News & Events
GEORGETOWN – The Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation recently awarded a three-year $105,000 grant to Delaware Technical Community College to grow manufacturing training and education in Kent and Sussex counties. The Foundation is the charitable giving arm of Perdue Farms.
DOVER – The Delaware Tech Terry Campus was again a gathering point for the area’s business and education leaders, state and local government officials and community members as it hosted the 8th annual Kent County Economic Summit on September 20, 2016.
GEORGETOWN – Natalie L. Herring, of New Castle, and John B. Roach, of Georgetown, have been selected as recipients of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award for Delaware Technical Community College’s Owens Campus and will be honored on Thursday, Sept. 29.
COLLEGEWIDE - The News Journal recently reported on the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) summer camps held this summer at Delaware Tech campuses statewide. The camps were free to middle school students, and taught them hands-on lessons about renewable energy.
COLLEGEWIDE - Seventeen participants representing all four campuses of Delaware Technical Community College took part in the 3rd Annual Learning Communities Summer Institute, July 28 through Aug. 1 at the Terry Campus in Dover.
Delaware Technical Community College announced today that Dr. Mark T. Brainard has been named the college’s fifth president, effective August 4, 2014. He succeeds Dr. Orlando J. George, Jr. who retired on June 30 after serving 19 years as president of the college.
On June 9, a tribute event in honor of retiring Delaware Technical Community College President Dr. Orlando J. George, Jr. netted $154,378 for student scholarships. The event, held at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, celebrated Dr. George’s 45 years of service to the College.
GEORGETOWN – Congressman John Carney held a series of events and meetings with Delaware’s manufacturing community in an effort to gather ideas for legislative proposals that would bring more manufacturing jobs to Delaware, and better prepare job-seekers to obtain manufacturing jobs that are curre
GEORGETOWN- Mary S. Bailey of Milton and Heather A. Block of Lewes were honored at the 20th annual Women’s Day Celebration on Wednesday, May 28 at Heritage Shores in Bridgeville. This event, which is hosted by Delaware Technical Community College and the Owens Campus Alumni Association, highlights the achievements of exemplary women and benefits the Alumni Association Scholarship Fund.
STANTON/WILMINGTON - When eight students from John Dickinson and Thomas McKean high schools entered a pilot program with Delaware Tech during the 2012-2013 school year, none of them had clear plans for the future.
STANTON – Governor Jack Markell paid a visit to Delaware Tech’s Innovation and Technology Center (ITC) on Tuesday, May 27, to tour a high school program aimed at training the next generation of Delaware manufacturing workers.
Cassidy honored as On-Site Professional of the Year
GEORGETOWN – Delaware Rural Water Association’s Robert Slater, of Bridgeville, was named the 2013 Water Operator of the Year, and the City of Seaford’s Brian Murphy, of Seaford, was named the 2013 Wastewater Operator of the Year at the 2014 Operator of the Year Ceremony on May 8 at Delaware Technical Community College’s Owens Campus.
GEORGETOWN - Ralph “Butch” Lee, former custodian and bookstore clerk for Delaware Technical Community College, was inducted in the Owens Campus Hall of Fame on Friday, April 4, 2014.