DSU gets $1 million grant to diversify STEM programs

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Delaware State University is getting a $1 million grant to expand diversity in its STEM programs. Delaware Public Media's James Morrison reports on the grant.

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute awarded the grant through its Inclusive Excellence initiative. It will be paid over the next five years and will support DSU’s Promoting Engagement and Access in Science (DSU-PEAS) initiative.

That initiative is focused on getting more "non-traditional" students into STEM fields like science and technology.

ASVAB Testing at Delaware Tech

Delaware Technical Community College

Delaware Technical Community College has announced a new partnership with the

Department of Defense that will allow Delawareans wishing to enter the military the opportunity

to take the Armed Forces Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test at its campus in Dover.

Prior to this new memorandum of understanding, Delawareans had to travel to New Jersey or

Maryland for testing.

“In addition to significant cost savings for the Department of Defense, this provides a

Registration Open for 2017/2018 Program Year - FAME, Inc

FAME Inc Forum to Advance Minorities in Engineering Delaware STEM Wilmington
The Big News - Registration Open for  Grades 4-6
We are thrilled to announce the expansion of our nationally recognized STEMulate® Change Outreach Initiative for the Summer of 2017.
Summer programming will take place over six weeks (6/19/2017 through 7/27/2017), Monday - Thursday, 8:00am to 3:00pm at Alexis I. duPont High School (50 Hillside Rd, Wilmington, DE 19807).  

Delaware Science Coalition

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Lauren Pulte 202-429-6875 The Science Coalition Honors Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) for Commitment to Maintaining America’s Leadership in Scientific Research Washington, DC, October 8, 2014 –The Science Coalition today presented Senator Chris Coons with its Champion of Science Award in recognition of his strong commitment to funding the basic research that keeps the United States and the state of Delaware at the forefront of scientific and medical discovery and technological innovation.

May 10th NextGen Teacher Leader Celebration

May 10th NextGen Teacher Leader Celebration


Who:           DSFME, Labware, DE Science Coalition, DuPont, & Depart. Of Education

When:      May 10th 2017        4:30pm-7:30pm

Where:     Collette Building, 35 Commerce Way, Dover, DE 19904

Why:         Showcasing achievements of teachers and educators in through Next Gen Science implementation in the classrooms throughout Delaware!

Sussex Academy receives Delaware bio grant

Delaware Bio

Sussex Academy biology teacher Jennifer Couch was recently awarded a grant from the Delaware BioScience Association.

The grant, in the amount of $847, will fund the purchase of materials needed for a microbial fuel cell project for her 10th-grade biology class.

The project is a six-step process that includes summer field work, a research paper, lab work, data analysis and a final notebook and presentation.


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