DSU receives grant to offer support for businesses impacted by COVID-19

DOVER, Del. – A new online program is coming to Delaware State University. Officials say it has the potential to provide Delaware businesses with the tools they need to find relief.

New Castle County recently recognized the DSU college of business, and provided them with a grant to create a web-based COVID Recovery Lab.
This lab will provide virtual business training courses, applied research and consulting, and a data repository.

Officials tell 47 abc, these efforts are in place to help businesses recover from the economic shock caused by the pandemic, to facilitate changes made within the economy, and to help make DSU a statewide resource for businesses in the years to come.

Carlos Holmes, Director of News Services at DSU says ,”they need a shot in the arm, they need a resource to help them bounce back, so we’re going to help them bounce back, not only bounce back but to bounce forward and that’s the goal of it.”

The COVID Recovery lab is slated to open in January of 2021 and will be available for all Delaware businesses to use.

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