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Sussex County Location
JACK F. OWENS CAMPUS
21179 College Drive
Georgetown, Delaware 19947
The Owens Campus, named for the College's first Vice President and Campus Director, is the county hub for higher education. The 146-acre campus provides Sussex County with comprehensive educational opportunities, including degree programs, skill development, pre-college youth programs, and community outreach. This optimum level of programming enables the campus to serve 16,000 people each year.
The College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. In addition, 13 programs have earned national program accreditation by their professional accrediting organization. This status ensures that the educational processes at the campus are of the highest quality, meeting rigorous national standards. Each program has a community- based advisory board of employers that enables programs to be up-to-date and to produce work-ready graduates.
The complex of buildings includes: the Jason Technology Center (classrooms, engineering, computer and medical labs, educational technology labs, faculty offices, bookstore); the Arts & Science Center (health programs, the Learning Center, theatre, art gallery); Student Services Center (admissions, registration, business, financial aid, counseling services, student activities, dining hall); Stephen J. Betze Library; Child Development Center; Trades & Industry Building; Environmental Training Center; the Center for Language and Culture; and the William A. Carter Partnership Center, which features partnerships between the College and the county's public schools and senior institutions of higher education.
Through its partnerships with Delaware State University, Wilmington University, and the University of Delaware, Delaware Technical Community College graduates have the opportunity to pursue selected bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs at the Owens Campus.
Other facilities on campus are the horticulture center and a recreational complex. Off-campus sites include a facility for Commercial Transportation training located at the county industrial airpark, and the John & Elsie Williams Conference Center in Millsboro.
To broaden and strengthen the educational opportunities for its students, Delaware Technical Community College has "connected degrees" with colleges/universities in Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. Following an established curriculum for a connected degree, students earn the associate degree at Delaware Technical Community College and then take specific courses to complete the bachelor's degree with the partner institution.
Reinforcing its commitment to community service, the Owens Campus has established educational partnerships with Cape Henlopen School District, Gumboro Community Center, and Bethany/Fenwick Chamber of Commerce. These partnerships enable residents to seek higher education or pursue non-credit offerings at a convenient local site.
STEPHEN J. BETZE LIBRARY
The Stephen J. Betze Library holds over 60,000 physical items, including print and recorded books, journals, newspapers, and DVDs. Borrowers can have additional items delivered free of charge through the statewide Delaware Library Catalog. Students also have access to continuously updated online databases for electronic research.
Equipment and facilities available to students include networked desktop computers, printer/photocopiers, scanner, fax machine, and group and individual study areas. Additional information is available on the Delaware Tech libraries’ webpage at https://www.dtcc.edu/student-resources/libraries.
Twenty instructional computer labs are located in the Jason Technology Center. Each lab contains a total of 20 student workstations and one instructor's workstation that is connected to an overhead video projection unit for student viewing. The labs also contain a VCR and a high speed laser printer.
The Open Lab, available to all students during the day and evening, has 60 computers with CD-RW drives that contain the same software utilized in the classroom labs. Specialized software offers additional support to students in their areas of study. The Open Lab also contains transcription machines, workstations, scanners, laser and color printers.
The Learning Center offers peer and instructor tutoring, computer assistance, and course related software programs. The programs and services of the Learning Center are available to all students at Delaware Technical Community College, Owens Campus.
CAREER PLANNING & PLACEMENT
The Career Services Center is the point of contact for students and alumni who want to learn about career opportunities.
The Career Services Center is the central location for reference books, online college catalogs, and resume critique services. The Center offers a variety of services including an internet-based career planning program, interviewing techniques, job search strategies, occupational information, career building workshops, an electronic employment data bank that offers employers, students, and alumni an exclusive opportunity to post jobs and resumes, as well as college transfer information and internet access.
The Owens Campus competes in Region 19 of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) in three sports: baseball, softball and golf. Athletic eligibility is certified through the Athletic Director's Office and verified on the regional and national level by the NJCAA.
