College of Agriculture & Related Sciences

108 Agriculture Annex
Delaware State University
1200 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, DE 19901


Administrative Staff Profile

Dyremple B. Marsh

Marikis Alvarez
Associate Dean 
for Research

Donna P. Brown
Interim Associate Dean 
for Extension

Richard Barczewski
Department of Agriculture
and Natural Resources

Samuel Besong
Department of Human Ecology

Troy Darden
Information Coordinator

​Shanina Harris
Senior Secretary

Lee Hawkins
Academic Advisor

Michelle Hayes
Purchasing Specialist III

Karen E. Holland
Grants Office Administrator

Alex Meredith
College Recruiter 

Pablo Mojica
IT Coordinator

Yvette Osorio-Valdez
Spec. Asst. to the Dean

​Ayeda Silent
Financial & Budget Analyst

​Ahira Y. Smith
Director of Academic Advisement

Communications Media Assistant

Claude E. Phillips Herbarium

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60,000 lucrative job openings each year in agriculture, environment, food, fiber and natural resources fields. Not enough college graduates to fill these positions.* 
For information on our degrees:
*US Department of Agriculture

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                    A Word from the Dean

Are you a potential undergraduate  or graduate student with an interest in agriculture, food and nutritional science, natural resources, or textiles and apparel studies?

I welcome you to visit the College of Agriculture and Related Sciences (CARS). We have programs that offer you a solid academic and experiential learning foundation to help you achieve your educational and career goals.

Dr. Dyremple B. Marsh
Dean, 1890 Administrator, Research Director


The College of Agriculture and Related Sciences has an integrated mission of teaching, research and outreach (extension) that provides an experiential education for students and research-based educational programs for Delaware residents. Select a link below for more information.


Promoting the development of future professionals
in agriculture, food, natural resources and related sciences


A legacy of discovery that addresses the current needs
of society while training future scientists


Enabling people to improve their lives by extending
research-based education to the community

CARS Calendar

CARS Calendar (Full View)

CARS Clubs
Student organizations within the college

CARS Ambassadors Flagship, student mentoring organization
Mr. Alex Meredith, Advisor

CARS Tours Tour of College of Agriculture & Related Sciences
Mr. Alex Meredith, Advisor

Collegiate FFA  (Campus chapter of national student agriculture organization)
Dr. Richard Barczewski, Advisor
Mr. Alex Meredith, Co-Advisor

FAN (Food and Nutrition Club)
Human Ecology Department 

Dr. Bettina Taylor, Advisor

MANRRS (Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences)
Mrs. Chandra Owens, Advisor

Republic of Fashion (Textile and Apparel Studies club)
Ms. Jasmine Chandler, Advisor

Pre-Vet Club (for students interested in veterinary medicine)

Dr. Richard Barczewski, Advisor

CARS Conversations

Check here each month as we introduce you to members of the CARS staff. These people work behind the scenes to help our students and to support our projects and programs.

CARS Notables. . .
Sophie Delima and Jessica Teachout

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