DelawareLive Jan 14

DelawareLIVE Weekly Review – January 14, 2024

Sonja FreyDelaware Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Review Includes: Headlines 20 Delaware artists given 2024 state fellowship awards Educator pay report gets mostly warm welcome from legislators Smyrna deficit smaller than predicted, tax increase still likely DSU President issues statement condemning Elon Musk tweet Riders edge Bucs in Henlopen mat showdown Click on the image below to read the articles and more! Sonja Frey

WilmU's Brandywine campus will get two new buildings with the help of a $1 million grant from the Longwood Foundation.

WilmU: $1M Longwood grant to fund 2 Brandywine buildings

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

The Brandywine campus of Wilmington University will soon expand by 200%. Thanks to a $1 million grant by the Longwood Foundation, WilmU’s Brandywine Campus – located at 10 Beaver Valley Road in Wilmington – will go from one building to three. The grant will help pay for the construction of a law school building and a convocation center. According to …

DelawareLive Dec 10

DelawareLIVE Weekly Review – December 10, 2023

Sonja FreyDelaware Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Review Includes: Report on school funding changes to be released Tuesday Animal shelters start to focus on helping pets stay at home Felton farm to offer state’s first cut-it-yourself flowers next year New opt-in video call option lets 911 see emergency live Tyler August signs with back to back Cape Cod League Champions Click on the image below …

DSU Longwood Foundation Nursing

Longwood Foundation gives DSU $1.75M to double nursing program

Betsy PriceEducation, Headlines

Hoping to help ease nursing and public health worker shortages, the Longwood Foundation has given Delaware State University a $1.75 million grant to help double the size of its nursing program. Delaware’s only Historically Black College and University plans to significantly increasing the number of nursing graduates through 2026 and then further increase that through 2030. Half of those graduates …

Limen will serve 600 more Delawareans per year with the purchase of the ABC building. (Limen Facebook)

Limen purchase to help 600 more people get sober each year

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Health

Limen Recovery + Wellness hopes its recent purchase of the Aloysius Butler Clarke building on Washington Street in Wilmington will allow the recovery program to help an additional 600 Delawareans each year get and stay sober. Buying the ABC building also will allow Limen to offer in-house rehabilitation for the first time but not detox. Until now,  most Limen clients …

DoMore24 Junior League of Wilmington Stand Up. Period.

DoMore24 starts tonight; help nonprofits you like raise $$$

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

Note: A version of this story ran last week If there’s a Delaware nonprofit you like, your donation to it today and tomorrow could help the organization win prize or matching money to stretch budgets. DoMore24 Delaware returns at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 2, and ends at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 3. In those 24 hours, 500 Delaware nonprofits …

St. Mark’s is hoping to raise $4.2 million for their $8 million investment plans.

eSports, virtual reality among St. Mark’s ‘Renewing’ goals

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

St. Mark’s is launching a campaign to raise $8 million to invest in athletics, innovation, technology, the arts and the school’s endowment.  “Not a single cent of tuition money will go towards the project,” said Tom Fertal, president of St. Mark’s. “The majority is going to come just from our donors, who could be alumni, parents, or friends of the …

Perdue donation will help build amphitheater in Seaford park

Charlie MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

An aerial view of the park’s location in Seaford. A $100,000 donation from Perdue Farms is going to help the Chesapeake Conservancy build an outdoor natural amphitheater at Seaford’s Oyster House Park. That money will allow the Chesapeake Conservancy and the park to solidify the town as a vibrant gateway to the Chesapeake Bay, and continue to drive community revitalization. …