As a community focal point, recreational activities are planned for both student and community use. Outdoor amenities include a Life Course, picnic pavilion, baseball and softball fields, regulation horseshoe pits, a marked walking track, and volleyball courts. Indoor facilities available for students include basketball, volleyball, table tennis, a fitness and wellness center.
New Castle County Locations
Delaware Technical Community College's Stanton/Wilmington Campus has two locations in New Castle County. The Stanton Campus location is in a suburban area of the county, and the Wilmington Campus location is about seven miles away in downtown Wilmington. Free shuttle bus services run between the two locations during daytime hours.
400 Stanton-Christiana Road
Newark, Delaware 19713
Situated on a hundred acres of rolling countryside, the suburban Stanton Campus site is located just off Exit 4 of Interstate 95. The campus' convenient location allows easy access from all parts of New Castle County. Instructional facilities at Stanton include nursing, computer, science, and engineering technology laboratories, a culinary arts kitchen and demonstration dining room, automotive programs and laboratories, a newly renovated library and career center, and computer labs. The campus has a spacious and modern cafeteria and bookstore, a conference center which holds up to 250 people, and instructional television classrooms. Instructional television classrooms are equipped with state-of-the-art distance learning technology; both fiber optic and satellite equipment are utilized. The Industrial Training Facility houses the industrial training programs in areas such as employee development and environmental health and safety.
Stanton Campus enrolls more than 11,000 students in day and evening credit courses and non-credit corporate and community program courses.
Programs offered include science and engineering technologies, nursing, criminal justice, and culinary arts.
333 N. Shipley Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Located in the Christina Gateway section of downtown Wilmington, the campus consists of three modern education buildings. The East Building houses the cafeteria, bookstore, classrooms, career center and laboratories for instructional purposes. The West Building contains instructional classrooms and laboratories, and the library. A 450-car capacity garage and surface parking facilities are adjacent to the Campus. The Southeast building includes classrooms, labs, offices, a dental clinic, an amphitheater with seating for 100, and an instructional television studio.
Credit and non-credit enrollment at Wilmington totals over 6,000 students yearly. Academic programs offered include allied health, public service and business/computer-related programs.
An extensive English as a Second Language program and federal and state-funded job training programs offered by the Workforce Development and Community Education Division are also available at the Wilmington Campus site.
STANTON/WILMINGTON CAMPUS LIBRARIES
The Stanton/Wilmington Campus has library collections which are tailored to the technologies offered at each location. The library databases provide numerous articles from journals, technical magazines, other periodicals, and reference works. The Delaware Library Catalog provides information on the book, audiovisual, magazine, and journal holdings of both campus sites as well as the holdings of the public and some academic libraries in Delaware. The combined library collections have over 69,000 volumes/items and 600 periodicals on general and technical topics. Daily courier service transports books and other materials from one campus site to the other and to other libraries in the state.
Both libraries offer a number of desktop and laptop computers for in-house use. Listening and viewing equipment is available along with scanners, and copy machines. Group study rooms, individual study carrels, study tables, and comfortable lounge seating are provided as well. Additional information about the libraries is available on the "Libraries" page of the College website.
Stanton/Wilmington Campus Libraries have a Web presence at https://www.dtcc.edu/student-resources/libraries.
Both campuses have several computer classrooms as well as a designated open lab that students can use outside of class hours. Lab personnel are always available to offer assistance.
All students taking credit classes will receive an Internet e-mail account after registration. The account will remain active as long as the student continues to register for each semester without interruption. The Internet is used in many classes for research as well as communication with the instructor. All computer labs and libraries on campus have Internet access. Limited remote access allows students with suitable home computer equipment to check their e-mail from home.
CAREER PLANNING & PLACEMENT
The Career/Placement Centers offer career assistance to students and members of the community. Services include DISCOVER (a computerized career planning program), individual and group counseling, interest and skills assessment, job search strategies, and college and transfer information. The centers hold career and job information in the forms of publications, slides, films, videos and books. Students receive assistance in the total job-hunting process including interview preparation, resume writing and job-search techniques. A list of up-to-date full-time and part-time jobs is also available for students.
