Classroom to Community
Agriculture and Related Sciences educates future scientists while helping the community.
Colleges will be formally established July 1
DSU celebrates Earth Day, Tree Campus USA designation.
DSU Research Day held April 20
Kenyan delegation visits DSU
Learn the do’s and dont’s of chainsaw operations. This workshop will cover safety tips and general chainsaw maintenance techniques. Sam Topper, senior forester, DE Forest Service, will lead the class.
Visit Delaware State University for a walk and talk about some of the native and non- native tree species located on the grounds
of Delaware’s Tree Campus USA (Arbor Day Foundation designation). Dr. Cynthia Hong-Wa, DSU Claude E. Phillips Herbarium curator, will lead the tour.
Do you know which trees to harvest and which to let grow? This workshop will offer techniques for harvesting and selecting firewood for sale. A Delaware Forest Service representative will lead the class.
Learn the importance of proper tree trimming. The first half of class will focus on how to make a proper cut; the second half will be an outdoor demonstration. Mr. Richard Pratt, ISA certified arborist, will lead the class.
For four years and counting, the Department of Agriculture and Related Sciences has sponsored a trip to Ghana. The inspiration of the experience has expanded beyond our department.
DSU Small Farms
The Small Farms Program aims to provide small and limited resource farmers in the community with new opportunities. One of our projects includes a study on the benefits of drying and storing pole lima beans for the upcoming season.
A DSU Legacy
Dr. Ulysses S. Washington, Jr. began his tenure at Delaware State College in 1949 and his legacy continues to influence future scientists and extend research-based knowledge to Delawareans.
Departments & Majors
The College of Agriculture and Related Sciences (CARS) provides students with hands-on education through the integration of teaching, research and outreach.
Research & Capabilities
The scope of faculty research ranges from molecular investigations in genomics to organismal research in plant and animal sciences; from ecosystem microcosm studies of pond water to food and nutrition sciences to fashion merchandising; and from habitat restoration to population biology and the tracking of songbirds, bats, marine and freshwater fish and shellfish.
Learn more about plant and soil research conducted on our 13-acre Aquaculture Research and Demonstration Facility. The facility also supports research in aquaculture, fisheries and outreach.
Natural Resources Research
Learn more about our fisheries, environmental and wildlife research.
- Environmental Cooperative Science Center
- Living Marine Resource Cooperative Science Center
Food, Nutrition and Dietetic Research
Learn more about how food and nutrition play a large role in your life.
- The Value and Conservation of Bats
- Sweet Potato as an Alternative Agricultural Enterprise in Delaware
The Cooperative Extension Program at DSU preserves the 1890 land-grant legacy of outreach education in Delaware by targeting diverse audiences, with special emphasis on those with limited resources, to help them improve their quality of life.
Student Opportunities & Scholarships
We admit many types of students into the DSU family, each with their own unique goals and aspirations. To help our students meet their needs, we have various opportunities for students to get involved with activities specific to their chosen field.
Early Childhood Laboratory School
This is an opportunity to learn from experience what is best for early childhood education, for both educators and parents/guardians.
Clubs are a great way to get involved with your college and build your resume.
There are various scholarships available for students.