Category: Education

Dover, Del. —  The Delaware Tech Terry Campus Workforce Development and Community Education division has finalized its spring 2016 non-credit professional development and personal enrichment program offerings. The complete continuing education course catalog is available online at go.dtcc.edu/DoverNonCreditSchedule. Among the professional development offerings are health and medical certificate programs in the fields of Home Health…

UD business dean says flexibility, adaptability key to success

By Sam Waltz Founding Publisher The page has been turned at the University of Delaware’s Lerner College of Business & Economics. Entrepreneurship — with a focus on the disruptive business model — is the new rival there to the traditional management and corporate studies, according to Bruce Weber, the Chicago-born Harvard and Penn Wharton scholar…

The ACE Mentor Program of America, Inc. (ACE) mentors high school students and inspires them to pursue careers in design and construction. It’s now the construction industry’s fastest-growing high school mentoring program, reaching over 8,000 students annually. The program recently brought more than 60 students, 10 mentors and teachers from Delaware Vo-Tech to tour Courtyard…

Global market spawns specialized MBA programs in Delaware

By Christi MilliganDelaware universities report growing enrollment in their MBA programs, thanks in part to a recovering economy and an assortment of preferred business concentrations that offer competitive distinction.Nationwide, application volumes for full- and part-time Master of Business Administration programs have increased since last year, according to the Graduate Management Admissions Council. As companies like…

This fall marked the dedication of an innovative new classroom at the Marriott Courtyard at the University of Delaware. This addition, made possible by a generous donation from the J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation, is often fondly referred to as “ALICE” – Advanced Learning Interactive At ALICE, students in the Department of Hotel,…

RANDALL CHASE, Associated Press NEWARK, Del. (AP) — A Greek-born engineer with a long academic pedigree and an interest in clean-energy technology has been named the new president of the University of Delaware. University trustees unanimously approved the appointment of Dennis Assanis on Wednesday following the unanimous recommendations of a 15-member search committee and the…

DOVER, Del. – Delaware State University was awarded a $5 million grant for a NASA research and education program that will continue its partnership with the space agency. Built on the success of a previously NASA-funded program at DSU, this new program will strengthen the partnerships and collaborations with the Los Alamos National Laboratory, the…

DSU has seen the future, and the future is optics

By Christi Milligan Delaware State University has dedicated its Optical Science Center for Applied Research (OSCAR), capping construction of the mirrored architectural centerpiece that will house laboratories and incubator space for laser technologies. “Optics has really broad application so a lot of companies use it,” said Noureddine Melikechi, director of OSCAR and founder of the…