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45 YEARS of CONNECTING DELAWAREANS WITH JOBS P R E S I D E N T ’ S

R E P O R T

W W W. D T C C . E D U


Dear Friend of Delaware Tech, Forty-five years ago, Delaware Technical Community College was created to provide Delawareans with access, opportunity, excellence, and hope to achieve their dreams through education. Today, we continue to stand by this mission, which has earned the College recognition as a respected educational leader and valued partner in fields that support the State’s economic development initiatives and the educational needs of its residents. We connect Delawareans with jobs — in today’s economy there is nothing more important. We remain committed to our principles of being accountable, delivering responsive and relevant programs, advancing key initiatives, leveraging partnerships, and achieving excellence. We have much to be proud of thanks to the dedicated efforts of our Delaware Tech faculty, staff, administrators and board members, but we have not accomplished this milestone alone. As a valued partner, you have demonstrated your belief in our mission and in our students, and we are extremely grateful for your continued collaboration and support. I invite you to review this President’s Report to learn about the College’s recent achievements, future initiatives, and hallmarks of excellence. In all that we do, we are focused on helping our students succeed so they can complete their degrees and become productive members of Delaware’s workforce. Again, thank you for your partnership and generosity — you have made a significant difference in the lives of our students, in helping them accomplish their educational and career goals, and in supporting their dreams for a better life. Sincerely,

Orlando J. George, Jr., Ed.D. President

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45 Years of

Being Accountable DELAWARE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE REMAINS COMMITTED TO BEING ACCOUNTABLE TO OUR STUDENTS, THE STATE’S BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY NEEDS, AND THE CITIZENS OF DELAWARE. BY BEING RESPONSIVE TO WORKFORCE NEEDS AND DEVELOPING RELEVANT PROGRAMS, THE COLLEGE IS A LYNCHPIN IN THE STATE’S WORKFORCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

Graduate Employment Information Delaware Technical Community College offers over 120 programs leading to an associate degree, diploma, or certificate. We develop new programs and update existing ones in response to business and industry needs in Delaware. By aligning our programs with the knowledge, skills, and competencies our students need to be job ready when they graduate, Delaware Tech is accountable to our students, employers, and the state’s taxpayers. The ultimate measure of the College’s success is the hiring of our graduates. Graduate placement survey results indicate that 94% of recent graduates are either employed or continuing their education. In fact, in 2011 Delaware Tech graduates were hired by more than 450 different Delaware businesses and organizations around the state.

Delaware Tech supports Governor Jack Markell’s tireless efforts to attract businesses and bring additional jobs to our state by providing a well-educated workforce

Employers of Delaware Tech Graduates

and academic programs that respond to the needs of our business community. Pictured above: Governor Jack Markell tours the College’s Innovation and Technology

46% Hospitals and Health Care

Center (ITC).

36% Private Businesses 9% Educational Institutions 7% Government Agencies 2% Other areas

Jodi McCool, Nursing Graduate

“DELAWARE TECH IS THE TYPE OF ORGANIZATION THAT HAS A VISION AND THE ABILITY TO DELIVER. ONE WITHOUT THE OTHER IS DAYDREAMING.” – Governor Jack Markell

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Articulation Agreements About four percent of the College’s students come from

Delaware Technical Community College collaborates

in our capacity to address workforce needs by supplying

outside the state to attend Delaware Tech. These students

with other institutions of higher education to remain

educated workers to business and industry for high-demand,

spend money to buy books and supplies, rent apartments,

accountable to our students and our commitment to

high-paying occupations in the state. Each year, students

purchase food, pay for transportation, attend sports events,

their academic and professional success.

leave the College and join or rejoin the state’s workforce with

and much more. It is estimated that the spending of these

added skills that translate to higher income and a more robust

out-of-state students generates approximately $1.9 million

The College has established over 133 articulation agreements

Delaware economy. Based on current enrollment, turnover,

each year in income for the state.

that connect Delaware Tech’s associate degree programs

and the growth of instruction over time, it is estimated that the state’s workforce has accumulated 4.6 million credits of past and present Delaware Tech instruction. According to a recent Socioeconomic Impact Study conducted by an independent economic impact modeling firm, the contribution of these skills adds nearly $1.7 billion in income to the current state economy. This impact has grown since the study was conducted.

The State of Delaware also benefits from improved health and reduced welfare, unemployment, and crime, saving the public nearly $5.8 million per year each year that the students are in the workforce. From a cost/ benefit ratio, every dollar of state money invested in Delaware Tech returns $2.90.*

with baccalaureate programs to create smooth transfer opportunities. These agreements offer clear and economical pathways to high quality educational attainment through partnerships with four-year institutions. The College maintains a total of 36 agreements with the University of Delaware and Delaware State University, and that number is growing. These agreements result in many economic benefits — to both the students and the state — including opportunities for Delawareans to pay lower tuition for the first two years

The College creates state income through the earnings of its faculty and staff, as well as through its own operating and

In summary, the Delaware economy receives roughly $1.8

toward a bachelor’s degree and significant economic benefits

capital expenditures. Adjusting for taxes and other monies

billion in income each year due to Delaware Tech and its

that come from residents earning higher salaries connected to

withdrawn from the state economy in support of Delaware

students—a figure that amounts to roughly 4.1% of the

associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and advanced degrees.

Tech, it is estimated that the present-day State of Delaware

state’s total annual income.

economy receives roughly $61.1 million in labor and non-labor income each year due to the College’s operations and capital spending. Students enjoy an attractive 22% annual return on their investment of time and money in the College. For every $1 students invest in Delaware Tech, they receive a cumulative $6.40 in higher future earnings over the course of their working careers.

STUDENT INVESTMENT:

RETURN:

$1 $6.40 * Source: Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc.

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Being Accountable

Delaware Tech’s impact on the economy is most prevalent

45 Years of

Return on Investment


45 Years of

Delivering Responsive and Relevant Programs DELAWARE TECH HAS ALIGNED ITS JOBS PLAN WITH THE GOVERNOR’S ECONOMIC GOALS, PRODUCING POSITIVE RESULTS FOR THE STATE’S ECONOMY. THERE ARE JOBS AVAILABLE, AND THE COLLEGE IS PUTTING DELAWAREANS TO WORK BY DEVELOPING AND DELIVERING RESPONSIVE AND RELEVANT PROGRAMS TO MEET LOCAL WORKFORCE NEEDS.

Connecting Delawareans with Jobs Delaware Tech recently created new programs of study to connect Delawareans with jobs in high-demand fields like energy, healthcare, and food safety. Renewable Energy – Solar: Delaware Tech responded to

Computing & Information Science: Students who

recent advancements in solar technology and greater financial

complete this associate degree program can make a seamless

incentives by creating a program to prepare students to sell

transition to a four-year program at the University of Delaware

and install photovoltaic and solar thermal hot water systems.

or Delaware State University or make the choice to enter the

Graduates are also equipped with the knowledge and skills

field upon graduation with the knowledge and skills to work in

to perform site design of these systems.

computer support or web and server-side programming.

Energy Management: Given rising energy costs, the risk

Health Information Management (HIM): New federal

of vulnerability with foreign oil, and the problems fossil fuel

laws requiring the development of health information

creates for the environment and our health, the role energy

networks and the use of electronic health records are driving

plays in our society has never been more important. Energy

the need for credentialed information managers. Delaware

management professionals are in high demand, and the

Tech’s HIM degree prepares students to meet the rapidly

College’s new program provides courses in residential and

growing need for professionals who can create and

commercial energy use and analysis, energy efficiency and

maintain electronic health records.

investment, and alternative energy technologies.

Food Safety: Foodborne diseases and threats to food safety Information Security: There is a growing need for securing

constitute a growing public health program, and graduates of

cyberspace infrastructure, and Delaware Tech’s information

the College’s new Food Safety program are well prepared for

Yolanda Palmore

security degree provides students with the skills to build and

careers in the food processing industry or government food-

Food Safety Student

maintain secure networks, diagnose and resolve vulnerabilities,

testing laboratories for regulatory agencies such as the USDA.

Employed by B & G Foods, Inc

implement security policies, and manage operating systems.

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Hurlock, Md.


Programs (CCP) Division provides short-term and customized training programs designed to expand opportunities for businesses throughout the state and improve the performance and productivity of their employees. CCP is staffed with highly diversified professionals, each with many years of experience in his or her respective field. Businesses take advantage of the variety of training programs offered each semester at campuses statewide, or

Surgical Technology: Delaware Tech offers the

Environmental Engineering Technology: The Bureau

the College creates customized training to meet

only associate degree program in Delaware for surgical

of Labor Statistics projects that the employment outlook for

an organization’s specific needs.

technologists, who play an integral part of the medical

environmental engineering technicians is expected to grow at

team providing surgical care to patients in operating

least 30% by the year 2018. The College’s new associate degree

rooms statewide. Graduates work under the supervision

in environmental engineering technology provides students

of a surgeon and have the vitally important role of

with knowledge and skill in the general and technical aspects

monitoring the environment to maximize patient safety.

of preventing, assessing, and managing environmental issues.

