Sussex County Council Approves Bioenergy Innovation Center Bonds

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The Sussex County Council again met at Delaware Tech’s Carter Partnership Center. The Council will not meet next week, but will have a budget workshop next Tuesday beginning at 8:30 at the Sussex County Emergency Operations Center. The next regular meeting will be on Tuesday, May 11 at 10am. Sussex County Council voted to approve…

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Del. Bill Looks To Expand SEED Scholarship Access

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More Delawareans would have access to the state’s SEED program that offers free credits at Delaware Tech, under a bill introduced in the General Assembly. The SEED scholarship program has helped almost 13,000 high school graduates afford college since 2005. State Senator Nicole Poore, D-New Castle said the bill she is sponsoring (SB 12) would…

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Sussex County Council Meets Tuesday – at Delaware Tech Beginning at 9am

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Tuesday’s Sussex County Council meeting will be held at Delaware Tech’s Carter Partnership Building – but will begin at 9am so that the County Council can get some regular county business out of the way, although at the Council’s January 12th meeting, County Administrator Todd Lawson said no regular county business would be done at…

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UPDATE : Appointments Go Quickly For 2nd Vaccine Doses

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UPDATE: Approximately 3,800 available appointments for second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were booked in about three hours Thursday after registration opened, according to the Delaware Division of Public Health. People who were not able to get an appointment through Curative next week as well as Delawareans who were vaccinated at the January 22nd-24th clinics…

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Del. Expands Educational Opportunities For Incarcerated Offenders

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The Delaware Department of Correction, Department of Education and Delaware Tech have announced a new collaboration that will bring college-level instruction to inmates. The Second Chance Pell Experiment has accepted Delaware Tech as a participant in the federal initiative, which makes Federal Pell grants available to incarcerated offenders to allow them to enroll in remote…

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Sussex County Coronavirus Testing

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There will be several saliva-based testing sites this week in Sussex County.  On Monday from 1 to 6pm at the Starboard Restaurant in Dewey Beach.  Thursday July 2nd from 10 to 2pm at Epworth United Methodist Church on Holland Glade Road in Rehoboth and from Noon to 4pm Thursday at Delaware Tech in Georgetown.  For…

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Delaware Tech/Georgetown Campus to Host Medical Supply Collection April 2-4

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Sussex County agencies and lawmakers have collaborated to facilitate a drop-off location for donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and medical supply items. Beginning Thursday, April 2, 2020, persons interested in donating PPEs and medical supplies will be able to drop them off at the Delaware Technical Community College’s Georgetown Campus (in the parking lot near the baseball field).…

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Amended Legislation to Fund Delaware Tech Out of Senate Committee

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A Delaware State Senate committee has approved Senate Substitute 2 for Senate Bill 50 which deals with the funding for major and minor capital improvements, deferred maintenance and more and will establish the Community College Infrastructure Fund for Delaware Tech. The College’s Board of Trustees will have the authority to issue bonds to finance the…

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Free Workshop on Five New Opportunity Zones in Southern DE Friday in Georgetown

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Sussex County’s Economic Development office this month will host a free workshop on five new federally designated Opportunity Zones aimed at helping spark new business investments and growth in southern Delaware. The free event is set for 8:30 a.m. Friday, March 22 in Rooms 540 A&B of the Carter Partnership Center at the Delaware Technical…

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Funding Awarded to Delaware Tech in Georgetown for Automotive Training Center

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US Senator Tom Carper and Delaware Tech President, Dr. Mark Brainard along with Sussex County’s Economic Development Director are announcing a $1.97-million grant awarded to Del Tech and Community College in Georgetown to build a new automotive training center.  The 13,500 square foot center will include 2 classrooms, a tool room, two training garages and…

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