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DSU President Harry L. Williams, Delores and Donald Blakey, and David Turner, chairman of the DSU Board of Trustees, stand with a display check and the actual check representing the Blakeys’ $5,000 donation toward the Holland memorial statue project.

(L-r) Seated: Rep. Deborah Hudson, House Speaker Peter Schwartzkoff, Dr. Robin Williams, DSU President Harry Williams, Senate President Pro Tem Patricia Blevins, Rep. Stephanie Bolden; standing: DSU Provost Alton Thompson, Sen Brian Bushweller, Sen. David Sokola, Sen. Colin Bonini, Rep. Daniel Short, along with DSU’s Dr. Teresa Hardee, David Sheppard and Victor Santos.

Tommie Smith, one of the two figures in the iconic photo of the Black Power salute during the 1968 Olympics, will speak at Delaware State University in a presentation entitled “Civil Discourse and Silent Gestures” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24 in the Education & Humanities Theatre on campus.

DSU’s University Center for Economic Development and International Trade (UCEDIT) has launched a new Economic Development Leadership Institute to cultivate future global business leaders from among DSU students.

Athletics Director Candy Young (l) and DSU President Harry L. Williams (right) welcome new Hornet football Head Coach Kenneth “Kenny” A. Carter during a Jan. 21 media event.

The DSU Concert Choir performed at the 23rd annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast at the Modern Maturity Center in Dover.

(L-r) Kevin Shuman of Toyota; James Shaw of Morehouse College; Cheryl Hitchcock of Morgan State Univ.; Morgan State Univ. President David Wilson; John Ridgeway of Toyota, DSU President Harry L. Williams; Dr. Richard L. Lucas Jr. of Bowie State Univ.; and Edward Cornwell III of Howard Univ., all stand with the display check representing the total of $50,000 donated to the five HBCUs from Toyota.


Dr. Claibourne Smith, who during the Jan. 15 board meeting announced that he is stepping down immediately as board chair, receives a standing ovation after it was announced that the University’s Administration Building is being renamed after him. Dr. Smith will continue to serve as a board member until his term expires in 2016.

(From l-r) Vita Pickrum, associate vice president of Development; Dr. Alton Thompson, provost and vice president of Academic Affairs; Pamela Hall, managing director of GE Healthcare (Nigeria) and DSU alumna; DSU President Harry L. Williams; Dr. Lazarus A. Angbazo, president and CEO of GE Nigeria; Dr. Noureddine Melikechi, dean of the College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology; and Dr. Dyremple Marsh, dean of the College of Agriculture and Related Sciences.


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