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Thursday, August 09, 2018
                   Del-One Federal Credit Union recently partnered with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh to offer members up to $5,000 cash for down payment and closing cost assistance to purchase their first homes.  For every $1 contributed, qualified homebuyers could receive $3 in First Front Door (FFD) grant assistance, up to a maximum of $5,000.  Several Del-One members were able to ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Monday, July 30, 2018
Bruce Rushton Brings The Growth Coach to Northern Delaware  Wilmington, DE – For the last 19 years, Bruce Rushton’s career has been about helping others succeed. Whether he was working directly with sales teams increasing their sales effectiveness or training new independent representatives to build strong businesses, he’s been focused on sales coaching and professional development. Now he’s ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Painter, illustrator and muralist Terrance Vann is guest-curating an exhibition of more than 50 pieces of contemporary and accessible street art by more than two-dozen artists of note, both locally and beyond, for Delaware College of Art and Design in August. “Local & Famous: A Celebration of Homegrown Talent” will fill DCAD’s Toni & Stuart B. Young Gallery from Aug. 3 to 19.  Vann (also known by ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Students whose plans to complete a degree at the Art Institute of Philadelphia have been derailed by the school’s recently announced plans to close are invited to explore higher education possibilities at Delaware College of Art and Design.  The Art Institute of Philadelphia will cease to operate as of Aug. 28. DCAD’s fall semester will commence that same day.  Like the Art Institute of ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Economic, General News Article
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Bob Chadwick, President of the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce, today announced that he has appointed Dora Cheatham as Director of the of the New Castle County Economic Development Council. She succeeds Chadwick who served in the position for 11 years prior to becoming Chamber President last month. Ms. Cheatham currently manages the Emerging Enterprise Center – a business incubator and ...read more
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Wednesday, June 27, 2018
As the 1st Annual Delaware Entrepreneurial Summit approaches, the Chamber of Commerce last week announced the winners of the David J. Freschman Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the Entrepreneurial Advocate of the Year Award. The large number of applications received for both awards were narrowed down to the two winners that most demonstrated the characteristics sought by the selection ...read more
Categories: Chamber, 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
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
New personnel in several key positions are leading the Delaware College of Art and Design in new directions in an intentional effort to grow DCAD’s enrollment and prioritize community programming and relationships that will enrich the city’s Creative District and aid the broader effort to revitalize its downtown.  President John Hawkins, who has been serving as the interim leader of the College ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, December 15, 2017
WILMINGTON, Del. (Dec. 14, 2017) – Sandra Kingsberry James of DuPont has been elected to the Delaware College of Art and Design Board of Trustees. She will serve a term through Jan. 30, 2020.  “Sandra brings 20 years of corporate experience to our board,” said trustee chairman Thomas J. Shopa. “We are delighted to have her expertise in reputation management and communications to support our ...read more
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