DSU OFFERS VARIOUS ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF THE CLASSROOM. He is a six-time member on the NBA All-Defensive Team, including three times on the All-Defensive First Team. In 2018 he received the Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic Civic Leadership in Higher Education Award, and the following year the Delaware Barristers Association honored him with its Excellence in Education Award. He tied his season-high 18 points on April 9, which came in a loss to the New York Knicks. He also finished sixth in voting for the 2011–12 NBA Defensive Player of the Year, the highest for any guard. Previously, he led the corporate reputation group at Bank of America and was responsible for developing programming to influential external audiences at the national and local level. It converted its entire academic offering to a completely digital curriculum, putting 1,447 courses online in just five days, reduced the campus’s footprint of students and employees by 95%, maintained residential care for 200 students who had nowhere to go, developed a COVID-19 emergency relief fund in the University Foundation, and provided equipment to students so they could continue studying at home. [17] On November 1, 2017, he had a season-high 10 points in 19 minutes off the bench in a 104–98 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves. He was tied for the NBA lead with Minnesota's Ricky Rubio in steals per 48 minutes (3.3) among players with a minimum of 1,500 total minutes played. The son of a father who never completed the 11th grade and a mother who raised him as a single parent, he was the first in his family to attend college. He led Wabash Valley to a 32–6 record and a fourth-place finish at the NJCAA Championships. [1] As a college freshman in 2000–01, Allen averaged 16.5 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 2.8 steals in 32 games (31 starts) for Butler County Community College. On December 4, 2006, Allen scored a season-high of 20 points during a loss to the Chicago Bulls. Delaware State University was founded 129 years ago as a land-grant institution. In 2002 he wrote a study of gun violence in Delaware for the Urban League. The CEO Magazine is more than a business title; it’s a source of information, inspiration and motivation for the world’s most successful leaders, executives, investors and entrepreneurs. You’re on the list! [13], In May 2016, Allen was named to the NBA All-Defensive Second Team for the 2015–16 season, marking the fifth career All-Defensive selection for Allen in six seasons with the Grizzlies. TONY ALLEN is Executive Vice President and Provost at Delaware State University, one of the nation’s oldest and most diverse Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). He is a six-time member on the NBA All-Defensive Team, including three times on the All-Defensive First Team. [1], In November 2005, Allen was indicted on three counts of aggravated battery following a fight which led to a shooting in August 2005 in Chicago. [26], Allen is the son of Ella Allen. He missed 27 games due to injury, illness, or league suspension.[1]. Two games later, he posted 18 points, 7 rebounds, and 5 steals in a loss to the Suns; 6 of his 7 rebounds were offensive rebounds. Allen twice served as the Chairperson of the United Way of Delaware’s twenty million annual charitable campaign and he is Chair Emeritus of the National Urban Fellows Program for his state. Almost four weeks later, Allen tied his season high during a road victory over the Miami Heat. [7] Two weeks after signing with the Grizzlies, Allen revealed he felt 'overshadowed' in Boston by teammates Paul Pierce and Ray Allen. Tony Allen Engineering Lecturer - CADD (UHI) & PhD Researcher - Renewable Energy - Solar at GCU Braes of Enzie, Moray, United Kingdom 23 connections. Tony has a bachelor’s degree in political science, a master’s degree in public administration and a PhD in urban affairs and public policy, and has been honored with the Whitney M Young Award for Advancing Racial Equality, the Excellence in Education Award from the Delaware Barristers Association, and Lifetime Achievement Awards from Public Allies and the National Urban Fellows. kept safe during pandemic; latest enrollment figures, Del State joins TMCF in a gun violence research project, Del State Receives $1M from Bank of America for Job Initiative. In addition, Chicago will have the right to swap its 2021 second-round pick with New Orleans' own 2021 second-round pick.