On Friday, Nov. 15, the First Year Student Leadership Retreat commenced with a formal dinner and presentations from faculty members regarding leadership and what makes an effective leader. The retreat included a day trip on Saturday, Nov. 16 to Camp Pecometh in Centreville, MD. While at the camp the students learned about stress management and the influence they can have as leaders. The 63 freshmen who participated were pushed to work as a team in order to train, support, and encourage each...[more]
Three Wesley College graduates were nominated for the 2014 Delaware Teacher of the Year Award. There were nineteen educators nominated for the award- one for each district in the state. Educators are nominated based on their effectiveness, dedication, and love of teaching. The state awards each nominee with a $2,000 grant. The Wesley alumni nominees were Kaitlin (Oliver) Callaway '06 M'02, Deborah (Kenton) Long '01, M'02, and Jennifer (Mosuly) Immediato '01.“Wesley is so proud of our...[more]
Four Wesley College alumni, Jenna Ryan '11 (M.S.N.), Jessica Lambert '10 (B.S.N.) and '13 (M.S.N.), Dora Eyong '10 (M.S.N.), and Laura Wedel '09 (M.S.N.), were recently published in the DNA Reporter, the official publication of the Delaware Nurses Association.
Ryan’s report detailed the treatment of infantile hemangiomas, commonly called a ‘strawberry’ due to the pink raised skin, that can potentially lead to various complications including airway obstruction and bodily disfigurement. In...[more]
Dr. Karen Panunto, associate professor of nursing and BSN program director, was elected President of the Delaware Nurse’s Association. The organization is a constituent member association of the American Nurse’s Association and a non-profit professional organization that represents approximately 500 registered nurses in the state of Delaware.[more]
Wesley's Professor of Nursing and Chair of Nursing Department Dr. Robert Contino, was appointed to a second three-year term on the Board of Nursing by Governor Jack Markel and is the current President of the Delaware Board of Nursing. The Board of Nursing is the professional board that regulates nursing practice and licensure in the State of Delaware. The board issues licenses, evaluates educational programs, and enforces disciplinary punishments if a law is violated. [more]
Wesley College biological chemistry junior Victor DeBarros II, presented his NSF-EPSCoR supported undergraduate research at the 23rd National NSF-EPSCoR Conference in Nashville, TN, November 3-7. DeBarros's research project highlighted Delaware's research contribution in the EPSCoR jurisdictions. His project, completed under the direction of Dr. Malcolm J. D'Souza, professor of chemistry, analyzed nitrogen (a key nutrient in chlorophyll) in a class of organic compounds called carbamoyl...[more]
Wesley College's Will Mileski has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Men's Soccer Co-Rookie of the Year, it was announced by the league office on November 13. Mileski is the first Wolverine to earn CAC Rookie of the Year honors and he was also named to the conference's second team.
As a part of a DE-EPSCoR and DE-INBRE community outreach program, undergraduates from the Wesley College science program participated in an event to inspire 250 students (in grades 1 – 8) to think about the elementary principles in chemistry. The event was held at the Independence School in Newark, DE on Nov. 2. The Wesley effort was led by Kyle Gillespie, a biological chemistry senior, and Dr. Malcolm D’Souza, professor of chemistry and director of sponsored research.
In order to...[more]
Wesley College hosted the cross-country “Generational Equity Tour,” presented by the non-partisan The Can Kicks Back campaign on Monday, November 4. The event included a screening of the documentary Overdraft, followed by a panel discussion that included the Hon. Michael Castle, former U.S. Representative and Governor of Delaware; Dr. Richard Bieker, economist at Delaware State University and Nick Troiano, co-founder of The Can Kicks Back. Moderated by Wesley College...[more]
As more professionals seek to improve their marketability in difficult economic times, Wesley College is making graduate studies more accessible and cost efficient to meet the current demands. Expansion of the graduate programs will include a Master of Arts in Sport Leadership (MA-SL) starting in January 2014. This new program is the first completely online offering for the college.
“We recognized a need for an advanced degree in sport leadership and started the process,” said Wesley College...[more]