revised our …