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...

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...

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....

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,...

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...

DCCC finds virtual way to honor soldiers, vets, during COVID-19 pandemic

At the Veterans Center are from left: U.S. Army veteran Darren Lipscomb, Director of Outreach, Recruitment and Enrollment Services; students Petula Darnley and Alexander Eatman; U.S. Military student veterans Nicholas Stanicia and Robert Saugling; and Mitchell Murtha, Vice President, Recruitment and Enrollment Management. Delaware County Community College is committed to helping active duty soldiers,...

DCCC to host virtual spoken word performance: Beacon of Hope

Delaware County Community College will host a virtual spoken word performance, followed by a question-and-answer session, by Joseph Green , an award-winning poet, motivational speaker, workshop facilitator, professional storyteller and person in long-term recovery. “Beacon of Hope” is the title of Green’s spoken word virtual performance, which is open to the public and will be held at 4:30...

DCCC to move to mostly online/remote classes for fall semester

This fall, Delaware County Community College has a multi-faceted plan to keep the education and training goals of our students on track, and to ensure safety during the coronavirus pandemic. The plan includes stringent safety protocols for wearing masks, social distancing and sanitizing; a tuition freeze for the 2020-2021 academic year to help keep college affordable and in reach of students and...

DCCC offering accelerated, online courses this winter

Want to get ahead on your education this winter? You can earn credits between semesters through Delaware County Community College’s accelerated Winter Online session. The session is from Monday, December 9 through Thursday, January 9. Registration is open until December 6. New, visiting and returning students are invited to apply.