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Delores and Donald Blakey, Patricia Randolph, Gov. Jack Markell, Ruth Shelton and DSU President Harry L. Williams get together following the Harriet Tubman Progam at the Old State House in Dover on March 1.

R&B star John Legend gave his insights on the need for more educational equality in the U.S. and then thrilled a full Memorial Hall Gymnasium with his unique R&B musical style during the final 2013 Black History Month event at DSU.

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(L-r) Angela Berry (DSU parent), Provost Alton Thompson, keynote speaker Eddie Brown, DSU President Harry L. Williams, Sharon Lewis of Brown Capital Management and College of Business Dean Shelton Rhodes pose with Mr. Brown's book Beating the Odds.

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The Fraternity/Sorority Plot in the traditional residential halls area of the campus would be beneficiary if DSU can win the Retool Your School campus improvement grant money. Campus official would use the grant money to build a pavilion area on that plot and install new grills.

DSU President Harry L. Williams; Jerome Pinkett, Buttonwood Finance Committee chair and DSU alumnus; Vivian Lea, Buttonwood Administrative Council chairperson; and the Rev. Albert Gaither, pastor of Buttonwood United Methodist Church of New Castle and DSU alumnus, Del, hold a display check representing a $5,000 scholarship donation to the University.

From l-r, U.S. Sen. Chris Coons, state Rep. Donald A. Blakey, DSU alumna Flavia Rutkowski; Dr. Dyremple Marsh, dean of the DSU College of Ag and Related Sciences; Wilmington social worker Patrick Adzadu; Aoko Midiwo-Odembo and her husband Kenyan Ambassador Elkanah Odembo; and Dr. Akwais Osei, DSU chair of the Dept. of History, Political Science and Philosophy, get together during the conference.

The late Dr. Donald Byrd in a performance shot during a late 1990s concert at DSU.


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