Historic Coronation of Mr. & Miss DSU 2021

Delaware State University Campus News In a historic Coronation Ceremony, Delaware State University crowned Jason Smith and Jewel Phillips as its 2021-2022 Mr. and Miss DSU. The Oct 16 ceremony was a historic Del State Coronation as Ms. Phillips became the first-ever Campus Queen to be the daughter of a former Miss DSU. Her mother Kimberly D. Deal, Esq., was the 1986-1987 Miss Delaware State College – a distinction that also made the 2021 Coronation the first time a mother placed the Del State queen’s crown on her daughter’s head. https://www.flickr.com/photos/48216028@N03/albums/72157720031259044/show The…

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Renowned saxphonist Eric Darius performs with Del State musicians

Delaware State University On Campus/News As another manifestation of the opportunities students have at Delaware State University, a group of its music majors recently performed on campus with internationally known saxophonist Eric Darius. Mr. Darius, who is also a renowned songwriter and producer, took the first-floor stage in the MLK Jr. Student Center, along with seven Del State music majors, making for an Oct. 15 musically charged lunch hour in the campus’ student union. To hear and view video of the performances, click on the below link After sharing with the MLK audience…

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DSU dedicates a Tuskegee Airmen memorial section on campus

From DSU News On Campus The pedestrian circle area between the William C. Jason Library and the Mishoe Science Center is slated to be converted into a place of education and celebration in honor of the legendary Tuskegee Airman. A Sept. 12 dedication ceremony to mark the plans to memorialize the Tuskegee Airman on that portion of the Delaware State University campus attracted about 70 people to that outdoor section of the campus. That including members of the John H. Porter First State Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen Inc. and many…

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Delaware State University rises to Top Ten Historically Black Colleges and Universities nationwide

Delaware State University rises to Top Ten Historically Black Colleges and Universities nationwide University retains standing as #3 public HBCUAmong Top 1% in Social Mobility Dover, DE – /September 14, 2021/ — US News & World Report announced today that Delaware State University has risen to #10 nationally among all other Historically Black Colleges and Universities while retaining its ranking as the #3 public HBCU in America. The University returns to the Top Ten for the first time since 2014. The University achieved its most significant gains in social mobility, a…

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DSU Holds In-Person Graduation Ceremonies

Isaiah Williams While meeting CDC and state Covid-19 guidelines, Delaware State University honors its 2020 and 2021 G.A.E.S graduates with a proper send off after such a traumatic year and a half. In 2020 we were hit with an unexpected global pandemic and it shook up everyone’s world in more ways than one can image — instantly changing everyone’s day-to-day plans. Despite the changes that the global pandemic brought upon us, Delaware State University has done a great job adjusting to CDC’s and State Covid -19 guidelines to keep everything…

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Tiwa Akinfeleye Joins University Times International

I am happy and honored to join University Times International as an Intern and a staff today, February 22nd, 2021 under the supervision of Delaware State University’s Dr. Renee Marine, the Program Director, Television Lead, Mass Communications, Visual and Performing Arts and Professor Daniel Awodiya, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of UTI, who is also a Professor at Delaware State University’s Department of Mass Communication, Visual and Performing Arts Department. Professor Awodiya is the CEO of Springboard Communications, the parent company of University Times International. I hope to enjoy my time here…

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DSU’s Dr. Raymond Tutu coauthors book on Ghana/Uganda migration

Delaware State University News Dr. Tutu, chair of the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Delaware State University, has co-authored a book on “Migration, Social Capital, and Health: Insights from Ghana and Uganda.” According to Dr. Tutu, the book is the first scientific publication focusing on the African countries of Ghana and Uganda. The study uses a mixed-method approach on the internal migration dynamics regarding disease ecologies of informality and the interactions between social capital, lifestyles, health literacy, and health outcomes in the context of informal settlements in the two…

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DSU enrollment exceeds 5,000 students for first time

DSUNews/UTI With a total enrollment of 5,054 students for the 2019-2020 academic year, Delaware State University has broken all prior enrollment records for the ninth time in ten years, going above the 5,000-student mark for the first time in history, and a full year ahead of the goals set in the University’s Pride 2020 strategic plan. “This is a historic occasion,” said President Wilma Mishoe. “In ten years the University has grown 40%, chiefly due to our emphasis on student success. The word is getting out around the country and…

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Delaware State University partners with AUCC Ghana

Delaware State University News/UTI Delaware State University recently expanded its international portfolio by the establishment of a new partnership in connection with Africa. The University’s Center for Global Africa (CGA) has formally partnered with the African University College of Communication (AUCC) of Ghana to collaborate on the formation of a media and communications network. The collaboration is designed to support and advance the shared interests of Africa and the Diaspora, especially with Historically Black Colleges and Universities. “The partnership will promote common initiatives and ideals of Africa and the Diaspora…

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Securing Internships & the Bag: How Deep Day Impacts DSU Students

 Ayana Nwozo, Delaware State University  If you are a student in need of an internship, needed to network or just wanted to hear some important advice for your future, then Deep Day is where you should have been this past Tuesday October 22nd. Deep day is an interactive career fair, usually for students within the College of Business here at DSU but now it is slowly branching out to all majors. The lobby of the Bank of America building was decorated and showcased every company that was in attendance on…

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