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(L-r) Dr. Mukti M. Rana, principal investigator, along with co-PIs Dr. Wafa Amir, director of the DSU Imaging Facility, Dr. Theresa Szabo-Maas, assistant professor of biological sciences, and Dr. Hacene Boukari, associate professor of physics and engineering – all DSU faculty members – have been awarded a $500,000 National Science Foundation grant that will result in the University’s acquisition of a Scanning Electron Microscope. Not pictured is co-PI Dr. Dula Man.

Demitrius Bullock Jr. (r), under the direction, Jennifer Gunther, director of the DSU Arts Center/Gallery, hangs a work entitled Endangered, which was actually created by his father Demitruis Bullock Sr. of Townsend, Del. Mr. Bullock Sr. was one of 18 artists from all over the country to submit works for this Civil Right Movement-themed exhibition.

Jamila Mustafa, Miss DSU 2014-2015 (center), poses with other DSU supporters at the National Black Colleges Alumni Hall of Fame Queens Competition in Atlanta, Ga., where she finished as first runner-up.

DSU President Harry L. Williams shakes the hand of Celal Bayar University President Mehmet Pakdemirli during a recent trip to Turkey.

The  entire membership of the DSU Campus Lions Club was inducted during a ceremony on Sept. 21 in the MLK Jr. Student Center.

Dr. Stacy Downing brings 15 years of higher education experience – mostly in the Student Affairs area – to the vice president post.

Flanked Dr. Marsha Horton (l), dean of the College of Education, Health & Public Policy, and Dr. Sharon Mills-Wisneski, Nursing Dept. chair, the class of 2016 – the newest group to be admitted in the DSU Nursing Program – poses after receiving their white coats during the Sept. 20 ceremony.

The 2014 Employee Recognition awardees (l-r): Tracy Channel, Rosetta Brickhouse, Jessica Wilson, Kamillah Lewis, Michelle Martin, Bina Daniels, Jennifer Ridgely, Jacqueline Jones, DSU President Harry L. Williams, Irene Chapman-Hawkins, Lorene Robinson, Duane Henry, Phillip Holmes, Dr. Raymond Tutu, Dr. Jung Lim-Lee (ck sp) and Dr. Clytrice Watson.

David Turner, vice chair of the DSU Board of Trustees, DSU alumnus (’86) and last year’s Convocation keynote speaker, sits next to Michael Feeney, DSU alumnus (’05) and the 2014 Convocation keynote speaker.

Dr. Bertrand Hankoua, a College of Ag food and nutritional sciences researcher, has been awarded an almost $500,000 grant that he will use to study the use of high biomass yielding energy grasses for conversion to biofuels.


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