The evolving threat of global terrorism, especially the potential for lone-wolf actors, has meant that vigilance is needed on even the smallest, most local levels, said U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson.
"It has evolved to the point where homeland security has become hometown security," Johnson told a crowd of about 150 people in Dover on Wednesday.
Johnson, President Barack Obama's top homeland security official was in Delaware's capital Wednesday night to speak to Wesley...
The Wesley College Delaware Gamma Chapter of Alpha Chi National Honor Society, a certified member of the Association of College Honor Societies, held an induction ceremony for fifteen inductees on April 12.
Wesley students Dylan Ray Chessher (Business Admin.), Angela M. Clemmons (Biology), Savannah L. Durham (Political Science), Jenni Glick (MSN), Brianna C. Jansen (Nursing), Lauren L. Johnson (Accounting), Kelsey L. Laird (Education), Stephanie Malakuskie (Nursing), Teledalase A. Ogundipe...[more]
Wesley College celebrated the 6th annual Arts in the Parlor with an “On Broadway” theme on April 10 at the Schwartz Center for the Arts. More than 200 people attended the fundraising event that supports student scholarships.
The evening represented not only a celebration of the arts but also recognition of Wesley College President Dr. William N. Johnston and Susan Johnston’s dedication and service to Wesley College and the community during their tenure as president and first lady....[more]
Dr. Agashi Nwogbaga, Professor of Mathematics at Wesley College, was honored during the national convention of the Alpha Chi Honor Society that took place in Chicago, IL, in March 19-21, 2015. The Society is a national honor society open only to the top ten percent of students from all disciplines throughout the country. With some 300 chapters and an active presence in almost every state, Alpha Chi actively promotes academic excellence, undergraduate and graduate research, campus academic...[more]
Wesley College's Roland Attoh-Okine has been named the eastern College Athletic Conference Division III South Men's Track & Field Rookie of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Wednesday night. This is the first time that Attoh-Okine has received a weekly award in his collegiate career. A freshman from Newark, Del., Attoh-Okine, in his outdoor season-debut, clocked a 14.75 in the 110m hurdles at the Colonial Relays hosted by William & Mary last Saurday. Attoh-Okine's mark ranks...
Wesley College’s Department of Law and Justice Studies presents Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson at the Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover on Wednesday, April 15 from 5 - 7 p.m. Johnson will discuss the challenges, purpose and opportunities of his agency to an audience that includes Wesley’s Law and Justice students as well as other local college students. Students will have an opportunity to ask questions after Johnston’s prepared message.
Prior to serving as the secretary of...[more]
Using funding awarded by the US Department of Education, the Wesley College education department established a “Success for Life” (SFL) program for its undergraduate education and physical education majors. The goal of the program is to significantly increase recruitment and retention of highly-qualified young teachers into local school districts. The SFL participants meet weekly and provide peer-to-peer support as well as plan and participate in outreach activities at local schools....[more]
Wesley College's field hockey team received several different honors from the National Field Hockey Coaches Association for its academic prowess on Thursday afternoon. The Wolverines as a team received the Gladiator by SGI / NFHCA Collegiate National Academic Team Award for accumulating over a 3.0 Team GPA during the 2014 season.
Additionally, 11 different Wolverines were named to the Division III National Academic Squad for maintaining over a 3.30 cumulative grade point average during their...[more]
Two Wesley College music students and two students from University of Delaware’s music department were selected to have original choral compositions rehearsed and given a reading performance at a composer’s workshop organized by Wesley College Associate Professor of Music - Director of Choir James Wilson for the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) on March 10.
Wesley students Emily Bentz and Nicholas Oakley as well as UD students Carl R. Pariso and Emily DeWoolfson presented their...[more]
Eight Wesley students traveled to Denver Colorado to presented six posters at the 249th American Chemistry Society (ACS) National Meeting & Exposition on March 22 -26. The theme of the event was “The Chemistry of Natural Resources” and student presented their DE-INBRE and DE-EPSCoR sponsored research in chemistry, most of which was completed during their summer (2014) internships at Wesley.
Students in attendance included Jasbir Deol (biological chemistry), Megan Durrant (medical...[more]