Category: News Updates

The Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare welcomed its largest first-year class in history for the 2018 fall semester. The Class of 2020 consists of 43 students from all over the region. During orientation the students got a chance to meet faculty members as well as senior students from the Class of…

Project New Start, a nonprofit organization that assists individuals transitioning out of incarceration, has been invited by Widener Delaware Law School to relocate to its Wilmington campus. Project New Start will leverage the partnership to engage program participants, faculty and students in opportunities for service, teaching and research. “We are thrilled to have Project New…

By Joyce L. Carroll Special to Delaware Business Times Linda Parkowski isn’t afraid of a challenge. She single-handedly rebranded tourism in Delaware while serving as director of the Delaware Tourism Office and increased revenue from $1.5 billion dollars to $3.3 billion dollars annually. This past summer she joined the Kent Economic Partnership following a re-organization…

Wilmington City Council approved a public/private partnership between the City and Salesianum School to reconstruct the Baynard Stadium athletic complex. The complex is still formally city property, but the Salesianum School will lease the stadium and commit an estimated $15 to $20 million to rehabilitation. “We recently unveiled a plan to renovate and improve two…

Global Debt Registry, a blockchain infrastructure provider, today announced completing its expansion to the The Mill in Wilmington. The fintech firm moved its technology team into the co-working space and is actively hiring development positions in the area. “We’re very excited to begin this new phase of GDR’s journey within such a great environment,” said…

By Ken Mammerella Special to Delaware Business Times A new meetup group hopes to improve the future of Wilmington by discussing its past. “We’re an idealist-type group,” said Nathan Field of the Wilmington History Society, which he co-founded this spring with Benjamin Rapkin. “We want to generate new interest and excitement about the city and…

(AP) — A Delaware hospital says its new $2.1 million robot has performed more than 50 surgeries since it was introduced. The Beebe Medical Center’s Lewes Center for Robotic Surgery opened this summer. Robotic program head Dr. Kurt Wehberg tells The News Journal robot-assisted surgeries are less invasive than traditional procedures. And he says that translates into…

Interested in contributing to the future of transportation in New Castle County? Attend this public information session tonight at the Odessa Fire Hall at 304 Main St., Station 24 in Odessa. The New Castle County Department of Land Use, Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), and Wilmington Area Planning Council (WILMAPCO) are collaborating on a transportation master…