The Stanton/Wilmington Campus competes in intercollegiate athletics as a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), which includes schools in New Jersey, Southeastern Pennsylvania and Delaware. The women's volleyball team has been consistent Region 19 Champions, and many campus athletes from all sports have been named to All-American teams.
Athletic eligibility is certified through the Athletic Director's Office and verified on the regional and national level by the NJCAA. Students from either campus compete in: women's volleyball, men's soccer, men's basketball, and women's softball. The campuses have also sponsored students with outstanding success in individual sports (for example, golf, tennis, cross country, wrestling) in NJCAA regional and national events.
The Stanton/Wilmington Campus has a variety of recreational facilities for student use. A multipurpose gymnasium and athletic fields accommodating a wide range of recreational, intramural and collegiate sporting events are located at the Stanton Campus site. Racquetball and basketball courts are available at Wilmington. Both locations contain Fitness Centers housing Nautilus and other fitness-related equipment. Activity Coordinators organize intramural sport programs throughout the school year.
Kent County Location
CHARLES L. TERRY CAMPUS
100 Campus Drive
Dover, Delaware 19904-1383
Named in honor of the late Governor Charles L. Terry, Jr., the Terry Campus is located in the northern part of Dover, Delaware's capital city. The Campus serves as a higher education resource located in central Delaware. The Terry Campus prides itself on the personal attention it provides its students. Each matriculated student is assigned both a counselor and an advisor to help guide them through their chosen academic program. More than 4,000 full-time and part-time students enroll each year in diversified associate degree programs, diploma and certificate programs and special interest offerings.
All degree, diploma and credit certificate programs have published competencies students will master upon program completion. Program areas include energy management, engineering technology, health care, surgical technology, business, and public services. The Campus' Workforce Development and Community Education Division provides an additional resource for individuals and employers with customized training and retraining services.
The Campus' learning environment offers on-campus and distance education courses to meet students' educational needs. Classes meet in the Terry Building, Science and Engineering Technology Center, Conference and Training Center, Center for Energy Education and Training, and Education & Technology Building. Classroom instruction is supplemented by individualized resource learning labs. The lab facilities provide students with flexible and varied opportunities to master course objectives and curriculum competencies.
Classes are conducted year-round with day, evening and weekend offerings. Applicants are accepted for each of the academic semesters, as well as the summer session. Financial aid and scholarships are available to qualified applicants. The Conference Center provides WiFi capability, Voice and Video over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology that enhances distance learning in the classroom, and seating for up to 600 people, which can be divided to accommodate simultaneous programs.
TERRY CAMPUS LIBRARY
The Terry Campus library is located in the Terry Building, on the first floor, directly behind the receptionist desk. Library hours are posted and online at our College wide Library web site for each library at https://www.dtcc.edu/student-resources/libraries. The Terry library provides academic support to students and faculty of Delaware Tech through a variety of services. A technical lending library of resources is available through the Delaware Library Catalog and college specific databases are available through the Blackboard portal.
A Delaware Tech I. D. is required to register as a library patron and to utilize the library services.
Terry Library offers a number of desktop computers for in-house use. Group study rooms are also provided.
Terry Library has a Web presence at https://www.dtcc.edu/student-resources/libraries
The Terry Campus has a Wellness Center that houses a variety of strength training and cardiovascular equipment. The programs provide regular exercise, health/wellness education and recreational workouts for the benefit of the students and employees. Cardio-Kinetics, Inc. has a full-time Exercise Physiologist who manages and operates the Wellness Center Monday through Friday. The professionally staffed facility is open daily to all students and employees who present a current Delaware Tech ID card. Outdoor facilities include tennis, volleyball and basketball courts, athletic fields, walking trails, and a picnic pavilion.