Del. State University names Joel Coppadge as 2020 Distinguished Alumnus

DOVER, Del. – Delaware State University has added to their long list of distinguished alumni.

On Thursday, officials with the school named Joel Coppadge as this year’s 2020 Distinguished Alumnus. Coppadge was honored during the recent abbreviated Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Basketball Tourney in Norfolk, VA.

Officials say he was a 1981 grad who has a strong love for his alma mater and served as a volunteer for an alumni mentoring program.

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