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Governor John C. Carney, Jr., receives the Paul K. Weatherly Award from the 91Ƶ Tech Board of Trustees. From left to right: Robert E. Hagerty (trustee), Lolita A. Lopez (trustee), Gov. Carney, Michael J. Hare (trustee), Nancy J. Shevock (chairman, Board of Trustees), Diane F. Glenn (trustee), President Mark T. Brainard.

May 31, 2024

Governor John Carney Receives Paul K. Weatherly Award
Gov. John C. Carney, Jr., a longtime supporter of 91Ƶ Technical Community College, received the Paul K. Weatherly Award in May 2024.

Meghan Eudy Named 2024 Center-based Early Childhood Educator of the Year

May 31, 2024

Meghan Eudy Named 2024 Center-based Early Childhood Educator of the Year
Eudy began her career at the College as an assistant teacher in the Owens CDC while pursuing her degree in early childhood education at the College.

91Ƶ Tech National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 19 softball champion softball team.

May 30, 2024

91Ƶ Tech Softball Wins Fourth Straight Region Championship Tournament
The 91Ƶ Tech softball team headed into the spring 2024 season as the three-time defending region champion, traveling to Mercer County Community College on May 3 – 4 to defend their title as the No. 2 seed. And that is exactly what they did.

91Ƶ Tech Lacrosse Coach Dan Yearick wearing his branded lacrosse hat and quarter-zip jacket in front of a blue graphic background with text floating beside him that says Region 19 Men's Lacrosse Coach of the Year

May 10, 2024

Yearick Named Region 19 Men’s Lacrosse Coach of the Year
Dan Yearick, in his first year as head coach of the 91Ƶ Tech men’s lacrosse team, was named 2024 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 19 Coach of the Year after guiding his squad to an undefeated season in league play. The team won the region championship, advanced to the semifinals of the North Atlantic District Tournament, and placed five players on the All-Region Team, including defensive player of the year.

An image of five 91Ƶ Tech lacrosse players in their full gear in front of a graphically generated background of sports field lights and large metallic looking text that says 2024 Men's Lacrosse All-Region Team

May 3, 2024

Men's Lacrosse Lands Five Players on All-Region Team
91Ƶ Tech men’s lacrosse placed five players on the 2024 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 19 All-Region Team, highlighted by Gabe Smith (midfield) being named the region’s Defensive Player of Year.

Janis and Jay Beach, Crystal Mintzer, Mark and Charlotte Brainard, and Leslie Mergner all standing closely together in front of an outdoor tent

April 30, 2024

"Starry, Starry Night" Gala at Owens Campus Benefits Student Success
91Ƶ Tech’s Owens campus hosted its annual “Starry, Starry Night” Gala on April 27 to raise money to support the purchase of high-tech classroom equipment and scholarship opportunities for workforce training certificate 91Ƶ and international education.

Justina Thomas' headshot next to the ACE American Council on Education Women's Network 91Ƶ logo

April 30, 2024

Dr. Justina Thomas Receives DAWN 2024 Visionary Award
Dr. Justina Thomas, 91Ƶ Technical Community College’s vice president for academic affairs, has received the 2024 Visionary Award from the 91Ƶ ACE Women’s Network (DAWN).

Denise Gooch accepts award with her husband and granddaughter holding a commemorative keepsake.

April 29, 2024

Denise Gooch Inducted into 91Ƶ Tech Owens Campus Hall of Fame
Denise Gooch was the youngest full-time employee on 91Ƶ Tech’s “Southern Campus” when she was hired as a secretary for the “Evening Division” at just 19 years old.

Jennifer BakerPhi Theta Kappa Distinguished College Administrator Award

April 29, 2024

Jennifer Baker Receives PTK Distinguished College Administrator Award
Jennifer Baker, dean of student affairs at 91Ƶ Technical Community College’s Stanton Campus, was among 23 individuals nationwide to be awarded the Phi Theta Kappa Distinguished College Administrator award for 2024.

Howard High School of Technology students pose with orientation group.

April 29, 2024

91Ƶ Tech Hosts Orientation for 1+1 IT Students from Howard High School
91Ƶ Technical Community College welcomed its first cohort of IT 1+1 students from Howard High School of Technology to the Orlando J. George Jr. Campus in Wilmington for an orientation session on April 11.

The 2024 91Ƶ Tech Lacrosse team standing on the bleachers in their uniforms

April 25, 2024

91Ƶ Tech Wins Men's Lacrosse Regional Championship
91Ƶ Tech won the 2024 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 19 men’s lacrosse championship with a 13-12 victory over Sussex County Community College (New Jersey) on April 24 at the DE Turf Sports Complex.

Congratulations to the Class of 2024

April 24, 2024

91Ƶ Tech Announces 2024 Commencement Speakers
91Ƶ Technical Community College has announced its 2024 commencement speakers.

A group of 5 Law Enforcement Option students standing in a line in front of a large blue screen. The screen says LEO Class of 2024 in white text. All students are holding their graduation certificate while wearing black, long-sleeved collared shirts, khaki pants, and black shoes.