Middle & Secondary Mathematics Education: With the

Direct Support Professional: Students in this certificate

state experiencing a shortage of math teachers, Delaware Tech

program learn how to provide individuals with disabilities

responded with associate degrees in middle and secondary

who live in their own homes support in daily living tasks,

math education. Graduates are automatically accepted

community living, health and wellness awareness, vocational

as juniors at four-year institutions where they can earn a

experiences, and social integration. Today, unlike in the past,

bachelor’s degree, qualifying them to teach math at the

most people with disabilities live in their home communities

middle school or high school levels.

and thrive thanks to direct support professionals.

Science Education – Chemistry/Physics: The state also has a critical need for high school science teachers. Delaware Tech’s new associate degree in science education prepares students for transfer to a baccalaureate degree program that leads to a teaching career in high school physics or chemistry.

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Delivering Responsive and Relevant Programs

Delaware Tech’s Corporate and Community

45 Years of

Career and Customized Training


Delivering Responsive and Relevant Programs

Delaware Tech Supports Building Delaware’s Future Now

45 Years of

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College Initiatives by Industry HEALTHCARE

AGRICULTURAL

MANUFACTURING

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Expanding facilities to provide for more science and nursing labs and a larger Dental Health Center

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New programs in Surgical Technology

ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT

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meet Delaware’s workforce needs

Certificate in Sustainable Landscaping

Eastern Industrial Services, Evraz Steel,

Nursing expansion led to the awarding of 3,864 degrees and diplomas from

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SPI Pharma PLUS, the Division of Motor

partnership with the Delaware

Vehicles, and the State library system

and Energy Auditing

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licensure exam for Delaware Tech nurses

Seven of the top ten Delaware businesses who hired our graduates

Trained 662 individuals for state’s three casinos: Delaware Park, Dover

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Retrained 165 individuals through Department of Natural Resources and

Combined first time pass rate on national

Downs, and Harrington Raceway

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FMC Biopolymer, New Process Fibre,

Environmental Control in Weatherization

GAMING

Wilmington, Del.

Manufacturing Extension Partnership Analtech, Crystal Steel Fabricators,

Atlantic Shores, and St. Francis

Employed by Bidermann Golf Course

over 250 jobs through the Delaware New degree programs in

(DEMEP) for the following clients:

Bayhealth, Beebe, A.I. DuPont, Nanticoke,

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and create or retain

Renewable Energy - Solar and a

Provided customized training for approximately 300 PBF Energy employees

AVIATION

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are healthcare providers: Christiana,

Applied Agriculture Graduate

$7 million in sales

Energy Management and

and allied health professionals is 90%

Jeffrey Tunell

Helped create over

and Health Information Technology to

2003-2012, a 98% increase

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New Food Safety Degree

Graduated two

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Provided customized training for Fisker including pre-employment assessments

classes of Airframe

and OSHA safety training and expanded

Maintenance Technicians

manufacturing efficiency lab at the Stanton Campus to accommodate

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Power Plant Maintenance Program

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Avionics Program on the horizon

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Programs support workforce needs of

future training needs

in development

PATS Aircraft, Dassault Falcon, Summit Aviation, and Hawker Beechcraft

More than 1,000 industry experts throughout the state serve on 80 advisory committees collegewide to ensure our graduates have the skills necessary to be job-ready.


45 Years of

International Education Delaware Tech’s International Education Program promotes international members. The College offers study abroad programs, hosts student and faculty visits, and provides events promoting global engagement and understanding. To further integrate international education into our programs, we make significant efforts to promote cross cultural collaboration, as well as to internationalize the curriculum for all students. Recent study abroad programs have included culinary arts in Italy, art history in France, criminal justice in Scotland, and cultural immersion trips to Russia, China, and Spain. Nursing students travelled to Belize and provided screenings and help with physical therapy to over 200 villagers. Students also were able to watch their instructor, who is a nurse practitioner, work alongside a physician diagnosing and treating patients, which gave them a first-hand look at the versatility of the profession.

Study abroad and cross-cultural exchange are proven ways to enhance communication, critical thinking skills, adaptability to different environments, and foreign language proficiency — all skills that can make our students more competitive in the 21st century job market.

Since 2010, Delaware Tech students have visited the following countries through the College’s study-abroad program:

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Scotland England Ecuador Mexico Turkey Russia China Costa Rica

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Italy Russia Vietnam Spain France Belize Denmark Ireland

Global Understanding Series The College’s Global Understanding Series, offered at campuses statewide, features programs and workshops free to the community, as well as Delaware Tech students and staff. Global Voices presentations provide a personal perspective on global issues, region, culture, or people. Postcards from Abroad

“OUR TEAM OF FACULTY AND STUDENTS CONDUCTED SCREENINGS THAT INCLUDED INTAKE INTERVIEWS, BLOOD GLUCOSE MONITORING, BLOOD PRESSURE TESTS, AND PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT FOR 202 PEOPLE OVER A THREE-DAY PERIOD AT THREE VILLAGE CLINICS AND 27 RESIDENTS AT A NURSING HOME IN BELIZE.”

programs are presented by the College’s staff, students from different cultures, or students who have participated in previous study abroad programs. The series also includes interactive workshops to teach skills for use in the international community and culture and arts presentations that immerse

Sussex County entrepreneur Matt Haley speaks with students about his experiences traveling in Nepal.

JO ANN BAKER, RN, MSN, FNP DEPARTMENT CHAIR, NURSING TERRY CAMPUS

participants in dancing, cooking, traditional dress, or theater.

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awareness and global understanding among students, faculty, and community


45 Years of

Advancing Key Initiatives SEVERAL MAJOR INITIATIVES HAVE BEEN IMPLEMENTED AT DELAWARE TECH IN RECENT YEARS TO EDUCATE AND TRAIN PEOPLE FOR EMERGING WORKFORCE DEMANDS, MAKE OUR FACILITIES MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT, LEVERAGE LABOR MARKET RESEARCH, AND IMPROVE STUDENT COMPLETION RATES.

OWENS CAMPUS:

TERRY CAMPUS: THE CENTER FOR

STANTON CAMPUS: THE SUSTAINABLE

ENERGY HOUSE

ENERGY EDUCATION AND TRAINING

ENERGY TRAINING CENTER

Energy Education Delaware Technical Community College was awarded

Energy and Environmental Design, recognizes practical and

wind generation equipment, a living green roof, radiant floor

$4,297,800 in grants in 2009-10 by the Economic Development

measurable green building design, construction, operations,

heating, geothermal options, and examples of efficiency in

Administration (EDA) to build energy education facilities at the

and maintenance solutions. Just 71 institutions of higher

construction and appliance usage. Delaware Tech uses the

College’s Owens, Terry, and Stanton campuses. The funding

education in the U.S. have a LEED Platinum building on their

facility for the College’s two-year associate degree in Energy

allowed for the construction of a statewide learning system

campus, and only 11 of those are community colleges.

Management. Energy House is also open for public tours to

that will serve as the region’s first comprehensive workforce development center to support a growing green economy.

provide consumer education for the community. Energy House is a home constructed on the campus that

Owens Campus: Energy House

innovative energy-efficient and renewable technology and

Terry Campus: The Center for Energy Education and Training

Delaware Tech’s Energy House at the Owens Campus in

materials. The facility houses a state-of-the-art, hands-on

The Center for Energy Education and Training at the Terry Campus

Georgetown was awarded LEED Platinum certification by the

learning environment containing two classrooms, a conference

in Dover is a 7,500 square foot addition to the existing Terry

United States Green Building Council, the highest level of LEED

room, and wall galleries of the technologies and materials

Campus Corporate Training Center. The facility consists of state-

certification available. LEED, which stands for Leadership in

used. Included in the design of the building are solar systems,

of-the-art classrooms, labs, and a conference auditorium and will

serves as an educational lab facility to teach students about

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Going Green

center will be used for commercial energy management education and training.

During 2010, the College developed a

other equipment at each campus and were financed as part of the Delaware’s Sustainable

(SEMP) that will reduce our conventional

Energy Utility’s initial bond sale during 2011.

opportunity to experience the value of renewable energy

energy use 20% by the year 2020, and reduce

options such as solar, passive solar, geothermal, and related

our carbon footprint by 20%. Initial steps

Delaware Tech is proud to be serving as a

technologies. The Center will provide students and the existing

included entering into two agreements that

leader in the area of energy sustainability.

workforce with the education needed to pursue a career in

will increase the College’s use of renewable

Only 108 campuses of the 1,177 public and

emerging green industries. The building will be complete by

energy sources and improve the energy

independent community colleges have

fall 2012 and has been designed and built according to LEED

efficiency of our existing facilities.

established robust action plans to manage

standards in pursuit of achieving LEED Platinum Certification.

