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Newark in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mentors' Circle

 
 
Mentors' Circle Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, March 1, 2019
1. Mentors' Circle Marker
Inscription.  
The University of Delaware has a proud legacy of being a teaching University and accordingly, acknowledges faculty who are distinguished by their contributions of teaching excellence and mentorship of students. The first member of the University's faculty, the Rev. Dr. Francis Alison, was describing in 1743 as "the greatest classical scholar in America."

Recipients of campus awards for distinguished teaching and advising are nominated by their students and affirmed by their peers. The names of faculty honorees appear on the walkway of Mentors' Circle.
 
Erected by University of Delaware.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraEducation. In addition, it is included in the University of Delaware series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1743.
 
Location. 39° 40.741′ N, 75° 45.201′ W. Marker is in Newark, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is at the intersection of South College Avenue and Kent Way, on the right when traveling north on South
Mentors' Circle Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, March 1, 2019
2. Mentors' Circle Marker
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College Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4 Kent Way, Newark DE 19716, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founder (here, next to this marker); Wings of Thought (a few steps from this marker); The Visitors Center (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Walter J. Hullihen (1875-1944) (about 400 feet away); Memorial Hall (about 400 feet away); In Memoriam (about 400 feet away); Hugh Martin Morris (1878-1966) (about 400 feet away); Samuel Chiles Mitchell (1864-1948) (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
 
Mentors' Circle Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Carl Gordon Moore Jr., August 10, 2020
3. Mentors' Circle Marker
Caption, in the circle center:

Mentors' Circle
University of Delaware
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on August 3, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on August 10, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland.

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May. 24, 2022