On May 30, Capital School District held an awards ceremony to honor volunteer mentors and community partners in Dover. Wesley student Kadija Erskine-Michel was named “Mentor of the Year” for the Central Middle School. Wesley’s Department of Political and Social Science also received the “Community Partner of the Year” award.As part of Dr. Jessica James’ Contemporary Social Problems course, students must complete 25 hours of community service and reflect on their time each week. This is done to...[more]
The Wesley College Nursing Department secured grant funds to assist the elderly population in Kent County. The grant allowed the Nursing Department to provide Luther Towers with updated computers and software through the Palmer Foundation. Luther Towers is a residential facility for low-income elderly in Kent County. The institution consists of six buildings with independent living apartments for the residents.
The grant has been funded over the past several years. This year, the money was...[more]
The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce nominated Wesley College for an Excellence in Business Award – Corporation of the Year category. The chamber nominated three corporations to compete for votes from other Chamber members. Some of the criteria included having more than 50 employees, creative and imaginative in dealing with the public or business community, growth in either number of employees or an increase in sales dollars, and responsiveness to adversity and creative solutions to resolve...[more]
Wesley College Associate Professor of Kinesiology Raymond Phillips has been named one of the NCAA Division III FAR Fellows allowing him to attend a conference underwritten by NCAA.
A FAR Fellow, or a Faculty Athletics Representative, is appointed by the FAR Institute planning committee in order to serve as a liaison between the NCAA and the institution. As the selected representative, Phillips will serve as the chief contact for Wesley College and address issues on the college’s behalf.
Four-sport athlete Tristin Burris has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America® District II Track & Field/Cross Country team and will be a candidate for Academic All-America® honors later which will be announced in June. To be eligible for Academic All-America consideration, the student-athlete must be a key starter or reserve and maintain at least a 3.30 cumulative grade-point-average.
Sprinter Matt Bundy finished fourth in the 110m hurdles at the 2012 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field National Championships at Burns Stadium on May 26. Bundy's time of 14.49 earned him All-America honors and he is the first runner in Wesley College history to earn that distinction.
Wesley College's Rob Benedict, Geoff Kimmel, Jon Carlson and DJ Keckler were all named to the D3Baseball.com All-South Region Team
Wesley College’s Department of Education has proven its commitment toproducing quality teachers for our nation’s children by achieving accreditation thismonth under the performance-oriented standards of the National Council forAccreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the organization responsible forprofessional accreditation of teacher education.
NCATE currently accredits 623 institutions which produce two-thirds of the nation’snew teacher graduates each year. Ninety-nine institutions are...[more]
Four-sport athlete Tristin Burris has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America® District II All-Academic At-Large team and will be a candidate for Academic All-America® honors later this month. To be eligible for Academic All-America consideration, the student-athlete must be a key starter or reserve and maintain at least a 3.30 cumulative grade-point-average.
Dr. Malcolm J. D’Souza, professor of chemistry at Wesley College, in Dover, Delaware, has won the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) 2012 E. Emmett Reid Award, which recognizes high-quality teaching in chemistry at small colleges in the ACS Mid-Atlantic region.
D’Souza has published 70 peer-reviewed journal articles and mentored more than 100 undergraduate students since 1992. Forty-seven undergraduate co-authors appear on his list of peer-reviewed publications. Forty-one of D’Souza’s...[more]