Stanton Campus: The Sustainable Energy Training Center The Sustainable Energy Training Center planned for the Stanton Campus will be 6,000 square feet, also being built in accordance with LEED Certification standards. The Center, an education facility for commercial energy management education and training, will consist of three state-of-the-art classrooms, four interactive labs, and a multi-purpose room capable of hosting

their energy systems and reduce their climate

Delaware Tech entered into a Power Purchase Agreement at the end of 2010 with Perpetual Standard Solar to install 1.9 mw of solar panels at its campuses statewide, which will produce 12% of the College’s energy via solar while saving over $1.1 million during the next 20 years.

community workshops.

impact. Among these, only 18 institutions have plans that approximate the College’s commitment to a 20% or more reduction in fossil energy use and greenhouse gas emissions over the next 10 years. Thus, Delaware Tech is at the forefront of the green campus movement in the United States, ranking among the top one percent. Additional green initiatives include recycling

During 2011, the College conducted

at every campus and appointing employee

Equipped with solar systems, wind generation equipment,

Investment Grade Energy Audits of our

energy rangers to identify and report

and geothermal options, the Center will provide students with a

facilities statewide. These audits identified

conservation issues. The College also offers

hands-on learning environment, which demonstrates, as well as

$7 million in energy conservation measures

training in energy-efficient manufacturing

operates under the latest in sustainable energy technology. The use

that, once implemented, would produce

and associate degree programs in renewable

of multiple systems in one facility provides valuable comparison

over $5 million in energy savings during

energy solar, sustainable landscaping, and

data for learning and applied research. In addition to being home

the next 15 years. In order to ensure these

energy management.

to students pursuing the College’s Energy Management associate

results, the College entered into a Guaranteed

degree, it will provide non-credit workshops, conferences, and

Energy Savings Agreement with Pepco

company-specific training. The College will also invite members of

Energy Services, who is both constructing the

the community to see and understand the practical applications of

energy savings projects and guaranteeing

renewable energy technologies in the Center.

the savings will take place. The measures involve making changes to lighting, heating and air conditioning systems, boilers, and

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Sustainable Energy Management Plan Students and the community-at-large will have the

45 Years of

house the new Delaware Tech Energy Management Program. The


Advancing Key Initiatives

Center of Industry Research and Workforce Alignment

45 Years of

While economic forecasts and workforce trend analyses are routinely

Delaware Tech’s mission of workforce preparation has always made understanding labor market needs important. Now, when traditional industries are dramatically changing and economic uncertainties are greater, the ability to quickly and accurately identify new opportunities and educate the workforce for business creation, expansion, and attraction is critical. That is why Delaware Tech has established a new workforce and labor market information center modeled after the California “Centers of Excellence,” or COEs.

conducted by federal and state agencies and private entities, these reports have not proven to be integrated, comprehensive, or specific enough to guide educational program development. The COE model, on the other hand, produces industry-validated environmental scan and labor market reports on current and, most importantly, future labor market opportunities and needs.

These reports take into account emerging social, technological, political, and legal change. They “map the gap” between projected workforce demand and what colleges are supplying. They serve as roadmaps for colleges beginning or revising programs, winning grants, and leveraging resources with their industry, workforce and economic development partners to prepare students for high-growth, high-demand jobs with potential for upward career mobility. The new center at Delaware Tech, which is called the Center for Industry Research and Workforce Alignment (CIRWA), will play an important role

Veronica Buckwalter, director of the Center for Industry Research and Workforce Alignment (CIRWA), meets with Steve Borleske, project consultant, and Dr. Carolyn Snyder, director of the Division of Energy & Climate at the Delaware Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control (DNREC), to discuss opportunities for collaboration on CIRWA’s first study, which will focus on Delaware’s energy sector.

“WE ARE VERY FORTUNATE TO HAVE ACCESS TO AN EDUCATIONAL FACILITY SUCH AS DELAWARE TECH. THEIR EDUCATORS DEVELOPED A CURRICULUM SPECIFIC TO OUR NEEDS.”

as a communication hub to catalyze and leverage partnerships between government agencies, research organizations, technology-based economic development initiatives, and workforce education. This important program allows us to grow — not just respond to — Delaware’s expanding and evolving labor market.

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– Marc Schomerus, Operations Manager for Delaware City Refinery, PBF Energy


In the spring of 2011, Delaware Tech committed to the community college to raise its graduation rates by 50% by 2020. The challenge, which was issued by the American Association of Community Colleges, involves incorporating a variety of strategies to support students in completing their degrees and certifications. The commitment has involved examining policies, practices, and the College’s institutional culture to identify areas that can have an impact on student success. Administrators, faculty, and staff have worked across campuses, divisions, and departments at an unprecedented level to align programs, operations, and services in order to progress toward this very important goal. The College’s initial efforts have focused on three major themes — Acceleration and Flexibility, Student Engagement, and Developmental Education.

success and meet the Call to Action commitment. Through aggressive institutional assessment and national research of best practices, the College continues to improve practices to increase student completion.

ACCELERATION AND FLEXIBILITY MEASURES TO HELP STUDENTS STAY ON TRACK

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Streamlined admission procedures

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Revised registration policies to help students make better course decisions

semester and vary in length, in addition to traditional 16-

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and eight-week courses online and in face-to-face formats

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Maymester, a new condensed term between spring and summer semester

An Accelerated Learning Program, combining developmental writing and college writing in the same semester

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Math emporiums that provide students with self-paced, computerized learning modules for math supported by supplemental instruction

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Additional course sections during summer months

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Student engagement initiatives

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Improved advisement services

MORE ACTIVE AND COLLABORATIVE TEACHING STRATEGIES

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Student educational plans that encourage students to set goals, identify strengths and challenges, and successfully navigate the college experience

The initiatives highlighted are just a few of the new strategies Delaware Tech has in place to support student

Courses that begin at different times throughout the

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Active learning experiences including the expansion of

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Redesign of gatekeeper courses, the classes at the first

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Incentives for adjunct faculty to engage students outside

learning communities

level of college credit

the classroom

DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION IMPROVEMENTS

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Re-evaluation of college level placement policies and

In April 2011, Dr. Orlando J. George, Jr. and Delaware Tech’s Board of Trustees committed to raise the College’s graduation rate by 50% by 2020.

required scores

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National Call to Action, an effort that challenges every

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Student Completion National Call to Action


45 Years of

Leveraging Partnerships DELAWARE TECH MAINTAINS KEY PARTNERSHIPS BY WORKING TOGETHER WITH FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT, OTHER INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, AND THE PRIVATE SECTOR TO CONNECT DELAWAREANS WITH JOBS.

Congressional Support

“This grant will help provide the resources we need to build a well-educated work force for the future of our economy in Delaware and the region. We

In the fall of 2011, Delaware Tech was awarded a $4.9 million

have motivated, skilled workers in Delaware and this grant will help put

U.S. Department of Labor Grant to help connect Delawareans

them back to work.”

with jobs. The grant was the result of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and

– Thomas R. Carper, United States Senator, Delaware

Career Training (TAACCCT) initiative. The College received the full amount requested during the application process.

This funding will help connect Delawareans with jobs by supporting the College’s efforts to:

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“I am extremely proud of Delaware Tech for taking the lead on this initiative to provide access to training that will translate into high-wage, high-skill jobs. Creating jobs is my top priority. The key to reviving and strengthening the American economy lies in building

build programs that meet industry needs

a well-educated workforce; and I cannot stress enough the importance of creating

accelerate student progress

continuing education opportunities like those that are offered at Delaware Tech.”

reduce time to completion strengthen online and technology-enabled learning

– Christopher A. Coons, United States Senator, Delaware

The College is grateful for the partners who helped make the grant possible, including Delaware’s Congressional Delegation.

“Having a qualified workforce is key to creating jobs and strengthening the economy.

Senator Carper, Senator Coons, and Congressman Carney

Delaware’s workforce is one of the most skilled in the nation, and I’m excited for this

worked to secure this much needed federal funding in support

opportunity to further prepare workers for the jobs of the future. The programs and

of Delaware Tech’s mission. Business owners and community

partnerships that Delaware Tech can create with this funding will lead directly to

leaders also contributed to the effort, helping the College

economic growth that benefits the entire community.”

identify the relevant academic programs and initiatives that the grant supports.

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– John C. Carney, Jr., United States Representative, Delaware

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45 Years of

Legislative Support Members of the Delaware General Assembly provide support

Each year the Legislature’s Joint Finance and Bond Bill Committees review the College’s operating and capital budget requests that support a major portion of Delaware Tech’s

Advisory Committees

annual budget.

Delaware legislators have also continued to support the Student Excellence Equals Degree (SEED) scholarship program, which allows students who have attended Delaware high schools and meet the academic and behavior criteria to receive scholarship funds toward their associate degrees.

