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.
Wesley College faculty, staff, students, and members of the Dover community gathered to honor Jim Flood Sr. and Kathleen Flood for their generous contribution to fully fund the renovation of Wesley’s Writing and Tutoring Center, a part of Wesley’s Department of Academic Support on October 6. With the relocation of a computer lab, the department was able to repurpose the space to be devoted to the tutoring program, which previously had no area to call home. Over the summer, staff and graduate...[more]
Wesley College Professor of Political Science Dr. Anthony Armstrong is quoted in a NerdScholar article about the benefits of college. Americans collectively have more than $1.2 trillion in student loan debt, an amount that may cause prospective students to wonder whether college is worth the cost. Regardless of debt levels, it’s still statistically more beneficial to hold a college degree.
When is comes to salaries, millennial college graduates by and large make $17,500 more annually than...
Wesley College's Kyle George and Aamir Petrose were both named to the D3football.com Team of the Week it was announced by the website on October 1. In Wesley's win against SVU, George caught seven passes for 141 yards and two touchdowns and Petrose had three sacks and broke up a pass.
Wesley College Department of Education was awarded a 1.5 million dollar grant by the US Department of Education to create a replicable, sustainable model for teacher preparation that bridges the professional development gap between education students in training (teachers that have not secured a teaching assignment) and experienced teaching professionals.
The goal of the model is to significantly increase recruitment and retention of highly-qualified young teachers into local school...[more]
James H. Gilliam Sr., a World War II veteran and former member of Wesley College's board of trustees, recently had the medals he earned while serving as a Buffalo Soldier returned to him.
Wesley College Joe Callahan has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week, it was announced by the league office on Sept. 23. This is the second time this season that Callahan has been named the ECAC Player of the Week.
Will Mileski had a hand in each Wesley College goal to lead the Wolverines men's soccer team to a 3-0 victory over Cairn University on Sept. 24 at Scott D. Miller Stadium, scoring once and assisting on two.
Wesley Professor of Political Science Dr. Tony Armstrong gave a presentation at TEDx Wilmington, where he discussed how he tries to make a difference in students' lives by leading them down the path of happiness.