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Kickoff to Wellness Event

The 2014 Healthy Hornets ‘Kick-Off to Wellness’ is scheduled for Thursday, January 30.  There will be activities during the day from 11am-2 pm in the MLK lobby – exhibits, health screenings, demonstrations, etc. We invite all students, faculty and staff to stop by to get information about making healthy choices. For more information, call 302.857.7309.

2014 Black History Month at Delaware State University

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Delaware State University will feature the following events and exhibitions during the 2014 Black History Month: Make Your Mark Speaker Series - The Three Doctors Thurs. Jan. 30, 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 pm) Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center, 2nd Floor Parlors The Three Doctors has become a nationally-known story of three men from low-income areas of Newark, N.J., who became friends in high school, where they made a pact with each other to get through high school, college and medical school successfully.   Dr. Yaba Blay, Drexel University "Colorism in the African American Community"  Tues. Feb. 4, 7 p.m.  Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center, Parlor B Dr. Yaba Blay of Drexel University will be a guest speaker to discuss "Colorism in the African American Community" based upon her recent book One Drop.    Screening of 16th and Philly Documentary Tues., Feb. 11, 7 p.m.  Longwood Auditorium. Bank of America Building  DSU will be one of the stops on premiere screening tour of 16th and Philly, a documentary about a pick-up basketball league in Philadelphia that produced a number of college and professional basketball stars. The filmmaker is DSU alumnus Isaiah Nathaniel, class of 2004.   2014 Delaware State University Founders' Day: Where it All Started  New Date: Tues. Feb. 25, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Loockerman Hall  Features an interactive tour of the historic Loockerman Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. where the students that lived there will be reenacted, and real stories and history will be shared.   Make Your Mark Speaker Series: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks  Wed. Mar. 5, 7 p.m. Theater, Education and Humanities Building Features family members of the central figure in the book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, which is the University’s “One Book, One Campus” 2013-2014 selection.    The DSU Student Government Association’s Black History Showcase Thurs. Feb. 27, 8-10 p.m. Theater, Education and Humanities Building   

Make Your Mark Speaker Series: The Three Doctors

Make Your Mark Speaker Series

The Three Doctors featuring Dr. Rameck Hunt, Dr. Sampson Davis and Dr. George Jenkins. Winners of the 2000 Essence and 2009 BET Honors awards. 

Thursday, January 30, 2014 | 7 pm | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center Parlors

Brought to you by DSU's Division of Student Affairs, the Delaware Center for Health Promotion and AstraZeneca.

Free and open to the public

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday Program

Celebrate the Dream: A Day On, Not A Day Off

The 28th Anniversary of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday Program

Monday, January 20 | 12-1 p.m. Theater, Education and Humanities Building

Presented in collaboration with the Inner City Cultural League Inc.
Free and open to the public

The Early College High School at DSU

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The Early College High School at Delaware State University is a public school open to all Delaware high school students beginning with incoming ninth grade for 2014-15.  APPLY NOW

Holiday Choir Concert

Gloria Holiday Choir Concert

Directed by Dr. Lloyd Mallory, Jr. 
Featuring the Delaware State University Choirs
Education & Humanities Theater 


 

 

Hornet Basketball Tickets

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Support Hornet Basketball! Tickets for the 2013-14 basketball season are now on sale.  Purchase tickets online

Commencement Speaker

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Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. Delaware State University will feature Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., prominent legal theorist, civil rights attorney, mentor to President Barack Obama and author, as the keynote speaker of the 2014 Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 11.                 Charles J. Ogletree Jr.   The 10 a.m. Commencement will be held outdoors at DSU’s Alumni Stadium (weather permitting).   Charles Ogletree, a Jesse Climenko Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and founding and executive director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice, is a prominent legal theorist who has made an international reputation by taking a hard look at complex issues of law and by working to secure the rights guaranteed by the Constitution for everyone equally under the law.   Both President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle were students of Professor Ogletree when they attended Harvard Law School. He has continued to be a close friend of the First Couple and a confidant for the chief executive on a number of issues.   Professor Ogletree is the author of several important books on race and justice, including The Presumption of Guilt: The Arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Race, Class and Crime in America (2010); his historical memoir All Deliberate Speed: Reflections on the First Half-Century of Brown v. Board of Education(2004); Beyond the Rodney King Story: An Investigation of Police Conduct in Minority Communities (1995), as well as others.   Professor Ogletree is a native of Merced, Calif., where he attended public schools. He earned an M.A. and B.A. (with distinction) in Political Science from Stanford University, where he was Phi Beta Kappa. He also holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School.   DSU President Harry L. Williams said that the University is excited that Professor Ogletree will be this year's May Commencement keynote speaker. He also expressed the University's appreciation to two DSU alumni, Frank and Mary Marshall, who are friends of Mr. Ogletree and were instrumental in his acceptance of the invitation to speak at the graduation.

War of the Wedges

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May Commencement
Sunday, May 11, 2014

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War of the Wedges—Commencement Shoe Contest Open to all DSU May graduates (Both women and men are eligible to participate.)   A photographer will be on site taking photographs of random shoes worn by the graduating class at the ceremony.   Voting for the War of the Wedges contest will start at 1 p.m. Monday, May 12, 2014.  Follow DSU on Instagram @delstateuniv Shoes cannot be altered in any way to participate in this contest. After the photos are uploaded on Monday, ask your family and friends to check out the DSU instagram page and vote for your favorite pair of shoes by liking the picture. You, your family and friends can like the picture until Wednesday, May 14th at 5 p.m.  The shoes with the most likes (votes) will be the winner. The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of the War of the Wedges—Commencement Shoe contest will be announced on Thursday, May 15th on the DSU Instagram page (@DelStateUniv). If you are a winner, send your name, phone number and mailing address to bfarmer@desu.edu to receive your fabulous prize.

2013 DSU Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Banquet

2013 Delaware State University Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Banquet 

Time & Location: 7 pm, Martin Luther King Student Center (DSU campus)
Tickets: $50 per person; $400 for table of eight. Call 302-857-7497 for tickets. 

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