Advisory Committees are a very important part of Delaware Tech’s efforts to develop responsive and relevant programs and connect Delawareans with jobs. John McDowell Energy Management Graduate

Academic programs are developed and kept current

Employed by The Fifth Fuel

through the use of advisory committees comprised

Georgetown, Del.

of over 1,000 business and industry experts in

On April 3, 2012, the College joined the University of

related fields. These committees meet regularly with

Delaware and Delaware State University to celebrate the

College department chairpersons, instructors, and

second annual Higher Education Day at Legislative Hall

deans to review curricula, arrange internships for

to thank Governor Jack Markell and the members of the

students, and ensure that Delaware Tech graduates

the University of Delaware, and Delaware State University.

Lane Community College Partnership

Manufacturing

Building on Delaware Tech’s nationally-accredited refrigeration,

technology, health information management,

Legislature for their support and to brief them on the many collaborative partnerships that exist between Delaware Tech,

have the knowledge and skills necessary for immediate entry into their chosen careers. Recently developed programs in renewable energy

heating, and air conditioning program and engineering

surgical technology, and information security are just

The College’s partnership with the Delaware Manufacturing

technology programs, the College partnered with Lane

a few examples of the College’s efforts to continually

sector, housed at the Stanton Campus and staffed with

Community College in Eugene, Oregon, to offer an award-

align its programs with current and future workforce

Delaware Tech employees, has been helping Delaware’s

winning curriculum in energy management. Lane’s program

needs expressed by our advisory committees.

manufacturing companies succeed especially in this difficult

is one of the few in the country accredited by the Institute for

economy. In just one year Delaware Manufacturing Extension

Sustainable Power and has become a national model for energy

Pictured above: George Bailey, operations manager at Sam’s

Partnership (DEMEP) helped its clients create over $7 million

education, receiving the “Innovation of the Year” award from the

Club; Dion Williams, president and CEO of DelOne Credit Union;

in increased sales. Respondents to an annual survey reported

League for Innovation in the Community College. The Energy

and Karen Garrison, president of the First State Chapter of the

that 97 jobs were created and an additional 166 were

Management program is offered at our campuses statewide.

International Association of Administrative Professionals participate

retained thanks to DEMEP.

in a meeting of the Business and Entrepreneurship Advisory Board.

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Leveraging Partnerships

for Delaware Tech and its mission in a variety of ways.


Leveraging Partnerships

Collaborations with the University of Delaware and Delaware State University

45 Years of

economy and connect Delawareans with jobs.

partner across many areas to support the state’s

Dr. Patrick T. Harker, president of the University of Delaware; Dr. Orlando J.

There are 36 “connected degree” agreements in place that enable our associate degree graduates to seamlessly transfer as juniors into related bachelor’s degree programs at UD and DSU. Recent agreements include

in their related career fields.

public education. As council members, chief

Student Success Initiatives

Tech are working with K-12, higher education,

Additional collaborative efforts extend beyond

business, community, and government leaders

our three institutions to benefit education

to advance student success and completion

and economic development statewide.

across all levels of education. Creating

One example is the state’s P20 Council, an

programs and services to help students

organization formed to coordinate educational

achieve their educational goals is an important

efforts of publicly-funded programs from early

step toward connecting them with jobs and

care through higher education and to foster

enhancing the state’s economic vitality.

George, Jr., president of Delaware Tech; Dr. Harry L. Williams, president of Delaware

Transfer Opportunities

partnerships among groups concerned with academic officers from UD, DSU, and Delaware

The University of Delaware (UD), Delaware State University (DSU), and Delaware Tech

graduates need to be job ready and successful

State University; and Governor Jack Markell celebrate the state’s second annual Higher Education Day in Legislative Hall to recognize the many collaborative efforts among the three institutions.

Partnering to Meet Workforce Demand Delaware’s Aviation Maintenance Program

designed to train people to provide

is an example of a successful collaboration

assistance to persons with developmental

that made it possible to meet the workforce

and intellectual disabilities so they can lead

need in the aviation field. Partners include

lives as independently as possible.

Science Education and Computer Science

advisory committee members from the

with future agreements in the planning

aviation industry, Sussex County Council,

The number of people with disabilities

stage. Our faculty work closely together,

career pathways for students statewide. The

the U.S. Department of Labor, our Delaware

who need support is increasing, and the

ensuring that course requirements at all

EPSCoR partnership also uses future-focused

Congressional Delegation, the Governor’s

advocacy community asked the College to

three institutions are aligned to support

labor market research to help us make

Office, and the State Legislature — all of

develop a program to prepare people who

students and these agreements.

proactive strategic decisions regarding STEM

whom collaborated to develop the program,

want to enter the field and to strengthen the

workforce education and research and to

provide equipment, and secure the funding

knowledge and skills of those already in the

Grant Partnerships

support Delaware employers in continuing to

necessary for the College to produce job-

workforce.

Our institutions partner to secure grant funds

be national leaders in the innovation economy.

ready graduates in the field. This partnership

that advance key education and economic

is expanding and working within FAA

The program development process was led

initiatives in the state. One example is

Faculty Expertise

guidelines to include an additional aviation

by an advisory committee that included

Delaware’s Experimental Program to Stimulate

Faculty at UD, DSU, and Delaware Tech

program — Powerplant — to prepare

representatives from the Homes for Life

Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program,

contribute their subject matter expertise to

technicians to work on airplane engines.

Foundation, the Delaware Department of

a nine-year collaborative effort among UD,

serve on nearly 25 advisory committees across

DSU, Delaware Tech, and Wesley College, that

the three institutions. They join business and

Another new program launched recently

private and public service providers. The

continues to establish and expand science,

industry professionals on these committees

with the help of partners is the certificate

advisory committee also raised scholarships

technology, engineering and math (STEM)

to identify the knowledge, skills, and abilities

for Direct Support Professionals, a program

to support more than 30 students.

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Health and Social Services, and a variety of


45 Years of

Supporting the Community DELAWARE TECH EMPLOYEES AND STUDENTS SUPPORT BUSINESS, GOVERNMENT, EDUCATION, AND INDIVIDUALS IN THE COMMUNITY BY DONATING THEIR TIME, MONEY, TALENT, AND SKILLS.

Service Learning Service learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities. Delaware Tech faculty and academic counselors engage students in service learning statewide to take what they’ve learned in the classroom and apply it to real-life situations. Through the practical application of their studies, they become actively contributing citizens and community members. Examples of service learning range from students volunteering at fairs and festivals to taking part in breast cancer awareness drives and volunteering

The Terry Campus Hawks Donor Dash Team participates in the Annual Dash for Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness in Philadelphia each spring with a team inspired by Lloyd Saba (holding banner, left), mailroom manager, who is alive today because of a gift of life from an organ donor.

at breakfast missions. Dental hygiene students provide examinations for local children, while other students participate in recycling programs and beach and highway clean-up efforts. Culinary arts students solicit donations and stuff a DART bus with food for needy Delawareans in the Stuff the Bus effort. There are also programs that provide gently used formal wear for high school students going to proms, teddy bears for babies, blankets for children who are ill or traumatized, and shoes for members of the community who need them. In addition, nursing students provide health screenings at events statewide. The College’s Dental Health Center hosts its annual Give Kids a Smile day, a program that provides free dental care to children from low-income families.

To complement and increase service learning efforts, Delaware Tech now offers a student success course called Introduction to Service Learning, which provides students with community service ideas and opportunities while helping them learn the value of civic engagement.

Delaware Tech Owens Campus agriculture students Kyle Gross, Phil Naugler, Zachery Johnson, and Daryl Trotman and staff member Alan Schirmer plant one of 27 trees that will help the campus become a Tree Campus USA, a program run by the Arbor Day Foundation.

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Supporting the Community

Kent and Sussex Economic Conferences

United Way Delaware Tech employees give generously to United Way of

Another way that Delaware Tech collaborates with

Delaware each year to support its

stakeholders in the community to connect Delawareans

mission to advance the common good by focusing on the

with jobs is by hosting annual economic conferences in

three building blocks to a good life—education, income,

Sussex and Kent counties each fall. These conferences, which

and health.

attract citizens, business leaders, community leaders, and local government officials, offer a valuable opportunity for

From 2007 through 2011, the College’s employees gave a

interactive presentations and discussions regarding economic

total of almost $365,000 to contribute to United Way, with

development and related issues within each county.

72% participation in 2011. Delaware Tech supports United

45 Years of

Way’s long-term strategy to eliminate the root causes of

Panel discussions range from topics such as “Where the Jobs Are” and “Energy and Utilities” to “Connections That Work” and “Building Businesses Virtually.” The conferences are carefully planned by committees Shaun Tyndall, founder of Inclind, Inc., addresses community, government, and business leaders as the featured speaker at the annual Sussex County Today and Tomorrow Conference at the College’s Owens Campus

comprised of representatives from academia, business, healthcare, and government. The presentations each year feature a wealth of information to promote understanding, showcase initiatives, identify needs, and stimulate action.

in Georgetown.

