The UK variant of COVID-19 found in three people this month is one of many variants being tracked in the U.S.

UD, WilmU, DelTech to require students to wear face masks in fall

Daniel Larlham Jr. Education, Headlines, Health

More institutions of higher learning are saying they will require students to wear masks in class during the fall.   The University of Delaware, Wilmington University and Delaware Technical Community College have changed their face mask policies for fall. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently recommended both the vaccinated and unvaccinated wear masks indoors, especially in areas …

The FEMA mass vaccination site in Dover opened Sunday.

State bearing down on 70% vaccination mark for Fourth of July

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Delaware only needs to vaccinate 2.5% of the state’s eligible people to hit its goal.   As Delaware nears its Fourth of July goal of having at least 70% of those eligible have at least one vaccine shot, state officials on Tuesday unveiled guidance for colleges and universities and illustrated the danger that COVID-19 poses to adolescence.  During the state’s …

DelTech’s Wilkins wins 100th game as softball head coach

Nick Halliday Sports

    Delaware Technical Community College softball season’s  14-2  recording includes Head Coach Guy Wilkins his 100th career victory, which came on April 10. “When you have good players around you, a lot of good things happen,” Wilkins said in a press release. “Since I’ve been here, I’ve had the honor of coaching good players and great young ladies.” Wilkins …

Jordan Cannon

DelTech’s Jordan Cannon named 2021 New Century Scholar

Betsy Price Education

    Jordan Cannon, a nursing student at Delaware Technical Community College, has been named a 2021 New Century Transfer Scholar and will receive a $2,250 scholarship. New Century Transfer Scholars are selected based on their academic accomplishments, leadership, activities and how they extend their intellectual talents beyond the classroom. More than 2,000 students were nominated from more than 1,200 …