Category: News Updates

Archaeologists working at a property near Frankford in Sussex County have discovered what appears to be the site of a cemetery known to the community to contain the remains of African Americans who lived in the area. Under the observation of an archaeologist from the Delaware State Historic Preservation Office, archaeologists employed by a private…

Aloysius Butler & Clark (AB&C), a full-service marketing agency that specializes in health care recruitment, this January launched a website designed to help nurse recruiters and hiring managers understand the actual costs of staffing vacancies. The website, EssentialNurses.com, allows users to input information—such as annual net operating revenue, average RN salary and the average time…

By Alex Vuocolo Goldey-Beacom College on Monday announced that Dr. Colleen Perry Keith, Ph.D. will take over as the 14th president and first female leader of the 133-year-old institution in northern Delaware. Keith has served as president of Pfeiffer University in North Carolina since 2015 and was president of Spartanburg Methodist College from 2009 to…

Gov. John Carney and the Delaware Prosperity Partnership (DPP) has announced a series of community conversations on economic development efforts in all three counties. The first event will take place Tuesday, February 19 in Georgetown at Delaware Technical Community College. Carney will join DPP President Kurt Foreman, as well as board members and staff, to…

The University of Delaware this week is celebrating the engineering profession with a series of events, workshops and social gatherings. This week-long celebration is an extension of Engineers Week — national initiative organized by DiscoverE to celebrate the essential work of engineers in society. Here’s a look at the schedule: February 19 6:30 p.m. –…

All 10 restaurants operated by SoDel Concepts will release a new dessert incorporating Girl Scout Cookies. The restaurant group has run the promotion for the last six years. The special menu items will be available until March 14 and raises money for the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay. “We give $1 from each dessert sold to…

Today Media is pleased to announce that Peter Osborne, former News Journal business reporter, has joined Delaware Business Times as its new editor. Osborne was part of the staff that created Business Monday in the News Journal in the early 1990s. He joined the paper after serving as the editor of the Dallas and Southern…

New Castle County’s summer youth employment program is underway with application materials now available online at www.newcastlede.gov/syep and two summer job fair application events set for the coming month. The New Castle County Summer Youth Employment Program is designed to engage low income County residents ages 14-20 in meaningful paid work-based learning that helps them…

YWCA Delaware CEO Stephanie L. Staats will receive the “Jessie Arrey-Mbi Leadership & Service Award” for her commitment to service and improving the lives of women and families. The award is given by Women in Leadership Development & Empowerment, Inc (WILDE), a professional women’s 501 (c)3 public charity that works to improve the lives of…

Delaware Technical Community College next week will honor Dr. Joseph E. Johnson as part of its Black History Month celebration. A Wilmington native, Johnson made Delaware history in 1968 as the first African-American principal of a non-segregated educational institution, P.S. Dupont High School. He was later the first superintendent of the Red Clay Consolidated School…