Audrey Brodie, owner of First Class Properties; John Callahan, director of business development for Halpern Eye Associates; and Al Paoli, director of the Delaware Small Business Development Center participate in a Success Stories panel discussion at the annual Kent County Economic Summit held at Delaware Tech’s Terry Campus in Dover.

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Delaware’s most pressing social problems in New Castle, Kent, and Sussex counties. The College is proud to be a supporter of United Way of Delaware as it works to establish positive, long-lasting solutions for today and into the future.


45 Years of

Achieving Excellence THERE ARE MANY EXAMPLES OF THE COLLEGE BEING RECOGNIZED AND REWARDED FOR ACHIEVING EXCELLENCE IN ITS PROGRAMS.

Council for Higher Education Accreditation Award

Accreditation

Grant Awards

In addition to the College’s accreditation

Another indication of the College’s excellence is our ability to earn competitive

by the Middle States Commission on Higher

state and federal grants. Over the last five years the College has been awarded

Delaware Tech was honored to receive the Council

Education, 66 of Delaware Tech’s academic

$48,095,825 in grant funds. One example is the 2012 Trade Adjustment

for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) Award for

programs have earned program accreditation,

Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant totaling

Institutional Progress in Student Learning Outcomes in

which recognizes that these programs meet

$5 million to support the College’s efforts to build programs that meet industry

2009. This prestigious national award recognized the College’s

national standards of excellence set by

needs, accelerate student progress, reduce time to completion and strengthen

Institutional Effectiveness Structure and the outstanding

their industries.

online and technology-enabled learning.

work done by faculty, staff, and administrators in assessing the effectiveness of our instructional programs and support

FEDERAL AND STATE GRANTS REPORT

services to ensure excellence in student learning and educational support outcomes. Of the over 3,000 CHEA

$15,000,000

$12,833,449

$12,000,000

$2,240,691

State Grants

member institutions that were eligible to apply for the award, 32 applied, and only two were selected — Delaware Tech and Northern Arizona University.

$11,562,913 $9,075,288 $9,000,000

process for evaluating effectiveness and identifying areas for improvement in every division and on every level.

$3,869,124

$6,625,967 $2,229,100

$7,123,669

$1,898,300

$6,000,000 $5,769,108

$5,206,164

$4,727,667

Licensure Pass Rates The first-time pass rate for Delaware Tech nursing and allied health professionals sitting for their licensing exams is 90%.

$4,439,244

$10,592,758

$7,998,208

The CHEA award recognized the College’s ongoing systematic

Federal Grants

$3,000,000

$0

FY 2008

FY 2009

FY 2010

FY 2011

FY 2012

(does not include student financial aid / FY 2010 federal grants include State Fiscal stabilization funds of $4,181,500)

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Faculty members at Delaware Tech have a long list of accomplishments in addition to the work they do in the classroom every day. Some examples include:

45 Years of

Achieving Excellence

Faculty Accomplishments

Dr. Doug Hicks, department chair for

Chef Ed Hennessy, department chair

Jennifer Clemons, a renewable energy

the Engineering Technologies program

Barbara Sheppard, (left) chair of the Education Department and Nicolle Gaines,

for the Culinary Arts program at the

instructor at the Terry Campus, was selected

at the Owens Campus, was appointed to

(right) program manager for the Child

Terry Campus, recently attained three-

to participate in the 2012 Renewable Energy

the Delaware STEM Education Council

Development Center at the Wilmington

year accreditation from the Accrediting

Train the Trainer Solar Electric Academy,

representing Delaware Tech. The Council

Campus, have worked diligently to maintain

Commission of the American Culinary

a five-day, hands-on course that includes

was created by Governor Markell in January

the center’s accreditation by the National

Federation Education Foundation. As

installation practice with photovoltaic (solar

2010 to lead efforts in fostering science,

Association for the Education of Young

the only full-time faculty member for

electric) systems. The training, which focuses

technology, engineering, and mathematics

Children (NAEYC). The most recent year-

the program, he led the effort through

on safe installation and commissioning

education in our schools.

long effort will be the third time the center

the rigorous process to achieve the high

procedures and techniques for teaching PV

has completed this rigorous process. Since

standards of this first-time accreditation,

in the classroom, is hosted by Solar Energy

it was established in 1999, Early Childhood

joining the Stanton Campus as a nationally

International in Paonia, Colorado.

Education students have worked in the center

accredited Culinary Arts program.

under the supervision of teachers.

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45 Years of

Achieving Excellence

Dr. Virginia Balke of the Stanton

Barry Weiss, department chair of the

Mary Marchegiano-Nolker of the

Archana Sharma, instructional coordinator

Campus is a co-principal investigator in

Airframe Maintenance Technology program

Stanton Campus was recently appointed

for the Computer Information Systems

the Community College Undergraduate

at the Owens Campus, was a driving force in

to the Accreditation Board for Engineering

Department at the Wilmington Campus,

Research Initiative (CCURI). The initiative is

developing curriculum, acquiring equipment,

and Technology Accreditation Commission.

was awarded a three-year National Science

working with community colleges around

satisfying FAA requirements, hiring instructors,

She was also selected to attend the 2012

Foundation (NSF) grant to develop and run a

the nation to help them incorporate

and achieving FAA certification for the

Sustainable Energy Education and Training

free statewide youth camp involving robotics

undergraduate research into their science

College’s program. Leading a cooperative

(SEET) Workshop in Golden, Colorado.

and renewable energy. Campers build robots

curricula. Delaware Tech has played an

effort that involved the federal government,

The primary goal of the SEET Technology

and use them to transform a miniature town

important role in this project and now serves

Sussex County, and business partners, he

Workshop project is to build the capacity

into a “green city.” Sharma trained instructors

as a model for other schools. The project is

accomplished in 18 months what usually

of energy technicians to meet the

at all of the College’s campuses for the

funded by a $3.35 million National Science

takes other colleges three to five years.

challenges of sustainable energy

popular camp, which admits young students

in the 21st century workplace.

following a competitive essay process.

Foundation Phase III Grant for Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science — the only one awarded in 2011.

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45 Years of

Valuing Your Investment DELAWARE TECH IS GENEROUSLY SUPPORTED EACH YEAR BY DONORS WHO CONTRIBUTE TO HELP OUR STUDENTS SUCCEED. DONATIONS ARE USED TO FUND SCHOLARSHIPS, TEXTBOOKS, AND BUILDING IMPROVEMENTS THAT MAKE IT POSSIBLE FOR STUDENTS TO ACHIEVE THEIR ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL GOALS.

Galas Each campus of Delaware Tech hosts galas annually to raise funds for student scholarships or academic support services at the College. In 2011, as a result of generous contributions and sponsorships from individuals and business, the three events netted a total of $405,300 to fund scholarships, textbooks, classroom learning tools, and building expansion.

The dedication of Delaware Tech’s Stanton and Wilmington

Starry Starry Night, the annual black-tie optional gala for

The annual Gourmet Gala held at the College’s

Campuses’ employees, students, and community members

the Owens Campus in Georgetown, has been “the place to

Terry Campus in Dover is an elegant, black-tie-optional

transform the Wilmington Campus each year into an

be” in Sussex County on the last Saturday in April for the

affair where gala attendees are transported to new

Evening of Mardi Gras.

past 13 years.

and exciting places far away from home.

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45 Years of

Major Scholarship Donors

Valuing Your Investment

Joshua M. Freeman

George and Marilyn Chabbott

Helen Connon

As president and chief executive officer of Carl M. Freeman

George and Marilyn Chabbott have been constant

Dr. Helen A. Connon sincerely believes in the old adage “Give

Associates, Joshua Freeman was committed to the firm’s

champions of education, supporting Delaware Tech’s Terry

a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; Teach a man to fish,

mission — helping people live better. Well known as a

Campus at every turn. As Gourmet Gala sponsors, they have

and you feed him for a lifetime.” A graduate of the University

husband, father, community and business leader, and a

helped raise thousands of dollars for student scholarships.

of California, Berkley, and then Yale University with a Ph.D. in

gentleman whose life was based on core values and

They have consistently dedicated time, resources, and

Chemistry, Dr. Connon wanted to help others achieve their

personal responsibility, Josh Freeman led by example.

financial support to Delaware Tech.

academic goals, so she set up a scholarship fund to provide tuition, fees, and books for students at Delaware Tech. She

Mr. Freeman believed as Winston Churchill did that “To whom

In recognition of their unwavering support, the George

appreciates the fact that the College’s low tuition rates allow

much is given, much is required.” Thus, until his untimely

and Marilyn Chabbott Center for Entrepreneurship and

her endowment to benefit many students.

death in December 2006, he continued to increase his capacity

Small Business Innovation and Advancement was dedicated

to help people and our communities. It was his wish to leave

in their honor. Mr. Chabbott volunteers countless hours at the

Impressed by an in-depth tour of the Nursing Department,

a legacy of customer service, philanthropy, and value-based

Center, helping aspiring entrepreneurs realize their dreams.

she decided to target her endowed scholarship for nursing

actions that inspire others. The Joshua M. Freeman Scholarship

The couple has owned and operated their own successful

students. Dr. Connon has spent her career contributing her

is one way his legacy will endure with Delaware Tech students

commercial real estate business, so they understand the

knowledge and talents at the DuPont Company in Wilmington,

for many years to come.

value of hard work and vision, making them the perfect

where she has worked in both chemistry and biotechnology.

choice for this distinction.

