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There Du Pont to Speak at New Castle County Chamber of Commerce’s 96th Annual Dinner

February 22, 2018
The NCCCC 96th Annual Dinner will be held on March 12th from 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm and will be a celebration of the critical role that Delaware businesses have played in building stronger and more vibrant communities....

Y Innovations Looks to Make Living in Wilmington More Affordable

February 22, 2018
The non-profit Y Innovations looks to build a greener, cheaper way of living for those who aren’t able to afford their own home. University of Delaware freshman Brennan Stark, CEO of Y Innovations, said he and his life-long friend came up with the idea when they were only juniors in high school....

Don’t Miss This Years Fourth Annual Delaware Pathways Conference – March 21st, 2018

February 22, 2018
The fourth annual Delaware Pathways Conference is a time to come together in reflection, recognition, and recommitment. As Delaware is increasingly recognized as a national leader in the career pathways movement, it’s time to reflect on progress and build momentum for future...

The Wilmington Fire Department Replaces its Aging Fleet

February 22, 2018
The Wilmington Fire Department wants to replace its aging fleet of firefighting vehicles, an expensive process administrators hope to begin well before the situation becomes...

Christiana Care Hospital Earns 5-Star Rating

February 22, 2018
Christiana Care is among only 337 hospitals — fewer than 11 percent of hospitals nationwide — that earned the highest-possible quality...

Delawares Students, Teachers, Share Art with Kids in Need

February 22, 2018
The Wilmington art community came together in an effort to share the healing power of art with children in need. Students, faculty, and staff at the Delaware College of Art and Design put together kits of coloring books, crayons and clay that will be sent out to kids who have experienced...

Delaware Honored for Cyber Security Innovation

February 22, 2018
In July, the State of Delaware partnered with the SANS Institute to provide Delaware high school juniors and seniors, and college students from Delaware or attending a college in Delaware, the opportunity to learn basic cybersecurity skills....

ZipCode Wilmington Proudly Boasts a 92% Placement Rate for New Grads

February 21, 2018
As of Zip Code’s April 2017 graduating class, 92% of graduates have accepted paid technical roles within 3 months of graduating. Much of that placement success results from ZipCode’s close partnerships with the businesses that hire their...

22,000 JP Morgan Chase Employees Get a Raise

January 23, 2018
JPMorgan (JPM) promised to hire 4,000 employees in the United States and to ramp up its small business lending by $4 billion. For those already working at JPMorgan, the bank plans to boost pay for tellers, customer service representatives and other mostly frontline workers to between $15 and $18 an...