Student Awards, Cheyney Agreement Highlight Delaware County Community College’s Quarterly Newsletter

Chester County Commissions Kathi Cozzone and Michele Kichline look on as The County's Cup fourth loction is opened at Delaware County Community College's Pennock Bridge campus.

Your Connection is a quarterly newsletter for alumni and friends of Delaware County Community College.

As you will read in the Summer edition below, student Colleen McCloskey won a business competition and $4,000 for her innovative idea of providing nutritional, pureed meals, such as steak, chicken and beef stew, that look and smell like the real thing, for people with swallowing difficulties, such as Alzheimer’s patients.

Delaware County Community College and Cheyney University recently signed an agreement that guarantees admission to Cheyney for qualified Delaware County Community College students who earn an Associate in Arts (A.A.), an Associate in Science (A.S.), an Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A), or an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree.

The first cohort of 10 students to take advantage of the new Delaware Valley University bachelor’s degree completion program at the Marple Campus started on January 19. The students, who have all earned associate’s degrees at Delaware County Community College, will be earning DelVal bachelor’s degrees in Counseling Psychology, and at a reduced tuition rate.

Delaware County Community College Alumni Programs Director Doug Ferguson was honored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District II as the 2016 Professional of the Year. The award recognizes the outstanding contributions of members of the district, including campus leaders, advancement professionals and volunteers.

Student Alicia Rohr of Coatesville recently earned the Girl Scouts Gold Award, the Scouts’ highest and most prestigious honor, for spearheading and overseeing a team that designed and planted a 26-foot-by-18-foot butterfly garden.

Download the Spring 2016 Your Connection edition here, or read the full publication below.

Your Connection – Summer 2016

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