News & Events
DOVER - The Terry Campus Workforce Development and Community Education division held a November 13, 2015, graduation ceremony for 15 individuals who successfully completed the College’s State Constable Academy.
DOVER - Students in the Terry Campus criminal justice and homeland security programs recently had the opportunity to participate in an emergency response drill conducted by the Dover Police Department.
DOVER – Students, faculty and staff from the Terry Campus collected 2,300 non-perishable items for DART’s 18th annual “Stuff The Bus” Thanksgiving Food Drive for the Food Bank of Delaware.
DOVER - "To say I was surprised is an understatement,” said Hawks Lacrosse goalie Mike Kempel on learning he was named the 2013 NJCAA Region XIX Player of the Year, Region Defender of the Year (231 saves), and player on the All Region Team.
STANTON and WILMINGTON - Delaware Tech hosted the 2013 Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition, a challenge for students in Delaware Tech’s Entrepreneurship program. The event was held at the Emerging Enterprise Center of the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce. Twenty-three students competed in the third annual event, before a panel of 13 judges from the Delaware business community.
STANTON and WILMINGTON - Dr. Virginia Balke, a Delaware Tech biology and biotechnology professor, has been selected as the higher education Educator of the Year by the Delaware BioScience Association. She will be honored at a ceremony on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at the Delaware Bio Annual Awards Gala, the premiere bioscience event in Delaware.
Students in two sections (a day and an evening) of a Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) course recently competed in a race of electric go-karts that they designed and built by hand.
The course, which is the capstone before graduation, challenges MET students to solve a technical problem; this year’s problem was to design and build an electric go-kart capable of going up a six degree incline and fit the average U.S. male from 13-45 years of age.
Delaware Technical Community College will offer nearly 50 youth camps this summer at campuses statewide expected to serve approximately 1,000 students in support of Governor Markell’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) initiative.
STANTON and WILMINGTON - Participation in gardening and recognition of the importance of organic, local food are increasing both in higher education and in society at large. Composting organic material and growing food locally and organically reduces dependence on fossil fuels, reduces carbon footprint and has many beneficial health impacts.
DOVER - It takes a special temperament to work effectively from the halls of government to the classrooms of children, but that’s precisely what Lt. Gov. Matt Denn does. The Lieutenant Governor’s schedule goes from working with Gov.
STANTON – When Frank Adkins, an automotive instructor at Delaware Tech’s Stanton Campus, first laid eyes on the 1964 Dodge Dart he would later name “Rusty” in 2008, he thought he was just buying a parts car.
DOVER – Engineering/Energy Department Chair and Instructor Jeff Hall (pictured center) received a $500 check on behalf of Delaware Tech’s Terry Campus for FY 2013 to support students within the Engineering Department.
DOVER - Dr. Joanne Damminger, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs at Delaware Technical Community College, has been elected to the leadership position of president of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA).