Wesley College Professor of Business Management Dr. Kathleen Jacobs was asked to represent the Delaware Commission for Women by attending the 6th annual Kent County Economic Summit held at the Conference Center at Delaware Tech Terry Campus on September 23. The event was presented in collaboration with the Central Delaware Business and Entrepreneurship Consortium and the topic was “Building a Better Community.”The purpose of the Summit was to accelerate economic progress in Kent County,...[more]
Wesley College has named a garden on campus in recognition of a generous gift from Allison ’98 and Brad ’95 Gudeman. The Gudemans contributed to the campaign to build the Wesley Plazas and their garden is located on the South Plaza, between Dulany Hall and the main entrance to the College Center. A stone plaque has been placed in the garden and new plantings to beautify the space include blue and white asters, barberry, nandina, dwarf crapemyrtle, white chrysanthemums, northern bayberry, and...[more]
Dr. Malcolm J. D'Souza, Wesley College professor of chemistry, co-authored a review chapter that appeared in the October issue of the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, pages, 18310-18332.
The article reviews the synthetic and mechanistic studies of commercially available chemical intermediates commonly used in peptide, polymer, pharmaceutical and agricultural chemistry. The work completed at Wesley College was sponsored through the NIH-NIGMS IDeA INBRE program, and the...[more]
Wesley College's education department recently purchased a 3D printer and computer through grant funds. The method of 3D printing is a process that forms a three-dimensional object designed through a computer program. According to Wesley Professor of Education Dr. B. Patricia Patterson, the machines are becoming more popular today, as there are currently eight Delaware libraries with 3D printers for use by the public.
The printer, software and laptop equipment totaled more than $6,000, and...[more]
Wesley's football team was ranked as the top-rated Division III squad in the first Lambert Meadowlands poll of 2014. Lambert is an organization that recognizes Eastern-based college football teams on all levels of play, including Division I. Wesley beat out five other undefeated programs for the honor.
Coming off a 54-0 victory at Concordia-Selma last Saturday, the Wesley College football team continues to be ranked fourth in both the American Football Coaches Association and D3football.com Top 25 Polls. The team is currently 6-0, which is their best start since the 2010 season.
Wesley College's Bryce Shade was named the ECAC Special Teams Player of the Week, following Wesley's 54-0 win against Concordia-Selma on October 11. Shade returned a kickoff 83 yards for a touchdown and had another runback for 35 yards during the game.
The Alumni Association is happy to announce the new members elected to serve three year terms on the alumni board: Yalonda Wilkins Adams ’95, Oswald Guobadia ’96, Alexandra Hollywood ’05 and Elizabeth Wallace ’13.
The following executive committee members were also elected: President - Kirsten Higgins ’98; Vice President - Courtney Stewart ’04; Treasurer - Matt Lindell ’03; Secretary - Alexandra Hollywood ’05 and Past President - Chad Robinson ’05.
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During the All-Class Reunion Dinner at Homecoming and Families Weekend 2014, the Wesley College Alumni Association presented the 2014 Alumni Awards. Matthew Sellitto ’67 received the Alumni Public Service Award in absentia, Jane (Kearney) MacDonald ’60 won the Alumni Service Award and James Collins ’97 was the recipient of the Professional Service Award. The Public Service Award honors alumni who have fulfilled the obligations of their education through creative leadership in service that...[more]
Wesley College's Joe Callahan and Aamir Petrose were named the ECAC Division III Southwest Co-Offensive and Co-Defensive Player of the Week, respectively, it was announced by the league office on October 7. Callahan threw for 362 yards and totaled six touchdowns (5 pass, 1 rush) in Wesley's victory against Louisiana College. Petrose tallied five tackles and two sacks.