News & Events
If it wasn’t for Delaware Tech, I’m not sure where I’d be.” It’s a common refrain among Delaware Tech students and graduates and one that is particularly relevant this year as the College celebrates an important milestone – its 50th anniversary.
Delaware Tech’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society chapter advisors met to renew collegewide efforts to enhance Phi Theta Kappa activities and initiatives. The campus chapters are collaborating to increase awareness of the honor society and its benefits and scholarships.
TechHire is a national initiative launched by the White House to address the over 500,000 jobs that are going unfilled in the IT industry.
Short honored as On-Site Professional of the Year
Georgetown – The Town of Delmar’s Robert Windsor, of Delmar, was named the 2012 Water Operator of the Year and Sussex County Engineering’s Ann F. Hobbs, of Frankford, was named the 2012 Wastewater Operator of the Year at the 2013 Operator of the Year Ceremony on May 2 at Delaware Technical Community College’s Owens Campus.
WILMINGTON - Instructor Kim Krzanowski believes in doing good – and looking good. A full-time instructor and coordinator for the Early Childhood Education program at Delaware Tech’s Wilmington Campus, she also offers personal style consulting services through her firm, Style Savvy with Kim.
DOVER — Senator Tom Carper was briefed on early childhood best practices and procedures at Delaware Tech’s Child Development Center May 3. The Center is a teaching site for Delaware Tech Early Childhood Education majors.
Delaware Technical Community College and the Delaware State Police Academy honored the first graduating class of the new Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Option at a ceremony on May 8 at the Delaware State Police Academy in Dover.
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.