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Valuing Your Investment

Employee Giving

Ways to Give

Delaware Tech employees give generously

Delaware Technical Community College is supported by a generous

to the College’s Educational Foundation

group of donors who contribute in a variety of ways. Gifts to our

scholarship funds, which enable students to

Delaware Tech Educational Foundation support scholarships for our

reach their educational goals. Their support

students and help us meet their needs. The College’s website allows

also contributes to important college

donors to make contributions quickly and easily.

initiatives such as technology enhancements, instructional equipment, and endowment

PROPERTY

funds for the future support of instruction and student services.

Gifts of property also benefit our students by providing them

45 Years of

with resources needed by our faculty and students. They

As a result of the extraordinary generosity of our Delaware Tech family, the most recent campaign raised $92,019 with 94% participation collegewide – even in the midst of a difficult economy.

include instructional technology tools such as computers, monitors, cameras, laboratory and clinical equipment, medical instrumentation, and more.

STOCKS/BONDS Appreciated assets are another way to give to Delaware Tech. Some donors receive significant tax advantages by transferring appreciated stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and real estate to the College. We also receive contributions through the Employee

Legacy Society

Matching Gift Programs of many employers.

GIFT PLANNING

The Delaware Technical Community College Legacy Society is a special group

Finally, donors can receive significant tax benefits by partnering

of individuals who contribute cumulative

with Delaware Tech as a beneficiary of various estate planning

lifetime gifts of at least $50,000 and/or

vehicles. Bequests, trusts, annuities, land donations, and life

have announced their intention to leave a

insurance gifts are just a few of the ways that individuals have

gift to the College through various estate

supported the College while receiving favorable tax situations.

planning vehicles. Legacy Society members receive unique benefits to recognize

By providing an opportunity for students to obtain an education

their partnership and commitment

at Delaware Tech, you are contributing to a brighter future for

to Delaware Tech.

students, their families, our communities, and our state. For more information visit www.dtcc.edu/giving

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45 Years of

Appreciating Your Support of our Students AT DELAWARE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE, WE SINCERELY APPRECIATE THE FINANCIAL SUPPORT WE RECEIVE EACH YEAR THAT GREATLY BENEFITS OUR CURRENT AND FUTURE STUDENTS. THE GENEROSITY OF OUR DONORS ALLOWS US TO ACHIEVE THE EXCELLENCE THAT WE STRIVE FOR EACH AND EVERY DAY.

Educational Foundation The total assets of the Delaware Technical Community College

Statement of Financial Position (AUDITED)

(AUDITED)

(UNAUDITED)

Educational Foundation increased 3.4% to over $19.8 million

ASSETS

12/31/2009

12/31/2010

12/31/2011

during 2011. These assets are comprised of fixed assets and

Cash, Investments & A/R

$10,481,550

$11,749,283

$12,407,507

$870,000

$870,000

$870,000

$5,215,000

$5,215,000

$5,215,000

$385,000

$332,000

$332,000

$1,011,282

$1,011,282

$1,011,282

$17,962,832

$19,177,565

$19,835,789

Accounts Payable

$28,933

$35,850

$49,506

Charitable Gift Annuity

$67,778

$63,884

$84,618

Total Liabilities

$96,711

$99,734

$134,124

NET ASSETS

$17,866,121

$19,077,831

$19,701,665

TOTAL LIABILITIES AND NET ASSETS

$17,962,832

$19,177,565

$19,835,789

an investment portfolio of approximately $12 million at the end of 2011. The investments are managed by a team of three investment firms and overseen by the Foundation’s Investment Committee appointed by the Board of Trustees. Investment performance during 2011 was a negative 1.68%, which compared favorably with institutions of a similar size. The committee meets throughout the year, reviewing both investment performance and asset allocations.

Property – Williams House Property – Baker Farm Property – Tunnell House Treasures of the Sea Artifacts TOTAL ASSETS LIABILITIES AND NET ASSETS LIABILITIES

The median salary for 2011 associate degree graduates employed full-time in the field of study was $40,089. Graduates in Nursing, Allied Health, Industrial Technologies and Computer Technologies reported the highest average salaries.

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Appreciating Your Support of our Students 45 Years of

Thank You! DIAMOND - ($1,000,000 + )

LEGACY SOCIETY MEMBERS A special group of individuals who contribute cumulative lifetime gifts of at least $50,000 and/or have announced their intention to leave a gift to the College through various estate planning vehicles.

Halina and Carl John Abramowicz, M.D. Charles C. Allen, Jr. John R. Allen, Sr. Paula and Warren L. Allen, Sr. Blanche W. and J. Raymond Baker Barbara and Phillip H. Banks Philip Bills Norman H. Boyer, M.D. Marilyn and George Chabbott Joyce Stout Cosgrove, M.D. and Martin Cosgrove, M.D. Edwin Davis, Jr. Mirja De Ronde Estate Santos F. Delgado, M.D.

Norma Lee and Richard Derrickson Ida Mae Ellis Alice Etherington Estate Ida C. Faucett and Family Michelle and Joshua Freeman Marjorie Gail Garbutt Dr. Orlando J. George, Jr. and Mrs. Linda K. George Jay W. Glasmann (Glasmann Foundation) Ellen and Joseph Goldstein James L. Penn Guenveur and Lucy Guenveur Marcia and Lawrence Jilk, Jr.

Melvin L. Joseph, Sr. Kisan Karapurkar, M.D. Howard R. Layton, CPA, CSEP James Lockard, M.D. Jeanette R. McDonnal Dorothea McLane Estate Pamela and James W. Miller, M.D. Andrea and Robert Minutoli Charles F. Moore, D.D.S Austin F. Okie (Isabel Okie Trust) Carol Owens, M.D. and Louis Owens, M.D. Jim Perdue (Arthur W. Perdue Foundation)

Mitzi and Franklin P. Perdue Henry W. Peters Dr. Anis Saliba and Mrs. Selham Sue Saliba William W. Spruance Ed and Marjorie Steiner Lois Sullivan Estate Elizabeth Taylor Estate Raymond G. Tronzo, M.D. Mary Truitt Estate Eolyne and Robert W. Tunnell, Sr. William Ulmer, Jr. Estate Ruby R. Vale (Foundation) Margo and Howell Wallace Elsie and John Williams

Margareta Groetsema Ruthi Adams Joseph Kathy Krajewski Dr. Marcia Moore Carl Peters Sherry and Hans Peters Nancy Porter Peters

Marie Rust Charlotte and Jim Samans Jill and Stan Taylor Paulyne Tunnell Robert W. Tunnell, Jr. Mindi and Robert W. Tunnell III

LEGACY SOCIETY HONORARY MEMBERS Joe Ann Adams Kelly and Landy Adams Thurman Adams Tracy and Ken Adams Barbara and Chick Allen Bill Allen Ren Allen Susie Allen

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Bonnie Atkins Bonnie and Charles Eggleston Ben Faucett Carol Faucett Connie Faucett Swift Linford P. Faucett III Robert Faucett

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Blanche W. and J. Raymond Baker Christiana Care Health System Longwood Foundation, Inc. Eolyne and Robert W. Tunnell, Sr.

PLATINUM - ($500,000 + ) Bayhealth Medical Center Discover Bank

GOLD - ($100,000 + ) AHRI Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute Anonymous AstraZeneca Atlantic Theaters Movies at Midway Bank of America Charitable Foundation Beebe Medical Center Carl M. Freeman Companies Crystal Trust Mirja De Ronde Estate DuPont Company Edgegroup Inc. Good Samaritan, Inc. Marcia and Lawrence Jilk, Jr. Nanticoke Health Services Peninsula Regional Medical Center Pepsi Cola Bottling Ventures of Salisbury

Sanofi-Aventis William Ulmer, Jr. Estate Welfare Foundation, Inc.

