When Wesley student Ashley Pierce’s family home was destroyed by a fire, her volleyball teammates stepped up to help. They initiated the Wesley Cares campaign as a campus-wide effort to support her in her time of need. The College community rallied together to support one of their own, providing cash and gift cards so she and her family could replace household goods and basic resources lost in the fire. The Wesley Cares campaign raised $575 for the Pierce Family while the Wesley Nursing...[more]
Class of 2013 graduate Erich Gillespie was featured in an article in the Delaware State News. The story detailed several aspects of his life, including his involvement on campus, his participation in extracurricular activities, and his difficult circumstances during his formative years.
For the safety of all concerned, the Wesley College Commencement ceremony has been moved to the auditorium at Central Middle School (211 Delaware Ave Dover, DE 19901), due to the threat of thunderstorms.[more]
The College’s Spring Commencement activities will begin with Baccalaureate at the Schwartz Center in downtown Dover at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2013. Participation in the service is encouraged but not required. Please bring your graduation gown to wear for the service; however, no caps and hoods are worn at this event. Graduates who wish to participate are asked to arrive at the Schwartz Center by 3:00 p.m. and report to the second floor ballroom.
The Commencement Ceremony will be...[more]
The Matthew C. Sellitto Foundation awarded a grant of $100,000 to Wesley College. The donation will be used as an endowed fund to provide support to underprivileged students from urban environments attending Wesley College.
Sellitto (9/30/77 – 9/11/01), was only 23 years old when his life was tragically cut short in the largest terrorist attack on American soil. His dream of working in finance came true in February 2001 when he was hired by Cantor Fitzgerald, one of the...[more]
In recognition of National Nurses Week, four Wesley alumni and two faculty members were recognized in Delaware Today Magazine. Alana King ’09 and Melody Wireman ’08, received Excellence in Nursing Awards, and Susan Hoffman ’06, nursing laboratory manager Christine Jarrell, Elizabeth Light ’06 and Professor Nancy Rubino received honorable mentions. They were all featured in a “Top Nurses” section in the May 2013 edition of Delaware Today. The magazine partnered with the Delaware Nurses...
Wesley College biological chemistry students Catherine Gross and Kaylee Miller presented research at the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) 2013 Posters on the Hill event in Washington, D.C. from April 23-24.
Posters on the Hill is an undergraduate poster session held on Capitol Hill, allowing Congress members to see the value of a college education firsthand by interacting with students from across the United States. The event, which started in 1996, involves a competitive...[more]
Six Wesley College students presented five posters at the 10th Annual Delaware American Chemical Society (ACS) Section Student-Industry poster session meeting at the University of Delaware on April 16. One of the students, Jasbir Deol (biological chemistry), earned a second place cash award in the undergraduate poster section of the event.
Students who participated were Benjamin Barile (mathematics), Catie Gross (biological chemistry), Kaylee Miller(biological chemistry), Maryeah Pavey...[more]
Two Wesley College students, Olivia Hampton (biology) and Gabriel Fernandez-Bueno (biological chemistry) presented their undergraduate research at the 7th Annual NASA-Delaware Space Grant Consortium (NASA-DESGC) Conference at the University of Delaware on April 12.
Both students were 2012-2013NASA DESGC Undergraduate Tuition Award recipients and earned certificates of merit for their research at the conference. In addition, the research poster also received an American Chemical...[more]
Wesley College Professor of Political Science Dr. Tony Armstrong was featured in a News Journal article about random acts of kindness, which was originally published on April 15, 2013. The article detailed Armstrong's teaching of well-being courses and highlighted his upcoming book "Educating Angels," due out in the fall. In the book, Armstrong emphasizes the importance of teaching children in a way that "touches their heart."