News for Human Interest

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
As part of its multi-pronged approach to addressing the opioid crisis and reducing the number of individuals dying from drug overdoses in Delaware, the Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing the launch of a new smartphone app that provides lifesaving step-by-step instructions on how to use naloxone during an opioid overdose.   OpiRescue Delaware is a free, state-supported app available ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Chamber, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Connecting Purpose, Profit, and CulturePart II:  Bringing Businesses and Human Rights to Life Locally     Eleanor Roosevelt, the primary architect and driving force behind the adoption of Universal Declaration of Human Rights, once said with great eloquence and truth: “Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home—so close and so small that they cannot be ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Monday, February 25, 2019
Have you ever found yourself wondering why you shrink back into the fakeness of who you are instead of standing in the fullness of who you are? In the split second that it takes to decide to shrink or to stand I find myself grieving the loss of who I know God called me to be. Unfortunately, women have been taught to be seen and not heard when it comes to life and leadership. Proverbs 31 is where ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
The 2019 Easterseals/CAI Volleyball Challenge will take place on April 5-7, 2019 at William Penn High School (713 E Basin Rd, New Castle, DE). Everyone is welcome to form a team for this family-friendly event. Teams consist of 6 to 10 players who play teams of similar ability in a 90-minute rotation. Exciting prizes will be awarded to the top individuals and teams raising the most dollars to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Ann-Marie VanTassell, a professional photographer who owns and operates her own business in the Washington, D.C., area, has received the 2018 Delaware College of Distinguished Alumni Award, the first-ever such honor given by DCAD to one of its graduates.  VanTassell completed an associate of fine arts degree in photography at DCAD in 2007 and was selected to deliver the graduating student address ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
A cut-paper workshop with an innovative artist and the chance to view his current exhibition will join technology demonstrations and a statewide networking party as part of Technical.ly Delaware’s first-ever Delaware Innovation Week Kickoff. The event will be hosted at Delaware College of Art and Design, 600 N. Market St., on Friday, Nov. 2, in conjunction with Art Loop Wilmington.  “Henry ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, October 05, 2018
Sarah McBride, an internationally known activist for LGBTQ+ rights who serves as the national press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign, has been elected to the Delaware College of Art and Design Board of Trustees. She will serve a term through 2021.“The work of DCAD is not just central to training the next generation of artists, entrepreneurs and dreamers, it is also at the heart of building ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, October 04, 2018
Delaware College of Art and Design views drawing as both the foundation for all of the art and design disciplines and a key element of the associate of fine arts degree. Similarly, Henry Bermudez views drawing as the technical skill that informs all of his work.  The largely monochromatic pieces making up DCAD’s “Henry Bermudez in Black and White” exhibition celebrate the simplicity of drawing ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Saturday, March 24, 2018
When Kelicia Pitts became the first-ever galleries and events manager at the Delaware College of Art and Design this year, it was a kind of homecoming. Pitts had grown up in Claymont – she’s a member of the Mount Pleasant High School Class of 1996 – but wasn’t sure she’d ever live near home again after moving to Philadelphia.Experience as a fine art model and as an abstract and street art gallery ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
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