Paul Anthony, left, and B. Scott Gray, started their first day Monday as constables at the Seaford School District.

Seaford hires 2 constables to ensure school safety

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

Seaford School District has hired two constables to patrol its schools and help keep students safe, it announced Monday. The system was inspired to take extra security measures partly as a response to school shootings in the last year, including the May 24 shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, said Gary Zoll, director of student services at Seaford. …

WilmU will join Widener as the only institutions with law schools in Delaware. (Wilmington University Facebook)

WilmU to start its own law school

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

Wilmington University is starting a law school. It will be the First State’s second, joining Widener University’s Delaware Law School, which was founded in 1971. Soon-to-be-lawyers don’t have to rack up hundreds of thousands of dollars to attend, either.  WilmU law tuition The cost for full-time students will be $24,000 per year and $18,000 for part-time students, which the university’s …

DSU rises to No. 2 in public HCBUs in college ranking

DSU rises to No. 2 public HBCU in college rankings

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

  Delaware State University rose one place to No. 2 in the U.S. News & World Report college rankings of the nation’s best public Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The Dover-based school also rose to No. 8 from No. 10 among all HBCUs. The ranking reflects DSU’s journey of progress, said DSU President Tony Allen. “We believe what we’re doing …

WilmU's Prevention Science Program is one-of-a-kind in the region.

WilmU’s Prevention Science offers solutions to societal problems

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

Kristen Wilson wanted to figure out how to combat the increasing mental health struggles seen in students as the COVID-19 pandemic stretched on. In her last semester in the Wilmington University Prevention Science program, Wilson  has whittled that topic down to focus on community college students for her doctoral dissertation. Prevention science uses statistics and studies to create programs that …

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Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – August 7, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Sussex GOP condemns ‘racist’ mailer sent by conservative group McGuiness pushes back after DE Dems endorse primary opponent A tale of two bills: Paid leave and pot Culture Claymont eyed for new park with marina, amphitheater Winterthur offers $2 admission to SNAP members Sign …

Delaware colleges, universities cope with COVID differently

Daniel Larlham Jr. Education, Headlines

  Delaware colleges and universities are heading into the third spring with COVID-19. Photo by Photo by Tirachard Kumtanom/Pexels.   Spring semester for Delaware college-goers will once again be a little different than previous semesters as state schools change COVID-19 protocols following the winter surge caused by the Omicron variant.  University of Delaware  UD has updated its plans for spring …

UD will start winter classes virtually; Wilm U closes campus

Betsy Price Education, Headlines

  The University of Delaware said students may return to campus Jan. 2, but winter classes will start virtually as the school tries to stem the tide of Omicron variant COVID-19 cases. At the same time, Wilmington University said it will react to a new Delaware State of Emergency by closing its campus starting Monday, Jan. 3. Faculty, staff and …

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 …

Delaware’s Mike Annone on taking long way around to achieve dream

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Former Concord star Mike Annone talks with DelawareLIVE’s Patrick Garyantes     Mike Annone has been grinding his way to the next level at each step of his baseball career.  As a high school short stop for Concord High School, Annone was lightly recruited prior to a breakout senior season that landed him an opportunity to commit to Wilmington University.  …