Two Cannon Scholars and two science students presented their National Science Foundation (NSF) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) sponsored research at the 2015 Delaware Estuary Science and Environmental Summit. Wesley Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Dr. Stephanie Stotts mentored and accompanied the four undergraduate students to Cape May, New Jersey on January 26-28th.
Kyle Frame, senior environmental studies major, presented a poster titled, “Upland...[more]
Wesley College's Elizsha Streeter has been named the Capital Athletic Conference Women's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, it was announced by the league office on February 10. This is the second time this season that Streeter has earned CAC weekly honors. A sophomore from Hagerstown, Md., Streeter broke the CAC-record in the 400m Dash at the Frank Colden Invitational with a time of 58.84 which currently ranks 24th in NCAA Division III. Streeter also won the 200m Dash in a CAC season-best time...
Five Wolverines won their heats and two school-records were set as the Wesley College women's track & field team competed at the Patriot Games on January 31 hosted by George Mason University. Setting school-records on the day were sophomores Elizsha Streeter in the 500m (1:22.29) and Taylor Rae Danforth in the Pole Vault (10-2"). Streeter also was Wesley's top performer in the 200m (26.27) while sophomore Angel Hall (26.97) and freshmen Alexia Mitchell (27.49) and Ashley Morris (27.69) won...
Wesley College is pleased to announce that it will form a Club Rugby squad at the institution starting in the Fall 2015 semester. The club will join USA Rugby at that time and will look into a conference within USA Rugby with other like-institutions. USA Rugby is the national governing body for the sport of rugby union in the United States. USA Rugby states its role as "the national governing body charged with achieving and maintaining high levels of quality in all aspects of rugby. USA Rugby...
Wesley College's Alexus Stroud has been named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III South Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week, it was announced by the league office February 3. This is the second time this year that Stroud has earned ECAC Rookie weekly honors. In a pair of Wolverines wins last week, the native of Smyrna, Del., averaged 18 points while shooting 50 percent from beyond-the-arc and 85 percent from the charity stripe. Stroud led Wesley in scoring both games with...
The Wesley College men's lacrosse team has been to finish eighth in the Capital Athletic Conference Preseason Poll which was announced on February 4. Salisbury was a near-unanimous selection to finish first with seven of nine first place votes, followed by York, Frostburg, Christopher Newport, St. Mary's, Mary Washington, Marymount, the Wolverines and Southern Virginia. Wesley returns three of its top five scorers from a year ago, including its biggest playmaker in junior Sam Seibert
The 2012 Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Year, former Wesley College shortstop Rob Benedict has been named to the CAC Silver Anniversary Team, it was announced by the league office on February 3. Entering its 25th year of varsity competition, the CAC selected a Silver Anniversary Team in 19 championship sports, primarily based on season-ending conference awards as voted by the conference coaches. Each Silver Anniversary Team will feature 25 former or current standouts.
Wesley College's JW Lawson has been named the eastern College Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Co-Rookie of the Week for the South Region, it was announced by the league office on Tuesday afternoon. This is the first weekly honor in Lawson's career. A freshman from Newark, Del., Lawson averaged 12.0 points and three steals while making 9-of-15 (60.0%) from the field. In a loss at Salisbury, Lawson led the Wolverines with 13 points which matched a season-high before going for 11 points in a...
Wesley College has been awarded a $75,000 grant from the Welfare Foundation Inc., a Delaware-based organization that supports environmental, educational and other community service projects in the region.
In the highly competitive market for new students in higher education, the primary portal for prospective students is an institution’s website. The current Wesley website will get an upgrade as the grant money will assist with the development of a responsive web microsite for recruitment of...[more]
Christian Giraldo had lost all hope of ever being happy. During two tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan, the former hospital corpsman tried to save others. When he received a medical discharge in 2010, he realized he couldn’t even save himself. Diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Giraldo felt overwhelmed with war-born guilt and shame. The 29-year-old sank into deep depression, nearly drowned himself in alcohol, and misused prescription drugs. A suicide attempt landed him in a...