SILVER - ($50,000 + ) Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, Inc. Philip Bills Beckman Coulter Carl M. Freeman Foundation, Inc. Marilyn and George Chabbott Chichester duPont Foundation Comcast Delaware Manufacturing Extension Partnership (DEMEP) Delaware River & Bay Authority Delmarva Power, A PHI Company Ida Mae Ellis Dr. Orlando J. George, Jr. and Mrs. Linda K. George Ellen and Joseph Goldstein James L. Penn Guenveur and Lucy Guenveur Howard R. Layton, CPA, CSEP Marmot Foundation Andrea and Robert Minutoli Nemours Health and Prevention Services Austin F. Okie Carol Owens, M.D. and Louis Owens, M.D. Pearson Education PepsiCo


Dr. Anis Saliba and Mrs. Selham Sue Saliba Siemens Building Technologies, Inc. Elizabeth Taylor Estate Margo and Howell Wallace

BRONZE - ($10,000 + ) Ruthi Adams Joseph Advantech, Inc. Albero, Kupferman & Associates, LLC American Honda Bonnie L. and Raymond Atkins Helen, Elizabeth, and Lawrence Bivens, Sr. BlueCross BlueShield of Delaware Branch Banking and Trust Patricia Campbell-White and Don White Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Christiana Care Health System Citizens Bank Helen A. Connon Crestlea Foundation, Inc. Daimler Chrysler Daniels Vending LLC Dassault Falcon Delaware City Refinery Delaware Coastal Anesthesia

Delaware Commission on Italian Heritage and Culture Delaware Electric Cooperative, Inc. Delaware National Bank Georgetown Branch Delaware Park Delmarva Printing Design Collective, Inc. Dewey Beach Lions Club Dollar General Literacy Foundation Dover Post (Gatehouse Media, Inc.) East Coast Property Management EDiS Company El Centro Cultural, Inc. Alice Etherington Trust Falk Control Systems Tina Fallon Ida C. Faucett and Family Ford Motor Company GM Service Operations George & Lynch Inc. Georgetown Properties, Inc. GoodSearch Greenwood Trust Co. Hertrich Family of Automotive Dealerships, Inc. Highway One Limited Partnership

Hill-Rom Respiratory Care Homes for Life Foundation Chris and Joseph Hudson i g Burton Intervet Schering-Plough Janvier Jewelers Walton A. and Janet C. Johnson, Jr. Kraft Foods Global Inc. Fred L. Lane M&T Charitable Foundation MSX Massey’s Landing Park, Inc. Dorothea McLane Estate Terry and Vanessa Megee Melvin Joseph Construction Company Meoli Family, McDonald’s Restaurants Lawrence H. and Florence Miller Milton and Hattie Kutz Foundation Hope W. Murray Nage Restaurant NASA Delaware Space Grant Program Nat. C.A.P., Headquarters Nemours PATS Aircraft Completions Perdue Farms, Inc. Philadelphia Eagles PPG Industries Price Honda

Margaret Rafal Barbara S. and Henry Ridgely Roy Klein Education Foundation Santora CPA Group Shore Memorial Hospital Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Daniel L. and Eileen Simpson Bill and Ileana Smith George B. and Cathryn Smith Jo Ann Staples Edward and Marjorie Steiner Sussex County Council The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company THG Transport Tidewater Utilities Tunnell & Raysor, P.A. Verizon Wireless Mildred Vinyard W. W. Grainger, Inc. Watermark Prod. LLC Barbara M. Weatherly Jane P. Wilkie Wilmington University

SPONSORS - ($1,000 + ) A.I. duPont Hospital for Children Myrna M. and Tim Abbott Halina and Carl John Abramowicz, M.D.

Absolute Climate Control, Inc. ACEC of DE Joe Ann Adams Thurman Adams Jerry Adkins / Adkins Realty Affordable Septic Solutions Agilent Technologies, Inc. Jennifer and Raymond Akey Aladdin Food Mgmt. ALICO Allen’s Family Foods Allentown Caging Equip. Co. American Council of Engineering Companies - Delaware David C. Anderson Tina M. Anderson Annabella’s Morris Antonelli Christopher G. and Carol Antonik AWB Engineers BAI, Inc. Pamela B. Bailey and Jerome Downie Jo Ann M. Baker Baltimore Trust Joan I. Barber Bobbi J. Barends Joshua L. Barnes Robert S. Bates Grace Ruth Batten

Baywood Greens William R. Beauchamp Stephanie Beaudet Brian K. Belcher Bennie Smith Funeral & Limousine Service Valerie J. Bergeron William Bernard Christina M. Bernat Daryl L. and Mark Berryman Peggy H. Betch BHA Foundation Fund Maurizio Bianchi Big Fish Grill Restaurant Group David M. Bloodsworth Bluewater Wind Delaware LLC George E. Booth Norman H. Boyer, M.D. Robert J. Bradley Thomas A. Bradshaw Julie E. Brady Charlotte and Mark T. Brainard, J.D. Sue and George Bramhall John L. Briggs Ruth Briggs King Harriet A. Brown Henry I. Brown Buck Simpers Architect + Associates, Inc. John M. Buckley Buckley’s Auto Care Kevin E. and Nancy Burdette

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Appreciating Your Support of our Students

SILVER - ($50,000 + ) Cont.

45 Years of

Thank You!


Appreciating Your Support of our Students 45 Years of

Thank You! SPONSORS - ($1,000 + ) Cont. Burris Logistics Karen P. Burroughs Donna L. Burtelle William G. Bush IV, Esq. Cafe Zeus Nicholas S. and Joan Caggiano John and Judith Caldwell Camp Rehoboth Nancy S. Campbell Kathleen E. Canalichio Cape Gazette Cardio-Kinetics, Inc. William A. and Ann Carter Allison B. Castellanos Century 21 Mann & Sons, Inc. Century Tax & Financial Services Gayle and William Chandler, Jr. Mary M. Chen Chesapeake Mechanical Contractors Association Karene C. Chester Janet M. Chin Ciao Bella Ciba Specialty Chemicals Cirelli’s City Country Interiors City of Wilmington Ruth Anne Clarke Class of 2007

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George Coates Coffee Mill Kristine A. Collins Joseph and Joanne Conaway Mary S. Conaway Lauretta A. Cooper Robert J. and Teri Cordrey Joyce Stout Cosgrove, M.D. and Martin Cosgrove, M.D. Rebecca W. Craft Craig Technologies Clifford D. Cubbage Dave Culp Cindy L. Cunningham Robert Danzi Deborah Y. Davis Patrick M. DeBoda Ann L. and Jim Del Negro Delaware Association of Realtors Delaware Bone & Joint Specialists, LLC Delaware College & Personnel Association Delaware Crime Stoppers, Inc. Delaware Federal Credit Union - Del-One Delaware Motor Transportation Association, Inc. Students Delaware National Bank Seaford Branch Delaware Police Chiefs Council

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Delaware State News - Independent Newsmedia, Inc., USA Delaware Surgery Center Santos F. Delgado, M.D. DelMarVa Human Resources Delmarva Water and Sewer Anthony and Janet DeLuca Drake and Debra Dennis Milton L. and Teresa Derrickson Design Consultants Group LLC DiCarlo Precision Instruments, Inc. Anthony S. Digenakis Maribeth B. and Grant Dockety Lois W. and Bruce Dolby Darcy C. Donahue Mary M. Doody Dover Consulting Services, Inc. Dover Federal Credit Union Dover Rent-All Dover Rotary Club Dover Surgical Associates Dover Volkwagen, Inc. Dow Reichold Specialty Latex, LLC DOWRA Drew C. Hurst & Associates, Inc. Mary S. Drugash DTCC Alumni Edward J. Duffy Jeanne DuNord DuPont Legal Department

Mary S. Dupont EcoPure Edible Art Foods Catering Edward J. Kaye Construction, Inc. Edward Jones Investments Maurice K. Egnor Susan Ehli Daniel R. Ehmann Marlene B. Elliott Brown Elliott Greenleaf Ellis & Szabo LLP Emory Hill Real Estate Services Diana R. and Dana Erney Aleta L. Esham Robin Fantl Linford P. Faucett III Faw, Casson & Co., LLP Nancy C. and Joe Feichtl John S. Ferguson Firebirds Wood Fired Grill First State Orthopaedics First State Towing & Recovery LLC Fischer & Hutchinson Wealth Advisors, LLC George W. Fisher Ralph P. Flegal Ann M. and James A. Flood, Jr. Mary C. and James A. Flood, Sr. John A. Fogelgren FOP Delaware State Lodge FOP New Castle County Lodge #5 FOP Wilmington Police Lodge No. 1 Robert T. Foraker

Linda Forte Daniel J. Freeman French & Ryan Architects Stephen French Kathern R. Friel FuturTech Consulting G. Payne Construction, Inc. G.A. Blanco & Sons Norma Gaines-Hanks Gannett Foundation Garbutt Family Charitable Trust Michelle Garey George, Miles, & Buhr, LLC Gettier Security Gilpin Mortgage Company Dann J. Gladnick Glasmann Foundation Go-Care at Abby Medical Golden Odyssey Gov. Affairs & Public Policy Group Shelley P. Grabel Great South Beach Lawrence D. Green Lee Ann W. Green Andrew J. Greenshields Kimberly A. Gregor Michelle and Norman D. Griffiths, Esq. Grotto Pizza Jennifer J. Grunden Helen Hales Bonnie G. Hall Daniel H. and Sonya Hall