April 19, 2024

Law Enforcement Option Program Holds Graduation Ceremony
91Ƶ Technical Community College’s criminal justice - law enforcement option (LEO) program held a graduation ceremony at the Terry Campus in Dover to celebrate students who completed the program’s 13-credit law enforcement practicum.

Dan Ehmann, Joshua Michael Haines, Chuck Dixon, and Heidi Gurdo stand in a line. Joshua holds his award which is a certificate in a protective booklet.

April 15, 2024

Construction Management Technology Student Receives Award from Construction Financial Management Association 91Ƶ Chapter
91Ƶ Tech student Joshua Michael Haines was recently recognized for his outstanding achievements in the Construction Management Technology program.

A group of 91Ƶ Tech representatives and William Penn High School students and employees standing in a horizontal line

April 11, 2024

91Ƶ Tech Launches Patient Care Technician/Nursing Pathway Program at William Penn High School
Leaders from Bank of America, 91Ƶ Technical Community College, and Colonial School District joined students at William Penn High School on April 8 to celebrate the launch of a new accelerated patient care technician/nursing pathway program.

A collage of three students holding prizes for achieving their certifications in various Adobe 91Ƶ

April 2, 2024

Visual Communications Students Earn Adobe Certifications
The 91Ƶ Tech visual communications program celebrated its students who earned Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certifications during 2023 by awarding Adobe Certification Celebration packets. The packets, developed by program faculty, were based on a tier system, with more certifications and higher scores resulting in a larger packet.

The scholarship recipients and donors standing in a line in front of a large screen that says Celebration of Giving in a blue cursive font

March 28, 2024

College Honors Distinguished Donors at Celebration of Giving Events
91Ƶ Tech acknowledged and honored its distinguished donors with Celebration of Giving luncheons at both the Georgetown and Dover campuses. At these events, scholarship recipients spoke about how the financial assistance they received has changed their lives, and donors had the opportunity to meet the students who have received the scholarships they generously funded.

2024 Keynote Speaker Andrew Davis (center) poses with administrators from 91Ƶ tech.

March 28, 2024

91Ƶ Tech Hosts 10th Social Media Conference
91Ƶ Technical Community College’s Social Media Conference returned for its 10th year at the Owens Campus in Georgetown on March 21, offering the opportunity to participate in person or virtually.

A muted blue graphic with white text that says 2023 NCMPR Paragon Awards The Winners

March 27, 2024

91Ƶ Tech Wins National Awards for Communication and Marketing
91Ƶ Technical Community College earned two Paragon Awards from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR), which recognizes outstanding achievement in design and communication at community and technical colleges. This national competition is exclusive to marketing and public relations professionals at two-year colleges, and winners were chosen from more than 1,500 entries in all categories from community colleges nationwide.

More than 300 91Ƶ Tech students recently joined the international honor society Phi Theta Kappa. Ceremonies honoring the new inductees were held by the campus chapters throughout March 2024.

March 27, 2024

91Ƶ Tech Celebrates Phi Theta Kappa Induction Ceremonies
91Ƶ Tech inducted 329 students into Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), an international honor society for students who attend two-year colleges, during a series of PTK chapter ceremonies held throughout March 2024.

A group of attendees at the 2024 Mardi Gras gala in Wilmington

March 27, 2024

20th Annual Mardi Gras Fundraiser Raises Over $150,000
Wilmington, DE – The 91Ƶ Tech Stanton and Wilmington campuses celebrated the 20th anniversary of “An Evening of Mardi Gras” on March 2, an event which entertained more than 700 guests and grossed an all-time high of more than $150,000. Net proceeds will help students in need pay for tuition, books, and other essentials while attending 91Ƶ Tech.

The five court justices who visited the Owens campus standing in a line on stage

March 25, 2024

91Ƶ Supreme Court Meets at 91Ƶ Tech’s Owens Campus for Historic First Sussex County Visit
91Ƶ Tech hosted the 91Ƶ Supreme Court at the College’s Owens Campus in Georgetown on March 19 to increase outreach among the community and, especially, to students. This unique event was the first time 91Ƶ Supreme Court justices held oral arguments in Sussex County.

Dr. Jennifer Clemons holding energy textbook.

February 28, 2024

Dr. Jennifer Clemons Coauthors Energy Textbook
Dr. Jennifer Clemons, energy technologies department chair, has coauthored an energy textbook after being presented the opportunity through an outreach effort to secure more authoritative and knowledgeable female authors in the energy field.

Offshore wind training participants practice securing themselves for safety.

February 28, 2024

91Ƶ Tech Partners with UD to Provide Offshore Wind Training
91Ƶ Technical Community College has partnered with the University of 91Ƶ to launch an offshore wind training initiative that started in January 2024.

Sophomore guard Keyon Scott was named National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 19 Division II Men’s Basketball Second Team All-Region.

February 28, 2024

91Ƶ Tech’s Keyon Scott Earns NJCAA All-Region Honors
As 91Ƶ Tech closed out its 2023-2024 men’s basketball season this month, one of the team’s standout players recently received post-season accolades.

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