Wesley College faculty and students attended the 9th Annual NASA Delaware Space Grant Symposium March 20 at the University of Delaware in Newark. The event included an informal luncheon and presentations of research results from students who have been supported by NASA Delaware Space Grant the past year. The three Wesley students that attended the event are Cannon Scholars, which is a Wesley program supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide scholarships in science,...[more]
Wesley College celebrated Founders Day on March 18 at the Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover. The event is an annual tradition for the College that celebrates the beginnings of Wesley College (142 years ago) and recognizes donors and students’ accomplishments with scholarships and awards.
Adele Foltz, Wesley College controller, was the program emcee, offering welcoming and closing statements to those in attendance. Wesley alum, Matthew T. Sellitto ’67, served as a guest speaker at the...[more]
Wesley College Professor of Mathematics Dr. Agashi Nwogbaga gave a presentation at a regional Mathematical Association of America (MAA) conference at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa. on March 14 as part of the Pi Day celebration. The title of his seminar was "Challenges and Tips for Project-Based Teaching of Non-Math Majors."Nwogbaga discussed various strategies, challenges and tips for using project-based instruction in mathematics for science and other non-math major...[more]
The Wesley College Board of Trustees today announced that Robert E. Clark II is the College’s next president. Mr. Clark has 30 plus years of extensive leadership experience, most recently at the Pennsylvania State University.
Mr. Clark will begin work as the College’s 17th president on July 15, succeeding Dr. William N. Johnston who will retire in July after serving the institution for seven years, and following a distinguished career in higher education spanning 42 years.
A search committee...[more]
Wesley Seniors Jasbir Deol (biological chemistry) and Maryeah Pavey (biology) are co-authors with Wesley College Professor of Chemistry and Associate Dean of Interdisciplinary/Collaborative Sponsored Research Dr. Malcolm D'Souza on an article. The peer-reviewed article, “Statistical Methods for the Investigation of Solvolysis Mechanisms Illustrated by the Chlorides of the Carbomethoxy Protecting Groups NVOC and FMOC,” was published in the Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry Volume 2015...[more]
Two Wesley College music students will present original music for a chance to publicly debut their work at a concert in April. On March 10 at 7 pm in the Fellowship Hall at Wesley United Methodist Church, several local students including Wesley students Emily Bentz and Nicholas Oakley will present their music and be judged by members of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA). The ACDA is a non-profit music education organization whose central purpose is to promote excellence in choral...[more]
Wesley will open at normal times on Friday, March 6. Classes begin at 8 am, staff report at 8:30. Use caution on campus.
All main campus and DAFB Classes for Thursday, 3/5/15 are cancelled and the campus is CLOSED. Classes resume on 3/6.
Due to icy conditions, Wesley College will delay opening until 10 am on 3/2/15 to be reevaluated by 7:30 am on 3/2/15.
Wesley College senior biological chemistry student, Jasbir Deol received the Delaware American Chemical Society (DE-ACS) undergraduate award for outstanding achievements in chemistry. The award was presented to Deol by Dr. Norman Henry (DuPont) at the DE-ACS section meeting, in Wilmington, DE, on February 25.
Deol's three undergraduate research projects in chemistry under the direction of Wesley College Professor of Chemistry and Associate Dean of Interdisciplinary/Collaborative Sponsored...[more]