Wesley College started the effort to become the new owner of the J. Allen Frear Federal Building more than three years ago.
Last month, those efforts finally paid off.
“The deed has been transferred. The keys are in our hand. It’s ours,” said William Johnston, Wesley’s president.
Wesley College received the keys to the J. Allen Frear Federal Building on November 28 in a gathering including representatives from the U.S. General Services Administration, U.S. Senator Thomas R. Carper’s office, National Management Resources and Wesley College. The 36,000 square foot building located at 300 South New Street will be repurposed as an exemplary educational center dedicated to a vibrant nursing program and the expansion of health science related majors.
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Wesley College graduated 83 students as part of the Class of 2012 Winter Commencement at Central Middle School on December 12. Wesley Board of Trustee member and attorney Linda Broyhill ’71 served as the guest speaker for the ceremony.
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Wesley College presented Gian Carlo Menotti's "Amahl and the Night Visitors" Nov. 29 at the Schwartz Center for the Arts.
The opera, performed in English, tells the story of Amahl and his mother and the act of forgiveness that change their lives. The opera was directed by Wesley drama instructor, J. Denise Baker, with music direction by Wesley professor of music, Dr. James Wilson. The performance was funded in part of Kent County Fund for the Arts and Delaware Division of the Arts.
Wesley College hosted a reception for photographer Robert Gingher on November 29 in the Fluman Gallery located on the third floor in College Center. Gingher specializes in landscape, portrait, still life, and composite shots. His exhibit, the Inmost Light, will be on display until January 10.[more]
The Delaware Section of the American Chemistry Society (DE-ACS) hosted a Family Science Adventure at the Independence School in Newark, Delaware November 3. The event’s goal is to make science exciting and interesting to younger children and allow parents and children to work together in fun hands-on activities that could possibly peak a kids future interest in science. These activities typically include experiments that have an emphasis on chemistry and physics principles. Students had the...[more]
Wesley College's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee collected and donated 1,155 pounds of food to the Food Bank of Delaware as part of the annual Capital Athletic Conference Challenge.
The Wesley College basketball team won the Widener Tip-Off for Autism Awareness Tournament at Skibo Gym. Paul Reynolds was named MVP.
Wesley College's fifth-ranked football team scored the second-most points in school-history in a 73-14 win over Mount Ida in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday afternoon at Scott D. Miller Stadium. The Wolverines (9-1) will take on Cortland St. in the Second Round of the National Tournament on Saturday, November 24 in a 12 pm kickoff.
Wesley College has partnered with the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce (CDCC) to create an internship program for the students of Wesley. The CDCC/Wesley College Internship Connect Program places undergraduates in internship positions allowing students the opportunity to experience and learn about various career fields, gaining valuable preparation in a professional setting. “The program will help students develop worthwhile professional work place skills in environments...[more]