Delaware State University joined Gov. John Carney and other state institutions of higher education Jan. 11 on campus to celebrate the infusion of $19.3 million in research funding for the state.

The event, held on campus in the MLK Jr. Student Center, was also attended by university President Wilma Mishoe, Provost Tony Allen and Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons.

The five-year grant is the fourth installment of funding from the National Science Foundation’s EPSCoR — Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research — which provides research dollars to Delaware State University, the University of Delaware, Delaware Technical and Community College and Wesley College. To learn more, click link here.