Category: Education

On October 30th, Delaware Technical and Community College held a meet and greet to introduce its new vice president and campus director, Dr. Lora Johnson. After a brief introduction by President Dr. Mark Brainard, Johnson shared her vision for Del Tech’s Wilmington Campus before opening the floor to questions from community partners and decision-makers. Johnson…

By Joyce L. Carroll Special to Delaware Business Times Dr. Tony Allen gets it: He sees the value of building relationships between academia, corporate America and the community. He’s held prominent roles in all three. Allen has served as provost of Delaware State University for just over a year, and last month he was appointed…

The Delaware Department of Justice is sponsoring the 2018-2019 season of LifeSmarts, a national scholarship competition and educational program for middle school and high school students that tests knowledge of real-life consumer issues and aims to create a future generation of consumer-savvy adults. Coaches can now register and create teams, and students may register and…

New Castle County Executive Matthew Meyer yesterday announced that a new state-of-the-art library will be constructed in downtown Middletown. County officials have for two decades acknowledged the need for library investment south of the C&D Canal. This projects aims to fill that need. “We have listened to the people and are increasing county service south…

(AP) — The president of Delaware’s teachers union has resigned in light of offensive blog posts from 2006 to 2009 that resurfaced this week. News outlets report the Delaware State Education Association convened an emergency meeting Wednesday during which Mike Matthews resigned. Matthews used to run a blog in which he used crude terms to…

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Delaware State University a $498,372 research grant fund in support of project that will focus on the capabilities of lasers in killing viruses. The project is a collaboration between DSU’s Division of Physical and Computational Sciences, Laboratory of Quantum Optics and Food Safety Laboratory on campus, along with…

By Ken Mammarella Special to Delaware Business Times A sensor-enabled chest model and a throwable robot were among the array of products featured at the first Tech Innovation Showcase put on by the University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship program The showcase on Thursday also included a keynote and panel discussion on bringing ideas from the…