Janet M. Harmon Harrington Raceway, Inc. Charles M. Harris Haseen A. Haseen Robert R. and Sally Hastings Sara K. Hastings Holly E. Hawkins Collette M. Hayes Robert W. and Mary Ellen Hearn Kristie Hellens Margaret R. Henry Nancy B. Henry Heritage of Dover Peggy S. Hertrich David Hess Douglas C. Hicks Regan Hicks-Goldstein Laura and Roland Hill Martha Hofstetter Holly Tree Homes, LLC Hopkins Construction Horizon Philanthropic Services, Inc. Daniel A. and Mary Lynn Houghtaling Patricia W. Howard Howard R. Young Correctional Institution Joanne M. Howell Hoy en Delaware Christina J. Hudson Margaret Hurley Hyatt Regency Philadelphia Impress


Indulgence Jewelers Infiltrator Systems Info Solutions LLC ING Direct Kathy A. Janvier Jacqueline D. Jenkins Cornelia Johnson Lois G. Johnson Lora and Tim Johnson Robert T. Johnson Terry and Becky Johnson Sallie and Marshall Jones Kisan Karapurkar, M.D. G. Timothy and Deanna Kavel Barry S. Kayne Henry Keith Bob Kelly James T. King Halsey and Joan Knapp Jane Knaus Amy B. Knight Michael L. Knight La Rosa Negra Lab Products, Inc. Lamp Post Restaurant Michelle M. and Louis Lampkin Jonathan S. Landis LandmarkJCM Hiram N. Lasher Frances H. Leach Anna Legates-Beste

Harry Lehman Alan B. Levin Mark Levin Meg A. Lewis Lighthouse Construction, Inc. Lighthouse Restaurant Group Liquid Assets Charlotte T. Lister James Lockard, M.D. Pete Loewenstein Susan D. Looney Faith P. Lowe Hseuh M. Lu David Ludema Carol K. and Jack Lynch Susan Lynch M&T Bank Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company Clare A. MacDonald Pamela A. MacPherson Mainline Management and Capital Advisors, LLC Louis P. Massanova Matthews Concrete Roberta W. Mayfield McCool & McCool Architect/Design Stephanie G. and Donald McDonough Charles H. McElroy James S. McKelvey Susan C. McLaughlin Gerard M. and Deborah McNesby Jacqueline L. and Martin McQuaide

Medical Society of Delaware Megee Plumbing & Heating Co. Inc. Mercantile Bankshares Corp Merrill Lynch Glen E. Merritt Midway Ventures, LLC Byroune T. Miles Tracy A. Miles Milford Rotary Club Cheryl M. Miller Mary Ellen Miller Wilma Mishoe Misty Dawn Photography Cynthia M. Mitchell John L. Mitchell Modell’s Sporting Goods Nancy P. Monroe W. Keith Monroe Moonlight Architecture, Inc. Charles F. Moore, D.D.S. Merrill C. Moore Ronald W. Moore Morgan Stanley / Smith Barney Christy A. Moriarty Carol B. Morley Jennifer J. Morley Alfred P. Morris Morris James LLP Paul T. Morris Bill J. Morrow Jennifer P. Mosley Sharon L. Mossman Helen Moynihan

Daniel M. Mullaney Francis T. Mulrooney Susan P. Mumford Thomas J. Mumford Charles L. Mundell Paula K. Mundell Millard F. Murray Randy Murray Shirley A. Murray Murray Sod Farm NanoDrop Technologies, Inc. Robert C. Needs New Castle County, Delaware Mark and Mary Newcott Nickle Electrical Companies Nicola Pizza Inc. Noramco Northwestern Mutual NRG Energy O. A. Newton & Son Company Oddi Atlantic Printer Deborah and Charles O’Donnell Veronica E. Oney Jamey J. O’Shea Donna L. Owens Owens Campus Alpha Beta Gamma Owens Campus Office Administration Students Terri L. Palmer Papen Farms Esthelda R. Parker Selby Parkway Gravel, Inc. Parrish Money Management

Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate Paul Schwab Nursing Labs Tamala D. Paxton Patricia W. Payne Jeffery S. Peck David A. Pedersen Pepco Energy Services, Inc. Katherine F. Perdue William Pfaff Philadelphia Phillies Edward H. Phillips Leanne E. Phillips-Lowe Elliott Pinckney Ronald J. Pleasanton PNC Bank Vincent J. Poppiti Erika L. Porter James B. Porter Kimberley S. Pridemore Prudential Gallo Realtors QPS, LLC Galen S. Queen James E. Quirk Quota International of Wilmington, Delaware R & R Commercial Realty R. E. Michel Company Inc. Alan Rachko Elizabeth Rains Melissa L. Rakes Raymond F. Book & Associates Mark S. Reeve Philip Rekitzke

ResTech Solutions, LLC Carol C. Rhodes Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A. Ristorante Zebra John B. Roach Robert Thomas Salon Robert W. Webster Family Dentistry, PA Debra D. Roberts Charles W. Robertson Robertson Technology, Inc. Robin Foundation Teresa L. Rock Elizabeth A. and Edward A. Rodier Nicholas H. and Patricia Rodriguez Rohm & Haas Electronic Materials Karen L. Rollo Peter Ross Roger Roy S.C. Women’s Demo Club Salisbury University Saul Ewing, LLP Morton and Judith Schomer Susan R. Schranck Judith A. Sciple Pam Scott Sedona Restaurant Paul M. N. Selby Kyle L. Serman Barbara L. Sheppard Lisa C. and David K. Sheppard Brian D. Shirey, Esq.

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Thank You!


Appreciating Your Support of our Students 45 Years of

Thank You! SPONSORS - ($1,000 + ) Cont. Shore Distributors Sheridan A. Shupe Silk and Sands Florist Patricia S. Slaughter Smith & Company Helen Ann Smith Rosamae I. Smith Stephanie S. and Robert Smith Donna L. Smith-Moore Societa da Vinci James R. Soles Jacqueline M. Sopa Mary L. Sortino Southern Delaware Street Rod Association James and Faye Spartz Speakman Company SPI Pharma (Barcroft) Margaret A. Stafford Starbucks of Rehoboth Beach State Farm Insurance State Farm Insurance Companies Heather M. Statler Jane L. Stayton Mark S. Stellini Steve Theis Photography Richard N. Stevens Dean S. Stewart Richard F. and Sally Stokes John B. Storm

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Patricia A. Strocko Lois and Walter H. Studte Sussex County Democratic Club Carolyn and David Swayze Sweet’Art Michael K. Sykes Cindy L. Szabo Tavern on the Circle TD Bank, N.A. Anne R. Teel Teller Wines, Beers & Spirits Terry Campus Culinary Arts The Brick Hotel on the Circle The Buccini/Pollin Group The Wilmington City Council Steve Theis Amy S. Thomas Etheline O. Thomas Joan M. Thompson Russell J. Tibbetts, D.D.S. Daniel D. Tidwell David D. Tidwell Harry L. Tilley Clarence Tingle Diane Tingle Torbert Funeral Chapels, Inc. Town of Georgetown Michael A. and Alyson Triglia Trinity Transport Mary Truitt Estate Rhonda H. Tuman June S. and John Turansky Joan M. Tynan

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UNICO Rehoboth Area Chapter University of Delaware B. Elizabeth Vahey Audrey C. Van Luven Louis C. Vangieri Frances VanKleeck Virginia and Melvin J. Verosko George & Jeane Vest Monica S. and Americo Viana Virgil P. Ellwanger Insurance VLY Enterprises, LLC Albert K. Vopalecky WSFS Carol L. Wajda John Waldridge Walgreens Walmart Supercenter George Walter Lisa A. Watkins Tammy K. Watkins Kenneth J. Weaverling Mary Lou Webb Robert S. Weis Regina A. Wells Conny and Richard Wertz West Side Auto Parts Westminster Presbyterian Church Charles Whealton Phillips H. Wheatley White Realty Associates Barbara H. and Donald Wiggins Carter Wilkie

Chandler William Allen J. and Stephanie Williams Wilmington Police Department Wilmington Trust Wilson, Halbrook and Bayard, PA Georgeanna L. Windley Nicole M. Windsor Cornelia N. Winner Stephanie Wolf Christine G. Wolfe Lucienne V. Wolfe Woodleytown Crossing L.P. Workman’s, Inc. Jacquita L. Wright-Henderson Bridgette M. Wroten YMCA, Western Family Diana L. Young Youth In Sports Susan E. Zawislak Efithia I. Zerefos Zimmal Properties, LLC Andrew D. Zimmerman Donor listings reflect cumulative gifts from 2007 through 2011.

DELAWARE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES Mark S. Stellini, Chairman John M. Maiorano, Vice Chairman William G. Bush IV, Esq. The Honorable Norman D. Griffiths, Esq. Louis F. Owens, Jr., M.D. Selham Sue Saliba Audrey Van Luven


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