DCCC, Susquehanna U. sign deal for student transfers

Delaware County Community College and Susquehanna University have signed a transfer agreement whereby qualified students at the College can earn a bachelor’s degree at substantial tuition savings by transferring after earning their associate degree into the four-year University. Through this partnership, qualified students also can receive merit-based scholarships of up to $32,000 a year, with an...

Chesco Sheriff joins cadet for final run at academy

Municipal Police Academy (MPA) Director Bill Davis, Chester County Sheriff Fredda L. Maddox, MPA cadet/Act 120 scholar Brian Woodard, and Delaware County Community College President Dr. L. Joy Gates Black. MPA cadet/Act 120 scholar Bakari Green Jr. is not shown. All photos by Jim McWilliams Photography. Delaware County Community College President Dr. L. Joy Gates Black and Chester County Sheriff Fredda...

DCCC registration open for new students

Registration for spring classes at Delaware County Community College begins today, November 1 for current students and the following Monday, November 8 for new students. Spring classes will be offered in person and online. Several online learning formats are available in addition to the College’s many traditional classroom options. For new students, Registration Rush (Monday, November 8 through Saturday,...

DIAS alumni gather to honor school’s history

Alumni from the Downingtown Industrial and Agricultural School (DIAS) stand near a bronze plaque unveiled September 30 to memorialize DIAS, which educated hundreds of African Americans from 1904 to 1993. Many graduates of the former Downingtown Industrial and Agricultural School (DIAS), now home of Delaware County Community College’s Downingtown Campus, 100 Bond Drive, returned to the site of their...

DCCC to require vaccines in Jan. 22

Citing the increase in COVID-19 Delta variant cases in Delaware and Chester Counties, Delaware County Community College President Dr. L. Joy Gates Black announced today that the College will require proof of vaccination of all students, faculty and staff beginning next year.  During a virtual meeting this morning, Dr. Gates Black urged the College family to get the vaccine because it is “our best...

DCCC moves to wipe out past-due tuition bills for students

To remove financial barriers that may hinder students from completing their education or training, Delaware County Community College is using U.S. pandemic relief funds to eliminate the outstanding balances of current students with past-due tuition bills. The College devoted $1.2 million it received in U.S. Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF) to pay off the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 debt...

DCCC staff joins police cadets on final run

College staff members Darren Lipscomb (in suit & tie) Director of Outreach, Recruitment and Enrollment Services; Sara Steinman (far left in gray t-shirt), Director of Wellness, Athletics and Recreation; Mitch Murtha, Vice President, Recruitment and Enrollment Management (right in blue t-shirt behind instructors in yellow t-shirts); and Simuelle Myers, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer (right,...

DCCC announces January virtual registration dates for Spring sessions

With the spring 15-week and 7-week sessions beginning on Thursday, January 21, Delaware County Community College has announced the January Virtual Registration dates to assist students in registering for classes. Virtual registration opportunities will be held on: Wednesday, January 6, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, January 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Thursday, January 11-14, from 9 a.m. to 7...

DCCC opens registration for spring classes

Registration is now open for spring 15-week and 7-week classes, and Delaware County Community College is ready to assist students in registering, either virtually or in-person. Because of COVID-19 safety precautions, the College will offer most of its spring classes via synchronous, asynchronous or hybrid methods, with a limited number of in-person classes for specific majors, such as nursing, to meet...

DCCC president receives ATHENA Award from Delco Chamber

Dr. L. Joy Gates Black Delaware County Community College President Dr. L. Joy Gates Black received the ATHENA Leadership Award® today for her professional excellence, community service and for helping residents, especially women, in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills. The award was bestowed upon Dr. Gates Black by the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce during a virtual...