Delaware Tech - 50th Anniversary - Delivering Excellence, Changing Lives

Celebrate 50 Years with Delaware Tech

Since its establishment in 1966, Delaware Technical Community College has been committed to providing access to an affordable, high-quality education that meets the needs of Delaware’s businesses and community and contributes to the economic vitality of our state. In its 50-year history, the College has graduated more than 48,000 individuals and served tens of thousands more through youth camps, dual enrollment programs, workforce training initiatives and community education programs. Now, in 2016, we’re proud to celebrate the many ways the State of Delaware has been positively impacted by the College’s mission and its graduates. Thousands of Delaware Tech employees, partners and supporters have delivered excellence to our students, to our local businesses and to our communities, and because of their tireless efforts, they have forever changed the lives of those we serve.

Alumni Success Stories

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Over the last 50 years, Delaware Tech has prepared nurses, paramedics, dental hygienists, auto mechanics, firefighters, police officers, teachers, welders, small business owners and a host of other professionals who Delawareans rely upon in their daily lives. To celebrate the accomplishments of our graduates, the College will be showcasing 50 alumni success stories throughout 2016.

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Changing Lives Through Service... To Others

To celebrate Delaware Technical Community College’s golden anniversary, the College will be delivering excellence and changing lives through service to others. College employees and students will be completing 50 campus and community service projects throughout 2016 — one for every year of the College’s existence. All 50 service projects will be posted on the website as they are completed.

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Delaware Technical Community College was founded in 1966 on the principles of providing educational access and opportunity for the residents of the state of Delaware, so that, upon graduation, they were prepared to enter the workplace or continue their education. Over the last 50 years the College has grown to include four campus locations and offers more than 100 high-quality academic programs designed to meet Delaware’s workforce needs.

Delaware Tech Through the Years