Month: March 2016

The Delaware Tech Terry Campus Workforce Development and Community Education Division has slated professional development and personal enrichment programs for April — Excel training, web design for small business, outdoor photography and others. The complete continuing education course catalog is available online at go.dtcc.edu/DoverNonCreditSchedule. Some of the business courses include: Microsoft Excel Basic 2013 (Tuesdays and…

Hagley Museum and Library has released “Kevlar R&D: An Oral History.” The 13-hour video begins with the late chemist Stephanie L. Kwolek’s 1965 discovery of Kevlar. Through many surprising twists, six subjects talk about how they helped make Kevlar serve the occasionally contradictory interests of the DuPont Company, scientific inquiry, the marketplace, and the general public. The…

Strongpoint Marketing names two senior execs Michael Graves has joined Strongpoint Marketing as senior account executive. Graves joins Strongpoint after leading the “Partnering In Prevention” program at The Redwoods Group Foundation, a national initiative aimed at preventing the sexual abuse of children through education and public policy initiatives. Graves was president and chief executive officer…

By Kathy Canavan Kathy@DelawareBusinessTimes.com The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce today announced a leadership award that honors John H. Taylor Jr., director of the chamber-affiliated Delaware Public Policy Institute. Mr. Taylor, who died last April, worked as a reporter, metro reporter and editorial editor for The News Journal for 37 years and served as president of…

Women innovators hoping to secure big seed money and services will compete in the second Great Dames Remarkable Ideas Competition on April 11. In the first competition, 41 women from seven states presented in a positive “Shark Tank” atmosphere, with the prize ultimately going to Delawarean Tanya Whye. Her company, Delaware Green Mattress Disassembling and…

The objective of economic insights is to bridge the gap between the latest economic data and what it means for Delaware businesses. What’s happening? According to IRS data, Delaware gained $1.42 billion in adjusted gross income (AGI) through migration of households between 1992 and 2014. The results vary widely across the state, with New Castle County…

  Tanya Menendez, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer for Maker’s Row, will be keynote speaker at Wilmington Renaissance Corporation’s 2016 Annual Meeting: Wilmington’s Future Is in the Making, planned for May 10 at World Cafe Live at The Queen. Maker’s Row, is a Brooklyn-based online marketplace for American manufacturers with a network of more than 10,000 manufacturers and…

By Michael J. Mika Websites that serve as portals of information, a Delaware-based medical school, and cancer research centers were among suggestions generated during Idea Challenge 3.0 sponsored by Technology Forum of Delaware earlier this month. The idea brought together six teams of so-called Do-Gooders (civic and nonprofits) and Tech Geeks (technology experts), to see…