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Delaware law firm will pay for LSAT tests, tutoring for DSU students

Charlie Megginson Education, Headlines

  A $10,000 donation from Morris James will enable students to study more rather than working to raise money for the LSAT, tutoring.   Delaware law firm Morris James has donated $10,000 to Delaware State University to pay for law school applicants’ law school admission tests and prep courses.  The donation may not have a lot of zeros after it, …

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – September 12, 2021

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom—scroll through the pdf, use direction arrows, zoom in or out, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines For 1st time, Milford woman describes escaping twin towers 20 years ago Proposed U.S. rule would force reporting of all accounts of …

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Schwab to fund DSU institute designed to help minorities build wealth

Betsy Price Business, Education, Headlines

Delaware State students soon will have access to financial training throughout their college years and beyond. A four-year grant from Charles Schwab will allow Delaware State University to launch a Financial Literacy Institute that will work with thousands of students a year from high schoolers, to DSU students, to graduates. The goals are to help minorities learn more about how …

DSU students: Check your email. School is using $2.9 million to pay debt

Betsy Price Education, Headlines

For the second time in 2021, DSU will use COVID-19 cash to help pay off student debt.   Delaware State University will spend $2.9 million of its federal COVID-19 funds to help students avoid piling up more debt to attend college. About 1,100 students will qualify for payments. Those who are Pell Grant-eligible, meaning they have exceptional financial need, will …

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Capital One donates $4.7 million Wilmington riverfront building to DSU

Betsy Price Business, Education, Headlines

Capital One donated this Wilmington Riverfront building to Delaware State University.   Capital One, the company famous for asking credit card owners what’s in their wallets, just slipped a $4.7 million Wilmington riverfront building into Delaware State University’s back pocket. The finance company headquartered in McLean, Virginia, announced Thursday that it’s giving Delaware’s only Historically Black College and University its …

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DSU’s Inspire scholarship helps daughter of firefighter killed in Canby Park blaze

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Ardavia Lee is one of the Inspire Scholarship recipients.     A bill on its way to Gov. John Carney will extend an scholarship program for qualified in-state students at Delaware State University by doubling what it now pays to cover tuition for a year. One of the scholars it will help is the daughter of a Wilmington firefighter killed …