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Staff and Ambassadors

Meet the Career Services Staff

Terry L. Bankston, Director

terry bankstonOriginally from Dayton, Ohio, Mr. Bankston brings over 40 years of experience in sales, marketing, corporate management, non-profit executive leadership, entrepreneurship, and higher education career development leadership to Delaware State University. He is graduate of the University of Cincinnati where he was a student leader, played basketball and was initiated into Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated (Beta Eta Chapter). Mr. Bankston works with an outstanding Career Pathways Team that establishes strategic employer relationships, event planning, campus relationships and continuing to keep our students in the center of every discussion. He enjoys photography, traveling, basketball (coaching/spectator) and above all spending time with family & friends. He is the proud father of 2 sons, Miles (Arianna) and Kyle, and a granddaughter, Jayden Rose

Jacqueline C. Hendy, Administrative Secretary

Jacqueline C. HendyJacqueline Hendy joined Delaware State University in March 2016 and has over 20 years of vast customer service in major companies, such as Moody’s Investors, Verizon Corporation, and American Express. Jacqueline was born and raised in Gastonia, North Carolina but was reared and educated in New York City. She earned her Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing from Bernard Baruch College in 1998. Prior to joining Delaware State University, Mrs. Hendy worked as a front desk receptionist for Pure Wellness Chiropractor and a Lounge Host for Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. She relocated from New York to Delaware in 2008 with her husband and 2 children.

Don Gordon, Leader on Loan

don gordonDon Gordon is a Senior Vice President at Bank of America, where he is currently a Leader on Loan at Delaware State University (DSU) where he works within the Office of Career Services focused on creating a sustainable pathway between the students a the Delaware market to enhance the graduation to full time employment rate for the students of DSU. Previously Don was responsible for the Legal Recovery stream supporting Consumer Card, HELOC and CVL products He started his career in the Newark, DE office in 1999 as a collector in Consumer Finance. He has held various associate and leadership positions in, Credit, Customer Satisfaction, Customer Assistance and Unsecured Collections and Recovery. Before joining the bank, Don was owner and CEO of Kay’s Dry Cleaners in Wilmington, Delaware for 9 years. In that capacity he was responsible for the daily operations of four Dry Cleaning sites including; negotiation of contracts, hiring of employees, employee training and overall growth of the company.


Career Services Student Ambassadors

Rashaad Lathern

rashaard lathernTechnical Support - IT Intern

Ariel Hall

ariel hallStudent Graphics Intern

Anonda Speaks

anonda speaksSocial Media Intern