Wesley College celebrated Founders Day on March 19 at the Schwartz Center for the Arts in Dover. The event is an annual tradition for the College that acknowledges students, celebrating their accomplishments with scholarships and awards. Dr. Michael Nielsen, a professor of media arts at Wesley, was featured as a guest speaker. A member of the Wesley faculty since 1989, Nielsen is retiring at the end of the spring 2014 semester.
A total of $127,650 in scholarship money - up from approximately...[more]
To allow for snow removal and more safe travel conditions this morning, Wesley is extending its closing Monday until 12:00 Noon.
Academic and business activities will resume at 12:00 PM. Be alert for further updates in the event that the snow does not tapper off as expected.
ARAMARK is attempting to open for regular meal hours.
IMPORTANT NOTE FROM RESIDENCE LIFE:
"If you have a Resident Assistant (RA) interview scheduled for Monday, March 17th, you will be contacted by the Office of...[more]
In view of the developing weather conditions, Wesley's current plan is to open for class and for all other business activities Monday at 10:00 AM.
We will monitor the developing storm during the night and early morning hours and may adjust the schedule.
Faculty, staff and students are urged to watch for further e-mails and text messages. If we need to deviate from the 10:00 AM opening, expect a message at about 5:00 tomorrow morning.
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A Wesley College student has coauthored a peer-reviewed publication as part of an undergraduate research project. This past summer, Kaylee Miller, junior biological chemistry major, completed an intensive 10-week DE-INBRE supported internship with Dr. Thomas L. Bauer, at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Research Institute, at Christiana Care. Her efforts resulted in the co-authorship on a peer-reviewed article that has appeared in Surgical Oncology. Miller plans to enter an Occupational...[more]
It took more than a quick snap of the scissors to make the new Health Sciences Building a reality, it took vision, collaboration and years of planning to secure the 36,000 square-foot former Federal building at no cost to the College.
On March 6 more than 150 people celebrated the ribbon cutting ceremony for Wesley’s new building located at 300 South New Street including Governor Jack Markell, Regional Administrator for U.S. GSA Mid-Atlantic Region Sara Manzano-Diaz, state and local...[more]
The Governor has declared a state of emergency for this evening (Sunday) and for Tomorrow. Schools and other activities are beginning to announce closures.
Accordingly, Wesley will be closed tomorrow (March 3rd) for business and academic activities. In as much as snow is to taper off tomorrow afternoon, we expect to re-open for regular business and classroom activities at the normal opening time on Tuesday, March 4.
Security, Residence life, Facilities, food service and other...[more]
Wesley College has been named as one of the top 100 colleges and universities in the country by TheBestSchools.org (TBS). The organization released a list of the top universities and four-year liberal arts colleges, broken down by state to provide a guide of outstanding institutions geographically.
“We are so pleased to be included in this ranking,” said Wesley College President Dr. William N. Johnston. “We are always striving to provide the best academic experience for our...[more]
Wesley College students, Catherine Gross, Kasey Thompson, and Karri-Jo Walls, presented their undergraduate research on Feb 15 at American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. This was the first time Wesley students presented at an AAAS conference. All three students competed against undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. students in their selected categories. Gross, Thompson, and Walls were also chosen as student session aides and helped the conference...[more]
Wesley College announced Dr. Ray Yin, founder and CEO of ANP Technologies, will be the speaker at the 2014 Commencement ceremony. Yin’s company based in Newark, DE is one of the leading companies in biodefense and nanotherapeutics. On May 10, he will share his story of growing up in China, moving to America and becoming a successful entrepreneur.
After earning his B.S. from Nankai University in China, Yin received a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California. Along with the...[more]
Courtney (Walpole) Voshell '03 graduated from Wesley’s education program and went on to earn her master and doctoral degrees while a teacher and administrator in the Capital School District. On February 8, Voshell was named National Assistant Principal for Secondary Schools by the National Assoc. of School Administrators. "Courtney is an exemplary change agent, she has definitely instituted positive change at Dover High School," said Professor of Education Dr. B. Patricia Patterson.