Category: Education

Wilmington University earned the top spot in a ranking by OnlineColleges.com of college online programs. The ranking uses data from the National Center of Education Statistics to determine a 10-point scale drawing from 14 different metrics. The top three schools in the statewide study include: Wilmington University University of Delaware Delaware State University According to…

Delaware Tech on Tuesday opened a new space inside Junior Achievement of Delaware, a work readiness nonprofit located near the Wilmington Riverfront. The room will host financial literacy classes for local students and introduce students to Delaware Tech courses such as culinary arts, aviation maintenance and paramedics. Delaware Tech’s curriculum is part of a larger…

One innovative career niche is the design and development of computerized games for both entertainment and training purposes. Scott Shaw is chairman of the game design and development program and the video and motion graphics program at Wilmington University. Here, he lends insight on this burgeoning field. When did Wilmington University develop these programs, and how…

Secretary of Education Susan Bunting this week announced more than $400,000 in public grants to high schools for job training in key industries. The 40 competitive grants expand upon the statewide Delaware Pathways initiative, which aims to prepare students for job opportunities in the new economy, such as computer science and business information management. “Delaware…

An analysis by Schools.com, a college planning website, ranked the University of Delaware number one among four-year colleges in the state. Schools.com used data from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics to determine the rankings. It measured factors such as costs, degree availability, and flexible learning options. Here the top five…

Delaware State University’s Board of Trustees this morning voted unanimously to elect Chairwoman Dr. Wilma Mishoe as interim president of the college. Vice Chairwoman Dr. Devona Williams will take over as interim board chair. Both made history when they became the first women chair members in the college’s 126-years history back in August. The changes…

(AP) — The president of Delaware State University will leave his post in January to lead the Thurgood Marshall College Fund in the nation’s capital. The News Journal reports that university president Harry Lee Williams will become the nonprofit’s president and CEO. The announcement was made Monday night at a gala serving as the organization’s…

Goldey-Beacom College will begin offering the Doctor of Business Administration Degree in Fall 2018. This is a new level of study for the New Castle County college. “This program is the result of a year’s intense work by a faculty and staff feasibility work group, review by two out-of-state, expert business education consultants, and careful…

Many high schools prepare students to follow specific career paths. At Delaware Design-Lab High School, they’re teaching teenagers to be innovators. The charter high school, housed in the Faith City Church complex near Christiana Mall with an enrollment of about 270 students, is just completing its second year, but it has already made its mark…

        Gov. John Carney on Thursday joined Christina School District Superintendent Richard Gregg and Christina Education Association President Darren Tyson in signed a joint letter of intent to create a partnership with the goal of improving education the City of Wilmington. The partnership will aim to improve the educational opportunities of the…